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I Sometimes Get Memory Flashbacks From Things Or People I See

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    Triggery Lately.....

    I am very familiar with flashbacks, been having them off and on since my late teens.  It's weird how something utterly innocuous can suddenly become a terrible trigger.  (One of the biggest ones for me used to be the sound of an old-fashioned telephone ring.) Only...
    Geode Geode 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2009

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    Haunted By the Past

    Recently, I've been seeing things and meeting people that reminds me of the past and the memories starts flashing back to the surface. there are commercials or pictures that I see that reminds me of the past. I also have met people who reminds of acquaintances from...
    LittleLena LittleLena 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 20, 2009

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