I Need To Let Go Of The Past

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 596 People

    Not Knowing What To Do Or How To Let Go

    ive been through so much , at age 10 i lost my grandfather who raised me and i started cutting myself , 13 i ran away and was missing for a year , i went thru soo many things that happened to me , til this day it is still so hard to talk about. im hurting on the inside , i dont...
    iAmPerfectlyImperfect iAmPerfectlyImperfect
    18-21, F
    Apr 1, 2012

    Last June 25, 2014 marked the day i felt the

    need to let go of our past.. that 2 hours being with you seem so long enough for me to realize things, accept the facts and realities of lives we're living now. It's very hard to face the truth that you're married and had a child now.,.and i can't bear with the thought of being...
    yhenlim yhenlim
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 27, 2014

    It's Done, And Time To Move On

    If only "moving on" with one's life was as easy as it sounds, or as easy as other people seem to make it look. I find myself, somedays, consumed with dwelling in the past. Past friendships, past relationships, past feelings of happiness. I especially find myself wondering if I'll...
    suziQagain suziQagain
    26-30, F
    Jun 30, 2011

    Past Truths Hold Answers For Me ...

    i see so many people learning to Deal with their Past, and i have a really different situation; lossing Past Family and Friends, even where i'm from Really, is Heart-Wrenching for me, because it all explains the tugging on my Heart to be home again, where i belong. Missing my...
    Soul1958 Soul1958
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jul 6, 2012

    I need to accept she's gone.

    I need to accept he's not who I thought he was. I need a new environment and new faces to truly move from the past.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 7, 2015

    Yes, I Do.

    when i was oh so small, i was abused. i wasnt believed when i told (abuser is now serving 22 yrs for doing the same to another)since way back then,  when i was oh so small, i have lived my life where my 1st, then 2nd, then pretty soon 17th abuser wanted me to live.  ive lived...
    missmeema missmeema
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 29, 2011

    The Past

    The past,Need to let go,Trouble is,Don't know how,Life's been hell,Turned upside-down,Need to start over,Live again,That's what I want,To try and do.
    startinover1 startinover1
    46-50
    Apr 3, 2012
    Briinx Briinx
    31-35, F
    Mar 15, 2014

    I'm A Grown-up Now

    No, my childhood was not perfect. Yes, things happened to traumatize me. I have made necessary connections and answered some questions about why I behave the way that I do. I am seeing a therapist. I am taking medication. I accept the serenity prayer. I have come to terms with...
    anonymousface anonymousface
    22-25, F
    Mar 11, 2012

    (Past Experience) If you don't know,

    I write that when talking about my past experience so people don't think this is recent. I have been bullied, I have been almost kill five times, I have been used as well as used people, I have done things I am not proud of, and I have one regret that took me 7 years to get...
    AllTheEmotions AllTheEmotions
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 25, 2015

    I can't help but look back.

    . There were some horrible times.. But also some very good.
    krmdr krmdr
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 6, 2015

    What If!

    I just need to let go of all the "what ifs" - what if I'd gone back to school? What if I'd moved somewhere else? What if I didn't get married? What if I didn't make all these stupid mistakes?The key is to live in the NOW and make my only "what ifs" about what I DO in the present...
    Judecat Judecat
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jun 30, 2011

    I'm Trying Ok?

    I'm doing all I can to let go.  I go to several support groups and am in individually therapy too.  I feel like I'm going in circles.  I get to a point and then something will trigger me and I'm back to the beginning.  I need to focus on what is triggering me.  Sometimes I...
    jcue1976 jcue1976
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 11, 2011

    Turning These Chains Into Dust.

    I have met so many awesome people in my life, and many not so awesome people as well. There have been people that i have loved deeply, and hated entierly. My memory and connection is more for the former than the latter. I make connections easily in life it seems, and while i...
    lmpulsive lmpulsive
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 3, 2012

    Sex, Drugs And Rock And Roll

    i need to let go, for long term benefits. I need to let go of the abuse, I need to let go of the neglect from my mother, I need to let go of the self harm, depression, mental illness, everything. i need to start afresh, i need to be someone different, because if i dont let go...
    girlinterrupted95 girlinterrupted95
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 16, 2011

    It's so hard. And then I think I'm

    crazy/obsessed and I don't like thinking I'm one of those kinds of girls
    krazykaylove krazykaylove
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 25, 2014

    Turning back can't turn back time,

    believe me I keep trying . seems like everyone from my past has decided to come back into my life full force and realizing the wrong they did to me. I'm speaking romantically. I'm speaking friendship wise. Everyone I was so sad yet happy to loose in my life has found a way to...
    senoritax senoritax
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 25, 2013

    Time To Move On

    Sometimes I hold on to things way too tightly and that is exactly what I have done with the past. It has been nearly a year now and I stilll haven't let him go. I am too young to be mourning over a guy when there are so many other fish in the sea. Problem is that good  fish are...
    cowchick14 cowchick14
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 28, 2011

    Me Too

    the past will not destroy my future in anyway
    wotaloser wotaloser
    36-40, M
    Jun 27, 2011

    My daughters father waswa really abusive

    towards me never knew why..I have put in maybe 3 reports on him after the abuse.One time he bruised me bad and the skin on my toe must of tore..He beat me ...a couple blows to my head , and a few kicks to my lower abdomen. He would then say sorry.
    findingtruth828 findingtruth828
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Dec 28, 2015
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