It's the Saturday Centus YO! This week the prompt is "Although the traditional gift for a first anniversary is paper." This whole keeping the post under 100 words plus the prompt is killing me, its so easy for me to get wordy. Thank you word count for keeping me in check. :)
I haven't read any of the other posts, here is my contribution to this weeks challenge.
They had been struggling since the beginning. He loved her deeply; he knew that she loved him, but not the same way. He did what he could to keep her happy, but she still felt resentment toward him, only she knew why.
Broken, he dug for change, “I have to get her something” he told himself. Something, just to let her know that I remember; he went to the counter, card in hand, “give me three Lotto”. The numbers ….. A big winner. Although the traditional gift for a first anniversary is paper, he bought her the one thing that money can buy, divorce and a better life without him.