The Importance Of Forgiveness In Marriages


Over the past decades, we have seen how fast the rate of divorced increase not only in the US, but even in most countries where divorce is practiced. We have also seen how divorced ruined thousands if not millions of family all over the world. But how all of these happened?


Before reaching to the point where couples have to make that difficult choice of resorting to divorce, let’s see how couples can avoid getting to this point. So based on different views of married people, what led to this unfortunate event is the inability of the married couples to forgive their erring partners during a major fight, which leads to escalating of initially trivial issue to a full-blown conflict.



If you want a happy and lasting married life: forgive. There’s really no secret strategy to keep one’s marriage intact for a long time other than knowing how to forgive. When conflict arises, fights are part of the game. It’s natural that people fight over so different things, but what separates married couple when it comes to the way they handle their individual problems is how they forgive or are they willing to forgive.


Let’s admit it, it’s not easy to forgive someone who have caused us too much pain, especially due to betrayal and infidelity, which are the most common reasons of divorce these days. But forgiveness is possible regardless of the gravity of the offense one has caused on you. Despite this, many still find it hard to forgive and let bygones be bygones.

Live Happily

If you want a happy life, you need to know how to let go of the negative affects or any type of self-defeating behavior as a result of the offense committed to you by someone. If you want a happy married life, sometime, you need to compromise and every fight doesn’t have to end in filing of divorce.


There are a lot of ways to solve your marital problem other than resorting to divorce. When you choose to live a happy life, everything will follow and you will start to embrace your partner no matter how hard it is to forgive. In countries where divorce is not an option, married couples have different ingenious ways and coping mechanism in addressing their various marital woes without even considering living apart.


Everything Heals


If you think forgiveness is not possible with how terrible your partner has done to you, you are totally wrong. No matter how negative one person has done to his or her wife, forgiveness is always an option. You may never realize it right at the precise moment that you’re feeling that negative emotion, but time will come that you will thank yourself for not giving up on the marriage and giving the two of you a chance and your marriage.


If you find it hard to do, you can actually start distancing yourself from the situation as you reflect on what’s the best way to deal with the situation and on how will you be able to fix everything.