I've found the clear path is to accept things as they are and to care less about other people, society in general and pay more attention to living a fulfilling life for *myself*.
Everyone has their own path and we all end up in the same place, dead.
I have had some bitter moments in life before and those were directly related to the pain I was going thru at the time and once the pain was gone so was the bitterness..
Some haven't learned, myself included for many years, to care less about the social rejections they've experienced, as well as the betrayals and inequities.
Further, in a society of men which discourages networking and promotes competition, men feel isolated.
Those of collaborative spirit rather than dominant spirit then feel further rejection unless they mold themselves to society's norms and standards.
And because (as the person above me said) they have to deal with tons of rejection while we tend to put ourselves out there less anyway. It is only the notions and social defaults that I would put on trial and not "women", "men" or any such gross over-simplification.
Revenge is easier than reconciliation, but revenge might not be best for you.
Dear Amy: I am married to a kind, wonderful, intelligent man from another country.
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