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I Cant Remember My Past

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    Losing Parts Of Who I Am

    The last several years, I have been suffering from memory loss. I am sure it has something to do with my epilepsy and the medications I am on. And, I am sure it is one of the causes of my depression. Sure, I don't remember what I ate for breakfast last Tuesday, or just how I...
    silentwriter180 silentwriter180 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 15, 2012

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    Do You Remember The Time.....?

    This is a question that I am asked often; by people close to me - brother, sister, friends, parents. My answer is always a resounding "No." I was there, and it did happen, but it all seems to have been erased from my memory. In one of the last instances, my father remembered a...
    mzurisana mzurisana 36-40 Jan 3, 2013

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    Cannot Remember Growing Up

    I AM 24 AND GETTING VERY WORRIED! I DO NOT REMEMBER ANY OF MY PAST (NOT EVEN LAST WEEK) BUT ITS GUTTING THAT I DO NOT REMEMBER GROWING UP. THERE ARE ONLY A FEW INCIDENTS THAT I RECALL AND THEY HAPPEN TO BE BAD EXPERIENCES THAT OCCURED IN MY LIFE. DOES ANYONE ELSE HAVE THIS...
    KERRYED22 KERRYED22 22-25 1 Response Dec 7, 2011

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    I have no recollection of barely anything

    whatsoever from age 11 back :/
    Carlilescobain Carlilescobain 18-21, M Dec 13, 2013

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    Rememberance

    I need some tips about something I have some sort of self-imposed amnesia, or repressed memories whatever you want to call it. I have been seeking professional help for this as a good 3/4 of my memory has been demolished. I know it was self imposed because I remember the night I...
    Ziox Ziox 18-21, M Mar 21, 2012

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    My Lost Past

    I am a victim of child abuse. I did not tell anyone the details until three years ago. I am still trying to deal with it all. I have memory loss due to the child abuse. I blocked it out. I have flashbacks that are brought on by certain sights and smells. I just wrote and...
    NancyBaker NancyBaker 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2012

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    About Two Years

    I lost about two years of my life to an old friend called "lithium". I had a doctor who put me on 1200 mg of it and added a few more drugs as well. It was like a zombie state that took away almost two years. I missed out on my daughters baseball and dance and school...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2007

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    Nothing

    Aprrently I did a lot of bad things. Nothing iligal. But I have only one flashback. It's the taramatic event. It explains a lot but... I need to remember more. I want to know more of what I did. It's really akward when people come up to me and say they know me and they talk about...
    MissingIdentidy MissingIdentidy 22-25, F Apr 19, 2012

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    I Wish I Had a Time Machine

     It all started over a year ago in the summertime I think, maybe spring. How it started I can't be sure, I don't even remember the first time I tried or why I tried it, but I know for certain why I got hooked. Aderrall, (ADD medication) gave me the most euphoric feeling I've...
    manofconstantsorrow manofconstantsorrow 18-21 1 Response Dec 4, 2008

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    Rewind... Now What Happened?

    I'm currently 21 and I have very little recollection of my childhood. If I focus on old pictures or watch home videos I can sometimes recall things occurring but not always. I realized this a while ago but it never really bothered me until my sister was telling me about things...
    LoomingHeavens LoomingHeavens 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 24, 2011

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    Where Did It Go?

    I know several of you   are young, but how would you like to be almost seventy and not be able to    bring up or remember most of your past? I,m not just talking my childhood either. I mean as a teen, a young married mother, a working nurse and past...
    joykay13 joykay13 66-70, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2010

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    I Dont Remember..

    Im currently 17 years old and i live with the people who adopted me 2 years ago. i dont remember my past. i remember snippetts of it. i have flashbacks but the only way i can trigger it is EMDR. which i hate. i mean it will trigger on its own i just can't make it. growing...
    tiredofptsd tiredofptsd 16-17, F Apr 12, 2010

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    hello.im roshana's bro.

    roshana was sick and now she cant remember past.her doctor said maybe she'll remember after a week or month or year.so if u know sth about her or if u have good memory with her plz text her and say.if its bad memory such as kidnapping or else dont say to her.and plz dont say...
    0oroshanao0 0oroshanao0 18-21, F May 5

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    suppression: the avalanche

    my parents' divorce was pretty traumatic for me. one day my brother and i spent the night at friends' houses, and then we never went back home. we went to live with my dad in a tiny house with only the things we had packed for our slumber parties. we didn't have any contact...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 10 Responses Dec 27, 2007

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    kinda scares me... what actually happened?

    why do i feel my resentment to my parents? i do remember that as a kid i would like to read and i remember reading a book that was supposed to be sad about inner struggle and stuff and thinking i should write a book about my life. THAT would make people cry. i remember thinking...
    Anaihsohs Anaihsohs 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    Past, What Past!

    I just turned 20 and as you probably realised by now i can't remember my past. Its not that i can't remember any of my past its just that i can't recall any details. Whether its because there's something wrong with my brain or my life was so boring that on a sub concious level i...
    Mhikael Mhikael 18-21, M Aug 1, 2012

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    Was It Real Or Just a Dream?

