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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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    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...
    indianrani indianrani 36-40 3 Responses Nov 23, 2008

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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...
    Crazyape Crazyape 36-40, M 5 Responses Feb 26, 2012

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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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    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...
    vishrutranjan vishrutranjan 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 5, 2011

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 12, 2011

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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...
    Crazyape Crazyape 36-40, M 4 Responses Feb 26, 2012

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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...
    michael8686 michael8686 46-50 11 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    I have had people question me about forgiveness when I say that one major aspect to healing from being hurt is to forgive those who have hurt you. So I hope this will clarify and...
    myjourneyismine myjourneyismine 51-55, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    We are close knit family. I have a brother and a sister. I am the eldest brother. My sister is 11 years younger to me. When I was 14 , I lost my mother. My sister was hardly 3...
    vdambal vdambal 56-60, M Apr 5

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    He seems happy, even different now. It made me think how unhappy when he was with me. I made him tense, frustrated all the time. I wanted him to travel with me along my Topsy-turvy...
    EmotionJammer EmotionJammer 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    My husband cheated on me with prostitutes. Two a month ago, and once in 2012, when we were separated. He had that one come to our house while our kids were sleeping upstairs. These...
    MrsElizabeth MrsElizabeth 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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    Long story short: I found out my (then) fiancé had cheated on me. I decided to forgive and fight through it. We got married. I found out that it had happened again, so we sought...
    seatothebay seatothebay 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    We were married almost nine years, I was pregnant with our third child and he cheated. Everything was a lie! Here we are two years later and the scars are still so very real and...
    undecided423 undecided423 31-35, F Mar 29

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    I just found out yesterday that my girlfriend cheated on me with one of her coworkers. We'd been together for over two years. I'm so lost and confused. I feel so weak and unloved...
    MrStayPositive MrStayPositive 22-25, M 7 Responses Mar 18

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    I do believe in forgiveness. This doesn't mean forgetting though, let's make that clear. Forgiveness is a very complex concept to grasp; is it saying "it's fine" to something...
    cassidysc cassidysc 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    "Since when is forgiveness a better quality than loyalty" I've always been a stubborn individual just like my father and one of the biggest vices I have is being too prideful...
    Cantbelieveit20 Cantbelieveit20 22-25, M Apr 7

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    I will write about this. I actually kind of want to have at least one story for each experience I've got listed, but I doubt I will ever manage all of that. I will preface the...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I have been cheated on alot. My first long term relationship ended in me finding out he had cheated on me atleast 5 times. When i eventually moved on, i got cheated on again, same...
    Soldottern Soldottern 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't think I can forgive my husband for the way that he acted when my father got sick and passed away from prostate cancer after a 10 year battle against it. My dad was pretty...
    idk8 idk8 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    The choice to forgive is not only the right thing to do, but the strongest thing you can do for yourself. To forgive is to put your own pride aside and be the bigger person... To...
    autumnslove autumnslove 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    To start I got married at 19 and let me say we were so infatuated with each other it was perfect. Shortly after being married his temper sky rocketed, his job was killing him, he...
    cassielee44 cassielee44 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Ten days before Christmas my husband of almost 12 years at the time (together almost 18) gave me a kiss, told me he loves me and left to go shopping for me. It was a Sunday night...
    brokenbecauseofhim brokenbecauseofhim 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    How can I after the days months weeks he hasn't talked to me for or not cared about me... Since I was about 4 I used To see him some weekends he kept saying we are going to do...
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My last boyfriend was my first love, and everything was perfect between us. He told me he wanted to be with me forever, we were planning on moving out, and everytning was great...
    visionsofexile visionsofexile 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    Forgiveness I have done many things in the dark, things I'm not proud of, things that I need to ask forgiveness. But I haven't. I have not looked for forgiveness for my sins, and...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I cheated on my abusive bf. I've lived with him 3000 miles from my home and family for 2 years now. He is insanely jealous and short tempered, also very immature and likes to start...
    Jevely Jevely 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I have done something wrong, I can't live with the guilt, I have to tell the person who I have wronged that I am sorry. The last time I apologized to someone, they forgave me...
    londonqueen londonqueen 22-25, F Mar 17

