There really isn’t any joy in someone feeling bad, even if they have been…. horrid..
I mean, it was really gratifying when Charles apologised and then was all kind and considerate for a while. But that kind of imbalance is not fundamentally right – though of course it oils the return to goodwill and good feeling.
It means one of you is one down, and that is fatal to the relationships of lovers and friends. It has to be guarded against and checked whenever it lasts longer than ….well, an afternoon, maybe??
Balance is all, which is not to say balance is easy. Though cake and ale can help….