You are important and you matter. Your feelings matter. Your voice matters. Your story matters. Your life matters. Always.
You should plan to go to one of the larger g2gs. They're so much fun
I met Authenticnow and Leccden about a year after I joined SI; it was a life-changing experience.
Me: FBS (no longer betrayed nor a spouse)-62
D-day: 2007 (two years before finding SI)
S: 6/2010; D: 3/2011