Forgiveness

A Baby Girl Gave Her Mom a Lesson in Forgiveness That Only Took One Minute, but It Worked Better Than a Therapy Session

A Baby Girl Gave Her Mom a Lesson in Forgiveness That Only Took One Minute, but It Worked Better Than a Therapy Session
Family & kids
4 years ago

People have written an ocean of books and essays on how to forgive those who hurt us. But it’s still tough for some of us to let things go, because we don’t really understand the concept of forgiveness. Mother and blogger Mary Katherine Backstrom had a unique chance to learn about it from her 3-year-old. She shared a post on her Facebook page describing the result of a little argument with her daughter and got a warm response from thousands of people.

My Husband Betrayed Me in My Darkest Days, I’ll Forgive Him Under One Cruel Condition

My Husband Betrayed Me in My Darkest Days, I’ll Forgive Him Under One Cruel Condition
Relationships
4 weeks ago

Stephanie, our reader, has recently sent us a letter with a confession of her dramatic family story. The woman has been through so many painful events in her life, but instead of flooding her house with tears, she appeared to be immensely strong and cold-blooded, which was a surprise even to herself. Stephanie's husband may regret his betrayal in the nearest days, as the woman decided to grant him forgiveness, but on one condition that may ruin all his life.

I Married the Guy Who Teased Me in High School — He Taunted Me to No End but I Still Forgave Him

I Married the Guy Who Teased Me in High School — He Taunted Me to No End but I Still Forgave Him

Some people never change. Once they do something bad or offensive to us, they may get put on our blacklists without any chance of being forgiven. But some of us know that forgiveness and love have the power to change even the most badly behaved person. Our story today may as well be a plot for some romantic movie with a lot of drama and a happy ending. We’d love for you to experience this roller coaster of emotions together with us.

“I’m a Better Father Because of You,” the Story of How Kevin Hart Forgave His Father for Being Absent During His Childhood

“I’m a Better Father Because of You,” the Story of How Kevin Hart Forgave His Father for Being Absent During His Childhood
People
year ago

We’ve come to know Kevin Hart as a comedian and actor who is brimming with energy and positivity. But he didn’t always have it easy. He had a troubled childhood due to his absent father. Sadly, his dad passed away recently, and Hart honored his memory with a touching post that shows just how much love he had for his father despite his shortcomings.

My Granddaughter Kicked Me Out Because I Had No Money Left, I Taught Her a Lesson She Will Never Forget

My Granddaughter Kicked Me Out Because I Had No Money Left, I Taught Her a Lesson She Will Never Forget
Family & kids
2 weeks ago

A woman, 65, has penned an emotional letter to our editorial and shared her story that made a huge stir among us. She shared how she raised her grandkids as her own kids after their parents died in a bad accident. The woman went through a lot and gave these children the best of lives, only to discover later that her granddaughter want to get rid of her because she had no money left. But the loving grandma didn't want to swallow this bitter pill and decided to teach her a lesson that they'll probably remember for the rest of their lives.

My Daughter-in-Law Threw Away My Late Wife’s Keepsake — I Decided to Teach Her a Lesson

My Daughter-in-Law Threw Away My Late Wife’s Keepsake — I Decided to Teach Her a Lesson
Family & kids
4 weeks ago

Managing relationships with in-laws can pose difficulties as diverse generational viewpoints and mindsets intersect, sometimes leading to conflicts. Each family member contributes unique values, beliefs, and life experiences, which may result in clashes affecting familial dynamics. Recently, a senior gentleman found himself entangled in a poignant conflict with his daughter-in-law, prompting him to pen a letter to Bright Side seeking guidance.

I Discovered My Fiancé Was Cheating on Me Right Before Our Wedding — I Decided to Teach Him a Lesson

I Discovered My Fiancé Was Cheating on Me Right Before Our Wedding — I Decided to Teach Him a Lesson
Relationships
month ago

There are many different factors that can undermine the happiness of a couple, and one of them is infidelity. And it doesn't always emerge after many years of marriage; sometimes, it can appear much earlier. Recently, a couple had planned their big day, which was intended to be the most memorable day of the bride's life. Unfortunately, she received messages on her phone a few days before the wedding that changed everything. She reached out to Bright Side seeking advice.

I Planned a Small Gift for My FIL for Father’s Day, Only to Learn He Was the Reason I Almost Divorced My Husband

I Planned a Small Gift for My FIL for Father’s Day, Only to Learn He Was the Reason I Almost Divorced My Husband
Family & kids
month ago

My story dates back one year from now. Father’s Day was just around the corner, and I wanted to make it special for my father-in-law, Bob. He was 68, a retired teacher with a warm smile and a knack for gardening. Bob had always been kind to me since I married his son, Jake, seven years ago. We had two children, Emily, 5, and Lucas, 3, and our little family felt complete. I thought a small but meaningful gift would be perfect. Little did I know this simple gesture would unravel a truth that almost broke my marriage.

