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I Want to Move On and Forget the Past

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    How?

    Please tell me how!  i am begging!  How do you let go of the past when the terrible things were drilled into you.  It baffles me that a few years of abuse can screw you for the rest of your life.  Sometimes words are terrible things.
    GoneCrazyBBL GoneCrazyBBL 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2008

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    The Present And Future

     I used to worry about what I did yesterday or in the past and what I could have done different. I used to let that bug me.. so much that I was getting nowhere, just staying right where I was, with not much to care for today or the future.   I ...
    caramelpeace caramelpeace 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2009

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    Living With Unforgiveness, Bitterness & Thoughts Of Getting Even / Revenge

    I loved a girl, initially she proposed to me & I didn't wanna break her heart so I said yes, but gradually started loving her. She was stubborn, hot tempered & inconsiderate in the beginning, but I loved her patiently & she gradually started to change. I never forced her to have...
    jazzclix jazzclix 31-35, M Sep 23, 2013

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    New Man, New Life

    Hey guys, I just wanted to share my story with you. I'm pretty new to EP as you can see, but I am really enjoying reading everyone's stories and they have really really touched my heart. I've had a pretty rough life, and I'm only 16. I am getting over all the hurt that I've been...
    pepper94 pepper94 16-17, F 1 Response May 30, 2010

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    All I want to do is be someone worthwhile!

    I don't want another relationship yet I want to be loved! I don't know if I can love some one once again! Life brought me to a point that changed my goals 180 degrees!
    almostgaveafuck almostgaveafuck 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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    Why Am I So Young And So Broken?

    OKay, so from the very beginning, there was this guy and he was in my every thought. I was in the 9th grade and from than on I fell in love with him. He was a year older than me and I guess I have a thing for guys who have a little too much mystery in them because we never spoke...
    trublu702 trublu702 16-17 Mar 8, 2012

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    Moving On............

    I was trying to move on with my life but had a pin stick into it. Now I feel the kick in the butt and the feeling of being a bad person. Why? My oldest wanted to move to NC with us, with the promise of him moving to a different city/town with his so call friends. My oldest son...
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F Jul 24, 2008

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    God's Message To Move On.

    Dealing the circumstances that came my way in the past weeks wasnt easy. It devoured me and it turned me to become so negative. It made me so depressed and gloomy. Worse thing is Im alone, so I felt more solitary and there was no one I could share with my feelings. Life is really...
    theoabern0741 theoabern0741 26-30 Sep 27, 2013

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    Horscope~ and So On

    Quickie Make today all about expanding your horizons -- try something you have never tried. Overview You and your friends are in near-perfect sync today, so you shouldn't have to worry about poor communication or missteps. If anything, you should be able to build new bridges...
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 23, 2008

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    I Need Help To Move On

    Dear Mr Ex-boyfriend, I dreamt of you last night. We were walking along the street together. You accompanied me on my shopping spree and I brought you to my favourite restaurants. It was like a date we never had in real life. In my dream, you held my hand but I shook yours away...
    sassycrimsonrose sassycrimsonrose 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2012

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    My Past Is Not My Future!

    It's true what they say "what doesn't kill you- will make you stronger"  I am superwoman!!
    galwayschild galwayschild 46-50, T Jun 23, 2008

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    Let The Snow Fall, And The Truth Rise.

    I Believe That No Matter What Happens You Cant Leave My Past. I Would Have Loved If We Would Have Never Dated And would Have Stayed Great Friends. I Want To Be Able To Wake Up Tomorrow And It All Be A Bad Dream. Eric, This Is Personally To You, Why Did We Let It Go This Far. Now...
    forgottenheart forgottenheart 16-17, F Feb 21, 2011

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    Forget My Parts Of My Childhood

    I want to forget the parts of my childhood that had to do with my father...I am 30 y/o and what happened from age of 4 to age of 13 continues to plague me still to this day.  I am tired of allowing the things that happened then to be my excuse for the way I am now.  I...
    ankleblackrose ankleblackrose 26-30, F Mar 1, 2012

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    Moving On

    I guess, for me....moving on doesn't mean~moving 800 miles from where I grew up. I woke up this morning and wish this "vacation, bad dream, disaster move, what was I thinking" was over! Yup, I am fully home sick, so to speak. If it wasn't for the house; some how I...
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 31, 2008

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    Lost

    since my exwife and I have filed for divorce I have been lost I wonder sometimes will I be able to find a woman to share my life with and how will i be able to trust her
    doorpal doorpal 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 2, 2012

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    Im kind of obsessed with my past,

    especially time as i worked as a sewer. I had much fun, but my collegues werent nice to me. As i loner, i never had friends, so i didnt cared much back then, cos i wanted just to work and make my education. But so hard i tried to ignore my collegues, it still hurt me that they...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 2 Responses May 28

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    ..................

