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I Dissagree With Being Forgiven By A Priest

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    I come from a big Irish family and although everyone has been amazing about me coming out, sometimes, I wish I wasn't gay because it makes me think that maybe things would be...
    romanalanski romanalanski 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 22

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    Being older, we (most of us) gain more wisdom, have learned what works and what does not and we also have the ability to listen.. Most younger folk are to busy proving what they...
    pegasus12162 pegasus12162 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    Hi there. Actually I'm no longer struggling :-) I had a really really hard time but managed to get out of my depression with help of my best friend (and some professionals). I'm...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 10

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    I won't to get better see a future and a career ! ATM I have been signed of! How can I get well so I can look for jobs and get rest my life on track This is cause of growing up...
    Unknown1456 Unknown1456 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I find it hard to deal with but i know i am well...gay I've already accepted this what im worried is that if come out my parents will have a fit cause of religious reasons when I...
    Joshuadd07 Joshuadd07 13-15, M 2 Responses Oct 7

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    I know deep down inside I am gay, I have fought this since I was a child, never understanding why this was happening to me. People preached that it was alwful and that you should...
    SexuBio SexuBio 18-21, M 8 Responses Oct 7

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    "Homosexuality is a choice".... Says who? So if homosexuality is a mental disorder that can be cured, where is the proof of that? Because doctors will tell you different...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 9

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    I'm 21 years old and all my friends are in a relationship but it doesn't seem to bother me that I'm getting left out. All i seem to care about lately is just watching tv, playing...
    PrayforParis PrayforParis 18-21, F Oct 20

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    I was married and miserable as a closeted bisexual male. Got divorced, married a very understanding woman and now we have sex with each other and occasionally share a guy
    Metoo50 Metoo50 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 21

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    Somebody said to me on Facebook, that homosexual couples can't produce. And she also said something about God, which I chose to ignore. I guess she hated the fact that I said I...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 22

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    I'm home in Indiana visiting from college in Arizona and I'm sitting with my Mom. I haven't told anyone in my family that I'm gay because I've been waiting until I have a boyfriend...
    jbussing jbussing 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am the only member of this group, sometimes things are appropriate in this world
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M Oct 4

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    It sounds weird that since I have converted to Catholicism and have grown in Christ that I have finally accepted the fact that I'm gay. I have yet to come out to all of my friends...
    jbussing jbussing 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 4

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    Sometimes I just feel like it would be easier if I was straight. But then I realise how much I'd miss about guys if I was.
    Disqualify Disqualify 16-17, M 4 Responses Oct 10

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    Hey mom, it's been a long time since we've seen each other, and even longer since we've spoken. I was 17 when I moved out, you said nothing, when Chrystal died and you showed up at...
    CongratulationS CongratulationS 22-25, M 4 Responses Oct 4

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    im in a funny position, i you use to go out with friends and within the last few years i havnt seen them because of my ocd. I moved some years ago and the distance has made it...
    reflectivemind reflectivemind 70+, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Lately, every attempt I've made to going on a date with someone, or talking to someone has been shot down by that person pretty ******. By ****** I mean they didn't even have the...
    LilBoyBluu LilBoyBluu 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 18

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    Although some of my memories of being naked as a child were what my parents remember, I do remember spending a lot of time either figuring out how to get naked without being caught...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 21

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    it seems like i cant do anything with being black. nobody likes you or want to do anything for you. i cant even get a room because i am black and darkskinned. if you are black guys...
    unlovednbroken unlovednbroken 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 4

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    I am so very, very alone. I feel drained, emotionally, physically, and mentally. It's like I lose all interest and will in everything and just want to sleep forever. I'm not...
    WireBrass WireBrass 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    My femininity was always close to surface as a kid and to a lesser degree as a teenager. How that I have stopped pretending I am very comfortable with being a woman and a feminine...
    subpaulagirl subpaulagirl 41-45 Oct 19

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    I'm not sure if it's emotionally abusive, but it hurts either way. She had a lot of **** as a child, an alcoholic verbally abusive father, an emotionally distant often absent...
    PinkNailPolish PinkNailPolish 18-21, F Oct 19

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    I just hurt. like i just hurt. Nothing else just pain, and hurt. And i hate it. and talking doesn't help. I could have talked to my teacher and told him whats going on but I...
    SavanahSav SavanahSav 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 21

