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Living With the Choices We Make

Living With the Choices We Make

945K Reads 38.3K Votes 45 Part Story
Sal By SallyMason1 Completed

A Domestic Violence Tale:    When Rena met Brent, he was a dream come true. He was a real gentleman, funny, caring and even her overly protective father liked him.  
      
    But then, she discovered a different side of Brent - a violent side that scared her. Promising that this had been a one time slip up, she forgave him. After all, he was the love of her life.  
      
      She didn't see the signs - the controlling, the alienation from her friends and dad, the obsession he had with her. She was like putty in his hands.  
      
      Over time, she learned about the Cycle of Abuse the hard way and she even tried to break free. But in the end, she only saw one way out and it will likely cost her everything.    
      
      Best Ranking: #2 in ChickLit
      Winner of the 1st Corner Booth contest
      
      
      Authors Note: This is a story about domestic violence and can be disturbing at times. Even though the people in this book are fictional, abuse at the hands of a loved one is real. It is something that can happen to any of us, even to teenagers like Rena.  
      
      Please do not read this book if you find this topic disturbing. It is not designed to upset anyone but to raise awareness.  
      
      Copyright©2015 by Sally Mason 
      All rights reserved  
      
      Cover by @lucyface 
      Image "Girl"; courtesy of Rolands Lakis

awesomeissy awesomeissy May 02
I still believe I will find that guy who is perfect for me. I will keep hoping till I find him or I die
hmkbye hmkbye May 01
I WAS LITERALLY THINKING THE EXACT SAME THING JUST BEFORE I READ THIS
I'm scared I'm not used to reading straight fanfics...ESPECIALLY ONES ABOUT ABUSE
re reading this again because im in love and ugh why do i have no life
yo, it would've been so cool if you titled this chapter, "What's Up, Doc?" XDD
No in real life. Real life endings are usually bittersweet. Is there really any such thing as perfect happiness?