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The Importance Of Forgiving People

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Forgiving someone is not always an easy thing to do. It can take me days, months, even years to forgive someone who has hurt me.. Those who have wronged me have taught me a lot. They have shaped me into the person I am today. Although those people have taught me something, they still have hurt me and it takes a big part of a person to forgive. Some say the reason why it is so hard for us to forgive is because we don’t really understand what it is or how it works. I think never forgiving someone causes pain within. Forgiveness is so difficult but I have begun to understand it better because of my experiences, they way I was raised, and the rules and norms of society. My experiences over the years has taught me more about forgiveness. It is hard to forgive people who have done something to truly hurt me. A few years ago my brother started dating this girl from Truman. She seemed so nice and down to earth when my family and I first met her. We all liked her and then my brother started to not come around our family and tended to fight a lot with us. His new girlfriend was starting fights and was lying to him about how we didn’t like her and my mother would say mean things to her. She caused so much drama for everyone. Then my brother proposed to her. She wouldn’t let him hang out with his friends and family. One night, they got into a huge fight and she left to go back home to St. Louis where she was from. She trashed my brother and my family on facebook for days. She
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