Forgiveness doesn't excuse their behavior. Forgiveness prevents their behavior from destroying your heart. Deciding not to forgive hurts not only the other person but you as well. Not learning to forgive hardens the heart and makes shallow the soul.
When we begin to allow ourselves to receive grace, forgiveness, mercy… when we accept them vulnerably and humbly into our lives and hearts, we’ll find the giving of it to be an overflow of what we’ve (Favorite Verses 2 Corinthians)