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He was a good man. He possessed rare qualities, that were desirable to all women, and ones for which she had sought after for so many years. He was clearly a man destined for great things, who attributed his successes to the Lord. And she saw that, indeed, he was a good man. But he was also a taken man.
After their first encounter, which she had rehearsed over and over in her mind, as she convinced herself that he was her soul mate, she became obsessed with thoughts of what might have been if she had met him first. She knew that she should let him go, and look for someone she could call her own. But her will was weak, and she frequently sought to be in his presence, and showered him with affections.
Because he was a sincere man, he treated her with respect and honour. However, even though he knew she too was an attractive woman, he was not a cautious man. He failed to see her attempts to seduce, and allowed himself to be flattered by her flirtatious advances. His pride was touched, and he was pleased to be desired again…
Read more at http://blog.ufuomaee.org/the-dream-that-became-a-nightmare/
Categories: Dear Atheist, Repost, Short Stories
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