HOW I MET MY BEST FRIEND | THROUGH THE YEARS..
I FELL INLOVE & MY HEART WAS SHATTERED INTO PIECES BEFORE I FINALLY DECIDED TO PICK MYSELF UP AND SLOWLY DISCOVERED SELF-LOVE.
Today, I decided to muster up my courage to post something really personal that changes me into becoming what I am right now. What convinced me to post my story on what Life lesson I learned the hard way and how did it alter my perception or attitude is this amazing community @ladiesofhive . My sister @jongcl and @eeventuree have posted their entry for this amazing contest already answering the question about trying something new but for my case I'd go with the number two question.
Are you ready to listen to my story? Here it goes. Once upon a time, I used to be the kind of woman who gives her all. I fall in love really hard to the point that I already forgot to love myself. I met someone so many years ago, I have given my all that it came to a point that I questioned my existence here on earth.
I was being cheated and I always gives in whenever he says sorry but then it happens over and over again.
And then, I got pregnant. I am willing to forget everything and start a new but then he never changes at all. My pregnancy was unhealthy. I was stressed out and cried almost every night.
I almost got married to him because he got me pregnant. And then the most heart-breaking thing happened, I lost my baby. When I went to the OB, there was no heartbeat anymore. I felt that the world had literally collapsed right in front of me.
It was unbearable. I wanted to just disappear on earth. I had so many thoughts about giving up on life because it was too much to handle. Yet, he tricked me that he was there for me and I got fooled.
Few months have passed, his promise to marry me didn't happen. My parents were hurting already, I know. Every time they asked me about our plan to settle down, I am hurting deep inside because I know it will never happen. Pain wakes me up, I know I have to let go of that person no matter what. I decided to have a firm decision to never take him back. He was so frustrated that he always shows up in my workplace to ask for one last chance but I never gave in.
I decided to never gives in even if my heart still wants him back. I needed to be strong and I'm so happy that I was surrounded with a loving family who's there for me when I was hurting.
I finally let that toxic love go. Every time I'm reminded of that decision I couldn't help but to be proud of myself. I slowly practice the art of loving myself more. I began searching for things that I wanted to do without relying to someone. Then I found blogging! I poured myself to writing about my passion in fashion and about love advices. And I finally found myself genuinely HAPPY.
Upon letting go of that love, I began to realized that life is beautiful. I received so much love with the people around me. I also found a community back on my old platform about inspiring one another and it's called GIG (GIRLS INSPIRED GROUP). That step changes me to becoming a better version of me. Of course, I didn't gave up on love but I always make sure that I am not giving my all. I learned that whenever you love yourself it actually attracts more people to even love you the way you deserved to be loved.
Now, I am still single but a mom of a very beautiful girl. My journey as a single mom was also shared here on the platform called "DIARY OF A SINGLE MOM".
To my fellow ladies out there! If you also have a story to share and wanted to inspire other ladies here on Hive, feel free to join the contest too! My friend @simpledemple , you might want to join? Don't forget that your story can become an inspiration to other ladies not just in this platform but across the Globe.
Have a great day ahead! See you on my next post? Adios!