Seeing the other’s perspective can help with forgiveness

When you are able to see things from another person’s perspective, then you are able to ask for forgiveness and to grant forgiveness. – Rabbi YY Jacobson…

When someone does something that causes you pain, it often helps to put yourself in the other person’s shoes. Try to see the situation from their perspective. Instead of seeing the other person as an adversary, try to understand what might be going on for them. Are they dealing with something that has nothing to do with you? Are they stressed? Is it possible that they didn’t understand the whole context?
Try to remember the other person’s good qualities, assume that their motives were not to purposely cause you pain (unless you have clear indicators otherwise), and you may find it easier to forgive. 

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