It has been said that when we do not forgive people, it is like we are drinking poison and expecting the other person to die. Another similar saying is that anger corrodes the vessel in which it is held.
Both of these sayings encourage us to not hold onto to anger and to forgive, lest we suffer the consequences. Some people dismiss these saying as just another way of saying, “be nice,” but studies have shown the truth behind them – when we do not forgive and when we hold onto anger, we are the ones most hurt.
If you would like help on learning how to healthily forgive and deal with your anger, please contact CornerStone Family Services at 614.459.3003 to set up an appointment with one of our coaches or counselors.