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I Feel Like the Past Is Haunting Me

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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 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2011

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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 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2011

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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 18-21, 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 41-45, F Sep 11, 2012

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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 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 8, 2010

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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 18-21, F Sep 4, 2012

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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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    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 22-25, F May 12, 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 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2012

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    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 21-25, F 9 Responses Oct 18, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    Just woke up... And I feel like crying.. The memories are haunting me... Taunting me, showing me what I had and showing me that I'm now nothing....
    catho catho 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    I met him when I was 19. We got married when I was 20. We've been married a little over a year and already I can see my husband loving me less and less. I was born and raised in...
    marriedyoungandconfused marriedyoungandconfused 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I'm new to the group of friends I have right now and I can't help but feel left out sometimes. They're all great people, but sometimes I feel like I'm intruding, or like I'm not...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    So here I am in this situation. I'm a bit all over the place right now. Like I feel like screaming and crying and laughing at the same time but hopefully this too shall pass. I try...
    Khaleesi18 Khaleesi18 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm feeling lonely this past few weeks. 2015 was a bomb. It's true as days goes by everything constantly change. I was happy and full of life my heart was filled with joy when I...
    imsoflhai imsoflhai 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    how can you not like pasta. one of my favorites.
    jovorrism jovorrism 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I know that I am just an adopted child but why does she always needs to make me feel this way. I feel like I am never enough and I feel like I am the dumbest woman in the world...
    Mariangabalon Mariangabalon 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I feel our culture / society of obedience, authority, and dominance is terrible and it hurts me inside that it exists. There doesn’t seem to be what I define as love in the world...
    Love3149 Love3149 22-25, M Dec 28, 2014

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    It feels like this is all my life will ever amount to. Just feeling sad for no reason, feeling completely lost and alone all the time... I wish I had my friend here right now, but...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M Jan 6

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    It's kind of a strange situation, that probably requires a whole lot more back story than I'm willing to give it. Consequently, this will probably be a bit short, a bit rambling...
    LostInCode LostInCode 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 7

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    I knew I was different. I feel like I have been living a lie for a long time now. My family told me when I was born my eye color was black and I mewed like a cat. No crying just...
    caydiabla caydiabla 18-21, F Jan 14

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    sometimes, I think to myself.. what is the point of even trying in the world any more if people just result in not liking me in the end. i'm a very nice person and i try to belong...
    tirwin6471 tirwin6471 16-17, F Jan 16

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    The hidden secret of life I mean. I myself don’t know what I mean. I have a huge trusting problem. The problem is not that I don’t trust anyone but that I trust EVERYONE. I...
    avnn avnn 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    It feels like ****. The brighter side, though, is that it could've hurt more if he had felt the same, we'd been together, and then something bad and super dramatic happened...
    TiraVara TiraVara 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Hello everyone. Up until this point (for several years) I have decided to stay silent and observe posts similar to this one. Now, here on this website, on thos particular group it...
    Abufihamat Abufihamat 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    I've done a lot of horrible things and when I think about it, I feel like there won't be a bright future for me. I push people away from me and I'm not happy about that. People...
    amyduell06 amyduell06 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    It starts off with small things. Like, why is it that I don't like things that a lot of people seem to love? Then it slowly fades into things like, why do I see things in a way...
    LuckyInTheSkyWithDiamonds LuckyInTheSkyWithDiamonds 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    You know, there has to be a reason behind all this low self esteem. Oh yeah, I was raised this way. Not just by my household but also by society and culture. I have a hard time...
    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F Dec 30, 2014

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    So I'm in 8th grade and basically in 6th grade this girl, (Lets call her Shelby) Shelby and (Lets call her Makayla) Shelby and Makayla were best friends. As well as in 7th grade...
    PastelOreos447 PastelOreos447 13-15, F Jan 2

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    My ex told me things I had done. People Say he lies. He lied a lot. I was the one dumped so I'm the monster right? I don't know who's more afraid- him seeing me or me going on...
    Maihowl Maihowl 22-25, F Jan 4

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    I work in the hospitality industry and I have started my carrier as as an Agent but after a five years of working in this industry I have moved from a hotel to other one for...
    Yassan Yassan 26-30, M Jan 5

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    Every ****** g day. Today (now technically yesterday) is my birthday and I feel like a giant POS. My wife made me feel like **** because she said she would cook dinner when I got...
    snake215 snake215 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I am loved by my one set of grandparents, my single mother of 51, boyfriend, and my bestie carey. I don't have any other family anymore :-( I don't feel like I can truly talk to...
    JessiAnn27 JessiAnn27 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    I have the same feeling in all honesty. its not like an ego boosting feeling like i should be important its more like i feel I'm meant for a purpose yet its like my brain is to...
    spiritualjourney87 spiritualjourney87 26-30 Jan 8

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    I am turning 41 years old in 2 weeks and when I look back at my life I keeping asking myself the same question over and over. I do not know why I was born or brought into this...
    ShyGuyInFL ShyGuyInFL 36-40, M 4 Responses Jan 9

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    I was with someone for 10 years since I was only 17... he cheated on me, emotionally abused me, pushed me away, and just made me feel like I wasn't worth anything. But I kept...
    CharlotteTeller CharlotteTeller 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Although I am a grown man I feel like a little girl inside sometimes. I see pretty little pink ballerina dresses and pretty little frilly girl dresses and get man because I can't...
    littleweewee123 littleweewee123 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    Everytime i like someone, i feel like my heartbeat is getting faster. I feel like me and him will have something special. But im always wrong because what i expected didnt came...
    annaambrose annaambrose 13-15 Jan 12

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    I feel like running because no one gets me, I'm still in the closet & came out to some friends. & my family treats me like bullshit for some reason... yess i have an iPhone, iPad...
    Davidthree Davidthree 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    How does, we stopped 2 hours ago for a beer, and left you alone to deal with the kids (who were asking for you all day) equal "we're staying out of your way so we don't get in...
    readum16 readum16 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 12

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    When you feel like that the pain is too much and sadness overflows from your heart. That you thought it's getting better and your hopes are up but the truth is, it's not happening...
    msj02 msj02 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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    I feel like crap more than ever right now... I've never said anything because I don't want to upset you, I don't want to make things worse, but communications the key right now.. I...
    catho catho 18-21, F Jan 13

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    when im watching movies , the characters in it seem so special. they all have there own personality and talents and they have a life. im so boring compared to everyone I have no...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    I feel like I have just been piled up with a load of **** and no one understands how I feel and how I look because I'm so ugly no one likes me in anyway.:-(
    LisamBlore LisamBlore 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    I love her so much and honestly we both get jealous easily but mine is warranted cuz she has used guys twice to hurt me in our relationship. mind you she did shut both of them out...
    Luckystraight Luckystraight 18-21 Jan 17

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    I just don't feel as excited as i did when i used to be so damn happy to wake up early, have a coffee and go and wait for the school bus. But my school has way too many rules now...
    raraggl raraggl 13-15, F Jan 18

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