Have you ever just had those moments where something you've avoided for a long time suddenly pops up out of nowhere and you're pretty surprised about it? Just had one of those.
Healing is such a long and tough process, but it's necessary.
Don't ever give up on it. Don't let it become you and let communication happen where it's needed.
Friendship is important and it's important to remember that.
That was my frustration all along.
Looking to return to this topic again in the near future with vulnerability and shame, guilt, and fear as points of address. Excited!