Just because the past didn’t turn out like you had hoped, doesn’t mean your future can’t be better than you had envisioned. In fact, we often grow stronger in the places we were once broken. Because it’s not until you’re broken for a while that you truly learn what you’re made of on the inside. And this insight gives you the ability to rebuild yourself, stronger than ever before.
as someone who's been through some storms, and can still smile, I must say I have huge respect for those who've been through similar, worse, or even less than I have. Suffering isn't determined by the period of time, but by the pain felt by the individual