A Man's Laundry Saved His Family from Breaking Apart

Marriages are made in Heaven! Or perhaps, they say so! But it needn't necessarily be a piece of cake after the rings are exchanged. While a lot of hard work is put in by both the partners who share their life, there needs an elevated proportion of trust and mutual understanding between the soul mates. When Jonna Miller's husband, David, started ringing the doorbell at late hours, she became suspicious of his sudden late-night arrivals. And as a twist in the tale, a closer look at his laundry made her reconsider her opinion on marriage.

Finding the Perfect Soul Mate

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It all started when Jonna Miller waited for her Mr. Perfect to run into her. It was a time when she dreamed of a life with someone who shared the same wavelength and perspectives. Jonna and David's relationship bloomed shortly after their first date in 2012. And as the love story started to uproot between them, she decided to make it official with a text that she sent to her friend. But then, she was shocked to learn that her relationship wasn't quite the romantic fantasy she'd imagined.

The Exchange of Rings

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A year after they dated, the couple decided that it was time to have a small bundle of joy in between them. And eventually, Miller gave birth to a baby girl in 2014. They named their little world Delanie. While the rest of the year passed in parenting their toddler, the two decided to exchange the rings finally. And in 2015, Miller walked down the aisle and was geared up for the wedlock with her dear soul mate. Unfortunately, things seemed a bit too complicated.

Recollecting David's Proposal

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Image Credits: Getty Images/ChristinLola/For Illustrative Purposes

Like any other bride who advances towards her husband-to-be, Miller flashed back to the Thanksgiving Day when David boldly proposed his love for her. It was one of the delightful moments of her life. While Miller had plenty of reasons to reciprocate to his gesture, she just knew how important he was for the rest of her life. Nevertheless, their life started to traverse through certain uncanny situations.

The Craving for Happiness

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A small-town girl from Indiana, Miller, wasn't a typical silent person who'd keep her emotions to herself. She was the type of person who spoke out without hiding a word in her heart. Miller possessed a wicked sense of humor and loved to provoke others with her funny gestures. Though she was an easy-going woman, there was something else she wanted apart from happiness.

Miller is Bitter towards David

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Miller wasn't just a wife. She was a mother too! As a responsible family-woman, she did have a hard time dealing with the odds of her marriage. The young wife created a blog, "Real Blunt Blonde," and started to write what she felt about her marital life. Miller felt broken, and maybe this is why she was a bit bitter towards her husband.

She Feels Lonely and Broken

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Sometimes, she felt lonely and shattered. David never seemed to play his part as a husband and father of their kid. The situation worsened, and Miller felt deserted. She was aware that something was going on the wrong track. The thought of raising her daughter all by herself haunted her suddenly. While she was about to burst into tears, Miller decided to seek the precise answers from her husband.

Life Doesn't Seem Easy after Marriage

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Before stepping into wedlock, Miller was sure that her life after becoming someone's wife wouldn't be a cakewalk. But she never imagined life to become so complicated. She was stuck at home while David would go out and work. And he returned home late, and the very thought of this haunted Miller. Her suspicions started to take shape.

David's Laundry Unfolds the Shocking Truth

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While doing his laundry, it didn't take Miller any longer to take a closer look at his shirt. Neither David nor his wife knew that a single piece of a shirt could unfold a big truth and shatter their peace of mind for life. The fact not only broke Miller but also left her trembling on the inside. Now she knew why David was heading home late.

Suspicions Grow with Time

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Miller and David lived in Leesburg, Indiana. Though both of them weren't married for long, things seemed pretty smooth and lively in their small family of three. But neither of them realized that their family was under the surge of changes, especially when the man of the house started coming home late. Was David not happy with his family anymore?

Miller is Speechless and Blames Herself

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Image Credits: Unsplash/Sarah Brown/For Illustrative Purposes

The clue Miller spotted on her husband's shirt splashed a good number of questions on her. Suddenly, she felt that she was responsible for this awkward situation. Miller wondered if she were the reason behind what was going on in David's life. A person who laughed her heart out and made others laugh was now frozen in silence. She had no reason to smile. And she didn't want to cry either. What was going on in their family?

David Hails from the Amish Community

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David's childhood was quite different from his wife's. While Miller had an easy-going upbringing, David was raised in an Amish community where simple living was the core of life. Miller knew every bit of his past before committing to him as his soul mate for life. Perhaps, she missed the bigger picture of his story.

He was Away from Home for His Family

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Miller didn't know much about David's community, and his lifestyle seemed to keep him from spending more time with his family. But the hard-to-digest truth was that David worked very hard to make each vow of his marriage pure and strong. Though he took quite some time to adjust to the English lifestyle, David tried to sustain the peace and happiness in his family. And he had to work very hard for this.

He Worked Hard for His Family's Happiness

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Image Credits: Facebook/Real Blunt Blonde

The main reason behind David heading home late was his exhausting hours at an RV dealership. He was a hardworking man who hailed from a community that neglected modern technology. Though he was slowly catching up with the contemporary lifestyle and technical aspects, David had to lose a bit on the family. But his long hours of absence were directed towards his love and dedication to keeping his little family healthy and happy.

Miller Loves David Like Never Before

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The truth finally dawned on Miller. David gave up some extra hours he could've easily spent with his family. Whenever she spots her husband with their little daughter, Miller's heart would melt. And David knew he had to make use of every single second at home and never missed playing and cuddling with his daughter. Their family is now cemented without any further suspicion and hatred!

They Live Happily Ever After!

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If it hadn't been for his laundry that day, Miller would've never stopped hating her husband for coming home late every day. It wasn't anyone's fault in this. David had no choice but to overwork to bring about a sustained lifestyle at home. Though Miller realized the hurtful truth after quite some time, she felt happy and engaged with her family life.

David, Miller, and their little Delanie are now a happy bunch of folks who find time for each other amidst all that overtime and long miss-you-too hours! What started as a big loop of suspicion settled into a more robust understanding between the couple. And their life is now easy-going and happy!

Sources: The Little Things, Faith It, Instagram, BBC

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