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I Need to Forgive Someone

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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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    StellaNoir StellaNoir 31-35, F Mar 30, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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...
    alexmorales123 alexmorales123 18-21, F Feb 16

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    I also believe that forgiveness does not always mean the person is welcomed back into your life. It's perfectly okay to forgive someone then turn around a walk away from them...
    pollyprozac pollyprozac 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 21

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    I never hold on to a grudge. Forgive and move on. Just because I forgive someone doesn't mean I give them a second chance. It just means that I won't let anything bring my...
    dev10251 dev10251 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My ears are always open. I may not have experienced the exact same situation as you nor may I know how to resolve every issue & I don't act like I do, but sometimes a listening ear...
    beYOUtifulxo beYOUtifulxo 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    The weather is so damn beautiful today . I feel lonelier than ever. My husband is sleeping in his room as usual . He comes back from work and goes to sleep . His absence doesn't...
    karmicsouls karmicsouls 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    If anybody needs someone to talk to, advice, or a listening ear feel free to message me! ☺️
    apmountaindrew apmountaindrew 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    I am going through a hard time right now and i just need someone to talk to.
    aestrada91 aestrada91 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I want a girl that looks like a guy girlfriend. I just wanna move on from ma ex crush (a girl) i need someone who's taller than me and age is a little bit older than me. Im 13 and...
    Yowlow Yowlow 13-15, T 18 mins ago

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    12 Ways You Can Love Yourself Now Learn helpful tips for self-love. Louise Hay ~Nov 23, 2013 at 09:00 AM I have found that there is only one thing that heals every problem, and...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I recently started to see a shrink. Nothing big just someone to vent to once a month it seems. I think that's healthy for everyone
    betterthanbono betterthanbono 22-25, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I'm grounded from Skype and enjoying every minute of it.Yeah, seriously, I'm not kidding. I'm not allowed to talk to anyone on Skype unless it's with my Dom or my friend or my...
    shimmeringrose shimmeringrose 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    A brief fling, with the love of my life. Our love poisoned me. It was all too brief. I hate that you rejected me. I understand why you had to. I wish you would disappear from my...
    itsreadymade itsreadymade 36-40, M 5 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    If anyone needs anyone to talk to or to vent to feel free to message me anytime. I know what it's like to feel alone and hopeless and like there's no hope left. So please don't...
    Becca7799 Becca7799 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I truly do believe this, that forgiving someone frees you from whatever power they or their actions have over you. Past hurts need to be let go. So that you can move on and...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 13 Responses Feb 17

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    How to forgive the people who have wronged you? Good values teach us to forgive the people who hurt us. Forgive and forget. But can we really? I think that as humans, forgetting...
    thecasualdilettante thecasualdilettante 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 24

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    People say "forgive, but never forget". I actually would rather forget that lesson than having to forgive... I know it's bad! I know forgiving is a sign of maturity, but that's how...
    BMTH99 BMTH99 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I don't know whether to blame myself or call him names( I already did 2 months back). This guy and I have been friends for past 3 years.We had met few days before Valentine's day...
    FallenAngelStar FallenAngelStar 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I don't forgive the other person, however, I have never wished bad things for them. I think the problem with forgiveness for me is that forgiveness, in my life has been reserved...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 19

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    I am really struggling with regret. I know the past is gone. I know that others opinions are meaningless. But I beat myself up. I have done bad things. I worry most that it...
    thepeanutgallery thepeanutgallery 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 21

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