“Compassion dissolves anger. Understanding why someone behaves the way they do allows for forgiveness when they have mistreated you.
Maybe they are insecure, or in pain, or maybe they even suffered some type of abuse in their lifetime, and you can see why they are the way they are. But when your compassion extends to excusing them for treating you poorly, over and over, it not only damages your self-worth, but prevents them from healing as well. Refuse to allow it to continue, for everyone’s sake.”
Doe Zantamata is an author, artist, and photographer.
- Raising Compassion (openlifeup.wordpress.com)