Contributed by Denise Daub
by Silvana Perelli
Somehow it’s easier to recover from a betrayal that comes from your arch nemesis or someone you don’t respect. You almost come to expect it from them and you’re somewhat prepared for an emotional assault.
It’s the people who are closest to us that have the capacity to inflict the most pain. How could someone you love so dearly trespass against you so cruelly? My grandmother used to say “you see people’s faces not their hearts”. Occasionally you realize someone you thought was a dear friend is actually a foe, their true character finally revealed.
But how do you forgive the unforgivable? Here are my 10 steps to handling betrayal with elegance and grace.