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I Unflinchingly and Relentlessly Embrace My Past, Present and Future

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    Looking Inward

    I want to share a quote that i hold dear to my heart... I dug this up from a notebook, so who wrote it.... sorry i don't you. But, it's perfect for this group, experience. I no longer try to change things. They are simply a reflection. I change my inner perception and the...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2010

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    Hahahahahahaha

    My past haunts me. My present is presently making me a little ill. And I am dreading tomorrow.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 14, 2009

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    Ive Learned Alot

     in my past ...even the things that are just coming out that i didnt know too much about ... ive tried to learn from ... and weed out the good and the bad and come out with a positive outlook in everything ... my future no longer scares me  no matter what  happens...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Nov 24, 2007

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    What a Powerful Affirmation...

    I do, whole soully....it is what has shaped, is coming thru and what will be me. I can not flee and why the hell would I want to? I am beautiful.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    Now I Do

    I unflinchingly,And relentlessly,Embrace my past,Present,And future,Truly,Now I do.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 4, 2012

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    What Else Can I Do?

     If I could forget my past and enjoy the present I'd feel that the future would be just as much fun as it is now.  Forgetting the past is the main road block for me.
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    It's Not Optional

    If you want to lead a good life then you simply can't get stuck in the past, stalled in the present or lost in the future. Live today like you know you're gonna die tomorrow!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 14, 2011

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    Never Forget...

    Most say: "Forget about the past" "Don't worry about the future" "And today won't last". I embrace all sides. The world wants you to forget a huge piece of you. Don't let them convince you to do so. I know how am today, who I will be tomorrow, and remember who I was yesterday...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 Apr 4, 2011

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    2009 Was the first time i joined EP i was looking for people who shared the same interests in music as me namely David Bowie fans yeah i found some and become friends had a few...
    pfloyd121 pfloyd121 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 14

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    I need to stop dwelling over the past. The past is the past for a reason. As much as I would love to go back to the way it was its not possible. The past is the reason why I cannot...
    bbysxxm24 bbysxxm24 13-15, F Aug 5

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    Something I will never fully understand is the past. I have one. You have one. We all have one. Depending on our age and life experiences, some of us may come with more baggage...
    RussL RussL 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Dear Future Husband, This isn’t the first letter I’ve written to you. This may be the first one I’m sharing with you (and others), but I want you to know I’ve been...
    Jessicamlee21 Jessicamlee21 18-21, F Aug 17

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    I hated my past, I feel like I didn't have a normal childhood and I was always treated differently. It makes me feel awful when I look back at it and I'm afraid for my future. I'm...
    3lle 3lle 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    Theirs not a day that doesn't go by that I don't think about my future or past.....or how I can learn from my past so I can improve my future and not make the same mistakes
    XCrAzYBeAuTiFulX XCrAzYBeAuTiFulX 16-17, F Jul 31

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    Fact: I can't change the past Option: but I can change the future You have to take your mistakes for what they were in the past and use by not making the same ones in the future...
    germany100 germany100 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    the past already happened. unless time travel is invented, there's no way i can go back. but i have complete control of my future.
    bowsandarrows bowsandarrows 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    What ever is your past is already behind you, you can't turn back times, best way to do is move on forwards and plan for the future.
    beejek beejek 41-45 2 Responses Aug 14

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    The dark rain, jogging in the degree of the playground, rain down a sewer flow, tick, playing a song of memories of movement. Memories, rainy night, playground, we are not in the...
    baobeiaa baobeiaa 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    The dark rain, jogging in the degree of the playground, rain down a sewer flow, tick, playing a song of memories of movement. Memories, rainy night, playground, we are not in the...
    baobeiaa baobeiaa 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I know that when you love someone so deeply, are loved so deeply and you need each other, you change each other in so many ways, you heal each other.... I feel I unable to properly...
    Lucienn Lucienn 18-21, T Aug 12

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    My past experiences were quite terrible and unsatisfied, and they have been haunting me for years. Though I cannot change them, I try to accept the pathway I passed. I need to keep...
    SADstruggler SADstruggler 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Its been hard not been able to clear out my mind on how to utilize it on useful ways so as a result I got nothing . Today I stand with no ambition or goal in life because I never...
    openheart92 openheart92 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Anything is possible, regardless of the past.The past does not equal the future, unless you allow it to. Be stronger than that, believe in yourself, find someone to hold you up...
    khiely khiely 22-25, M Aug 12

