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I Am Letting Go of a Past Love

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 have trouble letting go of the past.. But recently I've learned that if they wanted to be in my life then it wouldn't be considered the past.. So don't miss me😏😘✌️👋
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    Ok. So I'm in high school and I've been having some anxiety lately. My dad's away on a business trips constantly and my mom is always stressed. I used to think she loved me but was...
    Sarah9906 Sarah9906 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    for you Wera :) You showd here as a somewhat angry young lady..but I saw something past that anger. I saw your pain. People didnt see it and you were not treated with the love...
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    MaiChan MaiChan 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    someonerandom someonerandom 22-25, F Jul 5

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    July 27. Letting Go. Stop trying so hard to control things. It is not our job to control people, outcomes, circumstances, and life. Maybe in the past we couldn't trust and let...
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    It took me some time. But I declare that in the name of Jesus I am letting go of my past relationship. I am so grateful to be able to reach this point in life. I don't want to see...
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    “I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when...
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    raldy raldy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Oh yes way....I'm letting go of the past and moving forward to the future, what's left is just a memory
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    My life over the last twelve months has been hell since I Divorced Graham but im letting the past go and moving on ill never forgive the lying cheating bastard but I am not that...
    myleeneklass myleeneklass 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    bloomish bloomish 22-25, F 9 Responses Jun 29

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    July 4. Celebrate. Take time to celebrate. Celebrate your successes, your growth, and your accomplishments. Celebrate you and who you are. For too long you have been too hard on...
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    dolceharajuku dolceharajuku 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Bluetoxicity Bluetoxicity 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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