Break my bones

by Alex Penuelas   Feb 9, 2018


Whoever made that
"Sticks and stones" parable
Has never had anyone close to them
Tell them that they are a
disappointment.

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  • 8 months ago

    by Milly Hayward

    Alex sadly it is true that words can cut more deeply than a knife. Unfortunately when this saying was penned life was more about keeping a stiff upper lip in a time where I am assuming that words were not so acid filled.

    On a different note. Nobody who genuinely cares about another would say something to hurt them. They would encourage them not tell them that they are a disappointment. If someone is telling someone that they are a disappointment (when they haven't committed a crime obviously) then it speaks volumes about the character of the perpetrator and that they have issues or hidden agenda's of their own. In which case by default you cannot give credence to anything that they say.
    All my best wishes Milly x

  • 8 months ago

    by Em

    Wish I had a nomination left.. This is. Extremely powerful and relatable

  • 8 months ago

    by Hope

    Love this

  • 8 months ago

    by Ben Pickard

    Alex, this is so true. In fact, I have always thought it to be the complete reverse: bones heal, but our mental fortitude doesn't always recover from a beating.

    Take care

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