These words spoke right to my heart and brought tears streaming down my face. Beautifully written Stepmomincognito ❤
My husband’s ex-wife once told me that she believes I am “threatened by her”. She also mentioned to others that I am “jealous of her.”I didn’t agree with these statements, but these comments forced me to take a look inside and self-reflect. What I discovered was eye opening.
I realized I am not jealous of his ex-wife, but I am jealous that she took all of my husband’s firsts. I felt his firsts should be experienced with me, his true love.
His first home was bought with her.
His first engagement was with her.
His first wedding was with her.
His first baby was with her.
His first honeymoon was with her.
All of these thoughts initially made me feel sad. I wanted to have all his firsts, but that wasn’t the reality. I had to grieve the loss of not being there for all of his firsts and shift…
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