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Ended it, Part 5: Closure

Old 07-03-2012, 09:24 PM
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Ended it, Part 5: Closure

Short recap: Broke up with XABF last week after he was a mean, drunken jerk (day before my birthday I might add). He texted an apology Friday, no contact since. It's over.

Had a long talk with my preacher friend today. Had some spirituality questions about forgiveness, etc. He helped me come up with a way to accept XABF's apology/get closure for myself, and I had to return his key anyway. Here is what I'm sending:

B:

I wanted to tell you I got your messages Friday. I was moving and didnít know how to respond. I guess I still donít. Your words and behavior Wednesday and Thursday (not to mention the timing ó before my birthday) really confused and hurt me.

That being said, I do appreciate your apology, and I wholeheartedly accept it.

Iím sorry for my own mistakes. Iím so sad that things didnít work between us, as I very much valued our love and friendship. I will always be grateful to you and your family for your kindness and generosity. As we close this chapter, I sincerely wish you all the best with your next.


J

I feel better owning my feelings, my faults and my own closure.

Thanks for listening!
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Old 07-03-2012, 10:20 PM
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Very nice.

Just wanted to show support. I think you ate doing beautifully with your recovery from this relationship and break up.

Love and Light,

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Appreciate you, Lily!
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Old 07-04-2012, 10:14 AM
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Well said! I hope it helps you move on from this experience. I love the way you are being so proactive about it all.

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