After three years, my ex-boyfriend Lex reentered my life. We were once in a serious relationship, but I wound up cheating on him when he got abusive and he left me when he found out.
I still wasn’t in love with Lex, but I had remained single since leaving and it was my chance to get even. He flew to the island after months of corresponding back and forth. He had started off being his generous self again, so when he decided to visit, I pretended it was fine. He came and he stayed at my apartment and when he saw how and where I was living, he was proud of me. I had opened my own boutique and I was doing quite well for myself.
The first night, we went out and had dinner to just catch up. “Why did you display such hatred and didn’t even want to speak with me back then?” I asked.
“Your best friend, Shyon, kept me up to date on all your activities. Do you remember that day when you went to the beach with your other man? Well, she told me all the details and I was devastated,” said Lex. “I knew I was far from perfect, but if you said I wasn’t helping you out, you would be lying. I just felt like I was being used by everyone and didn’t know who to believe. I was paying for Shyon’s daughter’s school fee and I was taking care of you. And you were busy sleeping around with another man.”
I confessed and told him everything about the affair. To be honest, I had no regrets. Lex told me about the things he was doing behind my back, too and that he had no right to be so hard on me. He said he had decided that I was the one he felt more like he could have settled with, and now that he was ready, he wanted to give us a second chance.
All I saw him as was more money. We started dating and he would travel back and forth to see me. Once he stayed for about a month and I was not happy about that; he had stayed two weeks too long. During one of his visits, we bumped into Shyon and you could see the look of shock in her eyes. She passed a comment about how nasty I was, but to be honest, it didn’t bother me. I didn’t have any interest in Lex; I just wanted her to see the power that I had. In the end, I felt like I had won.
I asked Shyon about what Lex had confessed to me, and she was adamant that he was lying. I knew he wasn’t lying, since the things he knew could have only come from her, me, or my secret sugar daddy, Chad—Chad didn’t know Lex, so it had to be Shyon.
According to Lex, that night when she took my letter to him, she told him that he should not believe a single word I said; that I was just a good actress and that I only used men for their money. She told him that I allowed them to fall in love with me and then leave them hanging.
In the end I just decided to have nothing to do with her and her devious behavior. She knew of all my past relationships and knew that even though I loved money, I was never one to use people. However, I was going to make an example of Lex and teach them both a lesson.