I Am Trying to Learn How to Forgive

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    But I Feel the Pain So Deeply...

    It's not that I don't want to forgive...sometimes I don't think I'm capable of forgiving completely.  I think that because my sense of trust in other people is so fragile, that when someone hurts me they get at a very vulnerable part of me- a part which is supposed to be the...
    solarxmoon solarxmoon
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 15, 2008

    How to Forgive

    I am george nx from India . I struggled with hatred for more than 12 years and at one time i thought i wont get out of it . I read alot of positive thinking books and spiritual books and attended a lot of prayers & fasting to get out of my hatred . All these experiments never...
    georgenx georgenx
    41-45, M
    1 Response Oct 6, 2009

    I Am Trying to Learn How to Forgive My Mother

    For me to heal, I need to forgive my mom for all the years when she let out her frustrations on me. For all the times she let her anger towards my father fall against me. For all the times she wasn't there, for all the things she did or didn't do. I need to learn how to...
    26-30, F
    Jul 20, 2007

    Angry, Lonely, Sad, Scared

    I didn't know until I was 31 yrs old that my father had raped me at age 5. I was 31 years old in a abusive marriage and my husband at the time hit me so hard I had two brain aneurysms and I spent 3 months in a coma and 6 months paralayzed from the neck down. I spent a year in a...
    heaven33523 heaven33523
    2 Responses Dec 16, 2008

    so I am trying to forgive

    and move on but its alot harfrr than what I had thought it would be.. so maybe someone can help me out. let me tell you what is going on my fiance broke up our engagement on christmas day and after we talked we got back together and I thought it would all go back to normal as...
    alexmorales123 alexmorales123
    22-25, F
    Jan 16, 2015

    Replaced And Hated

    I was married for almost 15 years to a man that I thought was my best friend! We had it all: two beautiful children, perfect home, great jobs, two good cars, and our health! It was over in one weekend! My husband told me he was working over the weekend (Army). I was worried that...
    shercando shercando
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jan 17, 2011

    Learning To Forgive

    for me, not for them. i've noticed that holding a grudge keeps me in a angry mood almost all the time. it stresses me out when i think about what they did, and ask myself how could they?! how could this person hurt me deliberately? why?. i beat myself up with all these un...
    veronica4ever veronica4ever
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 28, 2011

    My Mom

    she has hurt me in so many ways it makes me cringe to just think about it:( she tells me she is trying to get help but the last time she was getting help that did not stop her from yelling at me then smashing my head against the wall and then hitting my step dad whan he tried to...
    bellamajors bellamajors
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Mar 26, 2012

    I Don't Know If I Can.

    But it's difficult because everytime I forgive someone, the same thing happens again whether it be the same person or not.  I'm trying, I just don't know if I can ever fully forgive someone because of its repetitiveness
    DistantDreamer DistantDreamer
    May 25, 2008

    Learning to Let Go

    Trusting was never easy for me.  Before I married my husband I had been in two serious relationships and both ended harshly.  They left me bruised and covered in emotional scars.  I came with so much emotional baggage it was not even funny.     When...
    msballet11 msballet11
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 20, 2007

    It's Hard.....

    one of the challenges is that i'm really not sure what forgiveness means. it doesn't mean that it's ok, because it's not ok to hurt other people. it doesn't mean that it didn't matter, because it did. it doesn't mean that the other person apologized, because more often than...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 8, 2008

    I Need to Forgive My Mother So I Can Be Free

    I just watched "Woman Thou Art loosed" on Showtime and it was a reminder of somethign I've known for a long time. I need to forigve my mother so I can be free and move on and really start living my life. My father molested me from 12-14. She knows this. He admitted...
    butter butter
    36-40, F
    10 Responses Jul 25, 2007

    I'm Sorry..i Really Do Try

    I need to forgive.  I've been forgiven for things.  Things I can't seem to forgive myself, and it's not fair...or decent for that matter.. I need to forgive so many people.  Mostly, my mom.  I can't be free of my abuse she put me through without it.  I...
    WorkItMami WorkItMami
    22-25, F
    Sep 25, 2007

    And It Is So Hard

     right now the hardest people for me to forgive would be Grace's other grandparents on her  dads side . They keep jumpin  in and out of her life . She hasnt seen them since the end of February . They called in April said they were gonna come and never showed up...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    Jun 30, 2007


    Evil-Lyn is what I call her, that's how I see her. An evil witch, set out on an distrustful task, destroying all those in her path, spreading her lies, spreading her hate. I wish her dead, I wish God didn't create such a creature, create such a demon, and then set it ...
    writingtoheal writingtoheal
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Nov 18, 2009
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