The Missing Rib Part 1
Rib Part 1 | Part
A girl in love asked her boyfriend.
Girl: Tell me. Who do you love most in this
Boy: You, of course!
Girl: In your heart, what am I to you?
The boy thought for a moment and looked intently
in her eyes and said, "You are my rib.
It was said that God saw that Adam was lonely.
Hence, when Adam was sleeping, God took one
of his rib and created Eve. Ever since then,
every man has been searching for his missing
rib. It is said that only when you find the
woman of your life then you'll no longer feel
the lingering ache in your heart."
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The girl was extremely touched at his reply.
Before long, there were married. After their
wedding, the couple had a sweet and happy life
for a while. However, the youthful couple began
to drift apart due to the busy schedules in
their lives and the never ending worries of
daily problems. Their life became mundane. All
the challenges posed by the harsh realities
of life began to gnaw away their dreams and
love for each other. The couple began to have
more quarrels and each quarrel became more heated.
One day, after a particularly heated quarrel,
the girl ran out of the house.
At the opposite side of the road, she shouted,
"You don't love me!"
The boy hated her childishness and out of impulse
retorted, "Maybe, it was a mistake for
us to be together! You were never my missing
Suddenly, she turned quiet and stood there
for a long while. He regretted what he said
but the words spoken are like water that was
thrown away, you can never take it back. With
tears, she went home to pack her things and
was determined to breakup.
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Before she left the house she said, "If
I'm really not your missing rib, please let
She continued, "It is less painful this
way. Let us go on our separate ways and search
for our own partners."
Five years went by...
He never remarried but he had tried to find
out about her life indirectly. She had left
the country for a while but retuned eventually.
She had married a foreigner and that relationship
ended with a divorce. He felt anguished that
she never waited for him.
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