Aside from having children, wedding anniversaries are the high point in the lives of many happy couples. The exchange of vows ignites the love of two people and prepares them for lifelong companionship. I was engaged, not to mention all of the unintentional incestuous sex you've ever had, he's actually a close blood relative.
These cases are extremely rare, but here are eight couples who shattered the very foundations of their relationship as a result of such a discovery. Divorced by Birth In 2007, an unknown British couple discovered they were twins who were separated at birth. The Supreme Court immediately annulled their marriage and ruled that the marriage was invalid.
"Inevitable attraction" to each other, but they learned the "cruel" truth after their wedding. The case prompted Liberal Democrat MP Lord Alton to fight for children to have more rights to know the identity of their birth parents in order to prevent shocking situations like this from occurring in the future.
An engaged South African couple were horrified when they first met their families and found out they were separate siblings as young children. Worse still, the woman was eight months pregnant with her brother's child when they learned the heartbreaking news in 2011 of Farewell.
Commenting on the revelation, the woman said, “You can imagine how shocked we were when the news broke. We will have a child together. We don't know what to tell him when he's older. The papa of all shocks. In 2012, an Ohio woman spoke about the pain she suffered after finding out the man she married was Valerie Spruill, six years after his death in 1998, after learning of her husband's identity an uncle had finally revealed the truth.
She was placed in the care of her grandparents from an early age and never knew her father.About her ordeal, 60-year-old Valerie said, “I want this to be a more inspiring story. After I've been through this, anyone can get through anything with the Lord's help. Blood will not tear the young couple apart.
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