A man and woman were having a quiet, romantic dinner in a fine restaurant. They
were gazing lovingly at each other and holding hands.
Their waitress, taking another order at a table a few steps away, suddenly
noticed the man slowly sliding down his chair under the table, but the woman
The waitress watched as the man slid all the way down his chair and out of sight
under the table.
Still, the woman appeared calm and unruffled, apparently unaware her dining
companion had disappeared.
The waitress went over to the table and said to the woman, "Pardon me,ma'am,
but I think your husband just slid under the table."
The woman calmly looked up at her and said, "No, he didn't. He just walked in
I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine. - Ayn Rand