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I Am Stuck In My Past

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 179 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    This statement ever rings true. For years I'd carried the weight of the past with all it's regrets, pain, and consequences. Fairly recently I came to the realization that I couldn...
    prettywomanNautumn prettywomanNautumn 51-55, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have this friend.. a very dear friend of mine that I love dearly. This friend of mine is much older than I am though it seems like we are the same.‚ÄčIf I could describe this...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sometimes I get stuck in my thoughts and they overwhelm me and i just get latched and I just can't unlatch myself. It just happens. Last year, I overdosed on Benadryl(purposely)so...
    chris354786 chris354786 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    In this case I want to get over past love(s). Why is it, oh, so hard to do so??? Just when you think you have done so, something come along and reminds you otherwise. For example...
    iamprefect iamprefect 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    He's my pastor, and a good one but he's also out of the closet, was married and has kids. We can talk about everything facing a gay ex-married man...........and I do mean...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I miss my dad more then anyone. when I was 15 he past away in my arms
    kenimerftravis3 kenimerftravis3 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    There are lots of things I've done in my past that I am not happy about. I refuse to continue punishing myself for those things any further. I've punished myself enough, which may...
    Poet1callyDr1ven Poet1callyDr1ven 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    Right now two songs are stuck in my head and have been for the last week or so they are "Fire and Gold" by Bea Miller and "Fight Song" by I don't know
    hashtagbitch hashtagbitch 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I've got a few stuck in my head that caught my attention. They play certain parts of the songs as I go through certain things in life. I'm sure some people do the same.
    rocketguy19 rocketguy19 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    I have the song "I Don't Love You" and "The Ghost of You" by My Chemical Romance stuck in my head right now
    cutekittycat cutekittycat 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Now watch me whip... Now watch me nae nae! :3 (Thanks to my best friends I have this song stuck in me head! I appreciate it -_- not really...)
    nialler14 nialler14 13-15, F a week ago

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    Dear Past, please stop bothering me. Just stop. Please. No matter how fast you run and chase me, you'll catch me anyway. No matter how hard you beat me, I'll break anyway. No...
    crackedwriter crackedwriter 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    * I love a good quote * " She has walls because she's been hurt before. It's not unusual that those walls have built higher standards. She's not willing to make the same mistakes...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 8 Responses Jul 23

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    Danish pastry sweets are yummy! I'm craving them! I could have one, as a replacement meal every morning, then go for a walk, or work out at home to burn calories. I'm gonna have to...
    VisionOfLove VisionOfLove 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I wouldn't give my past self any advice. Since you learn from the past whether it's a failure or not. So to go back in time and give yourself advice would change your "present...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    I enjoy a lot of things from the past. I have good memories and bad ones but I'm kind of excited to see how the future turns out for me. Can't wait to spend more time with this one...
    Ifindbeautyinall Ifindbeautyinall 18-21, M Jul 22

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    This advice is to myself at any age and every stage of my life, past, present, and future.....The relationship you have with God is your most valuable relationship you will have in...
    mypossibledream mypossibledream 51-55, M Jul 21

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    I would tell myself, that life isn't as bad as you think. That just wait awhile and you will see there are people who care for you. And that staying silent is not good for you...
    Keeponswimmingthroughthenight1 Keeponswimmingthroughthenight1 18-21, F Jul 21

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    Today I am slightly pained. I have had a few of these days recently. I finally came to the conclusion that I may still be holding on to some regret from my past. Regret as in the...
    njflyer njflyer 31-35, M Jul 21

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    Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra. My favorite song of all time and it always gets stuck in my head.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 21

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    Dear me from the past your eyes sparkle with innocence and the faint glow of faith in humanity, take a moment to appreciate the sight of hazel as you apply your mascara, because...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F Jul 21

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    Ask nothing and need nothing.That would my advice to my past self.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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    So Mandy and me knew each other in unusual way. I was in vacation in a far away place i wont mention and on my wat back home, i met a guy named Pat. We chatted for a while and...
    xazygreece xazygreece 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    That's kinda hurt, I once fell too deep and i found it impossible to shut away the acute feeling of that emotional pain, I waited all day and night, only ended up with...
    jessycarcher jessycarcher 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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