    My past has been everything but perfect. I want to let it all go but for some reason i don't quite understand I just can't no matter how much I try.
    ughhxx ughhxx 13-15, F Jun 12, 2010

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    The Old Story Never Gets Old

    I sit here and wonder if the whole drama thing is still going on but in a different way. I wonder if these people are still doing the drama thing about me while I am gone or I am totally forgotten? I wonder how can family just forgets about another family member? Well, I can...
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 5, 2008

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    Cobwebs

    Who would every thought of forgetting the past is simple as passing things down to others. For some unknowing reason, I decided to clean out the bedroom & living room closets. In which, I have decovered my boxes with memories from my past were all out of sorts. So, I fixed...
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F Sep 18, 2008

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    New Beginning

    I broke up with my girlfriend of 5 years on Wednesday, I leave my job of 6 years next week Wednesday and all I feel at the moment is nothing. I don't feel as if I'm in denial as I don't really feel a lot. Historically I have been afraid of change and lacking in self confidence...
    verysillyboy verysillyboy 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 1, 2010

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    How Can I Move On

    from the hurt of a break up, the hurt of finding out he is with someone, the unknown of if he met her when we were together, the feeling of betrayal..
    CanIPushRewind CanIPushRewind 26-30 2 Responses Feb 20, 2011

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    Forget The Last Think Of The Future

    ♥~"Don't be defined by your past, your past is the tutor of your present and is always preparing you for new experience. Forget about disappointment or any past mistakes that is keeping you from moving forward. Its never too late for a new beginning.~♥
    Lostbeautifulangel Lostbeautifulangel 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2013

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    Ha Ha Ha

      This horoscope is for someone or some people I know and about a situation I know about! ha ha ha ha     Today's Pisces Horoscope: Today, you need to pay attention to the one person who is doing their darndest to avoid you! Emails go unanswered, phone calls...
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F Sep 6, 2008

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    I Can't Move On!! How Do You People Manage That?!!

    Well, It's been like 4 years now since I broke with my gf. I realized that I was so stupid to let things go down that way. I was so immature then, my feelings as well, though they were true and strong.. I can't say I've matured, I'm still as immature as ever!! And I still have...
    KamiKAzee KamiKAzee 18-21, M Aug 15, 2013

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    Need To Move On But Its Proving To Be Hurtful

    I don't know what kind of person i am. To most of my friends i am caring and sensitive but others believe that i am a strong person and i have been lucky too in many ways...  I have no complaints about my life but all i wanted was a simpler life where in i would find a...
    amelia13 amelia13 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 20, 2010

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    Move & Forget

    Move on = I probably can do that.Forget about the past = I probably can't do that.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 25, 2011

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    Didnt C Dt Cmin!!

    its been n year n 2 mnths since i broke up wid hm...he broke up wid me 3 days 2 my brthday...it ws devastatin truly!he wishd me on my brthday thruh msg...i ws happy...thot it ws smethin i cudnt wish btr dan!nxt ,few mnths l8r i wishd hm on his brthday thruh my new nmbr....he...
    Daizy04 Daizy04 18-21 Jul 16, 2012

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    Past Is the Past

    I sit here listen to music on my head phones; all by my self and thinking its time for me to think about and stop worrying about others thinking about me or not thinking about me! I decided, I am going to change my life around, transform my self into the pretty girl...
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F Oct 7, 2008

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    Damn If Your My Friend

    "I hope that I will never forget you but I don't want you again we went through Hell and we touched Heaven but Damn if your my friend" copyrighted and used by permission quoted from "Always seems I'm fallin" Desiree Dawn
    hippiechicNmississip hippiechicNmississip 36-40 Oct 9, 2008

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    Wow, This Is So Strange......................

      Strange, how my horoscope sometimes is right there on how things are going for me!      Quickie It's a good day to rediscover an old part of your life. Dig through some old photos. Overview It's a great day to start new projects or to move from...
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F Jun 23, 2008

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    Talking Naughty Over the Net and Putting Up Pictures

    Moving on and forgetting the past: Yes, I once chatted over the net with a bad "piggy" chat in mind but thats how I got guys to chat with me and wanted to be my friend. I am not saying I lied~ no, I just got more attention that way! I even put up some blurred out...
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 9, 2008

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    Anyone have any ideas on how to move on

    after a painful break-up?
    missmybaby1 missmybaby1 31-35 2 Responses Jul 24

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    Moving On

    Moving on can be so hard sometimes. Especially if it's dealing with someone you care about. We don't always want to acknowledge the fact we have to move on sometimes because it hurts. It really does. But I know I can't sit around and soak on the things that is out of my control...
    Jesandres Jesandres 18-21 1 Response Nov 28, 2012

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    A Dream Gone Nightmare!

    Im having nightmares. Im depressed most of tge time. And I know it's too late to do anything about it, but to forget. I had a wonderful boyfriend. I loved him so much. And so did he. We had some troubles and I expected him to propose but he never did. We had so many family...
    Kayla31 Kayla31 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 11, 2012

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    Why Is This So Hard?

    Every time I see him online I want to chat with him. I've moved on in the sense that I know we won't be together again because it was too complicated. But at least I was expecting that we talk sometimes just to keep in touch. I don't expect to be best friends, I know this is...
    AmyL0ve AmyL0ve 18-21, F 1 Response May 18, 2013

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    Well,

    I guess I am leaving my past behind me but it seems others cannot. They are trying so hard but are getting nowhere with it because I was raised to be strong and move forward.
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F 1 Response May 15, 2008

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    WHAT KIND OF LOVE WAS IT THAT YOU DESERTED ME

    AND LEFT ME IN COMPLETE DARKNESS..................BUT AFTER I HAVE CRIED ENOUGH I WILL GATHER MY EMOTIONAL STRENGTH AND MOVE ON
    BkkVARMA BkkVARMA 18-21, M May 6

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    I have been contemplating for quite some time, if I’m going to tell you things I should have told you. I’m thinking if I told you will I hurt you? If I told you will it helps...
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    A sad girl at her lowest Her past made her even more blue She tried to be at her best But pain was all her heart knew There came a man who tried to make her smile He made her feel...
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    Goodbye, My LoveLife moves on, and so must I. I love you, but I'm letting you go.
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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...
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    So this is the first thing that I've shared. I know the things that I have gone through aren't as large or influential but I just wanted to share my past with anyone that might be...
    MimicMkX MimicMkX 13-15, M Jul 30

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