It is a tough time. No single person has all the understanding for everyone. This is why forgiveness is important. Doesn’t mean anyone should forget, we’ll never learn that way.
I’m not talking about forgiving crimes, necessarily. I am talking about forgiving when others don’t understand. There is surely a lot we don’t understand about one another and truly, that is okay. There are so many who want to be empathetic and sympathetic and compassionate and caring. Those are the ones to focus on and build relationships with.
It is said, and I often preach it, toxic relationships should be let go of; dismissed. They bring no joy to life but do tend to steal life. They cause incredible stress, anxiety, and depression. These are the people to remove from your life. These are the relationships to avoid.
Understanding what others have been through when you don’t witness it is really difficult. Ultimately, personal experience is a truth, though it may not be your truth it makes it no less real for others. The understanding may not come now but that doesn’t mean acceptance is out of reach. It doesn’t mean support is withheld. We can have our truths. We can share our truths. We can build an understanding from exchanging truths.
You can also decline a truth but we see what that has yielded