"It is to the credit of human nature, that, except where its selfishness is brought into play, it loves more readily than it hates. Hatred, by a gradual and quiet process, will even be transformed to love, unless the change be impeded by a continually new irritation of the original feeling of hostility."
-Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter
Finally feeling like that "gradual and quiet process" might be able to start.
1 hour ago