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I Need to Forgive Someone

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    I Can't Forgive

    Shattered Faith Church Sunday morning and church Sunday evening and church on Wednesday night,too. Prayers at betime and prayers at school, Mother teaching the right thing to do. Our values were shared by our kith and our kin, A havenof sweet harmony. T'was a good way to grow...
    gwenwood gwenwood 46-50 1 Response May 28, 2008

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    Will I Be Able To?

    There are a few people I need to forgive. Each will be very difficult in their own way. Each one has abused me to different degrees and in different ways. I don't know that I hate any of them. Hate is such a strong word and emotion. Is it hate when the mere mention of one person...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 19, 2008

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    How do you forgive someone?

    How do you accept an apology you're never going to get? I need help.
    ccpass22 ccpass22 22-25, F Jan 2, 2014

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    StellaNoir StellaNoir 31-35, F Mar 30, 2014

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    To Forgive Or Not To Forgive... That Is The Topic Of This Note.

    In my life i have known forgiveness. I have been in the place of needing forgiveness and receiving it. I have been in the place of power, to be the one who is to forgive. And i have forgiven. There are ugly people in this world who will judge harshly those who have wronged them...
    free2flyagain free2flyagain 41-45 Jan 2, 2011

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    I Dont Know How to Forgive

    i have been raped and neglected my entire life, the people that were supposed to be there for me, to protect me left me behind to deal on my own. these same people sit there and watch me drown my entire adult life and never lifted a hand to help me, but take everything away from...
    wantobeme wantobeme 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2008

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    I Need to Forgive My Ex For Wrongs to My Son

    To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.  Lewis B. Smeades Today as I read this, I knew that this meant that it was time to let go of my anger and resentment in this issue.  It has served its purpose - I have addressed the wrongs of...
    weareonespirit weareonespirit 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 22, 2008

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    Letting Go of Sasha

    Before my husband was my husband he was my best friend. We did everything together, but not in that clingy- can't breathe if we are apart-sort of way. Just two people who like each other a lot spending time together. I made no attempt to hide the fact that I was madly in love...
    Hellthraiser Hellthraiser 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2009

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    Mother Again

    Years of tears and mountains of forgiveness tokens carelessly strewn on the floorboards of my life. She's trampled through on every possible place...stomped out her demands, decreed my unworthiness and proclaimed shame......fashioned punishments ...beatings and insults hurled...
    luvlymi luvlymi 56-60, F Nov 19, 2011

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    Letting Go of Sasha

    Before my husband was my husband he was my best friend. We did everything together, but not in that clingy- can't breathe if we are apart-sort of way. Just two people who like each other a lot spending time together. I made no attempt to hide the fact that I was madly in love...
    Hellthraiser Hellthraiser 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2009

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    Letting Go of Sasha

    Before my husband was my husband he was my best friend. We did everything together, but not in that clingy- can't breathe if we are apart-sort of way. Just two people who like each other a lot spending time together. I made no attempt to hide the fact that I was madly in love...
    Hellthraiser Hellthraiser 26-30, F Apr 20, 2009

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    Please someone tell me how to forgive my ex.

    I suddenly remembered months ago: My ex asked me to make him some egg omelette in pita bread- my new invention, like a wrap switch, easy to eat at work. He wants me to make it for his breakfast to bring to work. I was making them every morning for a week or so, even though I got...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F Oct 4, 2014

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    I Thought I Did ... I Thought I Was Free ...

    but I found recently that I still had some animosity towards someone that hurt me a very, very, very long time ago ... Today I am setting him free ... I forgive him ... I love him unconditionally ... I offer a hand in friendship without any reservations ... I don't fear the day I...
    kinkitty kinkitty 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 22, 2008

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    Many Someones, 7 X's 70 And Freedom

    Forgiveness is the second hardest thing I've ever done. Someone once said to err is human to forgive divine.....Oh yeah....it takes more than just my own natural strength and determination to forgive....especially if the person is is still hurting me... It is something I struggle...
    luvlymi luvlymi 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2011

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    Still Working On Forgiveness

    "Sincere forgiveness isn't colored with expectations that the other person apologize or change. Don't worry whether or not they finally understand you. Love them and release them. Life feeds back truth to people in its own way and time." Sara Paddison Holding on to...
    weareonespirit weareonespirit 51-55, F 6 Responses May 29, 2008

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    Actually a Few Someones.............

    I have forgiven most someones who have hurt me, caused a scar or done me wrong. There are really only 2 or 3 that I have not forgiven as of yet. To be honest I have no idea if or when I will be able to forgive. They have never apologized & I have no idea how to forgive when...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 21, 2009

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    I Am Going Through A Process Of Forgiving....

    my mother for molesting me from infancy through teenage years... she is still a sexual predator. I have to dress like a nun to be around her. Which I hate, being around her that is. She has borderline personality disorder and the way life is right now, is I am taking money...
    mama12345678 mama12345678 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2013

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    A Few People

    I felt a tightening in my chest when I saw this Experience Group because I began to immediately think of the fact that there are a few people that I need to forgive.  Not being able to forgive is a weakness of mine that I'm trying very hard to overcome.   I...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 20, 2009

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    I Need To.. But...

    I just can't bring myself completely to forgive them. I mean, in the end who was hurt? Me. Who got lied to? Me. Who believed every word you said? Me. I'm paying the price now.... I can't believe I let myself fall into the trap. But the point is, you don't seem to care. You don...
    RogueAngelWithoutWings RogueAngelWithoutWings 18-21, F Oct 11, 2010

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    Forgiveness

    What does this word mean? To forgive...or to forget?? Which is it? To truly forgive invokes haughty ideals of letting go of past cruelties done to you...ok, I can see where that might be healthy to do. To forgive may mean to spiritually uplift your ideals and perameters to be a...
    rowenbumble rowenbumble 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2013

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    Needing To Let Go Of The Past Already

    I've wasted a lot of time being obsessed about my man's ex girlfriend. I met him years ago and we had a few dates, and then he got back together with her. I was not heartbroken because we only had a short time together and I wasn't over my ex either. So it was pretty mutual. Then...
    artfulhealing artfulhealing 26-30, F Feb 27, 2012

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    I Have a Problem

    My rage is felt in every single cell of my body. I will forgive when the last star in this universe dies. Other then that one little bit of white hot hate I am a forgiving kind of guy. XXXOOO...DD
    Dewduster Dewduster 66-70, M 6 Responses Apr 20, 2009

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    For Whatever Happened

    To whom this specifically concerns, I know you go on this website to read stories I've written. You say it's because you missed me, my writing, and want to feel connected. There is a lot of misunderstanding when the connection can be made in more direct ways? I would...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 2 Responses May 10, 2009

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    To Move On

    “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 link and get free.” Catherine Ponder “To forgive is to set a prisoner free and...
    FeistyRoadrunner FeistyRoadrunner 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2008

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    I Forgive You.....

    Isn't love and life about forgiveness at times? Sometimes in our lives we are often hurt by the ones we love and we hurt the ones we love in return. As I bask in balmy breezes and 100 degree heat on vacation I have reflected on forgiveness and being able to do this 100% with no...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 14 Responses Jul 21, 2008

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    I feel this very strongly. If you won't be here for me when I need you and I'm at my worst, you will never get anything from me again that isn't cold courtesy. I will never forgive...
    DeGustibus DeGustibus 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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