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I Get Stuck In My Past In My Mind Sometimes

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    It's like it just hits me,

    and I can't come out of them.
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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    When they trying to cheer you up,

    they going to put the pos. more than the neg. I think it's grate to be reminded that life goes on. But you can't stop feeling something that has played with your emotions for so long. So when that feeling hits me, now, I wouldn't even tell anyone. I would mentioned a thing. I...
    masmelo masmelo 18-21, F Apr 21

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    Growing Up In Black And White

    We baby boomers have a wide stretch of time to recall. I sometimes think back into the joyfilled days when I was maybe 3 or 4. A late potty trained kid, I had accidents, which meant that in addition to "big boy undies" I still had some thick cloth training pants and rubber (yes...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 28, 2012

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    I can't ever escape it no matter how hard I try.

    I'm drowning in my past struggling to breathe.
    leaguegirl97 leaguegirl97 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2014

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    (warning this is a very long story

    and i was just wanting to vent) my thoughts are going 100mph while I lay here in Ned awake since 2am it is now 7 am. I'm thinking about how much people can hurt you and don't even realize it or don't want to. 7 years ago I suffered from postpartum psychosis and it was all due...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 12

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    I Don't Feel Stuck

    I do tend to dwell on my happier times.I don't think that is necessarily a bad thing. I think it helps me to face the problems I am now facing.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 22, 2012

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    "Can't go home again,

    need someone to numb the pain..."
    masmelo masmelo 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2014

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    Over-thinked thoughts take over

    and overcome everything. Worst feeling :/
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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    Questions For My Ghost

    Do a thought of me ever cross your mind? Does it bring a bittersweet smile to your face, or a pang of guilt to your heart? Have you given me two seconds thought after all these years? Just wondering...
    amelia714 amelia714 46-50, F Apr 25, 2013

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    If I could just do something ,

    if I could just stop it along time ago , if could just change it , if could've just move on,if I could've just forget, I just hate life sometimes!!!...
    Anabe1995 Anabe1995 18-21, F Nov 16, 2014

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    Nothing

    That's basically what I consist of; nothing. Sometimes too many episodes of my past dominate my mind and I wish they would go away like turning off the TV when an uncomfortable scene pops up. That's not how most minds work though. Rape and torture isn't something you easily...
    Brielle18 Brielle18 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2013

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    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 11

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    I keep thinking about the summer

    and what I did wrong but if I change it you lose an experience.
    599gto 599gto 13-15, M Nov 16, 2014

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    The Real War Is Inside...

    I've been through many traumatizing events! I always thought that just because I can talk about them over and over, it meant that they didn't effect me. But in all reality they did. I was molested at 8 years old by my old baby sitter, It was terrifying but I knew I was strong...
    MoodSwingBetty MoodSwingBetty 18-21, F Jul 20, 2011

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    It's never the nice places .

    It's hard to remember the good moments sometimes .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Apr 22

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    Who Doesnt??

    If you picture yourself 20 yrs younger or whatever age and act like that, are in reasonably good health, keep on living your glory days. They are still happening. Be in control, you prob wasnt back then. Comments, questions, or discussion??
    linksysfan linksysfan 51-55, M Jul 20, 2011

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    I've been spending more time with my mom

    since she's been sober. and as nice as it seems... I think its messing me up. For 1. I'm not used to her being there so I am trying to be happy about it. For 2. I have some terrible memories of her. I vividly remember her touching me while her boyfriend raped me as a...
    bluediamond325 bluediamond325 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2014

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    Revolving Door

    I dwell on certain things that happen and I get stuck in these thoughts until I am completely tormented. It turns into nightmares so vivid that I will keep myself awake on purpose so I dont have to live thru things again.  I keep thinking I can find a resolution to things but I...
    WakgUp WakgUp 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2012

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    The One Who Loves You

    It is easy to get caught up in fantasies of former lovers or almost lovers, heightening and romanticizing what actually *was* or, god, could be. I think it isn't about them at all. We get seduced by our own mental constructions of the "one-who-loves-us," one who was never a real...
    dominomomo dominomomo 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    Converted Converted 46-50, M Apr 28

