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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 was in Australia for about a month. We had been in contact a few times over viber, a lot of which were hurtful messages. Not abuse but through the messages I could tell he was...
    EBAAA EBAAA 18-21, F Aug 11

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    I know that when you love someone so deeply, are loved so deeply and you need each other, you change each other in so many ways, you heal each other.... I feel I unable to properly...
    Lucienn Lucienn 18-21, T Aug 12

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    I'm falling in love. And its scary to me because i dont think it can be the same way I loved my past love, the one I know I would still have if he wasn't watching me from heaven...
    ForeverLoveGone ForeverLoveGone 18-21, F a week ago

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    I was meditating earlier this evening. Thoughts came and went about past loves and partners who I've been fortunate to spend time with. Then I heard the words "How sad it is to...
    ollierosser ollierosser 26-30 3 days ago

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    August 23. Self Care. "When will we become lovable? When will we feel safe? When will we get all the protection, nurturing, and love we so richly deserve? We will get it when we...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Letting go of the evil bondage that was on me. Letting go of unforgiveness, letting go of the past. Going through a spiritual cleanse by CHRIST. Want to start healing others...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F 17 hrs ago

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    “Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.” ― Gerald...
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F Aug 6

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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...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 27

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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...
    ImmaBeJustFine ImmaBeJustFine 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I did it. I ended it. I'm trying very hard to be fair, and give her a month to get out of my apartment, but she keeps trying to manipulate me into letting her stay longer. I'm just...
    Ag0405 Ag0405 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I Just Wanted Your Love By Alexz Johnson You got time If time is what you needed You're not mine I rather not believe you're fine Rather think you're up all night You're alright...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F Jul 23

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    I've never really let go of the past... A good past that haunts me everyday. Most people talk about the pain that they can't let go, which is justified; I also have some of those...
    Es777 Es777 26-30, M Aug 2

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    I know I've held so many memories with emotions, and people that are dear to me in my heart. I loved someone dearly and in return I have fet loved before. It's really hard to let...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    August 18. Valuing this Moment. "Detachment involves present moment living - living in the here and now. We allow life to happen instead of forcing and trying to control it. We...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    July 31. Letting Go of What We Want. "For those of us who have survived by controlling and surrendering, letting go may not come easily." —Beyond Codependency In recovery, we...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 31

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    August 21. Detaching in Relationships. When we first become exposed to the concept of detachment, many of us find it objectionable and questionable. We may think that detaching...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Love is meant to be with someone you want to spend the rest of your life with. Love is when you're willing to DIE for that person. You would do anything for them. You will stay...
    sayakakyouko sayakakyouko 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I don't know what to do for him. He randomly didn't speak to me all day yesterday, even though our conversation that morning was wonderful. I stayed up all night so I could be...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Aug 10

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    I can't sleep. I can't get over the pain of knowing my partner is depressed and is pushing me away. I don't know what else to do. I so desperately want to feel loved. I need to...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Aug 11

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    August 17. Healing Thoughts. Think healing thoughts. When you feel anger or resentment, ask God to help you feel it, learn from it, and then release it. Ask Him to bless those...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    I'm 24 and I just realised that I am truly in love for the first time ever. I thought that I was in love in my past relationships but my current boyfriend is the only one who made...
    april0132 april0132 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Backstreet Boys - Don't Leave MeDon't leave meCuz you need meI never wanna be without youRonan Keating - Bring You HomeYou'll make mistakesAnd hearts will breakAnd tears will...
    PosterGirl PosterGirl 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Aug. 1. Gratitude. "We learn the magical lesson that making the most of what we have turns it into more." —Codependent No More Say thank you, until we mean it. Thank God...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 1

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    LIFEHOUSE LYRICS "Hanging By A Moment" Desperate for changing, starving for truth I'm closer to where I started, I'm chasing after you I'm falling even more in love with you...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I was asked today if I have a knight in shinning armor or a dumbass in tinfoil. Well, I have been thinking about it and I am pretty sure I have a dumbass in tinfoil. Yeah he doesn...
    SlimsB SlimsB 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Chicken pasta salad Bre's way! 2 small cans of shredded chicken 1 small yellow onion 1 cucumber 2tbp mayo, mustard, sugar and relish 1/3 cup of bacon bits 1 box of macaroni...
    breeze90 breeze90 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    If I plan to give someone my heart I love them all the way. Nothing matters except how I feel for that person, not looks not money not there past, present, just our future.
    starknight starknight 36-40, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    All my life, I have been so focused on the past that I haven't been enjoying the present. I've been focusing on what others think of me and why my friends were seemingly non...
    TheVantriloquist TheVantriloquist 18-21 Jul 26

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    Aug. 2. In Between. Sometimes, to get from where we are to where we are going, we have to be willing to be in between. One of the hardest parts of recovery is the concept of...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 2

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    people just aren't there for you like they say they'll be. so I kinda just closed myself off from people these past 2 or 3 years.
    SailorGoon SailorGoon 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    This dumb jam didn't mean a thing Ecstasy, rave is king Fake diamonds shining on a finger And I'm bad for you You stole my soul, or I gave it to you I wish I was a spray can Hey...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M Aug 15

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    Online at least I can be a bit chatty, but even online I don't let people close easily. I'm trying to keep previous damage in the past, but I'm still quite cautious. Hopefully in...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I have trust issues because of my past and therefore I am very cautious who I let close to me.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    "Dry your eyes Hide your face with your hands One last breath Hold it in **** your past The future Is in your hands Just sit back and relax Put your ******* shades on Put that...
    kittyblackeyes kittyblackeyes 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    Lillafyq Lillafyq 31-35, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Every time I let someone get close to me which rarely happens they always end up disappointing me. Now I'm done letting people get close to me. I'm going to push everyone out now...
    cristina44 cristina44 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    I'm letting go of people who constantly let me down or disappoint me. I'm getting rid of those who tend to bring me down. Letting go and moving on. If you don't hear from me, you...
    Saram1985 Saram1985 26-30, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    August 10. Letting Go of Perfection. "As I journey through recovery, more and more I learn that accepting myself and my idiosyncrasies — laughing at myself for my ways — gets...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 11

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    August 14. Owning Our Power. Many of us have someone in our life that challenges our ability to trust and care for ourselves. When we hear that person's voice or are in his or...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 14

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    August 19. Letting Go of Shame. Shame is that dark, powerful feeling that holds us back. Yes, shame can stop us from acting inappropriately. But many of us have learned to attach...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    Its not just about alcohol and the casual psychedelic and marijuana use that I'm talking about. I just love to get HIGH, alter the state of my consciousness. There are many forms...