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I Am Thankful For My Past

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    My Past

    I'm great full for the thing that I have delt with in my life. I have lost one parent, a grandmother, and an aunt. I have been threw three mager surgrys in my 24 years.  They have helped me to become a better person.
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Jul 25, 2010

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    My past and My Present!!

    I wont say much because I believe there is no point in talking to others who have no clue about what you have gone through and are going through and expecting them to provide you with a miraculous solution. And as far as sharing grief is concerned-- I don't feel bad abouth the...
    cognition cognition 18-21, F Oct 11, 2007

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    I am thankful for all those difficult people in

    my life. They have shown me exactly who I do not want to be.
    CreateUrOwnSunshine CreateUrOwnSunshine 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    If my past didn't go as it did, I'd never have reached where i was today. granted, there are things today I'd love to be rid of and wish never happened, but, past is past. I may as well look to the future rather than hate everything I've done beforehand.
    HellScyth HellScyth 18-21, M May 17, 2008

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    I Get Back Up

    For every mistake I have made, there has been a lesson learned. For every lesson I have learned, I have built character. For every bit of character that I have built, I have stumbled, and fallen, time, and time again. With my stumbling and falling, I have learned to get back...
    VoraciousVixen VoraciousVixen 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2007

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    Here's just a little bit about me.

    Hope you're not too bored haha! I used to travel in a bus with my 7 brothers and sisters, mom and dad, and grandfather, singing and playing with them! But that came to an end last fall...We toured all over the USA. I started off playing violin at a very early age and became...
    guitarist93 guitarist93 13-15, F Jan 20

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    Related Experiences

    Everything that has happened in the past and what is happening in the present is all what God has written. So whatever is happening is meant to happen for a reason only God knows...
    Zozolove Zozolove 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I am forever grateful and thankful for the US military. They provide me my freedom. But I think we should also be thankful to the families of these soldiers as well. Thanks to all...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Aug 13

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    I happened to meet one totally awesome person on here who has turned out to be a great friend. I'm really thankful for that and I hope to keep meeting other people I can relate to...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F Aug 4

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    I'm pretty thankful for this place, I used to constantly be in a bad mood and no one wanted to talk to me which is part of the reason I was in a bad mood, I love talking to people...
    Fred363 Fred363 16-17, M Aug 18

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    I am thankful for everyone i ever loved. Even though i was hurt, even though i was left alone, everyone i ever loved taught me a lesson i had to learn. I believe that people enter...
    stonedalone stonedalone 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    I’m so thankful my childhood was filled with imagination and bruises from playing outside, instead of apps and how many likes you get on a picture.........
    LoneRider72 LoneRider72 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 31

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    I just found out today that my niece in the Philippines almost got killed by her own dad. She has a very abusive father. My niece run away from their house but so worried because...
    sunshininginme sunshininginme 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    You've made me realize how much life has got good things for me.. You've made me believe in myself.. You've made me trust people again.. You've tought me that hope and good is...
    youaremygift youaremygift 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    I just received a text message from her because I said sorry for all the troubles I cause her. She said, "I have told you time and again that you don't have to say sorry because I...
    EruIluvatar EruIluvatar 70+, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    I just want to say thank you to all of our Canadian soldiers for serving all over the world, and especially in Afghanistan..I would also like to thank the American soldiers as well...
    CanadianVanstone123 CanadianVanstone123 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Light 3 Candles......... Light 3 white candles on a white plate and put sugar all around it. Place a glass of Water next to it. Ask the archangels for 3 wishes: one for business...
    keitgra keitgra 46-50, F Aug 7

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    I live in Cancun, yep I live where you vacation!
    CancunLiving CancunLiving 36-40, M Jul 27

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    I own a beautiful beach house only 30 steps away from the sand!
    CancunLiving CancunLiving 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    My health is amazing, my body and mind are always balanced
    CancunLiving CancunLiving 36-40, M Jul 27

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    I have the most amazing Partner ever. Amazing person both inside and out
    CancunLiving CancunLiving 36-40, M Jul 30

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    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Aug 1

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    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Aug 1

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    Words can't describe... I've got the type of friends who will go out of their way to cheer you up. It does help, it helps so much. I write about them a lot, but we always end up...
    MajesticDreams MajesticDreams 13-15, F Aug 4

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    I always shake their hand and say thanks you whenever I meet one wearing their uniform. But it ****** me off when somebody just wears it to look important... Sad thing thing is I'm...
    TheStillmanator TheStillmanator 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Peers. Disability pay. Peers. Walmart prices. Saints who care about me. Those who try my advice. Lack of flooding here. Eyesight to locate arousing views...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 7

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    The stranger on EP that gave me hope.
    miaftw miaftw 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Thank u to the ppl who helped cheer me up after my hamsters death I appreciate all of u
    Gian1865 Gian1865 13-15, M Aug 8

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    No matter how good or bad you think life is, wake up each day and be thankful for your life. Someone somewhere is fighting to survive.
    Gracegha Gracegha 36-40, F 9 hrs ago

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    I am grateful to have met everyone I had, and I am so happy that I met a few who genuinely likes me. It is comforting, knowing that these people accept me, and love me for who I am...
    Just1n Just1n 18-21, M Aug 14

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    I have many, many things to be thankful for and sometimes these things (and/or people) are the one thing that keep me going. Sometimes I just call out to God and say there has got...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Omg i woke up this morning , n i am feeling numb and depressed. I want to forget past 3 years of my life. I hate it i hate evrythg abt my current situation. I hate life i need to...
    furmal furmal 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Hi...my fathers a pastor...and I hate it! At first is was fun now I don't think I can take it anymore! Not only does everyone in the church look at me, and criticize my every move...
    kiaralee1015 kiaralee1015 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I have been married for 10 years, together for 14. My husband and I have two children together. Almost our entire relationship he has worked two jobs, almost never home and even...
    dragonflydreams dragonflydreams 26-30, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Thank you for sticking to this so long, I am grateful for every day that you are still there and I will never give up and I know you won't either.
    Verix Verix 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    Thats exactly what it is though, nothing but a person in the past and it can not be changed which is possibly what makes things feel so much worse and seems near impossible to...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 14 hrs ago

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    I hate myself for what has happened in the past. I have hurt my family with secrets.. But I don't know how to say anything... I was raped for a year by a guy who was obsessed...
    YoungLovee15 YoungLovee15 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    This last week I've been off work, reflecting on my attitudes on life. A close friend gave me a book to brows on my quiet time at the cottage. It relayed an old theme to me to be...
    bobbyorr bobbyorr 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    I am blogging my past sexual experiences on EP
    ssteve077 ssteve077 51-55, M 8 hrs ago

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    Yea, back in the day I was just awful. I was one of those extremely shy, nerdy kids who didn't have any friends, couldn't talk to people, and always cried in class. I've gotten a...
    ToBeAnOtaku101 ToBeAnOtaku101 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    This title sounds a bit too serious, considering it doesn't bother me *that much*. But this was the closest group I could find. I've wasted a lot of time chasing things that I...
    Aikin2 Aikin2 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I hate myself for all the lies and deception I inflicted on my current boyfriend. I blame my family particularly. I am a cheater and this means I have broken my own value system. I...
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