Forgiving someone who has hurt you does not mean that all is forgotten. It simply means that you made a decision to not let what they did hurt you anymore. Take all the hard painful experiences from your past and "Just Flush It" out of your mind before it can do anymore damage. If the thought pops back up in your mind then learn how to "Just Flush It" at a quick glance. Forgiveness is the first step on your journey to make room for "peace of mind" to get in. Forgiveness is something you do for yourself.