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I Miss The Way Things Used To Be

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    You would always use some kind words.

    Little names - cute jokes. You used to be so blunt about how you felt about me and how you wanted me next to you just to hug you after a long day and share some kisses. You used to be so curious about my day, about how i felt about you and what were my future plans. Sharing...
    askmorenow1 askmorenow1 22-25 Apr 8, 2015

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    I miss the times when my whole family lived

    together. We actually used to be a normal functioning family and now i just get bounced around
    worldisupsidedown worldisupsidedown 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 6, 2014

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    Growing up and looking back!

    So many good memories and no responsibility! My family dynamic have changed, social life got worst, health got worst,  everything's too serious and stressful so I miss the good old days with all the fun and no worries in the world!Things use to be so simple and...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F Jul 9, 2014

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    Dear Mr Love , Seems like we are trying to

    both agree and accept distance. I remember when you knocked at my door when I wasn't looking for you, I let you in and didn't regret it until you were ready to go, leave me here to go knocked on somebody else's door. It took me a while to understand and till this day I'm a bit...
    askmorenow1 askmorenow1 22-25 Jan 6

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    whoscarlo5 whoscarlo5 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 26, 2014

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    When my parents were still together I thought

    our situation was normal and every family had it's own problems. I only had a few friends and their parents were divorced so I didn't see a lot of 'normal' situations to compare mine with. Now i look back at my life i see how miserable i should've been because damn my childhood...
    ninapluis ninapluis 16-17, F Apr 5, 2015

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    I Miss You, Dad

    My mother and father were both born and raised in Puerto Rico. They both came to the US very young and without their parents, to start a "better" life. They married young, had 7 kids young, had a horrible unhappy marriage and divorced when I was young. My mom met a man that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 4, 2013

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    My best mate never hang around,

    i think he's slightly depressed or something's bugging him but I've tried talking to him. My girlfriend isn't around as much anymore and i miss her. The people who gate crashed my friends and i hanging out, kind of made is stronger. Now that they're gone everything's just...
    jaykubean jaykubean 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 27, 2014

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    If I could be granted one wish.

    .. I know exactly what I would wish for </3 I miss it...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 4, 2015

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    I wish everything was like it was 5 hours ago.

    .... You'd still be alive :( < 3
    taureanMay taureanMay 16-17, F Apr 24, 2014

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    when the road was smoother

    and life was less torturous. Right now , I need to rest I am having a psychotic episode now but with water and healthy foods and a bath , I will get better. Crying
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F Apr 8, 2015

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    wow so many people that have just disappeared

    from ep. it really makes me think how ive come a really long way to keep coming online...
    Reef182 Reef182 16-17, M Jul 7, 2015

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    I miss his hugs and his slow kisses.

    .. Just thinking about it makes my eyes watery I miss him so much were far away from each other and I know things will never be the same with me and him.. I know I can't have him and if I see him a part if me is going to die I just can't hide the fact that I miss him and that...
    vanessalove4 vanessalove4 18-21, F Jan 25, 2014

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    A Settled Glance And The Heavens' Declaration

    Things were complicated then, but we were on the road to independence,so a all was good, and it settled in my heart how Right Life was then (1960). As the tornado of disaster tore us from being Mother and Daughter, I'vegot to share that Life out of place can never be Right for me...
    Soul1958 Soul1958 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2013

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    Unsure Why

    My teenage years right into my late 20's were awful but I sure do miss those times. I constantly ran from place to place, was rarely sober, got arrested a few times, was homeless but yeah I find myself missing those years. I guess I miss the feeling of freedom more than the times...
    SmileyGurlz SmileyGurlz 31-35, F 1 Response May 9, 2013

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    Where did we go wrong?

    What took us down a different path? Why didn't we stop ourselves from falling apart? Can we truly ever get back to the way our love once was? I miss the way we use to be.....
    Freefromhurt Freefromhurt 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2015

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    my best friend getting married,

    and another one assigned outside the country for work made me realized that as much as I want to stay how we used before, now, it's quite difficulty. Well, change is inevitable.
    gwenllian gwenllian 26-30, F Jan 9

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    I Wanna Go Back

    Sometimes I wish I could just be a little kid again. So when life gets tough you can just play pretend. I wanna go back to when Santa did exist. When your daddy was the only boy you ever kissed. When Disney World was the best place to be. When the only movies you could see...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 26, 2015

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    And the realization that things will never go

    back to being that way, is unfortunate. All that remains are the memories.
    BlackWidowBaby BlackWidowBaby 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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    BlackWidowBaby BlackWidowBaby 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2015

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    I Remain Still In That Moment While Time Passed Me By

    It's interesting how the mind works. Although I realize that years have passed, my memories remain still in that moment when I left. When I think of family, friends, or familiar places; I see them still as they were years ago. As silly as it sounds, it didn't occur to me that my...
    1goldenapple 1goldenapple 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2013

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    I do miss things the way they used to be.

