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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    *smiles*... The only way to move forward in this life is to let go of the things and sometimes people that are stopping you and weighing you down, preventing you from making those...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    So in general, I like to think of my self as always being a very positive and loving guy most of the time. For being my age, I really have had some massive challenges and huge...
    justkeepswimming89 justkeepswimming89 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I feel chained down. I have held myself to such a high standard for so long...possibly too long. I tell myself "I have to do better,my family counts on me/will count on me in the...
    YohKomori YohKomori 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It hurts to admit but I have to say it out loud, I am letting go and moving on. After four years together, I need to let him go and the idea of us go. He is the love of my life and...
    shasha73 shasha73 41-45 5 days ago

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    Watching stars and airplanes. Having trouble letting go of the past and what I thought my future would be. Realistically I know and understand this is the best ( the only way to...
    kitticat007 kitticat007 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    Letting go is easier said than done ..... But we all try to and from today I have made a promise to myself to worry less and love life and be happy. Today is a new chapter .......
    willowknight willowknight 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I go out by myself quite a lot these days. I now kind of prefer it to going out with friends as you don't have to worry about what they're doing, where they are, if they want to...
    thenewboy87 thenewboy87 22-25, M Sep 10

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    I can't seem to let my past go.. I cNt stop thinking of the horrible things I've done Asa teenager now I 20 yrs old .. But it haunts me to this day to think of those things I did...
    amoriette amoriette 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Things keep going down, I feel a little good and then the bad takes over. Party mode is what I'm in all the time. I'm a mess, really. More of a mess than I've ever been before. And...
    Bluetoxicity Bluetoxicity 18-21, F Aug 25

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    I spend 4 years of my life chasing the guy who doesn't love me back and now I can say its over. he made his decision we broke up 2 days ago and he dump me completely. it took a...
    modelrose modelrose 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    Me and my exfiance broke up over a year ago, i still beat myself up over what could have been if we would have stayed together
    kait1121 kait1121 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Over this past week, I have confessed about some of the burdens I carried over the last 17 years to my mum. A large portion of which was caused by her. Her reaction was priceless...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Im normally very good with controlling my emotions and am not a vulnerable person but I cant stop thinking about all the bad things I have done in the past, its really troubling me...
    petealoop petealoop 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I always think of things from the past, even the smallest things. I constantly just keep replaying them over and over in my mind , eventually just making me feel worse. The worst...
    musicgurl11 musicgurl11 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Freedom is dreaming of a life you desire nd making it real loving a person enough to never fear being hurt getting in the car with no plans just a long road a head and a whole wide...
    SophieMarkezzie SophieMarkezzie 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    Hi! Remember me? I was active here on EP months ago. The site became an outlet to me in expressing my depression and sorrow resulting from my break up with my first boyfriend...
    enigmanonpareil enigmanonpareil 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    There's those days and those times where I think to myself why can't I just be re born again, why can't I start my whole entire life re over and change many things that I did all...
    purple567 purple567 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I need to let go of the 2 most fake people ever! I am only hurting myself! These 2 human beings are not worth another second of my life! Can't wait til the day I let both of them...
    LetMeBeYourFemme LetMeBeYourFemme 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Sometimes when I sleep, I see you in my dreams. I'm still with you, I don't know what it means. Those mornings after I see you, I remember when I do. It ruins my whole day, because...
    justderek justderek 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Sometimes the pain doesn't hit me until late at night Then it cradles me, sings to me Coos to me words of its infinite false knowledge Laughing when it hurts Receiving pleasure...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I fight against my weaker side But when I see you it's all so clear Wanting much more of you To always keep you near I want to save you from my dark side Yet when I hear you I see...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    June 6th 2012: Endless vista the road less travelled No one in sight for ever Thoughts of when I will be myself again Stopped and hidden from view "Unknown Soldier lies here...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M a week ago

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    Endless vista the road less travelled No one in sight for ever Thoughts of when I will be myself again Stopped and hidden from view "Unknown Soldier lies here" Animal noises and...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I sometimes hold my breathe when I feel like I'm about to explode and let go once I feel the heavy feeling in my heart sides.
    killingallparamedics killingallparamedics 16-17, F Aug 20

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    I am a 20 year old junior guy in college. I have never posted anything on this, but more than anything I am using this as a way to vent. So here I go. I hate myself. There are so...
    slopez7597 slopez7597 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 21

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    You asked me to believe in your love Which you never showed I tried to tell how much i were in love That you always doubted I did not know what was wrong I had no clue what was my...
    ItsAnnaLena ItsAnnaLena 26-30, F Aug 25

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    I want to have self-control and self-discipline but it's something that I lack. I have so many wonderful ideas and plans but it seems like motivation fades when it comes time to...
    TheDiscardedImage TheDiscardedImage 36-40, F a week ago

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    I really let myself go. I already shared an experience about my gain in my freshman year from pizza and beer. That left me 48lbs heavier than when I entered. I slowed down and only...
    foresty foresty 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I'm finding sleep where I need it Nothing goes to plan any more Awaiting the day where I can throw off the shackles Needing no more that help that I desire right now Just to even...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 11

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    Islamic apostasy laws — a big disgrace in the 21st Century Posted: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:08 by Nahla Mahmoud It is absolutely ridiculous in the twenty-first century to...
    Freedom4all Freedom4all 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Islamic apostasy laws — a big disgrace in the 21st Century Posted: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:08 by Nahla Mahmoud It is absolutely ridiculous in the twenty-first century to...
    Freedom4all Freedom4all 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Islamic apostasy laws — a big disgrace in the 21st Century Posted: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:08 by Nahla Mahmoud It is absolutely ridiculous in the twenty-first century to...
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    Islamic apostasy laws — a big disgrace in the 21st Century Posted: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:08 by Nahla Mahmoud It is absolutely ridiculous in the twenty-first century to...
    Freedom4all Freedom4all 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My kids are in school Monday through Friday All I have is the My 11 month old baby.. Which is fine because she can go to daycare I feel so much freedom. Today is Saturday I'm home...
    cherrikisses22 cherrikisses22 22-25 Sep 6

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    Thoughts about an occupation: Sometimes I thought I'd like to be a psychotherapist or counselor Also have interest and ability in architecture & mechanical drawing. But to be...
    sum1ab sum1ab 46-50, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Fiance and I have discussed about whether we should do an intimate one or not. I thought we had already set ourselves to do a destination wedding, with a (sort of happy middle). We...
    lylac lylac 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    I've had 3 abortions I've had sex with more people than I can count I've had 2 children with two different men I can hardly stand either of them let alone love them I've lost...
    Ilovehavingbraces Ilovehavingbraces 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    let people believe what makes them happy. Let them be as committed to the religion as they liked to be. Some need to stop shoving religion down other peoples' throats. Some also...
    NotSoStrongSuperman NotSoStrongSuperman 16-17, M Aug 30

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    I'm depressed and it's hard. It's gotten bad enough that I started cutting myself for tons of different reasons. Sometimes I feel so numb inside that I cut myself so I can feel...
    benjamintkw benjamintkw 13-15, M Sep 10

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    I read something sad today from a friend who is now in a similar situation as i was this time last year and my heart goes out to her. As it was a time when i myself felt so very...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    Leave me alone for now I'm deep in thought, treacherous territory I know It's what I must do to decompress from a day of scattered thought I never thought I'd get to a stage where...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 10

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    It doesn't matter what the outcome is Just the way you reach your end game That's the most important step that can be achieved Don't pay attention to the naysayers that sit by the...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 11

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