Not addressing the reasons you keep failing is one of the biggest reasons people relapse into old and negative behaviour and continue to fail. They haven’t cut out the root of the problem.
So, now we have no spectrum of common sense and human decency. We have dark and light, demonic and angelic, soiled and dirty or pristine and clean. If it has a smudge, it’s off to the soiled and dirty pile you go. A hug to comfort is immediately construed as gratuitous and groping