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I Am Stuck In My Past

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    I Do My Best At Work But Nobody Cares.

    Every year I have to go out and look for a new job. I am a 50 years old French teacher in Chile, and also works in school life departements as an advicer. I always give my best in school, but nobody seems to notice it and bosses fired me as if i was a lazy man. It's been five...
    Guarismo Guarismo 46-50 Aug 29, 2011

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    Too Long Ago

    To start off, I met this boy when I first moved into my new house, about 8 years ago. After awhile, we started dating and eventually we went out for two and a half years. It ended with a phone call. It had been my first real relationship and now I find myself thinking back...
    overtheedge023 overtheedge023 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2009

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    Trying to Relive It All

    I am 30 something raised by maternal grandparents who passed some time ago....my parents divorced and needless to say my 4 siblings and I were/are dysfunctional....I am now married w/children and trying to give them what I didn't have in life a real family but sometimes my heart...
    sadsongbird sadsongbird 31-35 1 Response Sep 3, 2008

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    I Need Some Help

    Ok, so i think partly mine might deal with past issues but a whoe lot of stuff that i cant find anything on the internet about. I am an only child, adopted and was spoiled. I am gay and so every relationship is hard because i get jealous of my bf or hurt by things that i should...
    dmcoomer dmcoomer 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 18, 2011

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    Stuck In The Past Like Music Loop

    2006 - I'm 16 , found new friends and was asked by a girl.Extrovert.Ambitious. 2007200720072007200720072007200720072007200720072007 2008200820082008200820082008200820082008200820082008 2009200920092009200920092009200920092009200920092009...
    theweirdhippo theweirdhippo 22-25, M Sep 16, 2012

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    My Past.. My Love...

    Every time i close my eyes, i see him... Every time i rest my head on my pillow, i think of him... Every time i try to forget about him, i start to cry... Every time i try to move on, this feeling that i've kept for so long to myself start to overflowing as my eyes start...
    sequoi sequoi 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2009

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    Sad

    The more i live the more i hate. Getting made fun by others in the gay community calling me a babybeater and some of my good 20 something year old friends that i trusted went behind me and started that rumor and now its killing me. I was put through ex-gay therapy as i went to...
    dmcoomer dmcoomer 26-30, M 3 Responses May 20, 2012

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    My Past Will Not Leave Me Alone.

    Everyday something remind me of my past,a certain song comes on at a dance I cry.I have a lot in my past I still haven't dealt with that drive me insane,little things,one thing I did forever ago haunts me,I want to move on but I can't my past is like a little monster that fallows...
    samforever samforever 13-15, F 1 Response May 14, 2013

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    My Childhood Is More Me Then The Woman Of 20 Was Me.

    I am now 40 years old and wretched - I feel helpless and hopeless and disappointed by a society and police state in QLD that condones child abuse. How people in ALP and Qld Police circles and even in my own relatives knew what my great uncle bill was- did nothing to help me as a...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Apr 16, 2011

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    I Don't *want* To...

    If there's one thing I know about myself it's that I'm not like most people, not even like unusual people I know. I know I don't belong with most people, I don't fit in, and to be honest, I don't want to. I take some pride in being different. Whether you...
    imrahil imrahil 22-25 2 Responses Jun 30, 2009

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    Im Too Young To Be Stuck In My Past But Its True.

    So I live in the states for over 14 years,my life was ok i mean i was way happier there than i am now,i was a manager at a restaurant met so many nice people customers etc,i was actually driving on my way home got pull over by the cops ended up in jail because i didnt have a...
    Hope13mx Hope13mx 18-21 1 Response Oct 16, 2011

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    Life Was So Much Better...

    Sometime's I find myself in a moment of utter confusion, and it's usually in that time I pull out my 'rose coloured glasses' and think about how much better life was when... neglecting the changes I am able to make to life now. Life is change I've come to realise,  recently...
    Tiddlemouse Tiddlemouse 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 2, 2010

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    Can'T Forget It All

    Before any of you say just forget your past or something of that sort. Ive TRIED. Every night whenever I don't fall asleep I start thinking, then remember all the mistakes and ****** up **** I did to the people who meant most to me. Believe me, I'm a completely different...
    HateHater HateHater 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 10, 2013

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    Move On? Where?

    I always hear people saying you should forget about it, that was a long time ago, is time to move on.  The question is where?  If all that you have achieve pale in comparison with what you did not not matter how insignificant may look to others you don't move on because...
    jc2009 jc2009 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 21, 2009

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    Make The Memories Go Away...

