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I Am Letting Go of a Past Love

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    Let It Out -   Jeff,               I need to tell you so many things, especially since you are so sick and life...
    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...
    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...
    constantchange constantchange 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2009

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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...
    carlos1796 carlos1796 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 26, 2013

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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...
    Charliehere Charliehere 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 26, 2010

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 15, 2011

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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...
    Missy0607 Missy0607 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 22, 2008

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    For the longest time, I thought being born on Valentine’s day, sucked. Yeah, it’s a holiday full of love and for those without a partner or sweetheart… it sucks...
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    Today I feel much the same way I felt about a year and a half ago. It's been a good amount of time since I broke up with a very special person and things have gotten only a little...
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    unexpectedlove15 unexpectedlove15 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Im 20 and my dad is a pastor and I love my parents to death, but there is so much I resent about them. Because of their sheltering me from the world, I have always been extremely...
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    Venting to set myself free... Dear Soon-to-be Ex... As the divorce you have wanted so badly the last 17 months is near, I am writing this in order to let you go. To stop...
    ChangingDad ChangingDad 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    March 30. Experiment. Experiment. Try something new. Try stepping out. We have been held back too long. We have held ourselves back too long. As children, many of us were...
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    When I started loving myself” - A poem by Charlie Chaplin written on his 70th birthday on April 16, 1959: When I started loving myself I understood that I’m always and at any...
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    Today I had yet another deep conversation with my acting professor. He told me how I should just ignore people's judgements and go past that, how I shouldn't be afraid to be myself...
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    Ever since I got the balls to stand up and and try contact someone from my past, I had a sudden wake up call hit me in the face, I have learnt though I am big hearted and I love to...
    delic21 delic21 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    i)Life is about trusting your feelings and taking chances, losing & finding happiness, appreciating the memories,learning from the past & realizing people change...
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    Our first real conversation. First semester was coming to an end. Where did the time go? Honestly, I did not feel it go by. So it is true... your high school years are like a...
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    The few people who know me think they know my history well, but they only have bits and pieces of the story. There are too many pathological liars out there these days, I mean, I...
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    Hi, all~! I hope you’re doing well. First off, I’d like to thank everyone for welcoming me into this group with open arms. The kind words and support you’ve offered me mean...
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    I know that this is one of the biggest things that diminishes my quality of life and I am working on it. Yet, I have not been very successful in changing. Although, I am friendly...
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    i am letting go with a heavy heart .....a heart so heavy that the weight of carrying it around for so long has troubled my very soul ......its a burden i can be without .......i...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer 36-40 Apr 4

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    I have such a hard time letting my walls down. Also the fact that i was in a seven yr relationship that just recently ended doesn't help. But I just can't trust people at all. I...
    Fantasy646 Fantasy646 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    I always try to be open and honest, be the person I would like to be seen as. It can be difficult sometimes and I have opened myself up to a lot of untrustworthy, nasty people over...
    Bellastasia Bellastasia 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    All the time I'm letting go of my friends they want help and I try but they keep pushing me away I can't let that happen but they told to let them be so I left them alone. Once I...
    RyanLThomas RyanLThomas 13-15, M 1 day ago