Maybe you’ve come across this story before but never bothered to read the entire thing because you found it a bit disturbing. After all, what kind of husband wouldn’t give up his life for his wife?

The story which has gone viral in the Internet tells a tale of a couple who found themselves stuck in a sinking ship. Luckily, they were able to find a lifeboat only to discover that it can only accommodate one person. As the title indicates, the man chose to save himself instead of his wife and the reason will probably shock you.

Before you judge a book by its cover, give this story a chance since you just might find a valuable lesson at the end.

I’m in tears after reading the entire thing. I would have done the same if I were in his place.

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