Don't tell anyone. And if you do - they won't believe you.
All else follows from that. Everything.
In response to that, satia told me the predominant lesson from her childhood. And I said, "We need to write these lessons down and fucking burn them...Hey. That's not a bad idea."
I'm going to perform sort of a self-exorcism.
Through dangers untold and hardships unnumbered, I have fought my way here to the castle beyond the Goblin City to take back the child that you have stolen, for my will is as strong as yours, and my kingdom is as great. You have no power over me.
The child that was stolen from me... was me.
No more secrets. I'm going to write my "lesson" down. I am going to see its Wrongness. And I am going to burn it.
In the tradition of my ritual for sexual abuse survivors last year... I'm going to open this up. If you tell me your lesson, I'll burn it up too. Get RID of it.
Tell me your "lesson".
If you need more room, you can e-mail me. Results are viewable only to me. And I always keep the secrets of others. I just refuse to hide necessary bits of myself anymore.