It is a forever journey, to always be working on bettering one's self. I have no problem admitting that I am no where near perfect and I will always be working towards learning to acknowledge who I am.
He wasn't the person who hurt me most. But he shut me out, sent me away & then wondered why I wouldn't (couldn't) come back. And I'm over him. But not quite over the pain and frustration. The wounds are still there. but i have moved on :)