An Open Letter to the Women After Me | One Girl, One Glass, One World
Dear faithful readers: Please allow me to take this momentary detour. This letter is personal, and if it applies to you or someone you know, please seek out the appropriate resources. Domestic Violence is more than just a physical assault. It is emotional, financial, and psychological abuse as well. National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1.800.799.7233 YWCA USA Hi. You don't know me, but you've heard about me. I'm the one who wants to "kill myself" because I can't be with him. I'm the "crazy" one. I'm the one responsible for ruining his life. I'm the one that he can't seem to stop talking about. I'm the one who's name you know better than your own. He'll regale you with stories of fast cars, fast women, drugs, and enjoying the finer things in life because of his previous lifestyle. He may even make a promise to be different than your ex. He is a grandiose visionary...but it's all a pipe dream. He doesn't have the wherewithal to execute those elaborate visions. He'll use poetic language,