Yes, he cleaned up nicely not because I made him but because he wanted to be a better man for himself, for me, and for his family. I just helped him along the way. So I didn't polish a piece of shit, I shined a diamond in the rough.
Someday you will! The little things are what make life beautiful and we had many of those. This 'what if' will become a regret because you will never find someone quite like me. You let go of a diamond, good luck collecting rocks! So true.