The wisdom of “moving on” Admin Thursday, November 15, 2012 As adults we have to take responsibility for our behaviour and our lives. If we permanently see ourselves as victims – even of crimes like sexual abuse – we evade this responsibility, allowing the trauma to become an excuse for our later mistakes and blunders. © 2023 The Catholic Thing. All rights reserved. For reprint rights, write to: [email protected] The Catholic Thing is a forum for intelligent Catholic commentary. Opinions expressed by writers are solely their own.