Who am I? When I'm asked that question one of the first things that come to mind is, What good have I done, What have I accomplished not only in prison but in life.
Who am I? When I’m asked that question one of the first things that come to mind is, what good have I done, what have I accomplished not only in prison but in life. I don’t consider myself the most righteous human walking but a broken one. I grew to understand the difference between sympathy & empathy. I was never the type to take accountability. I was the one who would look for a scape goat. I did this because of him, I wouldn’t have never been in here if it wasn’t for him. Always pointing the finger but never knew when I point that one finger it’s always 3 pointing back at me. I’ve always had that voice in the back of my head that would tell me I’m doing the wrong thing but I never listen. I was too afraid to admit I messed up or I’m wrong for doing this to you or making you feel this way [page 2] because I didn’t want to be the outcast. This is my second time in broken together & it was different for me because I wasn’t in the passenger seat. I was driving. I had to be okay with being vulnerable to complete strangers and if you know me I don’t even talk to people I don’t know. As I said before this is my second time in broken together and I’m still learning things about myself. Such as I’m not the only one who has problems & dealt with trauma. Also, I have to have empathy in order to understand others trauma. And more important become vulnerable & more open to others that around me.
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