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I How to Forgive When Cheated On

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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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    i have wasted loads of money prior to now on a variety of stuff i have never necessary but my new aim is actually a £ store challange,i intend later on from the spring to pootle...
    Joshua950z5kh8 Joshua950z5kh8 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    To me, it's a strength to be able to forgive, because there's always the risk that the person who hurt you might do it again, but you're strong enough to give them a second chance...
    ginawexler ginawexler 13-15, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I have been with my boyfriend for 4 1/2 years. We met at university through a mutual friend. We don't live together as we live and work in different cities and I am still caring...
    MsRugbygirl19 MsRugbygirl19 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    I'm not sure what to do. My boyfriend and I had been talking for a while before he finally decided to ask me out the other day. Let me tell you a little bit about him. He has had a...
    unluckiestginger unluckiestginger 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I had been married for four months before I found out that my husband, whom I have been in a committed relationship for 9 years including a year-long engagement, cheated on me. It...
    krk314 krk314 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    Some say you should forgive and move on. Now i am not sitting all day and moping around. I am living my life. There are no intense negative feelings attached... No memories...
    Ambiguoustruth Ambiguoustruth 22-25 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I'm sharing this with you because I want to know how I can move forward from this. I do love my husband but I feel so betrayed by his actions. And not just him his family and...
    2011dolly40 2011dolly40 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    we didnt know eachother alot until a day she called me and said she is in hospital for me.i knew she was lying.i thought she is lying bcz she loves me. even after dating she didnt...
    Aarshaam Aarshaam 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    It's been forever since it happened... But i guess those hurt feelings will always remain ? You make memories with people, experience things with them.. And finally they leave an...
    Ambiguoustruth Ambiguoustruth 22-25 3 Responses Aug 3

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    About two months ago I went on a schooltrip. Actually those three days were designated as "Days of religious orientation". This is a thing at my school since it is a katholic...
    kolibrei kolibrei 16-17 1 Response Aug 9

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    I am the wife of a United States Marine. I am also the ex-girlfriend of another Marine, who cheated on me for a year while I waited patiently and faithfully for him at home...
    HeatherMD02 HeatherMD02 18-21 2 Responses Aug 11

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    ForgivenessSo, what could you forgive in your life? How far could someone push you, how deeply could they scar you and you can still let it go. I mean, honestly just let it go...
    MissinMySon MissinMySon 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    I never had a girl friend for obvious reasons until I was doing my 3rd year in communication at University. I got a message from my vice captain back in the tenth grade in high...
    Mostyoung Mostyoung 22-25, M Jul 31

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    Three helpful quotes about the importance and the power of forgiveness: “The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Aug 6

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    When you pulled at something so painful it forced my teeth to grind. When you slashed at something so feeble it made me bleed inside. I forced my rage into a ball. Choke on it...
    isodole isodole 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Long story short; he cheated. pissed off some mutual friends of the mistress. so they messaged me telling me of the child as a way to get back at him, they were hoping that I would...
    SilentRider SilentRider F 6 days ago

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    Forgiving isn't a easy thing to do as I'm sure everybody knows! Therefore can't be a weakness because it takes a lot of understanding and willpower to forgive after their...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    ~I have been cheated on several times in my life. By different people. The first time it happened, the guy I was with was a **** head and sleazy, and I didn't really care but I did...
    Starliteyes24 Starliteyes24 18-21, F Jul 24

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    We had been discussing the possibility of separating for about 4 months. Things were becoming strained between us. We were growing distant and I kept trying so hard to bridge the...
    Navylove19 Navylove19 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I was never one to look through my boyfriend's phone . but when he would sit there and talk about this girl named Allisha all the time that was when I finally snapped . I looked...
    abbyhh25 abbyhh25 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 26

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    So recently I have been going through a lot. An incident occurred and my family has forgiven me and my friends don't think less of me, but for some reason I am not able to forgive...
    mkxhedrick mkxhedrick 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I cheated on my boyfriend, whom i have been a year with, with one of my sisters good friends, who is also in a relationship. The connection we had, was passionate and thrilling...
    gugly14 gugly14 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I have been with my bf for 4 yrs. I found out he cheated once just because the other girl found out about me and confronted me about it. They've been going out for 6 mos. He left...
    justmezel justmezel 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 29

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    “Not to forgive is to be imprisoned by the past, by old grievances that do not permit life to proceed with new business. Not to forgive is to yield oneself to another's control...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Aug 6

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    I just had my second child, he was born last week. This pregnancy was specially hard on me, I was in and out of the hospital. I was sick constantly yet, I tried my best to keep my...
    Thinkpink87 Thinkpink87 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    My ex of 4 years cheated on and gave me an STD. I hate his ******* guys but yet still love him. I have had a little over 2 weeks of no contact and he had tried contacting me once...
    brokenhearted7108 brokenhearted7108 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    "When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Aug 6

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    If Jesus can forgive us all after we have sinned and so badly he had to die for us. If he can forgive us when we repent even if someone were to murder, why can't we forgive each...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 12

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    Theres a lot of wrong being done in the world because people think theyre beyond saving, they could never be forgiven. But im here to tell you, we can forgive one another and it is...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Forgiving. It's the word a hero would use, but no, I'm that badass villain. Forgiving is a fake word, an escape plan for those who are guilty; it is the mental mercy. I will never...
    TheSmartestManOnEarth TheSmartestManOnEarth 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    well that's a lie. i think to be cheated on, you have to have been in a seriousness relationship so I guess it's not even a possibility that I've been cheated on fml
    amyrobbyy amyrobbyy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I don't believe I have ever met someone that truly forgave another...Think of anything! Maybe your dad punched you in the face. And when you got older, he never laid another hand...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    My first normal-ish relationship and he cheated on me.. with my best friend.. my younger sister. We got back together and he cheated on me with some fugly fat chick and she tried...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    "To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness." - Robert Muller "Forgiveness does not change the past, but it...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Aug 6

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    I forgive people no matter what pretty much. I'm terrible at being mad at people. I'll get into an argument with somebody and then I'll not talk to them for a day then I totally...
    skyleryounger skyleryounger 18-21, M Aug 12

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    Second experience with being cheated on. The guy that I was with at the time disappeared on me out of the blue. He said that he was with family but I found it strange that I didn...
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Most people will not forgive others because of the mistakes they made or said to the other person but I believe in forgiveness. We must forgive others...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Aug 12

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    Before I went through an experience that challenged me in ways I never thought possible, I would have said I couldn't forgive. But then I found out what it means to say you truly...
    hannahj26 hannahj26 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago