If you are a fan of romance novels, you will definitely love this book. It ends with us is a story of a girl who has been in an abusive relationship with her father. Colleen Hoover takes a dark, gritty, and thought-provoking look at domestic abuse. As the story follows Lily, who has been engaged in a problematic relationship for years.
This book probably wants to tell us that we all have our past, but when we are in love, we need to leave our past behind and start a new life with our partner. We should not let our past affect the present, or else it will destroy our relationship. However, we need to be selective and careful in our decisions that we forget the very essence of why something hurtful in the past happened.
You can’t change what happened in the past but you can learn from it and make sure it doesn’t happen again.
Also, it evokes a message of how important it is to protect your loved ones from harm, especially from yourself because you cannot control your emotions and temper when you are at the peak of your anger. So try to stay calm, and don’t do anything that can put others in danger just for your own satisfaction or relief from pain.
“It stops here. With me and you. It ends with us.”Colleen Hoover, It Ends with Us
This book opens up that domestic violence is real and it affects millions of people every day around the world. It’s not just physical abuse but emotional as well. Admirably, this novel gives more reasons why we should get rid of abusive guys and concentrate our time on other wonderful people who will treat us better and make us feel like the most special in the whole entire world.
Overall, this book may not be for everybody, you should know this book can trigger traumas. If you are sensitive to explicit content then it is just simply not for you. It will gut you in ways that you can imagine. On the other hand, it’s a beautiful story that teaches us all a lesson in life, don’t pass up an opportunity to read it with an open mind and heart.