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I Am Growing Up and Looking Back

Let's talk about some memories. 386 People

    Tragedy

     Today for whatever reason I think back on these past three years. The beginning of so many new friendships that quickly dissolved, the tragedies, and the good memories that brought so many laughs. I think about the Man who changed it all by bringing into my life the hero I'll...
    hwood18 hwood18 13-15 Jul 23, 2013

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    Looking Back At It

    I was raped 7 years ago.  The memory of it comes back randomly and when it does, I play the scene over in my head.  When it does, I feel sick to my stomach.  I don't want to cry, I don't get angry, but my stomach just feels funny.  No idea why I do that. ...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 9 Responses Aug 3, 2010

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    The problem with growing up is seeing your

    heroes for what and who they really are... regular humans... just like you. I can't blame them for my disappointment, the fault is all mine, for believing in them and trusting to be way more than they ever asked to be... It is hard to reflect on times you felt they were there...
    IndecisiveLateBloomer IndecisiveLateBloomer 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I Love You

    In my young beautiful life as a child I played and found joy in most everything I touched or saw. In the uncertain years of being a teen and trying to find the place I belong I loved with fear of losing and cried with hurt of heart, yet found time inbetween to act out...
    Traceavery Traceavery 61-65, M 3 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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    School and Books and Homework

     Life is not all about school and books and homework.  I finally realize that.
    winniebree winniebree 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2008

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    Town of Mosquitos

    I remember in the summer of 2000 I started my internship as a student teacher in a junior high located in a small town of south mainland China. Since I was in a teacher's program of a community college, going to a countryside school to teach for a month was not such a bad option...
    winniebree winniebree 26-30, F Jan 9, 2009

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    i have allways been socialy awkard

    but know im strating to understand those around me, and it seems they are starting to get me too i feel apreciated confident and through my downs of bullying a nicer person more forgiving and more self respect gone are the days of depression and feeling like im nothing.
    Sumptous Sumptous 18-21, F Mar 20, 2014

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    Can't Stop Looking Back

    I can't help feeling that I want to have my past back, I feel no older than I did at 16, my whole life was turned on it's head and somewhere along the years I've lost myself in my past. I wish I could move on and remember the good times but I can't seem to do it. I'm getting...
    myselfxox myselfxox 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2009

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    Life Was So Easy When Summer Lasted Forever...

    Remember that? the feeling that summer lasted forever, and there was so much thrilling potential, just around the corner - all the waterfights, camps, sleepovers, parties, family visits, and feasts that summer held in store?   I reckon its always summertime in heaven.
    Jyssa Jyssa 22-25 Dec 9, 2008

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    Memories

    I may just be 22 but I know iv lived enough to be atleast thirty lol. I look back and I see her. She has dark blue hair,she keeps them straight because she hates her curls. She wears black eyeliner and wears dark blue boot cut jeans most days, she calls them her 'live in' jeans...
    Unmasked Unmasked 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2013

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    socalsissi socalsissi 36-40, T May 6, 2014

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    Missing What's In Front Of You!

    I don't know why I do this, but I do it everyday, in the morning sit by the window looking out at the garden to the sky daydreaming and going backward! I see visions and images of memories of the past as if I was really there now back at that time and place, then I find myself...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2013

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    Changes & Memories

      I miss living in NY. I lived there until I was 11 years old. Then I moved to Florida -___-. Here, I've become a completely different person from who I was then. Before, I was a naive and stuck-up, spoiled brat. I treated people like they should be honored that I even...
    iloveedward iloveedward 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2009

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    People are silly.. somethings need to be tended

    often. Why do men so different.. why do they prefer fake love, happiness, why an illusion? why not the honest hard work woman who is not always smiling but who gave so much just .. enjoy time with u like all unconditional love does. to someone like u who hardly gave anything...
    butterflyofchange butterflyofchange 22-25, F Dec 27, 2014

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    Woah? I am 20 years old.

    I've sprouted into a young man positive, strong, confident, happy, and smart. I'm nearly into my third year of college staying and it's moving fast. So much has happened in my life and it has me stronger:
    PozlifeD PozlifeD 18-21, M Dec 5, 2014

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    Lookin' Back At My Childhood

    everytime i smell the scent of things back in my childhood days like paint, moose, philippine perfume called "colors", etc. etc, i would have flashbacks of those happy times when i had no worries. when i didnt need to think or worry about anything. i miss the...
    fukitol fukitol 18-21, F Dec 1, 2008

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    My Golden Day.

