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I Am Stuck In My Past

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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Does anyone else have reacting nightmares about things they've done in the past? I constantly wake up covered in sweat because of the things I've done, and the people I've hurt in...
    Elwreystingray Elwreystingray 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    I have learned all about my past lives as well as have been trained to do past life regression myself! If done the right way it is a magical experience but a lot of people don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 day ago

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    I have never had any reason to think I had past lives. But even as a child, I've always felt...Well..old, tired...Like my soul has been around the block many times
    RenegadeKay RenegadeKay 18-21 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The past... It's gone, everything has been done and there's nothing you can do about it. If it bothers you, then try your hardest to change the future as much as you can, don't sit...
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I had a dream about a burning house. You were stuck inside, I couldn’t get you out. I lay beside you and pulled you close And the two of us went up in smoke. Love isn’t all...
    traveler440 traveler440 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My whole life I've always looked back instead of forward. I can't seem to get over what could have happened.. I'm not that person that can just "let it go" or be the one to say...
    Escapeyourthoughts32 Escapeyourthoughts32 18-21 2 days ago

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    I hate hate hate hate myself. Ive been treated so badly in the past by my partners that im just expecting my current to do it too :/ my heart tells me that he wont but my head...
    DrDeathDefying DrDeathDefying 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Never forget the past, it's what got you to the present. What you do in the present will determine what the fate your future holds. Never forget the people that never gave up on...
    liketotalkalot liketotalkalot 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I remember the summer holidays I had as a child. Lying in my bed in the But 'n Ben listening to the rats running through the loft and my father ranting at my mother for keeping...
    JoeRidley JoeRidley 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    how do you let go of your past, when u you keep beating yourself up about things that have happened or worse things that could have happened. when I was about 8 I got a half...
    twoface444 twoface444 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I was clingy and attached person. I care too much, worry too much and that makes me too negative. But that was me. Now, I am taking things easy and fun. I'm just being cool to...
    Achelle07 Achelle07 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I've heard about this years ago but have never really looked into it or have much thought about it. But then i have just recently read an article about past life regression on...
    CrystalSekhmet CrystalSekhmet 22-25 4 days ago

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    I can't forget the past.My past is still in my present
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel for some time now that I have been detached from this world in some way. I believe that I should have or did live during the 1940's. I look at clothes in shop windows and...
    sirjonathanswift sirjonathanswift 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    if I hear that I life now from the past or a future not yet foiled I might just vomit. simply let me play and love life. life is a correlation of past,present and future. if you...
    bigheartsmallworld bigheartsmallworld 36-40, M a week ago

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    They don't show on the outside unless I let them flow past my fingertips and sink into the illusion that I'm okay with it all. They're there and they're apart of me that will...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Why is it always annoying songs that I hate that get stuck in my head? Its never a song I like.
    ReallyTallDwarf ReallyTallDwarf 31-35, M Aug 22

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    My past makes me who I am today. I have had many awful experiences occur throughout my life, and while I haven't forgiven all of those involved, I have forgiven many. Yet I'm told...
    GlitterCheeks GlitterCheeks 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I can't forget the past, no matter how much I'm told. The past is there and there's nothing I can do about it. All I want is for it to not restrict my future and my goals.The...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I hate when I open your email it's flooded with everything that I hate about you... I'm reminded of the past... I'm reminded of what you always chose over me... Over our children...
    HisBeautifulDisaster HisBeautifulDisaster 36-40, F Aug 21

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    i don't know if i have completely moved on from my ex. its just not that easy i guess. Every time i drive past the places we used to hang out i can still feel my insides rupture. i...
    zarkovsky zarkovsky 18-21, M Aug 21

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    I've been realizing a lot lately that all I talk about is the past. I think about people that aren't in my life anymore and talk about them too. I must have stuff to deal with...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F Aug 21

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    This is my pastor he the best
    georgeristick georgeristick 26-30, M Aug 20

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    "..My heart is drenched in wine But you'll be on my mind Forever.." Norah Jones- "Don't know why" has been playing over and over in my head for the past few days..
    Penthouser Penthouser 22-25, F Aug 20