23 Apr 2010

The Loveliest Scene

I love to observe the world around me when I am travelling on the buses of London. And today I want to share a scene I recently witnessed during one my trips.
According to me, it was one of the loveliest scenes I have ever witnessed on London buses.
If you are eating please don't read on... read it after your meal ;)

That day while I was trying to concentrate on the book I was reading, I saw a couple sitting at the front of the red double Decker,
she was vomiting in a plastic shopping bag,
meanwhile he was rubbing her back.

Initially I did not understand what all the fuss was about. I observed them carefully but still I did not get it. When it was time to get off the bus she demanded the bag from him, but he wanted to hold on to the plastic bag full of vomit.

In some sense, although he looked concerned, he also looked proud. I still wondered why. I observed properly. Then I understood all his pride in holding that bag full of vomit. She had a lovely little bump. SHE was carrying the most beautiful and romantic gift HE could ever give her - and she would ever give back to him :) - a CHILD.

Isn't it romantic?

These are the small gestures between couples that count so much and brings complicity between them.

It is true that relationships are stronger thanks to parenthood?


  1. That's really sweet; both the bag holding/back rubbing and his sense of pride in fatherhood.

  2. I see the sweetness in this gesture as well. =]

    I do believe some relationships become stronger but it depends on how they handle it and live and patience they have.

    Have a great week!

  3. Hi! I'm visiting from the Lady Blogger Society tea party. Your blog is soo cute! I love the set-up. And that is a gross but very sweet story. :)

  4. That is so sweet...

    My husband did something like that when I was pregnant, the rubbing and the holding back my hair things.

    I believe having children can definitely strengthen the marriage but you will have to have the rights attitude about it. Now, I've known that it should be: 1. God, 2. The Husband 3. The Children. I made the mistake of shoving my husband to the last of the list and that was my biggest mistake of my falling marriage.

    Stopping by from SITS

  5. Stopping by from SITS! It's amazing the things you discover about your significant other during pregnancy. Those little moments and gestures that help the other make it through the day are so wonderful! Hope you have a great day!


  6. Stopping by from SITS!!!

    Truly a lovely scene. She is a lucky lady to have such a good man!!!

  7. Stopping by from SITS - and this is one of the most tremendously touching gestures! How precious that the simple act of carrying her bag gave him pride in what he had created with her, the fact that HE wanted to do the dirty deed, as if to prevent her from spoiling her pristine beauty by having to hold the bag herself! What a wonderful story!
    I agree that when priorities are right, pregnancy and children strengthen any relationship! They are such a precious gift!

  8. I LOVE to read all your comments and more I read, more I learn how to appreciate a relationship with your other half. Thanks everyone for leaving your lovely thoughts!

  9. @ Maureen, your comment opened my eyes, thanks for sharing. I have visited your blog to leave a comment but I find it difficult to do so. Thanks for stopping by.

  10. I'm sorry you had a hard time commenting on my blog. Do you mind explain the hard part a little bit, you will have to click on the blog tittle first then on the bottom you will see the comment form but I am going to change the layout as soon as I can. Thank you for stopping by tho' and your input :)

  11. @Maureen, I glad you told me how to do it. I was not clicking the title before ;P!


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