"The true mark of maturity is when somebody hurts you and you try to understand their situation instead of trying to hurt them back." // (I don't want to label what "the true mark of maturity" is, but this idea of empathy vs revenge is important to me.
/// You cannot talk to an emotional manipulator because they don't see things like regular personalities do. They are immune to your feelings, don't give a damn and in total denial about how toxic they behave.
Emotional abuse is just as damaging as physical abuse. The only difference between the two is with physical abuse you are wearing it on the outside for the world to see & the other is felt deep inside. Others cannot see the bruises on your heart.
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