Forgive or Forget?

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  1. curlytree2009 profile image34
    curlytree2009posted 8 years ago

    Which is more important? To forgive or to forget?

    1. graceth0mas profile image54
      graceth0masposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Depending on the situation, I'd say I'd rather forgive. Forgetting takes time. You may forgive but can never forget.

    2. wuslu profile image54
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    3. lovelypaper profile image65
      lovelypaperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I think they may be two different things. You can forgive but it's hard to forget.

  2. Sophieanne1213 profile image57
    Sophieanne1213posted 8 years ago

    It's always better to forgive.

  3. theirishobserver. profile image59
    theirishobserver.posted 8 years ago

    as someone who has sought alot of forgiveness in my life, I dont expect people to forget...... smile

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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    i don't think you can compare the two. sorry.

  5. theirishobserver. profile image59
    theirishobserver.posted 8 years ago

    hello lyrics and how are you smile

    1. profile image0
      lyricsingrayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      good my love, and you?

  6. theirishobserver. profile image59
    theirishobserver.posted 8 years ago

    doing real good, would love to reach out into cyber space and give you a big hug....hurry up microsoft give of some new interactive cyber tools smile xxxx

    1. profile image0
      lyricsingrayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      damn. i have no patience and I need you.damn.

  7. theirishobserver. profile image59
    theirishobserver.posted 8 years ago

    soon soon smile

  8. kmackey32 profile image66
    kmackey32posted 8 years ago

    I may beable to forgive but I will never forget!

  9. Naomi R. Cox profile image60
    Naomi R. Coxposted 8 years ago

    As I told my ex, I might forgive but I'll never forget.

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    TattoGuyposted 8 years ago

    It really depends on the situation, I would never forgive someone who murdered a member of my family or a friend. And I forget nothing !

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    Poppa Bluesposted 8 years ago

    I don't think you can ever forget, but you can forgive.

  12. donotfear profile image87
    donotfearposted 8 years ago

    Forgiving is most important, although it's often hard to actually feel it. Forgetting is another thing. Takes a while sometimes. Too bad we don't come with a button that can be pushed on & off to forgive & forget.

  13. efeguy profile image45
    efeguyposted 8 years ago

    both,but forgiveness can lead to the other step

    and that is to forget

  14. Ivorwen profile image71
    Ivorwenposted 8 years ago

    I think forgiveness is most important.  It is the act of forgiving that sets one free from the circumstance.  As long as one holds a grudge, they will never be free, and bitterness eats the one who holds it, not the one it is aimed at.

    To forget is different.  Deleting something form the memory is almost impossible, but how we feel about it is under our control (in the long run).

 
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