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I Am Stuck In My Past

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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 1 Response Oct 10, 2013

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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 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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    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 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 2 Responses Apr 27, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Late into last year, my mother fell pregnant and after the baby, more arguments broke out, eventually I was forced out. I'm mostly to blame probably but still, it's left me kind...
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    I miss the past! There were so many good times. I fell in love, I had such great times with my best friends, had amazing sex. Now I'm stuck there. Yes there were also horrible...
    Es777 Es777 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Ive had a really hard and bad experiences in the past. I got bullied which led me to quit and not finishing college. But now i really regret quitting college and letting those...
    changemylonelyworld changemylonelyworld 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    still those old memories are fresh in my mind. it wont fade and get alive in every morning . i don't want those feelings those memories from my past but it always knocks at the...
    anukc anukc 22-25, F Mar 24

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    Feeling very vulnerable & emotional. Wishing I could rewind my life and focus on things from my last a little more. Beating myself up lately & feeling stuck....
    jfelty jfelty 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Why do people always think that your stuck up, when 99.9% of the time, you are scared of talking them?
    mopster1986 mopster1986 26-30, M Mar 24

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    Here is the deal. I Married my Wife on the 29th day of may last year. I love her dearly then, she than cheated on me emotionally with at least 3 other guys. I slowly started...
    anton88 anton88 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I was stuck in an elevator about a year ago. I had just gotten on with a group of seven other people from my summer camp and right after the doors closed the elevator shuddered to...
    CastedGirl CastedGirl 18-21, F Mar 27

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    It was so embarrassing!!! So okay me and my friends were playing in the park, and Michelle who was 14 decide to get in the baby swing! She got stuck! Hahaha! Everybody was laughing...
    wdknod123456 wdknod123456 13-15, M Mar 28

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    How to Save a Life - The Fray... Has this stuck in my head for 3 DAYS NOW!
    freeebird freeebird 18-21, F Mar 29

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    What a fabulous song to get stuck in my head this morning..as the sun just now at this moment, shot over the horizon in all it's beautiful brilliance.."Morning Has Broken" - Cat...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I am stuck. I hate myself and my life. I can't work because of my mental illness but I can't find a doctor who actually thinks I have one. My husband is the only one who supports...
    cltpt4p cltpt4p 18-21, F Apr 1

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    Why is there so so many stuck up ppl on hear it is all Americans like this????
    ben101 ben101 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 11

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    Lately I've been feeling stuck in life. I have no job, no goals, nothing to look forward to everyday. Sometimes I feel like life will never change and that it's not worth living.
    Sniffly Sniffly 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes." - Oscar Wilde In that case I have some really good experience. But that's in the past and I want to keep it there. But what...
    insanitycuresboredom insanitycuresboredom 22-25, F Mar 28

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    If there's anything in the world that could fatten me up easily, it'd be pasta. With tuna pesto sauce to be specific. And lots of parmesan cheese to top it off. If not pasta with...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 1 Response Apr 1

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    Amen to this group! Power to the people! My past is my past and I want nothing to do with it and I while I can't not let the memories get me down occasionally, I'm not going to let...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F Mar 30

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    Im 20 and my dad is a pastor and I love my parents to death, but there is so much I resent about them. Because of their sheltering me from the world, I have always been extremely...
    Nessybabi Nessybabi 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    The past is a horrible thing. You dig deeper and deeper into the soil, thinking that if you were to make the grave deep, the past will never be able to come out alive. You throw...
    soultrove soultrove 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I have been a pw for almost 20 years. My husband surrendered to the ministry late in life, so we are older. We pastor a small church, and it has been a successful pastorate for...
    Smallchurchpw Smallchurchpw 61-65, F Mar 31

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    I was born and raised as a Roman Catholic and I still am but I learned to be more open minded at an early age. I felt so lonely and I knew I wasn't from here because I knew my...
    lapluma808 lapluma808 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I've had a few,what I believe to be, past life memories. The first one was as a child with my mother living in what I believe was a cave during Jesus Christ times and we were sent...
    Blonde48 Blonde48 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    My past is my past. Nothing i can do although 20 years later i see clearly what went wrong.
    ppamelalala ppamelalala 51-55, F Mar 22

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    There are sooo many things I regret doing and wish I could change and wonder what my life would be like if they hadn't happened but tree is always that voice in me telling me that...
    FrankieMae FrankieMae 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I must have had good days. I have good days here and there now, but when I stop on my path- to reevaluate where I have been and where I am going, I suddenly feel the same queasy...
    klesaful klesaful 18-21, F Mar 26

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    If I concentrate on what happened in my past, then that would be called giving up. I concentrate on what is better so I don't have to relive my past.
    Littlemonster77777 Littlemonster77777 13-15, F Mar 30

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    I think I met my husband from a past life. I have always felt that I was somehow able to tell when meeting someone from a past life. I just instantly connect with them...
    marblelapis marblelapis 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I know what's in the past should stay that way, but I have a hard time not thinking about my boyfriends sexual past. It was only a few girls, but one in particular I hate because...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I think about the past way too much which bothers me a lot but something from the past always replays in my head. I hate it.
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I went back and re-read some of my old journals I wrote as a kid. It was strange, full of pride, deep in depression, full of arrogance, filled with hate and incredible loneliness...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F Apr 5

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    I've read somewhere that in order to get Info about your past life you are supposed to relax, almost putting yourself in a hypnotic like stage and imagine going down a hallway and...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I studied marshal arts from an early age. I was never good at much else in youth (in my opinion.) My teachers in all the various forms (Kenpo, Taekwondo, Hapkido) said I had...
    yoiteangel yoiteangel 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I'm one of those people who strongly believe that if they want something hard enough, they can get it. However, at the same time I realize I'm not like that at all. Sometimes, in...
    LadyCinephile LadyCinephile 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I remember being born in the 14th century. At first I thought it was just an obsession with the medieval period but the more I looked at peasants clothes and the Middle Ages the...
    xxdellaxx xxdellaxx 18-21 2 Responses