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I Am Letting Go Of Attachments

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    I have been attached to hopes and dreams that can now never be
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 13 Responses Feb 22, 2011

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    Attachment to people,

    places and things always bring pain. At times I may know cognitively these may not be good for me, but I am a creature of habit and find it hard to break. I come to EP to seek a shelter from real world issues. However, because we are people with human needs, we find that even in...
    novembermoon novembermoon 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 18, 2015

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    I literally just now .

    . Got left by someone . But I'm glad in a way that he finally left me . .. Because I think I was growing attached .. I actually liked him but its an unhealthy attachment ... Considering . So now I get to let go .. And he made the decision for me . I think maybe now I'll stop...
    SoleExecutioner SoleExecutioner 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 5

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    i am a huge contradiction when it comes to this topic. yes i am selective with who i share my personal life with but at the same time i am an open book and will discuss most...
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    🌟Well you only need the light when it's burning lowOnly miss the sun when it starts to snow...
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    People come and go throughout one's life. It happens to all of us. Letting go isn't easy. It's a process. I've had to succumb to this process many times. I was able t let go of all...
    Whirlwind5 Whirlwind5 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    No matter what social media site I go on I'm always careful on who I talk to. Almost all the time my intuition is able to pick up on which ones are real and which ones are worth...
    ThisStrangeEffect ThisStrangeEffect 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I realized today that I'm not going to be single and lonely anymore. We broke up almost three weeks ago. I am happy to be SINGLE and FREE. I can now make decisions on my own. I...
    trendd trendd 31-35, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Rough day. Surges of tears as the Acceptance and Depression phase continues. There is some sense of these surges being like "bubbles rising to the surface" and I'm able to let go...
    v0lition v0lition 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    After a year of dealing with the biggest crush on a friend that won't feel the same way, I'm finally getting my mind and heart clear of all the feelings. She has always been a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 28

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    Have a nice day dear people !!!! Don't lose hope at all ...
    Lena000 Lena000 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    Well chatted with ex lover tonight and there's no animosity. I'm going through phases of grief and I'm at the acceptance stage. He's actually having a harder time tthinking of...
    v0lition v0lition 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I couldn't make him want to say goodnight to me. He was no longer curious. No longer interested in my day. Didn't ask about my feelings. What exactly should I be missing right...
    v0lition v0lition 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    Another day, another person soon to leave my life. As I am sure you have experienced, people come and go into ones life. I struggle with letting people in, close to my heart...
    itscake itscake 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    Getting attached to people easily and thinking everyone was my friend has gotten my feelings hurt and made me realize who was actually there for me. I can be a nice ******* person...
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I felt my anxiety begin to rise earlier so I decided to meditate to calm myself down and make light of the storm I am facing. I learned a few things in my meditation. For one, for...
    Negrita13131 Negrita13131 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    I am careful about letting people close because once I care about you, I care about you. I have a hell of a time trying to uncare about some one. It just doesn't work like that for...
    QueenVen QueenVen 16-17, F Jan 25

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    I wish it were that easy...... I'm basically shattered and broken.
    whatdidido3085 whatdidido3085 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 24

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    I swear, everyday I try to let you go because it's obvious you're already over me. At times during the day, I think im strong enough and try to forget you. But then I remember all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 24

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    lately I've been having friend troubles. it bothers me because the last time this childish stuff happened was 8th grade and I thought I'd be done with that. I don't feel...
    kristy99 kristy99 22-25 Jan 23

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    well a dentist told a child that letting go is like pulling a painful teeth u get relief after it is gone but in the day your tounge rolls at that place hundred times it is very...
    blossomingangel blossomingangel 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    When someone's been your world for the past year and a half it's hard to let go. I wish I could just delete her out of my mind, but I can't. She's gonna take part of my heart I can...
    wackyzacky wackyzacky 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 23

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    Finally feeling better after a deep run with depression! I swear, if the medical industry would be able to find a way to crack the code on the connection between depression and...
    StormAngelus StormAngelus 36-40 2 Responses Jan 23

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    I am letting you go. Cause i need to move on and be happy for myself. I know it's hard but i nees to do it.
    katrineanne katrineanne 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    I'm letting go of you and moving on, not because I don't love you anymore, but because you were never good or right for me. You did nothing but tear me down and make me believe I...
    asteriai asteriai 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    "When people walk away from you... Let them go.... Your destiny is never tied to anyone who leaves you, and it doesn't mean they are bad people. It means that their part in your...
    SxYSil SxYSil 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    I'm the type of person who will always care about you. It doesn't matter what you've done to me, how badly you've hurt me, or how far we've drifted apart - a part of me will always...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 20

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    I guess I've been feeling better. I can say that. But honestly, I can't say that time heals all wounds alone. One has to ACTIVELY pursue healing and happiness EVERY SINGLE DAY...
    Negrita13131 Negrita13131 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    This is my story...every bit of it is true. This is MY life... No one knows how I felt, how I lived it...but me. All those bittersweet memories....are forever marked through my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 20

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    Wow..... So this evening, my son and I where talking about college and I logged onto a college website for him to look at the courses that he may be able to choose from..... When...
    notAloneWithYou notAloneWithYou 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    S has hurt me once again and honestly I don't feel bad about it . I just want to move on , it will take some time but I will do it day by day .I finally feel like this year has...
    undeterminedd undeterminedd 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    feeling great right now..I hope I have this feeling everyday
    Alexus11 Alexus11 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    My poor little heart is breaking into millions of pieces again. I am sick and tired of being hurt all the time. What did I do wrong? What was my fault? Am I not pretty enough? Not...
    AmberDD AmberDD 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I always feel empty and complain about the fact that I'm single. almost 23y but never been in relationship .
    uglypig uglypig 22-25, F Jan 17

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    i learned that when something stresses you or troubles you, you just have to let go. free yourself from trouble's enslavement. thats what i did, i quit my job and i felt so free...
    blitzkrieg7 blitzkrieg7 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    "Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You...
    AnonymouslyGeneric1 AnonymouslyGeneric1 41-45, F Jan 16

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    I'm letting go I can't control what happens. I am a control freak. this is major lol.
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