They say true love is hard to find and if you ever find someone who is your soulmate, you try your best to never let them go! Jessica Sharman was someone who had her soulmate but because of a terrible seizure which gave her amnesia, she had completely forgotten him: The person she loved the most was now a complete stranger to her!
Jessica Sharman Was You Average 19-year-old Girl
She had a job, lived with her parents and most importantly, she had a loving boyfriend- Rich Bishop. Little did she know how everything around her would be turned upside down.
It Was A Normal Day When She Boarded The Train To Get To Work With Her Boyfriend
Suddenly, she started seizing and collapsed. To this day, Jessica only knows what others have told her about that fateful day. This is what she has to say about it-
“I’ve been told that Rich held me up on the tube then took me to the office. I didn’t know what was going on – momentary amnesia was normal for me after seizures. But an hour or so later I saw this woman running towards me I had no idea who she was. It was my mum – and I just stared at her blankly…”
She Treated Her Mother Like She Was A Stranger
Her mom had to show Jessica photographs of themselves together in order to prove that she was indeed her mother. Jessica was so confused that she had to match the photos by looking at herself in the mirror! Such was the severity of her amnesia. Lucky or her, she had a family and her boyfriend who loved her deeply and were there to be with her.
Jessica Was Rushed To The Hospital Where The Doctors Confirmed That She Had Frontal Lobe Epilepsy Which Had Caused Her To Have Such A Severe Case Of Amnesia
Over 19 years of her life had been wiped away from her mind. She wouldn’t even recognize her boyfriend, Rich.
She Had To “Meet Her Parents Again”
The memories she had of her parents were gone all thanks t =o her amnesia, but the love her parents had for their daughter was still strong. They did everything they could in their power to bring their daughter back.
There Was Someone Else Who Was Still In Love WIth Jessica, Her Boyfriend Of Seven Months, Rich Bishop
But there was one problem, Jessica had forgotten Rich completely. She was no longer the person he used to love and she felt terrible about it.
The Relationship Was Not Working For Jessica But Rich Was Not Going To Let Her Amnesia Come In Between Their Love
He was adamant about staying with her and did not want to break up just yet. Seeing his passion, Jessica decided to give him a chance. However, she made no promises.
But They Are Soulmates And Soon, Jessica Found Herself Falling In Love With Rich
Rich proved to her that he was the one who she was supposed to be with and she accepted him.
They Are Together Now And As Happy As They Had Been Before
Theirs is one hell of a love story!