I Forgive

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 113 People

    To forgive is to set a prisoner free

    and discover that the prisoner was you. Lewis B. Smedes
    novembermoon novembermoon
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 27, 2014

    Still Working On It....

    chanteuse's story about forging her fiance for cheating was truly inspiring.  let me tell you mine:  before we were married, my fiance cheated on me.  i found out he had kissed and did some heavy petting with a girl he met on the beach.  i was furious...
    robyn robyn
    51-55, F
    1 Response Jan 10, 2008

    I Forgive My Fiance

    Last summer, he cheated on me with a mutual acquaintance.  After he admitted it, he continued accepting her calls and emails, even though it was clear she was using him to manipulate her husband (she only wanted to have sex with him as long as her husband wasn't having sex...
    Chanteuse1984 Chanteuse1984
    26-30, F
    Oct 3, 2007

    Thats All

    I just wanted to say that. Just that.
    Opalina Opalina
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 17, 2009

    It's a Revelation

    I can honestly say that I forgive them.  All of them - my exes and uncle who abused me and my father who was never there. I learned from a mutual friend that my last ex is doing pretty well for himself with his job and his music thing.  It made me happy to know that he...
    yoyy yoyy
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 14, 2009

    I Forgave Myself

    For two years I couldn't forgive myself. I blamed myself for unsuccessful relationship with my boyfriend. I thought that it was my fault. I felt really depressed, even in my dreams I couldn't help myself. And finally I faund a book written by psychologist and after reading it I...
    Achaja Achaja
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 16, 2007

    Plunged Into My Memories

    I have thought, analysed and considered I understood that everything has a reason. And the pain goes away.   I would cross all the oceans, Day after day, Only to manage how to reach your heart. I would climb the highest mountain Even with all my insecurity Just...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 20, 2009

    Letting Go

    For taking away my innocence when I was little...I forgive you For letting you take it...I forgive me For all the times you made me cry...I forgive you For letting it define who I am ...I forgive me For leaving her for another woman 15 years your junior...I forgive you For...
    findinme findinme
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jan 17, 2008

    I Just Can't Seem to Stay Mad

    I get p issed, I say what is on my mind, I sulk for a day or so, then I get over it.  Life is too short to hold a grudge.  In the end, sometimes, you find whatever it was that was said or done that hurt you was done with good intentions, not malice.  After a few...
    darlene darlene
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Mar 11, 2008

    Life Is Too Short

    It is impossible for me not to forgive someone I really care about.  Sure, I get angry and hurt, but after a few days, I'm usually ready to forgive and move on.  Life is too short to hold grudges and distance yourself from those you care about.Sure, there are some...
    WastingSpace WastingSpace
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 7, 2010

    I Do Forgive

    I do forgive those that do me wrong but I don't forget.
    aquarius3 aquarius3
    66-70
    1 Response Feb 5, 2012

    Forgive and Forget and Move On

    I used to believe that you could forgive, but never forget if someone did wrong to you.  A few years ago my best friend changed my mind.  She came to visit on my birthday and didn't really know my city that well at the time (New York for me, Boston for her).  I...
    LittleTigress LittleTigress
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Sep 21, 2007

    Time to Move On..

    I forgive  ; the hurtful remarks  when i was young, that stayed with me for years I forgive my Mum for leaving me with my Dad on the verge of puberty, I forgive my Dad for taking out his pain and frustrations  on me, I forgive my Dad for taking a wife 6 years...
    crystalkate crystalkate
    51-55, F
    2 Responses May 23, 2007

    Forgiving One

    For the most part I do believe I am a very forgiving person. If the person is truly remorseful and and sincere in their apology I usually forgive;.but when it comes to my kids that's a different story. If someone were to hurt my children physically or emotionally there isn't a...
    howsab howsab
    31-35, F
    Jul 28, 2011

    I’m Commanded to

    And forgive us our sin, as we forgive those who sin against us. Judge not, lest you be Judge. So I to, must Forgive. It is not easy nor is it fun. But once you are willing to forgive others, then you can start to heal. Healing comes from forgiveness and forgiveness comes...
    LateNightGuy LateNightGuy
    41-45, M
    1 Response May 6, 2008

    JOSEDINERO I forgive you

    for the slanderous comments you have posted about me. Its not your fault that your rejection has caused you to act out in anger, its simply you not understanding yourself. I apologise for rejecting you, but you see, that is no way to introduce yourself to anyone. If you...
    ScarletKnight ScarletKnight
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Apr 25, 2014

    After 10 Years

    How does one start the process - I forgive - I am bleeding from the hurt, pain, anger and resentment
    haines99 haines99
    46-50, F
    Oct 29, 2009

    This One's a Little Harder

    because it involves also forgiving myself and letting go of old grudges finally & completely. then move on to forgiving what was done by someone else - because holding the grudge just holds me back from pursuing my complete happiness. 
    RavenLee RavenLee
    46-50, F
    Sep 21, 2008

    My Ultimate Forgiveness Story

    When my little boy was less than two years old, I was on my way to the doctor and noticed his babysitter driving down the interstate.  Wondering who was 'minding the children' I went to her house to find a stranger there.  Uncomfortable with the situation I grabbed my...
    Sabrina0202 Sabrina0202
    41-45, F
    9 Responses Jan 9, 2008

    Forgiveness is done more

    for oneself, allowing the victim to move forward, past whatever the injurious trespass. Forgiveness allows for relationships to once again be open to the grace of contentment.
    bob237 bob237
    46-50
    Jan 4, 2014

    To Forgive

    To forgive is to give up hope that you can change the passed abuse.  To forgive is to be human feelings . its hard to give it to God as so many will tell you but healing comes when you let it go sometimes you have to ask God for his help in letting go some times asking God how...
    lunnas lunnas
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 10, 2011
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