Originally Posted by MonoVCPHG
I have experienced a lot of consequences in my life; enough to know who I am in a way I never have before and I am no longer a boy in a man's clothes. I have lost what most would define as "everything". I have no excuse to repeat mistakes I made in the past. No excuse…full fucking stop.
Amen, brother, amen.
I look back and see utter cluelessness on my part. I never had a functional male role model in my family and had no good example to follow. That meant a lot of trial and error, with the errors providing lots of instruction on what not to do.