Be forgiving. Be understanding. But do not be a fool. Some people have gone or are going through a hell that you could never understand nor survive! Remember this always before you judge, assume, or criticize.
People will always disappoint us because we are all imperfect. but we can give grace w/o being a doormat. If we cut off relationships of those who disappoint us, we will end up alone. But leaving them in my life makes me lonely too.
I'm the girl who is always there for people when they need a friend. I'm also the girl who faces many issues alone but will still do anything to see someone else smile. Moral of the story: Sometimes you have to learn to be your own best friend.
I will always help people because I've been there myself many times. But when I realize I'm helping for the wrong reasons, when I realize I'm being lied to and taken advantage of, I will stop. I will walk away. Especially when they see nothing wrong.
Be careful where you let your loyalties lie. Misplaced loyalties to an abuser makes you a slave to them. They don't deserve your loyalty. My husband needs to learn this, he is totally being taken advantage of!