How do you deal with a boyfriend when he keeps criticizing and even bullying you about your appearance?
This girl did everything she could to meet his standards of beauty, but he wasn't pleased. When her boyfriend insulted her, Brittaney had nothing else to do than to fight back on Facebook and she wrote something that set the internet on fire. Check out her genius response.
Being in a Relationship That Could Ruin You
Brittaney's boyfriend was always emphasizing her flaws. She tried to cover it all up. But then, he would just find another and another thing which bothered him.
In the end, he left her for another girl, but she didn't leave without saying her last words to him. Here's her inspirational message:
Brittaney Changed Her Hair for Him
“You always told me I didn’t look good with long hair and that you preferred girls with short hair. So I kept my hair cut above my shoulders at all times. You laughed at me and told me I looked ridiculous when I dyed my hair red when we were together. So a week later I dyed it back blonde.”
She Had to Hide Everything Because of Him
“You would always point out if I was wearing too much makeup. (Winged eyeliner and mascara most of the time) So I just stopped wearing it. You told me tattoos and piercings were tacky and ugly. And would try to take out my belly button ring every time you saw it. So I took out my piercings and didn’t get any more tattoos. You pointed out my stretch marks every chance you got. So I did my best to keep them hidden.”
He Made Her Lose Confidence
“You pointed out every time I looked like I had gained weight. So I started eating less every day. You pointed out every single flaw I had. So I lost every bit of confidence I had."
But She Said - Enough
"I did everything I could to be what you wanted. I did everything you told me to do. It still wasn’t good enough. You left me for a younger prettier girl. Someone you could mold and shape into what you wanted. Like you tried to do with me. And up until a few months ago I blamed myself for everything that happened. You blamed me too. But finally, I started to see the truth.”
And She Finally Found Her True Self
"And I’ve finally gotten my confidence back. I finally see myself looking back at me when I look in the mirror. It’s so hard for me to come out about this and admit that I became so vulnerable because of one guy."
She Finally Realized
"Something I always said would never happen. It’s humiliating to even think about how low I got. But what gives me the guts to come out about this is the fact that I overcame it and I’m finally back to who I really am.”
He's the One Who Was Wrong
“You weren’t out of my league. I was out of yours. I wasn’t the one who wasn’t good enough for you. You were the one who wasn’t good enough for me. You couldn’t accept me for who I was. When I took you the way you were. So now here I am a few months later. My hair is past my shoulders. My hair is bright red. I’ve got a new tattoo. New piercings. Started wearing makeup again. I eat whatever I want whenever I want and weigh 135 pounds. I still have my stretch marks."
What an Inspiration
She is a very brave young woman. She showed what self-love means. We wish her the very best in life.