Can you forgive someone and still protect yourself from them hurting you again?

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Last Updated: 03/26/2018 at 7:07pm
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January 15th, 2018 4:18pm
yes, you can :) although it's easier said than done, I'd suggest to forgive but not forget so that you won't get hurt again. This had helped me protect myself and from making the same mistake again ^^
February 14th, 2018 3:11pm
Yes, it is possible! When you forgive, you might find that you don't hold grudges about what was hurting you, and you might feel free from what happened. That doesn't mean you have to forget. Sometimes it hurts too much. :( If you want to keep your distance to prevent getting hurt again for the same reasons, you have the right to do so!
March 26th, 2018 7:07pm
Yes you can. By setting go boundaries between you and the person who hurt you. Give them a chance and if they still haven't changed then it is best that you move on from this person.