A "role model" is typically considered to be someone whose behavior is worthy of emulation and who sets a good example. The behavior or example in question can fulfill many roles in many different situations.
--Who have been your role models in relation to your abuse and recovery? --Which aspects of your life have your role models affected? --In what ways have you tried to emulate or model the behavior of these inspiring individuals? --In what ways, if any, do you seek to be a role model for others?