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I How to Forgive When Cheated On

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    My Husbands Done Again,

    I had an arranged marriage aged 21.  I am now 36.  I have stayed faithful to my husband since we married even though i have never really been in love with him - I mean I never had the opportunity to fall in love or experience a relationship - he was my first.  At...
    indianrani indianrani 36-40 3 Responses Nov 23, 2008

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    He Cheated!

    Well i was talking to my bƒ ƒor a while n i thought i couls start trusting him and i was believing everything he was telling me.So we were working together and i truly believed he was being ƒaithƒul to me. We started talking about how we should move in to an apt. together and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 12, 2011

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    Cheating Wife

    My wife cheated with a co worker and got caught i the act by her other co workers that know me from other jobs
    jcarlisle15 jcarlisle15 41-45 1 Response Sep 3, 2010

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    Bad Breakup

    I am gng through a bad break-up and i could say one thing, all of us who have been cheated are victims of our love and loyalty. It is very difficult to forgive and forget, but one has to let things go. Forgiveness is given to those who commit a mistake unknowingly not to those...
    vishrutranjan vishrutranjan 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 5, 2011

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    Forgiveness

    me and my fiance had a beautiful relationship and i later found out that he cheated and produce a child from that affair. how do i forgive.
    lp05 lp05 31-35 4 Responses Nov 23, 2008

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    My story will probably be the only one

    that has this ending. 7 years ago my ex joined the navy and I attended college. We did the long distance for about 3-4 years and then we moved to the same state. I have been faithful, with him all through two deployments and so forth. I just found out that the last 2-3 years...
    Dandelions9 Dandelions9 22-25, F Jun 13, 2014

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    My Wife Cheated On Using Facebook, I Forgive Her But...

     Obviously there was more to it than facebook, I have a long term illness and she was not getting the attention she needed.  She was able to hook up with an old high school "friend" skumbag who listened and did whatever else it took to get into her pants...
    michael8686 michael8686 46-50 11 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    She Wants Me To Take Her Back

    While I was deployed my wife of 20 years had an affair. She told me, via skype, that she met this person and had fallen in love and was thinking of leaving our family. I immediately rushed homte to try to save my family (costing my my twenty year career). When she picked me...
    Crazyape Crazyape 36-40, M 4 Responses Feb 26, 2012

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    She Wants Me To Take Her Back

    While I was deployed my wife of 20 years had an affair. She told me, via skype, that she met this person and had fallen in love and was thinking of leaving our family. I immediately rushed home to try to save my family (costing my my twenty year career). When she picked me up...
    Crazyape Crazyape 36-40, M 5 Responses Feb 26, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Not on my boyfriend but, on my ex husband and basically every long-term relationship I've had....I felt justified each time. I was married once before to an alcoholic. He would...
    simplysusan01 simplysusan01 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I was dating my boyfriend for 8 years. We lived together in our apartment. He asked me to get a joint bank account and pick out an engagement ring because he wants to get married...
    shshshbear shshshbear 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    (Notice I changed all their names) During the beginning of my freshman year I had a best mate, Jen, that we did everything with. Her and I were never separated, soon, I found out...
    ReverseSmiles ReverseSmiles 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I used to regret this. After seeing how much it hurt the people in my life when it happened to them, I'm glad I never have. I never want to make someone feel that hurt.
    chlopo chlopo 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    My wife cheated on me while I was deployed 3 years ago (she came clean while I was deployed). We've stayed together (kids), but the lack of trust is very tangible. Rarely does a...
    RubixLube RubixLube 26-30, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm more annoyed with all of the proclamations people make about not cheating. "I don't understand it. That's something I could NEVER do." If you haven't cheated, that's great...
    XlizrocksY XlizrocksY 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I don't have a clue where to start this but I will say thank you to anyone who finds the time to read this. The thoughts and memories that are in my head make me think this will...
    Valtboy Valtboy 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    "Kill yourself. Kill yourself. Kill yourself." Those were words that I used to hear all the time back when I was being bullied constantly in high school. And as a result, I...
    Curlatte3845 Curlatte3845 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I see forgiveness as a forgotten path with a sting of hate to your soul, it carries a burning remembrance of pain or hate to build relations between people that have taken a...
    Amazon3 Amazon3 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I am 32 and I have been cheated on 5 times but it hurt me when it was on my birthday on year
    Pittfan82 Pittfan82 31-35, M 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    I believe forgiveness is a key to start a new chapter of your life. When you forgive someone who sins against you, our heavenly father will also forgive you..
    annieIn21 annieIn21 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It makes me wonder.. For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been an outsider. Almost all the girls and most of the guys everywhere I’ve been, have always hated me for some...
    Anon8615 Anon8615 26-30, M a week ago

