Wife befriends the woman her husband had an affair with following his sudden death

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  • A Quora user shared how her friend Sue* met a guy named Jim* at a pub soon after she had gone through a divorce. 
  • They started a romance but it didn't last long as Jim unexpectedly passed on from a heart attack.
  • Jim's death led to Sue meeting his wife and they have since formed a beautiful friendship.

Sue and Jim's romance wasn't too serious. But they did enjoy each other's company and shared a common interest, which was cooking, so Jim would casually come over and visit.

Soon after the two started their relationship, Jim unexpectedly passed away from a heart attack.

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Sue found this out through Jim's wife, Heika*, which came as a shock as she had no idea that Jim was married.

It turns out that the wife found out about Jim and Sue's affair through his phone from a couple of text messages between them. 

Heika had just recently moved to Canada from Norway, so she didn't know anybody, which caused her to struggle as she was overwhelmed by her husband's death and had no one to help her out with settling into her nee lifestyle. 

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Sue felt terrible and offered a helping hand to Erika, which is how their friendship formed.

The two women now spend a lot of time together and have even spent family holidays with each other. They are much closer than Sue (and possibly Heika) had ever been with their dearly Jim.

Have you experienced an interesting twist of fate in your relationship? Tell us about it here.

* Not their real names


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