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I Need to Forgive Someone

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    StellaNoir StellaNoir 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 19-21, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2008

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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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    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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    I miss the feeling of being needed by someone. To be loved and left is the most difficult thing in the world. He was my best friend and now, we're just strangers.
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    I feel like I'm breaking, eyes swelling with tears. I've helped many people on here and I'm wondering if someone could help me now. I just need a little positivity I don't need...
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    I want to talk to someone as if they were my lifelong best friend. I have a lot I need off my chest. I would love to make a friend on here that wants to be good long distance...
    Loops29 Loops29 18-21, F 11 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I like at least three people on here. 4 including the deleted profile Austin who was close but not quite friends with Jay and Corey. However, most of them ended up taken. Some...
    xXxfakerhaterxXx xXxfakerhaterxXx 13-15, M 5 hrs ago

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    Do I have someone? Yes Do I feel sad? Yes Do I want to run away? Yes I need my personal shoulder!! And I really do need that
    SwanLake78 SwanLake78 36-40, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I have a really clingy friend. I wouldn't say ' friend ' but yea... So let's start from the beginning. She was a junior and she like poking people. She once poked a good bud of...
    jonho10 jonho10 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Hay I could use someone to talk to.I recently left abuse. I'm going crazy.he was so mean. He had no remorse. He nearly killed me. Choking..kicking..slapping...outright...
    amtired amtired 22-25 5 Responses 36 mins ago

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    Throughout the past year or so, I've been through a lot. My emotions have been everywhere. I've laughed, cried, and everything in between. And for what? One guy. I'm a teenager and...
    gummball gummball 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    Very very bored :") if any one need to talk message me
    john4guci john4guci 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Dear dad, I write to you not for you but for me and my soul. I realized that I'm hurting myself more holding this grudge against you. I don't think I can ever forgive you for...
    Jimena123 Jimena123 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    So lately I have been working a lot on forgiveness. Forgivingthe person involved, fending off resentment, and most importantly, forgiving myself. Even though I feel like I have...
    justkeepswimming89 justkeepswimming89 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I am angry today. This has been a long time coming, because I am the type to absorb rejection, heartbreak, insults, all the negativity in my life. I get "mad" and I "rant" for a...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F Aug 27

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    I cannot stand my girlfriend's mom. I have been through a lot with her and now she is sick , I am supposed to sympathized and forgive her. I wanna be there for my girlfriend but...
    jacquesjvital jacquesjvital 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    Its not forgiving others... Its forgiving myself... Ive done something so terrible that its been a year and it still eats me on the inside. I will never forgive myself over...
    TeddyOrTeddie TeddyOrTeddie 13-15, M Sep 10

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    I grew up without a father and yet I was never really one of those kids that questioned why. When I was seven, my mother met my step father. At first he floated into our lives and...
    Ditzstressed Ditzstressed 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I am married for 2 years now and i am 7 1/2 weeks pregnant. I know my feelings right now might be influenced by some hormones, but even when i wasn't pregnant, i have always felt...
    Sadlyconfused808 Sadlyconfused808 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    as you know i left my partner a week ago. It ended badly, with him saying --and this was what broke the camels back-- that he didnt want to touch me because he didnt want to, yet...
    Cookielover5752 Cookielover5752 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    for me personally. i don't want to die hating people, or being angry. people make mistakes. forgiving them doesn't mean you have to be their best friend again. it's just letting go...
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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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 Aug 21

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    "Lament" **Before I get started writing this post, I'd like to mention this is going to be rather personal about me & Chris's relationship thus far. With everything that's been...
    takethispain takethispain 22-25, F Sep 9

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    One night I dropped off my friend at his dad's place, we both knew his dad was a monster and drunk as usual. He knew he would get some kind of **** when he got home. He broke 4...
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I forgive everybody else, but your self is the hardest to forgive. I want to forgive me. Do you forgive me? Will you treat me better than I have been treated?
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses Sep 6

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    We used to chase that boy home from school We called him freckle faced red headed fool He was different, he wasn't cool like me Sticks and stones didn't break any bones But we...
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    So.. he cheated on me, but I didn't know the full story until after I became pregnant with our beautiful daughter who is now four months old. It was two years ago and it was with...
    NotFirstNotLast NotFirstNotLast 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 28