Oxygen, water, and social media. These seem to be three things that many of us need to stay alive. Thankfully, there are so many sites that let us connect with people all around the world. Whether it’s keeping up with your friends or starting debates with strangers, it looks as though there’s no end to the number of things we can do with our pages. One woman was scrolling through her feed while waiting at the airport.
However, it wasn’t long before something else caught her attention. There was a couple, and it looked as though they were in the middle of a breakup. Rather than step in or ignore the situation, the woman decided to share their story with the world to prove that some people really do still exist. It wasn’t long before the internet gathered to show their support for one of the pair.
An innocent bystander
Social media can be at the heart of many of our relationships. In fact, some people don’t let a day go by without declaring their love for one another on the internet. Sadly, it looks as though our pages can also be the beginning of the end for many couples. It wasn’t either of this pair’s profiles that was about to cause their relationship to change forever.
In fact, it was someone else waiting in the sideline who was about to live tweet their breakup for the internet to see. Little did they know that their moment in time was about to become the talk of social media.
A public conversation
Airports can be a great place to people watch, right? After all, waiting for our plane to come can be pretty, and there’s only so many times you can count the tiles on the ceiling before you know every mark like the back of your hand. Thankfully, airports are filled with people from all walks of life. Sadly, the pressure of making it to the gate and running through a last-minute checklist can be a stressful time for some.
It can often mean that emotions are running high, and it might not be long before some passengers end up in heated debates. There’s plenty of time to spare. What better way to spend it than by arguing with your nearest and dearest? Unfortunately, it looks as though some people forget that others might be around. One woman was about to overhear more than she ever expected.
It sounded as though the couple across from her were in the middle of a heated discussion. This can leave many of us in an awkward position. Do we step in and say something? Perhaps we should try and ignore it and keep ourselves to ourselves? Maybe it’s time to break out the popcorn? It appeared this woman decided to was time to listen in. However, she never expected to hear the extent of the conversation.
It was December 2017, and many people were worried about the holidays – except for this couple. Many hope the world is filled with equality, but it seemed like this couple were on two different playing fields. The woman in the airport was now hooked. To top it off, she wanted to share the conversation with the rest of the world. Surely they would soon realize everyone else could hear their argument?
It turned out the couple were arguing. They say that money can be the root of all evil, and it looked like this pair were about to find out how true that could really be. The woman posted about how the lady in the conversation had just been given a promotion. Many would have thought that was a reason to celebrate rather than a reason to start an argument. Sadly, her boyfriend wanted her to reject the offer.
He felt that “everyone would know she’d be making more money than him.” That wasn’t all. Her boyfriend continued to add that he would be “humiliated” if everyone found out. The woman couldn’t believe what she was hearing. She had no idea that people still thought this way and wanted the rest of the world to understand what was happening at the airport in front of her very eyes.
Up to date
The woman who posted about the breakup now has more than 40,000 followers. That’s a lot of people to sit back and watch as the story of this couple’s breakup unfolded in front of them. Many gathered to see what would happen next. It looked as though thousands of people from across the world soon gathered as they all waited to find out the outcome of their argument.
They wanted the updates as they came in, and the woman was happy to deliver. Thankfully, she continued to post about every move that happened between the couple until it finally reached its end. Everyone wanted to know if the pair would end up staying together or whether his comments about her promotion were going to lead to a public breakup. Either way, the internet was about to find out.
The grand finale
It looked as though the woman was about to be in for a rollercoaster ride as she sat back and watched the couple’s entire relationship unfold in the middle of the airport. Now, she just hoped the woman would stand up and leave her boyfriend.
Sadly, only time would tell if her wishes would come true. Many worried that their flight meant they would never learn the end of the story. Thankfully, time was on the woman’s side as she got a front row seat for the finale of it all.
Taking a stand
Thankfully, the woman didn’t have to wait long to see what would happen between the pair. All she had to do was sit back and wait as the woman rose to her feet and made a grand gesture in front of the rest of the airport.
It seemed as though she’d had enough of her boyfriend’s ways and stormed out of the airport leaving her partner speechless. Thankfully, it appeared that she wasn’t going to let anyone hold her back from reaching her promotion, even if they were in a relationship.
Building our careers
Many of us have been given chances to work our way up the career ladder over the years. It seems as though all of our hard work can often have some significant effects as some of us are lucky enough to land a promotion or two over the years.
The best bit? Many of us are typically surrounded by a supportive network of friends and family who are there to celebrate our achievements. Sadly, it looked as though that wasn’t the case for the woman at the airport.
Looking for weaknesses
Her boyfriend might have just asked her to reject her promotion, but it looked as though the woman was upset for a very different reason. The woman overheard her crying about how she didn’t want to jeopardize their relationship.
However, the woman at the airport wanted to watch the relationship come to an end. After all, his girlfriend’s tears and upset were apparently enough ammo for him to use as a way to ask her to reject the promotion at work.
That wasn’t all. It looked as though the man had their entire lives planned out – whether his girlfriend liked the idea or not. The man confessed that he had many hopes for the future, including their relationship with one another.
He wanted to settle down and start a family as well as walk down the aisle one day. Her boyfriend thought that she would have to stay at home to look after their children, so there was no point in her trying to progress through her career.
A step too far
This was one step too far. The woman had been in floods of tears, but now she was ready to fight her corner. She wiped away the tears from her face as she prepared her grand response. There was apparently no way she was being told how to live her life.
She was about to put her foot down. It looked as though the couple had never spoken about starting a family or their significant plans for the future. She demanded to know why her boyfriend thought she would want children.
