I Am Nostalgic

Remembrances of Things That Mattered 597 People

    I remember the time when I was in the

    elementary school, how the television in the living room would be switched on at the morning before I go to school while no one was in the room, my mum would be in the kitchen cooking, I would find Teletubbies on TV so I would sit for a while watching it while I am in my school...
    MissGaga MissGaga
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 25, 2014

    I had this one friend back in.

    ... Tenth grade or eleventh grade. We knew each other for years, since 5th grade I reckon. I'll admit I was an *** hole to her. She was too nice to be honest. And almost taller than me.... So around eleventh grade, we got weirdly close. We were together in one class and she'd...
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    Apr 16, 2015


    Well it happened today; I was in the grocery store and the man in the produce department was wearing Cool Water.  I flashed back to my previous boyfriend immediately.  I found myself thinking about the places we had been, the things we had seen, the sex we had shared...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Nov 19, 2008

    Do you ever just smell an old perfume,

    or hear an old song, or pass an old hangout spot, and kinda break inside for a couple of minutes ?
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    Aug 18, 2014

    I just love it how I can remember a situation,

    a conversation with a friend or a good laughter, and just for a split second be at that exact place and time. It's pure magic. It's mind time travel ;)
    katarinagg katarinagg
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 25, 2014

    I am better and am moving forward

    but there are moments I'm in the middle of making a meal or looking at an opportunity or something and wishing I could still share it with you... Ah, the beauty and the pain of letting go. I wish you good thoughts and well wishes from a far my fleeting friend. I hope that the...
    sweetartventure sweetartventure
    31-35, F
    Mar 15, 2015

    I swam across the peace river in my youth.

    . Near the boat ramp and the bridge.. We water was brown and murky and full of teeth o.O of the living gators and fossilized sharks (and other animals and their bones) We used to hunt them with the collage creationist group from the CCC
    PastelLime PastelLime
    1 Response Jan 17, 2016

    Turning 15 next week

    and I have gone back and started watching power rangers if anyone remembers their favourite I wanna know it lol I have been watching dino Thunder I'm going onto spd then mystic force then operation overdrive then jungle fury any suggestions?
    QuantumBradyShift QuantumBradyShift
    May 25, 2015

    Magic and Crime

    I'm in the fifth grade and my older brother comes home and shows me a book that he had taken out of the school library.  Battered and smelling of moth balls, the book almost fell to pieces in my hand.  Practically every page was dog-eared and it exuded the musty smell...
    Montagar Montagar
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jul 26, 2007

    Time elapses too fast.

    Every meaningful moment happens but still, i couldn't seize it. it leaves nothing but memory. Past was etched in mind
    SophiaZheng SophiaZheng
    18-21, F
    Jun 18, 2014

    I hate this feeling because it won't go away

    and it makes me want to puke.
    justthat1girl99 justthat1girl99
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 19, 2015

    I love vintage. I love the good old days.

    I'm a old school person. I wish I were born in the 70's 80's. That would be fun. I like collecting vintage things. I love nostalgia too. I'm really nostalgic. I think about the past often and how good the old days were. I just wish I could go back in time and live in the 70's...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 6, 2014

    I always think of the past

    and how things were,but I only think of of the good times.But in reality ,I don't think things were that great and i still had depression.Nostaglic can be a liar sometimes lol
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    Feb 1, 2016

    Downloading hit songs I grew up with -- from

    2001, 2002, 2003. The early 2000s were awesome.
    ScrewYouSociety ScrewYouSociety
    18-21, M
    Aug 12, 2014

    Damp Radio With Magic Eye

    I can't remember who died and left us this great piece of technology. My father gave it to me because I had no radio and as we were poor, so it was like Christmas, Easter and Birthday all on one and the same day for me. From then on I could hear all the radio stations in the...
    RickiChickie RickiChickie
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Dec 31, 2011

    remember when "use your illusion 1

    and 2" was a big freaking deal???
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    May 5, 2015

    I miss the days when all I cared about was

    having fun. All that mattered was how I was going to keep from getting bored all day. Every day was a new adventure with all new things to enjoy and explore. Back when school was easy for me, and I had the energy to do work. I always thought about what my friends and I would do...
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    Mar 15, 2015

    Sometimes I wish that Saturday morning cartoons

    from my day was still on, I would definitely wake up at 6 am to watch "Muppet babies" "Garfield and friends" and "tmnt" again...
    deleted deleted
    May 16, 2015

    19th Birthday Today

    My 19th birthday is today. My parents and grandmother came up to the college yesterday to spend some time with me and give me my presents. I got a game, a hat that didn't fit, a pink shirt which I love, and some amazing elastic plastic - that goopy stuff that comes in squeeze...
    xenodrox xenodrox
    18-21, M
    Aug 18, 2010

    I wish I could get that "I can't wait till its

    summer" feeling when I was child...because it makes no difference now as an adult
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    1 Response May 5, 2015

    I remember vividly. The October weather,

    the smell of the weekend nearing its end. Fall leaves on the ground and two layers of sweaters. He had taken me to a hotel room near the place I used to live, back on sophomore year. It was perhaps a 30 minute drive away from it. It was a small room. I can’t remember why we...
    nostalgicdreams nostalgicdreams
    Nov 22, 2015

    Some memories come as a kiss on the cheek,

    others are like a stab in the soul
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8
    16-17, M
    1 Response Mar 2, 2015

    I think about when I was younger.

