Bahasa Melayu : Terasa x kecil hati x makan hati 

English : offended
adjective - resentful or annoyed, typically as a result of a perceived insult.

Although i feel like 'offended' is an understatement of 'terasa' because i personally feel that 'terasa' has a deeper meaning, that's what i'm going to talk about in this post.

I don't usually feel offended by people that easily. Well, i casually do but i overcome it very easily. Recently(and by recent i mean about a week-or-so ago), i was offended by a person who is quite close to me. I hate to admit that the reason was quite foolish and childish. I have no rational reason to get offended to begin with. I was terribly offended that i began cursing as soon i got to be alone. 

Then it hit me like a train.

A few weeks ago, there was a case where one of my close friends was offended by another friend for quite a foolish reason too. I kept telling my friends that it was preposterous for that friend to get offended. But on second thought(after last week's incident), now that i've realised, it is more preposterous for me to get offended. Well, that friend was offended for a childish yet rational reason, while i was offended for a childish and irrational reason. 

It's true, you know. You'd never know what it's like to be in a person's shoes unless you actually get into his shoes. For that, that friend has earned my respect for being the strong person that he is right now.


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