I am trying to find someone I can talk via pm. I don't want anyone to feel bad, but I am looking for people who were bullied as kids and then had a more positive life as an adult. My theory is that if you're getting positive feedback as an adult and people are complimenting you on the things you were bullied for-then the bullies were wrong. I am curious if anyone else has a similar experience? When I was bullied, I was living in one of the most racist and "backward" states in America. Once my family moved to a big and diverse city in the north, I couldn't believe how different people were in a good way. Even though I have suicidal thoughts from time to time, I am lucky that things are better in my life now. But, I look back at all of the horrific things that some of my racist classmates would say. I am angry at myself for wasting my time and energy believing them, only to realize that they weren't right. Again, I am sorry if this is inappropriate to talk about. All what I am hoping for is to meet someone similar. Bullying is hard to talk about, because people make assumptions or say something that isn't helpful.