Pride vs. Overcoming, An Horror Story

A long time ago, my husband and I were forced to stay away from some loved ones. The reason is simple but also very complicated. Making the long story short, the problem was control.

Control they could not exercise over our decisions, our relationship and our lives. Control to silence the voice that demanded respect in equals amounts as it was given. Their hurtful actions, full of lies, deceit and humiliation, deprived us of enjoying a large extended family as we always wanted.

They made us the center of family reunions in absence, appealing to the low esteem of some of the members or to the personal economic interest of others. And thus we were forced to stay away from the family if we decided to continue as a couple.

We accept