‘Tit for tat’ is like ping pong game that has the potential to go on forever, if there is no one taking a detached view of what’s going on.
Growth, development, progress, achievement and other desirable impulses are likely to mean different things to different people.
Sometimes, groups of people are joined together at the hip, because they have lessons to learn about wisdom, maturity and depth of insight.
Grumbling about being caught up in such a situation is unlikely to be a productive use of time or energy.
Seeing the bigger picture and thereby setting into motion opportunities for souls to sing their own songs is more likely make things better in the long run.