     My birthday is in 3 days and it's those times when you really sit and evaluate your current life. Of course it's in those times that you truly realize how many close relationships you have and the amount of love the fills your life on a daily basis.  To really explain...
    InsanelyMe08 InsanelyMe08 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2009

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    I hate growing up seeing how hard it is I don't

    want to grow up but when I was a kid I always told my mom I can't wait to get older so I can do what I want but I don't care about that no more I care about what am I going to be and will I have enough money and will I have kids and will I have wrinkles
    omfgtori omfgtori 13-15, F Jul 10, 2014

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    i think its interesting how i see becoming an

    adult and how it has changed. in elementary school i thought it would never happen, in middle school i figured i wouldnt have to think about it for a long time, and now in high school i wonder if i will jump off a bridge before i get the chance to be an "adult". i miss when life...
    ablonddude ablonddude 16-17, M Nov 3, 2014

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    Spud

     Spud was the first pet i remember having. She was a brown cat, with a loud meow.    I can't remember how old i was, maybe 7 or 8,  this is one of my earliest memories.    Spud was sick, she'd been sick for a while. My dad was heavily drinking...
    dotta415 dotta415 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11, 2009

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    Growing Up And Looking Back

    Growing up, and looking back,That's me,In fact,Not only me,Most grown ups,They look back,How time's flown,Since we were kids!
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Aug 18, 2012

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    Growing up and looking back,

    quicksand seemed a much bigger problem than it turned out to be.
    izzypie izzypie 36-40, F Aug 12, 2014

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    It is life Today I looked at a pic from high

    school. I normally don't take pics because I look weird in pics, but when I was at high school, my ex would want to take pics so they would remain as a memory for us. My ex's birthday is after tomorrow, 28/12 is one date I think I will never ever forget, it is not a matter of me...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2013

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    Finally

    Finally,I'm all grown up,Happy,looking back,Hasn't been easy,But I've tried,Today,Justice played it's part,I got my reward.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 4, 2012

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    I Am Growing Up and Looking Back

    Growing up makes me taste joy and pain. Looking back makes me realize who I was and what I am.  
    winniebree winniebree 26-30, F Nov 30, 2008

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    Looking Back, Moved Around A Lot.

    21 Years, 2 Countries, 6 Cities, Moved 8 times.   (P.S: I will give out a condensed history of me, will briefly write of moving 4 times) The first time I moved to Dubai from Delhi, I remember being excited a lot. I was moving to a whole new country at a very young age. A...
    kxyz kxyz 22-25, M Feb 10, 2010

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    I don't know what to do with my life

    and it stresses me out
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Jul 15

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    Yesterday was my birthday!

    yay it wasnt exciting......at all.
    teenwolf360 teenwolf360 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Santa Claus

    As a child growing up in China, I didn't know about "Santa Claus" until school age. Actually when I first saw the picture with a Santa Claus in it. I cringed. In the back of the head I thought that in the the red sack which Santa was carrying...there must be a...
    winniebree winniebree 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2008

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    It Took A Turkey To Realize There Are Better Choices To Be Made! :)

    Better choices...I began thinking about choices today, not just any choices, but better choices. The Thanksgiving went something like this. First it wasn't typical as I went to my old stomping grounds to be with a family member I had not seen in a while. I decided since I was...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F Nov 22, 2012

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    It's the end of the holidays! Ugh. It's tragic. I hate having to go back to school. It'll be nice to see my friends but I hate having to get up early. :(
    GeorgiaAllender13 GeorgiaAllender13 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I wore boxers through middle/high school basically out of peer pressure. Like most guys I figure, we all switch to boxer/ boxer briefs at some point. But finally I grew tired of...
    Jrm2 Jrm2 22-25, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I wish I could go back and be there for little me. Just be the one to hug her and tell her everything is okay.
    Abcdefghijessy Abcdefghijessy 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm looking for a feeder girl
    nicolo9769 nicolo9769 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    1989...a year I would defiantly go back to if I could!
    deseeluv7eleven deseeluv7eleven 31-35, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Hii :) I'm looking for my daddy! I know I have one out there but I can't seem to find him!
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    This is one of the most horrendous feelings in the world! Two of my then best friends were messaging back and forth about me on Facebook, saying that they thought I was selfish and...
    tinyheart8888 tinyheart8888 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    Hello message me, just looking for casual chats!!­čśť
    Lovethis14 Lovethis14 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    My mom is always looking after me she wont get off my back when i go out with friends or my gf she constantly blowing up my phone and making sure im alright and if i dont come back...
    Christian35 Christian35 16-17, M 23 hrs ago

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    anyone have an instagram? willing to follow you and if you want give me a follow back :)
    PeachCreme PeachCreme 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    So I met a guy who lives about 40 minutes away yesterday, and we hit it off really well, we have a lot in common. We talked about meeting up sometime, and came up with a few ideas...
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