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I Don't Usually Remain Friends With Those Who Hurt Me Deeply

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 189 People

    I Forgive You

    Normally I am a very stubborn person and if you hurt me once you don't get a second chance to torture my soul again. (I only have true friendships with persons who I feel can touch my soul.)  That is just how I am and I thought I would never go back...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 10 Responses Mar 2, 2008

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    Betrayal/deceit/manipulation

    I would like to definitely comment on this. I can honestly say, that people that you would normally call "friends", manipulate/decieve/con you into thinking they are something they really aren't to me, is quite sickening. From a business point i'm speaking about. Thx..
    Miseree Miseree 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 28, 2009

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    Never

    I used to take a lot from people when I was very young, but one of the benefits of being older is that I know I can shut people out of my life if they cause me too much pain. When the cost of a friendship outweighs the benefits, then I'm gone. I don't need to be around people who...
    bunnymousekitt bunnymousekitt 31-35, F 8 Responses Jun 16, 2009

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    No Sillies

    those who hurt me are dead and gone... 
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 70+, F Jun 27, 2011

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    This Is Something I Have Been Working On...

    For So long I have allowed people to stuck around who hurt me badly and just kept making excuses for their behavior, sometimes I think it is best to just walk away cause they will likely just repeat the same behavior again and usually even after you speak up and tell them about...
    idealist28 idealist28 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2009

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    There's A Reason For That.

    I consider myself a fair person and a forgiving person. I do forgive and sometimes I forgive much to easily. I don't remain friends with anyone who has hurt me deeply though. I take a fair amount of stupidity from people and sometimes that is all it is-stupidity rather than a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 27, 2012

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    I Am Turning My Back On This Guy!!!!!

    I don't think I've ever been deeply hurt by anyone until a few months ago.Well yeah I have been deeply hurt by my mom and stepdad and an uncle but that was when I was a child and had to take it.I have been having problems with this cousin of mine.He has these mood swings...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 12 Responses Aug 4, 2009

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    Years Of Betrayal

    I have a friend, she watched my kids since they were wee little things (8 years now).... She has kids the same age and they all played along so well. They attend grade school together...I did favors for her, gave her all our outgrown toys and clothes for her daycare when she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 24, 2013

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    Independent and Individual

    I am not one for "aquaintances" or fair weather friends. I am pretty good at judging the good and bad in a person quickly, and I usually have an accurate measure of their character within a few minutes. unfortunately, it is hard to give someone a chance if I don't like...
    EntrepGuy EntrepGuy 22-25, M 6 Responses Mar 2, 2008

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    It Depends:

    Intentional hurting...they are done...inadvertent warrants a discussion...family, well thats a delicate one...im not going to hate or ignore them till my deathbed..if it can be fixed great...if not then its a write off...ive seen too many family relationships screwed for life...
    SensualEnchantment4u SensualEnchantment4u 56-60, M Aug 26, 2012

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    He Was Given Enough Chances

    Me and my Sister's boyfriend were or kinda are friends but barely. I am just trying to avoid him now because of things he has done to me. He has completely blown off plans with me and then calls me an hour later because things didn't go the way he planned. Also I had another...
    gsjr89 gsjr89 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 3, 2008

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    I Am No Longer Your Doormat

    There is a difference in giving a person 'the benefit of the doubt', and allowing one to wipe their toxic waste upon me as though I am a doormat. If your intent is to cut deeply, then do your best; but I will survive. I will not judge, or wish you ill harm. Please...
    angelwings626 angelwings626 41-45, F 7 Responses Dec 27, 2009

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    ON the Contrary...

    I MAINTAIN A FRIENDSAHIP WITH THOSE PEOPLE WHO HURT ME. I like to prove them wrong. They are always wrong.
    evergreen evergreen 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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    I Did It!

    Usually, I remain friends with people who even hurt me. But now,,, no more. I have this friend who backbites me and it cannot happen that I don't know about it. I don't know what's her problem. My other friend said she's just insecure. But I just brushed it off. I've been...
    firecrescent firecrescent 16-17 Aug 30, 2008

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    One Chance

    I used to forgive over and over and over. I had one friend who was stealing from me, hurting me, or lying about me almost every month, and I remained friends with her for over 10 years. I will no longer put myself through that. I believe I am a human being worth being treated...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2009

