A shot in the dark

I guess the only lesson I learned was to never let anyone take advantage of you no matter what the costs, but I wouldn't necessarily say this in fact made me stronger, I think it just made me lose my faith in humanity and show me to be less naive.

My ex abused and tormented me for over a year. I wouldn't consider him my ex, maybe the term monster who controlled me for way to long, would suffice. When you hear the phrase "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger", you tend to think that simply because something didn't put you in your grave that you should learn from it. What if your situation is so dark that there's no way to find light in a lesson in your hard times? The unbelievable things done to me by this human being, who thought for some strange reason that it was within his power to belittle me daily, will haunt me mind forever. I guess the only lesson I learned was to never let anyone take advantage of you no matter what the costs, but I wouldn't necessarily say this in fact made me stronger, I think it just made me lose my faith in humanity and show me to be less naive.

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