Do you believe in second chances?
Girlfriends, boyfriends, husbands, wife, criminals, life, etc. You choose the way you want to answer.
It depends on the situation. Is the person really sorry for what he did? Has the person learned his lesson? Was it an accident in the first place?
Based on my beliefs, everyone should be given a second chance, no matter what they did. God gave us all a second chance, even though we clearly don't diverse it. I find that the easiest way to solve any problem is to take it to the bible. Even if you don't believe in God, the words written in the bible have stood the test of time on subjects of love and life.
Yes, I believe in second chances. But I do not believe in third, fourth, and fifth chances, and so on. Sometimes "I'm sorry" isn't enough. You have to prove you have made an effort to better yourself. Then again, God is always giving us chances over and over. Maybe we should take our example from Him.
Every day of your life is a last chance, and the second chance and the third chance, until you dead, there that was your chance all used up.
That depends on the circumstance.
Mostly, if you feel like you can handle the consequences if the person lets you down, I say go for it. But it is up to the other person to change. Know that the best you can do is give them hope, and a chance.
Sure but not a third. It would have to depend on the situation. If it's about cheating then NO. Once a cheater, always...etc. The saying proves itself too many times. With criminals It depends to for me. If it's a thief or bank robber or any non violent crimes, yes. If it's a sex offender or someone who has murdered, probably not. A thief or burglar might just be in a situation as to where he has to feed his family but then he could be stealing to buy crack. Like I said, " It depends on the situation. "
For me, everybody deserves a second chance. However, some people take so long before they are bale to take that second chance. I believe in second chances but it depends on the situation.
I believe in second chances for everyone, no matter the circumstance. It's what you do with your second chance that matters. If you take that second chance and you don't learn from your first mistake then confirms the person is not worthy of any future forgiveness and reconciliation. And you as the person given the second chance has the piece of mind that there will be no question of "what if..........". Live life with no regrets.
Yes, I do believe in second chance.
When I was young, I had an accident that supposed to take my life. My friend had witnessed the entire incident and was frightened of what he had saw.
I was crossing the road in front of the bus that I had alighted but suddenly my friend called out to me. I stopped and turned back and the next minute, a car had hit me. He told me that I was thrown up in the air about 10 feet while the car had moved forward before I dropped onto the road.
At that instant, my friend thought I was dead. There were many onlookers crowded around me while my friend rushed to see me. In about 3 minutes, I stood up and checked myself for injuries. I found myself having a few bruises and cuts. My friend called the ambulance and took us to the hospital for X-ray and the doctor did a checkup. I was told that I was lucky that there were no broken bones except for the few cuts and bruises.
It was indeed a day that I was given a second chance and from that day, I live my life to the fullest and enjoy every minute I have with love ones.
I certainly believe in second chances...and even more after that. I try with everything I am to be as forgiving as possible under all circumstances, and I hope that others will do the same for me when I do something that needs to be forgiven.
I think it's also physically and emotionally healthier to forgive and let go than to harbor grudges, bitterness, and resentment. I know that when I've been able to let go of those things from my past that result from not having forgiven another who's wronged me, I've felt a peace and serenity that I didn't realize was possible.
Yes I believe in second chances. I think people ought to be able to get to redeem themselves, after all God gave us a second chance when he gave his son for a ransom for our sins that we may have the opportunity to have everlasting life with him. The blood of Jesus redeemed me, praise God.
It definitely depends. If you do a petty crime then yes, but if you commit a terrible crime like murder then no. If you take away someone else's rights, you forfeit your own
Yes I do believe in several chances. It depends on what you are talking about. Murder, rape, child molestation and other hideous crimes, NO. Love, peace, relationships, forgiveness, normal human mistakes, YES.
My shared answer is absolutely Yes!
At 46 - I had it all, married 15 years, three boys, big house and a growing business. Over-bet the farm and a couple of fatal business reversibles, back-to-back, and six months later and I was an unemployed, divorced, bankrupt, single Dad with 3 small boys living in a two bdrm 4-plex, sweeping up to cut the rent.
At almost 50, I thought I had poorly used my only turn and was resigned to the bad hand I had drawn.
Turns out that my second chance lived upstairs (this was 4-plex!!!), graduated from the same college, never met anyone before that she felt could be a great Dad.
We just celebrated our 16th anniversary with a 12 year old girl to add to the fuller family unit.
Much better off than ever before...sometimes you have to wade the swamp to get to the rainbow where the second chances live.
it would depend on what it is. i wouldn't give a rapist a second chance but i would give a thief one. i wouldn't give a crooked cop a second chance but i would give a bad doctor one.
I definitely believe in second chances because as imperfect human beings, we all mess up at some point. Most people learn from their mistakes and therefore deserve that golden second chance. They can then prove to themselves and others that they have grown from the lesson learnt. I have personally had second chances and yes, I made good on those !!
Yes I do - but I think the rape of a child and by child rape I DO NOT MEAN some 21 year old man that sleeps with a 17 year old girl, that's not rape, that's life.
The rape of a child. . . .NO SECOND CHANCES.
Yes I do and maybe even a third or fourth when it is a harm someone does to ones self but for anyone who rapes and or kills a child there should not be a second chance, OK so maybe don't kill him for the first offense, instead, give him (or her) life of seeing the damage he has done but still have castration the price for rape of children...always! For ones like boyfriends, girlfriends, husbands, wives, it would depend much on the offense and how often it happens.
I believe in second changes at love. Because people change and you will love many kinds of people, so if one doesn't work out, it doesn't mean another won't.
