You are, in fact, worth MORE. BECAUSE of your darkness.
Once I got into recovery from Bipolar Disorder, emotional trauma, and addictions, I learned that my dark past could help others. Sharing my experience, strength, and hope, including my dark past, helps fellow sufferers.
“Cling to the thought that, in God’s hands, the dark past is the greatest possession you have – the key to life and happiness for others. With it you can avert death and misery for them.” -AA Big Book, page 124