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I Want The Bad Memories To Go Away

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    When Will I Let It Go?

    I still have resentment. I don't miss him. I don't want him back. I am positive that I made the right decision. It's the flashbacks of all the terrible fights. The awful feelings of dread. The sick feeling in my stomach when he lied. He turned into a monster when he was mad. He...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F Apr 2, 2013

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    I Have An Eidetic Auditory Memory...and Ptsd. Not A Good Combination.

    I really just want to forget the things that caused the PTSD, so those triggers won't exist anymore. I have a very sensory memory, and when I hear certian voices or songs I remember things that caused me great suffering. I don't want these memories and I don't want PTSD to cloud...
    wtfimik wtfimik 26-30, F Oct 4, 2012

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    Chasing Them Away

    They aren't all bad but some I don't want reminded of. They hurt to bad even if they are good memories.
    Openrange Openrange 41-45, M Oct 9, 2012

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    I have a bad memory that happened

    when I was a kid. I still remember when mom left me at home with a maid to work. The maid was nursing me harshly. I still remember the taste watered by very cold water. I also still remember the feeling when my back was hit by a broom stick, the scar is still there to this day...
    chitrawlndary chitrawlndary 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    And Yet . . .

    I don't like dwelling on bad memories as much as anyone else, but I still need to learn from them. Otherwise, I might make the same mistakes over again.
    Rookie009 Rookie009 22-25, M Jan 21, 2013

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    Nightmares

    I want to get some bad memories out, because they haunt me and sometimes cause nightmares. So, I may try to write a little about some. I hope they don't change the way my ep friends feel about me. Please feel free to disregard them, because I am writing them as a way to heal for...
    veralynn veralynn 26-30, F 9 Responses Jul 7, 2012

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    ...oh How I Do...

    ...you read the title. "Please make your story longer." No.
    EarlPloddington EarlPloddington 16-17, M Aug 3, 2012

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