Daily PromptShare a story where it was very difficult for you to forgive the perpetrator for wronging you, but you did it — you forgave them.
via Forgive and Forget?.
There, but for neurological chemistry, go I. That’s what I tell myself when I need to forgive someone. Maybe his brain doesn’t fire right. Maybe he doesn’t produce enough serotonin. Maybe her childhood was traumatic. Maybe they’ve been indoctrinated. They can’t help but be who they are.
No one is evil. No one is a monster. Some people are just fucked up and it’s not their fault. It’s beyond their control. We need to have compassion for perpetrators as well as victims. We should try to understand why they are the way they are.
I can forgive everybody. Forgetting is harder. I don’t think forgetting is even wise.