When I penned "Curvy Girls Can't Date Point Guards," my heart was set on creating more than just a story of young love. This book holds a special place in my heart, intertwining the excitement of romance with curvy heroines and the sincere portrayal of mental health challenges.
Our protagonist, Sadie, is not just a character; she's a beacon of hope. Living with social anxiety, she chooses to face her challenges head-on, actively embracing therapy and sharing her journey with those around her. This openness is a powerful statement about self-acceptance and the importance of seeking help.
In contrast, Terrell, her love interest, represents empathy and the journey towards understanding. While he initially struggles to grasp the reality of Sadie's social anxiety, his efforts to see things differently highlight his dedication to support her. This dynamic between Sadie and Terrell adds a layer of depth to their romance, showcasing how love can flourish with compassion and mutual understanding.
"Curvy Girls Can't Date Point Guards" is more than a conventional romance. It's a narrative that recognizes mental health as an integral part of many people's lives, including mine. It's about finding love and happiness, not in spite of our struggles but through the journey of overcoming them together.
This book is for anyone who's ever felt alone in their struggles, offering a mirror to their experiences and a window to a world where love, understanding, and mental well-being triumph. If you're in search of a romance that warms your heart and opens your mind, "Curvy Girls Can't Date Point Guards" awaits you.