Author Archives : Don Shapiro


A True Story Of Unconditional Love 136

A true story of unconditional love when my wife of 11 years left me for another man A post I wrote about unconditional love on the “Life Is A Fork In The Road” Facebook page has raised the question about whether humans are capable of true unconditional love. Here is the quote that inspired me to write […]

A couple in love kissing in the park

Baby Boy

She disobeys her family and forgives so her son can have a father

A woman learns to forgive the man who got her pregnant and left her so that her son could have a father. To do that, she followed her inner voice and went against the wishes of all her family and friends. This lead to a surprising outcome for both of them.


Choices about your morning routine

We face over 10,000 choices a year…oh my

How has a tiny choice changed your life? In a typical day, we make over 200 choices which add up to over 10,000 choices a year. You may have put many of those choices on automatic pilot but they are choices that you could change if you wanted to. And each of those forks in […]


Esmerelda freezes up dealing with separation and divorce 2

(Esmerelda is a fictitious name selected by the person who submitted this story so she remain anonymous.) When I was 19, I married my high school boyfriend. At the time, it seemed like a wonderful idea even though my parents and his parents were a little trepidatious because we were so young. That decision was […]

When a choice causes us to freeze up