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I Do Forgive But Dont Forget Easily

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    Yes Absolutely !

    I can forgive you yes indeed! But I will never forget, and I doubt you will ever again in your or my life time ever get the chance to hurt me again and definitely not my trust!
    wjk1849 wjk1849 46-50, M Nov 17, 2013

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    Thought I'd Share This Since...

    ...Since I am sorta going through something right now. Last month was my birthday, and my friend was unable to make it because his cousin had a football game. If my friend was anyone else, I would have easily been okay with him not being able to show up. Anyway... When we were in...
    LawlessTranquility LawlessTranquility 26-30, M Nov 14, 2012

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    I Do Forgive But Dont Forget Easily

    When someone does me a wrong I do forgive but it's not easy to forget.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Jan 29, 2012

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    So recently I have been going through a lot. An incident occurred and my family has forgiven me and my friends don't think less of me, but for some reason I am not able to forgive...
    mkxhedrick mkxhedrick 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I forgive people no matter what pretty much. I'm terrible at being mad at people. I'll get into an argument with somebody and then I'll not talk to them for a day then I totally...
    skyleryounger skyleryounger 18-21, M Aug 12

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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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    Forgive and Forget, Forgive the liars Forget the lies
    Kampion Kampion 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Has anyone ever heard the saying: "Forgive and forget" ? I live by that quote and it practically leads my life.
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm going to vent for just a damn minute. I'm so damn tired of being so damn nice all the time and never expressing how I really feel. I'm so damn sick to death tired of being...
    atpeacewithme atpeacewithme 31-35 4 days ago

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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 1 Response Aug 17

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    Before I went through an experience that challenged me in ways I never thought possible, I would have said I couldn't forgive. But then I found out what it means to say you truly...
    hannahj26 hannahj26 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I have been with my boyfriend for 4 1/2 years. We met at university through a mutual friend. We don't live together as we live and work in different cities and I am still caring...
    MsRugbygirl19 MsRugbygirl19 22-25, F a week ago

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    He didn't deserve my forgiveness, but i still gave it to him.
    Persayous Persayous 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day 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 a week ago

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    I never had a girl friend for obvious reasons until I was doing my 3rd year in communication at University. I got a message from my vice captain back in the tenth grade in high...
    Mostyoung Mostyoung 22-25, M Jul 31

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    Throughout the past year or so, I've been through a lot. My emotions have been everywhere. I've laughed, cried, and everything in between. And for what? One guy. I'm a teenager and...
    gummball gummball 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    I wanted to talk about the things we forget to do, in our lives. I am young, but I believe I have a unique view on the world. We sometimes forget, that we aren't alone. We can very...
    Asher14 Asher14 22-25, M Aug 12

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    I think the one thing I've always struggled with was my boyfriends forgetting my birthday 2 times in a row. We've been together for 3 years so it does hurt and it does make me feel...
    Anon2721 Anon2721 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    There's nothing more crucial in this life than learning to forgive yourself. This act is not merely forgetting, nor is it condoning the mistakes you've made in your life; it's...
    JackP94 JackP94 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    I believe in forgiving people because it can ease a bit of your stress. It has for me. I do not believe in forgetting the wrong they did to you because they are capable of doing it...
    guideme2truth guideme2truth 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I know life would be easier if I could just forget what people in my life have been to me and meant to me, but it's hard. People who I've cared for who are no longer in my life...
    MAT5629 MAT5629 41-45, F 8 hrs ago

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    I have been contemplating for quite some time, if I’m going to tell you things I should have told you. I’m thinking if I told you will I hurt you? If I told you will it helps...
    VoiceLessMe VoiceLessMe 26-30, F Aug 17

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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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    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 5 days ago

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    I had been betrayed by a someone who was very close 2 me ever since that time I find it hard to trust people.I try to forgive the person who betrayed me but its very hard because...
    miizfaduma miizfaduma 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    When you pulled at something so painful it forced my teeth to grind. When you slashed at something so feeble it made me bleed inside. I forced my rage into a ball. Choke on it...
    isodole isodole 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of...
    Lostnalone22 Lostnalone22 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    Everyday ,suddenly i feel so upset..and depression that it makes me down and dull. It is becoming very hard for me to forget the past and accept the present.
    divich420 divich420 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 30

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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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    "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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    If Jesus can forgive us all after we have sinned and so badly he had to die for us. If he can forgive us when we repent even if someone were to murder, why can't we forgive each...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 12

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    Most people will not forgive others because of the mistakes they made or said to the other person but I believe in forgiveness. We must forgive others...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Aug 12

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    I think about belly buttons constantly, and think about touching them and having mine touched all the time. A regular fantasy I have is I'm hanging out with a good looking guy...
    rlj119 rlj119 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 15

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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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    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

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    for me personally. i don't want to die hating people, or being angry. people make mistakes. forgiving them doesn't mean you have to be their best friend again. it's just letting go...
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    But. Omg. But when i try the pain hits. Or i succeed momentarily. Until i hear of jerks. Hypersensitive yes. Aware yes. Are they No. Never publicly...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't exactly "scare easily" but I do "jump" very very easily.
    splashingfish64 splashingfish64 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    Whether sad, happy, angry, or very much touched with a gesture, I am the type of person who cries easily. Crying makes me feel better. I cry when I am sad and missing my dad. I cry...
    MeJustBeing MeJustBeing 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I heard from someone on here today that blocked me unblocked to send me a message it was not me I AM A SWEET PERSON it is me was just getting to out of hand and for his family sake...
    sunnyday55 sunnyday55 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    Did a rough recording of this song I wrote for my wife today.....for me as I work out these emotions ...my love for her. Theme is " how can I forget our love/I am lost without you...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    Cayden if your reading this please forgive me and if you really want I will tell you
    Iwillloveyou4ever Iwillloveyou4ever 13-15, F Aug 8

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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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    It's important to forgive.
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 12

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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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