On tonight’s episode of #BlackLove I shared that early in my marriage I had an emotional affair. This was hard for me to share so publicly but I did it for several reasons. For one, I wanted to be fair to the man I married. Since I am the one sharing my story on TV, which inadvertently means I am sharing part of his story, I felt it only right to share some of the areas where I contributed to the ultimate demise of our marriage. I am brave enough to admit that I have not always been the victim. I have, at times, been the villain in my own story.
We all fall short… it’s part of being human. I went through a lot of guilt and shame early on but learned to forgive myself. I also learned some valuable lessons from the experience and I hope what I learned can help some of you. Here goes: