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in philosophy •  11 months ago


Should You Forgive Someone That Does Wrong?

At some point during our lives, we will make mistakes, and we all want to be forgiven. If you hear somebody say that they cannot forgive, does that imply that we will not be forgiven if we make a mistake or is it some rash impetuous sentence some people fling about and should you truly forgive someone who does you wrong?

Many find this process even harder than the tragedy itself. Healing and lamenting is a prolonged process that can't be skipped or rushed. Its excruciating nature can make you want to flee and move toward becoming a new person. A few people attempt this route, yet they just prolong the inevitable. You have to confront your life. You can only hide for so long.

Forgiveness: A Way To Heal The Wounds Or Make The Cuts Deeper?

However, forgiveness isn't something that just happens. Some think that it's relieving to discharge their outrage while others consider the thought appalling. Though most do find a way to advance in life, forgiveness eludes them. This does not make them wrong people; this just means that the lamenting and healing process has not truly finished.

Forgiveness originates from within. It isn't something that can be feigned. You either can or cannot do it. If you can't, a then do not think that you are an indecent individual or that you have somehow failed. At times, forgiveness is not possible. You may learn not to despise the perpetrator, but saying that you forgive the individual may be ingenuine if that is not what you honestly feel. Do not give in to peer pressure. Try not to tell others you are sorry when you do not mean it.

Forgiving the individual in this circumstance will not make you feel better nor will it make your life any easier. On the other hand, forgiving somebody is not about making your life easier. The reasoning of the forgiveness is to make the person in question feel better.

In Certain Circumstances We Should Forgive

At some point during our lives, we will make mistakes, and we all want to be forgiven. If you hear somebody say that they cannot forgive, does that imply that we will not be forgiven if we make a mistake?

No matter what kind of tragedy you face in the end you will have to experience a healing and lamenting process. It may have been hard to hit rock bottom, but you will come to realise that stumbling out of the pit is equally as hard.

Some people forgive to free themselves of any guilt and negative tensions, and it goes about as a catalyst for healing. They can sincerely say and mean the words, and for them, this improved their lives. However, others cannot bring themselves to forgive as they see no way in which it will present them with any relief. Such individuals are truthful about their feelings, and, in the end, honesty is the best policy.

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Once one reframes forgiveness as a benefit to yourself rather than "doing a favor" to a person who has wronged you, forgiveness becomes mightily easier and so does life. Forgive for your own greater good.

Holding on to anger can bring bitterness.

Complex science is the ability to forgive.) And it depends not on who can throw out emotions with foam at the mouth, or who is able to swallow offense, but from the nature of a person. If he is kind, he can forgive.

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