When a person tells you that you hurt them, you don't get to decide that you didn't. -- True story...One of my biggest annoyances is someone telling me I'm overreacting or how I should feel about something.
"Everyone is overridden by thoughts; that's why they have so much heartache and sorrow. At times I give myself up to thought purposefully; but when I choose, I spring up from those under its sway. I am like a high-flying bird, and thought is a gnat: how should a gnat overpower me?" ~ Rumi <3
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Hmmm...Must be why the only "family" she, her husband, & kids have left are mere aquaintances. The less people know her, the more powerful she feels. She can keep pretending to strangers that she is a responsible, mature person & parent when in reality, she has never accepted responsibility for any negative choice she's ever made. Pretending a life away.