“You almost didn’t make it to the wedding, why should you make it to the divorce?”

Weddings and divorces go hand-in-hand in daytime and back in 1983 it was no different, as we throwback this Thursday in Soaps.com’s weekly poll to when “The Young and the Restless'” Jack Abbott and Patty Williams ended their marriage…

Sharon recently accepted Dylan’s proposal, as Nick and Sage prepare for their wedding day. Years ago, Patty (then played by Andrea Evans) attended her divorce hearing then went to see Jack, who never showed. Patty wasn’t surprised that Jack bailed on the hearing, considering he barely made it to their wedding. Jack figured she wanted to celebrate, due to the settlement she received, but Patty didn’t feel much like a winner. He thought she felt the loss of a husband but Patty assured Jack she lost so much more.

Jack apologized but she didn’t want his pity. In fact, even though Patty shot Jack she reminded him how much she once loved him. As the iciness of their conversation began to melt, Patty promised that their time together meant a lot to her and wondered what it meant to him. Jack told her to ask him in a few years because at that moment all he learned from their marriage was…