Everyone makes mistakes, sometimes these mistakes have serious consequences. Often we are so badly hurt by the actions of others that it is hard to forgive them. This feeling then changes into a grudge against the other person. Life is a journey and the baggage of anger and grudge makes it hard. Even though it might feel impossible, it is important to forgive other. Nobody makes a mistake intentionally, often mistakes are made by accident. Forgiveness is the rare blessing that you can bestow on other. Letting the negativity go is not only good for the other person but it also very important for you. However, when it feels impossible to forgive only then it is the most important to forgive. (Also read: What are the signs that a person is lying to you)
Control your anger
Anger is the biggest reason for the difficulty in forgiving someone. It is natural to be angry at someone who has hurt your feeling. However, it is important to let go of anger to forgive the person. If someone genuinely asks for forgiveness then it means that he or she is aware of the mistake.
Accept the situation
What is done, is done. There is no way to go back in time to change the course of action. Therefore it is important to understand that the only thing that you can do is accepting the situation. It might be difficult at first but gradually with time, you will realize that there is no other way to handle the situation. Also when you let go of your negative emotions about the situation only then you can completely forgive someone. (Also read: 5 things you must know about introverts)
It is important for you as well
Forgiving someone is a healing process. It is not just about the other person, it is important for you as well. When you forgive someone you let go of all the negative emotions. This process helps you to turn into a better person. (Also read: What are the myths and facts surrounding emotions)