Coaches history: as furniture has become an integral part of the lives of British familiesPictolic
What could be better than warm evenings on the comfortable sofa in front of the TV? During the quarantine, the sofa has become a favorite piece of furniture for each of us. Four families from the UK said, why not hurry to part with old furniture and keep a special bond. The birth of a child, the offer of marriage and hot sex read stories on the sofa in our material.Quarantine put a sofa in the forefront in many homes. He became a major pastime and the most common background in the photos in social networks. A recent study showed that people use the same sofa, on average, 12 years. During this time the person sits on it 312 days.
For four British families favorite sofa was a special place. He played in their lives a very important role, so the couple treated him with trepidation and don't want to send to landfill.
Sam al-Kadi proposed to his beloved Sarah-Jane Cox to marry, when they sat on an old turquoise couch. Now piece of furniture for 11 years. The woman was recovering from the procedure of artificial insemination and rested on the couch, when I learned that waiting for the twins. Then the sofa became her special place.
Sarah became pregnant twice, but each time she had a miscarriage. In the end, when it took two weeks after the last IVF procedure, the woman got a call from the clinic and learned that this attempt was a success. Wife was in seventh heaven. The next six months the future mother to spend on your favorite couch, suffering from bouts of morning sickness.
When twins were born, Sarah once again sat for hours on the turquoise sofa, nursing babies and feeding them breast. Now Sam offers her to replace the furniture with new one, but the wife does not agree, because with the sofa brings back so many happy and important memories.
Holly winter had planned to give birth to a son at home in the pool, but the fight went so fast that the baby was born right on the sofa. She lives with her husband Paul and two children in Farnborough. Now cream sofa takes pride of place in their living room, despite the fact that her 10 years. The Briton is not going to throw away this furniture, because it brings back so many happy memories.
Holly decided to give birth the younger son of the house. Especially for this was purchased with pool and new curtains on the Windows. When fights began, the Floor started to fill the pool with warm water, but it went very quickly. When the midwife arrived, the baby was ready to be born. The woman lay on the sofa and after a few minutes gave birth to a son.
Holly loves cream sofa and not going to throw it away. Besides, he's still very strong.
Anthea Nash and her husband Alfie broke the sofa on the first day when we brought him home 13 years ago. They don't want to part with him until now, because I think it was the best place for sex.The couple from London making love on the couch once a week. It brings their relationship a spark. The couple still recalls how they brought this piece of furniture in the house. In the evening after a hard day they do it sex. Since then, sofa has become their favorite place for sex.
A year ago, the cushions began to collapse, so Anthea and Alfie replaced them filler. Now the sofa looks like new.
The family moved four times in 13 years. The choice of another apartment, they always took into consideration, whether to put there their favorite sofa. The pair hopes that the furniture is still long they will last.
Lucy Madgwick and James Middleton bought a grey sofa when moved to the first house ten years ago. It was their first joint purchase in family life. Then the couple the money was running out, so all the furniture in the house was used. Despite the fact that many things in the interior are not combined with each other, the couple was happy, because it is their own area.At first the couple was a yellow leather sofa, which got them from the neighbors. He did not fit into the surroundings, so after a year Lucy and James decided to buy a beautiful and comfortable sofa. It was worth more than all the things that were in the house. The pair even refused to travel on vacation, to pay for the purchase.
Thanks to the practical color of the sofa now looks as good as new. Spouses sometimes argue, who is going to lie on it. The pair have a French bulldog who loves to sit on the sofa with the very first day of arrival in the house. Sofa for this family — not just a piece of furniture, but an integral part of their lives.
The sofa can be not only a place for a pleasant stay, but also a hiding place, where treasures are stored. A lucky man from Michigan accidentally discovered the old sofa $ 43,000 (about 3.1 million).