Words hurt, yes. But nothing compares to how much it hurts when someone who matters says them. We trust people, we vent to people, and when they throw it in our face knowing it's a sensitive topic. That hurts. Don't know who to trust now days.
"Life is Too Short to spend time with people who suck the happiness out of you" As Dr.Wayne Dyer always says, one of the first things you have to do to start on the path of the life you want, is to REMOVE yourself from the presence of negative people.
"I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. The worst thing in life is to end up with people that make you feel all alone." -Robin Williams So true, I used to be in a marriage where I felt all alone.