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My True Story #No15

"This picture was take on the most defining and life changing day of my life..." - Jazzi


That One Pic


"All the events are a blur but I do remember an argument, me being hit in the face and bleeding, and then being dragged, naked into the hotel hallway. I had never been so humiliated in my life..."


"I do remember an argument, me being hit in the face and bleeding, and then being dragged, naked into the hotel hallway...."

"I had been wanting to leave him. For years I prayed for my heart to be free. But this person was the person that has really knew me for over 8 years. We grew apart. Our hobbies changed. We changed. My changes were for the better and growth of me and my daughter. But his changes involved substance abuse which turned into physical abuse. Being at home was misery. I would rather work 24 hours than to come home. I was ready for the change and this night gave me the bravery to do it. We were on a trip in San Antonio and at the hotel he decided to go to the bar, which I knew was a bad idea so I decided to sleep. All the events are a blur but I do remember an argument, me being hit in the face and bleeding, and then being dragged, naked into the hotel hallway. I had never been so humiliated in my life. In those moments the past 8 years quickly ran through my head and I remember thinking “I am so amazing and have accomplished so much this is not the life I want anymore”. From there I planned my way out of the relationship so it could happen in the safest way possible. I can’t believe I really faked this pic for the gram as I endured so much that night. I was always embarrassed about the life I was living behind closed doors because I’m always the outgoing, upbeat one. I’m the one to fix everything for everyone but I was barely doing it for myself. I have recently stopped being ashamed of that life and have started to share my stories. I want other women to know that they deserve better and the people around you love you enough to help you out of a bad situation but you have to ask for the help. The end of 2015 was the most freeing and I have never once looked back..."


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