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I Find It Difficult to Forget My Past and Move

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    Have You Ever Had A Feeling You Cant Ever Forget

    I have this feeling that I am trapped in my past an can't escape it ever. I'm happy in my new relatioship but for some reason I always look back at my past relatioships an. Compare it to my new one. I'm tired of this feeling its so depressing an annoying that it makes me not ever...
    forgetmenot08 forgetmenot08 18-21, F Jul 9, 2013

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    Therpist

    my therpist saids that i should letgo and move on from my past but ican,t i allways remmber that i was sexually asusted and that brothers me cause i can,t forget what happened to me i try to read alot sow the past woun,t brother me as munch but then it creeps up on me again...
    barribi barribi 22-25, F Oct 19, 2012

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    Thanks Mom

    my past was and still is hell.my mom could not find love in any of her relationships,so she crawled into my bed when i was very young.since this kind of abuse is hidden more than others i had no choice but to suppress.after she died i thought it would be better.my life has gone...
    riverside riverside 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 11, 2008

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    Why Can't I Let Go

    I have been been abused physically and mentally for all of my childhood and most of my adult life. I have managed to walk away form all of this relatively unscathed. I have been trying to move on with my life since my son's death but it is like living a travesty of life. Other...
    syntechnik syntechnik 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 28, 2007

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    Thanks Mom

    my past was and still is hell.my mom could not find love in any of her relationships,so she crawled into my bed when i was very young.since this kind of abuse is hidden more than others i had no choice but to suppress.after she died i thought it would be better.my life has gone...
    riverside riverside 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 11, 2008

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    I Am Much Better, Though...

    I used to obsess and over-analyze my past to pieces. I'm not really sure what changed it or when, but it was just a colossal waste of time, effort, and energy. I love being able to be more present in the here-and-now. Thoughts of my past come and go, and I will go thru phases of...
    VendettaVita VendettaVita 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2012

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    I'm A Different Person Now

    and that's what Jesus keeps trying ot remind me of.  I constantly lift my past up to Him and He takes it, and then I keep taking it back.  Remembering things is one thing, but I keep trying to relive them in my imagination which surfaces in my personality.  I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 11, 2009

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    My Boyfriend's Past

    ok so ive been dating my boyfriend for a year and a half now. we get along pretty well and everything's good. but before i met him of course we both had a past. i told him all about mine which is no  big deal because i didnt do much. he told me he didnt do anything with...
    cisforcasey cisforcasey 18-21 1 Response May 5, 2010

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    I Use To But Not Anymore

    For years my past was stuck in my head like a scratch record that I could not stop. Now is happening and I am moving on with my life. I am not saying that the path that I have to travel is without risks but I will do my best.
    jc2009 jc2009 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 16, 2010

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    Can't Forget

    I can still remember the blood and tears my father caused. I can't forget feeling powerless as he harmed my older brothers. I still dream of blood and hear his screams in my head. I look over my shoulders, I can't relax. Sleep is something I rarely get. I will always feel like I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 8, 2012

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    A Life of Living Hell

         I used to be a typical tomboy who loved school and hanging out with her friends. I loved my home back in Wyoming and never wanted to leave. All that changed when my dad decided to pack up everything we owned and move us to Missouri. We lived in a park for...
    robsangel2008 robsangel2008 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2008

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    It Hurts

    I do not understand why I still struggle with my past. I realize I end up screwing my present over the hurtings of the past. I don't like carrying this burden in my heart which makes me break down once in a while. Its a mixed feeling of feeling sorry for myself, bitterness,regret...
    Iikya Iikya 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 10, 2012

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    I Keep Looking Over My Shouler. . .

    I have had a several people in my past ex-boyfriend and ex-friend who treated me liek crap when we were together whether it being a relationship or just hanging out. I had one ex-boyfriend who abused me verbal and wanted me to hurt myself physically and then when I broke up with...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F Sep 17, 2010

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    I Cant Let Go Of My Past Hurts And Failures

    i managed to finish my primary education successfully.....i managed to perform very well and go to a top school in my home...when i reached thea in my high school i developed depression in my second year...i felt like everybody hated me.....i felt likeĀ  i did not belong thea...
    bonnke bonnke 22-25 Sep 8, 2011

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    "Moved Out" implies an option. There was no option. I was 16 and knew what was coming. It did not blunt the blow of the events that took place that February of 1985. There is...
    SubSided SubSided 46-50, F 1 Response 48 mins ago

