Water flows under a bridge. Time goes by. Injuries, slights and other issues recede into the background. What are we left with?
People can be themselves and still be connected through blood ties and other forms of attachment. Why should anyone believe he or she knows what’s best for any other human being?
When a vacuum is created, it takes a considerable amount of time for folks to unlearn unhealthy attitudes and modes of behaviour.
Left to their own devices, people find themselves. Vestiges of old patterns might linger, but adjustments are eventually made.
In some cases, lessons learnt are passed on in rivulets and tributaries. Everyone has a process to work through.