My daughter was my blessing in disguise and totally saved my life.
I had had an abusive childhood and had struggled through that. Then when I was 17, I really liked this girl and when she asked me out, I couldn’t wait. When I met her, she met me with a group of her ‘friends’ and I ended up being assaulted by them all.
I didn’t want to be part of a community that did this to each other. I thought this was the norm.
So I met a guy six weeks later and conformed to what I thought life should be and what society wanted me to be. I had my daughter at 23 and she has been the thing that kept me going, my tower of strength.
I was in my ‘marriage’ until I was in my early 30s when I finally couldn’t bear it any longer. My daughter is totally cool about m