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I Forgive My Dad

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    Whoever You Are......

    I hated that I never knew you. I hated that I was always teased about it. I hated that my family was ****** up and broken. I hated that you knew perfectly well who I was and where I lived but never bothered to come see me. I hated you. But now I don't. Even if I may never know...
    Lostsoul22 Lostsoul22 22-25, F Dec 18, 2009

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    I Would Have Never Known

    I found out , like most people do , that my dad was not perfect.  I didn't find out by word of mouth , I found out through fist and torment.  My parents divorced when I was 10 .  My sister and I lived with my dad, mom had nowhere to go .  My mom left us and...
    blessings08 blessings08 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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    I'm So Glad I Did

    Okay I want to start by saying ARRGHHH!!! I just wrote this thing out and I lost it!!! It was a really long bloody story - this one is going to be shorter because I'm pissed now LOL!   Well basically my dad done a lot of bad stuff, including beating up my mum. He done...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2008

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    After Many Years...

    After maybe 5 years I've decided to forgive my Dad from cheating in that race we had in France. He cheated, and I should've won. He started running on the 'steady' instead of 'go'. I didn't notice he'd started until he passed me, so had to charge after him and he only just...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 1, 2008

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    I Forgive Him But He'll Never Know

    I went through a lot with my birth father, and while it wasn't as bad as other people have had it, it was bad enough for me to stop talking to him. He put myself and my mother through so much, and I hated him with every ounce of my being for the longest time. But now, I forgive...
    earth2bella earth2bella 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2008

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    He made it up to me. Grilled steak

    and veggies, warm potatoes, and Fireball. It's good. It's really good. <3
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 25, 2014

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    My Dad

    I couldnt ever live with him again, and things will never be the same. Still he is my dad, and has done things for me.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Mar 24, 2010

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    I Wanna Say Me Too.

    But I can't do that right now.  I long for the day where I can.  This man has caused me so much grief and issues.  I haven't been to a therapist yet, but I imagine they'd run off after one meeting with me.  I am so ****** up because of him...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F Dec 18, 2009

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    I have had a daddy in the past however it ended tragically (more details message me). I'm very obedient loyal and interested in trying anything you throw my way. I like being...
    daddyslittleprincesa daddyslittleprincesa 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    What I Believe And Learned About Forgiveness At first the theory, the thoughts, the things I believe. Then one real example from life. --- I believe that there is no...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Ba, I'm sorry. Sorry for everything. Ever since you got full custody of me at the age of 12, I've been giving you such a hard time. I was close to you before all that. I was "daddy...
    SleepyRose22 SleepyRose22 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Nearly everyone has been hurt by the actions or words of another. These wounds can leave you with lasting feelings of anger, bitterness or even vengeance. But if you don't...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    24/7, it would feel like, I would always think about my dad and get angry. Well, not anymore. I wrote him a letter and told him how I felt towards him. Now, I feel so much better...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    Dad... I love you, but I can't trust you as much as I did before. And here are my reasons why: You made so many promises you could not keep. When I was young and afraid of my...
    biggerbro biggerbro 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    My dad got really mad at me tonight. He saw the big cut on my face and was yelling at me for messing around with my little sister. I was scared because he looked so angry that I...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    My dad passed away on a hospice bed September 24th 3:30 am 2011 from liver cancer. Liver cancer thankfully is not a more torturous cancer though it has it's acute and unpleasant...
    AquaVelva AquaVelva 41-45, M Mar 8

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    My dad isn't dead but about 4 years ago him and my mom got a divorce because he cheated on her and ever since then I haven't seen him hardly.. He use to be the closest person in my...
    mclovin31321 mclovin31321 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I am 42 in New Jersey. I want loyal girl to whom need daddy. I am sweet daddy but can be aggressive. I get angry very quick if I being disrespected. I don't spank but stop talking...
    manwarkhn manwarkhn 41-45 Mar 16

