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I Forgive Quickly

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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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    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 15 Responses Aug 8, 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Any one that hurts me I forgive very quickly

    people tell me it's bad but I just can't stand the pain on heart of not forgiving someone for hurting me even if they did the worse thing possible I forgive them because everyone deserves a second chance or at lease to me they do
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 Apr 17

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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 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 Aug 21

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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 Aug 24

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    Its not forgiving others... Its forgiving myself... Ive done something so terrible that its been a year and it still eats me on the inside. I will never forgive myself over...
    TeddyOrTeddie TeddyOrTeddie 13-15, M 5 days ago

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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 1 Response Aug 28

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    I forgive everybody else, but your self is the hardest to forgive. I want to forgive me. Do you forgive me? Will you treat me better than I have been treated?
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I grew up without a father and yet I was never really one of those kids that questioned why. When I was seven, my mother met my step father. At first he floated into our lives and...
    Ditzstressed Ditzstressed 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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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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    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 2 Responses 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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    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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    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 Aug 21

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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 Aug 25

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    "Forgive them even if they are not sorry"
    margai margai 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 18

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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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    And I will forgive everyone here for not wishing me happy birthday today lol
    WigginsEP WigginsEP 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 24

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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 Aug 25

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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 Aug 27

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    He didn't deserve my forgiveness, but i still gave it to him.
    BrutallyHonest316 BrutallyHonest316 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    Seldom do I forgive because I do my best at staying away from any area where I would have to apologize.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Aug 30

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    Never in a million years. I don't think I'll ever forgive my mom for what she did to me. I've always been kinda mistrusting at first, naturally wary. It can take months, even...
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    “When you forgive, you in no way change the past -- but you sure do change the future.” ~ Bernard Meltzer
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Aug 30

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    I've done wrong and satan is very alluring and is always there to tempt u. Forgive me father for I am a sinner and not even close to perfect. I am just a man in a sinners world
    Sexyandfun1977 Sexyandfun1977 36-40, M Aug 31

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    As angry as I was. As upset as I was. I forgive you for the pain you put me through. Now you are experiencing pain of your own, and I want you to know you can battle through it. I...
    trb98 trb98 13-15, F Sep 1

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    I just don't know how. I have a list of people that I need to go down and try to forgive each one of them for myself.
    achantal achantal 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Some people enjoy being the thorn in your side. How do you forgive active malice?
    LifeDispenser LifeDispenser 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    Time does not heal all wounds...The key is to gain closure by starting a dialog with those who have wronged you in the past, accepting that not everyone is at the same level or...
    TabbyBD TabbyBD 70+, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    After all they're my parents they'd given me life and almost everything else. Hell even if they are worse than they are I'll still be able to forgive and forget because they could...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    when my mom was in hospital i didnt go to see her..beacz i couldnt see her in hospital..it was really heartbreaking...i think its all moms wish to see their children before death...
    1golenaz 1golenaz 18-21, F 1 Response