|Reviews for Letters from a Broken Man|
| nookazaba chapter 34 . 11/18/2013
This was a very interesting story choice and my heart just broke for Edward. I was a little bit incensed at the end because Bella did not deserve Edward! However, that said (and I do stand by that- she did not deserve his love!), the fact that he walked away when given the opportunity to have her back and also the fact that he stood by Elly was very nicely done. I felt somewhat satisfied in his happy ending because however it happened, we readers know that it must have been a genuine love connection and nothing less. And Charlie deserved everything he got and much more, what a horrible way to act!
Whether or not Bella deserved Edward, the complexities of your characters etc are always so mesmerizing. Thank you for always providing solid stories!
| LizziePaige chapter 34 . 10/5/2013
Wow, that was a bit of a rollercoaster ride, I'm still unsure what to think about some of it. I really don't understand Edward not telling Bella the truth initially, or him staying with Alice the night he left after Bella found out, or why it took Jane demanding he take action finally. This Edward was very weak and broken I guess. I'm glad they finally found their HEA but I'm not really sure how they got there. A great story that will have me thinking for days to come! Thanks so much for your wonderful writing and for sharing this with us :)
| BellaTesoro chapter 34 . 9/8/2013
Phew. What a ride this was. You made me feel all the characters ups and downs, flaws and goodness.
I get it. Life doesn't always turn out the way you want it to. The roads you travel get curved and blocked
and down right dangerous. But in the end, if you get to where you need to be...well, there you go, Life.
I won't say getting back with someone that caused such pain that it left you so broken can't and shouldn't happen and that in the end you
forgive them and move beyond it all...it really can and does happen. Love and forgiveness sometimes is all you have and all you need to have...
Thank you for sharing your stories, this one left me thinking big thoughts...
| BellaTesoro chapter 33 . 9/8/2013
I'm with Edward, she's his daughter no matter what. But open the envelope, I want to know! lol
| BellaTesoro chapter 32 . 9/8/2013
*jumps up and claps* Good move having Alice arrested. I say make a deal with her, her freedom for
his daughter's custody
| BellaTesoro chapter 31 . 9/8/2013
Thank goodness for the innocence of a child. It makes you want to be better than you are.
| BellaTesoro chapter 30 . 9/8/2013
No. That was the right answer to give Bella. I think now he can start to really heal. He took control even
when what he'd ever wanted was right there for the taking. It would have be all sorts of wrong to agree to
such a preposterous deal.
| BellaTesoro chapter 29 . 9/8/2013
I can't believe Bella really did that, married him but knew it was a mistake even before all hell broke loose. Can it
be she really wasn't the woman Edward thought her to be or is she making all this up to save her dad his
dignity or perhaps help Edward let go of her for once and for all too? She's either trying to be a saint or she's
as horrible as Alice.
| BellaTesoro chapter 28 . 9/8/2013
OMG could Bella have been herself pregnant and didn't want to add to Edward's shit storm and so made her
own life...and that's why she never filed? She's got to have a good reason for being so distant.
| BellaTesoro chapter 27 . 9/8/2013
Oh no, she wouldn't be just there to try and make Edward drop things. That would be so cruel.
Emmett needs a smack down. And I don't blame Edward for creeping around and try to get to the
| BellaTesoro chapter 26 . 9/8/2013
I'm so glad Edward had the support of his father, and even now feels like he has someone to turn to.
I'm curious myself why Bella's reactions to all this are as they are...let's see why.
| BellaTesoro chapter 25 . 9/8/2013
I am so sorry you had to defend your characters "your" story, and mostly it's hard to take that you need to
defend male rape victims. That some people don't get it, is fine, but to be mean spirited about it makes me sad.
This is a story, we should all get that, but the unfortunate truth is that these sort of things do happen, and the least
we can do is be nonjudgemental about how one copes with something that breaks them.
Anyway, I appreciate the journey you have taken these characters on. I'm disappointed for Edward that Bella
doesn't know the extent of her brother and father's ownership of how they treated Edward. For Emmett to
even "kid" about giving him proper directions to kill himself and Bella to brush it off as her brother's humor, yeah
not helpful. But I guess Bella has her own issues to deal with, and avoidance is one way.
| BellaTesoro chapter 23 . 9/8/2013
I don't know why I'd hoped he wasn't the biological father, that somehow he'd have that at least. Not that
I thought he should abandoned the daughter he loves common genes or not. Just that it might somehow
make a difference. idk.
I just feel so badly for Edward, living in this mess pretty much all alone with his secrets.
| BellaTesoro chapter 15 . 9/8/2013
Eeek, that's just so wrong on Emmett's part and of course Alice's part. How could Edward not want a paternity test
knowing what a skank Alice was? Good to know Edward got some professional help.
| BellaTesoro chapter 11 . 9/8/2013
What happened that night? What did he tell Phil?
I can't wait to find out what caused this shit storm.