Miserable? Forgive Someone

Thought Catalog

Forgiveness. It’s a loaded word. But it’s also an abused word. We talk about it and throw it around like it’s day old bread. Okay, maybe not exactly day old bread. (Who throws day old bread around?) We say people should forgive and I agree, they should. We say forgiveness makes us stronger, happier, and more empowered. We’re the bigger person when we forgive and we are the humbled person when we are forgiven. It’s good, it’s great, it’s wonderful. But forgiveness can be confusing, difficult, and flat-out frustrating to understand and to do.

We all make mistakes so we are all in need of forgiveness. And seeking forgiveness is often seen as a more vulnerable position to be in. At least, as opposed to the person that forgiveness is being sought from. But I think whatever side one is on in the proverbial table of forgiveness, who we are…

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