“About two years ago, my girlfriend and I got into a big argument and I left, I packed my stuff up and left. I tried to come back a couple of days later and she wouldn’t let me in the house. She said her kids were afraid and that’s when it hit me, how much I was hurting them.”
“I gained nothing [from being abusive]. I lost good relationships that I’ll never get back. I can’t think of one thing I gained… [At the time] I was getting what I thought I wanted… I was the boss. It turns out I was just the opposite.