At the time, I only saw her fear. Today, at last, I understand. I'm amazed by her bravery.
Doing the right thing. It's hard, it hurts, but it must be done.
It's easy to hold your phone and type hard words. Until you find yourself in the situation.
Be honest. We don't always do the right thing at the right time.
Because we couldn't stand the heat th at came with making the hard decisions.
Now, I don't know about you guys, but I've been in situations where everything looked perfect but my guts told me otherwise.
Could she have quit earlier? For sure. Would it have been easier? No.
Because we live in a society...
So, until you've stared parents/society in the face and followed your heart/guts, don't say this isn't bravery.
A little understanding, that's all I ask.
He married someone else ten months later. She married someone else two years later.
I mean, they spent millions to ensure I became a barrister yet I refused to practice the law because writing makes me happy.
Our culture of marital pressure and shaming people into remaining in such situations isn't a good one. Just so you know.
Now, I rest my case.