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You would think that most questions I would receive after my daughter’s dad walked out would be based around: ‘How are you coping?’, ‘How do you feel?’, ‘How can I help make his life miserable for you?’ Yet, remarkably, the question I get from pretty much everyone is: ‘How are you being so nice to him about everything, Louise?’ And my answer to this is; ‘Why not?’…
Louise’s hopes for a fairy tale were shattered when her husband walked out on her days before she gave birth. In her latest blog, she asks if fairy tale love really does exist and whether she is wrong to feel like something is missing without someone by her side.
“From day one of my pregnancy, I had every Tom, Dick and Harry enthusiastically pouring their heartfelt advice my way. I was told what to eat, what to wear, what to supplement, how my body was going to change, how to feel…what NOT to call my baby: the list was endless…”
Two days before Louise gave birth, her partner walked out on her. Then, facing birth on her own she developed complications. Here she looks back on that experience and explains why it was the best day of her life.