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I Cant Change the Past But I Can Change My Future

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    Many times I made mistakes,

    couple of those actually. Some of them were committed with my conscious mind working, admittedly telling me it's not proper. Yes, I know the values, the elders taught me about those. I know the rules. I know courtesy. I know honesty. I know loyalty. I know politeness. Though I...
    xazygreece xazygreece 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    finally good news! after they kicked me out of

    my high school and told me that I couldn't finish my senior year anywhere, I appealed the school's decision and today the supervisor of schools of the district granted my appeal and said that my cognitive abilities are too great to be kicked out of high school (he basically said...
    editavner22 editavner22 16-17, F 7 Responses Jul 7

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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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    I am a widow at the age of 25.

    I lost my husband almost 2 months ago every day is a step closer to find serenity and knowing I cannot change the past and only move forward into the future. I truly miss my husband everyday. He will never be forgotten
    frankiejo frankiejo 26-30, F 10 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    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't change one thing in the past, but I could change myself. I could change the way I reacted to negative situation, simply by...
    prettywomanNautumn prettywomanNautumn 51-55, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 asked for my number and we texted while im on the bus. He told me how attracted he was to me and how he loved me at the first sight. He said many...
    xazygreece xazygreece 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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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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    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 6 days ago

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    Back when I was still in college,

    I was always submitting promisory notes in the finance department at times I can't fully paid my account and this happened before we took exams since we werent allowed to took if the payables werent settled. So, every after exams, I would always be at the finance depatment. And...
    xazygreece xazygreece 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 18

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

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    The giants upon whose shoulders we

    now stand were not university graduates whose Mum and Dad sent them through. They didn't know from the age of 16 they wanted to be astronauts. They were patent attorneys (Albert Einstein) and secretaries (Anne Frank's host for 2 years Meip Gies). They were ordinary people like...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 18

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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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    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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    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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    ncskiguy78 ncskiguy78 36-40, M 19 Responses May 22, 2014

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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 3 days ago

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    Today, I and my officemate Rema are texting

    about our boss Sheena. Rema texted me how commanding Sheena was and giving her too personal orders already out of her job description. Rema hated it since she was suffering from Sheena's unlimited demands for many years now. Rema texted me this morning saying " I hate her. I...
    xazygreece xazygreece 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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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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    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 5 Responses Jan 28, 2012

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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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    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 disappointment that i'm certainly not surprised. The last chance i was given, the last chance i have wasted, i can't believe i was...
    jessycarcher jessycarcher 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    We hope. Our chances may be blocked.

    Since the wealthy bought everything.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    It's True.

    This is a concept that most people forget on a daily basis. You can't change the past--a minute ago, included, is the past. So what if you can't change it? That just means you have to push forward and make the future better. I need to remember this, myself. I may not be able to...
    Shebby88 Shebby88 18-21, F 20 Responses Nov 9, 2012

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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 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    U & Me forever this way www.

    nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few others share their love stories with their friends, while some leave them as sweet memories for themselves within their hearts and few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F Jul 20

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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 Hope

    My immediate past has been hell and most of it I screwed up all by myself. Some days I'm obsessed with thoughts of my past mistakes and I can't focus on today. I'm having a hard time forgiving myself and some days I think that I may never forgive me. It all sounds so easy but it...
    pentupfreedom pentupfreedom 46-50, M 28 Responses Jan 24, 2013

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    The past is a place of REFERENCE,

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

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    This long-term relationship started back in

    2012. I said yes to him when he asked if i can be her girlfriend. One year later, i found out that my long time crush and his gf broke up. The moment I knew about the "seemed to be good news" from my crush himself via sms, I felt a little remorse of being in a relationship while...
    xazygreece xazygreece 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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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 17 hrs ago

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    I miss FrankFrank please find me

    so we can talk again. I'm sorry I left....
    agypsieschild agypsieschild 31-35, F Jul 14

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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 day 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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    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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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 a week ago

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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 17 hrs ago

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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...
    livinkarma livinkarma 46-50, M 10 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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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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    You have to die a few times

    before you can really live. -Charles Bukowski
    Solovey Solovey 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 27, 2014

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    DeathThrone DeathThrone 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I dont really get it.

    He told me to give him space and that we should take a break but then he is still contacting me every sunday asking me how am i doing and that he loves me. Why? i mean why is he still contacting me?
    xazygreece xazygreece 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I have no such regrets of my past.

    They made me who I am today, but I do regret some of the decisions I made in my past. Missed opportunities. Could have had the love of my life today if only I had not behaved like a ****. Could have focused on a lot of things, but it's okay. I believe it was meant to happen...
    Dictatorse Dictatorse 22-25, M 6 Responses Jan 10

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