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I Miss People From My Past, But Know They Belong There

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    The Ex

    Funny how time can make things better or how memories pop up because of dates. Well this weekend being Tax weekend made me recall when i got my car which in turn made me think of him...my ex. You see yesterday was his birthday...the big 4-0 and i wondered how he was doing.If he...
    Caramelicious Caramelicious 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 15, 2013

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    Confessions Of Nostalgia

    I am nostaligic by nature. It's not one of my finer qualities. I really sometimes wish that I could be like others in the respect that people and their attached memories are disposable. But to me, they're not. They are valuable to me, as a piece of my past, and without them...
    SarahTM SarahTM 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 24, 2010

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    I Miss Them All!!!

    there are so many people that i miss from my past, but in many ways, life goes on, and its not always possible to keep everyone you want in your life and move on at the same time!!! times change and people change, and although you dont realise it at the time, sometimes when you...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 1, 2010

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    The Time Has Passed....

    When I went to high school in the mid 70's I made the best friends I'll ever have. But too much time has passed, we have all changed. what is in the past shall remain there. I love these guys, but those times have come and gone. As Lynyrd Skynrd said in their ballad, "Tuesday's...
    chillsdavis chillsdavis 56-60, M Aug 25, 2011

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    Old Familiar Faces

    I miss a few of them. When I look behind and see all those faces, nostalgic feeling resurrects. A mix of emotion between bitterness and happiness overwhelm my heart. There is no happy goodbye. I don't nurture the past. It should only be kept as a memory. If there are words left...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 2, 2011

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    In The Past

    There are some people I miss from my past but I realize that they belong in my past and not my present. Just like lovers who marry, then change over time, only to find themselves living with a stranger, we all change.  Sometimes we grow closer, and sometimes we grow apart...
    neonshades neonshades 51-55, M 4 Responses Mar 1, 2010

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    MadameMM MadameMM 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    I wish they didn't belong in my past,

    but they revealed their true selves, showed me they weren't as concerned as I might have believed with my problems. When I needed them most they left me in their dust. My two best friends of all people, but that doesn't matter now. They're part of my past and they belong their...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M Jan 23

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    I miss This Guy We Had Huge Connection But I

    Let Him Go . I Was Afraid Of Getting Hurt Even Though He made me The Happiest Ever . I want to apologize Bug I Feel Like It To late. I Always Think Of Him But Idk I Just need to let go of The past don't I ?
    MbVG MbVG 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    Silver And Gold

    I moved a lot as a child. Well, I suppose I should say my family moved a lot, as I was not exactly involved in the decision making process. Never in one place for more than a few months. This, along with my introverted nature, led me to not make a lot of friends as a kid. I...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 8 Responses Mar 14, 2010

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    I Just Don't Know Why

    I just don't know why I still cry at that song. You were mean to me and more than half the time gone. You made me cry and you made me feel alive. Thank you for coming into my life and creating that strife. Without that pain, I wouldn't know happiness again. I...
    Deneece1979 Deneece1979 26-30, F Mar 1, 2010

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    Just Let The Past Be Past

    well, there are few people that i want to see again after not meeting them for years. i really miss someone in particular and sometimes i feel like i Need to. but when i think about it logically "What should i do?" "What should i say?". if i see this person i think i would just...
    Rocko29 Rocko29 18-21, M Jun 17, 2011

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    Past Secret Lover

    I have fond memories of when you taught me how to drive using your Dad's Toyota.  IF your truck and your bedroom walls can talk....we'd both be in so much trouble!  All those years we were in and out of each other's lives.  You knew you always had a hold over me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 1, 2010

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    I always think.. if things didn't go the way

    they went we'd all still be best friends... Buuut things happen for a reason and I'm letting loose and I honestly could care less about them because all they do is talk bad about others. Other people like me.
    alysonmora alysonmora 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    A Good Thing.

    There are a lot of people in my past that I miss. My first kiss, my second mother, and even a best friend. But all three were not good people for me. I needed to let go of all of the bad people in my life, and I did regret it for a while. But I realized that I need to move on...
    Balletsinger Balletsinger 13-15, F Apr 7, 2010

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    Yeah

    I miss the good times that I had with my ex-friends.  They brought me joy then, and wouldn't now.  I miss laughing and loving to fool around with them.  I loved the excitement of being around my friends without a worry.  I have no friends now.  I don...
    BBUDS BBUDS 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29, 2010

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    They Belong There

    I actually don't miss anyone from my past.  I wonder if they miss me though.  Something tells me, they do or are curious knowing things about me (I can be right or wrong).  ;) The way I think is if they are people in your past, then the past it is cause if everything went...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 25, 2011

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    There Are Some Moments I Would Love To Relive

    I know every happens for a reason but I've have so much people I wish I still had apart of my life or our relationship ended smoothly. I had this ex ( that I really don't care for now) but the way things ended, all the hurt that was caused while they got over it the next day. I...
    Unique19 Unique19 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2011

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    Whenever I can't sleep my mind wanders through

    a dark space that leads me back to the past. I've forgotten some memory while the others were buried by immense embarrassment. But there are some memories that you wish change in the past so you wont be living the life you are presently in. I admit that I miss my cousin who I...
    ayachan ayachan 22-25, F Apr 23

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    Toxic People

    ATTENTION!  All you toxic people that were once in my life!  You are in the past for a reason!  STAY THERE.  But there is one or two of them that I miss, don't know why, but I miss them... they are better off where they are, in my past and not bothering me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 7, 2010

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    There's a school reunion in a couple of weeks,

    but it is not for me. I had great times then,but I do not especially wish to repeat them now. Similarly at university and places I have worked. I would, I suppose, like to have a chat with a couple of girls I met along the way. It would be fun x
    jumpersforgoalposts jumpersforgoalposts 46-50, M Jun 22

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    Stay In My Memory

    Two years ago, I met loads of people who seemed awesome at that time. We shared together, we laughed together, we lived together, and it felt so right...until conflicts arouse. I know it is normal between groups of people with different personal back rounds to experiment...
    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 18, 2012

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    One Boy.

