I come from a very conservative home. I was raised Christian my entire life. I had to go to church every Wednesday and Sunday. I was told being gay was a sin and I’d burn in hell.
As I became an adult I was against it and if I’m honest when gay marriage was passed I was scared because of how brain washed I was by my childhood.
So you could only imagine how I felt when I realised I was gay. I was freaking out but I couldn’t stay away from her. I was married and had 3 children with him.
What would everyone think?
I wasn’t happy but that didn’t matter to the world. I was supposed to make my marriage work.
What would my children think? Seeing mommy be with a woman.
One night I was lay in bed and read a quote, it said ‘Coming home from a failed marriage is better than coming home in a coffin.’ Right in that moment it clicked.
I would rather have my children see me happy and loved properly than for them to continue to be exposed to my toxic marriage with a man.
I stopped caring what anyone thought or said. I was happy with her like never before. I knew that I loved her and she loved me. That’s all that mattered.
Author: Krista Korrine Smith
Titles: Abuse Survivor, Preacher of Positive Vibes, Fitness Queen, Blogger