The past haunts us. Past transgressions and harboured anger can sour our relationships, becoming sources of bitterness and resentment. His unimpressive performance on your fifth anniversary still rankles. Her peevishness with your parents the past few Christmases continues to irk.
But here’s what bitterness and resentment really are: unfinished business. You may think you’ve dealt with the problem, but if acrimony endures, you simply aren’t done. Here are four steps to getting it done — really and truly.