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I Hold On to Memories to Keep Me Smiling

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    Can't Let Go

    I hold on to many memories that I reflect on and smile My brother and I playing Hide-N-Seek in the dark Vacation Bible School Picnic Summers at my Grandmother's House Baking Cookies with my Kids The First Time I took my Kids to the Beach The Day my Daughter Graduated from High...
    sexxydiva sexxydiva 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2011

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    My Mother and More

        i hold on to meemories of my mother . when we would bake brownies together . and when me and SS went to tampa .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 15, 2009

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    Ahhhh Yesss

      My first snowball fight that was fun That smell of cookies on Christmas Eve My mentees first report card My first fight Watching Cartoons Sat morning eating dry cereal   Just a few for now
    siggy10 siggy10 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    Whatever I will keep smiling. I can only see my life of 60 years. There are so many sad things around such nobody is around , do not have genuine relation, have lots of friends...
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    I used to hold grudges like there was no tomorrow and it was either a really bad day or a really good day, there was no in between, but now It's okay if the day is somewhere in the...
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    I can never focus on what's happening around me. I don't try to focus on my past, but I can't help it. The memories are just so clear, so vivid. They flash through my mind's eye at...
    Tsalokath Tsalokath 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    at my grandmas house with my hole family around the bon fire with smores ♡ me and my cousins watching a movie in the front row at a theater for the first time got tree cherrys...
    TheRainbowDino TheRainbowDino 13-15, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I can't stop thinking about my ex... It's making me feel lonely even though I am very happy with the man i am with now. But with my ex...maybe because of him being 30 at the time...
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    I really want to hold a woman in my arms. Cradling her and telling her it's going to be ok. Making her feel all warm and cozy. Letter her feel my warm chest and feeling my hair...
    COD101 COD101 18-21, M Sep 4

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    I think smiling is definitely attractive, it's nothing major but can have a major difference on someone's face. yay smiling :) lol
    PandaLovee PandaLovee 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    i always make sure to smile at someone whether they look like they need it or not. You never know what someones going through behind closed doors. Like me some people hide it so...
    eAngeliqueXX eAngeliqueXX 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    I hate fake smiling to strangers I do it because it is the way I want the world to be I don’t want to see sad faces I want so see people happy So I fake smile when I really am...
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    For a while in my life the last few years, off and on, there was some beautiful moments of repose. The last of which was several months ago. Don't get me wrong, I have always been...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't know if they're repressed or fantasised. I don't think I'll ever know for sure and my life is on pause in the mean time. I function and smile but I'm dead on the inside...
    butterflydanse butterflydanse 31-35, F Aug 31

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    I'm getting memories from a few people, like one is going down this paved path to a lake, maybe it's somewhere in Sackville, not sure. Another one, I've been getting a lot, is...
    4EverBlissful 4EverBlissful 26-30, F Aug 30

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    When all those ****** memories come flooding back and you can't stop crying because they are all you can think of. And they just stay there, ******* with your head. They will...
    tltlc tltlc 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Still smiling.... ear to ear it's a first step now see where this will go
    24chris24 24chris24 22-25, M Sep 3

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    Please feed my your secrets I'll keep them if you want you can message me just one at a time plz
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    I here it from others a lot. "You're always so cheerful" "you're always smiling" If only they really knew me
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    Your thoughts fill me up As always I keep you within me. No one can empty me. Cos I am already empty I don’t know though Where I will head now Tears like poison sinking me...
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    I have a lot of repressed memories. And they started jumping out on me. There is a lot more to my life than i thought...
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    If you think about it, to have the unwanted memories removed would be great. No more instances when you remember something awful and all the hurt and fear comes rushing back in...
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    When Thee Memories Hitt Youu, Itt Hurts.
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    Everytime I feel like I'm moving one step further from my past; it all seems to catch up like it happened yesterday. I wish there was such a clinic like the one in the movie...
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    It started after I fell in love with the love of my life at least k thought that before. He'd leave me in the dark for months and come back saying he's sorry. He claimed that he...
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    I've known you all my life. They say everything happens for a reason so why did we reconnect again? We both needed someone to help us through the dark days but when your dark days...
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    jm4life jm4life 16-17, M Aug 25

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    I know it's weird, but for some reason I've been unable to hold long conversations with people for almost 2 years. I wasn't like this when I was younger but ever since I left high...
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