The article offers information on the concept and process of forgiveness from a psychological point of view. It discusses several decisions based on the challenging issue of forgiveness, which determines the purpose, timing, and effectiveness to assist forgiveness in avoiding risk to the forgiver. It informs that the forgiveness is relevant in cases where one person clearly commits some offense against another under conditions of envy, jealousy, and unhealed wounds.
Julie Juola Exline,
The Thorny Issue of Forgiveness: A Psychological Perspective,
13 Pepp. Disp. Resol. L.J.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.pepperdine.edu/drlj/vol13/iss1/2