We’ve all heard that to forgive is divine, but what about those situations that feel nearly impossible to forgive? What about those people who have treated you in such a way that it feels unforgivable?
Many of my clients talk to me about forgiveness and the first thing I say is “don’t worry about forgiving right now, allow yourself the feelings that you have. Let yourself feel your rage, your anger, your sense of injustice and all those feelings that are flooding to the surface as a result of someone else’s actions or behavior.”
Getting to a state of forgiveness too early can be detrimental to your emotional health, because you are using forgiveness as a tool to suppress the underlying emotions that need to be felt and expressed in a healthy way. If you don’t deal with your emotional pain, it will go underground and will cause a lot of problems from the subconscious state. Continue reading Forgiving the Unforgivable