Why do we attract bullies? How can we stop the cycle? Is it ok to stand up to a bully, or are we supposed to have compassion for them? Is it ok to fight back?
If we create our own realities, even if someone has hurt us, are we then saying it’s ok to hurt others? Does the one who hurt us carry none of the responsibility?
Why do some men abuse women? Why do some women allow themselves to be abused? There is an underlying belief structure at the core of abusive relationships, which this articles seeks to explore.