Nothing gives me more pleasure than hearing those words. I know I’m about to hear something good and usually quite interesting.
It’s happened with multiple people, scads of friends – and even my therapist (!) of all people. We’ll be talking, and all of a sudden the conversation triggers them to share something they’ve never admitted to another person – and sometimes not even to themselves.
I take the fact that it happens to me often as a sign that I’ve lived my life well, that I’ve become the person I want to be – or am at least in the right ballpark.