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I Am Letting Go

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    I Am Letting Go

    How do you walk away from someone you love And take the road of friend; Can you reroute the course you have taken And start over once again? I don't really want to let you go But inside me I know I must; The times we've loved . . . the times you've left My heart says...
    ghostpoet ghostpoet 26-30, M 5 Responses Oct 25, 2007

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    IF THIS IS YOU : I'm ******* proud of you

    letting go of the bad and began creating something that is so good. it takes courage and strength and not everyone can do it. kissies. For a bright and new beautiful beginning. Take you're time, creating yourself by finding the person you want to be. which is the person you were...
    vf702 vf702 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 10

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    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I never asked for life.

    I was just given it. It was handed to me, and I was told to use it. Naturally I did what I was told, as we all do. I have been a fighter all my life. I have fought to keep my individuality, and I knocked down anyone who stood in my way. I won every battle. As I got older, I...
    theesodapop theesodapop 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    But finding it difficult can't stop thinking

    about my wife. She's always on my mind. Our divorce is almost final but I still love her and I don't want anyone else in my life other than her. I know my morals and fantasy doesn't fall into line with what I'm saying because I'd like to watch her with other guys but it doesn't...
    Toon009 Toon009 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 8

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    We have to stop trying to catch the river with

    our bare hands. Life continually move and flow. Otherwise, we stagnate or atrophy. Letting go is a huge part of that. If we do not let go and allow ourself to be changed, we will find ourselves stuck.
    DA68 DA68 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 9

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    Letting it go. I have let go on a lot of

    things. I have left things behind, people too and I still find myself needing to let go. I think I am not a keeper any way. Meaning I don't k ow how to keep something. Maybe? I'm just thinking. Wondering how much to let go can be difficult. Not wanting to make a mistake. Not...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    Letting Go

    After I wrote my recent story, "the affair", I felt like a huge weight was lifted off my shoulders. I reclaimed myself by taking those hidden diaries out. I let go of the secrets and the shame, the hiding of things, and the pretense of a good marriage. All those things made me...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 23, 2013

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    sherisha sherisha 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Im letting go of everything

    as well as everyone except the few i keep dear in my heart. my soul is filled with grief no more. im looking past it all and forgiving and forgetting.
    LunarDream LunarDream 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 30, 2014

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    I would let you go..No use to keep you

    if you dont know how to STAY.
    Silentstorms Silentstorms 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    when you start loving yourself

    and not caring what people think. you start to see people for what they are.
    muffen243 muffen243 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Letting go of bad memories

    and cutting all the people who take me for granted; not a big loss to me in fact it's the other way around. Afterall, I can do everything by myself.
    TheKillingPerfection TheKillingPerfection 22-25, F Jun 19

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    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I realize I sometimes hold on to people

    when theyre letting me go.  Sometimes the toughest part of letting go is realizing that the other person already did. This is hard for me because of my issues with abandonment.  So I tend to shy away from getting close to others, but when I do, I give myself fully - I...
    LanaKane LanaKane 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    every day gets harder

    than before. I don't know how long thus can go on. I cry myself to sleep. I burn myself. I cut myself. I'm falling apart.
    Sadiemay523 Sadiemay523 18-21, F 5 Responses May 15

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    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F 2 Responses May 5

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    With lots of hope and resolutions,

    a New Year is coming once again. We say to ourselves this is going to be the year, where we are going to achieve our goals. Still when the year comes to an end, we start analyzing records, our achievements and failures, only to realize that we have not achieved most of our New...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 30, 2014

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    I used to leave notes filled with love

    for my boyfriend before I left for work. I would tell him how much I loved him and cared for him. He showed me love by lying to me and talking to his exes so I grew cold and distant. Now he asks what is wrong? Why I am sad, where the notes filled with love went. I don't know how...
    kimberkisses kimberkisses 22-25, F 1 Response May 7

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    u r okay without me now?

    did i do all that do all that so that u cn forget me one day?
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 22

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    I have missed your voice,

    your lips, your laugh, your touch, the gentle look you give me. Your silliness, your mannerisms, your attitude, your raw energy. But I also miss me. This is not the person I want to be - the one that waits, and yearns for you and forgets how to be happy on my own. I love you...
    wildheart9 wildheart9 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Shee Saidd Shee Wass Finee ,

    Evenn Whenn Shee Wass Cryin ...
    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F Jul 17

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    Take Control

    Take control, and let it all go. Let the rain water enter and don't try and prevent it from ruining all that you treasure. Let your car run out of gasoline and the power plant turbines stop turning. Let the nieghbors dog **** on your lawn and the alley cats fight all night long...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 7 Responses Feb 13, 2013

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    Slowly decreasing the Amount of people i talk

    to because as hazel grace (TFIOS) says " I'm a grenade and at some point I'm going to blow up and I'm trying to minimise the casualties. Okay?"
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am letting go of the life

    that I've lived for the past 15 years. A new home. A new school for my son. A new routine in the morning. New neighbors. New paths to walk when I'm thinking. Everything was great until I found out the place where I lived before sold. I can't go back. I guess I'm better...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 21

