Forgiving the Unforgivable and Ending Your Own Suffering

Great post at Tiny Buddha by Shawn W. Larson ‘Forgiving the Unforgivable and Ending Your Own Suffering’..

I was completely unprepared for the emotional hailstorm that bombarded me when, back in 2001, I learned that my wife had been having an affair with my best friend of twenty-plus years.

My normal, predictable life (which I absolutely loved, by the way) had been virtually shattered overnight. Not only did it culminate in a very bitter war (see: divorce), it also marked the onset of a toxic poison that had begun to work its way into my veins: resentment.


“Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die.” Malachy McCourtro

Read the whole article at Tiny Buddha.