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    so apperantly my best friend didn't text me or call me for nearly a week.. the last time we spoke "properly" was on friday last week.. a friend of mine came from another city to...
    leyelaxx leyelaxx 16-17, F a week ago

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    so apperantly my best friend didn't text me or call me for nearly a week.. the last time we spoke "properly" was on friday last week.. a friend of mine came from another city to...
    leyelaxx leyelaxx 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Forgiveness is a releasing of Gods blessings in your life. Holding onto bitterness, anger, resentment is like a anchor holding you in the depths of sins dungeon. It's like a cancer...
    lilprincess09 lilprincess09 56-60, F 4 Responses Aug 27

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    My husband and I have both cheated on each other at some point in our relationship. He's been with multiple people, while I see the same person. He told me once that it made it...
    therealher1 therealher1 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 27

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    I cheated on my current bf with an ex twice. He keeps asking about it, but I dont want to hurt his feelings.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 26

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    how do you forgive your lover when they cheated or you suspected they cheated but you chose to forgive them and move on. Its always on my mind and sometimes I bring it up because I...
    epain33 epain33 26-30, F 35 Responses Aug 26

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    It has been a month now, since I found out my husband cheated on me. We have been together for 20 years and have two kids. It was a co-worker and it lasted 6 months. He told me he...
    deleted deleted 26-30 17 Responses Aug 25

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    2 Canadians have committed suicide because of Ashley Madison leak....I suspect many more to come...this makes no sense , didn't they think there would be accountablity one day...
    jocu123 jocu123 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    My fiance cheated on me a few months ago and even though I told him I forgive him I still can't get over it. I think about it every day. He's a great father and relationship isn't...
    duckluver86 duckluver86 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Last night I spent the evening with a friend at a nice martini bar. He was promoting his business and I was lending a hand. After he was finished we hung out with his wife and her...
    Emergingsoul Emergingsoul 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 23

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    I try my best to keep things at peace. As much as possible, I want everyone happy. I adjust to everyone's needs. I often put their needs before mine. But there are some instances...
    ayamesan16 ayamesan16 22-25, F Aug 22

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    why is it so easy for me to forgive others but I haven't been able to forgive myself? It's as if I should have known better. I'm still striving for myself to be perfect and I keep...
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    My fiancé (now husband) cheated on me a month before our wedding and I just found out. We are both Christians, so generally we like to take part in church activities and events...
    Klw7 Klw7 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I forgive you. How many times should I have to say that to one person? When will you understand the concept of unconditional love? You are imperfectly perfect and flawlessly...
    Nikolasmom Nikolasmom 36-40, F Aug 21

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    He was my fiancé when he cheated on me... We're both 18 years old and we just got married on August 8th. I just found out a few days ago that while he was a Christian kids camp...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 21

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    I believe that hate, anger, resentment for past wrongs is an energy held between two people. Buda said that its like holding hot coals in your hand. Even if the other person doesn...
    LILDannaLee LILDannaLee 56-60 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Is there anyone who has cheated on their boyfriend and yet he still forgave you? And how did you forgive yourself and get past it in your relationship? Will the relationship ever...
    CheerMeUp2 CheerMeUp2 26-30, F Aug 21

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    The old saggy ***** had apologized via text message. It was random at like nine at night when I got the message from it. It wrote an incredibly huge paragraph apologizing and...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 21

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    Most of us are doing mistakes sometimes and we should be happy if other people forgive us our mistakes. So we also should forgive other people if they are doing mistakes or even...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I have had my fair share of relationships, and been married a couple of time, but I have never cheated on my SO/Wife.
    chillsdavis chillsdavis 56-60, M Aug 20

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    My boyfriend cheated on me and in April I made him my ex, then he called me a ***** and never spoke to him again but a friend we have in common said he wanted to talk to me but...
    YungAngel17 YungAngel17