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I Am Letting Go of a Past Love

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 78 People

    "when you love someone,

    you've gotta learn to let them go..."
    TrueLove213 TrueLove213 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I left my fiance three months before our wedding to marry my high school sweetheart who had just returned from the Marines. My Marine and I had a long history together, with almost getting married out of high school. We hadn't talked for a while after a huge break up with...
    Missy0607 Missy0607 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 22, 2008

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    Taking another step to move-on with my life.

    .. shredding the love letters and sweet notes of the ex that now is the biggest jerk in the world.
    IbelithLP IbelithLP 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2014

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    Let It Out

      Jeff,               I need to tell you so many things, especially since you are so sick and life is so very uncertain.             I’ve always loved...
    Highlandheart8 Highlandheart8 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 1, 2008

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    Just Keep Swimming...

    Well, when I was 17, I came into contact with a guy I used to have the biggest crush on as a kid. We started dating and I fell madly in love with him. We were inseparable for a year and a half. We were both living in group homes. If he was homeless, I would purposely be homeless...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 15, 2011

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    I've an ex that reappeared

    after almost 6 years away. He started to sweet talk with me. All his attitude made me feel like he wanted me back, this gave me hope that we were going to get back together. We started to make plans on getting back together, but after a while talking he started to change. I...
    IbelithLP IbelithLP 36-40, F Oct 8, 2014

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    Goodbye My Lover

      Goodbye My Lover   Did I disappoint you or let you down? Should I be feeling guilty or let the judges frown? 'Cause I saw the end before we'd begun, Yes I saw you were blinded and I knew I had won. So I took what's mine by eternal right. Took your soul out...
    constantchange constantchange 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2009

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    My Irish Love Affair

    This is a story of a girl going to Ireland who was feeling fun and fabulous. Then she met a boy. He told me he was in love with me. I believed him. I spent a month of my holiday with him mtg his family and friends. He asked me if I was going to tell my father about him? What...
    Charliehere Charliehere 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 26, 2010

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    Bye Sweet! God Bless You!

    Three months ago i rekindled lost romantic feelings for a girl way back in my teens thru fb. She's married now with 2 kids living in a different country. Chatting w/ her was like travelling back in time, a time when i adored her so much. It hurt so much to have communicated with...
    carlos1796 carlos1796 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 26, 2013

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    Finally Letting Go of Her

    she was my best friend, and i fell for her and im 99% sure she felt the same way seeing as she told me, everyone always told us it wasn't right the way we acted cuz we were girls and best friends dont act that way (holding hands, hugging, cuddling) and at the time i didn't think...
    dough89 dough89 18-21 Jul 28, 2008

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    I had worthless past I want to die before someone get to know I have a self respect why don't you people understand!!!!!!!!! I don't forget you past you are the only disgusting...
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    Dear Kirtle, This is honestly the first letter I’ve been able to write to you from a place of peace, entirely untainted by even the slightest amount of fear, desperation...
    Kearnez1985 Kearnez1985 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    To let go isn’t to forget, not to think about, or ignore. It doesn’t leave feelings of anger, jealousy, or regret. Letting go isn’t winning, and it isn’t losing. It’s...
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    I'm a gay guy in my sophomore year of high school. At the beginning of my freshman year in high school I saw a boy named Josh in my multi-media design class. I kinda liked him at...
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    I cheated on my husband in the past. We been together for 18 years ( since we were 15 ) and he recently asked me one day while we were laying in bed, if I ever cheated on him in...
    wife81 wife81 31-35, F 7 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Good bye drama,good bye mental pain,good bye to all the garbage that made me go insane. It's time to live my life as how I want it to be. Stronger,confident,bold like the man I...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 1 Response 51 mins ago

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    If you keep the past active in your mind... you´ll only forget about making a future...and enjoying a present...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 18 mins ago

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    cillasavage cillasavage 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 11

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    HereToMakeFriends HereToMakeFriends 41-45, F 4 hrs ago

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    I keep thinking about my past, and I'm scared my past has defined me, giving me a lack of identity and but I know that's just a self fulfilling prophecy, right?
    Persephanie Persephanie 22-25, F Feb 12

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    It's easier to run Replacing this pain with something numb It's so much easier to go Than face all this pain here all alone Something has been taken from deep inside of me The...
    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge 16-17, F Feb 10

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    Yalanda Yalanda 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    as I write this, I'm also letting it go. my heart is with a woman from my past who is now in my present. the future is a different story now. let's call her Dawn. Dawn was an ex...
    jarae jarae 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    neverdiewondering neverdiewondering 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    Now that you're gone, I look back and remember the good times and all of the happiness you brought to my life. I remember how you allowed me to be who I am, a kid. You allowed me...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 17

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    I am an anxious person when it comes to relationships, whether they are familial, romantic or platonic. The closer I am to somebody, the more I fear of making mistakes. In the past...
    crystalhaze crystalhaze 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Its not being scared, its being sad.. Sad that the beautiful texts were having is gonna stop. The stories we created plotting us in a really magical and charming world with no...
    TheLeftBehind TheLeftBehind 16-17, M Feb 3

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    I have baggage. But they're all not mine. I took some time last night, to separate my baggage, from all the ones I know and love. I couldn't believe what I saw after I wrote. My...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 7

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    To: Everyone that needs comfort in these dark times. From: Red Song:             Hold Me Now Fall asleep to dreams of home Where the waves are crashing The only place I've...
    Musicgamer14 Musicgamer14 13-15, M Jan 28

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    To: Everyone that needs comfort in these dark times. From: Red Song:             Hold Me Now Fall asleep to dreams of home Where the waves are crashing The only place I've...
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    Of all my memories, my stories, things in my past. These are things that people do not know about. On the exterior, they see a highly ordered person who is efficient and...
    novembermoon novembermoon 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 14

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