I tell this to My husband all the time. So proud of the man you are. Love you JWM! Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.
"Someday everything will make perfect sense. So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason." Even if someday it doesn't make perfect sense, it happened for a reason.
Never go back! And if what broke you tries reaching out to you again, ignore them. A valuable lesson for everyone to know. If they broke you to begin with then he didn't love to fight and be better for both of you.
YES! then, she began to breathe and live and every moment took her to a place where she is in love. But not in love with someone, she's in love with life and every moment is a new moment to discover and everything is inspiring and full of wonder.