The Confidence of a Nerd

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Summary

As a teen, growing up without your dad is depressing. For Lia every day she doesn't see her dad breaks her heart to pieces. Can a boy with a huge ego sow up her broken heart?Or will she remain broken? My names Lia Hamilton, I’m an only child, and I was created by the sluttiest women in the universe. She cheated on my dad, Tyler Hamilton, with multiple people. Every time my dad was at work she would bring one of her many conquests home and sleep with them. When my dad came back home from work I would tell him what that woman was up to, but he never believed me. That is until he caught her in bed with her old boss. When she got caught; she just continued sleeping with the pig like my dad wasn’t there. Breaking his heart and ruining my life in the process. My dad filed for a divorce when I was 15 years old; something that I’ve been wishing they did since I learned what a divorce was. My mom was sleeping with an attorney that had a big influence on the judge. So she got custody of me and then filed a restraining order on my dad. So I can’t see or talk to my dad till I’m an adult. I miss him so much and I can’t wait till I turn 18. At least then I can move away from my slut of a mom and I can finally see my dad again. I’ve got brown hair and dull hazel eyes and I’d say I’ve got a really hot body. But then again I’m being very biased since it’s my own body. I like to wear baggy clothes that hide my curves because they’re comfortable. Why should I have to be uncomfortable just so I can look good? I know that I look good and that’s really all that matters. I work out a lot to help with my anger issues. Living in an environment as terrible as mine you start to inherit bad behavior and you’re bound to have something wrong with you. I’m a very sarcastic person, I love to sing, and I’m a nerd on the inside and on the out; which is one of my favorite things about myself. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Genre:
Drama / Romance
Author:
Cay_Luhs
Status:
Complete
Chapters:
21
Rating:
4.3 111 reviews
Age Rating:
16+

Prologue

LIA


Most of my life was a never ending nightmare looming over me and breaking my heart, over and over again. It wasn’t always that way because I remember when I was really young, and this was when my mom and dad actually got along, they always gave me a lot of their attention.

We had movie nights together on days that my mom and dad didn’t work; we’d play monopoly, scrabble, and my mom would read me bedtime stories about princesses. I believed in love at first sight and princes coming to the rescue for damsels in distress. However, none of that was ever going to last because I was created by a woman who never learned to be loyal.

She taught me about love and princes, but she obviously never learned that she would have to stay with one prince even when she decided to get married to him. I found out that she had cheated on my dad with multiple people when I was around ten years old. Every time my dad was at work, she would bring home one of her many conquests and she would sleep with them. It got to the point where these random men would even try to hurt me so one day when my dad came back home from work, I tried to tell him what she was up to. Sadly, he didn’t believe me. He had looked me in my eyes and decided that because I was young, I didn’t understand what I was talking about. I’m not going to lie, it hurt.

When my dad finally found out that I was telling the truth it was because he had caught her in bed with her old boss. I was there when it happened, my mom’s lipstick was smudged and the man that was hidden by blankets was holding my mother in place. She had continued sleeping with the pig of a man. Watching as my father’s face turned pale with agony and despair and not caring enough to even make up an excuse. Breaking his heart, and ruining our life in the process.

My dad filed for a divorce, something that I’ve been wishing he did since I learned what a divorce was, when I was fifteen years old. I was old enough to understand that I was going to have to live with one of these people and I was praying that it would end up being my dad. Maybe it’s wrong, but after I had found out the truth, all of my respect and admiration for my mother was thrown out of the window like seeds of budding hatred. The woman that had told me about love was the very same woman who made it impossible for me to believe that such a thing couldn’t exist. I hated my mother with all of my soul and I had wished that she would no longer be a part of my life but sadly, that wasn’t how things worked out for me. My mom had slept with some big shot attorney that had a big influence on the judge and so she got custody of me, despite the fact that I had wanted nothing to do with her. If that wasn’t enough she then filed a restraining order on my dad, accusing him of stalking her when he had just been wanting to see his own daughter. Now, because of that selfish woman, I can’t see or talk to my dad, at least until I’m an adult.

The wait till I’m an adult, however, won’t be a very long time at all and she’s going to wish that she didn’t torment me and my father the way that she did. I’m going to come back stronger than ever before! My mom doesn’t know what I do after classes everyday because she doesn’t care enough, she doesn’t know how much money I make either. I found a way to protect myself even if that means building up a wall inside my heart so tall and strong that no one can hurt me ever again. I’ve learned from both my mother and my father and I refuse to be like either of them. I won’t be someone who stands aside and refuses to believe I’m being betrayed; I won’t be someone that hurts other people and cheats to get their way; most importantly though, I will not let somebody walk all over me in the name of ‘love’.

The woman in charge of me hasn’t noticed it but I believe that I have anger issues of some kind. I was bound to have something wrong with me, the way that I grew up and all, but I grew to be slightly afraid of myself and what I’m capable of. I work out a lot, to help with all of the anger. Eventually working out as often as I did, I started boxing pretty naturally. Boxing eventually became my life, it became my crutch. All of the time that I spent hitting a bag or sparring with someone else, made me feel so alive. I eventually even ended up fighting in a ring professionally and the catch was that they wouldn’t let me use my real name, which was fine by me because at the end of the day I didn’t need anybody telling my mother about where I work anyway.

This money that I’ve earned by being a hard working member of society will go to finding my father and making sure that I can feel like a human again someday. I’m not sure how things will play out exactly but I know for a fact, with all the confidence of a nerd, I’m going to power through this just by being me.

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