I had a tough divorce. I had a life-shortening custody battle. I wrote a book about the iniquities of family law, particularly in California.
And, over the past ten years, I have become a big fan of forgetting. Not only forgiving, but forgetting. Another friend of mine, who has gone through some difficult personal issues with one of his children, mentioned to me recently that we live in an age where is no such thing as forgetting. The internet killed it. But I disagree. I once heard somewhere, “The public has an insatiable appetite for gossip and a memory for none.” That is, of course, unless someone is there to remind them, ad nauseum….