"You helped to re-affirm my self-esteem and confidence. It was in there, but it was lost and forgotten. I also worked through some of my losses – particularly of my kids (growing up and out), and was able to move further away from my dependence on my dad’s role in my life. Further, after 25 years in an abusive marriage, I feel like I have put him (and other bullies in my life) “away”. I also now have permission to take care of myself…a novel concept for this mother!"