I Need Help Forgiving Those Who Have Hurt Me

How to overcome unforgiveness when it seems impossible. 142 People

    They always say forgiveness isn't

    for the other person and I get that, but I still don't want anyone thinking it's okay to hurt me
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 14, 2014

    so I truly need help forgiving people

    who have hurt me... I have a hard time trusting people as Is and I decided to let a guy in my life come into it and be apart of my life we got engaged and last sunday it all came crumbling down telling me every reason I should never trust again he broke off the engagement he...
    alexmorales123 alexmorales123
    22-25, F
    Feb 16, 2015

    Don't Think I Could Even If I Wanted To

    I was taught to forgive and forget and if not forget, at least forgive.But the people who have hurt me, hurt me bad, and ruined my childhood, its because of them that I fight depression, I don't have confidence in myself and so on, I want to forgive them but I don't think I can...
    18-21, F
    Jan 15, 2010

    I honestly do wish it was easier to forgive the

    ones who hurt me. But once i think about what they did to me i become so angry and i don't want to feel this way anymore. I don't see or talk to the person anymore but the pain of what he did to me is still stuck. i want to forgive but it will be so much better if i just forgot
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Sep 29, 2014

    Help Is Something I Won't Need

    If someone hurt me unintentionally, no apologies are needed. If someone hurt me carelessly but not intentionally, the apology is theirs to offer and mine, perhaps, to accept. If someone hurt me consciously, their apology has only a small chance of being accepted. If someone...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Nov 2, 2011

    Forgiving Those Who Have Hurt Me

    Forgiving isn't something which comes easy or easy to do.  The one's who have hurt me, I would forgive regardless.  Others, I may have a harder time, I may or may not and some of the rest, I can't forgive.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 3, 2011

    I'll Tell You Why

    My father and I were never close. Even to this day, I could never have a say I love you to him because he never showed me any love, because he didn't know how to show it. Now, that I'm older and more mature, my father has attempted to behave civil towards me on a number of...
    MySweetLord MySweetLord
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Oct 2, 2009

    I Don't Know If I Can

    I have often thought about the difference it might make to my life if I could forgive those who have hurt me the most. I am normally a very forgiving person but there are two people in this world who so far I am unable to forgive. When someone makes a choice to harm you at your...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 16, 2009

    But How?

    I want to forgive those who have hurt me, but I don't know how. I don't know how to forgive those who have taken so much from me, and left me with nothing, but lots and lots of pain of suffering....   I want to do it, but I am not sure how. I am not sure how to just...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 17, 2009

    Guess I Am Wrong

    i will for give the ones that did it on accident with no problem the ones that used and abused me for so many years no way will i forgive them for the pain they caused and the hell they brought into my life it has taken a long time to even understand displit what they said...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Feb 29, 2012
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