The night after my afternoon driving panic attack,
in desperate need of some comic relief, I got it.
I watched, on TV, and for the 2nd or 3rd time,
"Liar Liar" with Jim Carrey, on top of his game IMHO.
He plays a lawyer who is a chronic liar, which
has cost him his marriage and is about to lose him
a son. When he misses his son's birthday party again, the boy blows out the candles and makes the wish that just for one day his dad couldn't lie at all. You can imagine the laffs when a chronic liar lawyer tries not to lie in court, and has to tell "the truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth" even outside the courtroom!
The laughter was good medicene as I had hoped.
But also for the first time it really hit me what a good story of recovery this was.
Not in that Carrey played an abuse survivor, but that he portrayed a person who able to change a very unhealthy & hurtful way of being and start to really & truly live healthy & happy.
I like happy ending and I still try to believe in them. That's why I liked "Liar Liar" especially this time around.