Causing a scene
It looked as though their relationship was all about to boil over as the woman got to her feet with her boarding pass in her hand. They were supposed to be heading to Cancun. Sadly, it looked as though it was now going to be a trip for one.
The woman threw her boarding pass at her boyfriend before storming out of the airport. It appeared that their relationship was over. The best bit? Many people had heard the argument and clapped as the woman headed for freedom.
Back to normal
Her boyfriend was left sitting in the middle of a crowd who had all heard their breakup and watched as his girlfriend had just walked out the door. Now, it seemed as though he was rage texting someone, perhaps in the hopes he could turn back the clock?
He probably couldn’t believe what just happened. They were supposed to be heading on vacation, and now he was sat alone in the airport. The woman was glad the other woman had stood up for herself, but joked the airport was no boring.
It appears that the woman in the airport isn’t alone. Many people soon took to the post to share their own stories of how they had been caught up with money in their personal relationships and how it had caused them to end.
Many believed this was the man’s way of trying to control his partner. One person spoke about how their former partner would steal credit cards out of their purse just because they had more money at the time.
A balancing act
Other people wanted everyone to remember that people can have a healthy career as well as stable finances all while being in a relationship. The best bit? This even counts when couples decide to start a family together.
Getting a promotion or earning more money doesn’t have to mean that either person in a relationship is doing better than the other. In fact, it can be a way to help build up someone else as they succeed at all their hopes and dreams.
Running for the hills
Many people gathered to talk about how they hoped the woman would run as fast and as far as possible away from the relationship. Sure, they were glad to hear that she had walked out, but they didn’t want this to be a blip in their relationship.
They wanted it to be the end. Thankfully, many people’s minds were put to rest when they learned the couple weren’t married as they thought it would be easier for the woman to leave the relationship without looking back.
Sharing the moment
Social media has been a great place to show off some incredible moment in many of our relationships over the years. That’s not all. Many people have also been able to share significant moments with others, such as surprise public proposals.
It looked as though one man had gone to a lot of effort to propose to his girlfriend. The pair were standing in the middle of a podium surrounded by people. This was the perfect chance for him to get down on one knee.
Although the man had just asked for her hand in marriage, it appeared that his partner needed a little more time to think about her decision. Thankfully, the man had even more tricks up his sleeve as he waited for an answer.
He soon pulled out a bunch of red roses as yet another gift from this surprise moment. The woman carefully reached down to take the flowers but still had no idea what to say. He really had caught her off guard.
A long pause
The couple were now stood there looking at one another as it appeared as though neither of them knew what to say. It seemed as though the man was talking to the woman. Perhaps he was trying to convince her to take the ring?
Maybe he was declaring his love for his partner? We may never know. Whatever the case, it wasn’t long before the short pause turned into an awkwardly long silence. Hopefully, she wouldn’t leave him hanging for too long.
The final verdict
The moment all comes to an end after what feels like an eternity. The woman continues to look at her partner down on one knee as she shakes her head. She then turns to leave and climbs off the stage without missing a beat.
As if getting rejected for marriage wasn’t enough, the couple were surrounded by people who all gasped when she turned him down. It looks as though social media might not be where relationship dreams always come true after all.
Sending her message
The woman at the airport wanted to leave an important message for the woman who had just publicly broken up with her boyfriend. She was sorry that she had to go through all of it, especially in the middle of the holiday season.
However, the woman hopes that it will become a life-defining moment for her later on. Now, she just wants the woman to follow her heart as she goes for the promotion while remembering “You are a goddess.”
Hopes for the future
It turns out that neither half of the couple have come forward after their public breakup that soon became the talk of the internet. It looked as though we may never know if this was the final chapter in their lives or whether they ended up back together.
However, the majority of the internet hopes this was their last moment together, leaving the woman free to build a stronger life for herself thanks to her freedom and new promotion.
Listening is important
Here’s another member of the online community who obviously had some choice words to say about the matter. They ridiculed the boyfriend for not already knowing that his girlfriend was interested in having kids.
The commenter spoke about how she probably mentioned it a handful of times, and the boyfriend most likely never listened. To be fair, this is a whole lot of assuming, but at the same time, after reading the story, it might not be so far from the truth.
But it wasn’t just the man that was getting thrown under the bus. The online community is a pretty large pool, so it makes sense that all kinds of opinions would come to the surface. In this case, a person had an opinion that most would probably consider to be a little bit offensive.
The person asked, “Is a woman who doesn’t want kids even a woman?” This wasn’t such a nice thing to say, but clearly they agreed with the man in this story.
Then there were some people who had even more far fetched opinions. The commenter in this picture deduced from what they were reading that the original poster was a “lying psychopath,” and that she was simply writing information that was a combination of feminists “all rolled into one.”
Again, not such a nice thing to say, but like we said, the internet attracts all kinds of people and opinions. These are the type of things you expect online.
Here was another person who was seriously convinced that the person writing the story wasn’t being honest. They seem to believe that the woman made everything up, and that she simply woke up one morning and decided to spin the detailed tale you just heard.
While the idea is one to consider, we consider it highly unlikely that it was a fake story. There’s nothing wrong with trusting your gut, but in this case, it seemed like she was being genuine.
Communication is key
But whether the story was real or not (which we believe it is), there is still a powerful lesson we can learn from it. Perhaps the biggest thing we can deduce is the power of communication.
Whatever kind of romantic relationship you’re in, good or bad, a little bit of communication is a good way to solve whatever problem you’re facing. This might not always be the case, but a lot of the time, and especially in this story – it was clear these two had some issues they needed to work out.