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    My first boyfriend cheated on me with several of his ex girlfriends. I was 17 when I got with him and he was 18. He was somewhat of a player before me so I probably should've known...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    Hi everyone, First thank you for reading this post. Second I apologize for the run-on sentences. I have been very depressed for the past few months and don't know where else to...
    flowersmakemehappy flowersmakemehappy 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    i always forgive people that hurt me,my mom has this same habit even she forgives people who hurt her i dont know why i have such a soft heart i dont like to take revenge,even if i...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't believe in forgiveness...at least I don't anymore. I used to be able to forgive people for small or big things, but now there's no such will inside me to forgive anyone...
    WithoutHope00 WithoutHope00 22-25, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    This is the first step to healing..whenever someone does me wrong, the first thing I do is say "I forgive you, it's in the past" because it honestly is!! Trust me when I say I've...
    YoursTrulyLina YoursTrulyLina 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    In high school I had bad depression. I had no idea what to do with myself or how i really felt. There were 2 guys. Guy 1: i ended up dating for a couple weeks and i knew it...
    emmysauraus emmysauraus 16-17, F Apr 3

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    I've learned forgiveness is possible and makes way for growth and love. Before I go any further I am going to make a disclaimer: this story will be a short novel about my life...
    RedHotCrazyPerson RedHotCrazyPerson 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I have been cheated on many times I'm sure. The first and most memorable was my first love. Cheated on me 3x and that 3rd time I cheated on him and boy did that feel good. He...
    GreekGoddesz GreekGoddesz 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    This post is for ep member 3 and those I may have hurt unwillingly.If YOU DON'T FORGET AND FORGIVE ,IT WILL BECOME A BIGGER PROBLEM FOR YOU.Good to forgive ;Best ,to forget...
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    My boyfriend cheated on me last year. Long story short, he slept with her in our flat, in our bed I should say, and I found out the next day when I found him hypo-glycemic. That...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was not always like this. I loved him, I can't ever see him upset and I could never be angry over him, but right now I am. I though he was my best friend and I had fallen for...
    Alveira04 Alveira04 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Don’t live your life with hate in your heart. You will end up hurting yourself more than the people you hate. Forgiveness is not saying, “What you did to me is okay.” It...
    serachii serachii 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    I realize that everyone doesn't deserve forgiveness because I am not looking for sympathy if a person can't admit to me that they messed up I cant forgive that person and why...
    cantfoolthewise cantfoolthewise 31-35 Mar 19

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    I thought everything was perfect in my relationship, I had given up my family and my home to be with the girl, but not long afterwards she cheated on me with someone I know (and...
    Kurt18 Kurt18 18-21, M Mar 19

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    I just recently found out that my boyfriend of almost 5yrs was cheating on me .. he confessed it to me .. so I gave him another chance.. has anyone ever been cheated on and took...
    cococrispies91 cococrispies91 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I think one of the worst things that has come out of cheating and ending my relationship, is that I'm in love with the woman I cheated with... It makes me feel like such a horrible...
    rajasaeed rajasaeed 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    I've been cheated on by my boyfriend they were signs there and I kept asking him to tell me the truth because if not the truth will come out, well it did I was hurt cuss him out...
    cara12345 cara12345 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Hello everyone... Seriously.. How do u move on after being cheated on.. It has been 2 freaking years. I am still with my boyfriend (the cheater) but we keep on fighting and...
    Confusedgirlforever Confusedgirlforever 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    My boyfriend has emotionally cheated so far. I am not sure if he has had sex with anyone else but he says he hasn't. So far I believe him on that but I don't believe him on the...
    AdaLove17 AdaLove17 26-30 Mar 29

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    Life is a long journey...we meet so many people when we are traveling that...we cannot stop in front of one person and hate him as we have to go far in our journey...you don't need...
    chethaki chethaki 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I'm feeling very down today.... I started feeling bad last night. I was thinking about all the times my husband cheated. We were talking about it. He tries do hard to make me feel...
    brokenbecauseofhim brokenbecauseofhim 31-35, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    In August of 2013 my bf dropped me off at home after his cousins 21st Birthday party that we celebrated together. Once he got home he called me and told me that he had cheated on...
    Bluestarrr Bluestarrr 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Well finally I thought of sharing something after thinking for a while because I am sure I am not the only one who go through some thing like this. I am from a mix family Russian...
    PB90210 PB90210 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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