Forgiveness doesn't excuse their behavior. Forgiveness prevents their behavior from destroying your heart. Deciding not to forgive hurts not only the other person but you as well. Not learning to forgive hardens the heart and makes shallow the soul.
Guilty, no more. Figure out what's really important to you and create the necessary boundaries, write them down and read them everyday, learn to live within them and be straightforward and honest when others try to cross them.
The 3 C's of "Al-Anon". This principle applies to many of life's curveballs. For example, I developed Myasthenia Gravis, a rare auto-immune neuromuscular disease 12 yrs ago. To help me cope with living with an incurable disease like MG, I have applied The
One of the hardest ways to be a real friend is to be a REAL friend. and this means putting aside your own agenda and finding out what your friend really needs. She will never forget your sacrifice of letting go of your original plans.