I find memory can be a beautiful thing yet a curse. It holds precious things from your past, victories, happiness, etc. But it can also hold your failures and things that have hurt you. Keep the good memories close and forget the bad ones.
Though, in truth, no one can ever *make* you feel anything.this could maybe be more accurately worded as,"I'm ashamed that I made the decision to stay when I felt so terrible in the situation. Staying is a choice.