A woman woke in the middle of the night to find her husband missing from their bed.
In the stillness of the house, she could hear a muffled sound downstairs.
She went downstairs and looked around, still not finding her husband.
Listening again, she could definitely hear moaning.
She went down to the basement to find her husband, crouched in the corner facing the wall, sobbing.
“What’s wrong with you?” she asked him.
“Remember when your father caught us together when you were 16?” he replied.
“And remember, he said, I had two choices – I could either marry you or spend the next 20 years in prison.”
Baffled, she said,
“Yes, I remember.
“I would have gotten out today.”