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Continued: Hax: Readers give advice on abusive relationships, more

  • Article by: CAROLYN HAX
  • Last update: July 3, 2014 - 2:00 PM

I ended a relationship in a cowardly and abrupt fashion. My reasons were valid but my behavior was not. I felt bad for years.

I finally e-mailed my (perfectly sweet but quite young) ex and apologized. His response spoke volumes about grace. He said, “You taught me that I was worth loving and I’d never known that before.”

We are important in each other’s lives in ways we don’t even comprehend.

E-mail Carolyn Hax at tellme@washpost.com, or chat with her at 11 a.m. Friday at www.washingtonpost.com.

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