    I miss believing in love, believing in friendship, believing in myself to a small degree. I miss laughing with my spouse. so hard that tears ran down my eyes. I miss sharing lines from our favorite movies. I miss romance and I miss sex. I miss eating all of the foods I love...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 15, 2015

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    I used to be more than I am now.

    I've become less healthy, less social, less youthful, less me. I miss the ability to use my left hand and I miss walking without a limp. I miss the intensity with which I felt emotion and I miss being happy without trying to be happy. I miss my old life. I miss the past. Mostly...
    cbenso1576 cbenso1576 26-30, M Nov 4, 2015

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    Back when I felt like I mattered to my friends.

    .. Now they could all care less. So I decided, I'll just delete them all from my Facebook... Well, the parents, of two of my friends noticed and when my so-called friends were passing through town their parents sent them to my house to check on me. You could tell they didn't want...
    xXverlorenXx xXverlorenXx 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Anther21 Anther21 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 2, 2015

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    angelaarron angelaarron 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2015

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    BlueMoonx BlueMoonx 18-21, F 2 Responses May 21, 2015

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    if only life had a rewind

    and delete button šŸ˜’šŸ˜­
    lostandforgotten75 lostandforgotten75 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 6, 2015

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    all things possibleĀ are nothingĀ more

    than natural resource of earth experimented with
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 2, 2015

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    I miss my gran and all the fun times we had

    together I miss when my nan could do things for herself and was happy I miss my parents being together and the carefree life I had then I miss my job before all the changes this year I miss my best friend now she's run off with someone's husband I miss my nieces being...
    woodyemma2013 woodyemma2013 31-35, F Dec 6, 2014

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    Missing Everyone

    My family used to be really happy and do everything together. until last year when we were on the vacation we take every year on the lake. The argument started over how much to tip the pizza guy but it somehow quickly got ugly. I wasn't sitting there when it did so it is still...
    MaddieJayJay MaddieJayJay 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    when i can still smile

    and really mean it
    glitchxxv glitchxxv 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2015

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    Remember When?

    Remember when we used to talk as often as possible? Remember when, even though we didn't have any classes together, we still saw each other constantly? Remember when I was the biggest part of your life, and you made sure I knew that? Yeah, I know, hard to remember, isn't it...
    xspamadvice xspamadvice 16-17, F May 15, 2013

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    When Window was just a square hole in a room &

    Application was something written on a paper. When Keyboard was a Piano and Mouse just an animal. When File was an important office material and Hard Drive just an uncomfortable road trip. When Cut was done with knife and Paste with glu. When Web was a spider's home and virus...
    ira01 ira01 31-35, F Nov 27, 2014

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    The Demise of the Pinafore.

    Pinafores were such versatile useful garments for women and girls. But now they have all but passed into history.I guess part of the demise of pinafores is that women and girls don't wear dresses nearly as much as when I was growing up. And you'd look ridiculous wearing a...
    margaret3 margaret3 66-70, F 3 Responses Apr 12, 2014

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    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 25, 2015

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    I really have to keep focused on keeping my

    mind busy these days. when my mind isn't busy, it quickly wanders. I start remembering the good times , the bad times. and right now any of those memories, bad or good, they make me miss the way things used to be. But at the end of them I'm reminded of reality. the here and now...
    angelaarron angelaarron 36-40, F Apr 8, 2015

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    Threw away what I loved,

    and for what? A ******* ***** who ruined everything that I had, yes it was my fault... I'm a ******* idiot. :'(
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M Aug 31, 2015

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    echoalpha echoalpha 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 6, 2014

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    A Year I'll Never Forget

    So for my sophmore year of high school i went abroad as an exchange student and stayed in italy for an entire year. I remember the first day i arrived, with about 400 other exchange students from around the world, all united in Rome, Italy. I remember the day i left Rome, with...
    missanonymous763 missanonymous763 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 14, 2010

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    I miss having friends

    and going out of them and going home happy and waking up excited to go to school but everything has change I hate going school I skip school and never go out anymore , having a boyfriend :( everything has changed for me
    natalie7536 natalie7536 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2015

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