You know some days I wonder if I am getting anywhere and others in the world sometimes try to make me believe that I am not getting anywhere... but when I get a note from someone I have known for several years, it really helps. This friend didn't realize when we first became acquainted that I had anything in my past. It was a long time before he even knew anything about it. I really count his words with a very high importance because I know that he would not say them if he did not see it. But they made me feel good and they helped back up what I was working on in therapy the other day...
Don, for what it is worth, and I hope a little bit. As I read your letters I see a tremendous growth from the Don I first met. And that is something that has been a long time coming and through a lot of tough times, but I am proud of what I see as progress.
Keep up the good work and hold your head high, because you are a good man and we are all pulling for you to have nothing, but the best.
I just wanted to say thanks, my friend.
There are a lot of things taking place right now. Some of these things I will not discuss here because this is a public place. I am trying to keep a perspective through everything and just learning and growing right now. It is amazing that I am doing the things I need to be doing while not even realizing it. My therapist helped me to see that the other day, because I thought the whole world was caving in, when I did exactly what I needed to do... the only thing, this was foreign to me.. but it was good to logically and emotionally go through and make the connection between self harmful things of the past, and the positive steps of the present.