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I Forgive Quickly

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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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Sometimes I wish I could hate I wish I could

    hold onto the anger but I can't I just push it down then later I get mad at myself for being a pushover sometimes I yell at myself because I'm too forgiving sigh I guess this is just who I am
    boxgirl1987 boxgirl1987 26-30, F Nov 23, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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 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, 2014

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    I mean what's the point in staying angry with

    someone for very long. Just deal with it and move on.
    doodlebug224 doodlebug224 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have an urgent need to forgive myself for something I did in high school. For years I've been very harsh with myself about this mistake and I've been telling myself that what I...
    NamelessNomad NamelessNomad 22-25, F Jan 20

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    That scripture makes so much sense. The theme was forgiveness and confession/repentance. I admitted a part of me was jealous and he admitted that he crossed the line. He said he...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    A while back someone asked me a question when I responded on a sexless marriage forum. I never answered the question, but thought about it for quite some time now. They wanted to...
    sundancesoul sundancesoul 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I forgive but I never put myself in the position where I will have to forgive for the same transgression from same person again.
    regalshewolf regalshewolf 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Forgiveness is awesome once it's over. It actually keeps us from death. We have to forgive those that we love and some that we just don't care for either. When we apologize to...
    kjmckenzie43 kjmckenzie43 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    We all mess up from time to time. End up hurting someone....causing someone to cry at some time or another....they may have even hurt us...,maybe to the point where we feel we...
    shakenama shakenama 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Ok being a Capricorn first of all we rarely forget and nor do we forgive easily too, but I suppose that being the type of person that I am I guess when you hurt me to a certain...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.
    cat20079 cat20079 36-40, M Jan 10

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    I guess since I forgive others it makes me a target for mean spirited people. I have no choice though, If I harbor the badness then I hurt myself. It just eats at me when I feel...
    Stuart3 Stuart3 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 11

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    We all do mistakes, sometime we mess up. Nobody is perfect, its better to forgive people for what they did. Its a great satisfaction. But if its happening again and again or...
    mike15121 mike15121 22-25, M Jan 11

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    To conclude my one year saga. I pushed everyone away after some bad stuff, and moved away really far, but a few days ago I contacted my "old" friends and they're really happy to...
    jonnyculliere jonnyculliere 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    so I am trying to forgive and move on but its alot harfrr than what I had thought it would be.. so maybe someone can help me out. let me tell you what is going on my fiance broke...
    alexmorales123 alexmorales123 18-21, F Jan 16

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    I will forgive you -not for your peace of mind - but for my own. I deserve to move on even through the mistakes you've made. Just because I've forgiven you does not imply we will...
    LoveOverHatred LoveOverHatred 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Its true , forgivness its an attribute of the strong ...but how can u forgive , when the existence of that person reminds u of his sin , its also true that we dont hate people we...
    FreedomVirus FreedomVirus 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    There's a dark bubbling rage inside everyone... It comes naturally for some to ignore it, and be able to move on with life... I used to forgive and forget easily, but now I've got...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    Of course I'm going to hold a grudge. Why would I do somebody a favor after they servely tore my confident up and stomped on my heart until the blood froze and shattered. Why would...
    mightymouse69 mightymouse69 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    As much as I love my birthday, what they say is true: Capricorns rarely forgive, and they never forget.
    sugarfooties sugarfooties 66-70 4 Responses Jan 10

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    People can make their way into my life and have experiences with me. But they must rememeber that when they wrong I do not forget. I will rememeber forever, and I will not be to...
    shur09 shur09 13-15, F Jan 10

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    i can forive easily ....even saying i will not but its come to forgive poeple who hirt me 1day !!
    dinadana dinadana 31-35, F Jan 11

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    to a certain degree. there's always extinuating circumstances but with the big oopses. once is a mistake twice is a habit. I can forgive but forgetting is another story
    sixtens sixtens 36-40, F Jan 13

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    My mother died and I went on a long holiday overseas. I went to a sunny place and realized how lonely I was how broken how incomplete. I had many awkward experiences with women on...
    Borabudur Borabudur 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    I won't ever forgive you. For making me fall in love with you, for making me feel like it was you I was meant to be with forever. I hate the way you made me want to get dressed up...
    H3lt3rSk3lt3r H3lt3rSk3lt3r 18-21, F Jan 14

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    Try to forgive myself everyday but a lot of people keep me from it
    cassyc cassyc 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    No matter how hurt I am, I still choose to love you. I forgive you.... Still remember? If you lose yourself, I will find you!!!! You are my clarity!
    maleficent08 maleficent08 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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