Projecting Blame for Our Own Actions

The title allow makes me realize sometimes I am guilty of this!

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We cast upon others that which we ourselves struggle the most with.  We are terrified as people to see our own weaknesses within ourselves so we project our own insecurities upon others, many times upon those whom we love the most and who in return love us the most.

We may hurt someone deeply and instead of seeing the pain we cause them, we project it upon them and blame them for the heartache they feel in their life, as if the hurt was caused not by our own actions, but those whom we have hurt.  This lack of self acceptance and responsibility for our actions is often driven by our fear of examining ourselves and our own behaviors.  It is simpler for us to blame the person hurt than to accept our culpability in causing the pain.  We close our eyes and hide from this, moving forward feeling sorry for the individual while refusing to feel the sorrow for the pain we cause.

We then move forward through…

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