*Trenton watched her quietly for a moment, noticing the tension building in her as he patiently listened to her answer. When she finished speaking, he took another liong sip from the glass in his hand and placed it on the counter.
Trenton: If I may. I've found that the people around us are quick to forget our mistakes whilst we hold onto them. Your past, for all the damage it caused you at the time, has made you who you are now. And I find you to be an incredible person with a great deal of resiliency. I appreciate you being so candid with me. If I'm being candid in return, I think it may be alright if you give your former self a break for a bit. "Ease up some," as the others would say.