Society operates today with a generation of “leaders” meant to illicit hatred. It’s not by accident that we have the most ridiculous, feckless morons in the highest offices of the land. Be aware.
I’ve tried far too often over the years to avoid pain. All it ever did was double the intensity or duration of the inevitable. Instead…
Living in a culture that is rife with trauma, we’re not too keen on experiencing more and different kinds of pain, especially when it comes to matters of the heart. Thus, we’re too often in the frame of mind that reaches for the broad, soaked paintbrush that allows us to dismiss someone or something based on what may only be a minor trait or concern—perhaps because we were triggered by something that isn’t supposed to bother us anymore.