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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    and the past I get stuck on is very hurtful.
    crazy4love crazy4love 22-25, F 2 Responses May 11

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    I sang to you Swaying side to side Looking at you smile Remembering words If only they were enough Kissing you ; Like you wanted to be loved ; You laugh in shame Only me to...
    Ymfas Ymfas 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    (warning this is a very long story and i was just wanting to vent) my thoughts are going 100mph while I lay here in Ned awake since 2am it is now 7 am. I'm thinking about how much...
    crazy4love crazy4love 22-25, F 1 Response May 12

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    I collect a lot of things that remind me of the past; the 80s and 90s. Good memories, I cherish. A lot of things today aren't as good as those years.
    Curvzahead Curvzahead 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    stuck in problems and there is no one to help or even support me emotionally studies are going super bad cant understand a thing from syllabus... then pressure of teachers and...
    loveiseverything18 loveiseverything18 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6

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    he was a young chimney sweep ("climbing boy") named ollie. he loved his mother a lot apparently. he was illegally trafficked and abused a lot at some point/s (not sure how this...
    cloudylevi cloudylevi 13-15 May 9

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    Premise: sorta recently I decided I was an ftm transvestite.. Yeah that's all you need to know So I'm still committed to suits instead of dresses, but here's my deal-- I...
    oeN4 oeN4 18-21, F May 14

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    We never go out of style... - Taylor swift Heard this song last night.. I don't knw all the lines but this line got stuck in my head..im singing it since morn
    iused2kno iused2kno 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I wonder if anyone else has this problem where a song gets so stuck in your head that you wake up in the middle of the night with it running in your head. I will sometimes wake up...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 1

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    Grow Up by Paramore. Stuck on replay...
    BrandedScarlet BrandedScarlet 36-40, F May 1

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    "She's a beast I call her karma she'll eat your heart out like Jeffrey dommer" ALL WEEK THIS ONE PART HAS BEEN STUCK IN MY HEAD
    EllieLoveless EllieLoveless 13-15, F May 1

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    I got house of gold stuck in my head 😊 can't stop replaying it to
    RoyallyJustMe RoyallyJustMe 13-15, F 2 Responses May 10

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    All That You Are by the Goo Goo Dolls has been stuck in my head for several hours. I love this song and even though it has been in my head for so many hours, I am not tired of it...
    Mariegirl1984 Mariegirl1984 31-35, F May 12

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    I'm not good with talking with people I meet. I may say a few words but as far as a long drawn out conversation, no. Then here goes the stand offish thingy or stuckup. Everyone isn...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I actually lost my wellies in the mud. I was out for a walk recently in the countryside. It was quite muddy so I'd worn wellies. They were slightly too big for me and this turned...
    lauren19 lauren19 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I was listening to warcraft parodies of songs all night and morning out of pure boredom and now I have the "Hello Kitty" by Avril Lavigne parody stuck in my head. It just won't go...
    roseblossom90 roseblossom90 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Yes today I got stuck in an elevator. I've never been trapped in an elevator before. I always wondered what it'd be like, if I'd panic. I guess I can cross "being trapped in an...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    It's an amazing feeling when you reconnect with someone from your past that used to play a huge role in your life. For me, after I graduated high school, I only kept in contact...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F Apr 26

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    Okay, so I am 19, and I did a few things in refrence to remebering my pastlife. I don't remember much, but I do believe I died in Jonestown. When I was around 5, my family and I...
    Deadpunk18 Deadpunk18 18-21 1 Response May 4

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    what do you do with somebody you still like but doesn't realize that you've moved on and have feelings for other people like crazy and just want your friendship with them back even...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 3 Responses May 13

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    I wish I could take back all the things I've done, but I can't. I could've made a thousand excuses of why I did the things I did and pity myself. I decided not to and changed who I...
    samipee samipee 18-21, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    There's this girl I really like but I'm afraid to get attached bc I'm afraid my past will Mess everything up I'm afraid the people I used to hang with will mess things up I'm...
    Slugboy Slugboy 18-21, M 1 Response May 12

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    the past was my yeasterday , i can't remember things , nor these things are important to me . when ever some one asks me " what's your story ?" i stay for a while searching for a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 days ago

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    You can be done with the past, but the past chooses when to be done with you.
    anonymousdrummer anonymousdrummer 13-15, M Apr 22

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