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This story is about a bread seller who on his rounds would always give random women gifts of bread and different fruits. When he arrived at his home, he would have nothing left for his wife. One day when he lay down with one of these women she turned into a ghost. He became so frightened that he changed his ways and began caring for his wife.
Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico
Supernatural; adultery; marital affairs
Mondloch, James; Miguel Guarchaj Ch'o'x; and Diego Guarchaj. "Oral History #084: An Adulterer was Frightened by a Ghost." (1968). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/laii_kichemaya/70