    I can remember some of it. Other parts are just missing or misplaced inside of my mind, maybe behind locked doors. I told my mom about how i see forests, and she says I see them that way because when we were in north carolina we went to the forest and it was dark. I see them as...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Jul 11, 2008

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    i'm graduating this year... i'm in my 13th year of schooling and i'm finally almost don't with high school. all thats left is to tough out this last year and... walk across that...
    Fallen321 Fallen321 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    So I'm a little nervous about posting this here, but I guess I just felt the need to talk about it. I've had what I believe are some very vivid past life stuff, mainly what I talk...
    acerbuskeeper acerbuskeeper 18-21, T 4 days ago

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    In the past few years I've struggled with depression, anxiety, PTSD and an ednos, but I've pretty much won the battle. I was hospitalised for four months and I did a lot of healing...
    madmoodog madmoodog 13-15, F Aug 5

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    I have memories of being an uncle who died around a year before I was born. I used to remember a lot more as a child but my mother decided not to influence me into thinking about...
    girlfromtralfamadore girlfromtralfamadore 18-21, F Aug 2

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    First off, I'm an addict in recovery. Coming up on a year ago, I was enrolling in college, and slowly but surely I began dropping my classes. I was miserable. I remember sitting in...
    Yourbaaaby Yourbaaaby 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 7

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    I was sitting down and thinking about the source of my unhappiness, anger, social timidness, passive aggression, and dismissive attitude towards other people, depression. naturally...
    AliKru AliKru 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    The police didnt believe me. Neither did my parents. The only people who know are my 2 best friends, my brothers and my parents and police but they think I cried wolf. When I was...
    QuinnMac12 QuinnMac12 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    Something I will never fully understand is the past. I have one. You have one. We all have one. Depending on our age and life experiences, some of us may come with more baggage...
    RussL RussL 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    So, it's been 3 months since my boyfriend broke up with me. We were together for almost a year. He is two years younger than me. He broke up with me over text. I remember calling...
    Mitsuko15 Mitsuko15 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 20

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    My past experiences were quite terrible and unsatisfied, and they have been haunting me for years. Though I cannot change them, I try to accept the pathway I passed. I need to keep...
    SADstruggler SADstruggler 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I hated my past, I feel like I didn't have a normal childhood and I was always treated differently. It makes me feel awful when I look back at it and I'm afraid for my future. I'm...
    3lle 3lle 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    Its been hard not been able to clear out my mind on how to utilize it on useful ways so as a result I got nothing . Today I stand with no ambition or goal in life because I never...
    openheart92 openheart92 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Fact: I can't change the past Option: but I can change the future You have to take your mistakes for what they were in the past and use by not making the same ones in the future...
    germany100 germany100 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Let's Make a Long Story Short :)Age 4; sexually abused. Age 5-13; childhood with divorced parents and bad memories. Age 12; first time I cut myself. Age 13; first spark of love...
    MissAutumn MissAutumn 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Dreaming above the blue sky.. Knowing oneday I can fly.. But even im in another world.. I cant forget anything about you.. Shadows haunting me behind my pain.. Leaving my empty...
    denez denez 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Its waaaaaaay past my bedtime 2:57 and i cant get to sleep i tried to get comfy and lay there but the sleep wont take over and im extremely bored now too :(
    otakugamerwolf otakugamerwolf 13-15, F Aug 3

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    I'm sharing this basically to get my feelings I have for my married coworker out of my head. I read somewhere that writing your feelings down can help one deal with them. I...
    confusedM33 confusedM33 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    All night it was difficult to sleep I feel empty as though I want to cry and let it all out but nothing comes out. This is the second time I am dealing with a break and although...
    miae13 miae13 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 11

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    I know that when you love someone so deeply, are loved so deeply and you need each other, you change each other in so many ways, you heal each other.... I feel I unable to properly...
    Lucienn Lucienn 18-21, T Aug 12

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    I’ve been trying to figure out how to write this for a month now. Every time I start, I always get off track or start to sound a little depressing. Although I suppose that’s...
    jphegan jphegan 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    I've been in bed for 4 hours but I'm still wide awake. 😳 I hate this feeling. So now I have to deal with my past memories and get emotional. 😒 sucks getting flashbacks of my...
    Jelliii Jelliii 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    the past already happened. unless time travel is invented, there's no way i can go back. but i have complete control of my future.
    bowsandarrows bowsandarrows 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    What ever is your past is already behind you, you can't turn back times, best way to do is move on forwards and plan for the future.
    beejek beejek 41-45 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I'm a guy so it been hard dealing with being a victim of rape. I'm also straight which makes it a million times worse in my head to deal with. Only my parents and my therapist know...
    andrew20142014 andrew20142014 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 12

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    All I do is think about the past. I can never remember anything good but all about the bad. I rethink over everything and wonder if it will come back and get me one day.
    Beatenrodent Beatenrodent 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    How im feeling... The Guy im in love with.. Is Facing some Issues with his Baby's Mother.. Weve talked before and he told me that she is his past & his past for a reason and he...
    HeyyBarkerr HeyyBarkerr 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Recently i've been growing, shifting into a fuller or higher awareness or understanding of alot of aspects of my life. Reoccurring images of a past life are showing up more and...
    summerdaniella summerdaniella 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I do remember loved ones from the past, but I have put a lot of work making sure that is where I keep those memories. I'd much rather be working on my future. Those relationships...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 23

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    i cant run , i cant hide . its always going to catch up to me. I cant cant shake it at all. i cant call it nor can i speak it or else my grave will be dug. Its all happening...so...
    LunarDream LunarDream 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Last night I remembered our former vicar. I don't know why he still affecting me in some way, I guessed it's my fault too for always telling myself that it was nothing it became...
    kamiru kamiru 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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