These days, it’s easy to send photos to anyone, anytime, anywhere on your phone. However, this convenience can sometimes change people’s fates. This is the story of a couple who were in love, but a simple photo sent by the wife made the husband decide to divorce her immediately.
This tale is a lesson that people should be careful when sending photos to others. From the moment you hit the “send” button, you may have already created your own tragedy…
A Marriage That Was Going Well
Iris and Thomas had a great married life together. They’d gotten married two years ago, looking after each other and enjoying each other’s company every day. “Where are we going to go on our next vacation?” was a common topic of conversation.
But it wasn’t smooth sailing forever. The two were soon going to face insurmountable problems that they never would have foreseen. A single photograph would change their destiny.
The Beautiful Wife, Iris
This is actually the photo that Iris sent to her husband Thomas. As for the photo, at a glance, it looks like a regular selfie. From the picture, we can see that Iris is young and very beautiful.
But Thomas wasn’t just mesmerized by her beauty when he saw the photo. There was more to it than that. This single photo infuriated Thomas and even led to his decision to divorce Iris.
The Husband And Wife Everyone Envied
Iris was a beautiful woman who was the envy of many. And Thomas, her husband, is a wonderful man. Their relationship appeared so perfect in the eyes of those around them that no one would have thought that there would be a major obstacle there.
What most people wouldn’t have suspected is that the main obstacle between them was the job that Thomas held. Of course, Thomas was a nice man and he always cared about his wife, but that wasn’t where Iris’s frustration lay.
Thomas Traveled Around The World
Thomas had a very eventful life as a salesperson for an insurance company. Almost every week, he toured different parts of the world on business trips. Every day, he worked late at night and left home early every morning. Thomas’s working life did not change after his marriage.
Thomas had always been one of the best salespeople in the company, gaining new policyholders almost every day. But his success meant that they couldn’t spend enough time together.
Thomas Was Also Ready To Change This Situation
Thomas himself had a problem with not being able to easily spend time with Iris. No matter how different their working hours were, Iris was there to support him as much as she could.
His business results were excellent, so of course, his pay was high and he accumulated a lot in savings since they got married. And just when he had saved a ton of money, Thomas made a decision to prove his love for Iris.
Would This Be A Turning Point For Thomas?
His life was busy with his job, but Thomas had enjoyed it. However, when he got married, he began to wonder if he could keep that way of life.
He was always apologizing because there were some days that he was only home while Iris was sleeping. They could only spend weekends together. They tried to have as much fun as possible, but he was too tired to do so at times.
He Made The Decision In Paris
Although they rarely argued at first, the more the days that Thomas was away on business, the more they bickered. Iris, who had tried not to complain for so long, was slowly reaching her limit.
On the day of the photo text, Thomas was in a hotel room in Paris, where he was on a business trip. Iris had just sent him a message of annoyance. That’s when he made a final decision.
He Decided To Quit His Job
Thomas had continued to devote himself to his work since his marriage. However, now that there was someone important in his life, he began to think that he needed to focus on the future. Fortunately, he had built a sales record all these years, so he had enough money to get a loan and buy a house.
He was going to quit that job and find new employment where he could spend more time with Iris. He had a number of qualifications in addition to his many references, so he would have no problem finding his next job.
Passionate About Work
Thomas was considering quitting his job, finding a new regular job, and even buying his own house, an idea he liked very much. With this plan, he thought he could finally give Iris back all the loneliness he had caused her so far.
The day he decided to quit his job, Thomas wanted to tell her as soon as possible. But he waited until the following weekend to tell her because he wanted to surprise Iris. It was hard to keep the surprise to himself, but he managed to keep the secret.
The Ways In Which Couples Interact With Each Other
On weekdays, the only way to communicate with each other was by email, as they couldn’t physically be together. They kept in close contact with each other on every topic, no matter how trivial.
Now, a weekend to spend with Iris was just around the corner. Thomas used his free time on that fateful Paris business trip exchanging emails and photos, picturing how happy Iris’s face would be when she got the news.
A Thursday Afternoon Changed Their Lives
It was now Thursday afternoon. The previous week had been a good time for both of them to take time off work, but Thomas was now in Paris on a business trip. The couple exchanged messages on WhatsApp, as usual.
They happily talked about their plans, like what they wanted to do for the weekend and how the workday was unfolding. It was business as usual while they awaited their weekend. Until she sent this photo…
Pay Attention To The Bed
Now let’s take a moment to look at the photo Iris sent on Thursday afternoon. She had come home tired from work, changed in her bedroom, and sat quietly on the bed next to a guitar.
At first glance, it just looks like a snapshot from everyday life, but Thomas saw something strange. When Thomas saw the photo, he was so angry that he regretted his decision to quit his job.
Thomas Couldn’t Believe His Eyes
At the end of that bed, there was a reflection of something that should never have been photographed. Maybe Iris wanted to share a photo of her at home, relaxing, with Thomas.
And Thomas had probably seen pictures like this before too, and didn’t pay much attention. However, this time the photo was too glaring. And what was in that photo made Thomas change his mind and even decide to divorce his wife.
A Photo Can Change A Person’s Mind
The moment he saw the photo, his feelings started to simmer. The memories of their good times together so far now seemed miserable. Normally, the brightly colored streets of Paris made him happy, but now he only saw run-down buildings.
Thomas had tears in his eyes. Their union, which had only been for just over two years, was about to completely fall apart.
What Is Wrong With The Photo?
So what’s the reason this photo changed their lives? What was it that shocked Thomas so much that he decided to divorce his beautiful Iris on the spot?