Yes, I believe you should get a second chance or how many chances that are necessary for you to get it right. We don't always get it right the first time but we come close. So, why not get another chance to complete the picture the following time.
I believe that in life if we get a second chance it is a blessing. We should take the blessing and use it very carefully.
Yes I do!! Although for me, just 2nd chances and nothing after that. But murder doesn't deserve 2nd chances.
Yes, I absoulutely do.
We are all fallen people. We all screw up, and make mistakes, and do things we regret, but the promise of a second chance is a hope that many people cling on to.
Sometimes, all it takes is a little love, grace and mercy to radically change someones life.
Take that school bully. He bullies you because he himself does not fit in, and has been bullied before. Instead of ratting on him, and getting the authorities involved, or making fun of him or even avoiding him and making his life worse, why not you show him some love? Talk to him, get to know him, and treat him like he deserves a second chance (because dont we all?)
If you want to watch a beautful movie about love, mercy, grace and forgiveness, watch The Chorus
Depends on what the Second chance consists of and what they did to earn a spot in my "Headlights."
Yes, I do believe in second chances. Why ? Because there are many men/women who are incarcerated, that would not have done the crime had they been sober or not high on drugs. They sit behind bars and grieve so often for what they have done. Not only does it effect them, but they realize had they been in a normal frame of mind, this would not have taken them away from the children/family. If they could guarantee completely staying sober and never take a drink again, they would deserve a second chance. The Laws are strict, that is why we need to remember when ya do the crime, ya do the time.
If your insinuating about adultery, then that is a big question mark. Usually the person committing the adultery will do it again. I would NOT give my spouse a second chance.
I liked rwelton's story.
I believe in second chances if the person deserves them. In a lot of cases, they don't. If they are genuinely remorseful, then maybe they deserve a second chance.
We all have many chances but often don't know that we are spending them
I believe we all have the right to a second chance to prove ourselves in whatever we want to do. As far as relationships (friendships, marriage, etc.) I think it is up to the person who is being asked to give a second chance. I heard someone say people don't change, I don't agree. I know I have changed through the years , so why wouldn't someone else change?
base on the situation. but most of the time, i don't believe in second chances. It is still mend to be broken.
Depends on how serious it is, if someone commits murder I don't think they should be forgive, unless they can bring that person back to life.
But if it's something regarding family, friends, or co-workers then yea probably
Its' kinda like saying can I play a mulligan in golf. Yeah, but not really. If we equate a second chance to a 'new' opportunity at a big picture, say 'life,' then OK, yes. Maybe I am to introspective, but time flows, it is dynamic. Chances are static they have a finality. Another maybe. Second I have doubts unless a second chance is subsequent and not a do-over. Oh, I don't know what I am saying. Can I have a second chance?
Depends on why they screwed their first chance up. Cheating? No. Putting their foot so deep in their mouth you cant shake away the tears? Yes, it just takes time.
yes i do agree with second chance....if you keep on trying for somthing you will get second chance.
Second chances seem to come around when we least expect them, such as the time I met my husband, when I was not really looking for another relationship but everything "just felt right".
By recognizing & grasping at any opportunity and then making it a success, we allow ourselves to have the second chances we deserve.
Sure,everyone needs one of those.What goes around will surely come around.
If someone did something intentionally, then no, I don't give second chances. Something accidental that clearly the person did not want to happen, yes, I would not hesitate to give a second chance.
I don't fall for bullshit either so if a lover cheated and said it just happened, that is bullshit. You make a conscious decision to spread your legs. There is no second chance one you betray me. Once a cheater, always a cheater, no exceptions.
Some people think I might be hard but I look at things a little differently. I think people in general like to push other people's buttons to see how far they can go. When they get caught then the apologies start coming. That is to see if you will bend. They are not sincere or they wouldn't have blown the first chance.
yes i believe because everyone should believe in second chance. If you apply for such thing and not selected, so it is a stepping stone for you then to work a bit more and to reach the destination next time...
We should give others the latitude to grow and expect them to be able to change their behavior.
Instead we see people labelled for life for some of the actions they have done - which can be quite unfair.
So yes, I believe we should give others a second chance.
But if people don't change then their goes their chance with me !!
I do believe in second chances. I believe that God decides our destiny, that He knows what will happen in our lives before we do. Personally, I think the rape and molestation of children should not deserve forgiveness, but that is my human side talking.
always. remember you can forgive, but never forget. second chances are possible. however, you cannot get the past back.
yes i do to all of d above because one can still change if the chance is given
Thank God for second chances. Without second chances we would all be doomed.....as I can't think of a single human being that is perfect....not one.
YES!!! With an exception - One absolutely, without apology, needs to prove themself worthy of the second chance.
yes! and third and fourth chances as well. If you really want something, you should always get another chance!
Yes, definitely. You always have a second, third... chance. Everybody has his ups and downs. You always have to stand up, cannot give up you just cannot do so.
Of course . There is second chance. There is no end of thoughts.
by Susannah Birch 10 years ago
How many second chances should you give? What if the person and situation changes?
by mr. daydream 10 years ago
Overall, do people deserve second chances after making (at best) careless or selfish errors, if not doing completely evil deeds.
by ii3rittles 9 years ago
If you were given ONE second chance at something, what would you pick?
by Patricia Scott 7 years ago
If someone says to you.....People deserve a second chance but not a third, how do you respond?Is it two strikes and you are out with you ? Or do you continue to give unlimited chances?
by Handicapped Chef 7 years ago
Knowing that there are so many People waiting on a second chance do you believe in second chances.
by Brett C 7 years ago
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