This video captures the first time that patient Andrea Diaz is able to hear properly after a cochlear implant at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She is surprised by how well she can hear after the device is turned on. She is even more surprised when her boyfriend, Kevin Peakman, decided to propose.
But hey, there's hope! Judging by those horrified Twitter responses, there are many men out there who know respect, rather than offering to "crush the life" out of someone, is the best way to make a woman feel safe.
Most people curate what you see about their lives on social media. This woman obviously had people thinking her relationship was better than it really was. Her new captions show a totally different story behind such sweet pictures of her and her (now ex) boyfriend.
The original Museum of Broken Relationships is in Croatia. Now there will be a new one opening up in Los Angeles. The museum will contain artifacts of failed relationships with the juicy stories behind them.
They're also seeking submissions. The donations page urges scorned lovers everywhere to do something constructive with the ghosts of their past:
Some relationships end – with lovers, with loved ones, with dreams and with cities. If you’ve wished to unburden the emotional load by erasing everything that reminds you of that painful experience by throwing it all away – don’t. Give it to us.
Then, when you've charmed them with your perfect gift, it is customary to bring your Valentine to a fancy dinner. If you really want to outdo yourself this year, one KFC is doing a trial run of fancy table service for Valentines Day. According to Metro News, the Fishergate branch of KFC is the site where two lovebirds met and continue to have date night every week so far in their 50 year marriage. Pretty romantic. The date will include linen napkins and a soft drink sommelier to suggest the perfect soda pairing.
Norwood Thomas met Joyce Morris in England during World War II and took every chance they had to be together. Unfortunately, Thomas was sent home to America abruptly when the war was over. They still sent letters, and he even asked Morris to marry him but after some misunderstanding, they lost touch.
70 years later, Morris asked her son to help her look up her old flame and she found him in an article about a D-Day Veteran who just crossed skydiving off his bucket list.