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I Let Go, I Freed Myself

FREEDOM IS LETTING GO 73 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 1 Response 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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    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 am also on the fence about this losing control is a big turn on for me and I've bloated myself a few times and my pig outs are becoming more frequent and my BMI has shot up from...
    Exovirus Exovirus 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    not to make too much of it...i have a long way to go. talking has finally started to put things together. pieces of the past that provided the vital "why"? why do i do what i do...
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    After not meeting the requirements for a college that I was determined to attend, I hit my typical state of mind that I'd never be good enough for anything. Or at least until I...
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    Angelofthesilence Angelofthesilence 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    i . hmm . i hav my own personal relationship with "God" . i say like that coz . id hope its universal but evryun has their own relationship and perception and idea of that stuf...
    cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle 36-40, M Jan 28

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    I actually still have the letter in my drawer. I wrote it with a red pen , because well, it was a love letter lol. Obviously i never sent it but it's nice to read over it again. It...
    SugarPlumDreams SugarPlumDreams 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    My mom tried to raise me as a Christian cause that's what she was raised there are a lot of different religions in my family some are either Jewish Catholic or Christian or Muslim...
    Daddydomless Daddydomless 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    RainbowLollipop587 RainbowLollipop587 16-17 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I felt my anxiety begin to rise earlier so I decided to meditate to calm myself down and make light of the storm I am facing. I learned a few things in my meditation. For one, for...
    Negrita13131 Negrita13131 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    I'm constantly looking for new things to see or know. For a different perspective of the things I already do. I read books, write letters to my future self, keep a journal...
    whoknew16 whoknew16 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    My boyfriend left at the worst time in my life...My mother is in hospice and she is dying. I was crying last night, because I can't stand the thought of losing someone that loves...
    SoyAmantea SoyAmantea 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 25

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    I remember the wind was so strong , I struggled to push myself against it . The urge to end this was stronger. I kept moving across the icy shoreline , my feet sinking into frozen...
    Angelofthesilence Angelofthesilence 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    hotel hell beginning here’s the beginning of that story that i was talking about earlier. Let me know what you think. Always appreciate your feedback. the last place you wanted...
    storytellergirl123 storytellergirl123 18-21, F Jan 23

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    Finally feeling better after a deep run with depression! I swear, if the medical industry would be able to find a way to crack the code on the connection between depression and...
    StormAngelus StormAngelus 36-40 2 Responses Jan 23

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    You and I were young... I didn't know... I can't let go... I'm so mute with disgust and dazed with awful images of how it must have felt. I can't help you and I pray constantly for...
    Everyheartbeat Everyheartbeat 26-30 Jan 23

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    When someone expects you to be someone you're not. - Don’t change who you are for anyone else. It’s wiser to lose someone over being who you are, than to keep them by being...
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    I am letting you go. Cause i need to move on and be happy for myself. I know it's hard but i nees to do it.
    katrineanne katrineanne 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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