I was in a very abusive relationship that lasted nearly 4 and 1/2 years. I finally left for good. For many years after, I was very angry. I suffered from PTSD for quite a long time and just could not get over this. I tried hard.
One day, at a difficult time in my life, I met a man. He was like no one I've ever met before. We became extremely close friends and one day, I simply wasn't angry anymore. The love that developed between David and me is like nothing I've ever experienced before. We have been together for more than 2 and 1/2 years now and are getting married soon. We are extremely close and he is my best friend. He has always been there for me and loved me no matter what. We have been through some very difficult times but have always persevered. To now feel safe and comforted by a very big and strong man when I was afraid of a much smaller man is truly full circle. Forgiving my ex-boyfriend was like a huge weight lifted. Meeting my soulmate and having him be the reason I could forgive always makes me realize how amazing he is & so too is the power of forgiveness.