"We're not broken, just bent. We can learn to love again."
Altough because of my own issues, THAt isn't always as clear to me as it should be.
Hearing his explanations (and I get the whole explanations not excuses thing) can bring on sad feelings. This is a really sucky part of healing, but can lead to resolution and a healthier future for him and the M. Doesn't help much now, I know .