the flow of all things exists at all scales and levels of intensity. the function of violence and abuse happens in microcosms of moments and interactions. this is not a good or bad function. recognizing it, and dealing with it in the moment is how one chooses how this function effects and affects them. if there is a history of larger and more clear cut versions of this that exist in a being, in a way that at the time was ‘bad’ or intrusive on their experience and freedom, these day to day functions will hold larger significance as a means of potential processing and integrating of this past memory.