Grace initially dismissed her babysitter's infatuation with her husband. But her heart sank when she heard them whispering. She was about to learn what was happening.
She saw the video that she had captured between them and immediately felt bad. She had no idea either was capable of this.
In the community, Mr. and Mrs. Richards were highly regarded. It appeared as though they had everything from the outside. Grace enjoyed her career as a real estate agent, and John was a young and talented lawyer.
One of the best moments of their lives was the day they learned that Mrs. Richards was pregnant. Grace, however, was unaware that she was in for difficulties.
Always Wanted To Be A Mom
Grace had always dreamed about having children. She was overjoyed when the day finally arrived. Her pregnancy was smoother than she expected, and soon she had a beautiful child.
But for Grace, difficulties began to arise following the birth of her child. She battled to get back on track and had postpartum depression.
She hired a nanny to assist with her 8-month-old child when it came time for her to return to work.
Anna was the name of the nanny. She was a young, pretty-faced woman with a good resume. Grace believed she would be a reliable person, but she was mistaken.
The Flirting Began
When Grace First saw the nanny flirting with her husband, she merely shrugged it off. Anna just seemed to be the flirtatious type. She thought she was just being paranoid.
But that's when she caught them whispering. The two were talking in low voices at the bottom of the stairs. It was as if they didn't want her to hear them. That's when she could no longer ignore it.
As time went on, Grace was all too conscious of how their relationship her relationship with her husband had altered. They had been married for some time, but something was different. Grace started to wonder if her husband thought about the nanny in a different way than she thought.
She had given birth, after all, and now she lacked the strength and beauty she had before. Normally, she would dismiss these concerns. But now she was suspicious for the right reasons.
Hatching A Plan
Grace was unsure of how to handle this circumstance. She was aware that her husband would be extremely hurt if she revealed what she was up to. But what else could she do?
She opted to wait until she had more proof before making a statement. In the end, it could have just been paranoia. But she still had to check.
Preparing To Get Evidence
She installed two cameras on their property. One would sit outside and the other inside. She kept acting as though she had no suspicions. But as time went on, she became more aware of their peculiar habits.
As she became aware that there was unquestionably a connection between them, her heart began to race as she got closer to the truth.
Grace was prepared to face the truth after a week had passed. She sat down and looked at the security camera footage in her living room. She just hoped that all of this would be a silly misunderstanding.
She combed through the video, pausing whenever she noticed both her husband and Anna by themselves in a room. She would keep pressing play while feeling dread creep over her.
Something Between Them
She soon became aware of their underlying tension. Each time they were alone, Anna gradually reduced the gap between them. There was no question that she was flirting with him now, but what would he do in return?
Grace was absorbed in the footage when she heard a knock on the door. What was going on?
It was Anna. She dropped by unannounced to collect her payment for the month. She said that John was expecting her. Grace forced a smile. Just then, her husband appeared.
"Anna!" he said. Grace was about to get up and reach for her wallet when John said, "Oh, I got this, Grace. Don't worry about it". He insisted on walking Anna out to her car and paying her himself. Little did he know, Grace was watching.
More often than not, being a mom isn't the sexiest of jobs. You are tired, full of mess, and constantly available for your kids. However, Grace's husband was a desirable man. She had often noticed the looks he got from other women.
She tried not to let it bother her, but it lingered in the back of her mind. But the way their babysitter was looking at him tonight put her on high alert.
Grace could see that Anna was behaving more oddly than usual around her husband tonight, and she was wearing a slinky little black number that left little to the imagination.
Maybe she was going out partying afterward? Grace tried to give her the benefit of the doubt. But when she saw her put her hand on John's arm, she knew she was definitely up to something.
Grace watched Anna and her husband walk to the hallway, then they stopped. She wished she could hear what Anna was saying. Then, her heart dropped.
The audacious babysitter took a few steps back and gestured at her little black dress suggestively. It didn't take much for Grace to imagine what she was saying. She couldn't see her husband's reaction, though. He had his back on the camera. Then, they stepped outside.
Moment Of Truth
Grace watched as her husband guided Anna outside. Then she logged straight into the live footage from the outdoor camera.
"This is it," she thought. The moment her marriage came crumbling apart. She watched them converse. But something was wrong. It looked like an argument. Anna started to cry, and John stormed back inside.