Yes, because forgiveness is a choice. Forgiving someone does not mean you are saying what they did is OK, but that you aren't gonna let their hurtful act control the joy & success of your life. Forgiveness is for you, not for the one who hurt you. If you don't forgive, you will be the one who's life is eaten up & wasted stewing over the hurt & they will have moved on, probably having forgotten about what they did, or maybe even unaware of what they did that hurt you. It may take some time, but you can forgive & move on, if you choose to.
at 10:29 PM on Feb. 25, 2011