    There was a boy who came to my school in year 10 (I'm now nearly 3 years out of high school) and he was scary at first; he was new and a little bit of a loner. But everyone got to know him eventually, and our first meeting was a good one: He was smoking and I said to him "That'll...
    memorywriter memorywriter 18-21 Apr 18, 2013

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    Hard To Let Go

    I've never been able to let go of the amazing people in my life. Even though life had different plans it's always hard for me to accept. I believe in life that you meet people for a reason and when it's their time to move on then it's been fulfilled. I have taken away so many...
    MidnightBlossom MidnightBlossom 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 11, 2010

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    Spore93 Spore93 36-40, F Jun 5

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    Footprints..

    Its like footprints, I know its a cliche'. But ever notices how beautiful a footprint made on the beach is? It's always a shame to leave it behind, but the good thing is, as you walk on you continue to make more. And along the way, someone will always admire the footprints you...
    hoping2live hoping2live 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2010

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    Old Friends

    I do have moments when I miss all of the friends I was once so close to but grew apart from. We shared many great times. But ultimately I realize that people outgrow one another for a reason, and it is best that they stay in the past. It doesn't mean I love them any less.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 29, 2010

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    Dear Friend...

    I wonder if you ever think of me, if you remember the good times, it's been so long I haven't seen you, and I haven't found a friend like you, somebody I can tell all my secrets and always count on you, I know you have a life, and I'm happy fot that, but remember I will always...
    OoLunaoO OoLunaoO 26-30, F 6 Responses Feb 27, 2010

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    Lost Two, Gained One And My Whole World Slowly Came Undone.

    I miss the past because I stupidly took if for granted thinking it would last forever but now I'm left alone with nothing of the beautiful dream my life once was near by. My parents always treated me like I was made out of glass and shoved aside to the back of a shelf to grow...
    WordHustler1995 WordHustler1995 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2012

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    Meyrinfields Meyrinfields 16-17, F Mar 9

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    Oh how i hate that i dnt wana know any1 from my past thats why they are my past..
    missyluvsmissy4me missyluvsmissy4me 41-45, F Jul 27

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    Yea I don't really like it because it's awkward and you really don't know what to say to the person you use to **** with in the past and the person might have change
    blackpower15 blackpower15 16-17, M Jul 27

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    Tonight I ran into an ex I thought I was over but seeing them brought all the feelings back, I now can't stop thinking about them.
    JMC92 JMC92 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    I met this guy in my first year of college and we got really close, we sort of admitted our feelings to each other but nothing ever happened. Now we don't talk to each other...
    emmacla emmacla 22-25, F Jul 27

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    This can be particularly annoying when using social media. People can be who they want behind the screen and no one will notice. I have dealt with a couple disappointing truths and...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Thats a main point.... As soon as I open up to people they treat me like crap and don't want to talk to me. Thats why I keep quiet.
    sisi19 sisi19 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    There is something so beautifully rare and intimate about catching someone's smile from across a room. Strangers giving strangers a moment in their life. To stop an recognize...
    hellohello5 hellohello5 22-25, F Aug 10

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    Yes I've had few friends and they actually came to my house out of nowhere after few years and blabber stories and expect me to help them out... Guess what I'm not gonna fall for...
    PompeyLd87 PompeyLd87 26-30, F Aug 4

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    Sorry but i don't do this. I like to read about you before i add you to my circle, nothing personal :) .
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 2

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    When I was a secondary school student, my dean would always try to correct me but would find herself stuttering. Her voice would become squeaky and she would get jumpy. I was NEVER...
    nellemartineaux nellemartineaux 18-21, F a week ago

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    This is just about everyone for me :P
    Fred363 Fred363 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Happens all the time. It makes me not want to have anything to do with anybody anymore.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    Who doesn't feel like this? I think it happens to most of us. We all have family, friends, or neighbors like that. I try to go out of my way to not do it myself.
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Aug 5

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    I am very selective better contact me after reading my exp and groups and yes m not a ***** if my groups give you some idea !
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Happened to me today. My friend sends me a message about how she needs me to print something for her for registration and that she'll get it when she comes over to swim. She...
    secrets1can2be3told secrets1can2be3told 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    The people I thought were my family made me a slave and talked about whether to sell me or keep me for themselves. I don't trust them. I moved out last year and my mom wants me to...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm done. With people. With family. With love. With friendships. With waiting for my knight in shining armor. With education. With hope for a better future. With God. With optimism...
    AngelAisha AngelAisha 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I met this guy who I thought I really liked, but he just laughed a happy laugh all of the time. He was all about being happy and having love in life. Soon enough, I felt like I...
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21 Aug 9

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