I Have Forgiven Those That Abused Me

A group for those that have forgiven people that abused them in the past 44 People

    Forgive And Forget...

    They say that people should forgive and forget. I can forgive. But I can't ever forget. What I have experienced has shaped and molded who I am. Has made me a fighter, and made me stronger. But....does that mean that I have truly forgiven?
    KitCat76 KitCat76
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Oct 4, 2010

    Forgive

    I was sexually abused when i was nine by my cousin. I have forgiven them, but the effect it has had on me is huge. I can never forget what they did to me. It is always on my mind even though all i want is to forget about it. The fact it was someone i trusted makes it worse, i now...
    ChloeHannah ChloeHannah
    13-15, F
    1 Response Nov 23, 2011

    Slowly, But Surely

    I have forgiven quite a few people who have abused me. I will say, though, I'm still working on others who's abuse cuts a little deeper than most. I know that I will eventually get there, and I hope for it to be soon, but I will just work through it and let it come naturally. I'm...
    WorkItMami WorkItMami
    22-25, F
    Nov 9, 2011

    I Want To...

    But not for them, and for their peace of mind, but for MINE. I don't want to always have this hate, and Anger inside of me! I just don't want to be an Angry person. I want to be able to forgive those who have hurt me, and abused me, so I  can move on, and be a better, happier...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 21, 2010

    I Forgive Those That Think And Speak Ill Of Me.

    I forgive them no matter what they say or give ill advice about me. Yet; I do not forget the things that are said.
    Snookybear Snookybear
    36-40, M
    Jun 30, 2010

