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I Miss The Way Things Used To Be

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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

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    It Is Wrong, But One Can Not Help How Her Feelings Go.

    I am missing one of my dearest friends. We haven't spoken for about 1 and ½ months now. His reasons for not wanting to talk to me are quite understandable. However, I miss him. I miss him more than I've missed almost anyone in my life. It might be that in some twisted way I...
    Feb 15, 2013

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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 3 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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    Driving Staring Through Memories

    I get in my car after work, look at my cracked windshield and remember the wild time that made it so. I look at the night sky and all I can think about are the stars I named after you while at burning man. All the feeling flood through me and all I can remember are the good times...
    TypicalLibra TypicalLibra 26-30, F Jun 3, 2013

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    I Miss My Old Church

    I was a member for 15 years, sing in the chore, usher, teach the kids, did a lot in the church, but things start changing and it was time to go, but I still miss the way things use to be, I go back at least once a year, looking for the things I miss the most.
    Gold40 Gold40 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2013

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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 13-15, F May 15, 2013

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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

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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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    wrote this a couple nights ago,

    any feed back would be appreciated :) no ones ever going to love you like i did no ones ever going to think about you like i did no one, is ever, going to adore you and die a little inside when i see you like i did but i should probably fix my vocabulary considering i...
    alyssa218 alyssa218 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24

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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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    I Miss How I Used To Be

    Up until I was 16 I was the happiest kid alive I loved life I loved everybody and then I got into drugs and lost everything, I always lived by the quote "Believe that life is worth living and your beilf will create the fact" but I can't believe in anything I have to belive in. i...
    Sunnynight24 Sunnynight24 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 29, 2013

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    BFF To Strangers

    I used to have this awsm guy friend We were best friends But then he got a gf n he forgot me I miss him so much N it hurts to see someone change so much We were best friends and now I don't even know him
    Amanda1015 Amanda1015 18-21, F Mar 3, 2013

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    Forever Is Never

    I will never forget d way we used to be Laughing,crying,shouting,running Those days used to be so perfect so stunning But nothing stays forever not did you But where ever u are I just want to tell you that you will always be a part of me Even if I'm not a part of you
    Amanda1015 Amanda1015 18-21, F Mar 3, 2013

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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 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 6

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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 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    echoalpha echoalpha 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    Isn'T Living With Someone Fun? (If They Are The Right Person)

    It was such a peaceful time for me. I was away from my parents, had my own place to maintain and take care of, could do whatever I wanted, and my ex was with me everyday. Being able to fall asleep every night with either your lover next to you, or knowing they will come in later...
    LonelyGirl1230 LonelyGirl1230 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2013

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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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    You Will Always Be My Favorite Pastor

    Well it was 2011-2012 when my pastors son preached I was 9 1/2-11 years old he was 16 1/2-18 I loved when he preached I always had a little crush on him since september of 2010 when we came to the church. As he preached he would talk about his life sometimes well most of the...
    AutumnIsLovely AutumnIsLovely 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2013

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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...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I DO......

    its been a few weeks now and everyday i come on EP and everyday i see his profile but i never go on it....well i have like three times but i couldnt stay on, dunno why...i miss our talks....pathetic to think he misses me, it doesnt seem like it...maybe i should just remove him...
    idontwannadream idontwannadream 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2013

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    I'M The Lifeline Of Hundreds Of Teenagers

    I'm just one 14 year old saving hundreds of lives. People from all over the world contact me for help and ask me to give them strength. I help men and women addicted to cutting, drugs, and alcohol. Many call me telling me that they are in the hospital because they were shot...
    21nee 21nee 16-17, F Apr 24, 2013

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    Some Things Just Don'T Go Away

    as soon as he walked out of that door i knew he wasn't coming back , i tried everything to tell myself he will come back, don't worry but i knew he was gone .. he was the one that was supposed to be there for me the one guy that never would leave the one that is supposed to...
    cmcm123 cmcm123 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2013

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    I Just Can'T

    I miss that when I was a child I did't care what others think/say, I used to forget about limits and rules. I used to not care about how I look like. I used to be happy.
    perfectionisnotforme perfectionisnotforme 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 9, 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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    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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    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 16-17, F Jan 25

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    This Balance For Improvement Seems Out Of Hand

    Just 50 years ago we had Cassette Tapes and Video Tapes. Now things are CD's and DVD's. And much is changing too fast. I get a machine to play Cassette Tapes years ago for allowing my past to accumulate like about 500 Cassette Tapes I have collected and now what do I do? So that...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M Sep 14, 2011

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    I wish I could unlearn what I know

    and start over. Before I knew anything, everyone was safe and everything was safe from being destroyed by the darkness. I know ignorance isn't bliss, but I can get by fine by not knowing what I know. No one wants to know what it's like to lose someone, but they have to face...
    TheIceDragonReturns TheIceDragonReturns 18-21 Feb 16

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    Family, Friends, Life....

