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I Let Go, I Freed Myself

FREEDOM IS LETTING GO 36 People

    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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    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 Dec 7, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    Was faced with my worst nightmare today.

    Emotion and feeling took control of my life, I never allow that. Every time I tried emotion-- I learned the hard way its a big mistake. Years ago I decided I was better off alone ; and without feelings or attachment. Have always tried to do the "right thing", especially for...
    DeanWormer DeanWormer 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    But I'm starting to take things one step at a time. I'm the type who is easily gets attached to people yet having a hard time letting go of something or to someone. I've decided...
    raldy raldy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I've been dating my boyfriend for 3 years now. People said our relationship was not healthy. He lied to me a lot, he did something's that you shouldn't when you're in a...
    lykers lykers 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Having a hard time letting go and moving on :(
    Confusedchic44 Confusedchic44 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am 20 years old and I met a guy who is 7 years older then me. As time went on we grew close and I unexpectedly fell in love with him. He told me from the beginning he wasn't able...
    shannen4 shannen4 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I took a huge step last night, and it's something that i never thought i would be able to do. After holding on for so long, i finally let him go. I've proven to myself that i'm...
    Ally95xx Ally95xx 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 1

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    Well, where do I start. middle school. I have my best friend who I met back then. We've been friends since then, all through high school and even now till college. During high...
    almostblue almostblue 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    All my life, I have been so focused on the past that I haven't been enjoying the present. I've been focusing on what others think of me and why my friends were seemingly non...
    TheVantriloquist TheVantriloquist 16-17 2 days ago

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    As of right now, I don't know how I'm ever going to get over this. I wake up thinking of him, I go throughout the day thinking of him, and then at night all I can do is think of...
    tlca tlca 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    The world is full of such toil. We can all see it. We do nothing. I want to torture myself? Why is this? For some un-needed approval? But all I need is my own. I've stopped...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    I don't always think about the past but when I do I tend to ruminate and feel guilty and it just sucks cuz can't change the past so why freak out about it x.x
    hellookbye hellookbye 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    There is nothing better than sitting by a nice lake, pond or river by yourself and just enjoying the peace and beauty of the surroundings.
    Workoutguy720 Workoutguy720 26-30, M Jul 11

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    I know I held on far longer than I should have. I know I already lost my wife/my best friend years ago. I couldn't let go of the deeply routed genuine love, the amazing memories...
    someonerandom someonerandom 22-25, F Jul 5

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    I am trying hard to heal myself from the recent bad incidents. I mostly don't share my pain with others so it's hard for me to write this aswell. But i want to change myself for...
    Anujk8 Anujk8 26-30, M 6 Responses a week ago

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    I just cant stop thinking about it. I loathe almost every aspect that my life has given me. Grown up poor, with a mother who never cared for my education... So now Im what many...
    CaraLina CaraLina 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I'm letting go. Letting go of all things negative that consume my mind. I want to be free. Free as raindrops falling from the sky. I want to be happy. Starting tomorrow, I...
    feelingsoblu feelingsoblu 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    Okay so I've been clean since Christmas basically. A lot has happened since then. Relationships got out of hand. My boyfriend told me to just wait for school to end and it would be...
    LikeBrokenRecords LikeBrokenRecords 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Well I went to go and see a psycologist. To help me with my fear of fat. We chatted for almost two hours and found out that there was more issues. Can't wait to go back to get to...
    funnyface2014 funnyface2014 41-45 Jun 30

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    1) I have epilepsy. 2) I have depression. 3) I love to go to an art camp in rural Ireland. 4) I'm from St. Louis. 5) I love cats. 6) I'm lactose-intolerant. 7) My brother has an...
    indigo286 indigo286 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    My daemons are screaming at me telling me I need to, I want to, I have to. I scream "NO!" Want to put it down but my hand just won't let go
    Error404nameunknown Error404nameunknown 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I fill up on water and hold it as long as I can. While holding I put on this pair of underwear that has almost never been washed from peeing on, and stand, sit or lie down in the...
    idiapers idiapers 13-15, F Jul 16

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    Letting go of the impossible. I can only be me... :)
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    Identity is a state of mind in which someone recognizes/identifies their traits that leads to finding out who they are and what they do and not that of someone else. For the first...
    Sanora Sanora 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    "If I love someone I am grateful and her freedom remains intact. It is not given by me. It is her birthright, and my love cannot take it away. How can love take somebody's freedom...
    iJeetu iJeetu 26-30, M Jul 2

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    When I first arrived in Ibiza it was very difficult for anyone to get to know me. I was afraid to smile and socialize because I cared too much about what other people thought. I...
    Badtimanonymous Badtimanonymous 31-35, M Jul 6

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    I'm a wolf that craves freedom!! I've always wanted it-needed it! I just want to run away, let nature consume me, and let my spirit roam free. I just want to allow my wild soul to...
    Vexthewolf Vexthewolf 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    What does freedom mean in America? First off, there are too many people living hear for me to pretend like there is a simple answer. But here I am 35 years old, and I've seen...
    RichardUSArmy79 RichardUSArmy79 31-35, M Jul 20

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    A shell in which to sneak away When the truth is too hard Peeking around the fragile walls Thinking I'm being smart But my body always wants out Freedom and release Relishing in...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Soft lips make it a passionate kiss Masculine hands Let me know where you stand Beautiful breasts Your hands can attest Velvet skin It's so close to sin Plunge yourself inside...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    The sun does not shine now it’s cloudy all day… The water ways are stagnant why I can’t say… The stars do not blink in the night’s sky anymore… My heart is aching...
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's all about symmetry how the circles are being made, by you, coming to her all around and all over again. And She will come to you from her world, the same way as you do...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    On Thriving and Surviving Surviving is to continue to live or exist, especially in spite of danger or hardship. I have been surviving all of my life. To survive is to tap into a...
    jfrender jfrender 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    Whenever I let my mind rest it follows paths and routes and spirals leading me around in fantasy land. The fantasy land that is so malleable, so easily affected. Free of everything...
    rebzeb1988 rebzeb1988 22-25, M Jun 29

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    I first joined experience project in 2004 or 2005. Initially i found this site after searching for a forum i could post a question on, that i had at the time. A few sites came up...
    Bonnienz Bonnienz 31-35, F Jul 7

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    School starts in a couple of weeks and I'm freaked out. School is just so stressful for me. I'm always afraid I'm going to fail! The social part of school scares me as well. I've...
    bubbles1085 bubbles1085 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    I am sure lots of people can relate to this but I grew up in an emotionally abusive environment. My parents fought every single bloody day, screaming at each other, screaming at me...
    thiswatermelonlovesme thiswatermelonlovesme 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 2

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    I talk to myself a lot. Like a lot, and in great detail. Like I'm talking to other people but I'm the only one there. In my head I could be in a group of people making them all...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I talk to myself a lot. Like a lot, and in great detail. Like I'm talking to other people but I'm the only one there. In my head I could be in a group of people making them all...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 10

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    If only I realized it then....I couldnt wait to grow up, move out, get a boyfriend, get a job. I wish I could go back to high school soak up all the good times, I wish I went away...
    trywer trywer 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Writing brings me relief and load off my soul from unnecessary baggage. It clears my mind body and spirit even if it is just for a while. All the experienced pain and joy go onto...
    adventure2003 adventure2003 31-35, F Jul 4

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    I think this is hard to do especially being 4 ft 8! As everyone looks down on me so it's awkward to shout up and stand your ground!I find it awkward having to look up but whereelse...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jul 6

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