"First Agreement: Be Impeccable with Your Word: Speak with integrity. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.
Forgiveness doesn't excuse their behavior. Forgiveness prevents their behavior from destroying your heart. Deciding not to forgive hurts not only the other person but you as well. Not learning to forgive hardens the heart and makes shallow the soul.