She Believes Her Husband Doesn’t Like Her That Much Now That Her Leg Has Been Amputated

yolya_ilyasova - - illustrative purposes only, not the actual person

Six months ago, this 26-year-old woman had to have her right leg amputated below the knee due to a terrible car accident she was in.

The accident happened alongside her sister, and she was the one sitting in the passenger seat of the car.

“I remember when I woke up I was just sobbing, breaking down, because my leg was so short,” she explained.

“My husband was there and he kept telling me it wasn’t, it was all okay, but I just couldn’t believe him. This entire recovery he has been nothing but perfect to me, and for us. Obviously, getting your literal leg chopped off comes with challenges.”

“I used to be a figure skater and a runner- neither of which I’ll ever be able to do again, at least not at the degree I used to. I know this is the least of my concerns but also I’m just not as attractive anymore, I’m just not.”

Despite everything she’s gone through, her husband tells her that he sees her as beautiful, even if her leg isn’t the same as before.

Although her husband is being supportive, she doesn’t believe what he’s saying at all. Being physical has also been challenging for her, and she feels that her husband is just focused on staring at her leg or covering it up.

It makes her feel terrible knowing that her leg is a focal point now. Her husband does so much to help her out with her new challenges, but she thinks it’s completely evident that her husband doesn’t like how she looks without a leg or that he misses how she looked before.

“I miss my old legs. I wish this never happened, and I wish it wasn’t interfering with my marriage,” she said.

yolya_ilyasova – – illustrative purposes only, not the actual person

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