The Intimidated Intimidate.
The Tormented Torment.
The Bullied Bully.
The Beaten Beat.
The Hurting Hurt.
The Constantly Criticized Criticize.
And though this isn’t popular: those who abuse have usually been abused.
Garbage In, Garbage Out, FIFO, LIFO, and the Pythagorean Theorem.
It’s called Learned Behavior.
Yet everyone knows a dog who’s been hideously hurt by human hands and chosen (somehow?) to trust again.
If these courageous canines can overcome our hate when their survival depends on it, surely we can treat each other (and them) a little better?