Given the recent death of my mother, I’ve been thinking a lot about forgiveness, and the topic has been coming up in conversations with clients and friends who also had “difficult” parents.
What the Gurus get wrong:
There’s way too much well-intentioned shoulding and shaming on the topic of forgiveness by influential thought leaders, and that’s not healthy or helpful. In fact this can be a form of secondary abuse. You do not need to be pressured to forgive, especially if someone is still causing you harm! Continue reading