Posts tagged forgiveness
On Forgiveness/Letting Go: Revisiting a Painful Relationship Years Later

“He changed as soon as we married; he had it in his mind that marriage meant he owned me. I lived with him and his family and never had a voice of my own. There were cultural boundaries, but the worst of it was his emotional and physical abuse toward me. At the time, I felt I had nowhere to go…”

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The Emotional Economics of Forgiveness

“Years later, it’s difficult for me to tell my current husband that I love him.  It’s difficult to wring out the vulnerability required to engage in emotional intimacy.  The experience of being in love with a socially inept pathological liar, who once held a revolver to his head as he sat in bed beside me, will do exactly that…”

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