‘Never again.’ I looked into the mirror, one of those rare moments where I will speak to myself… looking directly into those eyes staring right back at me and said those words over and over again. ‘Never again. Never again will I allow for it to happen.’ I called my closest friends. I told them. I apologized to them although no apology was necessary and promised to never allow it to happen again. I thanked them for witnessing, for allowing me to grow through it, and even though there was no possible reason for them to be offended… I took it personally. I took it very personally. And as I wandered throughout the day, I kept hearing those words ringing in my ears. ‘Never…