Let me share a little good news. Luskin in his book, Forgive for Good shared the results from several research studies he conducted on the impact of forgiveness. Here are the key benefits of forgiveness:
One of the foundational principles in mediation is party self-determination. This means that mediators believe that parties should find their own solutions. For mediators this is based on the belief that solutions will be more meaningful and sustainable if the parties create them. Finding and negotiating the answers requires parties to feel empowered to express their thoughts and concerns.
So, if we know that forgiveness, is:
"Forgive for Good" Dr Fred Luskin