Let’s say hypothetically that your spouse cheated on you, got caught and then bred a baby in the affair, all while you’re suffering from some incurable disease.
Then, when it comes time to devise a will for your family, do you keep this “cheater” in the books?
Some women may look the other way, others may pack their bags and leave. Not Elizabeth Edwards. Women like Elizabeth do none of the above, and then some.
Now, I don’t know about you, but when I first caught wind of this, I wasn’t and am still not too surprised.
Elizabeth represented poise, grace, maturity and elegance. She weathered the storms of her illness coupled with the affair the best way any woman knows how, and for that, I commend her. She even purchased gifts for “the child born from the affair.”
That being said, what does she owe him anyway? While she was at home recovering from extensive chemo treatments, he was letting his doo-danger hang out.
Elizabeth’s “final act” of redemption exemplified more than strength and willpower. Every woman that has been scorn, cheated on, left behind or treated poorly rejoiced just a bit more because of Elizabeth’s loud but subtle actions.
What would you do?
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