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    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F Jul 12

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    When we undergo a crisis in our life,

    we feel threatened and out of our comfort zone. We consider the new situation, whatever it may be, as an enemy. We declare a revolt against it, hoping that our struggle would ultimately somehow make us victorious over it. We resist the changed situation it has brought along...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 4

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    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I want to let go of the memories of the hurt I

    have been given by some people.I want to forget these people and wish the best for them.Those who are angry with me,I am sorry.Be in peace.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Before you were so close,

    now you are so far... Unreachable.... :(
    Charmeeee Charmeeee 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 16, 2014

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    Just because a relationship ends,

    doesn't mean two people stopped loving each other. Sometimes, they just stopped hurting each other.
    Beautifulnlost22 Beautifulnlost22 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2014

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    I am letting go. I am letting go of anger

    and resentment. I am letting go of what could have been. I am letting go of sadness over what cannot be. I am letting go of pain. I am holding on to the all the smiles, all the happy memories, all the special moments. I am keeping the love, the crazy chemistry, the passion...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 11 Responses Jan 15

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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 did that I moved from the city to a new one I hope their doing find.
    RyanLThomas RyanLThomas 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 15, 2014

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    Today I have to work with the person

    so far I have loved the most aka "my boss". We are working alone today , and we have to constantly help each other... I feel I am almost recover even though he broke up two weeks ago(I do not know how it happened)... Thanks god for giving me the strength but I will need lots of...
    PurpleMermelade PurpleMermelade 18-21, F Jul 5

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    I had a dream we were more

    than that, but it was nothing more than a beautiful dream. It's now time to wake up, face reality and let go of the dream. Goodbye my friend, thank you for the dream. It was beautiful while it lasted. 
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 12 Responses Nov 29, 2014

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    I'm going to let go today of everything.

    I'm going to start over and build the chance for myself I never had. I'm going to embrace it all, be grateful for it all, and enjoy the things I'm missing. I'm going to live a better quality of life so I can stay true to the promises I made. So here it goes... I'm ready for...
    tuyetmeo tuyetmeo 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Of all my memories, my stories,

    things in my past. These are things that people do not know about. On the exterior, they see a highly ordered person who is efficient and dependable. There is really nothing wrong in that. It is enough for one to get by every day with that facade.
    novembermoon novembermoon 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    I am slowly letting you go.

    I think it's too much for us to handle. I am so sorry for what happened. I need to let you go. I have listen to you, gotten advice , and my feelings keep saying let her go, let her be happy again. I am so sorry.
    Notsosimpletoday Notsosimpletoday 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    I was doing some housework today

    and paused to look around. I saw the bare walls still looking freshly painted from this summer. Unopened paint cans next to the fridge. Paintbrushes, rollers, paint trays....Many of the rooms empty. One with my boxes still packed. I will need to resort them again. And I thought...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 10 Responses Jan 8, 2014

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    As much as I want to hold on to the truest love

    I have ever known I need to forget what that was or should I say *couldn't have been. Because if it was meant to be, it would be. We let each other go yesterday and I love him in a deeper way today than I did yesterday. The difference today as to yesterday, is that today I have...
    Hav2letgo4us Hav2letgo4us 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 9

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    At times, we feel confused,

    struck on the way, overwhelmed and dejected. During such trials what we normally do is to confront ourselves with a few but familiar and deceptive questions like "Why things always happen to me?" or “What can I do?” or “With whom can I talk this about?” etc. What we...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 14, 2014

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    I have liked this guy

    for over 3 years. we dated and I fell in love. i love everything he does and the way he is. he broke up with me, but continued to text me in a way thay screamed im still in love with you. I kept falling for it. And every time he broke my heart a little more. But now, im standing...
    ChangeInProgress ChangeInProgress 18-21, F 2 Responses May 19

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    Have you ever felt, if you could somehow take

    back your words immediately after you made that foolish comment to someone you cared, said something to the one you loved or written to someone you liked? If you are unsure about it, our regret about it itself that always follows, as surely as the night follows the sun, is an...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 27, 2014

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    Preparing for the final goodbye.

    For myself and my family. He doesn't care what I have to say or how he's broken me. But I will write it. I will start this year trying to break free of this prison in my head. I'll begin to heal and rebuild a marriage I should have never neglected. He will start the year being...
    mmarno mmarno 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 19, 2014

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    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F 4 Responses May 7

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    Letting Go And Moving On

    I have made this my time. My time to deal with all that is painful, examine it, and put it away.This is my time to heal, to face my demons and my fears. My time to remove those toxic people and circumstances from my life, and move on. Too much wasted time, too much wasted...
    greeneyedlady72 greeneyedlady72 41-45, F 12 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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