My past is complicated.
It's not normal, and it's scary.
But it's just that-
I won't allow my past to determine my future.
And I certainly won't be held back because of it.
You have conquered your past, so why let it define you.
All throughout history, wars have been fought.
The victors of those wars came out on top, and most of them went on to lead successful lives.
Now whether they were good people is a different story and totally not my point.
But my point is...
I live by one quote.
"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing." - Benjamin Franklin.
You can't change your past, but you can change the future.
Everything happens for a reason, so embrace that reason, but don't let it define you.