The best part about all of this is that I really was able to find myself.
I achieved my personal and professional dreams because I let go of a shitty safety rope.
It sometimes feels liberating to play the role of a seductress!
Four years later I am still single, but it’s because I know exactly what type of man I want to be with, and there’s no need to settle for anything less.
We stopped even talking to each other aside from coordinating the dog’s walking schedule.
I eventually found out that he had been planning a trip to Asia to meet a girl who worked in his company’s office out there, and that he’d been sending money overseas.You are capable of so much more than you think you are."Gloria Y."I was married to my high school sweetheart for almost six years, but we grew to be radically different people.I’m happy Netflixing and chilling solo on Friday nights!Sure, I still love to flirt and bat my lashes randomly, but until the right man comes along, it’s just me!I promptly made plans to move to New York City, switch careers, and learn how to be my bad-ass self.It took me over a year to be comfortable dating, as my self-esteem took a dive.It doesn't matter who you are, you are not better than any one. Don't think, ‘Oh, he’ll change,’ because no, he won't. I still have complete trust in my gut and judgment, I just made a bad call. To the girls out there going through the same thing, I'm not saying that taking a trip is the answer, but find something that fills you with excitement and accomplishment.If there is one thing I’ve learned from this, in the words of Maya Angelou, ‘When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.’ These signs were visible, I just chose to be ignorant. I won't generalize every other man based on my ex, because they aren't all the same. Eventually, that bitter taste starts to linger, then it becomes completely sour until you can't deal with it anymore. Something that will make you say, ‘I f*cking did it, and that's why I'm awesome.’ Most of all, love yourself.No one walks down the aisle on their wedding day with visions of their future divorce dancing in their heads, but statistics show separation is inevitable for some couples.This is especially true for the ones who get hitched young.