I’m thinking the guy at the gym may have been easing his former tormentor's guilt during the apology. Even if he said ~ “your bullying made me better”, I question if he even believes that as I seriously doubt bullying is something that helps men become better men, though there are a few life coaches that enjoy selling that storyline. I was picked on viciously in middle school and I’m still waiting for my life lesson.

On that story though, I had such a similar experience, from the reverse experience. Men bumping into their childhood bullies in adulthood and realizing their former target is much bigger is actually really common.

Quality over quantity. That guy from Quora. Open to gigs www.seanjkernan.com