This is so true. I know that over the past 3 years I have changed a lot. Our family and my marriage have been through more than anyone should. We came close to divorce. An option we promised from the beginning would always be off the table. But when life seems harder than you could have imagined you have to decide what’s important and you fight like hell for that. What happens next is you change. Your life changes. And hopefully for the better. 

Some times people can’t accept you in this new place. And I guess that’s part of fighting for what is important to you.