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You Are Not Required to Forgive The People Who Wronged You

And you shouldn’t feel guilty for it either.

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We live in a society that emphasizes forgiveness. We hear a lot of overtures about forgiving those who have wronged us as a means of feeling better about ourselves. Turning the other cheek is considered Christlike.




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Matthew Maniaci

Matthew Maniaci

Living with and talking about mental illness in an open, honest way to help break down stigma. I was one of those suicidal kids you read about. He/him/his.

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