I am struggling

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About a week ago, I started getting depressed again about my ex and that entire situation. I’m really struggling with this. I had been good for a long time but been depressed now for a little more then a week and I just can’t shake it this time. I’m praying about it.. also praying for him.

But filled with emotion and it’s affecting me to a big extent. I’m so unhappy. So far, it’s been 8 1/2 months since he cheated on me and I can’t get my mind away from it.

I cannot handle the stress or the pain of this anymore. Instead of me improving or things getting better, I feel it’s gett worse and now with winter coming, the holidays coming, I don’t know what to do.
 
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He cheated on you. That fact alone should keep you from thinking about him. Stop letting him live rent-free inside your mind..
 
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He cheated on you. That fact alone should keep you from thinking about him. Stop letting him live rent-free inside your mind..
It's not that easy when he and i were best friends for 7 years before we got together. Try being best friends w/ someone where you often spent 6 days out of the week together, working together too, and being together 12-14 hrs a day and just being together and doing everything together --- work, play, projects, everything. And then try being in a relationship w/ that person for a year and a half. You can't just forget. You can't just let it fully go after all of that has gone down. It's impossible to just fully let go.
 

Lafftur

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About a week ago, I started getting depressed again about my ex and that entire situation. I’m really struggling with this. I had been good for a long time but been depressed now for a little more then a week and I just can’t shake it this time. I’m praying about it.. also praying for him.

But filled with emotion and it’s affecting me to a big extent. I’m so unhappy. So far, it’s been 8 1/2 months since he cheated on me and I can’t get my mind away from it.

I cannot handle the stress or the pain of this anymore. Instead of me improving or things getting better, I feel it’s gett worse and now with winter coming, the holidays coming, I don’t know what to do.
Dear ManiaStar, :)

I'm sorry about your situation, but so glad you know the truth about your ex!!! Praise God! :)

You wanted the relationship to work, but it didn't. You were willing, but your ex was not.

The only way to get rid of the pain is to ................. forgive your ex and yourself, just as God has forgiven all of us.

In my life, as long as I hold on to unforgiveness or pain of rejection I just spiral into depression (it's inevitable) and the ONLY way out is FORGIVENESS and NO MORE LONGING for something or someone that God has removed from my life.

(HINT: There's a trick to forgiveness...................STOP JUDGING!!!! Stop judging your ex, yourself and God because we have no way of judging correctly - only God knows the mind of heart - we see only the outside.) :love:

I shall pray for you and all of us...................

Dear Heavenly Father, :love:

We love You so much! Thank you for looking out for us and helping us to make right decisions. Please forgive us when we want something that You don't want us to have. Help us to let go and desire only Your Best for us. Give us peace as we wait for You. We love You and thank You for hearing our prayer, in the Name of Jesus, amen. :love:
 
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It's not that easy when he and i were best friends for 7 years before we got together. Try being best friends w/ someone where you often spent 6 days out of the week together, working together too, and being together 12-14 hrs a day and just being together and doing everything together --- work, play, projects, everything. And then try being in a relationship w/ that person for a year and a half. You can't just forget. You can't just let it fully go after all of that has gone down. It's impossible to just fully let go.

I've been there, 3 separate times in fact. We were all best friends for years, did everything together, hung out all the time. Then as I dated them, they ALL cheated on me. One even raped me. So I don't even think about ANY of them anymore. Why should I, when they used me and treated me like sh** under their feet?
 

Lafftur

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Ohhhhhhh................the broken heart of betrayal, I too am VERY familiar with it. :cry:

99.9 % of women will experience this heartbreak. Actually, EVERYONE (male, female, young, old) will be betrayed at some point in their life - whether it's a boyfriend, girlfriend, spouse cheating or bad business deal, or false witness, etc. - ALL of us have to go through the "Betrayal Trial and Tribulation." But, why? Well, because........

it's just another opportunity to learn to forgive injustice and overcome evil with good. No way is it easy, but with God ALL things are possible! :)
 

levi85

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Lord we agree help ManiaStar overcome all these struggles, and bless your name,
 
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Lord we pray for ManiaStar to know thy will and to be blessed in thee. In the precious name of Jesus.Amen