Confession is good for the Soul.
However, what’s good for the Soul may not be so good for your marriage. Sometimes knowing the details, deeds and dirt makes it impossible to “forgive.” Knowing the location of the “scene of the crime” results in PTSD every time you pass by. Knowing the name of the paramour gives you the HeeBeeGeeBees when you have a waiter/waitress with the same name. Also, even when you know all the dirt, you still wonder if you really do.
If the goal is to attempt to reconcile and work through life’s difficulties, you may well be better served by the mantra- Less is More.
Read about “The Dirt” here, “The Book of Sins” here and more on “Reconciliation” here.
Matthew Thompson is a Family Law Attorney in Mississippi and believes that sometimes ignorance is bliss. Consult your attorney, counselor or mental health professional for more info!
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