There are levels to this healing shit.
Society puts a lot of pressure on trauma and abuse survivors to forgive, but this can actually stunt their healing.
It’s not a mandatory, magical ticket to healing.
Honor your path and trust your journey.
Gaslighting can confuse victims into thinking they have done wrong.
Forgiveness can be a way of freeing oneself from the indirect actions of others that happened recently or toward people of the distant past who are still influencing your happiness in the present.
The soul’s sins cannot be forgiven until the soul forgives his trespasser; when the soul forgives his trespasser, his karmic debt is erased, and his sins are forgiven.