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I Cant Change the Past But I Can Change My Future

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    Because we cannot go back in time to fix .

    . so why waste time dwelling in the past. Rather we can start building what we want in future, by preparing our mind.Any one interested in joining me in this mission are most welcome, for I have started to make changes to the future.www.newfatherofnation.com
    NewFatherofSG NewFatherofSG 46-50, M Aug 1

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    We hope. Our chances may be blocked.

    Since the wealthy bought everything.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jul 31

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    1234rthhvfj 1234rthhvfj 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    A Message To Mulkie....

    I used to carry a lot of baggage, I still do. I used to consider I had a "dark heart", and sometimes, I still do. I consider myself a "realist" who sees things for what they are. But my baggage is now overflowing, and now I realize that I have to lay it down. I have to learn...
    mulkie mulkie 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 28, 2012

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    We can change our future,

    but two things have to occur first. We need to recognize what needs changed, and then put the change plan into action. I have many faults and this certainly does not make the top of my list, in fact I have a difficulty understanding why others see it as a fault. I have a very...
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 12 Responses Jun 22

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    My foster Mom I grew up with,

    told me to stop telling her I love her when I was 14 years old. I never did. I told her everyday before I left the house, or if she was sick, or when I went to bed. I wouldn't ever miss a chance to say it. Even if I just got a "uh huh." Never heard it back. I longed for a long...
    Awesg Awesg 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I do not want to be defined by my past

    so I am very careful what information I share with others. Everyday I try to make a positive impact on others and remain optimistic, that is how I want to be viewed.
    cheersfromaz cheersfromaz 51-55, F 4 Responses Nov 27, 2013

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    It's funny how one person can change your

    thoughts...Every experience of my life is somehow new again... I find pleasure in every task, no matter how routine it is, there is a feeling inside I can't explain, I remind myself of the important things, I'm changing into the person I want to be and want to share with another...
    Lydia66 Lydia66 46-50, F 8 Responses Jul 26, 2014

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    I was asked once what would I change in my life

    if I had such chance ? I thought hard about it and the only things that I found was avoiding hurting people and thanking to those who did something for me. Sometimes we hurt people without knowing it. Years later when I thought back I realized it but its late to do anything...
    laughingsoul laughingsoul 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    So much has happened the last month

    so much stress and chaos..I'm trying to tackle each thing one at a time,but it has all been very emotionally draining I'm still in the mist of the chaos but some things seem like they can get better,it's just hard.My end goal is just harmony,not only with my own self but with...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    At 23 i learned the advantage of the old

    and strong narra tree that stood there rain or shine. At 23, i learned to let go of the most beautiful butterfly i have ever seen from my hand since it struggles to be free. At 23 i learned to love each blooming red roses and its magical way of saying have a nice day. At 23 i...
    xazygreece xazygreece 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    When you try to do right by people

    and yourself the evil always get in the way. Its crazy how people like to stay the way they are and dont want to change. I sit and wonder how is people so satisfied with they life and they life not going no where. When you look at things like it gives you a motivation in life.
    ladylare ladylare 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Few years back when this lady i prefer calling

    " kaye"( not her real name) was still working for us, I would always love mentioning her name on my diary. Not because i was fond of her but because i considered her my worst enemy during the time. Her moves were all written on my diary. I would write how she eats the food with...
    xazygreece xazygreece 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Betrayed

    I believe that each one of us has their own troubles and I too had my fair share of it as well. I had been betrayed by the person whom I had loved and treasured the most in my life. He spun a lie and distributed my photos without my permission and without even knowing it , I...
    Debbiechan Debbiechan 22-25, F 40 Responses Nov 12, 2012

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    When he says he doesn’t love you anymore,

    roll your shoulders back and look him in the eye even when it feels like your ribs are breaking inward; like spider legs. When he digs up old aches that he swore he forgave you for, smile and ask him why he didn’t leave you sooner. Ignore the way the words feel like sandpaper...
    xazygreece xazygreece 22-25, F Aug 16

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    Words Of Wisdom

    I was watching "The Voice", one of the contestant had been stalled in his career by a depressive illness,he had a wonderful voice and all four coaches turned around,one of the coaches shared his own story about having suffered with depression and another came out with these...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 4 Responses Apr 10, 2013

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    The past is a place of REFERENCE,

    not a place of RESIDENCE.
    ImAlivingParadox ImAlivingParadox 18-21, F 7 Responses May 8

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    The Tale Of The Monk And The Scorpion

    “Once in a monastery two monks walked about doing their morning duties. As they passed a small bowl, filled with rain, they saw a scorpion was drowning in the water. One monk reached in to save the creature. As soon as his fingers touched the panicking Scorpion, it stung him...
    NeoNeo NeoNeo 41-45, M 25 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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    I'm currently struggling with

    who I was and who I want to be , everyday I think about who am I what I want to be what's my purpose and I find myself battling my own thoughts I even start to get upset and in the mist of my thoughts I lash out at the ones I love then they start to feel like I hate them they...
    Yariilondon Yariilondon 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Confucius once said that only 2 types of people

    never change: the most stupid and the most intelligent. All our life depends on whether we are enough courageous for a change. A change is a breath of fresh air, it`s our hope and the most essential proof of our freedom and will. Nothing is more scary than being left behind...
    Tatius Tatius 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    i want to delete my Facebook profile.

    i don't think it's an accurate representation of me at all...and my sister just made me publicly delete a photo of her because it was unflattering..it's just so bullshit. i never say anything anyway. i wonder if i should delete it and start fresh..or if it matters at all..and...
    saravonpein saravonpein 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    My Futures So Bright I Have to Wear Shades

    I can’t change what happened yesterday.  Heck I can’t even change what happened a moment ago but if I learned from it and I became a better person that is all that matters.  I have this personal philosophy that every person we meet is in our lives for a...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 38 Responses May 8, 2008