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    I was actually okay with being single for the most part but slowly all of my friends have been getting into relationships(ones I didn't even think would ever be in one) and I just...
    kenzeyeah kenzeyeah 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    How do you guys deal with being single? I've been single for 7 months now, and I feel like I'm ready to get back out there, but i get shot down at every turn.
    jagart01 jagart01 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have a really big issue with being single. I know of a few boys that have a crush on me but I don't like any of them! I'm not that bad looking; light brown hair and blue eyes. It...
    Daris21 Daris21 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I left my husband 3 years ago because of abuse. Most of it had been directed at me, but I left because it started to be directed towards our daughters. He followed me to my new...
    anxietyabounds anxietyabounds 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I just typed out a condensed version of my eating disorder past -- I wanted to share it until I realized it really isn't condensed at 3 pages single spaced... I have struggled my...
    thelittlethings333 thelittlethings333 26-30, F Oct 11

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    I get really mad at these men who advocate 'Domestic Discipline' (which to me is just another term for wife beating) and frustrated with women who put up with being abused. Now I'm...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 61-65, F 2 Responses Oct 15

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    I try to keep to myself. I quit my job with the public because of temptation. I am so lonely, if the right person smiled at me and flirted a bit I would probably fall hook line and...
    buttercupcp buttercupcp 36-40, F Oct 16

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    I can't stand my mother.... She has serious control issues. She still treats me like a little kid and I'm almost 40. She deliberately provokes fights with me and I have chosen to...
    MomsAgainstBombTrains MomsAgainstBombTrains 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    A rabbi, a Unitarian Universalist minister, and a Wiccan priestess decided to go on a fishing trip together. They went down to their local lake, rented a boat, and went out on to...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    http://www.familylifeeducation.org/gilliland/procgroup/CorrieTenBoom.htm http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMn0QNdiuGE Those two links both have to do with forgiveness. The top one...
    RuthieAnja RuthieAnja 18-21, F Oct 16

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    To give up our ego and surrendering all of our expectation, I believe, forgiveness is the hardest things to do, which is why doing it is a strength to do. By forgiving we are one...
    DelonWulf DelonWulf 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Forgive those who you have not forgiven as you are forgiven... Woo hoo JESUS is LORD!!!
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    People, please "heart" this prayer to give it more strength. Aphrodite I am offering this prayer to You for Edel, who has prayed to You in these words and given gifts to me as...
    aphroditespriestess aphroditespriestess 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 20

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    To whom this bell tolls,Come to me devilish troll.Who whispered in your ears,And then he stole your soul. Tick tock tick tock,Then the troll ran up the clock.And you are like...
    zonus zonus 31-35, M 8 Responses Oct 22

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    Here's a long story. I am a freshman in college and I am also a lesbian. I have had a girlfriend, let's call her Jen, for almost 2 years. Jen is my best friend and I can't imagine...
    Dashtoaster Dashtoaster 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Forgiveness is not for them, it is for you.
    CoveringThePain CoveringThePain 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    As you all know there was a man in my life who persecuted me and made my life a living hell . I wish if I was a talented author to write the whole story with all the details but...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 40 mins ago

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    And want to speak to other women about it. It was the most terrifying experience of my life. One I didn't think I was going to live through at the time. It's funny how your mind...
    JJjenniejones JJjenniejones 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 16

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    On the flip side, we could just be angry all the time and take it out on everybody else. When I forgive someone, I do it for myself and the people I love. There's no need to harbor...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    We have two awesome Montgomery Clift movies coming up Friday, October 17th on TCM: 6 AM eastern time, we have Clift in The Search. Great tearjerker about a mother's search for her...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    So I've always smoked pot. It's like an adventure. You toke up and wham! Never know what comes next. Things are fun. Things are at ease. Stuff makes sense. I think about life and...
    kemmer kemmer 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    I find gender dysphoria can be very hard to cope with. I cringe at being called Mister. I feel sick when someone mentions the word 'man'. To be shoehorned into a gender role that I...
    tesseract49 tesseract49 18-21, T 6 hrs ago

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    A good morning caress, a kiss, maybe more and then off to work. Notes, emails, messages throughout the day shower me with his love and affection. When he returns home I'm always...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 7 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Trust... When someone you trust hurts you they have no idea how you feel. How bad the hurt is by what they have done and how ultimately betrayed you feel. And let me tell you...