You are strong.
You are stronger than you think you are.
Growing up without a father is not one of the greatest things in life. Being a little girl without a dad to run to is hard. Truth be told, it has affected your life. Being fatherless affects your perspective, you views, the way you see the world and especially, your standpoint on relationships.
I don’t know for sure what your personal backstory was.
You may have grew up witnessing you parents fight. You may have grew up seeing your mom does it all alone. You may have been abandoned by your own fathers. Your dad might have passed away. Or worse, your dad has done bad things to you.
I don’t want to go into further details on the reasons coz I might spit fire into the ashes but one thing I’m sure of, you are not alone on this.
I know that because I am one of those fatherless girls.
There were times when you have to be your own armor. There were times when you have to defend your own self when you were little because no one was there to protect you – to hug you and tell you “It’s okay Princess, daddy’s here.” You have become your own little princess and have put a crown on yourself because no one has done that for you. You have built your own shell – hard enough to not let anything crush you.
It has been tough, I know.
But let me encourage you today.
You may have had a tough life, but that has made you strong. Embrace the past no matter how painful it was, and believe me, it will help you grow. Love without limits, love yourself first, because we’ve been so good with that.
You are not alone.
Let me say that again – You are not alone.
There are hundreds of us, or maybe thousands. All have their fair share of pain. But we will always be here. Comforting each other; motivating each other.
The flight was long and bumpy but you are worth it. Always remember this – you are worth it.
Don’t you ever let anyone take that away from you.
And lastly, YOU ARE LOVED.
You are loved by more than you will ever know by someone who died to know you.