Forgiveness doesn't mean I have to remain in a relationship with her and allow her to keep hurting me.
In preparing for the happiest day of my life, I had to face what made it so sad.
I've seen the dark side of human nature. Now I'm going to protect my daughter with everything I've got.
I remember very clearly, in primary school, repeating the stories and articulating the knowledge that I came from a family broken by abuse.