I'm divorced, but I'll share one that I witnessed between my Mom & Dad:
Mom has cancer and is in the end-stages. Sunday afternoon, she was standing up watching tv (it's easier for her to breathe when she's standing up), while Dad was laying on the couch taking a nap. I was sitting on another chair with my laptop on my lap, ticking away at the keyboard, when I noticed Mom lose her balance and start to fall. She tried to grab a chair to steady herself but had the misfortune to be standing next to a swivel recliner that just swiveled out of the way and let her continue to fall. I tossed the laptop and caught her just before she hit the deck, luckily... But, my dad saw the whole thing, too, and all he did was yell her name about six times! Mom was so mad at him, and she kept muttering all day after it happened: "Don't yell at me ~ HELP ME!!"
at 5:47 PM on Feb. 25, 2009