Everything you Men say is so admirable.
You can all get there in your own time.
I used to not say a word about my abuse, now it’s hard to shut me up when I get started on the subject.
To me, the way I figure it, is if I am going to spend time during my day thinking about my abuse, then I’m going to put that energy to good use and help who I can.
You made me think about when I first got here… how shy I was to post, how I was worried that nobody would want to hear anything I said, or that I may anger someone…
It really warms me to see the effort you guys are putting into your recovery. I sometimes say here on the discussion board that you may not notice you are going forward until you look back and see how far you’ve gone. I think that may also hold true when you are able to raise your head, look around, and notice you have outward compassion for all the others out there.
A friend, who is retiring soon, said something funny that struck me as appropriate for this place. He said:
I see the light at the end of the tunnel… and it’s not a train… so I got that goin for me.