I permanently injured a guy in my class for calling me a slut, should I feel bad?

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I went on a date with A and I gave him a blowjob in his car before he brought me home, and A's big mouth told his buddies about it. Now one of his pals, B, started the ball rolling by telling everyone about it. I had to see a counsellor / social worker (you name it) after crying about it for a long time, and I was told at one point of time to face him and stand up for myself.

When I confronted him in front of everyone, he called me "slut" and stated it was a fact, not a nickname. Later that day, I saw him leaving the locker room and I walked up to him. My emotions flooded me and I kicked him between the legs. It wasn't even a hard kick, but he cried like a girl and the teachers made a huge deal about it and called him an ambulance from the nurse's office. Ever the drama queen, I thought.

It sickened me to the stomach, I heard that he lost a testicle, and when he came back he became a shadow of his former self and wouldn't talk to anyone and quit all of his sports clubs. My counsellor told me not to feel bad for it because I didn't mean to hurt him so badly, and that it was a bold and empowering move for me to teach him a lesson, although I should not have hurt him physically.

No one calls me "slut" anymore, but I think I've a new nickname, none of them dares call me it in my face. Did he deserve it? Am I a horrible person? I want to blame myself and make it up to him, but my counsellor has told me not to because it would undo the act of standing up for myself.

Did I just make things worse for myself?
I permanently injured a guy in my class for calling me a slut, should I feel bad?
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