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They met with each other at a party, she was so young and beautiful, with many pursuers after her, while he was just an ordinary man. At the end of the party, he invited her to have coffee with him, which was to her great surprise, however, out of politeness, she accepted his invivation. 美文网

他和她相识在一个宴会上,那时的她年轻美丽,身边有很多的追求者,而他却是一个很普通的人因此,身边当宴会结束,他邀请她一块去喝咖啡的时候,她很吃惊,然而,出于礼貌,她还是答应。 美文网

Sitting in a nice cafe and not knowing what to talk about, they both felt very embarrassed, all she had in her mind was to end the date and go home. verywen.com

坐在咖啡馆里,两个人之间的气氛很是尴尬,没有什么话题,她只想尽快结束,好回去。 美文网

When the waitress served them the coffee, he asked her to bring him some salt, telling the waitress that he had the habit of putting salt in the coffee. Stunned by his queer action, everyone in the cafe, including her, focused their eyes on him, which made him turn red. Soon the waitress gave him the salt, and he put in the salt and took sips. Her curiosity aroused, she asked, How come such a habit? He hesitated for a while before replying in a word-after-word way, When I was a little kid, we lived by the seashore and I used to indulge myself in the sea. Every time there came the ocean wave, the sea water would found its way into my mouth, which was bitter and salty. I have been away from my family for a long time and I am missing it, and coffee with salt can remind me of the taste of the seawater and bring me closer to my hometown. www.verywen.com



All of a sudden, she was touched by the man, for it was the first time for her to hear a man telling her of his longings for home. In her eyes, a man with homesickness must be a domestic man, who will surely love his family. She had an urge to confide to him, about her hometown thousands of miles away. The cold and embarrassing atmosphere melted away for the time, and they talked for quite a while. That night, she agreed to let him walk her home. 内容来自美文网


After that special night, they dated frequently. She gradually got to know that he was a nice man, being magnanimous, attentive and considerate, which were the essential qualities she thought a remarkable man should possess. Deep down, she felt lucky for accepting his first invitation out of politeness, otherwise, she would have missed such a remarkable man. They later dated with each other in almost all the cafes in the city, where she would always take the lead to tell the waiter to get him some salt. 美文网




As all the fairy tales go, the princess and the prince get married and lead a happy life ever since. And the story would have ended with the husband passing away after 40 years of happy life, nothing special if it were not for the letter the husband left for her. www.verywen.com



The letter was written before his death, My dearest, please forgive me for my cheating you all the time. Do you still remember our first date in the cafe? You know, the atmosphere was not very pleasant, and I was feeling terrible and nervous. I meant to ask the waitress to bring me the sugar, which came out to be the salt. I actually didn't go for the salt, but I had to go on with the mistake, which sparked your curiosity. I had no other choice but to make up the story I told you, which 1 had no idea would made me drink coffee with salt for the rest of my life. I didn't yield to my impulse to tell you the truth several times, because I didn't want to get you upset, I was even more afraid of you leaving me for that. I am relieved now, for I'm dying, and people all forgive the dying, right? I have been endowed with the greatest happiness in the world for marring you, and if I had a second life, I would choose you to be my wife again. There is only one thing I want to make sure, that is, I would never drink coffee with salt anymore, you never know how bitter it is!




She was shocked by the letter, with the feeling of being cheated. However, he would never know how strong her desire was to let him know that, she was just too happy to be cheated for her whole life by someone she loved so much. 美文网