I Stalked My Husband for Three Years Before Our First Meeting — But I’m NOT a PSYCHO

I Stalked My Husband for Three Years Before Our First Meeting — But I’m NOT a PSYCHO
Relationships
month ago

A woman has recently reached out to Bright Side, sharing her story anonymously, delving into the intricacies of her love life. She hopes to connect with others and gather advice on a delicate matter: whether she should disclose the true story of her acquaintance with her husband or continue to keep it hidden. Her fear of losing her significant other weighs heavily on her mind as she navigates this decision.

17 True Stories About Friends That Sound Like a Script for a Soap Opera

17 True Stories About Friends That Sound Like a Script for a Soap Opera
People
month ago

It's so nice to know that on the hardest days, you can just text your best friend and chat about anything insignificant. But some friends can act in such a weird manner that this can leave you totally aghast. The heroes of our article believe in friendship, but know that even with friends not everything goes smoothly.

I Sold My Husband’s Signed Hockey Jersey for $1.99 After He Threw Away My Childhood Teddy Bear

I Sold My Husband’s Signed Hockey Jersey for $1.99 After He Threw Away My Childhood Teddy Bear
Relationships
month ago

When passion and pettiness collide within the sacred bonds of marriage, the fallout can be catastrophic, threatening to reduce even the most loving union to ashes. Laura's impassioned letter detailing her escalating cycle of retaliation against her husband Brian serves as a sobering cautionary tale. It highlights how deeply-rooted emotions, if left unchecked, can spiral into actions with devastating, potentially irreversible consequences.

I Paid the Mortgage for 20 Years, Only to Find Out My Husband Gave Our Home to His Mother

I Paid the Mortgage for 20 Years, Only to Find Out My Husband Gave Our Home to His Mother
Relationships
month ago

Nikki, first off, our heart goes out to you. It sounds like you’re navigating some extremely difficult territory with your husband and his mother. Kicking him out must have been a tough decision, especially after such a long marriage, but we can’t blame you for being furious. Making such a significant financial decision without consulting you shows a blatant disregard for your partnership and undermines the foundation of trust in your relationship.

I Followed a TikTok Account for Housewives and Accidentally Found Out My Husband Was Cheating

I Followed a TikTok Account for Housewives and Accidentally Found Out My Husband Was Cheating
Relationships
month ago

Our reader, a 40-year-old woman named Sally, has never even imagined that an ordinary channel with recipes would turn all her life upside down. The woman made a nasty revelation about her beloved husband of 10 years, who cheated on her multiple times and masterfully hid it from her. Sally shared her story in her letter to us and asked our readers for their opinions about her life situation. Here’s her story that made a stir even within our editorial, and we’ve seen so many life situations already!

I Kicked My Nasty MIL Out of the House, I Don’t Care She Has No Money and May End Up Being Homeless

I Kicked My Nasty MIL Out of the House, I Don’t Care She Has No Money and May End Up Being Homeless
Family & kids
month ago

A woman, 37, has shared her absolutely mind-boggling family story with us, and we couldn’t but feel for her. Our heroine has a very tough relationship with her MIL, and despite this, she agreed to shelter a totally broken MIL in her own house. But the ungrateful mother-in-law turned the life of her DIL into a total mess, and the toughest of decisions followed as the result of such an attitude. The desperate woman shared the details of her story and asked our readers for their opinions.

My Childhood Best Friend Ruined Our Bond With What She Did at Her Wedding

My Childhood Best Friend Ruined Our Bond With What She Did at Her Wedding
People
2 months ago

Imagine having a friendship that spans decades, built on trust and shared experiences. Now picture that bond being shattered in an instant. That’s what happened to our protagonist, a 34-year-old woman, on her special day. After enduring the hurtful behavior of her best friend of over 20 years, she poured her heart out in a letter, expressing her pain and disappointment.

My Twin Sister Hid Her Husband From Me Because of a Shocking Reason

My Twin Sister Hid Her Husband From Me Because of a Shocking Reason
Family & kids
2 months ago

People’s preconceived idea that twins tell each other everything could crumble with this story from our reader. A woman discovered that her twin sister was keeping an ultimate secret, and she’s having a hard time trying to process it. She wants to forgive her, but what happened is far too shocking to be easily dealt with.

