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I Am Stuck In My Past

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 179 People

    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  "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I have that song by nine inch nails Only stuck I my head!
    Tefamy Tefamy 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    so, just a few words here. you know how love can change people. not love, rather heartbreak. self harm was a part of my past, but thankfully not my future.
    oceanwaffle oceanwaffle 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am a pastor's kid, and more accurately, I'm a person whose father and older brother happen to be pastors. Truly knowing this somewhat helps take the blame off of myself for not...
    Borg2063 Borg2063 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I had a cruel past. Everytime I take a nap, series of fear will awaken me. 2 years ago, I was bullied. It started when I was 6 until I turned 17. I was bullied for 11 years. They...
    lavendermist07 lavendermist07 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So much has happened that I truly regret and if I could I would go right now and change my past. I've done so many stupid things that I wish I hadnt done. It just isn't fair
    Stevestonite Stevestonite 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I was bullied at school, I was bullied by my brother, I had to run away from home... I tried to contact my ex friend J. but I didn't succeed... I should forget the past, maybe I...
    disappeared88 disappeared88 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's been on my mind a whole lot more over the past few weeks even though it was a couple years ago. I cheated on a girl who was perfect, if I could go back and undo I 100% would
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I do not like being told to just get over my past, and to just get over the abuse that I have gone through. I don't believe anyone can just get over it. You have to deal with it...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Due to my past experiences, I never do someone's work for them or look at my stuff without asking. Last year I thought I met a real girl I can trust. I got to excited when she ask...
    Lizandavan Lizandavan 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    specially the ones that i missed and think about often and sometimes even dream about. i love it when they seem truly happy to see me and don't mind all this time we lost contact...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M a week ago

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    last sunday my OH told me hed decided to spend a few nights back at his folks, as he wasnt sleeping properly, i was completely fine with this as he does need his sleep and for some...
    Ffirebrand Ffirebrand 31-35, F a week ago

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    I'm stuck between hating myself and loving myself. Between what's right for me and what's write for others. Between what I need and what others need. Between what others want for...
    dvonne dvonne 16-17, F Jun 29

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    I don't really have memories or the sure knowledge that I have had a past life but I get feelings. I remember the feeling of dying. I was old and it seemed like I was dying of a...
    Shade3711 Shade3711 18-21, M Jun 27

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    I know where I want to go, but don't have the means to get there. Right now, I'm deeply in debt at twenty-one from failed aspirations during an abusive relationship that sucked me...
    littlelostfox littlelostfox 18-21, F Jun 27

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    I found this wonderful app called Unstuck. I downloaded it on the Apple Store and I'm unsure if there is an Android version, but if you can download it - do so! It has really...
    littlelostfox littlelostfox 18-21, F Jun 27

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    I cannot forget what others have done to me in the past. I don't necessarily keep beating them over the head with it like others do, but I also sure that the decision to keep me...
    theotherversionofme theotherversionofme 51-55, M Jun 25

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    yes, the past made me who I am today
    marcia15 marcia15 16-17, F Jun 25

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    What do you do when you feel you had the one you are meant to spend your life with, and you let them walk away? Our paths were going in different directions. He had his reasons why...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Not necessarily dumb songs, more random than anything. I once had "Mrs. Robinson" by Simon and Garfunkel stuck in my head for six months. Worst part is I didn't even know the...
    AntiveninKiss AntiveninKiss 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I can not change who I am any more than I can change my past nor do I want to. I am who I am because of everything that has happened. As I grow into a better person I know that...
    dacamt dacamt 36-40, M Jun 24

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    I can stop hearing Maroon five lately, specially "this love" it's stuck in my head.
    fabivalo fabivalo 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    My past is full of nothing but depression and horrible thoughts. I used to think that nothing in my life would go right and my whole life I would just always be depressed and that...
    TiredOfBeingHurt TiredOfBeingHurt 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I've had "Goodbye Stranger" by Supertramp stuck in my head for days, it's so catchy! And I can't help but think of Supernatural when I hear it. (:
    Moddaypie Moddaypie 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    It's obvious but we need reminding of it sometimes. The past is just that, history, over, never coming back however much we want it to. There is no point living in the past, even...
    CaffeineJunky CaffeineJunky 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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