Redemption is a sexy word but is it as promising as its entails?
Our heart matters the most to Him.
You were my best friend, my partner in crime, and my ultimate cheerleader. I loved you despite your flaws.
Maybe now is the right time for you to completely open a different chapter of your life.
I choose to forgive and wish them well. Otherwise, I’d be imprisoned by negative thoughts and emotions, bound by answers to questions that I may never get.
You are the woman who forgives, who loves, who cares unconditionally. There is nothing wrong with that; in fact, your forgiving heart is beautiful. But you must also protect yourself, too.
I finally understood that I needed to let go. I had to let go of the anger, the sadness, the guilt, the embarrassment, the loss and the hope that one day we would reconcile.
Forgiving does not mean I’ll forget the past or give up my human rights. Instead, forgiveness is an active way for me as a sexual assault survivor to stand up for myself and preserve my future.
Honestly, it’s toxic as hell to set such a high premium on forgiveness.
Breaking the cycle of an unhappy relationship dynamic requires a radical shift in mindset.