"No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again." As I say in "How to Wake Up," many scholars think that this is what the Buddha meant by "rebirth"—rebirth moment-to-moment, each moment offering us the potential to be kind and live in peace.
Absolutely true! Going thru this now with one of my "Best Friends" (supposedly), and I haven't confronted her lies and betrayal. It's not worth it. I'll never get the truth so why waste my breath. My silence should hurt her more than my words ever could.