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    You Better Believe It

    a friend hurt me twice in such a bad way. i will not forgive her. and i won't forgive her so called boyfriend for getting all up in my face that day and pushing me off the porch when all i did was come over to bring them their d@mn cigarettes and try to be nice.  not to...
    trixi trixi 41-45, F Mar 3, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    It has come to my attention that some pplay think I post goofy things. If that is the case you are excused from reading them. I don't expect for you to attack me and then tell me...
    Farmmaid Farmmaid 36-40, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    I had friends before. In fact, I was popular at my school, but I mainly kept to one group. That one group, however, weren't really my friends. I trusted them with my secrets, told...
    morekisses morekisses 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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      Hello Ladies and Gentlemen,Relationships are what makes up society. We all live our lives and go about everything trying to be happy. It is hard to be happy in life and...
    TrustIsLife TrustIsLife 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 9

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    Jealous; You said you loved me: what you mean your going to the club? I could be the one to dance with you and give you shots. For real your talking to her? I could be your boost...
    madenew22 madenew22 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm Olivia and I'm home educated. I have been since I was 11 and left primary school. All the friends I had never talked to me again and I have been alone ever since. My mum and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 12

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    I don't really have anything in common with them and they make me feel like **** constantly. I have a hard time in school for many mental health reasons and since I've been at uni...
    cl0ver cl0ver 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I've moved around a lot in my life, but the last seven years I've been here. I got a wonderful boyfriend, but no friends. I've disconnected with all my old friends. And now I...
    holloweyed holloweyed 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    most people are boring and uninteresting. plus I already have lots of friends that I really like. I feel that I don't have space for anyone else.
    unknownpoetx unknownpoetx 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Well unless you count family as friends other then that no I do not have any friends. Acquaintances yes but friends no.
    HeForgotMe HeForgotMe 26-30 1 Response Apr 7

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    & that's the bottom line, I can't complain anymore, I treat people with kindness & help, & at the end they simply give no F...s about good people, all they want is attractive...
    boom991 boom991 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    Been flying solo since I was born
    maleeny maleeny 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    My Fake Mother, in relevance to my other stories, filed taxes on my behalf, stating that "I am not head of household and that I could not file". She drains me of my money, please...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    on Ep. I just want to be alone forever.
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    eally don't know how to express this but I've actually feel comfortable enough to even post this! My life right now is not as pleasant as it should or could be! I'm a 28 yr old...
    TewTewLove TewTewLove 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Falling in love is not bad. But when you are doing things which you don't usually do for the sake of love. Is that still worth it? Or is it time to let go? Painful it is, Yes...
    myleslus myleslus 22-25, F Apr 16

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    Lately I have been feeling pretty down. I don't feel motivated to do anything, I don't put any effort into things that need to be done. I can't focus... I start doing whatever the...
    Gelezinis Gelezinis 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    But that does not mean I don't support them. or respect them. These days there are a number of police here in America (U.S.) that have gotten out of hand. When a man is running...
    AceWarbringer AceWarbringer 31-35, M Apr 13

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    Me using the word friend is hard to do. I think people use it way to easily in society today. Really, how many true friends can you have? A friend is very special, about as...
    Happinessisthinking Happinessisthinking 46-50, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Don't ever pity people who don't want to get married or be in a relationship. And don't ever try to make those people feel bad about themselves just because you're not getting what...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    I come from a family of outgoing, life of the party, social people. And I'm just not like them. But everyone expects me to be. I'm socially awkward and I suck at conversations. I...
    ThisGirlLovesNerds12 ThisGirlLovesNerds12 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    So most of the people got on their feelings against me just cause I said they're fake like ok.... They don't live off of me so why they care lol it was some funny drama...and they...
    IsMyStory IsMyStory 16-17, F Apr 4

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    My mind stopped helping me...I don't know what to do anymore,..should I tell her how I feel, what if I asked her how she feels and the answer isn't the one what if the answer wasn...
    FazyH FazyH 18-21, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's honestly the perfect setup for me. I can never picture myself in a serious relationship with anyone; I just need occasional companionship. I'll call one of them up and we'll...
    chilldude82 chilldude82 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    No, I don't it's up to you who you want to be
    Foxy112 Foxy112 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have been in a relationship with an amazing guy for over a year and a half now but I don't feel needed, wanted or loved anymore. While I do still love him, I don't want to stay...
    grizz799 grizz799 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I don't know how to tell my professor that I don't want anything related with her because she is the cause of my trauma, stress, anxiety and panic attacks. If you speak spanish...
    AndreaCulea AndreaCulea 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I don't want to be with the wrong person but don't want to be alone.
    space4rent space4rent 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 9