Count Your Scars as the Number of Times You’ve Been Healed, not Wounded

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Forgiveness is a choice many never make due to not understanding that blame is self-harm, while forgiveness is the highest act of self-love.

The Skill of Self-Forgiveness

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Shaky Shergill talks about how he discovered one of the most important practices for emotional well-being.

The Secret to Happiness After Divorce: Forgiveness

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John McElhenney lost almost everything in his divorce. But he’s still happy. Really happy.

Absent Fathers, Broken Sons. Time To Break The Cycle.

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Thai Nguyen vows to stop being a bystander when it came to a broken relationship with his dad.

Let It Go: 7 Positive Things You Can Gain From Forgiving Someone

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Don’t let somebody else’s misjudgment change your attitude on the bounties of life.

How One Man Forgave His Father After Gay Conversion Therapy [Video]

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Mathew Shurka was put into gay conversion therapy when he was 16. He’s now able to talk about what life is like on the other side.

Lessons Learned From My Dad: A Father’s Day Tribute

Lessons Learned From My Dad: A Father's Day Tribute

Doyin Richards offers this tribute to his incredibly accomplished father, collecting five of the best lessons that his dad taught him about being a parent.

“I Don’t Love This Religion Anymore”: A Conversation With Zach Phelps-Roper

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Another of the Phelps family, Zach Phelps-Roper, has left the Westboro Baptist Church Cult and is telling his story. What are we to return to people who spew so much hate?

“Forgiveness is the Path to Healing, but is it Enough?”

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From One Dad Who Lost a Child to Another: A Message to Richard Martinez About Honor

Eminem’s ‘Headlights,’ Mothers, Sons, and Forgiveness

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Why did Eminem’s latest track blow up? Brandy Pettigrew has some thoughts on the subject.

How These Men Apologize Will Amaze You

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This could just be the best way to resolve all conflicts…

The Forgiveness Syndrome: Understanding the Payoff We Get From Screwing Up

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We all love the feeling of being forgiven. But to be forgiven, we have to hurt someone first.

Forgiveness Requires Humility

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Barry Adkins has taken a long road to find forgiveness. But he refuses to be collateral damage in an endless cycle of grief and hate.

How Being Bullied Helped Me To Trust My Parents

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A thank you note to my bullies.

The One Thing Crucial to Moving Forward After Being Hurt

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The hardest part of moving forward is allowing ourselves to forgive, Orin J Hahn has a few role models on why that is the most important step.

The Power Of, And Alternatives To, Forgiveness

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Ned Breslin with a deeply personal story about the ways in which he’s learning to heal from past trauma.