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    Let's Make a Long Story Short :)Age 4; sexually abused. Age 5-13; childhood with divorced parents and bad memories. Age 12; first time I cut myself. Age 13; first spark of love...
    MissAutumn MissAutumn 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    It comes a time in everyone's life that you have to stop, think about what your future looks like. Sometimes that means leaving someone in the past, so it's time to move forward...
    screamer14 screamer14 41-45, F 12 hrs ago

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    I need to let go of the past, to be happy in the future.. I am still figuring it out but it already ruined my chance at happiness before and hurt someone special in the process! I...
    Rachael95 Rachael95 18-21, F Aug 1

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    I'm finally a college student, I'm kind of nervous because i haven't been to school in so long but i know it will benefit me in the future.
    sweetlikesuga sweetlikesuga 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 2

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    In the past few years I've struggled with depression, anxiety, PTSD and an ednos, but I've pretty much won the battle. I was hospitalised for four months and I did a lot of healing...
    madmoodog madmoodog 13-15, F Aug 5

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    This person was very bad with me.I hope that I can change my future so that I'll be less vulnerable to meet people like that.
    sineaddu sineaddu 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 13

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    My moms bipolar, my dad an alcoholic, because of his problem he's angry all the time and is abusive towards me! I was in a abusive relationship and was raped twice it seems like...
    skysplits skysplits 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    I'm too young to retire and too old to be hired. No one wants what I've gained in a lifetime of experience and knowledge. I get turned down for job after job that I know I could do...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian 61-65 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Like college. Ill be going soon or taking online classes but I'm not sure what I want to do and my anxiety eats me alive.. I'm thinking Therapist or Sports Medicine.. But I don't...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I hate myself for all the lies and deception I inflicted on my current boyfriend. I blame my family particularly. I am a cheater and this means I have broken my own value system. I...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    "She stood in the storm, & when the wind did not blow her away, she adjusted her sails." Elizabeth Edwards
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F Jul 31

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    Officially decided to ditch my pre law major and pursue something I'm passionate about and talented in. I feel free and more enlightened. Hooray for change and making (surviving...
    Cory45 Cory45 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 1

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    I want to live in a different city. I see myself in a small, quaint, modern place I can truly call home. I see myself walking to get some coffee and seeing some acquaintances...
    Becomingme4 Becomingme4 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Happy birthday mum would of been 41 on this day I can't thank you enough For making me the man I am today You've been gone for 7 years God set your soul free There is no...
    SlaveToSociety SlaveToSociety 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    At the age of forty I am having a difficult time consistently telling the truth to the people I love the most in life. Although over the years I have improved on compulsive lying...
    MAXMAD18 MAXMAD18 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 5

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    First off, I'm an addict in recovery. Coming up on a year ago, I was enrolling in college, and slowly but surely I began dropping my classes. I was miserable. I remember sitting in...
    Yourbaaaby Yourbaaaby 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 7

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    I wish I hadn't messed up with him, I wish I hadn't been so slutty, I wish I could redo my relationship with my mom but all I can is look to tomorrow and hope he still loves me...
    Pinkyschwear23 Pinkyschwear23 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    I am ready to transform from the bitter unhappy disappointed tired person who almost never feels satisfied to someone who is filled with joy contentment and well being. I just have...
    greyeye greyeye 51-55, F 7 Responses Aug 10

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    Have you ever woken up one day and decided to do something new, and see life in a fresh way? I have and there are no regrets, only rejoicing! I am radioactive! 
    BeautifulAddiction49 BeautifulAddiction49 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Past, Present, Future Our past we can't recapture. It's over and it's done. No way to recover time; all those days are gone. No amount of colouring -painting with brighter hue...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Aug 3

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    I think in order for us to move forward we must examine ourselves at times and ultimately forgive ourselves for our mistakes , If one does not do this it is most likely to prevent...
    Nutcase38 Nutcase38 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I found a pic today that is a perfect representation of my past, my present and my future. :'( Forever alone.
    foreveralone25 foreveralone25 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 3

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    I need to let go of him, but I won't let myself. I think I'm afraid he was my last chance at happiness (even though I'm pretty sure he wasn't "the one" either) I need to let go...
    Gotthegottagoes Gotthegottagoes 41-45, F 7 Responses Aug 13

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    Today's writers were influence by writer of the past and present. They in turn will influence a generation of future writers.
    Gennee Gennee 61-65, T Aug 13

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    1) What is the best thing about your gender? I get to develop a relationship with a baby before I meet him/her. 2) What was the last book you read? Miranda Hart: Is It Just Me? 3...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F