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thebighurt posted 4/29/2013 10:50 AM

While I was shopping, someone who is a relative of a relative saw me, gave me a big hug and said she heard how well I am doing now and how glad she is to hear it. Asked about a couple of specifics that told me she knows more.

She is a very nice person that I like and who is no-nonsense about infidelity and who she supports in it. So I made small talk asking her about her family and all. Then she asked more specific things. I figured wtf? I answered her, telling her more right there in the store than I have told other than close friends, my IC and here on SI. It felt good.

I really don't care any more. It is what it is and I didn't say anything that isn't the truth. There are people I know as well, unlike her, who would only ask so they could gossip, immediately spreading it, that I will avoid saying things to, but I just don't care any more in general. If those things eventually get around, that's ok too. Because it's the truth.

MovingUpward posted 4/29/2013 15:03 PM

Not being ashamed of the truth is a big step in the healing IMO.

Congrats

Exit Wounds posted 4/29/2013 15:28 PM

Hurt 1
I am sorry about what you are going through. Like MOO said, you are healing.

BIG HUGS

persevere posted 4/29/2013 20:05 PM

I found a bit of honesty when appropriate felt freeing. It's a process. My next milestone was reaching the point that I no longer felt the need to share it because gradually what he did is no longer the center of my life. That's a gradual thing but I'm there more and more.

((thebighurt))

PurpleRose posted 4/30/2013 22:34 PM

How freeing!

trumanshow posted 5/1/2013 00:09 AM

It does feel freeing doesn't it?

You have nothing to be ashamed of and should be able to get support wherever you can

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