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I Need to Learn to Forgive

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    Can I?

    I am the ultimate grudge holder. I'm not exactly proud of it, but it is true. If someone really hurts me I have a hard time forgiving. Even if they aren't aware of it, it is there, between us. I have learned that how much I love someone is directly related to how long I can...
    autimom autimom 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2008

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    Hold Grudges For Way Too Long

    I Hold Grudges Way Too Long And I Hate Doing It Sometimes. I Keep Anger Or Hurt Held Against A Person Even Though I Know That It Is Just Hurting Me. The Ppl I Get Upset At Aren't Wasting Their Time On Me. They Probably Don't Give Me A Second Thought, Here I Am Taking Time Out...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 5, 2012

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    Funny Quote

    When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.Emo Philips
    NeopolitanSkye NeopolitanSkye 36-40, F Feb 29, 2012

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    To Forgive Or Not to Forgive My Mother

    Before I write anything further, I just want to say that I'm sharing this not because I don't know how to forgive. I just don't know if I should. It's so hard to accept that the person you love the most would cause you so much hurt and suffering. I haven't talked to my mother...
    Axo Axo 22-25 1 Response Aug 18, 2008

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    My Deadbeat Dad

    So my father bailed on my mother when I was two years old and never made an attempt to reconnect with me until I was 10. I went to visit him in London the summer after my 10th birthday and I had a wonderful time. Then he introduced me to some woman and said she was his wife and...
    hisworstnightmare hisworstnightmare 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 28, 2012

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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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    Three helpful quotes about the importance and the power of forgiveness: “The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Aug 6

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    Here's what I've learned. I’ve learned- that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them. I’ve learned- that no...
    YellowBrightLight YellowBrightLight 18-21 1 Response Aug 19

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    It seems I continue to update lessons in life that I have learned along the way, including but not limited to the following:....You cannot nor should you try to sway anyone to do...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Wonderful services! The personnel are quite attentive and extensive and the treatments are customized towards your specific requirements and "problem". And medical quality remedies...
    Lillafyq Lillafyq 31-35, M 1 Response 51 mins ago

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    I need to let go and let God. Because sometime just being a human cant solve the issues that God. I also need to learn how to forgive because if I don't forgive how can I be...
    germany100 germany100 18-21, F Aug 18

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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 2 days ago

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    I think in order for us to move forward we must examine ourselves at times and ultimately forgive ourselves for our mistakes , If one does not do this it is most likely to prevent...
    Nutcase38 Nutcase38 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 10

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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 a week ago

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    I think the one thing I've always struggled with was my boyfriends forgetting my birthday 2 times in a row. We've been together for 3 years so it does hurt and it does make me feel...
    Anon2721 Anon2721 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    But. Omg. But when i try the pain hits. Or i succeed momentarily. Until i hear of jerks. Hypersensitive yes. Aware yes. Are they No. Never publicly...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    (So,I don't go into detail or anything, and probably never will. It's not something I like to talk about. But it is kind of a touchy subject, so if that bothers you, you may block...
    AEHeroine AEHeroine 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 15

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    My ex fiancé and I had been together for years prior to the break up which was initiated by her. I had my own insecurities while dating her and I took out my issues on her. We...
    LCCD LCCD 26-30, F Aug 18

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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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    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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    Theres a lot of wrong being done in the world because people think theyre beyond saving, they could never be forgiven. But im here to tell you, we can forgive one another and it is...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 17

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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 19 hrs ago

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    “Not to forgive is to be imprisoned by the past, by old grievances that do not permit life to proceed with new business. Not to forgive is to yield oneself to another's control...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Aug 6

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    I've only ever had 2 boyfriends since I was 14. First relationship lasted for about 6 months, second one lasted for 2 years but it was an on-and-off abusive relationship. If I...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I never had a girl friend for obvious reasons until I was doing my 3rd year in communication at University. I got a message from my vice captain back in the tenth grade in high...
    Mostyoung Mostyoung 22-25, M Jul 31

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    When you pulled at something so painful it forced my teeth to grind. When you slashed at something so feeble it made me bleed inside. I forced my rage into a ball. Choke on it...
    isodole isodole 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I heard from someone on here today that blocked me unblocked to send me a message it was not me I AM A SWEET PERSON it is me was just getting to out of hand and for his family sake...
    sunnyday55 sunnyday55 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    People don't want to guess how Im feeling. Inside there's hurt, pain, and shattered pieces; the remnant of struggles. Bruises deep inside aren't healing. Trust that's issued but...
    debaser28 debaser28 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    "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...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Aug 6

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    "To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness." - Robert Muller "Forgiveness does not change the past, but it...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Aug 6

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    I forgive people no matter what pretty much. I'm terrible at being mad at people. I'll get into an argument with somebody and then I'll not talk to them for a day then I totally...
    skyleryounger skyleryounger 18-21, M Aug 12

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    If Jesus can forgive us all after we have sinned and so badly he had to die for us. If he can forgive us when we repent even if someone were to murder, why can't we forgive each...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 12

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    Most people will not forgive others because of the mistakes they made or said to the other person but I believe in forgiveness. We must forgive others...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Aug 12

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    Never in a million years. I don't think I'll ever forgive my mom for what she did to me. I've always been kinda mistrusting at first, naturally wary. It can take months, even...
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    My marriage crumbled over three years ago. It actually ended long before that, but I did not want to accept that fact. I then entered into a series of short meaningless...
    skk1966 skk1966 46-50, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    “As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn't leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I'd still be in prison.” ― Nelson Mandela...
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    My parents are the type of people who generalize races. This is race is nice, that race is evil, etc. Being reared by such values, I successfully became a racist, prejudice...
    mynoseiskillingme mynoseiskillingme 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Yes I forgive those who have done wrong to me and have been forgiven by those I have wronged.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Aug 17

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    Before I went through an experience that challenged me in ways I never thought possible, I would have said I couldn't forgive. But then I found out what it means to say you truly...
    hannahj26 hannahj26 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I have been with my boyfriend for 4 1/2 years. We met at university through a mutual friend. We don't live together as we live and work in different cities and I am still caring...
    MsRugbygirl19 MsRugbygirl19 22-25, F Aug 21

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