It's unbelievable how painfully gut wrenching those 10 words can really be. I can't describe the type of pain that comes with the knowledge that while I was planning a wedding and planning to move clear across the country with the man I loved, that same man had another girl on the other side - planning her future with him. How in the world does that happen? Who can possibly be evil enough to knowingly and willingly hurt two people?
I'm literally at a loss for the right words.
Since I am a glass-half-full type of person... (or maybe just a 'half' person) I've spent some time thinking about the "silver lining" of this situation. So, I guess the good part of this recent knowledge is that I was not the only one who was fooled. It wasn't just me that loved a person that apparently did not exist. The person I loved was kind, honest, and loving. That person was a lie, that person was never there. So, I guess it's good to know that it wasn't because I was was stupid or foolish - because he convinced everyone around him that he was someone else - everything about him was a facade.
Today I received an email from my aunt. She's notorious for sending cheesy forwards, but for some reason, today I decided to really read it. This is what it said: