What to do against bullying
The self-hatred of abuser and victim
Every one of us has already experienced the following before. Someone in our social surroundings doesn’t like us and tries to make our life a living hell. In school I was one of the guys who got tormented and bullied by the self-instated class tyrant. I felt trapped and helpless, unable to free myself and betrayed by my friends who didn’t try to help me either. Today I realize that the others were terrified as well and I don’t think it was fair to expect much help. At the time I didn’t see any guilt on my side, apart from looking differently than my tyrants.
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The sum of all addictions remains the same
“The sum of all addictions remains the same (Die Summe aller Laster ist konstant)”
This is a sentence one of my teachers used to say and even thought it was always half in jest I believe there is a grain of truth in it. We all felt, at some point in time, and most probably still do, that there is something missing in our lives. Every day we try to find something or someone to fill this hole in our heart and since most days we can’t find anything that’s valuable, we gum the hole up with something bad – with addictions.
An addiction is something that undermines our strength and furthers our weaknesses and in doing so it makes it that much harder to reach the life we want to live. In addition those addictions often drive us away from the people who truly love us and who want to help us succeed in life. They will Continue Reading →