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I Find It Easy To Forgive, But Damn Hard To Forget

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    Its Never Easy

    No, its never easy to forgive, but, for my own emtional health and wellbeing I have to try and succeed in my forgiveness of others who have wronged me.ย  Some slights are easier to forgive, others are harder, but with each one I recognise the imporatance to forgive - after all...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F Nov 8, 2011

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    Yup

    I know people say 'Forgive and forget' is the best policy but...is it really? I've alway found that the person who'll hurt you the most is the one whose hurt you before, particularly if you don't take steps to prevent it from happening again. Because of that I may find it easy to...
    Treval Treval 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2011

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    Well ever since i was young my mother

    and i have always had a volatile relationship. My father was very abusive to her and in turn i think it made her abusive. In the beggining i would not do anything about it because after all i thought shes my mom what am i gonna do about it its not like i can hit her back. Well i...
    cookykinx11 cookykinx11 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 28, 2014

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    Am i being rude? My past lover wanted to visit

    me today. He actually told my mom not me because we don't have communication and I told my Mom... "No. It's not yet the right time to see him." The thing is we didn't have a smooth ending. I ended everything, 2years ago, because he did a mistake and I'm not happy anymore. I...
    iamblue1234 iamblue1234 18-21, F Apr 28, 2014

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