I Let Go of the Past

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 97 People

    My Christmas Tree

    Tonight I put up my Christmas tree.  My tree doesn't have cheap or generic ornaments.  Every ornament is a memory.  Every ornament is a friend.  Every ornament is a reminder of something.  Tonight, for the first Christmas ever, not all the ornaments went...
    Penguinfriends Penguinfriends
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 18, 2009

    The Past Is The Past....that Is Why It Is Called A "past"

    I have learned long ago to let go of my painful past, it tore me up for years.....went through lot of therapy, and finally broke the chains of it, it no longer controls me, I control it now....... How ever, my sister is still locked up in yesterday. It has put a big wall...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Nov 23, 2010

    I Want To Let It Go

    hi I want to forget it , and want to let it go I feel that i'm lost, I hate my life and I want it to change i'm 25 years old I was raped by 3 men, I never been in love, I have problems with my family, i don't have good friends I feel that i'm alone I want to move on and to...
    ssya ssya
    7 Responses Jul 2, 2010

    I Want To Let Go Of The Past

    I hope those who have let go of the past can give me some good advice on how to do this. I forgave everyone finally and am starting to forgive myself. I feel bad because of all the loss and failure and it makes me reluctant to try again. I lost everything I used to like about...
    TolstoiFan TolstoiFan
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2012

    What is done is done

    and no amount of apologies, explanations, or wondering why will change any of it. Most of the people in my past are dead....literally, so it would only matter to me, since they are beyond caring now. For the few that are alive, I have told them I am sorry if I hurt them. It...
    rowenbumble rowenbumble
    56-60, F
    May 15, 2014


    Remembering is not a sign of weakness. It is a sign of strength. When you can look back and acknowledge that those things really did happen and still continue living every day like it's a new day, that is when you have won. It is important to remember – so we don't make the...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses May 31, 2012

    What Is Given Can't Be Lost

    So few see past relationships for what they truly are and build up defenses which only attract more of the same over and over again with monotonous regularity. Many look at what they gave in past relationships once the form changed or the relationship seemed to end all that you...
    StarWanderer StarWanderer
    56-60, M
    Sep 8, 2013

    HAd a Fight

    I had a major fight witha friend of mine, He was so close to me and we had this small argument, I then tried to speak with him and we never got close, he went his way, I went mine. It was difficult and still is at times to forget someone so close to you I just feel that he at...
    superakh superakh
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 29, 2008

    It Was Time to Let Go

    I had finally decided to let go of my past.  After my accident, I had a very hard time letting go of how my life was before.  That was probably one of the toughest things for me to let go of..I had to grasp and accept the reality that my so-called "normal"...
    UnperfectAngel UnperfectAngel
    26-30, F
    9 Responses Feb 27, 2009

    That Was Then, This Is Now

    I am still actively learning how to use forgiveness to get over hurtful past experiences. But the biggest thing I have let go of is the hatred from my first marriage, for the ex and his mother. There was alot of stuff that happened in that relationship, hardly any of it positive...
    FactoPlast98 FactoPlast98
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jul 2, 2010
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