Painter sat at the defendants table and announced with absolute certainty, "This is all your fault." And I wonder, "Which part is my fault?"
"I'm here to get it right, not be right." - Brene Brown I acted dickishly. And by dickishly, I mean I responded with bravado to avoid being vulnerable to a woman I love whose anger still wounds me after all this time.
"Accountability doesn't mean punishment. Accountability is a willingness to accept responsibility for our own actions."
In truth, I didn't value myself either, and as such I acted accordingly. Like Reese Piper, "I didn’t realize what it would cost me" to try to be everything for others leaving little for myself.