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I Learn From My Past and Live For the Present

De Ja Vu experiences and how you wiggled out of it 298 People

    Oh yes, the past can hurt,

    but you can either run from it, or learn from it.
    NikkiCOCO NikkiCOCO 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 7

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    Your Past

    Sometimes you wanna take things from the past. Sometimes you never want to let go of the past. Sometimes you wanna relive the past. Sometimes you wanna forget the past. Sometimes you wanna change it and other times you wanna leave it exactly as it was. But everytime, those people...
    live2love2laph2always live2love2laph2always 26-30, F Nov 1, 2013

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    My Past

    My past,Learnt from it,Now,I live in the moment,Enjoy life,As a result,Am calmer now,Than I've ever been.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 16, 2012

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    Air, Water, Fire And Earth

    My feet left the ground ... Opening the wings to the highest flight I went to places full of magic Time of incredible moments Sometimes carried by strong winds Suddenly, I was in deep waters Diving into a sea of ​​uncertainties Proving salt of illusions Reappearing in tides...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 11, 2012

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    So today my old softball friends asked me

    if I had a boyfriend and I said no. They said why? I responded I don't need that in life right now but girls in my position who play softball,go to school,and hang out wit friends have boyfriends and they seem like they handle that situation very well and I don't see how that's...
    fireball234 fireball234 18-21, F Jan 26, 2014

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    Hitlers And Groupies

    There are a lot of dumb fukkks on EP who cheer on liars, people shining FAKE light, because that 'fake light' promises them 'love and acceptance', but I find it extremely asinine, since people do not mind that the person is a liar, as long as they get their few seconds of...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F Dec 30, 2011

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    Relationship Wise

    I was just talking about this Last night. I was pretty upset. I was asked does this mean. You will have Trust issues in a new relationship. The Answer is No I won't. I don't hold past relationships to My Present. If I did Jeeze I'd be One Blank, dull, depressed, Angel. Cause...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 8, 2008

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    Why Today Is Called "The Present"

    Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs. His bed was next to the room’s only window. The other man had to spend all his time flat on his back. The...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F Apr 25, 2013

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    10th Story-i Learn From My Past And Live For The Present.

    The story of my life is more pain,sufferings,hurts,abuses,traumas and tortures.I survived all these through transforming  the worse situations to lessions from God.I have become wiser and stronger with these lessions.I am now "graduated" from GOD'S UNIVERSITY and now on...
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F 3 Responses Jun 6, 2010

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    Making It Mine!

     Life goes on and every day is an opportunity to heal from the past and take the lessons we have learned into our present, creating new memories and new happiness for the future.  I keep this thought in my mind every morning as I wake up to a new day; it doesn't matter if there...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2011

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    Events In Our Life Journey

    I looked back into my past and realised that every event good or bad has its reasons.Its like i am watching a movie,the end  is the reason.Our life journeys are for us to learned the lesson of our mistakes and for the good we will continue to do and cherished them.
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F 10 Responses Nov 11, 2009

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    Still I Stand

    Still I stand in this jungle of fire that's burning the life from my pores What I see is different from yours but I'm still standing thru this jungle called the struggle. Oh how I survived . I'm a living witness when it comes to pain my pain ia sign that I'm human and I'll...
    cuttiepye1978 cuttiepye1978 36-40, F Jun 17, 2013

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    I Won't Live In The Past

    My past is just that- In the past. I do not regret the things I did, I have learn from it and moved on.
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 12, 2009

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    yes, the past made me who I am today
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    aliveisawesome aliveisawesome 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    Always always always, and first!
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F Jun 20

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    if you were looking for one sign not to kill yourself today, then this is it. please read this; maybe it'll help I wanted to kill myself so badly, not even too long ago. life...
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    i live for my dead brother. if you try to replace my big brother, i'm blocking you. simple as that.
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