When something bad happens to us, it’s hard to face that fear again.
When I was six years old, I got stuck in an elevator. It only lasted about a minute, but for years afterward I always took the stairs.
Buddy, a golden retriever, had a terrifying experience when he ran into a glass sliding door thinking it was open. The poor guy never recovered, and now it takes a whole lot of convincing to get him to come in the house that way.
Look at him paw at the air to test and make sure it’s safe before finally getting lured inside.