I'm definitely not an expert on relationship issues, Coop, but I can definitely relate to being shamed all of our lives. We are a little more sensitive to the criticisms of others (a lot?) because of our past. When someone tells me I did something wrong, I get hurt inside. I will outwardly get defensive, but inside, I start reeling heavily looking for ways to perfect myself.
Revenge is nothing more than another way of perpetuating abuse.
What the world needs now
Is some new words of wisdom
Like la la la la la la la la la.
Having a friend who will keep a secret for you is worthless compared to a friend who won't keep a secret from you.