A woman thought she was engaged to the perfect man, until he confessed a secret about his past to her over dinner.
Stomp contributor Ong did not know how to react at first but later realised that she does love her fiance and all his qualities.
Here is her full confession:
"Three months ago, I got engaged to a wonderful man. In my eyes, he was perfect. He was ever so charming, calm and affectionate.
"It wasn't till two weeks ago that I learnt a deep secret about him. One day during dinner, he confessed that he was once a pick up artist. Upon hearing this, I didn't know how to react.
"The only thing I've ever known about pick-up artists was the fact that they were sleazy guys just wanting to get laid. But my fiance never gave me that feeling.
"Thoughts of whether techniques or tactics were used on me back then ran through my mind.
"Later, he explained to me that he used to be a different guy before learning this. He was shy, introverted and used to be taken advantage of by girls.
"He had a very hard time finding a girlfriend, to the point where he was really depressed. He had to do something about it.
"Through a friend, he got to know Ethan. The guy who coached him. After hearing his side of the story, he began to share what he learnt.
"For days, I thought about this and I realised that it is a fact that I love my fiance. And I love all the qualities about him. Maybe, had he not learnt this skill, we might not even be together now.
"Perhaps, what we see on the news about pick up artists aren't necessarily that negative."
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