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Sticks and Stones Can Break My Bones but Words will Never Hurt Me!

Notice how we feel "hurt" when someone criticizes us or points their anger in our direction. Write down the reasons we feel "hurt" and see how rational they aren't. It is certainly normal to feel hurt even though it is irrational. So let our understanding of what hurt is give us a bit of balance in undergoing it. It is not a great big deal. It is just a normal, everyday kind of thing we all put up with as part of the human condition. We all have terrible flaws. So we "hurt" each other now and then. Maybe we should remember here that any hurt we feel hurt's us, not them who done us wrong.

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