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I Dissagree With Being Forgiven By A Priest

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    After my last relationship I think I will just wait until college before dating again. To me I don't see a point when most guys my age don't know how to treat a girl and how to...
    BeautifulCatastr0phe BeautifulCatastr0phe 16-17, F Aug 4

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    Sometimes I wish I wasn't gay. There's nothing wrong with being gay but it's just hard I've recently been coming out of the closet but I haven't to my parents kus they don't...
    Vaughn37 Vaughn37 18-21, M Aug 16

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    I was in Hawaii, involved with this priest from around 23 years of age. This man was 43 at the time. I was his receptionist at the Parish on Saturdays. We started being intimate...
    rcasillas93 rcasillas93 36-40, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Here I am again complaining about being gay. Here I am again feeling like absolute ****. Here I am again wanting to die and end it all. Why do I like my own gender? Why do I find...
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 5

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    Being gay is not fun to me. I'm Muslim and I'm proud thank god but being gay has caused me nothing but troubles and misery. I wish I had a boyfriend but at the same time I hate the...
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I found out that I was gay in the middle of my teen years and feel comfortable with it, but it's been hard being myself because I haven't come out to my dad yet or my family...
    jamie1292 jamie1292 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    Homosexuals are EVIL! no offense but think of all the evil things we do! God created Adam and Eve not Adam and Steve! Repent before it's too late! I NEVER liked the gay life style...
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 3

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    Here's my story... Read it or not. I don't care. I'm gay but I'm also Christian and well that mixes as well as water mixes with oil. Especially when you have hard core Christian...
    kp4w kp4w 18-21, M 7 Responses Aug 9

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    Guys, recently came out... To me :) its kinda liberating to finally accept :D- came out to close close friends gladly accepted me and some even said "so, ur still the awesome dude...
    MarGre97 MarGre97 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    “I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing...
    nealbrute nealbrute 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    People always ask me.. "Why did you choose to be gay?" I would always reply "I didn't choose to be gay, if I could, why would I choose all this taunting and teasing?"
    austintsnelson austintsnelson 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 4

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    I feel like all the new ways to keep in touch i.e. *@$3book and insta&#@$ and those things are helping families to stay apart. I know its how the person can respond to their...
    Feelslikealoser Feelslikealoser 31-35, M Aug 11

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    Well I am, I just want to stay away from boys for now because if what happened last time
    Bemybestfriend13 Bemybestfriend13 13-15, F Aug 24

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    Honestly, sincerely whole-heartedly looking for that 1 truly special girl that I can connect with, emotionally, intellectually, and physically. A female that's open minded...
    goodedge goodedge 26-30, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    A guy dumped me because I was rlly weird. Nothing wrong with being myself, if they don't like "you", screw em. Being weird is the bomb. Being different is special. Almost everyone...
    rachel96826 rachel96826 13-15, F Aug 12

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    Although I am a very private person I used to love sunbathing nude and skinnydipping when no one was around. Our swimming pool is very secluded and not visible from the street or...
    Anthony1962 Anthony1962 51-55, M Aug 21

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    Just because you may not like a person, or your opinions and beliefs differ doesn't mean you have a right to be disrespectful. There is plenty of ways you can express yourself to...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I'm exhausted with being an outcast and not feeling like I belong anywhere yet. I'm tired of being sad almost all the time and disconnected from almost everyone and everything...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    The peace and quiet, the freedom to do what i want without being told not to. I love being alone at home
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M Aug 11

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    Ever since I can remember that's all I had to grow up with- Being compared to others. "Why can't you be more like ____?" "Why don't you try to act like____." "I wish you grow...
    NicoBunny6 NicoBunny6 18-21, F Aug 17

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    My marriage crumbled over three years ago. It actually ended long before that, but I did not want to accept that fact. I then entered into a series of short meaningless...
    skk1966 skk1966 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    What a Negative Experience! On EP it is vivid and clear that the active members have NO appreciable value to the site owners or site staff. Now I have proff to share with you...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 8 Responses Aug 2

