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I Must Learn to Let Go

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    Let Go

    I must let go,The past,It's gone,Gotta move on,So much to do,Live in the now,I'm letting go,That way,I can move on,Be happy again.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 26, 2011

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    It`s Time To Move on !

    It`s hard but there`s no other way, sometimes things that matter the most control our life too bad, we tend to feel guilty out of nothing so we suffer from our own illusions. It all started when my grandpa died 7 years ago, I was 12 but for some unknown reason he never...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Oct 15, 2009

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    I Need To Let Go Of........

    ....the past.... ....cheeting ....the fact I live in the south now .....being flirty .....being shy in public ......my pride ......being a little overweight (5'7" & 198lbs) ......bad habits .......trying to do everything on my own. .......the fact my sis in law hates me and...
    MrsSara234 MrsSara234 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2013

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    Can 't Stop , Won 't Stop

    Aite , i 've been wiht this guy fer TWO years now . We hav ' been through SOO MUCH :) & :( , I 've done him wrong , & i 'm not afraid to ADMIT it . Now he has a hard time TRUSTING me . So we argue , majority of the times , I wish things went back tah...
    EssOhEss EssOhEss 16-17, F Oct 15, 2009

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    Let Go

    I wish I had the ability to let go of things and people, without any emotions involved, how nice that would be :)
    Mediocre Mediocre 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 15, 2010

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    I Need To Move On...

    i want to move on from my past relationship but i just cant. and i feel like i have nobody i can talk to about it. we dated for three years and its been 9 months since we broke up. he is seeing someone else. but i cant move on. it kills me everyday that we arent together anymore...
    phimugirl phimugirl 18-21 1 Response Aug 29, 2012

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    I Must Learnt To Let Go

    well im 16 living in australia with my mom. the rest of my family i sback in africa, and mom and i were planin on goin back home at the end of this year to get together wit our family like old times. my grandma became sick   but then she became very well and was...
    nickybabe24 nickybabe24 16-17, F Mar 15, 2010

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    My Penguin

    I'm actually getting better at this because I remind myself of a scene from my favorite movie, Fight Club. In the movie the protaganist is faced with some serious dilemmas affecting his sleep, and to combat these issues he starts attending self help groups. In the cancer self...
    dangeroustwist dangeroustwist 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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