Husband stands for six hours during a flight so his wife can sleep

Passenger asleep during flight (Photo: Getty/Gallo Images)
Passenger asleep during flight (Photo: Getty/Gallo Images)

A picture shared on Twitter by Courtney Lee Johnson shows a man standing during a flight – for an alleged six hours in total. The man’s wife is seen lying down across three seats, sleeping. The picture has since gone viral, The Mirror reports.

“This guy stood up the whole 6 hours so his wife could sleep. Now THAT is love,” Courtney captioned the post.

While many on Twitter praised the man for his romantic gesture, others were left in total disbelief, FoxNews reports.

“He’s better than me. My legs wouldn’t let me stand that long even if I wanted to. Lol,” commented one user.

While another tweep commented the post, which since received more than 15 000 likes, “She couldn’t just lie across him?! I won’t judge their marriage. My hubs is the kind of man who’d do this for me, but I’m not the kind of wife to ask this of him!”

Depending on how cynical you are, this could either be the most romantic gesture or the most selfish gesture on the wife’s part. One thing’s for sure, it’s certainly set a new bar for marriage.

Sources: The Mirror, FoxNews, Twitter


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