Persuasion by Jane Austen
At the age of nineteen, Anne Elliot is asked by her family to break her engagement to Frederick Wentworth. Her status conscious father and sister make Anne understand that marrying an untitled gentleman will humiliate her family. Anne succumbing under family pressure, breaks her engagement only to regret her decision for years to come.
It makes you wonder if wealth and status are guaranteed for life and worth letting go of your true love.
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