Lerato Kganyago: “He Ditched Me When I Needed Him The Most…”
Lerato Kganyago, went on twitter to talk to her fans about a grudge she had against her father that strained their relationship. And how in letting go of the grudge, she’s found healing for her heart and turned a new page in their relationship. She said:
“The three days I was in hospital after I lost my baby‚ I kept staring at the door at the hospital‚ hoping he would walk in… he didn’t! We didn’t speak for months after that. I avoided going home because I was so angry at him… he ditched me again when I needed him the most!”
The presenter shared the story‚ hoping that her testimony would make people understand that celebrities also go through stuff but everyone could make the choice to pursue healthy relationships.
She said her relationship with her father was never quite the same after that painful experience and it was only recently that she realised the toll it took on her.
“I held a grudge again for so long… until the one time he called me after so many months and he said “I’m listening to 702‚ they talking about women infertility.” I broke into tears because at that moment I realized he cared‚ but he didn’t know how to show me he did‚” she wrote.
Lerato went on to say that re-building her relationship with her father was one of the best decisions she’s ever made‚ even though it was still work-in-progress.
“We don’t have a perfect relationship‚ but letting go of what had happened in the past freed me! Many years I longed for a father’s love‚ though he was present physically… he wasn’t emotionally.”
She advised people to love unconditionally and forgive those that wrong them for the sake of inner peace.