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originally posted by: Darkblade71
For me, that quote sums it up.
But that is just me, and I like to keep things simple.
originally posted by: Timely
a reply to: woodwardjnr
That was very well communicated ... more ?
originally posted by: CJCrawley
a reply to: calstorm
As callous as it sounds, what's done is done.
You can't undo it.
You are still alive; give yourself permission to be happy.
Moreover, your children would WANT that, wouldn't they?
originally posted by: Iamschist
Failure to move on. Then what. You become defined by your tragedy. Your life stops. I am more than the things I have endured, or the things that have happened to me. Life is more than suffering. Yes there are times when suffering is great. Times when joy is not even looked for. My situation went on for years. I learned to find happiness where I could.
How is my being able to find joy in the midst of sorrow and hardship, a threat to anyone, or indifference to the suffering of others?
There is no bouncing, there is resilience, there is wanting more than being a tragic figure people pity.
I am sorry for the man's family who committed suicide.
I am sorry for the starving and homeless and the children who cannot play.
I am sorry for those who think I am somehow attacking them by suggesting they have the power to choose how they see things.