How to be a Hurt Person Without Hurting People

Learning to not inflict your pain onto others.

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Hurt people will, and often do, hurt other people.

Hurt people hurt people because they haven’t dealt with the remnants of their brokenness. And so, whether intentionally or not, they go around giving other people little pieces of their pain. Those innocent bystanders unlucky enough to be caught in the crossfire are then forced to deal with emotional carnage that they didn’t ask for and never saw coming.

Author of the critically acclaimed book on women and relationship status, “Single That.”