WHO AM I?
Now we’ve got the blog concept out the way, I guess it would be a pretty good idea to introduce myself. My names Ell, and I’m your fairy godmother… Joking! Like we believe in that. But I would genuinely love to support you on your journey because for me personally – I’ve had a pretty rocky one when it comes to love. In fact, I think it’s fair to say I’ve not had the best track record with men.
At the age of fifteen, I was assaulted by someone I thought I could trust. It was a huge trauma that forced me to hit rock bottom, questioning everything and everyone. I then got into my first serious relationship at sixteen, hoping to heal, only for it to break down two years down the line, being told he’d also cheated on me. Brilliant. A real kick in the stomach. By nineteen then, I thought my luck was turning… I met a man who would finally make me feel whole again. I got engaged at twenty two, I was planning my dream wedding set to be married by twenty five and truly felt ready to settle down and start a family. Only it didn’t get that far… because my hopes were ripped apart, I discovered just lie after lie and was forced to walk away and re-build myself once more.
Uh huh, epic sob story, I know…
But actually, everything that’s happened has only helped to shape me into the strong, determined woman I am today. My views haven’t been tainted, I’m still a hopeless romantic, only now, I also have a load of kick-ass knowledge to go with it. Why? Because I’ve finally been able to learn from my past experiences, I’ve realised the mistakes I’ve made and have turned all my past struggles into strength. I spend countless hours working on myself – learning, developing, studying and growing. Which is why I set up this blog – so that I can share it with all of you, and hopefully support you on your personal journey too.