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I Find It Difficult to Forget My Past and Move

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My Future Move

    I spend the day packing , i want to be out of this place by christmas, i have been here for a year, i can't believe at my age i'm moving around, i been in my last home for 35 years, i moved here for my son, he wanted to be by a school where it was easy to go back inforth , so...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F Jun 16, 2013

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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 like  i did not belong thea...
    bonnke bonnke 22-25 Sep 8, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, F Jul 9, 2013

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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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    Related Experiences

    How can I possibly expect to move forward, and grow as a person, to make the changes in me that I see needing to be made when all I dwell on are memories past and what ifs? Yes, I...
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    There are so many things that happened to me lately. I had my 20th birthday last week & just got a new haircut (in the picture hehe) :D & I'm going to start my internship pretty...
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    September 18. Letting the Good Stuff Happen. "Before recovery, my relationships were lousy. I didn't do very well on my job. I was enmeshed in my dysfunctional family. But at...
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    September 18. Letting the Good Stuff Happen. "Before recovery, my relationships were lousy. I didn't do very well on my job. I was enmeshed in my dysfunctional family. But at...
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    How am i supposed to forget about my past and move on from in when im constantly being reminded off it! This is the reason why i DIDN'T want anyone to find out about my depression...
    lovemusicnicole lovemusicnicole 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    September 23. Tolerance. Practice tolerance. Tolerate our quirks, our feelings, our reactions, our peculiarities, and our humanness. Tolerate our ups and downs, our resistance to...
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    September 23. Tolerance. Practice tolerance. Tolerate our quirks, our feelings, our reactions, our peculiarities, and our humanness. Tolerate our ups and downs, our resistance to...
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    You asked me to never forget you because too many people had. I promised that I never would forget you... How could I? There will never be another person on this earth who knows...
    HealingMyHeart HealingMyHeart 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    I have only been in love ONCE and yes it was very real and last for over 3 years and I am trying so desperately to move on. It started out SOOO magical and beautiful and this...
    electrapleiadian electrapleiadian 18-21, F Sep 15

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    For that special someone you like, but yet broke your heart. It's amazing how just one text, can change how a person feel about someone One text leads to another and another...
    thatanonymousone thatanonymousone 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    I have often thought about the meaning of life, and have not really found any. First, let me apologize for any seemingly-snobbish moments, my intention is to reach out to...
    puppychair123 puppychair123 18-21, M 6 days ago

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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 Aug 29

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    I just moved a thousand miles away from the home I have known since I was four. I'm alone in this. I have to be honest and say I am struggling. I moved to go to a school and...
    AnimalsAreLife AnimalsAreLife 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I'm seriously evaluating to apply for a permanent work permit in Canada. I currently live in Italy and am employed, so I can't say my situation is negative. I actually have a good...
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    The New Equal Rights Law (A Dream I Have) Part 8 Steve picked me up from my office and took me to a nice steak house for lunch. He said that Janice had been in a meeting and...
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    Ever since I was ten it was always my twin getting my parents attention, it just started with the "why can't you be more like her" or " you have a terrible personality". Then I got...
    katieketamine katieketamine 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    My friends told me to forget about you andto finally cease my contact with you. I'm trying to do it. I kept myself busy with school. I didn't contact you for a week. But here I am...
    vdbree vdbree 18-21, F Sep 6

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    I can't forget about the bullies that picked on me, the hardships I've had, the friends I've made, then having everything taken away. I can't move forward. I still miss my older...
    Riukkuyo Riukkuyo 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    So - I have never felt challenged. I never tried in school, or in college, and now I'm out in the real world. I started a couple businesses (all construction related, basically...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Sep 5

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    It has been three years since my best friend killed himself, and it seems as though everyone has forgotten. Of course there was those initial few weeks, where everyone was crying...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F Sep 8

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    I'm 35. This year has been really difficult for me. By far, the worst year of my life. It started last summer, when a cousin who is 20 years older than me sexually assaulted me...
    jlpikor jlpikor 31-35, F a week ago

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    I just wish I could forget and let go of it all ): I'm so tired of thinking about my past... Why can't I just forget? ):
    NegativePulse NegativePulse 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It's always harder than u think, giving up on someone. Might not be the person u truly fall for but it hurts because I don't know, he's the only one that make it known that he...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    This weekend I spent some time with my ex........ Drunken day out and we ended up getting split from the rest of out group... Was strange but weird after 7 years together and...
    crazychick76 crazychick76 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I spent all summer depressed thinking I'm alone in this world my family seemed to grow farther apart from me I was starting my second year of college scared I would not have...
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    I Have a difficult time finding that special someone who I can be totally open with that will not judge and be accepting of everything. I'd love to share a deep bonding with...
    Tuskyn Tuskyn 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    This is me at 2 years and a half - my parents separated at age 3 or so - and was sent to stay at my grand mum , it was the first time I had suffered depression , missing my parents...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Aug 30

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    September 8. Stopping Our Pain. "Some of my feelings have been stored so long they have freezer burn." —Beyond Codependency There are many sources of pain in our life. Those...
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    September 8. Stopping Our Pain. "Some of my feelings have been stored so long they have freezer burn." —Beyond Codependency There are many sources of pain in our life. Those...
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