8. Blame is usually considered "two sided at some point and time."
With this if forgiveness is asked for on one side, and not accepted by the other party involved, how long or often should forgiveness be asked for?
Reconciliation is either underway or not.
We delight in reconciliation, unity, etc. We only live without pursuing it when we convince ourselves it cannot be achieved or it's too painful to achieve. Then we grow numb; we forget that life is meant to be joyful (John 10:10).
We should not stop seeking reconciliation.