She was in a deep depression for a long time. However, she knew that she would have to get over it because she was about to have a daughter, me. She knew that she would have to raise me regardless of if my father was going to be in the picture or not. After I was born, and after my mother had come to the realization that she and my father were not going to be together, she tried her best to move on with her life in the only way she knew how, with someone else.
At the age of 21, my mother met my ex-stepfather, Michael, or Mike for short. She dated him for six months without knowing anything about him other than his occupation before she decided to marry him. She is only now admitting that it was for convenience and not for love.
The unthinking decision that my mother made to marry a man that she barely even knew would soon come to haunt and taunt me; with horrible memories from my childhood, that I found would soon affect me well into adulthood
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