Excellent post, MJ!
i know forgiveness is a difficult concept - even a trigger - for many survivors. for me it was essential - and as you say, a freeing experience. i don't think i could have progressed at all without it. and it is ongoing...
Thank you for writing and sharing this.
PS *** IT HAS ALSO BEEN ONE OF THE HARDEST AND MOST PAINFUL THINGS I HAVE EVER DONE!!!***
Edited by traveler (10/10/12 10:07 PM)
Edit Reason: PS
"the scariest thing about abuse of any shape or form, is, in my opinion, not the abuse itself, but that if it continues it can begin to feel commonplace and eventually acceptable."
- Alan Cumming, "Not My Father's Son"