As a kid, when the other kids were being mean, adults always told us to ‘turn the other cheek’ or simply let the mean jabs go by the wayside. As someone with a vengeful spirit and a fiery heart, it’s nearly impossible to forgive and forget, even when you know it’s the wise, anti-conflict thing to do. If some little kid is gonna push you in the dirt, things are about to get personal.
But if someone unknowingly is gracious and forgiving, does it still make them noble?
In this story, one woman was praised by her friends and family for her humility and her ability to move on after an incident with another lady in the proverbial ‘playground’. After the adult equivalent of getting kicked in the shins, OP was decidedly poised, moving on with life as if all was forgiven– except, she had no clue exactly what she was forgiving until years later! Scroll for a bake-sale-worthy batch of pettiness and one woman’s accidental chillness at the receipt of unencumbered meanness via a bucket of frozen cookie dough.
Can’t get enough of the petty revenge? Here’s another tasty tale of a savage bank teller who blocks a traveler from all of his bank accounts after getting accosted over the phone.