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I Am Stuck In My Past

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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 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Thanks to my sister who loves One Direction I have had Best Song Ever stuck in my head for the past week !!! AHH It drives me nuts I feel like it's gonna be stuck in there forever...
    danni655 danni655 13-15, F Aug 26

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    Something I will never fully understand is the past. I have one. You have one. We all have one. Depending on our age and life experiences, some of us may come with more baggage...
    RussL RussL 26-30, M Aug 26

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    I have been feeling so confused and lost. In high school I was involved in everything and was the valediction. Now I feel completely stuck. Due to money I had to leave the...
    MysticallyForbidden MysticallyForbidden 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I've been doing a lot of walking these past couple miles.My 1998 Lumina with 277,00 miles on it stop running, I couldn't afford to get it fixed.So I have to walk everywhere to get...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    I find myself, once again, stuck in a difficult position. I take complete 100% responsibility for putting myself in this situation. I have no problem accepting responsibility for...
    LadyHawke68 LadyHawke68 41-45, F Sep 5

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    Im 24 and all my friends in high school ditched my side after going through a bad relationship. He was abusive and dedicated his life to ruin my rep when i left him. Ever since...
    whoknowsIdk whoknowsIdk 22-25 1 Response Aug 16

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    I need help I have two guys that I love wanting me one 'B' I've been dating for the past two years and the other 'Z' I've know for about 5 years we use to date but that was when we...
    YummyKupkakes YummyKupkakes 18-21, F Aug 22

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    I am stuck in a life I do not want, a lifestyle that I hate, a life that bores me to death Bored out of my mind, bored of all that I see, I am living a life where, I have let...
    SunlightSeeker SunlightSeeker 26-30, F Aug 27

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    I hate myself for all the lies and deception I inflicted on my current boyfriend. I blame my family particularly. I am a cheater and this means I have broken my own value system. I...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    She dances methodically through her life to a rythem that's become familiar and a dance that's become expected.  She often thinks of her mistakes and feels the weight of regret...
    MamaKat27 MamaKat27 41-45, F Sep 1

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    I always feel like I am stuck in a rut. I have been out of college for about 3 years since I dropped out. There were other times that I thought about going back but then it never...
    ScorpioPhoenix ScorpioPhoenix 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I was bullied for being non manly, whatever that means. My teachers always held me in low esteem because I wasn't the man that they wanted in class. I never had lasting friendships...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I know this is very sad to say but I don't believe in true love or marriages anymore. It is because of the kind of marriage I'm in currently. I used to think when I get married it...
    michellegh michellegh 36-40, F 5 hrs ago

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    Heard this song today and now it's stuck in my head. Not sure if I want to get it out or not. Sooo dancy! Give it a listen. It'll get stuck in your head too!!! 
    ReinaVillalobos ReinaVillalobos 26-30, F Aug 17

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    I am finding that I don't even have to listen to a song for it to get stuck in my head...... It's kinda funny ill have songs that I haven't heard in a long time get stuck in my...
    Melanie15 Melanie15 16-17, F Aug 18

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    Like on EP I guess, waiting for something to happen, until it's all over! I'd write more, but I think my keyboard's stuck... Hah not! But I don't really want to be stuck...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Aug 25

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    I have Drunken Love by bet once stuck in my head today.
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F Aug 18

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    It was embarrassing, a bit painful and hilarious! Me and my girlfriend were walking in our neighborhood and saw our friends over in the park so we went over. After a little while...
    MtnDewForever MtnDewForever 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    With my Sexuality , Partner , Future , Family. I'm so stuck
    ThinkDiff ThinkDiff 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    James Blunt MCR P!ATD TW Train Nickelback AAR FOB and the list goes on. Most of the time stuck for 4-5 years before I find them. *Sighs*
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, M Aug 24

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    I have had an old song stuck in my head but I can't remember the name or artist. It drives me absolutely nuts.
    emloves emloves 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    It's been stuck in my head for days and it's getting pretty annoying. I sometimes even sing it out loud, but I don't notice it until a few minutes. The song is called Living on a...
    gomega98 gomega98 16-17, M Aug 25

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    Sometimes I feel like I can't move. There are certain aspects of my life in which I can't seem to move forward. It seems the world is moving in a dizzy blur. For me however...
    Ribsy83 Ribsy83 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Today I've got the song look at me stuck in my head and my cousin knows why .xx
    soaringirl soaringirl 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Depeche mode. People are people. Been there for a few minutes. Lyrics stuck are people are people so why should it be you and i should get along so awfully. Why lie...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Less then a year ago, my older brother Mark got a small job in construction. He help smooth the concrete at various jobs, I got a call from him to bring his flip flops, not...
    Canadameow Canadameow 13-15, M 20 hrs ago

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    Less then a year ago, my older brother Mark got a small job in construction. He help smooth the concrete at various jobs, I got a call from him to bring his flip flops, not...
    Canadameow Canadameow 13-15, M 20 hrs ago

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    I feel like my true self is stuck in my head cause I'm to afraid to show it
    Gian422 Gian422 18-21, M 18 hrs ago

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    So I'm a little nervous about posting this here, but I guess I just felt the need to talk about it. I've had what I believe are some very vivid past life stuff, mainly what I talk...
    acerbuskeeper acerbuskeeper 18-21, T Aug 29

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    Hi...my fathers a pastor...and I hate it! At first is was fun now I don't think I can take it anymore! Not only does everyone in the church look at me, and criticize my every move...
    kiaralee1015 kiaralee1015 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    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...
    devilgray devilgray 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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