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Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Audra With Some Bad News

Hi, everyone.


Audra here. Those of you who are reading the series know by now that my groom didn't show up for my wedding day. I stood in the back of the church, dressed in my beautiful gown, listening to the string quartet, my friends gathered around me, my family sitting in the church -- all happily ready to share my big day -- and David simply decided I wasn't the one.

What was supposed to be the happiest day of my life turned into my biggest humiliation.

I've been trying to bounce back. And, truthfully, I can put on a pretty good show for my family and my wonderful friends from Wedding Belles, but deep down all those questions linger. Why wasn't I good enough? Could I have done something different? What did I do wrong?

Why am I nearly thirty and alone?

I have to tell you that being left like that...in such a public way...has caused me to doubt everything I believe about myself. I'm not the kind of person who would do something foolish like run away and start a whole new life...but, you know what? Some days I'm tempted.

How does a person bounce back from that kind of rejection?


Audra

4 Comments:

Blogger Denise said...

Audra, your sadness and confusion break my heart. I have a feeling your life's about to take a positive turn and you'll feel much better before you know it.

Denise

May 28, 2008 at 9:25 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks, Denise...

It's been a long, difficult couples of months! Hiding it from friends hasn't been easy either.

But work helps. Sometimes I think my real place is more in the business world and maybe I should focus there.

Audra

May 28, 2008 at 12:10 PM  
Anonymous Regina, the photographer said...

Audra, you're breaking my heart...but I hope you know that we're all here for you. Things are going to turn bright. I just know it.

You do so much for us. Surely there's a man who'll see you for the treasure you are (someone who would punch David in the nose)!

May 28, 2008 at 12:37 PM  
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