Tuesday, 18 July 2017

A Broken Heart



Thirteen years ago a handsome boy came by and captured my young daughter’s heart.  She was just nineteen years old.  Nine years ago she followed him out to Australia with his dreams and promises.  They had so many plans. Today those dreams and promises are in tatters; the bearded one has abandoned my daughter.  She is heart-broken and distraught.

My heart is breaking too when I see how unhappy she is.  The other side of the world so I can’t even give her hug.  I have been too sad and angry to write my blog but tales of Rick and life in France will resume shortly.


24 comments:

  1. So sorry Sue - how we suffer for our children and I guess even more so long distance. At least if they live in the same country we can visit and give them a hug. I do hope she soon begins to recover and realise that there is life after such men.

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    1. I feel her pain. I think it will take a long time for her to recover.

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  2. That is so sad. It's so hard when our children live so far away. Ours is in Japan and I worry.

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    1. It's at times like this that the distance seems so immense.

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  3. Oh dear. Could she visit you instead? Some time back with her family might help.

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    1. She's hoping to come here for three weeks in September.

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  4. Poor thing. That's such a hard situation to deal with, and I know how your heart must ache for her. Obviously the bearded one didn't deserve her.

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    1. She's still in shock at the moment. Thirteen years with someone is a long time.

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  5. He took long enough to make up his mind. Be positive for her and help her to move on. Who gets the dog?

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    1. Sarah gets responsibility for Buddy but Andy gets visiting rights.

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  6. This makes me unhappy. I am sorry. You must be strong for her.
    A hug to you Sue xxx

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    1. Thank you Maria. She adored him and it is so very, very sad.

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  7. I am sorry to hear this Sue. When you and Paul were in Australia I had the impression that they were a devoted young couple. What a shame. Is there no way back?

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  8. I know how it hurts Sue,it is a big pain to see your child suffers, i know that.She is so beautiful and clever, i wish the best for her and her parents.

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  9. Just comfort her...she'll get through ....

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    1. I send her photos and silly stories about Rick. Hard not to worry about her though.

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  10. Sue, I'm so very sorry to hear this sad news, and can feel for you, too, not being near enough to comfort her in person. I'm glad she has Buddy to help her through - he's another living being there to welcome her, someone to cuddle.

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    1. I just wish I was living closer to help her through this. She has never been on her own before.

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  11. Absence noted and I thought that you'd gone to Spain. So sorry that the reason is sad for your daughter and you all. Not a lot that one can do but no doubt we all hope that time will pass and her life will again be good. Not long until September.

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    1. Once she has her flights booked we can make plans for her holiday with us. Something to look forward to.

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  12. So sorry this has happened to her after she invested so many years in the relationship. I hope she has a good group of Aussie girlfriends to help her through the heartbreak.
    Do you think she will stay in Australia or return to England ?

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    1. She has some good friends in Sydney and she wants to stay in Australia. I would love for her to come back to England but her life now is in Oz.

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