One strong case against Bob in the movie
The Incredibles, was saving a man who did not want to be saved.
Years ago, a friend maligned his mother in law for helping him get his family intact. My former co-ed embarrassed us for ‘saving’ her from her drug addict lover. My classmate in elementary school blamed me for getting in between and stopping his fight with another classmate.
Many times in our lives, we dreamed of being a hero or somebody useful. But sometimes along the way, we get burnt for trying to interfere in the natural process of someone's' survival. The truth is some people don't need our help and doing so may cause more damage than fix.
And so, in this case, we could help by not helping; care by not doing anything; listen by ignoring; love by letting someone be where they want to be...
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