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I Forgive Quickly

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    I Always Have

    I always forgive quickly. Some have told me too quickly. Almost as soon as the slight or argument are done ... I've forgiven. I don't hold grudges, times too short for that. I can't say this for those around me, it's definetly not their way. For what it's worth ... I already...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2008

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    However...

    I do not forget.  People are slow to change and often repeat their mistakes.
    bricmpt bricmpt 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 28, 2009

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    I Just Don`t Have the Time to Carry a Grudge

    it takes to much time and energy.i useually get over it the same day.and as long as people don`t keep on with it,i will forgive.but those who just keep on pilling it on will get what they want.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Aug 23, 2009

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    It Depends Largely On....

    how bad it is ,and what it is I am supposed to forgive and the regretfulness of the sinner. I won,t forgive an UNREPENTANT gross act such as someone raping me or nearlly killing me or cheating on me or hurting my children....you catch the drift?? forgiveness and the GENNUINE...
    blondiesindy blondiesindy 36-40, F May 2, 2008

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    I Always Have and Always Will

    Even when I younger I forgave really easy.Someone could have beat me left me in my blood all day and when I got up I would get up hug the person that did it and tell him sorry  for makeing him mad.I have done that one a couple times.I have also  forgave people for ...
    littleboyblue16 littleboyblue16 18-21, M Aug 6, 2009

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    Forgive and . . . Er, Forget.

    Forgiving is not a problem for me. I let things go too easily, and I know it. But even with big problems, it's easy for me to forgive - the hard part is to forget. I'm not sure whether it's better to forget or not, but sometimes I wish I would just leave it all behind. I hold...
    Quetzal Quetzal 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 29, 2008

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    People Make Mistakes...

    I forgive most things quickly. People screw up, are selfish or don't think about consequences. Just sincerely being sorry is all it takes to get my forgiveness. My biological father for leaving before my birth and my schoolmate for raping me at 9 are exceptions, as you can...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 3 Responses May 2, 2008

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    Forgive What?

    In my entire life, there has been a small handful of people I've never forgiven.  It takes a force of nature to get me to that point.  Alas, some people have driven me that far.  I can only think of three right now, and two of them were from my secondary school...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 31, 2009

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    With Fault

    I don't know what it is but I've never been one to hold a grudge or remain angry at anyone longer than a few minutes. It's like the moment I get angry I feel like maybe I was wrong- so I forgive. I was told as a child "Don't go to bed angry at anyone" the solid fact of the...
    Linxer Linxer 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 22, 2010

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    Wow

    I was writing a story for over two hours and my browser crashed. But I was almost done writing it and realized some things. I figured I wasn't going to publish it since it was so long and detailed...then poof! All gone! I would be upset but I forgive you internet...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 4 Responses May 10, 2009

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    To Err Is Human, To Forgive Divine

    I like that quote. It takes a lot to get me angry or upset, I tend to be able to put up with a lot. I tend to get over things rather quickly. People aren't perfect and they will make mistakes, I wish people were more accepting and understanding of others but we all...
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 12, 2009

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    This Is a New Concept For Me ...

    I am learning, and just as anything that is new, it takes practice. I spent much of my adult life, and all of my married life, holding onto old resentments. It takes too much of my energy to do this. For me - forgiving is something that I WANT and HAVE to...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2009

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    I kinda hate that about myself.

    . Ive been lied to and betrayed so many times yet I forgive so easily its just in my nature. I just cant hold on a grudge on someone for too long cause its like what if (God forbid) something ever happened to that person and I didnt get a chance to tell them how I really felt...
    ginamarieexoxo ginamarieexoxo 18-21, F Feb 12

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    I Forgive Quickly

    My dad in particular has screwed our family over in so many ways, There are times when the arguments get so bad the police have to brought in to make sure nothing happens. I blame him mostly for my anxiety I mean how can a man try to choke his own daughter (i dont give a **** if...
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F Jun 25, 2010

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    I've Always Been That Way...

    When I was younger I used to forgive people easily all the time. They could've done the worst thing possible to me and I would still forgive them as quick as possible. I guess it's just a part of my faith.
    Val3ntine Val3ntine 18-21, F Apr 4, 2010

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    Here is Practical Explanation about Next Life,

    Purpose of Human Life, philosophical/religious facts, theories etc. ___________________________ *********** Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what...
    madhav1 madhav1 22-25, M Dec 10, 2013

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    Yes I Do

    I forgive easily and I forgive fast too, but the consequences affect me for a long time. I forgive, and I keep no hard feelings, but that does not mean that things go normal again as they were. It takes me long or i wonder if i can just overlook it, but then knowing me I will...
    Floydian Floydian 22-25, M 16 Responses Aug 8, 2009

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    Way Too Quickly

    me and one of my friends were just recently discussing this. (and yes, if you read this, you know exactly who I'm talking about). see i have this one friend who's my best friend. is it because she's always there for me? not really. actually, she's rarely there when i need her...
    garbanzobean garbanzobean 22-25, F Feb 17, 2008

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    I forgive easily, but I never forget.

