I understand the story differently now. “The woman, she made me do it,” he explained. Here it was: The First Betrayal; The first Deferring Of Responsibility; The first Casting Of Shame.

“They say shame controls every aspect of human behavior. It’s about who we believe we are. But in the end, you cant hide and the body doesn’t lie. The truth is right for the world to see. Our shame can choke us, kill us. It can rot us from the inside, if we decide to let it.” – Meredith Grey

Everything in life has a purpose and everything that happens teaches us a lesson, right? By the time we reach our mid-20s we’ve learned about 98% of these lessons and there will only be dozens more each year. Maybe the lesson was different for you, but the moment is the same for us all.