The Death Of My Father Gave Me The Strength I Needed To Stop Living In Fear: Mel B. Speaks On Leaving Her Husband

October 19, 2017  |  


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We’ve been reporting about Mel B.’s breakup and divorce from her husband for months now. And while we know more than we probably should, we haven’t really heard Mel B.’s side of the story. While she can’t say too much, as she’s still in the midst of divorce proceedings and her soon-to-be-ex-husband has proven himself vindictive, she did take some time out to share this Instagram post, that shed just a little bit of light on the whole thing.

The post speaks not only about the divorce but about the death of her father and how it helped give her strength to finally leave.

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unanswered text is everything FYI you may know my name but not my story,you maybe have herd what I've done but not what I've been threw but soon you will,so in the mean time I'm just gonna text myself this as a reminder,I may not have come from the perfect home but I was loved by my family,I may not be in the most favorable situation in life currently but trust me I soon will be by speaking my truth coz i refuse to give up shut up and just settle,my heart and my intentions are pure and honest,and that alone makes me stand and fight for what I believe in,I'm focused I work hard I support and raise my 3 beautiful daughters all alone and every day I show them how I'm handling Bisiness and taking back my life bit by bit,wearing the goddess crown my babies gave me proudly,I no the cards I've been dealt with willchange for the better and change indeed very very soon, a lot of people WILL be eating there cruel dishonest disgusting words,me well I'm humble coz I no where I started,I’m full of life coz i made it out alive,plus I'm learning how to love myself more and more each day so thank you to the ones that have stuck by me and believed in me even if I wasn't able to talk to any of you for 10 years but guess what I'm back now stronger healthier and sillier than ever,no more hiding no more shame no more traumatizing pain,these last 7months have been incredible despite the death of my father,but he gave me just the strength I needed to stop living in utter fear thank you daddy I love you and miss you every second of every day,ive stayed quite for way way way too long,want to empower and support women and give strength and hopefully pave the way even if it's just to a hand full of people to let them no you CAN do it,all alone I walked away with nothing just my kids,no one new but it was the most terrifying but amazing walk I took and A: i never looked back B:never will I regret it,I'm crying writting this I'm sorry,but just no your not alone there are more people than you could ever imagine in the same boat right now and yes they are alive to tell there story #stopdomesticviolence #stoprapedrugging #getoutnowplease #nomoreshame #nomorehiding #reportyourabuser

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We’ll be sure to keep you posted as I’m sure this particular story is one we will all want to hear.

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