About the Book
"Enough" is an emotionally charged and heartfelt story that explores the depths of family, identity, betrayel and the power of resilience. Based on true events, the story follows the journey of Lloiden, a young woman whose life is upended when she learns that her father is not her biological father. Driven by a deep yearning to know her true roots, Lloiden embarks on a remarkable quest to uncover her identity and find a sense of belonging.
The story begins in 1991 when twelve-year-old Lloiden is confronted with a shocking secret revealed by her cousin: her father is not who she believed him to be. Filled with anger, confusion, profound betrayal, and a longing to understand her true heritage, Lloiden sets out on a path of self-discovery that will shape her sense of self for years to come.
Driven by a desire to know her roots, at the age of eighteen, Lloiden travels to the Philippines to meet Jack. Their meeting is bittersweet, as Jack passes away six years later in 2004, leaving Lloiden with unresolved regrets.
A year later, during 2005, as Lloiden continues to grieve, she receives an invitation to a wedding in the Philippines. With mixed emotions, she decides to attend, not knowing that this trip will unravel yet another secret.
During her visit, Lloiden experiences a vivid dream of another man who could potentially be her father, followed by a relative's revelation that Jack may not be her biological father after all. Shocked and bewildered by the timing, Lloiden sets out to confront her mother and search for the truth. While her mother insists that Jack is her real father, Lloiden's intuition compels her to delve deeper.
Guided by a divine presence, Lloiden travels to different locations that hold significant clues to her identity. From the picturesque islands of the Philippines to the warm embrace of family connections in North Carolina and the roots of her heritage in Sweden. As Lloiden unravels the mysteries of her identity, Lloiden discovers the complex layers of her family's past, the impact of a deep-rooted secret, and the profound effects it has had on her own sense of self.
Through Lloiden's journey, the story explores themes of identity, belonging, and the enduring strength of the human spirit. It delves into the intricate dynamics of a mother-daughter relationship and uncovers the profound impact of long-hidden family secrets.
About the Title
Enough represents different seasons of life
- My Girlhood when I felt I Wasn't Enough
- My Adulthood when I Had Enough
- My Womanhood when I Realized I AM Enough