Let’s take a closer look at this photo. There are messy blankets and clothes on the bed– signs of an ordinary room in an ordinary home. So what was so wrong with this seemingly innocent photo?
It Didn’t Take Thomas Much Time To Figure Out What Was Going On
Just a few minutes ago, the couple had exchanged pleasant messages between them. In one fell swoop, the whole thing turned into a meaningless conversation. His face in the photo with the guitar no longer looked like the Iris Thomas knew.
The overly careless photo of Iris tormented Thomas and turned his own life upside down. All because of this detail overlooked by Idris.
The hand of a man was visible in the photo. In fact, his wife, Iris, had been living a double life with her longtime partner and Thomas.
Until now, Iris had tried to hide this cheating partner from Thomas so he wouldn’t find out, of course, but she hadn’t been careful enough this time around. It’s also possible that he was destined to find out about it sooner or later.
He Decided To Divorce
Thomas couldn’t forgive Iris, so he immediately decided to file for a divorce. The fact that he had been betrayed by his beloved for so long plunged him into a deep valley of grief.
Besides regretting all his time at work, various emotions filled his mind. He wondered what he had done wrong. After the divorce, Thomas really spent some time reflecting on himself. And what a turning point this turned out to be for him!
A Turning Point In Thomas’ Life
A few months after the divorce, Thomas decided to go on a trip to think through everything. His mind had reached its limits with the changes that had taken place in his life over the past few months.
Thomas had not yet quit his job. So even though he was on vacation, he sometimes had to open his laptop to check his email. That night, Thomas had gone to a cafe with his laptop.
Of All The Cities He Could Have Traveled To…
The city that Thomas visited was not a place he had any special feelings for. Thomas wanted to be alone in a place he did not know, and one that was not filled with feelings and memories of Iris.
This city had a strange atmosphere that seemed somewhat run-down, but which was also somewhat nostalgic. Later, Thomas would be glad about selecting this location.
A Coffee That Would Change Everything
The cafe was full of people having fun, including a couple and a group of close friends. It was an easy-to-access cafe, so Thomas continued to check his emails throughout the day as usual.
Then, something suddenly caught his attention and he looked up from the screen he had been focusing on. And he couldn’t believe his eyes when he saw what was going on. He could feel his heart beating faster and faster.
Time Had Passed, But The Past Was Not Forgotten
Thomas was still very close to a friend of his that he’d had since he was a child. They had such a great relationship, like best friends, almost like family. This childhood friend was known for always having a smile on her face.
She had encouraged him and always made him laugh. This friend and Thomas had precious memories together of the past, which could never be forgotten.
Her Name Was Angela
A young woman about his age walked into the cafe and he stopped what he was doing. The expression on the woman’s face made him doubt his eyes, but it was not a misunderstanding or a mistake. How could he forget this face?
The woman was Angela, the childhood friend of Thomas who he knew very well. They grew up together and even became lovers when they were in high school.
The Streets Looked Different To Thomas
It was his first time in this town and, unlike the gloomy conditions of the day, he now looked outside and saw beautiful lights shining in the streets. The effect was gently pleasing.
He had felt lonely in the city, but before he knew it, that feeling was gone. He felt his heartbeat for the first time in a long time. Thomas rose from his seat in the cafe.
Facing The Past
Thomas and Angela became lovers in high school, but then Angela had to move abroad because of her parents’ jobs. After the physical distance between them, they did not keep in touch and went about their lives separately.
It was a miracle that they found themselves in the cafe they were now in. Thomas hadn’t thought of Angela since he had married Iris, but when he saw her in front of him, he felt his memories burn deep inside him.
A Fateful Reunion
Thomas decided to follow his sincere emotions and wave at her, despite the fact that he had a lot of thoughts and feelings going through his mind. As Angela was by herself in the cafe at the time, it wasn’t that hard to get her attention.
At the sound of his voice, Angela looked at Thomas, then immediately smiled. She clearly hadn’t forgotten about Thomas. This was quite a reunion.
They Talked Together For Hours
Angela just wanted to stop by this cute cafe for a drink on the way home from work. She was a little tired from work and wanted a change of scenery. She certainly didn’t expect her childhood friend, Thomas, to be there.
It had been a long time since they last saw each other, so they chatted non-stop. Angela had heard about the divorce from a friend and felt sorry for him. And she had also broken up with her boyfriend a few months earlier, which turned out to be the right time!
Angela Dreamed Of Being Reunited With Thomas
A few months after breaking up with her boyfriend, Angela enjoyed her independence, but when she was alone she began to reflect on her past relationships. Those were the moments she thought of Thomas, whom she had dated when she was a student.
They hadn’t broken up because they didn’t love each other, but because the physical distance had become a huge obstacle. Angela still hadn’t managed to get Thomas out of her mind.
Angela and Thomas had a very pleasant evening, absorbed in their stories and smiling at each other as if they were bringing the past to life. For Thomas, these few hours seemed to make him forget all the bad experiences he had endured in the past few months.
Before they knew it, there was no one in the cafe and it was around 2 a.m., closing time. They both left the cafe with a sigh of relief. Then Angela said something unexpected to Thomas
The Start Of A New Life
As they left the cafe, Angela looked Thomas straight in the eye and asked him a question they would never have dreamed of just hours earlier.
She asked him, “Would you like to come home and have a drink with me?” Of course, Thomas answered without hesitation. Then they took each other’s hands and returned to his home hand-in-hand. What happened during their new life together is a story for another time.