It is easier for abuse apologists to rip apart vulnerable people limb by limp limb than it is to strengthen them. Strengthening requires a lowering down into human suffering that the vast majority of us wish to avoid at all costs; not only in others — but also ourselves.
It has taken me a lifetime to grapple with the malformation of the fragile, and the employ of every socially accepted psychological coping mechanism to flee from the fragments. I have done the hard work to collect them. The process has been excruciating — the goal worthy.
“They have chosen cunning instead of belief. Their prison is only in their minds, yet they are in that prison; and so afraid of being taken in that they cannot be taken out.” – Aslan