Hurt People Hurt People

What someone feels

is more than what they say

and what they do.


These are feeble methods

of communicating our emotions.


Anyone who has ever

said or done anything

that appeared hurtful,

had some underlying motive.


Hurt people hurt other people-

it’s a hardened fact.


When you look beyond

words and actions,

to the heart of the person

you realize their reasoning.


We all just want to be loved,

to be appreciated,

to be desired.


When someone hurts us,

we either retaliate

or bottle it up until

we unleash it on someone else.


It’s an endless cycle

of hurting each other.


But when recognize

our intention

is to be loved,

you are able to forgive

more easily.

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