I Want to Overcome My Past

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    It's time to take back what is mine,

    afflilcted through so many different anglels... family, health, stigma, bad landlords, i had to lose so much to keep my integrity and pride and prove everyone wrong.. i won some battles but i went through 3 yeaqrs of such sorrow and growth.. reap and ye shall sow your reward?? I...
    lion320 lion320
    31-35, M
    Mar 2, 2016

    Past Is Past?

    I work in a VERY tiny field and it takes just ONE person to not like you to make your life miserable, and/or impossible to find a job. There's always someone who knows another person even in different states, let alone in the same general area. I've seen, personally, people get...
    mymimis mymimis
    May 22, 2013

    My Past Belonged To Someone Else

    Those around you shape your life, for good or for worse and you are clueless to it.I moved to another country and still couldn't let me make my life.My past was filled will the same as everyone else, Bullies, fears, agruments with your parents, and the scary teacher who was...
    ElleSophia ElleSophia
    22-25, F
    Feb 21, 2012

    When The Past Affects The Present

    I have to learn not to tie myself to the past but just accept it and move on.  But what can I do when the past comes back to haunt me in the present? 
    BabyKarma BabyKarma
    36-40, F
    2 Responses May 19, 2011

    Naughty Naughty Girl

    MY parents were bad smelly free loving people so naturally I fell right into order. I somehow survived and became successfull and decent. but cant escape my prior life. I still secretly want to party and drink and be social all the time. but I cant. because I dont have a middle...
    thesaddestsong thesaddestsong
    26-30, F
    Mar 28, 2011

    Stopping The Rollercoaster.. From The Past

                    Roller coasters are fun but not if you been on it emotionally  since you were 13, its gets old after awhile, now its just making me sick to my stomach. :(  I am changing that.                        My relationships, many...
    Luckycharm94 Luckycharm94
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 27, 2011

    I Want A New Life.

    easier said than done though but its not like i have a choice or that i have people to go back to nor that i can say that i have a meaningful past. if i try to look back i can easily say that my past doesn't matter or that nothing would change if i completely forget about it...
    Rocko29 Rocko29
    18-21, M
    Dec 14, 2010

    What I Want To Overcome...

       I grew up with a bipolar mother, and an alcoholic/abusive grandfather. I was screamed at one minute and hugged the next by mother, and when I went to visit the grandparents place, Grandfather was not nice to say the least. I have been beaten, raped, forced to witness...
    13guardianangel 13guardianangel
    31-35, M
    4 Responses Oct 26, 2010

    Peeling The layers Off

                             I was way too nice to a bunch of people that took advantage of  me, what came  of it  was a lot of anger over the...
    Luckycharm94 Luckycharm94
    36-40, F
    Aug 20, 2010

    The End of a Bad Nightmare

    I have been through abuse,neglect and just plain **** on most of my life.I had no child hood and grew up the best I could.I should be bitter and hate full for all I have endured but it has made me a stronger and more loving person.I ahve a long way to go but at least I can say is...
    ashland64 ashland64
    5 Responses Mar 31, 2009

    I Have Overcome My Past.

    I think this is a smart thing to want to overcome your past. It is a big step for us all i think. I learned through counselling but more through training from Deepak Chopra how to let the past go. and individually forgive yourself for each individual thing, letting them go one at...
    Deezerme Deezerme
    1 Response May 25, 2008
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