You were the prime example of why I did not want to go to counseling. You spoke up and they isolated you. For me, it turned out the people who I thought were fighting for me ended up contributed to me getting kicked out. I want you to know, that I was in the same spot as you, but experiencing different circumstances. Things turned around for me when I first met my wife … she saved me. In return, I honestly, thought your “ex” saved you.

If anyone is reading this book and considering joining the military, know that Kia is trying to change the culture. Be patient. People are starting to be aware. Please do not hesitate to seek help. Keep fighting. You got this!