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I Am Stuck In My Past

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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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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 Sep 10

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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 6 Responses Sep 15

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    To his defense, he promised to marry her. To his defense, he spent 50 thousand years in some past life with her. To his defense, he majored in in Accounting, with her. To his...
    A888888 A888888 26-30, F a week ago

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    I'm new here, and these past two years are mainly why I signed up. I just want it to be next August already!!!
    KaeRuns KaeRuns 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    i like to get my weillies stuck in the mud it is lots of fun and i love going really deep in the mud. i like when i get stuck in it abd trying to get out of it. my mom and dad don...
    jackmud jackmud 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Pasta, Pasta, Pasta, Pasta, Pasta, Pasta, Pasta, Pasta Nothing is better and if I don't eat pasta for a week i have a abstinence crisis lol Pasta with tomato, i love tomato too...
    Enjoyyourlife Enjoyyourlife 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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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 Sep 9

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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 Sep 14

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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 Sep 15

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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 Sep 15

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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 Sep 15

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    What is going on nothing is working in this life..... Not even my mind and there are strong reasons to think like that this is not a baseless depression or negativity.my one...
    vivekvardhan vivekvardhan 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 16

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    I took this experience to be a metaphor for lives stuck in a rut. For that is what his art represents to me; Mundane. Routine. However it also appeals to my interest in...
    yellowroom yellowroom 51-55, F 6 days ago

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    Okay so recently a new guy has came to school, he's in the grade above me. I've had a nice life so far with my boyfriend of nearly two years (1 year 9 months and a half), but this...
    InsanityKitten InsanityKitten 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Stuck on stupid, can't get myself to stop thinking about him. Really wish I could just erase all the memories.
    theChickk theChickk 16-17, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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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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    And it doesn't seem fair to. To get over the past is to act like it didn't happen or it didn't affect you. My past has irrevocably shaped me and I can't ignore it. Results of my...
    sweetloaf sweetloaf 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    *smiles*... The only way to move forward in this life is to let go of the things and sometimes people that are stopping you and weighing you down, preventing you from making those...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 17

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    It comes a time in everyone's life that you have to stop, think about what your future looks like. Sometimes that means leaving someone in the past, so it's time to move forward...
    screamer14 screamer14 41-45, F Aug 30

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    Im normally very good with controlling my emotions and am not a vulnerable person but I cant stop thinking about all the bad things I have done in the past, its really troubling me...
    petealoop petealoop 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 12

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    the harder our past was, the harder to ignore it... Our past is what has shaped us, what made you who you are and you cant just get over who you are. You can move forward but...
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 13-15, F Sep 15

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    i wish i could right all the wrongs of my past and i'm not sure if i can really change my future but i can stop the past from repeating itself in the present
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 18

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    7 years ago, I met a boy. We were teenagers. At the time, there was alot going on in both our lifes and i suppose it was just that, that drew me close to him. My relationships with...
    HannahJL HannahJL 18-21 Sep 20

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    I've tried Past Life Regression hypnosis several times. I've experienced "past lives" twice. Both times I've been a soldier (the same soldier) of a race of people that are related...
    AlleywayGospel AlleywayGospel 26-30, F Sep 20

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    I can never focus on what's happening around me. I don't try to focus on my past, but I can't help it. The memories are just so clear, so vivid. They flash through my mind's eye at...