My True Story #No37
"I surrounded myself with people who made me feel like I was nothing, to the point I believed it." - Sabrina
"Since 2016, age 20, I met my first boyfriend. He was the first guy I ever kissed, loved and had a relationship with. I was introduced to the world of boys miles later than everyone else, so didn't know what was right or wrong.
I was beaten, made to feel worthless, cheated on and ripped apart internally and externally.
After this relationship, the next 2.5 Years consisted of depression and relationships/dates with similar men, as I felt being treated this way is all I was worthy of. I surrounded myself with people who made me feel like I was nothing, to the point I believed it.
I felt pressured into finding a man because everyone around me seemed in happy relationships, so I took whatever I could, which was always someone who did not value me.
I planned to take my own life, as I believed I was ugly, awful and undeserving to live due to how I was treated by others.
But luckily I had ONE person by my side who convinced me that I am worthy of love and worthy of a full life filled with happiness.
It really is true, there is always one person out there who knows your worth, and sometimes that's all you need.
Now I am 23, completely single and surrounded by a small group of friends who know my worth, and I know there's. I know longer feel like I need a man to make me feel worthy of life, and sure as hell will never let a man crush my self esteem so low to make me want to end my own life.
I am happy as just me, and waiting for my true prince charming to come along when I AM READY, and it most definitely will be someone who values me for me!" - Story told by Sabrina, @sabgabriella
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