Being white and male in the United States had taught them that being amongst select peers excuses and justifies bigotry and misogyny.
I tell you this not to gain your pity or to put down one way of healing vs. another. I am sharing this because it is a story of success. I am finding my own way of healing, and discovering that healing can happen on my terms and in my own time and doesn’t have to look like someone else’s.
I guess maybe it’s because sometimes I still see the look in your eyes the first time I told you when I close mine I played this movie in my mind at least 100 times But, somehow, the ending was different this time.