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I Am Stuck In My Past

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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  "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 3 Responses Apr 27, 2011

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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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    I am forever without fail,

    pondering my mistakes, my regrets, and my memories, with guilt, sadness and despair, but also happiness, joy and exhilaration. These things hit me in the face everyday... What I am working on, is how I can overcome this, how I can use it to my advantage, and how I can use it to...
    Ambititer Ambititer 18-21, M Sep 26, 2015

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I feel like I'm walking in circles a bit,

    but then again maybe I'm picking up more details every time I pass by my memories. Even so I'm getting stuck and bored which means I'm going to do something to get myself in trouble again...
    sevenforasecret sevenforasecret 18-21, F Feb 13, 2015

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    Keine Zeit by Megaherz. It's been stuck in my head for weeks. -_- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xAzuAsVY50Q
    thecutestpanda thecutestpanda 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I cant change my past but iam now going. To do my best to make a great future for myself iam going to grow up and stop messing. My life up and become a better person help...
    Joanne181 Joanne181 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I've had like three songs playing bavk and forth in my head for the past hour. worse part yet is that I hate all three of them lol
    hexKrona hexKrona 18-21, M a week ago

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    i cant undo the 17 years that just ended but i sure can move forward and rebuild my life and make sure i never get stuck in something like that ever again
    ElvenLady ElvenLady 36-40, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I can't stop thinking about past things, like embarrassing moments, conversations where I could've said something better, something more clever. I think about past problems that...
    PoetryApocolypse PoetryApocolypse 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    That moment when you have the very annoying 'what shall I do' song from pippi long stockings stuck in your head!!
    AngelOfDeath92 AngelOfDeath92 22-25, F Feb 1

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    Our past helped define who we have become. Good or bad I am who I am because of it.
    TowerJimmyDabzs TowerJimmyDabzs 31-35, M Jan 31

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    I think the past is part of who we are. It's a resource of experiences , good and bad, that we can recall at certain times. I don't really want to let go of the past, people with...
    Nikkisela Nikkisela 61-65, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    I hold onto it like a cherished memory... I couldn't let go of the pain if my life depended on it, and my life DOES depend on it! If I don't let go, I'll end up in a living death...
    xXverlorenXx xXverlorenXx 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Not today though. Was listening to the radio but nothing stuck
    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    i can spend hours talking to the elderly in the homes i look after . Some of the storys they tell of the past and how life was. My mother comes from the canals in Dudley her father...
    johnvcook johnvcook 56-60, M Jan 29

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    Remembering the past is such a easy and yet painful thing to do miss you man
    bblover117 bblover117 18-21, M Jan 28

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    My husband is a new pastor. God threw us into a vipers den. He was pastor for a month and had a major heart attack. Then sister busy body came to him two weeks afterwards...
    Newpw Newpw 41-45 2 Responses Jan 27

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    Yeah I get that the past is the past and all is forgiven.... but don't tell me to forget it because I believe that is a big mistake because if you forget then you can't learn from...
    MourningDove7 MourningDove7 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    I end up singing them out loud, until someone else gets it stuck in their head too 😝
    Angelkind Angelkind 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I got together with my dad this past Saturday and had a really nice time with him. He moved out a couple of months ago and separated from my mom. My dad took me to lunch and the...
    prettyinpink24 prettyinpink24 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    I am writing here because i dont know how other way to vent. I have been with my boyfriend for 2 years. I am living at his house because i was kicked out of mine. I have been here...
    neonslug neonslug 18-21, F Jan 25

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