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I Miss The Way Things Used To Be

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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...
    LonelyGirl1230 LonelyGirl1230 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2013

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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...
    Feb 15, 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...
    TypicalLibra TypicalLibra 26-30, F Jun 3, 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...
    vanessalove4 vanessalove4 16-17, F Jan 25

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 4, 2013

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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...
    purplebutterfly14 purplebutterfly14 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 13, 2011

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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...
    MaddieJayJay MaddieJayJay 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 25, 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...
    cmcm123 cmcm123 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 6, 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...
    margaret3 margaret3 61-65, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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...
    Sunnynight24 Sunnynight24 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 29, 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...
    xspamadvice xspamadvice 13-15, F May 15, 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...
    Gold40 Gold40 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 4, 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...
    Soul1958 Soul1958 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2013

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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...
    IcyDragon IcyDragon 16-17, F Feb 16

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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...
    SmileyGurlz SmileyGurlz 31-35, F 1 Response May 9, 2013

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    ... even if I know I'm better off today.
    echoalpha echoalpha 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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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...
    21nee 21nee 13-15, F Apr 24, 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...
    Amanda1015 Amanda1015 18-21, F Mar 3, 2013

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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...
    idontwannadream idontwannadream 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2013

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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...
    AutumnIsLovely AutumnIsLovely 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 20, 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...
    beyondreality16 beyondreality16 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 27, 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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    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...
    missanonymous763 missanonymous763 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 14, 2010

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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...
    perfectionisnotforme perfectionisnotforme 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 9, 2013

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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...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M Sep 14, 2011

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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...
    Amanda1015 Amanda1015 18-21, F Mar 3, 2013

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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...
    1goldenapple 1goldenapple 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2013

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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...
    BooBooBunny BooBooBunny 46-50, F Apr 29, 2012

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    My dad and mum when they were together:) I miss it when I was like that. Even though they fought and my dad did some bad stuff to get money for our family.My dad made my mum happy...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M Mar 25

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    I miss my husband. I miss my friend. I miss how things used to be. I miss feeling safe and protected. I miss feeling content. I miss so much. I hate trying to re create a new...
    MsRack MsRack 36-40 5 Responses Mar 16

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    I smoked pot daily for over 6 years in an attempt to not deal with the trauma that I experience in my life. I lost my job, my friends and my will to even live. Anytime I had a...
    bellafyre bellafyre 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    My story is like an issue that happens mostly o everyone may be...or may be with people who are kind heart and easy out going personality...i am sensitive and always care much...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Someone knows something about someone, its just putting the missing puzzle pieces together. I have located missing cousins and I recently help my half sister locate her deceased...
    icanfindit icanfindit 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    My world has been shattered I lost my wife/best friend Over a year and half ago, I worked as a guard at college, it wasn't the best job but I didn't have much pals there but...
    viperz43 viperz43 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    1. When I was 8 my great grandmother died. 2. I cried everyday for 2 years after, and still do sometimes. 3. I'm Wiccan. 4. I'm "in the broom closet" 5. Same Love by Macklemore...
    HeyItsMexox HeyItsMexox 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Well, I'm bored and want to see if I can come up with 50 things about me.  Here goes nothing1.) My name is Paul2.) I live in Middlefield, Ohio3.) My favorite fictional...
    AnInfamousDerka AnInfamousDerka 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    My ex-girlfriend and me grew fond of each other when we were just kids. Circumstances brought us closer and closer till we fell in love in our teens. There are many experiences we...
    VaibhavMinocha VaibhavMinocha 18-21, M 19 hrs ago

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    I dated a guy for all of college and would go home every weekend to spend time with him instead of staying at my school and making college friends. I love going out and socializing...
    Love1992xo Love1992xo 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    I had a breakthrough of thought. I have been frustrated for not being able to "tap into" the energy I used to have for my most creative and hyper-focused thought, and what allowed...
    Bubee Bubee 31-35 Mar 29

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    I miss you suddenly. Your voice, your smile, your anger, your eyes, your room, your hair, the way you reading, singing for me, the way you call me. baby. I have never stopped...
    zitanz zitanz 26-30, F Mar 17

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    Okay so long story short, my boyfriend and I broke up because his best friend decided to tell him 6 months into out relationship that she had feeling for him. Prior to us dating he...
    snm2407 snm2407 18-21, F Mar 20

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    I was in this relationship for nearly 5 years of my life. And calling it simply a relationship undermines everything I felt and currently long now. I went to boot camp and she...
    nixeoph nixeoph 18-21 1 Response Mar 16

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    I really miss it. I miss the relief, the sting, this kind of pain mixed with relief.. its an indiscribable feeling and I miss everything about it.. I keep thinking about it, a part...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Oh, this will be fun :0 -I like white chocolate -I play video games -I say sorry to non living things -I run into things, not trip. -I slap myself when I feel like I'm going insane...
    Runawayday Runawayday 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    This is a story on how my world become undone. Sorry if it long. I met a guy name Nicky on a game call World of Warcraft. While some of you might say it was doom for failure, I...
    Angela0312 Angela0312 26-30 5 days ago

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    Recently I've gained feelings for an ex again. I was dating this guy for about 7 months and the relationship was good but he lied about little things, seemed to have trust issues...
    kayceebby kayceebby 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I miss him so much. I’m trying to study for finals but all I can think about is not being with him anymore. I just want to read everyone’s story and cuddle up in bed and cry...
    DistantSailor DistantSailor 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    As I've mentioned earlier in some experiences, my 'work experience' in a kindergarten just ended. It was very sudden and I was very sad at first. Since I stopped i've felt that...
    Suwalski9 Suwalski9 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    its been aweek she has gone to boarding...it was her dream as she wanted to join Army, idealising my brother she insisted mom n dad to allow her.. they did n last sunday I bid...
    Mughee Mughee 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Yes I miss you... I really could use your advice these days. You were my best friend. I couldn't hide being down from you. You could always tell, I guess it was something in my...
    2findme 2findme 46-50, F Mar 31

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    I KNOW a part of me is missing, and I'll tell you why. Here's to anyone who has ever dealt with loss of a family member or loved one through death. I know 3 out of 5 people will...
    Jockey0321 Jockey0321 22-25, F 6 days ago