Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Cheating's Bad, Stuffing It Worse

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Cheating's Bad, Stuffing It Worse

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A BOSNIAN couple cheated on each other this week.

Who'd have thought it was possible?

Why, through the magic of internet chat rooms of course.

And whether it makes me a bad person or not, I found it hilarious.

See, the couple exposed each other... when they met for their - well, err - second first date.

They'd been chatting in cyberspace for a few weeks, probably while on laptops beside each other in bed.

They sensed a connection, apparently stronger than that which they had in their marriage.

So off they set, to redo their vows in a slightly unconventional way.

Can you imagine the awkwardness that would have filled the air when they spotted each other at that restaurant?

I, for one, wouldn't have known whether to play hurt, guilty or just plain dumb by pretending I'd never seen her before in my life.

This - without doubt - is the worst attempt at infidelity in the history of mankind.

Infidelity is never a good thing. I feel as though I should get that one off my chest right from the get-go here.

I mean, let's face facts: we kind of all know going behind the spouse's back isn't exactly a premiership winning tactic in the game of marriage.

That all said, I always believed if you're going to do something, do it properly.

And while I certainly don't condone the deceitful antics of our Bosnian buffoons, they could have done with that advice of mine before they went about courting someone they'd already married.

One of my most shocking memories came not long after I'd seen my first episode of Cheaters.

For those who don't know the great TV show, it is an American reality program (sounds good already) focused on finding the truth for suspicious spouses with regards to their respective partners' faithfulness.

To tell the truth, I was only seven when I watched that fateful episode, and if you've seen even a thirty-second snippet of the show, you'd have to wonder how a primary schoolboy was even still awake when it hit the airwaves. …

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