Category Archives : Fork In The Road Stories

A weekly true life story about a fork in the road experience taken from the stories submitted to the website.


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.


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

Wrought iron gate photograph by Carolyn Jones

Carolyn Finds A Path From Despair To Bliss 1

(Carolyn Jones shared the following fork in the road story.) I fall into the category of hearing the voice, following where it took me, and discovering great beauty in myself and others. By following my bliss, I passed through the gates of my heart. I am a photographer. Several years ago, I discovered a community […]


Fork In The Road Band Takes A Lot Of Forks To Become A Band 32

Could all of this be a coincidence? (The following story was submitted by Dan Allen, a member of the Fork In The Road Band in Logan, Iowa. They are a country rock band.  www.myspace.com/forkintheroad) Fork in the Road has both a geographic and ironic meaning to us. The obvious one is that I actually live […]

Fork In The Road Band