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: Reconnected
Dear Steve and Crew,
Recently, my ex-boy friend whom I dated for almost four years found me on Facebook. While we were dating the relationship was great! We actually should have never broken up, but we were young and I wanted to move on, and I have lived to regret ever leaving him. Now 22 years later I am a 45 years old divorcee, and his wife died about a year and a half ago. He claimed to have been looking for me for a little while, in the mean time he started dating another Woman. Things have been really great talking with him almost every day on the phone for hours (I moved away, the relationship is long distance) recapturing all the good times we shared in the past, and the passion seems to still be there. It’s been a month now and he says he wants to be with me, and he is willing to make all the necessary changes to break it off with the other woman. He says she was there when he needed her and he said it will take a little time to break it off with her. I want to believe him, but I don’t! Because if I wanted another man I would drop him too quick! He is a very nice guy, should I give him more time? Am I seeing this all wrong? I realize he didn’t have to even tell me about her, but he is an honest guy, however I don’t like playing games.
- “Strawberry Letters” are letters sent from fans of the “Steve Harvey Morning Show” and therefore do not express the sentiments of ESSENCE Magazine or ESSENCE.com. As these are fan letters, we have left them as close to their original form as possible.
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