Daughter resents mother for forbidding her from opening a dusty box years later. She learns the truth. Alexa saw her parents fighting over an old dusty box before her father left them forever. She grew to resent her mother for not showing her what was inside and lost contact with her. But years later she received a letter that changed everything i’ll show the alexa the box.
If you don’t do it her father, eric yelled at her mother sandra, don’t you dare blackmail me her mother called back alexa was just five years old at the time and her family lived in mancos colorado. It seemed like her parents were fighting over a wooden, antique box sitting on a shelf in their bedroom. She didn’t know what was inside, but it must have been vital for her father to be so mad. What’S inside the box, alexa wondered, however, she quickly forgot all about it, because her father left that night everything will be all right, honey. Your father left to work in another country, but you don’t have to worry sandra assured her alexa waited for weeks for her father to return, but she realized he was gone for good.
After a few months, alexa’s father was her favorite person in the entire world. Her mother worked all the time while eric stayed at home. He took her on many outings, bought her ice cream and made her laugh as she grew up. Alexa started resenting her mother for her father’s absence, but sandra never fully answered her questions. Whenever she asked her about their separation honey, it was grown-up stuff, it happens.
Sandra said, fine grown-ups get divorced all the time, but why isn’t he called me at all? What did you do? Alexa cried. I didn’t do anything. His absence is the best thing that could have happened, but i can’t explain it to you right now.
You’Ll understand when you’re older, her mother continued no matter what sandra said. Alexa couldn’t stop thinking about her father and the mysterious reason he left. She knew there was something more, but it wasn’t until her 16th birthday that she remembered their fight over that old box. While her mom was still at work, alexa snuck into her bedroom one afternoon and took it, she couldn’t open the lock easily and tried everything she was looking at youtube videos about opening locks when sandra came into a room darling. What do you?
What are you doing with that? Her mother asked her when she saw the box in her hands. I want to open this box. I know this is the reason why you and dad broke up. I want to know the truth.
Mom alexa yelled give me that right now, you’re not ready to hear the truth alexa. This is a grave matter. Sandra reprimanded her i’m 16. Already, i’m old enough to know alexa yeld. All you need to know right now is that you’re better off without that man?
In your life, i decide when to tell you what’s inside this box and that’s final sandra screamed, fine alexis said finally, but the argument was the last draw for her. She stopped speaking to sandra unless it was necessary and at 18 she packed her bags honey you’re too young to leave right now you can stay home while you go to college sandra begter. Are you going to show me what’s inside that box alexa ask holly, i’m i’m not sure no alexa, i can’t sandra replied, then goodbye alexa sat and left her child at home forever. She caught contact with sandra for good and moved on with her life after graduating college with honor. She got a fantastic job in marketing.
In california. She met a man named richard and they got married sandra, wasn’t invited to their wedding or included in any part of her life. In fact, alexa tried to find her father for many years after leaving home, but to no avail. It was like he was gone from the face of the earth a year later, alexa and richard welcomed their first son matthew. She loved seeing her son play with his father and resented that his mother drove her dad away.
Several years went by and shortly after matthew turned five alexa received a letter. It was from her mother who had tried to contact her many times over the years. She almost threw it away but got curious. She opened the envelope and discovered a key inside as well as a handwritten letter from sandra. It also contained the deed to sandra’s house and a letter from her lawyer.
Alexa opened the letter from the lawyer. First, it informed her that sandra had passed away in her sleep and left her everything. Oh no, she thought so she started reading the handwritten letter. My dearest alexa. I wasn’t sure if you would open this letter after all these years, but i had to try send remote.
Here is the key to the old box. You were always so curious about. My house is yours to do as you please. I hope you can forgive me for not telling you the truth sooner. I was a coward and i lost you forever, sincerely mom alexa.
What’S going on, why are you crying richard asked when he reached the living room and saw crying on the couch? My mom died and she left me everything. I need to go to my hometown. She responded so they traveled to colorado, to settle everything and to finally get answers inside the box, alexa discovered adoption papers and her parents old marriage certificate. There was also another letter from sandra alexa.
My dream was to be a mother, but i had fertility issues. Agencies wouldn’t let me adopt, because i was single, so i paid a man to pretend to be my husband and we got fake married. The letter explained we had a fake id and didn’t use his real name and our marriage certificate, so it was always fake, but it worked the agency, let us adopt you and we were happy at first, but then that man demanded more money and more things. He threatened to tell you the truth. All the time alexa continued reading, i couldn’t take it anymore.
I asked him to leave and annulled our marriage. I was always too scared of telling you, even when you resented me for his absence. I’M sorry, i should have been honest. Please know that, no matter what happened in the past, i loved you always alexa. Couldn’T stop sobbing.
Her mother should have revealed the truth earlier. They could have rebuilt their relationship, but it was too late. Alexa blamed herself for being too short-tempered and it took her a long time to stop, but she finally did she forgave herself and decided to do something in sandra’s, honor. She and richard agreed to adopt a baby girl and named her after her grandmother. I hope you’re watching over her from heaven mom alexa prayed, silently, while looking at her daughter sleeping what can we learn from this story?
Your parents have their reasons. Sometimes parents hide things from you, because they’re human, too, give them a chance to explain. Take care of your loved ones, alexa lost her chance to rebuild a relationship with her mother and blamed herself, but it might not be too late for you share this story with your friends.