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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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    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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    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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    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 have to really let go of two guys that I've been holding onto for too long. I let go of my long distance bf that checked out of the relationship months ago, it just took me a...
    Bloo Bloo 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 12

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    The piano playing reminds me that sometimes the best music is enjoying one's own company. He touched my life deeply. I opened up to him fully. I thought I knew him, I guess I did...
    Houndstooth Houndstooth 51-55, F Nov 8

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    how i wish i could tell every single feelings i feel write now in words but it became complicated that i can't describe it anymore, decisions needed to make and time doesn't give...
    shenghuidai shenghuidai 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I hate my mom and she's been dead for years. I hate the fact that I didn't go back home to talk to her BEFORE she died. I hate that I wasn't able to be there for my father when she...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 3

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    I feel like I'll never be who or what I want to be. I can't let go of my failures and mistakes. It's choking the life out of me. But I can't just move on. It's because if the past...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 12

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    I finally broke up and ended a relationship with my boyfriend who is a heroin addict. He is a great person but does not value his life and chooses not to change. You want to help...
    jamibabi444 jamibabi444 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 26

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    I am letting go my past and moving on because I don't want to dwell on my past mourning all my life , taking the rejection. I really want to change my vibrations. I am forgiving...
    moonam moonam 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 4

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    Contradicting points you're trying to make. The love you've faked, The times we shared, Were nothing but a moment in your past. You've used me for quite some time. To say I'm over...
    autokad7 autokad7 18-21, M Oct 26

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    I just wish I didn't care so much about my family life. I'm holding a grudge which doesn't allow me to feel fully comfortable at home and that obviously protrudes into my daily...
    BeeKay20 BeeKay20 18-21, F Nov 1

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    I think for the first time in a long time I'm finally moving on. I'm 25 years old and I realize depression is part of my genetic makeup, it always will be, and I know I'm still...
    PapercutLP48 PapercutLP48 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 10

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    I'm destroying myself. Watching my ex live her life. She always posts crap on facebook and it doesn't help that I go on her tumblr to see what she's been blogging about. She's...
    autokad7 autokad7 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    As difficult as these last few months have been, it hurts knowing the only way to love myself was to leave 10 years in the dust. I had to turn my world upside down just to get back...
    StunningPhoenix StunningPhoenix 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    Your paranoia and suspicion has become a toxin that slowly rots away what we've made. Too bad it's been there from the very beginning. You injected it into us from the first night...
    CinimonGypsy CinimonGypsy 41-45 Oct 29

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    I'm not a writer, sometimes I lack common sense, and other times I make no sense at all. If you still with me for the nect few minutes though I only hope that it gives you some...
    InfinitelyCurious InfinitelyCurious 18-21, F Nov 12

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    I'm not a writer, sometimes I lack common sense, and other times I make no sense at all. If you still with me for the nect few minutes though I only hope that it gives you some...
    InfinitelyCurious InfinitelyCurious 18-21, F Nov 12

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    I just hate myself. I really do. I did work really hard to improve myself. What I hate about myself lately is that I seemed to have lost my motivation for life. I just don't care...
    ChrisBoshi ChrisBoshi 22-25 1 Response Nov 12

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    I just hate myself. I really do. I did work really hard to improve myself. What I hate about myself lately is that I seemed to have lost my motivation for life. I just don't care...
    ChrisBoshi ChrisBoshi 22-25 Nov 12

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    Pain in my eyes, a smile in my disguise. Looking up in the sky, while the stars begin to fall. Broken dreams left with just a memory. One that I had with you. You tore me into...
    ProSolitude ProSolitude 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I let go. I am completely in control of who I am and who I will be. I am in control. Others are not responsible for my reactions, regardless of my sense of justification...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Nov 16

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    It's much easier to let go than to persevere through relationships.
    LightlySaltedSalmon LightlySaltedSalmon 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    Ive always believed u r to respect and cherish woman i was raised to notice the little things like when u cut ur hair or change the style when u change ur perfume or nail color...
    Time4kush Time4kush 26-30, M Nov 14

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    All my stories on here are real and come straight from my heart. This platform offers a unique chance to share your deepest feelings without (significant) judgment, so why would...
    Uncertain153 Uncertain153 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I want to let go of all this dreadful pain This pain that consumes me I want to open my heart I wish to remember what it feels to have life again All these laughs, smiles.. Joy...
    EmmaParsons EmmaParsons 18-21, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I want to let go of all this dreadful pain This pain that consumes me I want to open my heart I wish to remember what it feels to have life again All these laughs, smiles and joy...
    BeautifulPetal BeautifulPetal 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    i dont know if i get possessed or if i am clueless to life but i dont know whats wrong with me. everything i do is wrong. all the friends i make go away. i make the worng decisions...
    unlovednbroken unlovednbroken 18-21, F 1 Response 17 mins ago

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    I hate people who think they have the right to know where you are and what you're doing, before even asking how you are and allowing you to voluntarily give that information and...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    When I abandoned this place several months ago, I promised myself that all of the things I wouldn't be able to say to the next person I'll be admiring should be written in a...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 Oct 30

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    Place de carrousel So, I'm too small to fit in the shopping mall carousel's steampunk rocket ship. I found this out the hard way. I ended up doing some counting as I didn't quite...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Okay so I had my first exam today and I felt like I did terribly. I went home and the first thing I did was write a poem about how I feel...its how I deal. Failure Monumental...
    peacekeeper15 peacekeeper15 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 16

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    I know what type of replies I should expect. However, I will say it anyway because it is annoying me. Ever since I remember I've had problem with letting things go. It is not...
    rzth rzth 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    My self-esteem is at an all time low. I want to die again. I want to just...stop existing. School is stressing me out, my life is stressing me out, I can't stop comparing myself to...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    I used to think that my standards of the people I wanted to associate myself with were too high. Nobody around me, at my age, seemed to be meeting it. I questioned whether I was...
    spotofhope spotofhope 13-15, F Nov 15

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    I wanted to describe myself but I don't know how, so instead I used a hetalian paste up thing. I'll do more. The Allies America (Alfred F. Jones) You love hamburgers (x) You...
    AlabasterFrog AlabasterFrog 13-15 3 days ago

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    I am in a relationship. It has been almost 3 years. I have struggled almost the entire relationship with urges to leave. I have justified staying by saying things to myself like...
    Shaman1985 Shaman1985 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    You have gone through so much and I know you will survive because you want to survive. I know you are able to be happy again because you want to. You are brave. You are a...
    fromthegutter fromthegutter 18-21, F Oct 26

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    I suffer from depression, I self harm almost every night now and I have a lot of suicidal thoughts. I get bullied for my appearance, skin colour and weight. My parents expect me to...
    IllBeGoneSoon IllBeGoneSoon 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    In RainShe awoke early, curled on her side facing him. She kept her eyes closed for a moment, listening for him, his deep breathing letting her know he was lost in dreams. She...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 12 Responses Nov 4

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    We get jobs. Find friends. Laugh, cry, talk, get mad, get sad, all over pretty trivial stuff. The messes we make. Most of us are fine, just killing time and pretending we don't...
    pleasantlyanonymous pleasantlyanonymous 22-25 2 hrs ago

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    I'm a bit weird like that. Ever since I was about 8 I have these little urges to go farther when I do things, at seemingly random times. If I don't do them, I get mildly annoyed at...
    Contentio Contentio 18-21, M Oct 28

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    Well, this is something embarrassing that HAPPENED to me. It was in seventh grade, and when I was living in Texas, every year, my school put on this huge production. I was the lead...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F Nov 13

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