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    18 years later and things finally start falling into place.... but as i expected before, there were reasons as to why I did not remember sooner, and reasons why i should never...
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Like many others in Alberta, I was let go from my job back in May. I had hope at first, after all I have 5+ years experience in my field (HR), a degree, a certificate and am...
    curfuffle curfuffle 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I'm not going to sugar coat this .....it's freaking hard ! If you are a parent that cares about your child , wants to do right by them ...then it's hard ....... I see many people...
    Chernobylplayground Chernobylplayground 36-40, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Update to what I last wrote. I did go to the house after all. My younger (faviourite), sibling had gone away on holiday abroad with his new family and my mum rang. My Stepdad...
    moyesp moyesp 51-55 1 Response 1 day ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    kimcc11 kimcc11 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Breakups and Revenge Revenge Your Ex Each day hundreds of men and women seek revenge on their ex-mates for a variety of reasons, usually because they got dumped or where cheated...
    1stworldview 1stworldview 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel its time i forget about the past..Be in a better present. The past still haunts me, giving me nightmares, making me to scream... I just hope I have enough strength to move...
    Justrandom2000 Justrandom2000 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I recently had a past life regression done on me to help me understand everything that has transpired to me in the past 3 years. The man who lead me deeper into my spiritual self...
    Raven9854 Raven9854 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    earthlingcc11 earthlingcc11 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Sometimes its better to let go off your past....atleast one can feel much lighter from inside....
    sanjuguha sanjuguha 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I have learned all about my past lives as well as have been trained to do past life regression myself! If done the right way it is a magical experience but a lot of people don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    I have never had any reason to think I had past lives. But even as a child, I've always felt...Well..old, tired...Like my soul has been around the block many times
    RenegadeReaper RenegadeReaper 18-21 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My whole life I've always looked back instead of forward. I can't seem to get over what could have happened.. I'm not that person that can just "let it go" or be the one to say...
    Escapeyourthoughts32 Escapeyourthoughts32 18-21 a week ago

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    I hate hate hate hate myself. Ive been treated so badly in the past by my partners that im just expecting my current to do it too :/ my heart tells me that he wont but my head...
    DrDeathDefying DrDeathDefying 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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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...
    liketotalkalot liketotalkalot 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    how do you let go of your past, when u you keep beating yourself up about things that have happened or worse things that could have happened. when I was about 8 I got a half...
    twoface444 twoface444 18-21, F Aug 27

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    A year ago I moved to Ireland where I spent only single year, my beginning was really hard my English was very basic (now is only a little bit better but not much) I was having...
    Jared999 Jared999 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    When I was growing up, with so many people around, it was pure chaos. My mother couldn't make it better, so instead she brought me to the fanciest block in the neighborhood. She...
    RandomInkFlow RandomInkFlow 18-21, T Aug 27

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    I've heard about this years ago but have never really looked into it or have much thought about it. But then i have just recently read an article about past life regression on...
    CrystalSekhmet CrystalSekhmet 22-25 Aug 26

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    I can't forget the past.My past is still in my present
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 26

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    So we are 7 days for the agreed upon date that my soon to be x-wife needs to move out of my house. This was agreed upon in a property settlement agreement and was incorporated...
    j21043 j21043 31-35, M Aug 24

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    Remember to find strength in pain Bodies with no souls is a mind with no thoughts A shell of what you once were, caused by the walls of depression An island of tears, surrounded...
    KStyles96 KStyles96 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    if I hear that I life now from the past or a future not yet foiled I might just vomit. simply let me play and love life. life is a correlation of past,present and future. if you...
    bigheartsmallworld bigheartsmallworld 36-40, M Aug 23

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M Aug 22

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    I try my best to keep things at peace. As much as possible, I want everyone happy. I adjust to everyone's needs. I often put their needs before mine. But there are some instances...
    ayamesan16 ayamesan16 22-25, F Aug 22

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    Since my divorce, I have been feeling lost...I am trying to move on and find peace. He didn't leave me, I left him. I thought I found peace by meeting 2 great guys, but when it...
    14nolookingback 14nolookingback 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    My past makes me who I am today. I have had many awful experiences occur throughout my life, and while I haven't forgiven all of those involved, I have forgiven many. Yet I'm told...
    GlitterCheeks GlitterCheeks 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 22

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