Forgive and forget is an oft-repeated piece of advice with biblical origins. Although it might seem trite, there is a reason this little phrase still gets uttered frequently. There is true wisdom in forgiving and forgetting. When someone really hurts you, you may question whether you want to forgive someone; it may, in fact, seem utterly unnatural. However, there are many reasons why it is better to forgive and forget, even if part of you does not want to.