When you have been poisoned by the words of another, do not go on to add more poison by your own words. Chose life for yourself. Commit to not wounding back. The other person may not heal. But you will be healing yourself from the poison they did to you.
"The woman who does not require validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet."--We love and support strong women. Although, in this instance, anyone who does not require validation is a feared individual.