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Which is Harder: Asking for Forgiveness or Granting It?

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  • PonToki 2013/02/06 03:57:54
    Granting Forgiveness
    PonToki
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    I think its harder to forgive someone who has lied to or hurt you than it is to simply ask someone to forgive since if you're truly regretful you'll really yearn for forgiveness and asking won't be as hard.

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  • Bonita Colley 2013/02/11 21:05:55
    Asking for Forgiveness
    Bonita Colley
    For this requires a person to humble themselves. Yet also granting forgiveness can also be a humbling experience. Both require a person to also look at themselves and realize they too are only human....
  • merlinskiss 2013/02/08 21:13:05
    Granting Forgiveness
    merlinskiss
    Actually neither is. Not putting yourself in either position is...
  • ShadowKat 2013/02/08 20:23:29
    Asking for Forgiveness
    ShadowKat
    They are both equally hard. The thing most people don't understand, if you don't do something that need to be forgiven, then you won't need to do either.
  • Crime Time 2013/02/08 19:55:13
  • **StarzAbove** 2013/02/07 20:11:40
    Granting Forgiveness
    **StarzAbove**
    I have no problem with either. If I've hurt someone or offended them then I will ask for forgiveness! If someone has hurt me, then it depends on what has happened. But I'm a very forgiving person and I will forgive them. But if they hurt me again, then that's it.

    Fortunately, I've never been badly hurt by anyone that I couldn't forgive....sometimes it's hard to forget though.
  • ReconMarine~PWCM*AVA*BTTB*JLA* 2013/02/07 19:33:27
  • John 2013/02/07 12:46:03
    Asking for Forgiveness
    John
    it is very humbling
  • Straud1976 2013/02/07 01:50:20
    Granting Forgiveness
    Straud1976
    Granting it with me is particularly hard, If I'm wrong i have no problem with admitting it.
  • LunarRain 2013/02/06 23:40:16
    Granting Forgiveness
    LunarRain
    I'm not very good at letting things go.
  • blindfaith 2013/02/06 21:56:04
    Asking for Forgiveness
    blindfaith
    Asking is like begging, granting is pious, in my opinion.
  • evangelism_vision 2013/02/06 21:35:27
    Asking for Forgiveness
    evangelism_vision
    ACTUALLY NEITHER BUT NONE OF THE ABOVE WAS AVAILABLE

    I can admit when I am wrong and I also forgive what others do to me. Jesus said if you don't forgive others, I won't forgive you of your sins

    Forgiving others is far easier and more rewarding

    Asking for forgiveness even through I can admit when I am wrong, we all have some level of pride but we just have to suck it up and admit we were wrong
  • KeithL 2013/02/06 19:42:11
  • boo63 2013/02/06 19:41:12
    Granting Forgiveness
    boo63
    Granting
  • piegirl333 2013/02/06 19:32:40
    Asking for Forgiveness
    piegirl333
    Hey, cool. I'm the tie breaker. It's easy to apoligize but to ask for forgiveness is much harder than it should be.
  • Danielle 2013/02/06 19:10:48
  • sugarkatie 2013/02/06 19:07:03
    Granting Forgiveness
    sugarkatie
    SO far nobody has asked me to grant forgiveness, so I'd say it's harder...
  • Hakking 2013/02/06 18:46:12
  • ᗩda 乂 2013/02/06 18:41:05
    Asking for Forgiveness
    ᗩda 乂
    Its a tough one but I think asking.
  • Sister Jean 2013/02/06 18:04:14
    Asking for Forgiveness
    Sister Jean
    asking
  • Joe Six pack 2013/02/06 18:03:31
    Asking for Forgiveness
    Joe Six pack
    +2
    For me it's asking. why you ask, well because like most humans i'm inherently selfish. Although most won't admit it. Asking for forgiveness puts us in a passive vulnerable position already, then you must ask someone to say they forgive what you/I did, they might say go screw yourself.Rejection on top of guilt is not good for the human psyche. Better yet let's try not to f-up in the first place
  • Hakking Joe Six... 2013/02/06 18:47:27
  • DoseOf Reality 2013/02/06 17:36:19
    Asking for Forgiveness
    DoseOf Reality
    +1
    Asking
  • l 2013/02/06 17:21:43
    Granting Forgiveness
    l
    +2
    Granting forgiveness, in some cases,can be almost impossible! Sometimes we have to ask God to do it.
  • Hakking l 2013/02/06 18:48:43
  • l Hakking 2013/02/07 19:34:02
    l
    +1
    OK! :)
  • The Andoxico 2013/02/06 17:21:33
    Asking for Forgiveness
    The Andoxico
    +1
    I'm pretty level-headed so i can easily forgive so asking is harder
  • Jezey™ 2013/02/06 17:07:57
    Granting Forgiveness
    Jezey™
    +2
    I find there are some I just can't forgive. For what was done was too damnable to forgive! If they had asked for forgiveness, and admitted to the wrongs they committed, I could forgive. But to never have asked for forgiveness, nor to even at least admit those wrongs, (they know who they are, and they know what they did) is in, and of itself, unforgivable. They are no longer worth wasting another moments worth of my time on. In the scheme of things in life, they mean nothing to me.
  • mark 1 2013/02/06 16:55:35
    Granting Forgiveness
    mark 1
    +1
    Granting
  • Old Salt 2013/02/06 16:49:17
  • Patric 2013/02/06 16:30:07
    Asking for Forgiveness
    Patric
    +1
    if only I would be as understanding of my self , as I am of others... :((
  • Diamond Girl 2013/02/06 16:26:53 (edited)
  • Dave**Gay for Girls** 2013/02/06 16:07:40
  • lucky 2013/02/06 16:07:00
    Granting Forgiveness
    lucky
    +2
    Granting it, its easy to say I forgive but not so easy to really forgive.
  • Diamond... lucky 2013/02/06 16:36:49 (edited)
  • ALofRI 2013/02/06 15:01:15
    Asking for Forgiveness
    ALofRI
    +1
    I hate questions with only two choices. I have no trouble with either, other than feeling bad that I have to ask.
  • Daisy's Brother 2013/02/06 14:21:17 (edited)
    Asking for Forgiveness
    Daisy's Brother
    +1
    Never really upset anyone, but if I did I would ask for forgiveness.
  • thefatguy 2013/02/06 14:00:39
    Asking for Forgiveness
    thefatguy
    +1
    Both are hard but asking for forgiveness means you are in the subservient position. With granting forgiveness, you are in the position of power.
  • Brave & Crazy 2013/02/06 13:47:35
    Asking for Forgiveness
    Brave & Crazy
    +1
    It's easy for me to forgive just about anything if I believe the person is sincere.
  • Rohit 2013/02/06 11:30:37
    Granting Forgiveness
    Rohit
    +2
    Because the one who needs to forgive is the one who goes through more trouble.
  • Cat 2013/02/06 08:48:32
    Asking for Forgiveness
    Cat
    Sometimes it feels like kissing up.

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