    Over the summer, I was stuck at this place. I knew no one, and the people I worked with sucked. They would go out together and never invite me, and then they would talk about how much fun they had in front of me at the office. It was a horrible experience..no one wants to feel...
    andsand88 andsand88 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 12, 2009

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    Still Left Wondering

    I met two people two years ago that changed my life forever. Let's call them Ben and Keith. Keith was gay, a few years older than me, intelligent, and funny. Ben was quirky, confused, hilarious, and to me, very attractive. The three of us became pretty good friends. Them always...
    livesinthefade livesinthefade 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2012

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    Forever I Guess

    I know I should move on but some memories never leave. It's frustrating to me and I continue to get myself in these family situations that I know will only bring up bad memories and yet I still go. UUHHGG!
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2008

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    I Am Stuck In The Past In Many Ways..., And I Can't Say That I Am Mad About It.

    i can always think of Β "yesterday". i always watch old sitcoms, old movies, and listen to old music. I just think that back in the day was so much better than now. Maybe i am depressed, I don't know...but i always get happy when i see shows like lavern and shirley. I would love...
    backntheday backntheday 31-35 2 Responses Apr 27, 2011

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    I have the song Hater by Korn stuck in my head for the past 3 days lol. 🎼🎢🎢🎢🎢🎢🎢🎢🎧🎧🎧🎡🎡🎡🎢🎢🎢🎢🎢🎼🎼🎢🎢🎢🎢
    TerraMeranda TerraMeranda 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    Yep. Why exactly is it so hard to let the past go and move on from it?
    trayomis trayomis 31-35, F Dec 4

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    I had to drink wine to be able to sleep. I have trouble sleeping this past few days. It started when someone from my past started to communicate with me again. Actually, it was me...
    JustStrongEnough JustStrongEnough 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I just feel really awkward when it happens. I've ran into a few people & it's been an alright experience I've said hi or hey, throw a smile...if it's an old high school friend...
    Isayis23 Isayis23 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 19

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    today i got stuck in an elevator, i am extremely claustrophobic and i always hated elevators, it was an old small red colored elevator ..i was gonna face my fears and it's the...
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    When we arrived at the campsite we had been on the coach for a very long time as we got stuck in traffic. We picked up our bags and started to walk down to set up our tents. Me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 22

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    It's an interesting term, we use it in discussions everyday in some form or another whether it be in our jobs, to friends, girlfriends, boyfriends, husbands, wives, relatives...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 4 Responses Dec 4

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    Just because I say that am pretty dont means that i stuck up it just means that i have a high self esteem but Fr i know I'm pretty and know one can't tell me other wise
    FLAndFF FLAndFF 16-17, F Nov 18

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    There's this one song stuck in my head that I used to hear all the time at my old job. It bothers me because I have no way of finding out what it's called or who sings it. All I...
    Joey1215 Joey1215 22-25, M Nov 19

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    Lately? It's been Slide by The GooGoo Dolls. I heard it on the radio and it's been stuck in my head!
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F Nov 25

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    I have this song stuck in my head band cattle decapitation song forced gendereassignment Why do we hate what we don't understand? Forced into a body and damned with intelligence...
    josesliknot josesliknot 13-15, M Nov 26

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    Single. Recently became jobless. Lacking motivation to find a new job. Lacking creativity lately. No driving license. Sh** education. No money. Living with parents. No children. No...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 28

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    Something to believe in. Never served. But that song is about all of us. Wealth warped us. They never paid into social security. And never cared for workers. Or...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I was about 3, living with my grandma. One night, I was sleeping next to her, suddenly I was awaken by something pulling me towards the end of the bed, I looked and saw a dark...
    gnarlyaf gnarlyaf 18-21 Dec 1

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-e_3Cg9GZFU Skirllllllex. Ive Had this song stuck in my head since friday D:
    MsUnfathomable MsUnfathomable 18-21, F Dec 1

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    I have that Education Connection song stuck in my head. It's been a couple of days and it's not going away. Why are you punishing me TV Gods? I just got the JG Wentworth opera...
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M Dec 3

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    For years now I have felt like I have been stuck in a rut. I just cannot seem to get ahead in life. I want to feel like I am doing something good in life, but no matter how hard I...
    vikkianne vikkianne 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    I have My Bloody Valentine by Good Charlotte stuck in my head. XD I haven't even heard the song in a while but it just randomly came into my head. Now I can't stop listening to it...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M Dec 9

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    I'm a mother, wife, and a full time employee. My mother in law and brother in law live with us in our tiny house, supposedly helping with the children while my husband and I work...
    secret2nite117 secret2nite117 31-35, F Dec 10

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    well.i had to face my fast again through a friend I know who told me to see a specialist who cure ppl throw energy of color and yoga etc..so I went to her and I was so nervous. She...
    denez denez 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    There are something's in my past that I want to forget, and there are something I never won't to forget, a lot of people live in the past, I realize it's the past and nothing we...
    McKenna630 McKenna630 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 24

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    I wish I could allow that to sink into my head and stop worrying about the past and focus on my future. To be really honest, my past was so messed up, that I wish to go back and...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F Dec 9

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    I feel the memories flow past me like when the wind catches strains of my hair and the feeling of an uplifting from the heavens as I gaze out the window at the mountians, I feel...
    hartbri12 hartbri12 31-35, F Nov 22

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    Why would I want to change the past it made me whom I am today. I also hope I am smart enough to have learned from my mistakes and not repeat them in the future. I am always...
    daddysgirl6 daddysgirl6 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    That past you once lived, those tears you once cried, the problems that burdened you, that pain you've experienced day in and day out...let not those past feelings invade your...
    Cooper802 Cooper802 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    I am a pastor's wife,in the mission field. It is my husband's home but for me it is a foreign land - different language, culture, traditions. So I am completely isolated, alone...
    spiritisbroken spiritisbroken 46-50, F 8 hrs ago

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    Ok if we are talking past ex gf then I am at risk as 2 of them are still living in the same city as me and that one ex gf's husband now works at my job as a driver, and the other...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M Nov 18

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