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I How to Forgive When Cheated On

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    One forgives to the degree that one loves.
    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    Last week, my now ex-girlfriend came to me with a "problem" I thought she wanted to break up with me. After a lot of me questioning her, I finally discovered that she had been...
    therushgeek therushgeek 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    In my past I was seeing a man who already had a girlfriend. In other words I was "The other woman" I was young , stupid , naive and inlove. I trusted this man. I spent THREE years...
    xBambi xBambi 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    There is an ending to everything..Sometimes pleasantsometimes not... this one is turning out ..not.Been in a net relationship since last year with a girl I have found out has been...
    second2015 second2015 26-30, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    cheated on is not the word I have been cheated on by every single boyfriend and they said it was cause other girls were better looking which at time was bitter about it but it...
    susan1983 susan1983 31-35, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was cheated on twice. My ex cheated on me with my best friend. First time I walked in o them. Second d time I found a used Condom he had thrown in the waste basket. Ever since I...
    Kharma4 Kharma4 36-40 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My boyfriend and I broke up and it really hurt me. He called today and I didn't answer then he text me and we went back and forth for a while about random things but I had to tell...
    reynanv reynanv 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    As people, I think we all do things that hurt others. Some things may cause more hurt than other things, but we all do it. There are times where the hurt is unintentional. Things...
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'm a very forgiving person but I do not forget. I forgive people but I don't let them walk over me. Once someone has betrayed me I take a mental note not to trust that person. so...
    EarthLorde EarthLorde 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Is it possible to forgive someone who cheated on you in college? We are both out of school now and he is currently in Bootcamp for the Army and now all of these emotions are...
    kat115nk kat115nk 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 27

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    Like I've mentioned before I was raped by my stepfather when I was 10 years old. While I know without a doubt that what he did was wrong I am still finding a place in my heart to...
    hannahphillips hannahphillips 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I have always believed that forgiveness is very important. I would actually say it is one of the keys to happiness. I am always quick to forgive. Holding onto unforgiveness is...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 25

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    I just like 30 minutes ago found out that my boyfriend of almost a year was cheating on me. This is actually one of the worst pains I've ever felt before, he treated me like I was...
    emilywats1 emilywats1 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    I believe that there is a difference between forgiveness and trust. Everyone deserves forgiveness, not everyone deserves to be trusted again.
    underlyinghonesty underlyinghonesty 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    As some know, my husband cheated on me a little over a year ago. I have became a women full of anger towards him. I never was an angry person and really had my **** together. My...
    CountryLife83 CountryLife83 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 23

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    I was being nosy and looked up an ex. He has a wedding registry this year. I had a feeling he was getting married or was already married. I don't like this ex. So idky i felt so...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    And lied to, had the wool pulled over my eyes, loved an enemy in disguise. Trusted, given, been forsaken and forgiven. But how can you forget? I need to release you and cut ties...
    BreakingBored BreakingBored 41-45, F 8 Responses Jul 22

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    I have a complicated situation. The guy I cheated on my boyfriend with is my ex, who I'm still in love with. You see, it'd been forever since we'd talked, and we sat fown and...
    selfh8ter98 selfh8ter98 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Have you ever met someone in your life that you knew that you had a deep connection with. Well I had and he was my first real love. We were together for 2 and 1/2 years. He wasn't...
    rose0605 rose0605 18-21, F Jul 21

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    How strong it has made me. I have gained great strength in asking for forgiveness. Most fell I am weak because I am sincere and humble. Little do they know. I am strong and bold...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    People want you to forgive but forgiving is really hard. My mother used to abuse me when I was a kid as almost everyday it felt like hell and everyday I lived in fear thinking...
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    I was dating this guy I worked with... We started dating in April of this year. I finally said yes to being his girlfriend after I knew I was going to quit. I just did not want to...
    deniseee deniseee 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Hello there, I would like to show my sad sad story which is true. My mother has kicked me out for the fourth time and as I write this, I am still kicked out. How does this all...
    MikeTheAngel MikeTheAngel 13-15, M Jul 17

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    My boyfriend of 6 years cheated on me in January and I barely found out about over a week ago... The only time he met up with the girl was when the cheating happened. But he...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 16

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    You may have done some things wrong, but I know you have done a lot of things right too. I forgive you for what you did, because I want you to have more opportunities to do it...
    beachesandsunshine121 beachesandsunshine121 26-30, F Jul 16

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    I know im not perfect and I probably have hurt people but I don't care once hurt im not forgiving you. immature some may say yes . I honestly don't care its not in my nature to...
    Multicolour12 Multicolour12 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    My boyfriend of three years cheated. We got past it and he blocked her and I thought we were okay, despite me feeling like **** when I'm with him bc I can't trust him. Now he is...
    nadiabowls nadiabowls 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Forgiveness is essential to our well being. Never waste time on grudges, anger, anxiety or unhappiness, forgive and let that complete forgiveness give you the inner peace and...
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I think it's hilarious how we just had an installer over and just about that time he was cleaning up, the installer asked my husband in front of me if it's ok to give his phone...
    CandyCrushers CandyCrushers 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 15

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    My girlfriend cheated on me with someone she met before me. Basically I was pushing her away but I didn't know another potential guy was in the picture. I am trying to get her...
    NeedToTalk2015 NeedToTalk2015 31-35, M Jul 15

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    I don't think that forgiveness is always necessary or helpful. I had one person that I tried to forgive for years, and I couldn't do it. No matter what I tried, I couldn't forgive...
    thunderstormwatcher thunderstormwatcher 36-40, M Jul 15

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    I always believe in forgiveness. If you cheated on me that's different. If you cheated on me, don't come near me, don't come back to my house to give me flowers for your sorriness...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    So here I am, another sleepless night with too much on my brain. Am I right where I belong? Do I deserve more? Better? Less? Worse? What is waiting for me if I leave the only life...
    DisappearIntoSilence DisappearIntoSilence 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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