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Grudge

Why We Hold Onto Grudges, and How to Let Them Go

Nancy Colier | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Why do we hold grudges when they are in fact quite painful to maintain, and often seem to work against what we really want?

'Fifty Shades of Grey' -- From the Personal to the Political

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 05.10.2015 | Women
Jane Simon, M.D.

To turn to the real world, it is not uncommon to find households in which one parent dominates another. The power play in turn impacts the children.

FACE IT: Is It Worth Taking a Grudge to the Grave?

Michele Willens | Posted 11.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Michele Willens

In the end, it's not about denial or even weighing the risks against the consequences. It's about confronting these things head on when they happen and hopefully finding a way to get past the hurt, the anger, the denial.

The Ultimate Power

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 10.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Jeri was traveling light because she understood that carrying grudges from the past was non-productive, even self-destructive. It is, as the saying goes, like swallowing poison and expecting it to kill someone else.

How To Let Go Of Grudges For A Peaceful Holiday Season

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

It takes more energy to be angry with someone than it does to be peaceful, yet people hold on to grudges for months, years, and even decades. The reason is simple: It protects them.

How to Let Go of a Grudge

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

You haven't fully let go of a grudge until you have apologized to the person you're holding it against. Until you do, it will continue to eat away at ...

Does Forgive Mean Forget? How to Get Over What Is Tearing You Apart

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

"If it weren't for the fact that he died, I'd like to kill him! Can you imagine leaving us in this mess?" Amanda, a widow with three little ones und...