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I Am Letting Go of a Past Love

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 75 People

    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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    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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    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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    Done!

    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Oct 8

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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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    Today is his birthday,

    and it will be the 1st time in 4 yrs that I'm not going to email him and wish him a happy birthday. He never remembers my birthday, and that's always kind of hurt.. Especially since he knows that I remember his. And coming from me.. I only have a few people in my life aside from...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F Sep 29

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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

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    Too many people get stuck in their stubborn ways and habits that they've gotten use to over the course of their life. You have to step outside of your comfort zone or you will...
    ozboybrian ozboybrian 26-30 4 Responses Nov 25

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    this is totally not true. bc i love him, and he "loved" me. but i guess it wasnt real love because love never goes away and it wouldn't be "loved". it'd just be, i love him and he...
    flawlxsskay flawlxsskay 16-17, F Dec 10

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    I've felt the spark, I felt it twist down my spine, hit my lunges, and jolt my heart, all at the touch of his lips. That feeling writers write about, I've felt it, but he's gone...
    Lithotheil Lithotheil 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I've felt the spark, I felt it twist down my spine, hit my lunges, and jolt my heart, all at the touch of his lips. That feeling writers write about, I've felt it, but he's gone...
    Lithotheil Lithotheil 18-21, F Nov 24

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    Me hears past lovers thinking this. And now needs one from each gender. Why when me feels this way. Hmmm. Maybe need triage staff to cure me. Lmao.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    I'm not sure if you can describe this as love, but at least this was the closest I felt to being in love. I was hurt in the past, which made me really reluctant to admit to myself...
    DatGURLWithFangs DatGURLWithFangs 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm in a one way to a dead end relationship! I'm not happy but I let him stay because I really don't wanna deal with the debt I have.. Pardon that he's part of the reason I have...
    Jeshayna Jeshayna 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    December 20. Expectations of Others. It is our job to identify our needs, and then determine a balanced way of getting those needs met. We ultimately expect our Higher Power and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 51 mins ago

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    I wish I could allow that to sink into my head and stop worrying about the past and focus on my future. To be really honest, my past was so messed up, that I wish to go back and...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F Dec 9

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    im very happy to meet a guy that after he knew my past..,my life and the kind of place I was born..he still accept me..we did experienced lots of challenges and sacrifices for our...
    kathy02 kathy02 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I need to let go of my past and move on. I don't know why but many people have just disappeared recently taking my ability to trust with them I still don't understand whether I did...
    Madhatter135 Madhatter135 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I would like to say thank you, to all of you, for sharing your thougts with me and letting me to see you. Thank you EP for allowing me to express myself in a written word and...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 32 mins ago

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    November 27. We can Trust Ourselves. For many of us, the issue is not whether we can trust another person again; it's whether we can trust our own judgment again. "The last...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 27

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    In 1996, my first boyfriend presented me with an engagement ring. I just graduated high school. I accepted and we began our long life of knowing each other. We were engaged and...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 8 Responses Dec 4

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    To the girl he left me for, I always wondered who you were and what you were like. I wanted to see why he chose you and not me. Secretly, I wanted you to be superficial and...
    missssyme missssyme 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 11

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    baby please back to me I love you so much so much more I swear I never felt for someone anyone but you I love you Camille I swear iam different person I want you back I want you to...
    Lilyalexandergia Lilyalexandergia 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    December 5. Difficult People. Few things can make us feel crazier than expecting something from someone who has nothing to give. Few things can frustrate us more than trying to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 5

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    December 6. Letting Go of Shame. Many of us were victimized, sometimes more than once. We may have been physically abused, sexually abused, or exploited by the addictions of...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 6

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    however, I am not able to be emotionally stable. I cannot figure out if I should get back with my ex or be friends with her or just move on and start over all again, though I am...
    mak2512 mak2512 18-21, M Dec 10

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    Hey, My name's **** (Account name is an Alias for obvious reasons) and I fell in love with my cousin when I was 15... or around 15 years old. Anyway, I'll start from the...
    TobyMccoy1996 TobyMccoy1996 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 24

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    I know you said goodbye, but please read this. I am sorry I failed you. I would move mountains to take away the pain you feel. My heart broke when I hurt you; who I was died that...
    Deleated Deleated 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    THAW: Freedom From Frozen Feelings I write today, not to delve deeper into the depths of hopelessness, but to revel in the joy of friendship's love. I am but a regular person, cut...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    December 4. Letting Go. "How much do we need to let go of?" a friend asked one day. "I'm not certain," I replied, "but maybe everything." Letting go is a spiritual, emotional...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I've been holding on to anger towards my ex for far too long now. I've had time to think on it and we were definitely becoming toxic for one another, so splitting up was probably...
    MelMel68 MelMel68 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    November 21. Financial Fears. I sat in the car, looking at the sign on the door of the food shelf office: "Closed until Friday." It was Wednesday. I had two hungry children and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    Our First Conversation First semester was coming to an end. Where did the time go? Truthfully, I did not feel it go by. It was the last day of first semester and I was eager for...
    TheLoneRaven TheLoneRaven 18-21, F Nov 22

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    Seeing as I'm not entirely anonymous here, I've had a hard time deciding whether I want to post all of my happy, mushy reminders here or somewhere more privately :p I've concluded...
    SupernovaxxGirl SupernovaxxGirl 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    November 30. Detachment. One day, my son brought a gerbil home to live with us. We put it in a cage. Some time later, the gerbil escaped. For the next six months, the animal ran...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 30

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    I know what it's like to die. It happens when I'm alone. When one thought leads to another and I'm trapped in an endless spiral of anxiety. The past catches me, grips me tight...
    thisISalessa thisISalessa 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I want to move on and forget about my past relationship with my ex boyfriend whom i loved so much. I need advises on how to move on..
    snoozearf snoozearf 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    "Call Me Hopeless, Not Romantic" I can't believe that so much time was spent on my own Just trying to figure it out all alone Don't show emotion, let this go I can't pretend that...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Nov 24

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    I was in a very dark place when I as younger. I hated every single thing about myself. I would look in the mirror and wished I looked like someone else. Talked and thought like...
    solojo solojo 31-35, M Nov 25

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    (This is me venting some thoughts that plague me.) I know it's not easy. It never has not never will it be easy. I'll never forget it, but I hope to place those memories in the...
    WanderingNotQuiteLost WanderingNotQuiteLost 18-21, F Nov 29

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    Here is a part of an article excerpted from “The Secret of Letting Go” by GUY FINLEY. Self-Correction is Self-Elevation We are a peculiar race of beings. On one hand, each...
    lightislove lightislove 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    One of the most hardest things to do is accept an idea that you didn't even want in the first place. "Hey, are you and Sam still dating?" It is a question that makes me heart...
    pimpchen pimpchen 16-17, F Dec 9

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    It's been more than a week that we broke up. I'm beginning to let go of the past, the things we've been through together and moving on on a new chapter of life but i will never...
    mxnzyy mxnzyy 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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