Every day we feature the beloved "Strawberry Letter
" franchise that is so popular on "The Steve Harvey Morning Show
," heard nationwide. Send in your letters and Shirley Strawberry will dish out the necessary advice. Today's topic: Growing up too fast
Dear Steve and Shirley,
I am 24 years old and I have already gotten married and given birth to two kids. I am also working and attending school, both full-time. I have managed to do well in all areas until now. I somehow have lost my focus. My marriage was fine until my husband decided to start going out every weekend. And I constantly battle with men approaching me. I was able to reject them before, but now I yearn for that attention from other men. I don't care if my husband even looks at me anymore. I am not able to pay attention in class anymore. My husband was my backbone before and I felt like I could conquer the world but since that spark is gone, I can't seem to keep my priorities together. Do I leave him? He is a good provider, but I don't love him anymore? Do I find someone else to make me happy? Do I stay alone and not worry about men? What am I to do?
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