    I can't hold grudges. I just push everything far away into the back of my mind. Some say it's unhealthy, but I'm happier that way.
    teejayy23 teejayy23 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Lifes Too Short to Hold It

    i used to hold alot of hatred for people because of the way iv been treated i let it go, now i feel a lot happier-  this people dont have a hold on me anymore
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M Sep 20, 2008

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    Over Time, I've Learned

     I used to hold grudges and hate on the world and everybody in it but now, I feel that by holding grudges, I am just wasting my time, effort,and feelings towards stupid things.   Things happen in life. Let go because we all die in the end. It is a difficult journey...
    reset reset 18-21, F Aug 5, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I don't think I can forgive my husband for the way that he acted when my father got sick and passed away from prostate cancer after a 10 year battle against it. My dad was pretty...
    idk8 idk8 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have had people question me about forgiveness when I say that one major aspect to healing from being hurt is to forgive those who have hurt you. So I hope this will clarify and...
    letscelebratelife letscelebratelife 51-55, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Forgiveness I have done many things in the dark, things I'm not proud of, things that I need to ask forgiveness. But I haven't. I have not looked for forgiveness for my sins, and...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    I don't believe in forgiveness...at least I don't anymore. I used to be able to forgive people for small or big things, but now there's no such will inside me to forgive anyone...
    WithoutHope00 WithoutHope00 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I've learned forgiveness is possible and makes way for growth and love. Before I go any further I am going to make a disclaimer: this story will be a short novel about my life...
    RedHotCrazyPerson RedHotCrazyPerson 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    "Since when is forgiveness a better quality than loyalty" I've always been a stubborn individual just like my father and one of the biggest vices I have is being too prideful...
    Cantbelieveit20 Cantbelieveit20 22-25, M Apr 7

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    The choice to forgive is not only the right thing to do, but the strongest thing you can do for yourself. To forgive is to put your own pride aside and be the bigger person... To...
    autumnslove autumnslove 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Don’t live your life with hate in your heart. You will end up hurting yourself more than the people you hate. Forgiveness is not saying, “What you did to me is okay.” It...
    serachii serachii 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    i always forgive people that hurt me,my mom has this same habit even she forgives people who hurt her i dont know why i have such a soft heart i dont like to take revenge,even if i...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    We were married almost nine years, I was pregnant with our third child and he cheated. Everything was a lie! Here we are two years later and the scars are still so very real and...
    undecided423 undecided423 31-35, F Mar 29

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    I feel like crying, screaming, swearing, punching, thrashing, sprinting to the other side of the world and back again, I feel hot, I feel desperate.... I feel like I don't know...
    jeweldoggy jeweldoggy 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Life is a long journey...we meet so many people when we are traveling that...we cannot stop in front of one person and hate him as we have to go far in our journey...you don't need...
    chethaki chethaki 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    if you don't forgive, there's more weight to your shoulders. why carry more trouble than u already have? grudges drain your energy, i don't bother. forgive and move on
    basedgodschild basedgodschild 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    How can I after the days months weeks he hasn't talked to me for or not cared about me... Since I was about 4 I used To see him some weekends he kept saying we are going to do...
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    It is easy for me to forgive others, why is it so hard to forgive myself?
    memyselfandi27 memyselfandi27 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    People make mistakes. Even the best person can mess up. It's okay to be upset, but sometimes losing a friend isn't worth staying angry. Know when to forgive, even when it's hard...
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I believe that ultimately God will judge/forgive sins, but at the same time that there is great value in confessing whatever you have done to another person, not exclusively sins...
    esmeraldream esmeraldream 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I was not always like this. I loved him, I can't ever see him upset and I could never be angry over him, but right now I am. I though he was my best friend and I had fallen for...
    Alveira04 Alveira04 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I really need to forgive myself.
    StellaNoir StellaNoir 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    In high school I had bad depression. I had no idea what to do with myself or how i really felt. There were 2 guys. Guy 1: i ended up dating for a couple weeks and i knew it...
    emmysauraus emmysauraus 16-17, F Apr 3

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    All i have to say is if God and Jesus can forgive us all, why can't I when I'm made in their image?
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    No. It does not work like that. You do not forgive because you want people to walk right over you...even though sometimes it could be interpreted that way and they call you a...
    Psychologica Psychologica 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I forgive them for they know not what they do.
    TeKKeeVee TeKKeeVee 61-65, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I make mistakes and learn from it. I am not perfect. No matter how well you are doing without me, holding a grudge is only going to hold you back from being fully happy. I may not...
    TearfulNights22 TearfulNights22 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    If something is left upon someone having significant consequences, then it is likely to stay. About two years ago, an old bully I knew from middle school contacted me on Facebook...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    One day I got in a huge fight with my best friend. And ever since the fight, we don't talk anymore. It's sad because I loved her to pieces because she was my best friend; I told...
    HappyMarie7 HappyMarie7 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I do, but for some people it will take time, time will heal wounds better than anything else. It is hard to forgive, but it used to come very easily to me when I was small. Then...
    NTC123 NTC123 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have had the problem of trusting too quickly. Giving my all in a situation where the person didn't give half of their all. I have been dumb at times believing that someone...
    LoveHard2014 LoveHard2014 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I've never got on with my sister even as kids. She used to try and bully me then and now she's Married with her kids she still tries. I'm not surprised but it's sad that she hates...
    Kittyissad Kittyissad 41-45 3 hrs ago

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    My sister and i doesnt like each other, i like to fix our relationship but she doesnt have any respect to me, her big sister. That makes me want to strangle her.... I dont think...
    kaitlinpeige kaitlinpeige 13-15, F Mar 31

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    I ruined something amazing. It's a long story but I'll start on the night that we met. We'll just call him dd coz he was supposed to be the dd. Anyway, I was really drunk and didn...
    whitterz whitterz 22-25, F Apr 1

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    It's not easy but... It's worth it!!! Do yourself a favor and let go of the pain caused by those suckers!
    mamachi mamachi 26-30, F Apr 4

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