I think most of us have been abused and disrespected by administrators during our careers.
That's great that you feel you can forgive. I'm still working on that and I don't think I can. In my last job, I've wondered how my former principal can be as ruthless as she is. I know that she lost a child and I've wondered if that really messed her up, or she was just always heartless and ruthless. I've also thought that she must be on some kind of anti-depressants that make her feel nothing, positive or negative. What I can't figure out is how a whole group of administrator can act like this. It's like an entire evil machine. One of the teachers I used to work with said it's like working for