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I 've Journeyed Into My Dark Past

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 70 People

    To Find Forgiveness

    Recently I started a book written by a friend. Part of the title contains the term 'Child Sacrifice" and it deals with family structures in heavily religious families of the UK and Ireland. It is hard reading as it brings to the forefront difficult aspects of my own family...
    yukon yukon 46-50, M Mar 10, 2008

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    It's a Nice Place to Vacation, But I Don't Want to Live There

    I, too, in a sense was the child that was sacrificed in my family.    Both my brother and I are mentally ill and my parents had their hands full dealing with him.  I was always the strong one, the one that could handle things on my own, so on my own I was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 14, 2008

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    No Regrets

    It is not so much of taking a journey into my past. I'm just one of those people out there who can remember it very well. I have a much better long term memory than a short term memory. I have learned a lot while growing up. I took chances and made mistakes. I do not regret any...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 3, 2012

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    It Hurts

    i have journey back through my dark past, sometimes its really heart sometimes it feels really good but i always learn something
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M Apr 1, 2008

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    Oh I hate my past it is going to Haunt me forever
    lonely6999 lonely6999 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    You were there in periods of it. When you took that organ I put up no fight. In all these years the temptation is all I need. The mind can sometimes lead me astray, hence the...
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    I was a slave from 5-12 but God rescued me and I'm very thankful.
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    Seriously this coffee is wayyyy to strong .. I think I can hear the paint on the walls peeling. Two pints of creamer later and it's still black .
    KittenHasClaws1980 KittenHasClaws1980 31-35, F Apr 2

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    My soul was born within a light within the darkness. How ironic my soul would someday reflect this. When I was first born the light within me was stronger, I felt purely light...
    RedWolfSeptim RedWolfSeptim 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Don't join the dark side. The cookies are a lie! I've had the dark side for some time now. Soon 6 years. It has taught me many things but brought me great despair. And I am too...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Gosh where to begin...I was raised in a house horrors...sexual anuse, physical and emotiona abuse...I grow up promising myself not to repeat the cycle. I marry a man who turned...
    deroH deroH 46-50, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I feel like everybody has a dark side but they handle it in different ways if they want to look at it that way or not people aren't perfect
    wlanonymouslw wlanonymouslw 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I may be a bit too strong because of it. My past is a dark place, it's had it's moments of good or great times, but always ends up in the darkness again. In my past I've opened...
    rockerstar rockerstar 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Being in a tough situation is not easy especially if that situation is still existing. Each one of us has our own ordeals, ghosts from the past and our down moments that sometimes...
    ShadesofWhite67 ShadesofWhite67 26-30, F Apr 14

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    Whatever I did, it worked but now I'm back to feeling stressed. I'm climbing right now, but this guy from the past is back, we started talking again. I was starting not to care...
    TheAnonymousINFx TheAnonymousINFx 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Ghouls whispering tales of a tortured past, Of a life born anew from ashes of anguish, A Cimmerian shade blotting what once was radiance, Breathing wrathful life into the soul...
    urbannomad6699 urbannomad6699 36-40, M Apr 3

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    So Long, Its Been Good To Know Yuh (Dusty Old Dust) Words and Music by Woody Guthrie I've sung this song, but I'll sing it again, Of the place that I lived on the wild windy...
    Demosteen Demosteen 36-40, M Apr 16

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    I remember the first time I saw your it was 1991. Your black hair, dark eyes and tan skin made me melt. I couldn't believe a guy like u was interested in me. We shared so much...
    BeyondGreenEyes BeyondGreenEyes 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Darkness and brightness are two powerful concepts that just over power one another . I just despise that my dark side caves into my light side and I have to struggle with the...
    ImRainSunshine ImRainSunshine 13-15, F Mar 30

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    stop reading if you are afraid of the dark........... She is all alone just siting watching a blank tv. the walls start screeching and the windows start to crack. she sits...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 15