    Related Experiences

    If you want to connect you can contact me on skype (diaperdon69), or email (diaperdon69@gmail.com). Those are probably the easiest, but I also have several other accounts where we...
    diaperdon69 diaperdon69
    46-50, M
    Apr 21
    I havee. I can't say they are my best friends now, but when they were, oh boy did we do some stupid stuff! I think it's only right I end my time here on EP with a positive, fun...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1
    16-17, M
    Apr 20
    If I can have another chance, I will take back the words Ive said I apologize for causing you pain and hurting your feelings. I hope you can find forgiveness in your heart.
    hazaramujahideen hazaramujahideen
    70+, F
    Apr 20
    In the middle of the journey of life, I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost. -Dante I may have lost myself somewhere along this long road home, or...
    KikFindme12thNumber KikFindme12thNumber
    22-25, M
    Apr 20
    This isn't I like to talk about mainly... So I guess it began last year. I met her and tbh she seemed like she couldn't cause any harm. I was 14, she was a bit younger. We just...
    DamageKey DamageKey
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 20
    Isn't it interesting if the one who abused you (assuming someone close) chose to treat you normal afterwards, hoping you forgot about it, but then you tell this person about it and...
    smo0ch smo0ch
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 17
    I don't know of this is sexual abuse or not I'm not sure. I have a fear of men and boys I'm ok with my brother and dad but with others no. It's just mainly guys and men that are...
    Mariavampiremm Mariavampiremm
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 16
    Take a look at an option I created for those eager to have a place to post their experiences: www.teen-concerns.blogspot.com
    Humanist321 Humanist321
    70+, M
    Apr 15
    in some ways I wish he would have done it to me. not him telling me what to do then me doing it to myself. because if he did it then I could blame him but I blame myself and it...
    Forevertired23 Forevertired23
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 14
    # 10 I just finished doing my assignment due in the morning and uploaded it. I wanted to have a quick scroll through ep and came. But I saw a question that made me think. It's...
    Abi936 Abi936
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Apr 14
    I trust. I feel. I love. Somewhere along the way I learn about doubts. Inconsistency and some discrepancy triggers it. Even the slightest simplest of things that don't add up can...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    Apr 13
    I am scared. Utterly terrified. I don't want to lose myself ,drown in this reality which only I know how fake it is. I plead and beg for forgiveness again and again to who..myself...
    sasunaruizlove sasunaruizlove
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 13
    For those that have been betrayed, I want to leave stories in the archives that they might find helpful should they stumble across this site. Is your spouse's cheating your fault...
    kpitup kpitup
    56-60, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    For those that have been betrayed, I want to leave stories in the archives that they might find helpful should they stumble across this site. Is your spouse's cheating your fault...
    kpitup kpitup
    56-60, F
    Apr 13
    5 years ago I joined this forum in hopes to not hurt anymore. Here it is and today I googled women without mothers. I came across this site and decided to join. When I went to...
    NoHurt NoHurt
    31-35
    Apr 13
    So I see people are trying to post more experiences and let more things off their chest and telling their stories before EP closes. So I decided, hey, I might as well join the...
    jaeger053 jaeger053
    16-17
    1 Response Apr 12
    For those looking for other resources on your journey to healing I recommend www.outofthestorm.website for those with cptsd. Also the books The Tao of Fully Feeling and Complex...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 12
    I want to say. This is a really dumb group. And those who know me very well...I don't really get upset at very many things. This is a rare exception. Get turned on or attracted...
    drooniedat drooniedat
    41-45, M
    Apr 11
    Well our time here is nearly over, yes there have been some bumpy rides, lessons learnt and even more things I have learnt about myself. I joined in 2012, over those few years I...
    primnproper primnproper
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Apr 11
    The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of us, but those who win battles we know nothing about.
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 11
    I'm speaking about Aillin Wuornos(a serial killer) in this video. If you have little time,please watch this video. Thank you. https://youtu.be/58v4gZ0Fd4w She got excution and...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
    Apr 11
    I was no older than 6 or 7. I don't even know how it started. I did not realize what had happened until many years later. He is an uncle and sometimes, I can still see his face...
    DeEpInThOuGhT23 DeEpInThOuGhT23
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    I think of all my experiences this one is the most difficult to discuss. I was sexually abused when I was a kid, for many years, but I don't want to discuss the abuse itself, that...
    AwakenEdge AwakenEdge
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 10
    I think , those with low self esteem , anxiety , panic attacks - self worth issues - the problem for them , mostly is caused by not being accepted or treated by society/ people...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 9
    We find comfort among those who agree with us - growth among those who don't.
    Unsatisfiedstace2 Unsatisfiedstace2
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 9
    I don't remember it, just what I heard about it. I am the last in a long chain. I don't have a great line when it comes to sexualy. it was normal. I didn't know how to stop and...
    bigheartsmallworld bigheartsmallworld
    36-40, M
    Apr 9
    I self harm. I've been cutting my legs and arms for about 3 years now. 4 of my best friends know. I was abused, molested, and bullied. I was bullied because people at my old school...
    Choirbabe6 Choirbabe6
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    I have ptsd and cptsd because of it all. It's been really difficult for me, but luckily I'm learning to manage the flashbacks and dissociation better. It's not all been suffering...
    MichaeltheChristLover MichaeltheChristLover
    18-21, T
    Apr 8
    My boyfriend and I fought for 2 or 3 months because I suspected he was cheating when I noticed he started acting differently. It upset me because we shared a love that was...
    CMC93 CMC93
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    I was friends with a psycho manipulative egotistical self-absorbed ***** for five years and she did some damage. The best way to explain how she affected me is with the metaphor...
    tarara0414 tarara0414
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    Fuming. Are we to generalise all those with a limp, or all those who get a physical illness? Are they all the same? Two programs on TV this week where the 'perpetrator' is suddenly...
    happytolearn happytolearn
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Apr 6
    forgiveness is almost always an option. it just depends on if the person is truly sorry works to repair what was lost.
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 6
    WARNING: Bad language... Wowzers. I have had so many girls I know be b_i_t_c_h_e_s to me! NOTE>I will now refer to this word as BEP. 1. There was once this girl, Pouthorley, who...
    YassIknowHowYouFeel YassIknowHowYouFeel
    22-25
    1 Response Apr 5
    The tilde. The squiggly. The ~ symbol. Seeing this symbol makes me feel the rage of Adolf Hitler after overdosing on f'ucking PCP. I just can't express my hatred over this symbol...
    jasonBK1 jasonBK1
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Apr 4
    It happened when I had a private class with a pre-school student. He is just 5 yo. Now, I do stupid and senseless actions/ reactions sometimes and boy... how I did it bad today. So...
    ChannelingTruth ChannelingTruth
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 4
    https://youtu.be/i56AkejYpdE I know I shouldn't but I Love my dark side because I believe in justice so for all the people who was bullied a kid into suicide, or slaughter animals...
    Kornisone Kornisone
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 4
    When you can pray for the happiness and well being of someone who has hurt you deeply,that is true forgiveness.
    SingapuraGirl SingapuraGirl
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 3
    I don't like my house I don't want to live here any more I am 13. my mom remared when I was 2 1/2 my dad died when I was 9 my step dad abused me from age 3 and still is today. I am...
    Jaylen9890 Jaylen9890
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 3
    Tonight is a sad night. It's one of those what should I do nights. The child is at granny's. The hubs is either in the living room or his bedroom, not sure which. I have...
    bethany444 bethany444
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    We were split up after mum died; sent to different foster homes. We both had bad experiences with our mother's partner so had to be. I continued to get abused, but my sister was...
    Ejoyh97 Ejoyh97
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 2
    I see a lot of groups about against child abuse and I'm with that 100%. I see so many posts where a child lives in fear from their parents. Verbal abuse is the worse.But what if it...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 1
    The man who abused me when I was 13 abused my sister. And now my sister wants to press charges which is good but I don't want to get involved. But none of this ever would have...
    jvanalstine15 jvanalstine15
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 31
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