What If You Run Into Your Own Spouse Via An Online Dating Site?

from the whooooooops dept

Honestly, it sounds like the plot to some bad movie, but a news report going around claims that a husband and wife in Jordan who had been separated and living apart for several months both logged into some online dating site. They felt they matched what each other was looking for and started to build up an entirely online relationship with each other. They had even arranged to get married before they decided to meet. Of course, when they showed up to "meet" each other for the first time and realized (ooops) they were already married to each other it wasn't exactly the happy reunion you find in after school specials. The man immediately divorced her on the spot (as is the custom, by saying so three times). The woman then fainted. So much for happy reunions thanks to online dating sites.
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    DV Henkel-Wallace, 7 Feb 2005 @ 10:58am

    If you like Piña Coladas...

    I once was stuck on hold someplace where they played that horrible Piña Colada song (no thank you, if you know who played it or wrote it or whatever I don't want to know) and finally in frustration I listened to the words and now I know that this article describes exactly the situation of that song...except the ending is different.
    And thank you Mike, now that *&^%% song is stuck in my head again.

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