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I Know My Past Does Not Determine My Future

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    I Am Free to Shape My Future Not By Living In the Past!

    We all have the ability to shape our own futures. Why should we let our past decisions, failures, dissapointments and others do it for us when we can do it ourselves. I always tried to seek approval from others, beat myself up for my failures and did not believe I could make a...
    shinecoaching shinecoaching 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2009

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    I am letting go off the past, it's hurt me but I am also stronger because of it. So from now on I am going to concentrate on helping people, instead of self-pity. People have had...
    Rachael95 Rachael95 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 16

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    But truth is, I don't know the person. I don't think any of my classmates know what his real name is. Everyone, even the teachers, calls him Shadow. It fits him well, though. He's...
    ColourfulDreams ColourfulDreams 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    I hate that I worry about the future! Sometimes I wish I had some secret map of my life that I can look at and 'cheat' my way through a good future lol. I just have the hardest...
    beccaishere89 beccaishere89 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 21

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    and wonder what will be there. At this point in my life, at the crux of founding a new and wholly original future for myself and hopefully those around me, I cannot see very much...
    disastercupcake disastercupcake 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    Over the course of many years I experienced a phenomenon that fits the description of 'past life memories' better than any other explanation or description. I realize that I may...
    MiriamPia MiriamPia 46-50, F Oct 2

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    Reverse logistics is yet another sort of warehousing that happens to be well-liked for environmental reasons. The time period refers to objects which are likely with the finish...
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    "We have nothing to fear but fear itself," Franklin D. Roosevelt A lot can be said about fear but it tells an untold story in a persons past. Fear isn't something that just...
    Tomorrowsday Tomorrowsday 26-30, M 14 hrs ago

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    You cellphone! And, so does regarding 50 percent in the populace all around. Advertising by way of intelligent telephones is An impressive implies and Obtain your information bent...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 16

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    Smoke Weed . Probably Mutilate a Few People from my Past , Pop a Skittle or a Val and live life stress free as my inner hippie
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 52 mins ago

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    These skills will place you firmly accountable for your personal campaign and assist you to expand your small business without needing to employ the service of specialists. It is...
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    My gf and I have just had a huge falling out, down to the fact something about her past I just can't get my head around. It goes against every value I have as a person and its hard...
    Lightandshadows Lightandshadows 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 20

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    God I hope she didn't. I just lost my little brother back in June and even though I don't cry as hard or wildly as the first two weeks, last night I had a rough outburst of tears...
    BigBrainTheory BigBrainTheory 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    My past aint gunna stop me for being happy, I'm actually loving life right now and it's all thanks to my Heavenly Father, He allowed me to find peace and happiness within myself. I...
    sweetlikesuga sweetlikesuga 26-30, F Oct 22

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    I thought making a second account would be a fresh start, but instead, it feels like I've split myself into two. I didn't want him to track my pain, but I love that account. I have...
    NastasyaFilippovna NastasyaFilippovna 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    If predetermined love is real Then it's probably what I'm starting to feel It's crazy to think we don't know each other And yet our hearts already belong to one another My Mr...
    lorrilondon22 lorrilondon22 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    I have these moment where I have these flash back of the past and all the old emotions come flowing back to the surface. Old hurts now renew Then I start questioning if I really...
    iamnine iamnine 22-25, F Oct 11

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    I have written this story almost a year ago in my old account that I have deleted. October 26, 2014 1:35 am PHT to be exact. For someone who has and have been continuously making a...
    zoiera zoiera 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 20

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    Everything in my life is going wrong yet I'm calm and so relaxed :/ I don't know what's wrong with me. How can I be like this? I used to be so ****** tense about each and every...
    lostnsad lostnsad 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Last month, I flew to another country just to watch the concert. I made a lot of effort to go there. My friend bought only 2 tickets because it was sold out, but there were 3 of us...
    Julietxxx Julietxxx 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    My parents have been strict about my life since I was born, but recently they have decided to be more lenient about my future so that I could be "happy". The problem is, I don't...
    CSophMBelv CSophMBelv 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    yep!! work on present to build a foundation for better future. but remember life happens. sh (I)t happens.
    LittleCreates LittleCreates 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 20

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    I don't really see myself having a future anyways, I live no I breathe and dwell in the past. That's while several of my relationships have ended. I can't let go. I can't.
    CrimsonButtefly CrimsonButtefly 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    I can't stand people that bring others down because of their past. I didn't realize that there were perfect people in this world...ever!
    TheMeBMini25 TheMeBMini25 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    This is not about the present, nor the past... You may murmur, act like nothing to worry, but at the end of the day...IT's TOMORROW that matters most!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 7

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    That's my motto right there. I can't say i don't like my past. I'm shooting for the stars baby!!! XoxOxoXO God Bless YoU ALL!
    Rainbowdash5334 Rainbowdash5334 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 18

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    So, of course I'm sharing my personal stuff, and I am no fool - I know the deal, but I have an emotional side, and I'm feeling depressed, but I try to get past every day -one day...
    Mannpiences Mannpiences 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 21

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    With the help of the wonderful people here, and the support of my friends I finally was able to gain the courage of leaving the man that constantly emotionally abused me, cheated...
    bme52 bme52 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 21

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    First- a little bit about me: I am in high school and I strive to do well with everything I do, including my work, my appearance, my character, etc. I am in all honors classes and...
    reneef84 reneef84 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 22

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    I beg to differ.. In essence what is money? It's just paper.. a couple of metal discs.. Figures on a bank statement.. But then it's the meaning we attach to money.. We have so...
    maktub1 maktub1 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 23

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    We might not see a situation in the same way. That doesn't make either one of us wrong or right. We have to respect the fact, we have our own opinions
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    "People have two sides. A good side, a bad side, a past, a future. And that we must embrace both in someone we love." The Tourist
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    I know time has been passed..so that is gone will never come again..so need to work hard that i get my goal.
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    1.) What would you name your future daughter? Aaliyah 2.) Do you miss anyone? Yes I do. :) 3.) What if I told you that you were attractive Oh, I would blush and change the...
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    A Letter to my sister who I never met..! I can only wonder why I did not write this earlier, I should have written this a long time ago. Blame it on my stupid lazy brain. I met...
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