I posted a blog on here a little while ago called 'Letting Go' all about how I was able to stop self harming because I was finally able to forgive those who had hurt me and let go of my past. I realised recently however that there is a difference between forgiving others and allowing people to take advantage of you and walk all over you.
About 8 or 9 months ago I had a few issues with my 2 'best friends'. We had been close for about 5 years and then my world came crashing down and I realised they werent the people I thought they were. I found out they had been saying really awful stuff about me behind my back and I was unbelievably upset by it all. However, I didnt want to lose them as friends. I confronted them both about it but I tried to do it in a non-confrontational way. They apologised as I decided to forgive them. I thought everything went back to normal. I realised a few nights ago how wrong I was and the bitching about me and insulting me and discussing me behind my back had been going on continuosly since then. I was so upset and again confronted them about it. Read more »