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I Let Go, I Freed Myself

FREEDOM IS LETTING GO 37 People

    Free!!!:) I've been yammering on

    and on about an online relationship I was having, and how I ended it...but was still holding onto it in some ways. Yesterday I stepped past my fear, and my hurt, and let go completely. It was scary in some ways, and sad in others, but more them anything, it was freeing to block...
    Erzulia Erzulia 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2013

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    I Stopped Hating Him

    When I was a little girl, I was raped by my 18 year old cousin. I had repressed the memories until I was 10. When I recalled those memories, I hated him, I hated myself, my life, the world.... but I hated him! I spent 7 years hating him, spent 7 years wishing that I wouldnt run...
    lonelybrokenhearted lonelybrokenhearted 16-17, F Dec 21, 2008

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    Goodbye...David

    I write so much about you because you are very special to me. We met two weeks ago and the way we met is so improper. You read my name in an advertisement in the Internet. You called me, I answered. We met. You played your music for me. The music you played in the organ is...
    evergreen evergreen 31-35, F Jan 29, 2008

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    Letter To My Love...

    My love~   Ever heard the expression, "I wear my heart on my sleeve?"  How truthful is this statement?  Sure, it certainly is easy to fall in love...but actually staying in love seems to be the challenge in all relationships.  Experience has taught me that wearing my heart...
    behindthemask24 behindthemask24 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 28, 2012

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    Letting Go A Good Friend...

    Six months ago I met a wonderfun person, that person opened up to me in a way I never imagined, he shared his dreams, thoughts, hopes, fears, problems, and even gave me a little piece of his heart when I most needed it. I felt your pain, your anger, your sadness, and also your...
    believer07 believer07 18-21 1 Response Feb 21, 2010

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    I tried writing this experience once but it shut down in the middle, so I'm a little frustrated but I'll try again. I was saying that I find myself doing things just for the sole...
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    I've been trying to let go of this person since last spring. I've tried so many times but no use at all. No matter how much he hurts me, no matter how much time passes, no matter...
    AmberDD AmberDD 22-25, F Feb 4

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    Just come back on the site after a year's absence and read through my previous posts. I knew I was angry and upset at the time I wrote them but I didn't realise how much. Not...
    emmsmi1 emmsmi1 31-35 6 days ago

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    The past has always been a pretty hard burden on me, considering I have made countless mistakes and counting, they almost seemed like they were going to haunt me for the rest of my...
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    This has been 4 months coming From the start of last year, I couldn't imagine anyone as perfect as you because what I was falling for was unattainable. But I held on. I held on to...
    ohglob ohglob 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    So Im dating this guy for almost a year now. We travel together and everything is going great. But this is one of my friends ex's. I never thought in a million years Id ever be...
    korbee8974 korbee8974 22-25, F Feb 18

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    I wish I knew how to let go and move on. I love him even through the lies and his unfaithfulness and disrespect. I wish I valued myself enough to see what I really deserve. I'm so...
    beemer78 beemer78 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    I'll have to forgive myself first.For not listening to my mind and going with my heart.The signs were there but I choose to ignore them. I was fighting for something that was fake...
    candij1983 candij1983 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I am trying every day to forget about you. I try to not beat myself up over missed opportunities. I try to use reasoning that things are the way they are and that's that. Sometimes...
    tormentedinternally tormentedinternally 26-30, M Feb 20

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    How do I move on and look straight ahead?
    justhatgurl justhatgurl 16-17, F Feb 8

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    I never felt relieved until I let go of that someone who always bring me down and that who didnt care. Suck it up loser! Im gonna show you how happy I am starting of today...
    nicardipine nicardipine 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    When it comes to guys I always let them go. Every time I like a guy and I think they like me (which is obvious in some ways on how they act) I start talking to them more and more...
    endmypainn endmypainn 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    So, its been five months in my weight loss journey. Temptations to quit this new hard life is rising in me. I have been going really hard on my self for most days....jogging for...
    Significant Significant 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    I am a very emotionally complex woman. I am working hard not to let my emotions get the better of me, sometimes I think the worst of people and that's when my emotions get...
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    I desire to be just myself for once. I am a positive person and believe if things don't go as I wish then it isn't the end and takes different route to reach my dreams then another...
    BlueFairy09 BlueFairy09 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    time to let go to a person who could just listen. I seek neither vent nor reaction. just a silhouette to let my heart....
    tellmeurheart tellmeurheart 31-35, M 10 Responses Feb 13

