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I 've Journeyed Into My Dark Past

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Darkness is a friend of mine. I accept, I talk to it (Not literally.) Fear clouds some people's view of the darkness, but not mine. "People who fear the darkness have no idea what...
    StormianaGraymane14 StormianaGraymane14 16-17, F Nov 2

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    I just feel really awkward when it happens. I've ran into a few people & it's been an alright experience I've said hi or hey, throw a smile...if it's an old high school friend...
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    I know there's a reason you've come into my life - are you a blessing? Or are you a lesson?
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    This was a couple days ago~ This was around 9 PM I went to the restroom to brush my teeth I was looking at the wall and I notice something strange about my shadow? I moved so to...
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    We all do Deep down And some day your dark side will show
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I fall under my own fears and dreads. They say before you reach redemption you must fall under darkness. I feel if I were to reach redemption the thing I'd be having an absolution...
    DexterPyro DexterPyro 13-15, M a week ago

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    My past memories are all negative & painful. As a little girl, my emotions were soooo extreme that I was breaking down on a regular basis while still attending elementary school. I...
    MrsOMS MrsOMS 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    It’s not nice to say you’ve been a battered woman. And often you don’t want to think of yourself that way. You tell yourself you don’t really have it that bad. You think...
    MaraAgain MaraAgain 22-25, F Oct 28

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    It was around 1980 riding my motorcycle on a straight, hilly street. Doing around 40 mph at night, I see someone in my mirror. They are closer next time I see them, and closer...
    beezo526 beezo526 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 15

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    I was in a very dark place when I as younger. I hated every single thing about myself. I would look in the mirror and wished I looked like someone else. Talked and thought like...
    solojo solojo 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I don't know how I'm going to react if that were to ever happen- you know running into my ex. I'm relieved in a way that that's not going to happen anytime soon because he lives in...
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    Ok if we are talking past ex gf then I am at risk as 2 of them are still living in the same city as me and that one ex gf's husband now works at my job as a driver, and the other...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M Nov 18

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    I am an immigrant. I'd like to say it doesn't define me but in reality it does. I've always been very ashamed of myself. I always tried to be invisible to the world. I felt like...
    yayami yayami 22-25, F Oct 29

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    You know that saying: "It's the quiet ones you need to look out for." What if I told you if it was true? I believe everyone has a dark side living inside us. It's that voice that...
    NeoxExor NeoxExor 22-25, M 6 Responses Nov 7

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    Musical poetry from Springsteen: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMmincfTgnM Fat man sitting on a little stool Takes the money from my hand while his eyes take a walk all over you...
    Spanishintuition Spanishintuition 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 8

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    Let it fall... Let yourself fall... The dark is your soul as is the light your soul... But the light is too blinding, you're lost within the light... In the light you're not you...
    SimonFlarerington SimonFlarerington 22-25, M Nov 15

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    Life has been difficult the past few months. I decided to continue my studies as an MSc in mechanical engineering. I feel though that it's useless to me. I'm not looking for much...
    RedScythe RedScythe 22-25, M Nov 16

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    Don't be fooled by my innocence.I have thoughts that the devil would be proud of. I do things no innocent girl would do. I draw dark things, I love dark creatures, dark poetry...
    Quackimaducky Quackimaducky 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 16

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    This ain’t the first or last time We’ll meet up this late at night To let our fates intertwine Casually I’d rather be Detached from all tragedy This don’t need to be...
    SadisticPsychoBitch SadisticPsychoBitch 31-35, F Oct 28

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    those painful dark memories.... i try to forget and move on but it haunts me like a nightmare... i feel helpless...i hope God will save me from the dark....
    lovebug19980 lovebug19980 18-21, F Oct 28

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    Times so dark you can't find the light, You try so hard but it never feels right. Wake up feeling lost with no sense of direction, Looking in the mirror barely recognizing my own...
    Goose95 Goose95 18-21, F Oct 29

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    I feel really awful. I usually NEVER fight with my brother. We're actually really close, even though I'm 14 and he's 16. We've been even closer as siblings since our parents...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    My abuse from my father. 8 years ago was a dark time for me. My dad would often beat me as punishment for doing stupid stuff. One day I did something really bad and stupid. My...
    WhiteTheKid WhiteTheKid 16-17, M 16 Responses a week ago

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    He is lurking in the shadows.....just waiting for his next victim,Hands like the coldest ice, eyes like the darkest coal,his long, dark robe drags along the floor,his scythe gleams...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    Eyes tell you everything...they can lie, hurt, cheat, love, cry, laugh, lust, desire and so much more...They essentially tell you whatever you need to know about the person and...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    If I could make it rain today And wash away this sunny day down to the gutter I would Just to get a change of pace Things are getting worse, but I feel a lot better And that's all...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I can feel the very presence near,I feel it in the cold, chilled air,subtle, but yet it is clearly there,It's icy presence dancing upon my skinwhisper those dark little words,not...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Oct 29

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    Let me disclaim by saying, I'm not one of those Pastors kids who live a double life. I go to a Apostolic Pentecostal church, and I am filled with the Holy Ghost. I love Jesus with...
    imapk imapk 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    I've noticed lately, I don't know why but darkness, horror, and dark ominous things as well as people have been a major interest to me.
    XxscarsxX XxscarsxX 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    The e-cigarette has come a long way since its initial inception in China at the begining of 2003. It started small , and emerged into a huge global market and after this has users...
    electricproducts electricproducts 18-21, F Nov 12

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    An old man sits upon a well, Reminiscing days of hell. And in the sun that starts to rise, He leaves the world in great surprise. As he slips into the deep, Starting with his own...
    Tomorrowsday Tomorrowsday 26-30, M Nov 19

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    In all of my 19 years of life, so far... I haven't had it worse than some people but I have had it pretty rough. Losing loved ones has got to be the worst pain of them all. I...
    Nitram13 Nitram13 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 28

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    I waiver slightly on my unsteady feetlike a cold rush wind on a lit candleits presence appears in my room...."So you want to rid your world into mine"his icy words flow into...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    ladolce ladolce 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 17

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    I will watch you, for my dark admiration of you feeds me,I will make you see little things in your world to make you think about me, seep into your thoughts, conquer your dreams...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F a week ago

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    SimonFlarerington SimonFlarerington 22-25, M a week ago

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    ozboybrian ozboybrian 26-30 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    katarinagg katarinagg 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am afraid of myself and the darkness inside me. Technically speaking I am afraid of myself, afraid of losing myself to the dark. I have never been afraid of the darkness around...
    StormianaGraymane14 StormianaGraymane14 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    I told you I was sad. You told me to get over it and be happy. I tell you what upsets me and what causes me to worry because I hope you'll understand. I was very mistaken. you didn...
    gummball gummball 18-21, F Nov 5

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