    When I didn't care about anything in the world, when I was ignorant but at the same time happy. I think about middle school and all the memories I had then...my friends, the boys, the awkward stage I went through. I think about certain things that make me nostalgic like...
    uh2behonest uh2behonest
    18-21, F
    Dec 30, 2014


    As I walked down a foreign street last week, a smell filled my nose that instantly evoked memories in me. As I looked up, I soon realised it was a small tree, one which I hadn't smelt in a while. It was the same kind of tree that used to line the streets of my home. I wanted to...
    Mediocre Mediocre
    22-25, F
    9 Responses Mar 7, 2010

    I Actually Tried

    In college I was a dancer.  A b-girl, more specifically.  Well ok, I guess I still am...once a b girl always a b girl lol.  Anyway, I loved it.  I mean, I LOVED it.  Dancing was my thing.  I was good at it.  I probably still am even though I...
    yoyy yoyy
    26-30, F
    Jun 11, 2010

    I love listening to songs

    that stir memories: The Way We Were by Streisand and Memories by Elvis are two cool songs that make me feel nostalgic.
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    3 Responses Dec 11, 2014

    Music Triggers It

    I like being nostalgic. It beings me back to the time I'm missing. Pictures, dreams, books, scents, and random reminders of the past make me nostalgic, most most of all, music gives me the almost indescribable feel of nostalgia. If a song comes on that I used to listen to, I just...
    IvyV IvyV
    22-25, F
    Feb 2, 2012

    It's very easy for me to listen to songs of no

    more than 5 years ago and recall certain situations/feelings/thoughts of those times. I feel this nostalgy coming on... Even if the time I'm recalling was critically bad for me, there's something on it that makes me get all nostalgic. For instance, when I was about 10 I used...
    mssparkles mssparkles
    22-25, F
    Jun 6, 2015

    The Past Is Always In My Present

    I'm always thinking about the past - good things or bad. The good experiences encourage me and give me the opportunity to contain a secret smile, while the bad ones...are sometimes discouraging and always a reminder of what could happen. I miss the past, like the trends, the...
    mixedview mixedview
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 1, 2008

    I just heard that one of my all time favorite

    actors, James Garner has passed away. As a kid I loved "The Rockford Files", he was the coolest of all the private detectives that were on tv at the time. I just recently purchased Season One of "The Rockford Files" and watch one episode a night or every other night. I think...
    midnighttrain61 midnighttrain61
    56-60, M
    Jul 20, 2014

    Life Isn't Cool Anymore

    A few weeks ago, I made a commitment to live in the present, and focus on building a good social life for myself. Two days ago, I went to a friend's 21st where I didn't know anybody; being an introvert, this scared me, and I resorted to alcohol to get by. I got heinously drunk...
    Outrune Outrune
    26-30, M
    Sep 1, 2013

    I'm very nostalgic,I often wish I could go back

    to certain good times that I have,I feel like I think about the past a lot (only good times though ) Things have changed so much
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    1 Response Dec 19, 2015

    Just Thoughts

    I don’t know what’s wrong with me, suddenly in the middle of a busy day, with no apparently reason, I felt a strange feeling sweep over me, and somehow my eyes filled with tears and my heart felt as though it were breaking. For what?  Why?  It can't...
    stormynightsky stormynightsky
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 25, 2010

    I love nostalgia. I love looking back in my

    life to happier times.To look back to see our years gone by.Looking back to find old school friends. Looking back at our childhoods and the things we had.I love finding things from my younger years.The things like toys,books,and memorabillia. I love sharing my memories of those...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 24, 2016

    Dear M.S., You were pretty.

    I was lonely. Now, I'm pretty lonely...
    Naty73 Naty73
    16-17, M
    1 Response Jan 23, 2016

    I love things that give me nostalgia.

    Nostalgia reminds me about how much something meant to me and how important it was to me back in the time that it existed or had taken place. It puts life into perspective. It reminds me of the hopes, dreams & expectations I had for my future at a certain point in time & helps...
    ProfoundSpark ProfoundSpark
    26-30, M
    Sep 29, 2015

    I started leaving cards

    for my other half before my business trips to remind him that despite being away, I will be thinking of him. Sometimes, I sneak them into his briefcase as the cab is waiting for me to drive me to the airport; while other times I leave them under his pillow or next to the...
    missformidable missformidable
    31-35, F
    Sep 25, 2014

    I spent time looking through old photos

    especially of my Dad, who would have been 78 years old this week. I miss his laughter. I cried more than I can ever remember crying in a long time. This holiday season feels different because I'm more in touch with my feelings. Bitter sweet.
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    1 Response Dec 19, 2014

    Leaving the past behind can be

    so difficult especially when memories lose their negative aspects & therefore the memory we have left is far more glorified than the real experience! I find myself dwelling on past relationships & analysing 'what went wrong' but when I recall the memories of said relationships...
    Curiousmissy Curiousmissy
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 2, 2015

    I love those random memories

    that make me smile no matter what's going on in my life right now.
    wingcommander wingcommander
    18-21, M
    Oct 23, 2015

    Listening To Old Songs; Missing Being Younger

    Songs from years ranging from early 1980s (when I was very young) to months ago always remind me of the period of time the song is from, and I tend to miss earlier periods in my life, even just months ago.  I just miss being younger, or earlier in my current age.  But...
    MDenise MDenise
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 26, 2010

    Nostalgidance: When you hear a song you used to

    love but forgot about so you rock out for 3-5 blissful minutes. :D
    AmusedBunny AmusedBunny
    Dec 13, 2015

    Done pretending I've forgot.

    I no longer need to bandage my baggage. I feel so cliche towards you in all the best ways. You are simply extraordinary, So ******* filled with that je ne sais quoi. After three years, when I think about love, you still teleport to the front of my mind. Tessa, you're the one...
    IvanEstelle IvanEstelle
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 31, 2014
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