I Won My Cheating Husband Back — Now I’ll Drop a Bombshell When He Least Expects It

I Won My Cheating Husband Back — Now I’ll Drop a Bombshell When He Least Expects It
Relationships
2 months ago

There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to dealing with infidelity, as reactions can vary greatly from person to person. Some might feel the need to address the situation head-on, seeking clarity and resolution, while others may choose to take a more measured approach, opting for long-term strategies. Recently, a married woman on Reddit discovered that her husband had been unfaithful while she was busy adjusting to her new life with their newborn. Instead of immediately reacting, she took her time to carefully plan out her revenge.

I Kicked Out My MIL Because She Gave Away My Late Mom’s Necklace

I Kicked Out My MIL Because She Gave Away My Late Mom’s Necklace
Family & kids
2 months ago

Heirloom jewelry can have huge sentimental value, as well as remind us of the person who has gifted it to us. A woman was understandably upset when she discovered that her MIL gave away her late mom’s jewelry. She immediately asked her in-law to leave her house, but later turned to the internet, wondering whether her reaction was too harsh.

Bad Things Are Happening With My Pregnancy and I Think My Mom Is to Blame, Here’s Why

Bad Things Are Happening With My Pregnancy and I Think My Mom Is to Blame, Here’s Why
Relationships
2 months ago

Sometimes, a mother-daughter relationship can be turbulent, with a lot of misunderstanding, guilt, and even scandals. Such a thing happened to today’s heroine, whose mother couldn’t accept the fact that her daughter decided to keep her pregnancy a secret from everyone. The woman had a solid reason for it and she didn’t expect that her mom would not only go super-angry about it but would even go that far to cursing her and her family and house. Since then, the woman’s life turned into a chain of negative events, and now she can’t come to terms with her mother because of her behavior.

Bride Reads Out Husband’s Affair Texts Instead Of Their Vows At Wedding

Bride Reads Out Husband’s Affair Texts Instead Of Their Vows At Wedding
Relationships
2 months ago

The day was supposed to be perfect. Every detail, from the cascading flower arrangements to the hand-stitched lace on my dress, whispered promises of forever. Yet, beneath the veil of happiness, a horrifying truth shattered my dream wedding. Now, seeking solace and clarity, She turns to Bright Side to tell her story, share the details of that fateful day, and find some guidance.

15+ Best Teen Movies on Netflix That Capture the Teenage Experience

15+ Best Teen Movies on Netflix That Capture the Teenage Experience
Films
3 months ago

Looking for some captivating teen movies to add to your watchlist? Whether you’re a teenager figuring out life or an adult longing for those nostalgic vibes, these films give you a peek into the wild ride of teenage life. With heartwarming romances and coming-of-age dramas, there’s a movie for everyone. Get ready to laugh, cry, and feel all the emotions that come with being a teenager!

95+ Thankful Quotes to Show Gratitude Towards Anything

95+ Thankful Quotes to Show Gratitude Towards Anything
Psychology
3 months ago

Expressing gratitude is a powerful way to cultivate positivity in our lives. Whether it’s acknowledging the kindness of others or appreciating the little joys we encounter daily, thankful quotes serve as reminders of the abundance surrounding us. In this article, we’ll explore the significance of expressing gratitude and present a curated collection of 95+ quotes to inspire and uplift.

A Girl Sat on My Husband’s Lap and I Freaked Out

A Girl Sat on My Husband’s Lap and I Freaked Out
Relationships
3 months ago

In human relationships, moments of discomfort often arise. Such was the case when a seemingly innocent incident sent shockwaves through one woman’s world, shaking her marriage. In this story, we will dive into the labyrinth of emotions, exploring the tangled web of jealousy and insecurity. Was she right to freak out, or was she overreacting?

Confession: A Simple Date After a Divorce Took an Unexpected Turn

Confession: A Simple Date After a Divorce Took an Unexpected Turn
Relationships
4 months ago

Being a successful woman these days can feel like trying to juggle flaming torches while riding a unicycle on a tightrope over a pit of alligators. Sure, it sounds glamorous, but it’s also a bit of a circus act. It’s a delicate dance between chasing career dreams, keeping relationships afloat, and dodging societal expectations that can feel like a never-ending game of Twister.

Drew Barrymore Shared Tragic Details Why Her Mother Placed Her in a Psychiatric Hospital at Age 13

Drew Barrymore Shared Tragic Details Why Her Mother Placed Her in a Psychiatric Hospital at Age 13
People
5 months ago

Drew Barrymore, a baby girl born into the illustrious Barrymore acting dynasty, entered the world of Hollywood at the intersection of pedigree and promise. From the early stages of her life, she was surrounded by the glitz and glamour of showbiz. However, her journey took an unexpected turn when, at the tender age of 7, she found herself confronting the less glamorous and more challenging aspects.