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    To never struggle would be to never grow. You must let go of who you were so you can become who you are. It is within the depths of the strongest and darkest storms that you...
    MarissaSimmonds MarissaSimmonds 16-17, F Feb 2

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    Short piece. I haven't written in a long while.. SLOW. As clarity bursts with laughter, she sways wriggling hair to and fro. Your cognitive memory allows all this Beautiful...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    I'm at the point where I can't let go till I'm done
    G677 G677 41-45, T 3 days ago

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    20 Facts about me 1. I was 5 lbs when I was born and I am still petite. 2. I was born in Queens, New York 3. I am the oldest of 5 children 4. I love any type of music (but I am...
    Delicateflower98 Delicateflower98 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    So right now it's Monday the Second of March 2015, from tomorrow onwards I'm going to starve myself. Im 5'9" and weigh 74kgs, i need to get to my goal of 59kgs. I feel so depressed...
    HannaTheSwedishChick HannaTheSwedishChick 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I can't stand blood.. But at times of my life things get so pent up that I feel like I'm going to explode and the only way to distract myself or let some of the pain out is to...
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    It's been two months since the start of the new year and also some time since I wrote something and posted here. Perhaps my mind is either not thinking or perhaps it's too busy...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Why is everything so ******* depressing? Why am I such a failure? I fail...that's why I'm here, to fail and let people down...
    XxFuckYouxX XxFuckYouxX 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I just survived my first Valentines day after separating from my husband of 24 years. Yes, I am glad that sucker is in the rear view mirror. The day. Not the man, lol. You get the...
    littlecreekgirl littlecreekgirl 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    College Students Are Infants and Deserve Zero Free Speech or Sex Rights, Says Slate By Robby Soave Eric Posner—a University of Chicago Law School professor and son of famed...
    findmeholdmehasbeenfound findmeholdmehasbeenfound 18-21 1 Response Feb 13

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    Old habits... the hospitals couldn't fix my urges to mutilate my skin. Carving the beautiful patterns that are my stories that people will never know. It's an addiction. A...
    wouldyoumissme wouldyoumissme 16-17, M 40 mins ago

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    Finding an inspiration that heals. Shes gone. It hurts but I will be okay. This past year has been phenomenally hard but I believe I'm exactly where I need to be. 2014 I was...
    mmn6134 mmn6134 22-25, F Feb 5

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    HAHAHAHAHA speaking of letting things go. I have let so many things go I want to be able to not let things go. I am just really frustrated with a friend right now and I am this...
    ColorfulConnections ColorfulConnections 16-17, F Feb 4

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    I hate my life so much, I really have been compensating whether or not I should kill myself, but I can never bring myself to it, like it's just thoughts; but seriously Life's...
    Krchan2 Krchan2 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Dear David , sorry I could not tell you this to your face , I am leaving you , we are getting divorced , I am getting really fed up with you , you are so boring and never do...
    missreeedy missreeedy 31-35, F 12 Responses Feb 20

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    Okay. This is probably the only site/thing or whatever, that soon will know who I am and what I actually feel. Truth is, on the outside - everyone sees me like a 'gorgeous...
    Matildatilda Matildatilda 18-21, F Feb 18

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    I have had a couple of days off here, and I needed time to myself. Just to think and get some of myself back. I will do that occasionally, and for my sanity I need to. So I have...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 10 Responses Feb 20

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    Ah, it's quiet. All ready for bed but not quite yet. Needed to sit in the quiet and let the thoughts roam some first. Bundled up in my I-apparently-live-in-the-arctic jammies...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I think I'm starting to slip back into depression again. I met the love of my life, and he's all that keeps me going. This has been a tough year. I had to overcome getting raped...
    An0nym0usAgain An0nym0usAgain 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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