forgiveness. Forgiveness forces us to look at the things that really hurt us. It makes us confront trauma and pain, showing us the darkest parts of humanity, and for many people, something like this is too painful to experience.
How can you blame them? As someone who has experienced trauma firsthand, it’s something that I never wanted to think about. Every time I thought of forgiveness, I was reminded of what I went through, and for me that was worse.If anything, it’s easier for you to be angry than to relive the worst moment of your life.
It’s easier to hate those who have wronged you—easier to be angry at those who have stolen from you and taken advantage of your goodness, because even something as visceral as anger and hate is better.Read more on thoughtcatalog.com