A promise that we can always keep is that we will hurt one another; it’s an inevitability because we are human. So to be in a relationship, forgiveness has to be in the picture. Compassion causes us to kneel to meet our spouse when they are hurting and to identify with them, withholding judgment and staying soft-hearted. Watch as Dr. Cloud explains the role of forgiveness and compassion in allowing imperfect people to be married and to have good marriages.