A woman in China divorced her paralyzed husband and married his best friend. No, this is not one of those typical love triangle stories. The woman did so, so they both could take care of her paralyzed husband. All three live together now. This could very well be one of the strangest stories of spousal devotion ever heard.
Here is everything you need to know about the woman who divorced her paralyzed husband and married his best friend.
Xie Xiping from Angkang, China has been looking after her husband (now ex), Xu Xiahan, since his accident in 2002.
He was caught in a mining accident and became paralyzed as a result. He lost his ability to walk, forever. Later on, the woman married his best friend Liu Zongkui.
Now, they are living together in a house with all their kids.
The woman has shown her devotion to her paralyzed husband.
Xu got paralyzed in a mining accident.
Now his ex-wife and her new husband take care of him.
After Xu was paralyzed, Xie had always been there for him. He was even concerned that she might leave him, but she never left his side. He also persuaded her to divorce him and marry someone who makes her happy, but she would not listen.
In 2009, however, Xu finally convinced Xie to divorce, and she then married his best friend, Liu. Xie has three children, two with her first husband and one with the second husband.
All six now live under the same roof. Liu also doesn’t mind living with his wife’s ex.
Most people would find the modern family’s living arrangements quite strange, but somehow they have made it work. This is just a heartwarming story of love, devotion, and compassion.