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I Am Struggling With Forgiveness

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    I Can't Forgive And Forget - I think i really have a mental bock with forgiving. I can't forgive. I hold grudges very strongly. I honestly think i'm an angry soul.I want to forgive...
    enemyinthemirror enemyinthemirror 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 24, 2012

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    Forgiving Yourself - the Hardest of All - I wake up everyday and I forgive you - you, who didn't love me you, who lied daily to me you, who told the truth that I ...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    Angry Anymore - I try to tell myself that I've forgiven my parents for everything.  I mean, they grew up in a time when "silence" about certain things was the rule...
    Shierke Shierke 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 16, 2009

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    Yeah - There is one person that has hurt me in a very big way. I want to forgive him. But... I also don't. I know I'm the only one hurting by holding onto this hate. But still. I...
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 9, 2009

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    Sometimes You Have To Let Some People Go - I believe forgiveness is what people do for themselves, so they can move on with their life. To not forgive someone is like drinking...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2010

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    ...not Only For Others... - .....But towards myself.  One day I'll get past it, but today is still not the day. It's been almost one month since I left to be with him...
    twistedsilly twistedsilly 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 19, 2009

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    Family - Its already hard to forgive a friend, colleague.... and even harder to forgive a family member. every night for the passed years ive stared out the window and questioned...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 19, 2012

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    Forgiveness And Reconciliation: The - note: When a person holds resentment toward another, they are bound to that person or condition by an strong emotional link. Forgiveness and...
    a1234poem a1234poem 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 24, 2010

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    I Know How You Feel - I am always having difficulties with forgiving others.
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 19, 2009

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    On So Many Levels. - I have a hard time forgiving people, I tend to hold grudges. But I'm trying my best to forgive those who have hurt me. I'm trying to forgive my abuser. I'm...
    staystrong11 staystrong11 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 17, 2011

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    Forgiveness Seems Impossible. - I'm trying to heal from my partner lying to me about living with his ex girlfriend of 4 years during our whole relationship. I'm trying to...
    justphophun justphophun 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 25, 2010

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    Betrayal I Never Saw Coming... - It started with a phone call. My sister, that I haven't been close with until the past year, called me up from a couple of states over and said...
    rennierules rennierules 22-25 Jun 1, 2010

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    What is a friend? - Recently I have gone through some rough ends with some friends... Still learning some of them wanted to throw punches at me... I had broke up with my girlfriend...
    Doznac Doznac 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 6, 2011

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    I Can't Forgive Myself, How Can I Ever Forgive Anyone Else? - I was re-reading the 5th book in The Dark Tower series "Wolves of the Calla" by Stephen King and a line in the book...
    someblonderedhead someblonderedhead 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2011

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    The Promise Of Full Forgiveness And The Importance Of Forgiving Others -   Numbers 14:19-21 In accordance with your great love, forgive the sin of these people, just as you...
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M 1 Response Nov 29, 2011

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    I Am Still -  i am trying to forgive my mother for everything she did to me but i dont think i will ever be ablw to for give her she hurt me to bad for her to desurve to be...
    Baby69 Baby69 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    Questions And Answers: When Is It Okay To Break A Promise? - Thank you MizShagtastic, for posing such a thought provoking question in the Jackassery Forum of Questions and Answers...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 22 Responses Dec 7, 2009

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    How Do I Forgive? - Ive been with my partner for 4 years, the first 2 years were amazing and i really thought my luck was in,until i found out he cheated severeal times. it broke...
    paranoidprincess1987 paranoidprincess1987 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    Christian Quotes On Forgiveness And Unforgiveness Index - Our Saviour kneels down and gazes upon the darkest acts of our lives. But rather than recoil in horror, he reaches out in...
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M Nov 29, 2011

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    I Just Can't Write This Story Now. - SORRY tjsgirl.
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 17, 2009

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    Should Time Heal All Wounds? - When I was about 11 I was playing a game in the alley behind our house called running bases it involved throwing a baseball between two catchers...
    jamespeters jamespeters 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 7, 2012

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    Beginning To Wonder - If forgiving really is worth it or if that's just a pretty way to think. Hell, maybe people who insist that you forgive are just tired of hearing you complain...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 Jul 11, 2013

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    Learning We're All Flawed - My Mom, a 16 year old, lonely girl in Kansas, whose Mother had died and her Dad remarried met an older man, a peacetime Soldier in the park, fell in...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 11 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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    Cheating Husband - My husband left me in May because he was depressed and felt no connection with me any more. He felt worthless and unappreciated since he had been unemployed for...
    Athena1982 Athena1982 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 12, 2011

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    The Mistakes I've Made That I Can't Seem To Get Over.. - Two guys, one girl. This is already starting bad.. One is in the service, a Marine, one is unemployed with an undiagnosed...
    AngelicMassacre AngelicMassacre 18-21, F Mar 16, 2012

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    How To Let Go And Forgive.. - Ok I've never been on here so I just want people to not be rude a**holes. I'm 27 and have been with my husband for 7 years. we have a wonderful...
    KSpangler567 KSpangler567 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 22, 2013

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    I Am Still Struggling - Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on.  Alice Miller Holding anger is poison.  It eats you from the inside.  We...
    weareonespirit weareonespirit 51-55, F 2 Responses May 25, 2008

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    Forgiveness Is Work - My brother asked me if I had forgiven you yet and it sounded like a chore I hadn't gotten around to yet. Until now I didn't realize the amount of work that...
    Bosheart Bosheart 26-30 Oct 6, 2012

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    Forgiving Myself Has Been So Difficult - Hi! A quick run down of who I am today.... I am a mother of a wonderful 19 month baby girl who is my world. I have a wonderful husband that...
    mommyrealtor mommyrealtor 26-30 5 Responses Jun 27, 2010

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    I Stopped Speaking to My Step Mom, It Hurts Too Much - I am 46 and my childhood memories continue to haunt me.  I was born to a mother who was so intelligent and spiritual...
    sech sech 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 3, 2009

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    How Do You Forgive? - You lied I cried You pushed me away I was forced to go away every single day You say it's my fault when you know it's yours. You came back one day with your...
    ArielDiAngelo ArielDiAngelo 13-15 2 Responses Jun 15, 2013

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    Past Pain - I am trying to forgive you for all the hurt you have caused. I had a feeling it was never meant to be when you started telling me that all I ever do is cry. I kept...
    JasminelynnB JasminelynnB 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2012

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    Keep Looking For It - Struggling is one word. Seeking is another. I keep looking for forgiveness for the people that have become so intricately involved with this. I need to...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 26, 2010

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    Forgiveness And Reconciliation: The Road To Salvation. - note: When a person holds resentment toward another, they are bound to that person or condition by an strong emotional...
    a1234poem a1234poem 41-45, M Apr 24, 2010

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    He Wants Me To Hurt. . . Even When I Am Pregnant!?!?! - My ex fiancee wants to work it out with me and start going to church. This is peculiar as he has had over 6 additional sex...
    mzjazzymae mzjazzymae 18-21, T 2 Responses Jan 12, 2011

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    A Letter to My Ex Husband - Someday you will be the person who is needing help.  Perhaps you will be disabled, elderly, re-cooperating from an illness or surgery, or even...
    weareonespirit weareonespirit 51-55, F 1 Response May 14, 2008

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