I Am Making Peace With My Past

Understanding who I was, who I am now, who I am becoming 348 People

    Leaving It In the Past

    I can forgive the actions and non- actions of my past. I have a harder time forgiving myself - but working on that. Life is pretty good right now - besides the economic turn down that we have all seen lately. I have written previous experiences on here stating...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jun 21, 2009

    I Can'T Hold Back Anymore

    I have made so many mistakes in my life that I'd max out this post if I enumerated them. Sometimes I wonder what is the point -- why bother continuing if I can't fix what has been done. But really, now, I try to have the perspective that we may not be able to change our mistakes...
    happyadventurer happyadventurer
    26-30, F
    May 7, 2013

    I Am

        i am making peace with my past . the pain is starting to heal instead of haunting me .
    deleted deleted
    Aug 18, 2009

    Its still a work in progress though,

    going on a holiday that I initially planned years by forehand with my former friend is a trigger that still makes me feel mixed emotional. On one hand I am very excited after what happend I could use some relaxation and fun but on the other hand I know its not how it was...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear
    31-35, M
    Jun 22, 2015

    All The Pain,Happiness.

    if you have followed me,you know a little of it.since my parents have both gotten ill.i have reflected back on my life and the things that happened.i know my parents suffered from mental issues,depression,anxiety.they loved me.but,i still have trouble with what is called the...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    Sep 25, 2013

    I learned in counseling today

    that I am a person who likes to please people. That has always been true. I love people to be happy. The most beautiful thing in the world to me is laughter. Every person I have always know think I am so funny. In realizing I like to please people I have neglected myself. I...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady
    31-35, F
    May 8, 2014

    It's Important

    I think, it's important to go make peace with who we were in the past. Learn to accept our flaws, our faults, our wrong decisions. Learn to love who we were in order to become who we are. Re-visit the past & learn from it. Remember who we used to be to help us be who we...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 27, 2009

    Mending Those Fences And Moving On

    I have a man who loves me. Do I love him back? I have to say that I don't, but that it's more of I don't YET... I do have feelings for him, and I can see a future for us. A real future. He would honestly do anything for me, and he is all I've ever wanted. My only issue is that I...
    13rznsy 13rznsy
    18-21, F
    Aug 1, 2011

    I Choose Better Friends Now

    First of all, my memory is not good, partly because of my past alcohol and drug abuse and partly, I think, because I have spent a lot of my life, being withdrawn into mysef in some private world.  So over the years whenever I have run into, found, or been...
    Rooanne Rooanne
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2009

    This week I did a clearing EFT ritual to unblock

    and release the ancestral patterns that were accidentally/unknowingly passed onto my consciousness. All that came to the surface was due for clearing. Part of the work was also a chakra balancing for my holistic healing. To move out of constraints and free myself from old...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jul 24, 2014

    Your My Past And I Want So Badly To Move Past You

    I've been trying to heal what will be 3 years this February 13th. See I was crushed totally and unimaginably crushed by the one person I would have given the world to. What is the worst part of this past is that it changed me and not for the better I am not more understanding...
    Starbuck82 Starbuck82
    31-35, F
    Dec 27, 2009

    Still Waters Run Deep, Maple Syrup Tastes Better After A Bitter Blow..

    *cues in theme music*  Time after Time.I traveled down that road often only visited in darker moments, shivering a chill that won't leave my soul.  I see that road, the gravel and chunks of dirt by the side I'm sure I stumbled over them more than once.  The pot holes I can now...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody
    31-35, F
    Mar 31, 2012


    Minutes ago, I completed Eat, Pray, Love. Just days ago I was appalled that Liz had sex toward the end of her world tour to contentment. Liz had sex! I thought her journey was about balance and self-discovery and acceptance. That does not include sex, you hussy! I was angry and...
    kristinlately kristinlately
    26-30, F
    Nov 30, 2010

    Life Goes On

    I have made many a mistakes in my past, but some good has come from it all. There were moments of laughter, fun and peace even in relationships that were not the best at times, and tragic at other times.. I would not be who I am if I had not lost a loving mother early on, which...
    rowenbumble rowenbumble
    56-60, F
    Mar 30, 2012

    Amazingly Enough........

    I am beginning to see the light. Oh, it fades every now & then, but it comes back stronger & more vibrant. That's what I need, that's what gives me hope that not all is lost within me. I am slowly beating back the dark. I am becoming the woman I want to be while figuring...
    deleted deleted
    Apr 20, 2009

    Hugs From My Son And Daughter Today

    It was a beautiful sunny day and I decided to go out for breakfast. Took the Sunday paper and read it over my meal and then decided to drive to see my son and his wife. I have not seen him since Christmas. His choice and he has said terrible things about me this year. We have...
    dartist dartist
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Sep 5, 2010

    Looking In The Wrong Place

    One of the most powerful realizations I've come to about making peace with the past is this:  I'm 26 years old - if my past had been nothing but sunshine and gumdrops then... I would still be 26 years old.  The only relevence the past has is that it made me who I am...
    MovingForward28 MovingForward28
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 14, 2010

    Have you ever found yourself reflecting on the

    good memories of the past, and sometimes they hurt to recall. However One day you notice that the pain and hurt gets smaller. Till all you're left with is a bitter sweet memory. And even that will change one day too, till all thats left are the same memories, just happier...
    HealingMyHeart HealingMyHeart
    22-25, F
    Oct 21, 2014

    I Don't Know When I Joined This Group...

    but I don't think I will ever make piece with my past, maybe the people in it but not itself.
    angeldelinkwent angeldelinkwent
    26-30, F
    Jan 18, 2011

    The Past Never Stopped.

    I have made peace with my past in so many amazing ways. And yet, I think the reason that I can't really let go yet is that the past never stopped. So many times in my life, I've packed up and moved on (emotionally speaking), only to find that the nightmare is still real. But I...
    coolname coolname
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 9, 2009

    How can I possibly expect to move forward,

    and grow as a person, to make the changes in me that I see needing to be made when all I dwell on are memories past and what ifs? Yes, I’ve been hurt, lied to, pushed aside, taken for granted, yelled at, belittled, and betrayed. So what if I have? Who hasn't experiences all...
    devilgray devilgray
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Sep 4, 2014

    First I Have to Recognize It...

        © Zhang Jingna For Female Brides Spring 09 issue
    deleted deleted
    Apr 22, 2009

    You'll Always Be A Part Of My Past

    Four years ago I met someone who helped make me who I am today. First he became my friend, then my best friend, then my boyfriend. He was my first love and never believed it was going to end. Of course this was when I was fifteen and nieve. He had grown up with a...
    sevenletters sevenletters
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jun 15, 2010

    It had been nearly four years

    since the dreaded events drastically transformed me from a small-town naive girl into a not-so-innocent teenager. I went to middle school and was bullied in the bus. Now, it may seem not as bad in comparison to others' experiences; but they were still pretty bad. I was in a...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes
    Oct 24, 2014

    But I Am Struggling With My Future

    finally i think i have put the past behind me but now what~!.
    thehippy thehippy
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Jun 9, 2009

    My Past Sits Over My Right Shoulder

    I have been hiding from my authentic self.  My true being.  My spirit. Today I choose to acknowledge the intense inner yearning I have, The calling for my purpose, only because I can no longer silence it. The path I'm on is foreign, dark. I fear what...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Mar 7, 2010
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