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    I sometimes feel out of place being a guy who has wanted a significant other and a family for as long as I can remember. I can't remember having a dream in life that I've wanted...
    darksaber9999 darksaber9999 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    Two songs I always enjoyed very much that have to do with being able to lean against another person for help no matter what. I am still looking for that person and or friend who...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    I'm six feet tall and everyone "congratulates" me for that. They wish they were me, wanna be as tall as me. But I never wanted to be tall. The average hight in the PH is like 5"4...
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm in love with him...my mm is younger and seems to have more experience than I do....I saw a picture of him and his wife today....stared at it so long I started to get nauseated...
    luvhimtoo luvhimtoo 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I sort of do life right now I'm certain would be totally different, and more interest than it is now. That, and my life sucks big time as it is I really wouldn't mind having such...
    SabrinaRavenCroft SabrinaRavenCroft 18-21, T Aug 16

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    I met a guy at work and we started talking about common interests, some time passed when we stopped talking, however, after some time passed we started talking and hanging out. I...
    match4me match4me 31-35, F Aug 20

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    Honestly I feel that you can't even ask a random question without being annoyed with someone on this app. Seriously let's be real nobody's perfect I'm just about to start blocking...
    aubreylovell aubreylovell 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I honestly feel like my life is going nowhere. I had all of these expectations and things I wanted to do, like sing, and went down someone else's path rather than my own and now I...
    justalea justalea 18-21, F a week ago

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    So lately I have been working a lot on forgiveness. Forgivingthe person involved, fending off resentment, and most importantly, forgiving myself. Even though I feel like I have...
    justkeepswimming89 justkeepswimming89 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    Three helpful quotes about the importance and the power of forgiveness: “The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Aug 6

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    So it's me again. The guy that people seem to love to hate but I accepted the hate. I admit that a part of me miss having to think about someone else then me all the time. What I...
    ilikenetflix ilikenetflix 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    To me, it's a strength to be able to forgive, because there's always the risk that the person who hurt you might do it again, but you're strong enough to give them a second chance...
    ginawexler ginawexler 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Theres a lot of wrong being done in the world because people think theyre beyond saving, they could never be forgiven. But im here to tell you, we can forgive one another and it is...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    “As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn't leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I'd still be in prison.” ― Nelson Mandela...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Aug 6

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    "When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Aug 6

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    I have been initiated as Her priestess and She is good to me. If you ask me to, I can offer blessings in Her name, and I can bring your prayers and offerings of words or pictures...
    aphroditespriestess aphroditespriestess 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    “Not to forgive is to be imprisoned by the past, by old grievances that do not permit life to proceed with new business. Not to forgive is to yield oneself to another's control...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Aug 6

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    Now I tend to find being alone all the time isn't as fun loving as some folks see it. Now the other night I was sat down at the pub bar, drinking vodka & coke. Now I ain't a beer...
    ilikenetflix ilikenetflix 26-30, M Aug 1

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    My mom had me at 16, story of HER life growing up around her was difficult and I do realize she was a young single mom of 3 by age 21, unfortunately as the oldest I was the one to...
    lilzee225 lilzee225 18-21, F a week ago

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    People don't want to guess how Im feeling. Inside there's hurt, pain, and shattered pieces; the remnant of struggles. Bruises deep inside aren't healing. Trust that's issued but...
    debaser28 debaser28 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    "To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness." - Robert Muller "Forgiveness does not change the past, but it...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Aug 6

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    Forgiveness is not my strong suit.
    MadameMM MadameMM 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    I feel like forgiveness is a weakness because I feel like I'm turning back again, when I'm supposed to be already long gone and moved on. I'm weak like that.
    szchwakovpf szchwakovpf 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    There was this gal who I thought was a good friend. She was probably 10 years older than me, but I enjoyed talking with her. She ended up dating my boyfriend's brother and come to...
    ShimmerSquirrels13 ShimmerSquirrels13 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    Yes I forgive those who have done wrong to me and have been forgiven by those I have wronged.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Aug 17