Can you believe that once I started this thread I was afraid to come back here and read the responses?
It took me this long to come back and I'm blown away by the number and the advice. Thank you, thank you.
My feelings of shame and inadequacy are so great that I felt paralyzing fear when it came to dealing with it -- including reading the responses here.
Just read them all. I get that it's not about me, but I don't feel that yet.
It's just so ugly that she brought him home.