How often do we punish our loved ones for crimes they didn’t commit? We tend to carry forward the hurt and bitterness from culprits in the past and poison our present relationships, much to the dismay of those who have done no wrong but suffer anyway; those are the guilty innocents who pay the price for the sins of others.
I’m just saying, it’s not fair on them. You know? Just because you’ve been burned shouldn’t mean you close yourself off forever after. Feel the pain, work through the hurt, keep it moving.
What if you were continuously doubted or distrusted because someone had baggage? I doubt you’d be impressed, right? Right. Same thing applies here.
I don’t know, I was just thinking about it and I feel we shouldn’t hold on to past experiences that laid us low or ripped us apart. What’s the point? If anything it prevents the wounds from healing and keeps the pain fresh. Imagine picking a scab and not letting it seal over to form a scar; the wound stays open, you know? The ache continues. Unnecessary hassle, people, totally unnecessary.
So. The next time you lash out at anyone, ask yourself this: are you seeing that person or a shadow from your past?