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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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.
    alyson1913 alyson1913 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 9

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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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    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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    Meyrinfields Meyrinfields 16-17, F Mar 9

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    Spore93 Spore93 36-40, F Jun 5

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    MadameMM MadameMM 26-30, 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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I am going to tell you a story hoping that someone experienced something close to that. My english is not fluent so... I was working at the bar on the coast and two guys, i think...
    iwannaknowwhathappened iwannaknowwhathappened 22-25, F Aug 25

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    So do you hate fake people or fake people who claim to be something they aren't? Hating someone is wrong. We've all lied and have done wrong things we aren't proud of. I notice...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F Aug 22

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    I meet a girl on EP and had a nice convo a few days back. So I thought, now she won't say a word to me and I don't know why. At least if I knew I would feel better knowing and...
    MC1228 MC1228 41-45, M 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I have a few questions regarding my problem. Im an air-hostess and have to wear saree almost everyday. We girls usually wear our sarees a little below our navels with trying to...
    RamyaAirHostess RamyaAirHostess 26-30, F 7 Responses Sep 1

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    Thats exactly what it is though, nothing but a person in the past and it can not be changed which is possibly what makes things feel so much worse and seems near impossible to...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M Aug 27

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    Why? Well when someone adds me to their circle I take the time to check out their profile. If there is anything I see there which catches or ‘grabs’ my attention then they...
    Alexandra4u Alexandra4u 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    It's funny that it tends to be the perverts who add me to their circle. Then they'll send a message: "Hi" "Hey" "Wassup" or some one-or-two-word variation of those. They have a...
    Boulier Boulier 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    I appreciate when someone finds something beneficial in my posts or comments and interacts with me. What I do not understand is why people add others to their circle but do not at...
    MRH1978 MRH1978 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    I hate fake ppl come to me of somone was being fake if they don't show u there pic there fake
    vampirsofnorth vampirsofnorth 31-35, F Aug 22

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    To all my friends on here... .. i don't get to speak to many of you from one week to another. .. But rest assured. You are all in my heart and mind... All the time... my crazy...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 4 Responses Sep 11

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    You get the chance to learn how they live and view the world, life, without the state propaganda of a news bulletin. Finding similarities in each other is rewarding, similar...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 24

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    My circle I want to be people I know i can talk to and have a laugh with. By all means feel free to say hello and message me I will reply. But my cicrle is for those i like and...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M Aug 29

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    Why do so some people who have backyards never use them? Instead, they insist on doing everything out front, on the porch, and annoy the hell out of me and the rest of the block in...
    Cristofori Cristofori 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    I don't get why people add me without ever saying a thing first.i dont know you and you have never interacted with me on E.P. could you at least say something? otherwise- bye bye
    karenmbrown karenmbrown 51-55, T 7 Responses Sep 1

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    Why when people don't get their own way do they say mean things? Say things just to try and hurt someone else. It's so obvious that's why they say it so really it has no impact.
    youaretheonlyexception youaretheonlyexception 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    I try to communicate with people before adding them to my circle. At least try to message me before adding me.
    whassupoldlady whassupoldlady 16-17, F Aug 24

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    I still cant understand that why people add me their circle? What is the meaning of circle ? Should i thank u people because of circled me? :)))
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    If i've never spoken with you before... i'm not friending you, if you bash me because of a question I asked, and experience I have posted, or a comment I have made, and then try to...
    aviodthisnoid aviodthisnoid 13-15, F Aug 31

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    I have posted so much about being lonely it's sound like a cliche but ja, anyone be kind enough to hit me up?
    communismlol communismlol 13-15, M Aug 22

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    Sorry but i've had enough nutty nut nuts to last a lifetime ...
    angelofsweetness angelofsweetness 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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