Good for your Mom, Liz! I know you had to put up with too many years of abuse before that happened, but she showed significant strength to do that!
And I applaud your ability to open up. That’s what makes this community so special. I think it fosters and nurtures and allows us to say things about ourselves that maybe we’ve never said before to another human.
Here’s hoping that opening up is what can lead you forward and put some of those despicable memories behind you.
I have put them behind me