“They caused the first wound, but you are causing the rest; this is what not forgiving does. They got it started but you keep it going. Forgive and let it go, or it will eat you alive. You think they made you feel this way, but when you won’t.
Resentments are a killer in recovery because they fester and create lots of anger and negative thinking. In 12 step recovery, you learn to list these in a fourth step. But how do you actually let them go? That requires a bit more work - so here are some