A Had-to-Happen Love Story? -OR- the Ultimate Betrayal?

The title of this post sounds like it belongs to a romantic drama on the Lifetime Channel, doesn't it? And it kinda is, except it's not a movie, it's real life...and Lordy, I sure hope the woman I'm writing about doesn't know about my blog. (Could be awkward).

Anyway, my (distant) cousin is happily married to a man she calls the man of her dreams. I believe her. They're really cute together and they seem to be very much in love.

Here's the problem...if it is a problem. My cousin's husband --let's call him Abner, and her Daisy) -- used to be the live-in love of Daisy's best friend! Yep.

Here's my understanding of what happened. Daisy was visiting her friend when Abner came home from work. The three of them had dinner and a little wine...and, apparently the proverbial sparks flew between Daisy and Abner. Girlfriend became persona non grata that evening...although I don't think she knew it at the time.

Long story short, Abner moved from Girlfriend's place -to- Daisy's shortly thereafter. (Worked well for him, right? From one ready-made home to another). Read more…