Even if the person you wronged doesn’t remember what you did, it can still make a difference to ask for forgiveness. Maybe.
I idolized my dad and resented him. As I’ve untangled our relationship, I adopted his passion: Talmud study
It’s the time of year for apologies, but not everyone has forgiveness on their mind. An argument for not saying sorry until God does.
A late-night mistake, a ruptured college friendship, and a Yom Kippur apology. Atonement can make things better, if not quite fix them.