by: Verity Reign
Hey babes! Here’s one of my latest posts to HelloBeautiful.com–the African American woman’s online lifestyle guide encouraging healthy and fabulous lifestyle choices! This one is about getting over petty matters. One of my biggest pet peeves is when my peers, well into their 20s and 30s, hold grudges over matters that happened back in high school and college! GET OVER IT! I even share my experience forgiving a former girlfriend who tried to make a pass (lots of passes, actually) at a former boyfriend.
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I try to practice forgiveness as much as possible. Not only does it align with my spiritual and moral convictions, but things just aren’t that deep! Through the years, I’ve endured my fair share of upsets and letdowns in relationships, whether by family, friend or boyfriend. Like you, I have felt betrayed and violated.
And at each of those given times, it hurt—sometimes to the point of tears and a physical heaviness in the heart. But eventually time healed the scars and I was able to move on completely. Not only could I go on with my life in peace, but I was also able to repair some of those relationships or at the very least, genuinely speak and be cordial if our paths crossed again. Some situations pained me more than others, but for the most part, I realized that most of them just weren’t that deep!
One of my former good friends tried to get at my college boyfriend multiple times through facebook…
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