i am thankful for all those difficult people in my life. they have shown me exactly who i do not want to be. Hypocrites and the like who act one way at school and behave totally different in their homes. People who believe in one thing but act another.
It's often all too difficult to explain ourselves, as the vast ends to our minds can hardly be put into words to ourself, so how can we be expected to enlighten others of such? What they understand, seems to be all they get.
And sometimes, you pin stuff and make snide comments, smile at the beautiful things in the world, say thank you for all the wonderful things people do, and send out love to everyone who isn't free from suffering.
Not everyone thinks the way you think, know the things you know, believe the things you believe, nor acts the way you should act. Remember this and you will go a long way in getting along with people - Arthur Forman
Detaching with love is an important goal in Al-Anon recovery. When this is a struggle, codependent behaviors like people pleasing and controlling others make detachment more difficult. Click the image to read more about codependency and how to heal it.