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    I have had very dark times

    where no one supported me. I made it thru but only just. This makes me bitter. And eager to see the worst in people. How can it not when you are so accustomed to watching those you thought you knew turn their back on you?
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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    I Dont Understand

    picture this lets say your in traffic your lane is all backed up and the other lane is speading by you just sit there like damn those lucky people thats how i feel about life im always stuck stuck in this bubble eccept i dont have a whole line of cars with people in them...
    murphy8 murphy8 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Even though my past has only really hurt me, I don't want it to be that crutch, that spot that just won't disappear, but it is. I have mistakes and some wrong decisions along the...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 28 mins ago

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    When I'm alone I can think about what I want to do with my life. I can just cry and it makes me feel better. Sometimes the only person who can make me feel better is myself
    RatchetGurl101 RatchetGurl101 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    I'm laying here on my bed. I am remembering this past year and I just see that I've been lying to myself trying to get through the day. as I lay here I just realize that I'm not...
    eagi eagi 22-25, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I get stuck in my thoughts and they overwhelm me and i just get latched and I just can't unlatch myself. It just happens. Last year, I overdosed on Benadryl(purposely)so...
    chris354786 chris354786 13-15, M 8 hrs ago

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    There was a really funny answer to a question lately about how to read minds. "You stare intensely at the persons forehead". Haha, no, you cannot read minds. And if you only...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 11 hrs ago

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    I still think constantly about all the people I no longer talk to who used to be my life, and I feel inadequate sometimes just being myself, alone. Once college starts again, I'll...
    A0129 A0129 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Well. I try not to hate them, but sometimes it's hard not to. I'm not very experienced with hatred.. How can you truly protect yourself, mind and body, without hatred? Anger...
    Chryssipus Chryssipus 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i usually don't like have alone time and being stuck in my head but i love sitting by my window drinking coffee and listen to music
    xlauren15 xlauren15 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    You and I go hard at each other like we're going to war. You and I go rough, we keep throwing things and slamming the door. You and I get so damn dysfunctional, we stopped keeping...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 days ago

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    It's 6 am and my husbands at work... Someone amuse me ;)
    hrnyash hrnyash 22-25, F 21 Responses 3 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel like I want to kill myself, that feeling just randomly hits me at full force and i feel like my life is out of control so i cut myself or burn or sometimes I...
    IHateYourSmile IHateYourSmile 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Well id like to say it's sometimes but it's like all the time xD ;D
    xxSatansDemonxx xxSatansDemonxx 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'll just say what's on my mind sometimes. I gotta ****, I'll say it. I wanna comment on your shirt that day, I'll do it. I'm very unlady like about..50% of the time lol. Sorry :)
    WhisperingGrass WhisperingGrass 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want to be ****** so hard until the only word that I can say is daddy.
    TheSubmissiveX TheSubmissiveX 22-25, F 40 Responses 5 days ago

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    Swatted! Although I haven't been spanked in about a year my mum still keeps the hairbrush in the drawer in case of need she says. Not sure whether the 'need' is brushing her hair...
    sunnygirl96 sunnygirl96 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Danish pastry sweets are yummy! I'm craving them! I could have one, as a replacement meal every morning, then go for a walk, or work out at home to burn calories. I'm gonna have to...
    VisionOfLove VisionOfLove 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't think of it as dirty, I think it's overly sensual. I wonder what and how things would be if it were different or unconventional or even reversed. I'd like to know and try...
    4iron174 4iron174 66-70, M 6 days ago

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    I would tell myself, that life isn't as bad as you think. That just wait awhile and you will see there are people who care for you. And that staying silent is not good for you...
    Keeponswimmingthroughthenight1 Keeponswimmingthroughthenight1 18-21, F a week ago

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    Today I am slightly pained. I have had a few of these days recently. I finally came to the conclusion that I may still be holding on to some regret from my past. Regret as in the...
    njflyer njflyer 31-35, M a week ago

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    I have epilepsy and I have had several epileptic seizures in the past. Occasionally I will have a seizure at school and sometimes it kind of freaks the other kids out when I have...
    laurenholliday laurenholliday 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Here lately it doesn't take much at all to set it off. My mind went in the gutter this evening when I called to pay a bill and the lady taking my payment asked "What can I do for...
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I live in the confines of my own mind of which the past replays itself continuously. Everything is a grim reminder of a life I once cherished, a love I thought unbreakable and the...
    determinedlife determinedlife 22-25, M Jul 18