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    Through the darkness, there is the light A glimmer of hope...of sunshine...or warmth Closer, closer... the light beckons Darkness threatens...envelopes me I sense something...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Drifting through space and endless time, Thoughts constantly passing through my restless mind, Looking for something to help me unwind, To find a lasting connection which is so...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This topic is so dense I don't know where to begin, but I am two faced. The part of me that's out in the open is kind-hearted, empathetic, yet quiet. The part of me in the...
    winglessdove winglessdove 13-15, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    It's funny how people share their deeper secrets on this app. But since I came here for a reason I guess I should do the same (I'm glad I didn't put my name here). Let's see, how...
    noneofyourbussines noneofyourbussines 16-17, F Mar 31

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    In a cold dark town, Smog filling the air, Kids wearing deep frowns, Intoxicating pollution kills with no care, Life was happy and used to be fair, Poor child am I, Gazing at the...
    bigbear9521 bigbear9521 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Hey, I know we have not talked in a while and honestly I do not really care to. I am not here to complain about how you ruined my life or shattered my world. At first, I really...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F Apr 5

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    I was a young woman, possibly 1800s, European, wearing an ostentatious dress with silky slippers, and I was standing next to a river with a ferry of sorts, on the lush green grass...
    SparkleDammit SparkleDammit 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    This one is just a vent post. My mom ran into "the one that got away" at her retirement function yesterday. She said that he was nervous and stuttering, but accepted a hug from...
    jennytressler jennytressler 41-45 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The Gift Of The Purple ShamenThese past 4 years i have spent alone, when the Shamen made his presence known.To me i believed his spirit was drawn, allowing me the comfort and time...
    WitchOfWoodStock WitchOfWoodStock 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    They war within to see which will ultimately reign supreme for a nonspecific duration. Perhaps the light wins but the dark is powerful and hungry and will not cease to battle...
    jrf9782 jrf9782 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    We are like electric pulses in the air, Like vibrations moving here and there, Sometimes we are all tuned into the same radio station, Other times we sit in our own mired...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Your not so old are you, twisty, jerky and a lil ugly. Sure I let you in at times and we both get twistedly morbid, light and dark. Following the sun or deep into the dark abyss...
    Orchidspetals Orchidspetals 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    The darkness is something that drives me to continue it makes me question, be curious and not always receive a correct answer. But that's what makes me want to continue. I also...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    My imagination completely controls me, and forever feeds the fire that burns with dark red light in my heart by bringing me the best dreams. I've always had a wild imagination, a...
    SavingLucy17 SavingLucy17 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    They say the light us good but darkness can not only keep u safe by hiding u, but over exposure to light can blind u. At least in darkness your eyes adjust. So when ur dying, dont...
    ForeverJashinist ForeverJashinist 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    A gateway left ajar by fate, A wisp of smoke passing through the narrow passage, Breathing life into what should slumber for eternity, Allegiance to the shadow world a desire...
    urbannomad6699 urbannomad6699 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My life has been pretty tough, but I keep a positive outlook, determined to have a good rest of my life. My parents divorced when I was 2. While I was lucky that they put us kids...
    ashtonmallory ashtonmallory 18-21, F 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I left my boyfriend of 2 years10 weeks ago & I haven't seen him in 2 weeks. I finally blocked his texts, calls & Facebook 3 days ago as he keeps trying to get me back. I've told...
    jazzie1976 jazzie1976 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    So after an almost successful suicide attempt I felt extremely guilty and regretful. I couldn't take my mind off the actions I took and the people I've affected, it seemed to pain...
    driftingalone driftingalone 13-15, F Apr 13

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    but it feels like it is already. I've posted a few bits and pieces but now I want to just purge my mind. Is that ok with you? A while back, god, how long? Since June of last year I...
    cavedweller2 cavedweller2 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've never liked pretty, feminine men. I mean, if men want to wear makeup or dresses or lingerie... Then, cool! I personally love tall, dark, handsome men! I'd take Jeffery Dean...
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 30

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