Hey A...

I don't know what was said to you, but welcome to MS anyway. Most of us are pretty accepting of others pasts because we've all been thru one kind of sewer or another. Give it a chance.

"When I was a child
I caught a fleeting glimpse
Out of the corner of my eye
I turned to look but it was gone
I cannot put my finger on it now
The child is grown, the dream is gone
And I have become comfortably numb."
Pink Floyd