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    i always forgive people especially those who took my heart away then suddenly throw it away.. i dont know why and how i surpass thing is this situation.. they said im strong and so...
    exor14 exor14 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    It takes a lot to forgive like that true story I've read about a priest who's life was terrorized by the place he went to build a church I can't remember the country. Those thugs...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    If I want God's forgiveness- I have to forgive. Therefore, Lord- please help me to forgive the people who I feel have wronged me as I know that I have wronged you Lord. Please help...
    cadenceblue cadenceblue 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Forgiveness is a mirror. Reflect on what you feel in a situation, empathise and contemplate whoever offended you and wonder at whether it was something to forgive quickly. Taking...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    The last thing he said to me was that he hoped I get raped and died as he was kicking me out. And when my mom was trying to help me he beat her and almost killed her. He's in jail...
    KyHope KyHope 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    I do. But people tend to think that forgiveness=reconciliation. It does not. To me, forgiveness means to let go of the hurt and anger, to free yourself. I forgive some people...
    notthis78 notthis78 36-40, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I never hold on to a grudge. Forgive and move on. Just because I forgive someone doesn't mean I give them a second chance. It just means that I won't let anything bring my...
    dev10251 dev10251 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 2

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    Wether it's physical, mental, or emotional....I never fail to forgive those who have wronged me. There is no point in holding grudges or wanting karma against that person. That...
    atay98 atay98 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    Someday, just for fun, forgive someone who you think doesn't deserve it. It doesn't have to be a big thing; the smaller the better, actually. Just say to yourself, or to whomever...
    AzabethTV AzabethTV 51-55, T 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I have been hurt so many times by so many people and to this day I forgive them and I wish everyone could forgive people because some people don't mean to hurt people and I believe...
    Lillyanna123456789 Lillyanna123456789 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I have tried so hard to forgive it all and let it go, buy there are just some things you have done that I just can't do that. The pain is still there and it is slowly healing and I...
    iwillfly iwillfly 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So things got better, because they broke up in the start of this year (they didn’t even last 6 months, this shows what a b**** she really it and my dad finally realised it.) From...
    Secret179688 Secret179688 16-17 6 days ago

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    I forgive but never forget. Because i never want to be hurt the same way twice.
    KarenIsMyName KarenIsMyName 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    First time posting, but I feel like I need to write this out instead of letting it bottle up inside me. I love my dad, it is contradicting to this post, but I really do love my...
    crescentcheese crescentcheese 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    I did something I thought I'd never ever do!! 3 years ago I lost my brother in a car accident. He was killed by a drunk driver!! and when he died, a part of me died with him. I was...
    keke1432 keke1432 18-21, F Mar 2

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    sure, in a perfect world, I'm very forgiving. it's just that my heart and my head have a hard time with the forgetting part. sure i forgive but the chances that you'll ever be...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I was abused severely in every way imaginable growing up in foster care . I was abused from birth u til I was 14. When I was adopted. I forgive everyone who ever hurt me. holding...
    tylerlh tylerlh 18-21, M 9 Responses Mar 3

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    my 4 year boyfriend who has cheated on me numberous times n I don't understand why?? I'm expecting our 2nd baby together and I've always loved him so much!! I just can't forgive...
    georgieleah georgieleah 22-25, F Mar 8

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    Self forgiveness is important too :) No one is perfect and our mistakes can teach us how to become better. We are worth the kindness to ourselves that we provide others too
    longhorn12 longhorn12 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 9

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    I can't stay mad. I always end up forgiving people, even when they don't deserve it. I forgive to easily... That's my problem..
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 12 Responses Mar 15

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    My friend was pretty bossy to me back in December 2014 before Christmas. It was around two weeks after my grandfather passed away. She invited me to spend the night so I can get my...
    maialove maialove 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I can't hold grudges no matter who you are. For in the end, not only are we just human, but it's something I would like in return. I can't say I won't forgive you, unless I expect...
    CowboysAndAngels CowboysAndAngels 36-40, F 12 Responses Mar 17

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    I forgive people too easily, and I hate that
    lilbiatch lilbiatch 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Forgiveness sets you and the person you are holding unforgiveness for free You hold the keys to open the prison cell of unforgiveness. Turn that key beloved ?
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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