Twenty-three-year-old widows don't sleep around - do they?
My story begins where most women hope theirs will end with a big, white wedding. After all, isn t that how every good fairy tale finishes? I thought so. And at 23, in love and engaged, it seemed my happy ever after was secure...
That is until the man of my dreams died three weeks into our marriage. Look at me now: a 23 year old widow. You d never guess. I ve learnt to hide it well. Because the way I saw it, there were only two options...
A) Dress in black, become a recluse and watch my wedding video on a loop?
B) Decide falling in love again is out of the question and choose an easy, uncomplicated alternative sex...
Amy Molloy is a journalist, editor and award-winning author who produces uplifting content for the biggest names in global publishing. Previously editor of Grazia magazine and a regular newspaper commentator, she has built a reputation on telling the truth about recovery - and how to chase after hope and happiness.
Amy is also the author of the self-help guide, The World is a Nice Place and the award-winning children's book, How to Recycle Your Feelings. Her online Storytelling for Healing courses have helped thousands of people to share their own stories of adversity.
Her work has featured in the Telegraph, Daily Mail, Guardian, the Times, the New York Post, and on multiple podcasts and tv channels.
She lives in Sydney, Australia with her husband and three children.