They say crisis doesn't build character. It reveals it.
Had been preparing.
Not so much.
It seems such a shallow, passing thing to me and yet, did it not reveal weakness and cowardice? Did it not show how one can be so desperate to avoid consequences - such light consequences indeed!
There are posters I have read. Brave ones. Who carry their shame and own their shit, so that even though their strength and burden is largely a mystery to me, it is evident...
...in the way they would have turned to you with sheltering eyes
...in the way they wouldn't have fled the scene (did he?)
Most of all, they would not have concerned themselves with their pain, their humiliation, their dumb ass em bare assed ment, but yours.
I moved many miles away to avoid this sitch. You may not feel it, but to me you're strong as hell.