Diary of Abuse by a Loved One Chapter 5 Page 9

and I were serious about taking our relationship further till he decided to break the awkward silence that now lay in front of me. Dylan started to tell her what was happening whilst I just sat there…heard it all uttered from someone who only had my best interests at heart.

I was numb.

The reality hit me when someone else was able to summarise what had happened to me over all of these years.

I calmly began to voice my trauma and what had occurred to me over all these years, and it was understandable that once I started to talk with ease and no prior judgment I couldn’t stop.

The counsellor couldn’t take it all in at first. When I

explained who the father of my child was she kept staring at Dylan just to make sure that what she heard was right. I guess she hadn’t