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I Feel Like the Past Is Haunting Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 97 People

    It Seem to Me Like the Past Is Closer to Me Than My Future Is

    I have been realizing more and more that everytime I push myself to move forward, the past is right around the corner...why is that? Does anyone else feel like their past is following them or haunting them? Because I am just getting sick of this. The only suggestion I can think...
    angelofthenight angelofthenight 18-21, F 9 Responses Oct 18, 2007

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    I Buried My Past Without Killing It First. It's Now Haunting Me. Advice Please!

    I was raised never to open up to people. I kept all my feelings inside. For the past year, my past has been haunting me. Everything that went wrong in my life is finally coming to the surface. Sometimes I will just cry for no reason. I've had a rough life, I don't consider it...
    anoymous anoymous 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 8, 2010

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    I Know My Past Will Haunt Me Upto Death

    I thought about him ( my ex ) almost  everysecond......This process starts  with opening my eyes in the morning and stops closing my eys at night . But he always planned to cheat me, he abused me , raped me ( ? ) [ he forece me or harassed me sexually without my " real concent...
    richa12345678 richa12345678 18-21, F May 12, 2011

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    In My Dreams

    Lately I see my dad a lot, it's natural, he died this year. But I also keep having my ex-step father showing up and that I hate. Sometimes my mother still shows up too. And some of the settings... I need my dreams to release me, not remind me
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F Nov 19, 2007

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    Why Now?

    Its been one year since we broke up, about 365 days ago. I dont understand, why now??We broke up, it didnt end so well... But unfortunately i had no other choice. I understood his anger turned to me, i understand i had hurt him alot, but the thing i simply cant understand is: why...
    misunderztood misunderztood 16-17, F 5 Responses Dec 21, 2011

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    Seriously! Really?

    Last night was the first night of my Master program. I was very excited to start. It has been a long road to get here. My good friend who graduated with me in June was continuing with me. What could go wrong??? Life has a funny was to bring the past back to you. Not in a direct...
    gigidrangonfly gigidrangonfly 36-40, F Sep 11, 2012

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    It Sneeks Up On Me

    I try not to think about it I put positive thoughts in my head Think about other things But still that doesn't work The past sneeks up on me When I least expect it I don't have much to do Maybe that's the problem I don't have distractions I've let it go already I'm still...
    InmemoryofLifelessStar InmemoryofLifelessStar 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2011

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    To Grow Up

    People and past experiences which only caused you trouble is like a rock in the road, a stone you keep dashing your feet against... Why look back when it is time to pick up your feet and walk over the rock?! There is nothing left in the past, only hurt that you can allow to hold...
    indigowitch indigowitch 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2012

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    Punch Me Straight In My Face

    The last time he called me a month ago, but we didnt talk that time... So yesterday i decided to talk to him, to tell him all whats left to say and to move on, both me and him...Its been a while since the last time we talked...but yesterday broke me...destiny didnt want me to...
    misunderztood misunderztood 16-17, F Sep 4, 2012

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    Cautionary Tale: And So The Oldage Story Goes...

    One recurring theme in my Life is my innate ability to hurt guys. It's never intentional, and it's always my biggest fear, and yet, it always has to happen. I just had a falling out with a girl I know. She had invited me to a family dinner once, saying that she wanted to boast...
    WistfulWonderings WistfulWonderings 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2011

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