    I miss how all of that and how is use to be. I miss that back then I k new I had family, I knew I had friends, and I knew what I wanted in life..Then everything changed, people changed, situations changed, and I grewup, grew older... Realizing, things would never be the same...
    purplebutterfly14 purplebutterfly14 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 13, 2011

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    I'd Like A Re-do

    Things used to be SO good. We shared SO many wonderful times together, and I know in my heart that it was something each of us held dear. I would also suffice to say that YOU miss those times as much as I do.I believe that when our recent 'confrontation' came to blows, it really...
    BooBooBunny BooBooBunny 46-50, F Apr 29, 2012

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    I miss going on walks with you and talking for hours. I miss how I could always tell you anything and you would make it better. I miss your kiss, touch, and laugh. I miss when you...
    Skyhigh95 Skyhigh95 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    I miss late night messages and early phone calls I miss being Heaven sent and hell bent I miss stupid nicknames and corny jokes I miss sharing the past while planning the future. I...
    ScarletNightmare ScarletNightmare 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Oh! I know it is hard for me but for real as just going through tough stage right these days. I miss real what is called love. I don't know as i was trying to push myself away from...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M Aug 25

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    Here is a story I loved that's no longer on the EP site: Victorious Wedgie Story.
    Erik9393 Erik9393 18-21, M Aug 20

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    I went to read some of his poetry, I shouldn't have. I should just leave him alone, forget he ever existed and wipe every memories I have of him . I should. But it was thursday...
    Irregularthinking Irregularthinking 18-21, F Aug 22

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    And because of it I lost someone I genuinely loved. I thought I did anyway. We had the same humor, we thought the same about most things, he was so smart and nice and thoughtful...
    Qriztina Qriztina 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    Dad past away about a month ago and it is killing me. I know it is wrong to say this but he was always the one I loved most! I can not forget the day he past, I can still feel his...
    Erenashez Erenashez 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    -I miss someone who doesn't miss me. -I miss her smile but she doesn't miss mine. -I miss hugging her but she would never touch me. -I miss that feeling I get whenever I see her...
    obea13 obea13 18-21, M Aug 21

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    Although he'll never see this, I'm going to write it as if he's sitting next to me under the playground as we always did years ago. I miss you a lot. You don't understand now much...
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Growing up, many strange things used to happen around me. I'm not sure when I began to notice this.. thing that was following me around. At first it was sounds, shadows, and...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Every time I choose to unwind, I always head to our back garden. And it annoys me Anytime I see grasses throughout our lawn. Burts help you save me from annoyance given that they...
    Leonard709 Leonard709 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    I'm not my moms innocent baby girl anymore and I'd give anything to still be. Now I'm corrupt and I feel like she doesn't look at me the same way she used to. It's hurts so much
    fl3shnbon3 fl3shnbon3 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 31

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    Fail. There's no way category of "suicide is okay" I think some people should be allowed to choose suicide as a way out. It is a mentality. It is a quick fix to a problem...
    Sacryfice Sacryfice 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Sometimes... I'm a bad person for a good reason, and other times I'm the opposite. I'm hated because I say bizarre and cryptic things when I speak. I'm ultimately that way because...
    zed2223 zed2223 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    A Fathers Will To My Children, Grandchildren When I must leave you for a little while Please do not grieve and shed wild...
    Shamrock40 Shamrock40 36-40, M 3 hrs ago

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    Most travelers to Vietnam are attracted by the country’s wonderful natural beauty: From the green rice fields in the north to the fascinating bustle of the Mekong Delta in the...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M 8 hrs ago

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    boyfriend was arrested today which was also his birthday and our 2 years. this has happened once before and hes nothing but guilty for the crimes hes done. he was desperate for...
    kateyqueen kateyqueen 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I went to the cementery last night to my daughters plot . I took a bouquet of flowers and put them down . I sang a song I always sing and announced things that are happening - I...
    Mommaofdiva Mommaofdiva 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I miss the old me who I used to be. wide eyed, playful, kind i even miss how gullible i was used to see the world so different used to be so different I miss the way I spoke...
    tostai tostai 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    Hi everyone ! So here is my story : I was in a relationship for two years and my ex boyfriend broke up with me two weeks ago. It was awful because during this summer, we spent two...
    MagicalMystery MagicalMystery 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9