And her rival also provoked her severely, to make her miserable, because the Lord had closed her womb.
I Samuel 1:6 NKJV

I saw it in high school often. Someone got to class and another person spotted what was deemed a bad fashion choice.

They'd spend whatever time they could to degrade them. Usually, provoking them enough that an altercation or fight jumped off.

The person had found a trigger. That thing to get a response, an explosion.

We all have triggers, some good, many negative.

Triggers get you or I to act outside our character.

Think about who can provoke you in a way that triggers confrontation. Write down what needs work. Practice the interaction on your own.

Prince of Peace, you know the relationships that make me feel a certain type of way. Keep my heart cool and emotions in check. Send your Angels to walk with me. Or a friend I can with, who reasons with me and keeps my trauma from winning. Amen.

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