Thursday, 16 September 2010
Sticks and Stones < / 3
The meaning behind the quote ‘sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me’ has always pondered in my mind, like I’ve never really understood how that works. Cuz sure, people can hurt you physically and cause outward pain, but nine times out of ten this kind of pain heals. Then on the other scale we have words, things said to us that can cause inward, emotional pain which leads to the scaring of one’s self esteem, personality and ultimately alter who they are in general. In reality, it’s the words that we hear off other people that will hurt us the most in the long run, because it is these duelings forsaken upon us which are never easily passed aside and therefor, stay with us forever and its a matter of time until you have some sort of constant reminder that will bring you back to the pain you were once given. Is it wrong to teach such a quarreled and unjustified reason to not let words hurt you? just because you dont always see the pain on the inside, so you instantly presume that physical pain is worse. But in the end, both physical and emotional pain will hurt you, and its only you who can deal with it in whichever way you do! And perhaps, one over the other is harder for you to cope with, but i think its wrong to say words dont hurt, when they fucking do.