what Sam said!!!
and - my T says: "you have to OWN it before you can DIS-OWN it!"
so - yeah - been through that - and it DOES get better - if you keep going - keep working at it - keep moving on...
sometimes it takes more dogged determination and the habit of endurance than hope.
"the scariest thing about abuse of any shape or form, is, in my opinion, not the abuse itself, but that if it continues it can begin to feel commonplace and eventually acceptable."
- Alan Cumming, "Not My Father's Son"