Phenomenal Friday-Trust Your Instincts, Don’t Open Yourself To Victimization

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When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. ~Maya Angelou

I was never so mindful of this quote a few days ago. It’s not the first time this person had shown me who they are, but I’m the person who looks for the good in everyone because we are all wrestling with our own inner wolves, just that some of us are better at suppressing the bad wolf than others. This past week I witnessed what can only describe as borderline bullying and even though I was not on the receiving end, it made me so uneasy, that my initial instinct was to react even if the recipient chose to completely ignore the incident I wanted to speak up in their defence. It took me some time to regain my composure but I decided to comfort the victim instead of confronting the bully. Who I reminded that no one can make you feel inferior without your permission.

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