But sometimes the right words are not only listened to but obsessed over for 25 years with rage & vengeance. What a wingnut! All I said was, "There's The Door - *USE IT!* Get over it 25 years later, creep.
Emotional and verbal abuse is no joke. The scars are brutal. But healing begins to come with time and A LOT of hard work and prayer. One breath, one step at a time. Keep moving forward. You were made for more.