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    I Am A Survivor

    Sexual abuse, neglect, rejection, verbal bashing, discrimination, drug abuse, alcoholism....u name it ive probably been there and done that. My latest episode had to have been my strongest and most significant. I was 17 years old, leavin on the streets, selling drugs and...
    Wanascream813 Wanascream813 18-21, F 104 Responses Nov 6, 2009

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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 you.
    liketotalkalot liketotalkalot 31-35, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    To THE ONE lovely WHO

    who I met one day of July, to THE ONE sweet amazing WHO who always put my hands on her everytime we sit next to each other, to THE ONE innocent WHO who I shared good laughs with on funny moments like the wrong car and the forgotten cellphone. THE ONE smart WHO who loves to watch...
    xazygreece xazygreece 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    Going Forward With Lessons From Your Past

     I found EP after an extremely great personal devastation.  And I am so grateful for this platform and the friends I have found on it.  I have been fairly sheltered all my life.  Being on board EP has been a very eye opening experience.  I have learnt...
    Hannah777 Hannah777 36-40, F 28 Responses Apr 1, 2010

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    I Have The Power

    We all have power in everyday decisions, whether we believe it or not. Its whether we let every decision that we make effect our future for better or for worse. I can't change any of the decisions that I made earlier to day or yesterday, all I have is now and the future. Its time...
    kjiggy03 kjiggy03 18-21 180 Responses Jun 29, 2012

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    Life...that's just the ways things are,

    can't undo whats already done.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Love Yourself

    You have to love yourself enough to let go of bad situations or people/things that are keeping you away from your true potential and to succeed.. Life is to short to be unhappy. We are hear to grow ad love and live not just struggle.
    prettygirl1982 prettygirl1982 31-35, F 8 Responses Oct 6, 2013

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    Fallen further than I thought possible only to

    bring myself out of the abyss, the shattered pieces of myself molded into something quite different than before.
    Disobey247 Disobey247 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Living By My Own Rules Now...

    My entire life I have done whatever I can to make everyone around me happy. I have been taken advantage of, abused, raped, and left for broken. I have given up my dreams to support those around me and help them achieve theirs. I don't think there was a time in my past, where I...
    brokenangel913 brokenangel913 41-45, F 96 Responses Mar 30, 2011

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    Suddenly I feel like it is time to start

    something new ..something would make good change ..I trust the magic of beginnings.
    Noha4 Noha4 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    DeathThrone DeathThrone 22-25, F Aug 3

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    when I was in juvenile detention

    and in the system. I was told that I didn't care, I didn't want to change, that I was not willing to do the work. they said I would go to prison and that was all there was for my future. my steps to change my past where never seen. I just didn't know how to stop the chain...
    bigheartsmallworld bigheartsmallworld 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    Well mom said five years ago,

    one day i will meet the man who will bring my bag for me? And so three years later,l met a guy just how mom said but he would never carry the bag for me instead he would give me his bag and let me hold them all. He would not offer his food when he is very hungry, he would get...
    xazygreece xazygreece 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    My parents are drug addicts.

    I spent my life watching meth destroy peoples lives. And mine. But I strive to be like my sister. She's currently in college with two jobs and still finds time to help my brother and I. I can't wait until I'm out if here and choosing my own path.
    Bearcookie Bearcookie 18-21, F 17 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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    No Regrets. The key to happiness is to always

    be looking forward while moving forward. It is important to pause and look back once in a while to learn from our mistakes or errors in judgement. We should also look back on the good to appreciate all that happened to make us who we are. By reflecting on the past, we can...
    Some1umayNo Some1umayNo 46-50, M 6 Responses Mar 20

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    21 Days Sober - Don't miss Alcohol a bit!

    ! FREEDOM!! Change your mind, Change your life!
    ncskiguy78 ncskiguy78 36-40, M 7 Responses May 28, 2014

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    For two years I have lived in a sexless

    marriage. For two years I've made excuses in my head for the way he acted. It all ended today. I'm 45 and he was my high school sweetheart. He went away with the kids for 5 days. He woke me up the next morning screaming at me. He was in my face. Nasty. Vicious. Hitting one hand...
    alwaysmiling79 alwaysmiling79 41-45, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I like most people have gone through some

    pretty bad moments in my past .. I have found say the last Ten Years to have taken their toll .. I went through a very rough patch with my health and consequently things turned out that I could not get through my front door from some pretty deep rooted fears that I had. My...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 18 Responses May 28

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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 again. She realized that after so many sorry's, it was time to say goodbye. She saved herself from her situation and chose to love herself...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 9 Responses Jul 23

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    Iam currently in an abusive relationship with

    my boyfriend and I want out I just need some information on where I can get emergency funds to move to another state.Iam currently in. Maryland.Thank you and god bless all of you always.sincerely,godsbeautifulangel1.
    godsbeautifulangel1 godsbeautifulangel1 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    ncskiguy78 ncskiguy78 36-40, M 5 Responses May 16, 2014

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    The problem isn't that I don't know

    who I am. I know myself all too well. I know what excites me. I know what I fancy. And it is nothing acceptable or reasonable in this life. The problem is WHY? Why do I do what I do? Why do I crave the things I crave? Why am I like this? Why does my brain do this to me? Why am...
    Awesg Awesg 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    I tell myself every day bt this doesn't brings

    any changes.... coz I hate stuggle!
    gaziraisa gaziraisa 13-15, F Aug 14

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    Some of you know of me some of you do not.

    . I will tell you a little about me,First of all Merry Christmas..mine is not the best but will get too that..when I was young I got mental abuse Daily as far back as I can Remember. physical some Ya my Dad punched me in the face several occasions and If I cried well then I was...