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I Will Not Let My Past Define Me

A group for all those who choose to look into the future even when it gets hard 47 People

    Religion

    I recently read a story here that stirred a lot of things from my past. I have led a long battle with religion and religious people. I have nothing against religious people as long as they don't try to shove it down my throat. Especially with lines like "you will go to Hell if...
    Mapping Mapping 26-30, F 3 Responses May 30, 2013

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    You Can't Teach An Old Dog New Tricks

    Or so they say... I know my age says I am not old, but in some ways I am ancient.I was brought up in a strange and tense environment. I was an unwanted child, just because I was born a girl. It's true, mom's reasons were so much more different from the ones he had (I will refer...
    Mapping Mapping 26-30, F Sep 27, 2012

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    Immense Capacity

    I have discovered I have an immense capacity for love. I am like a neverending fountain (as corky as that sounds). What I hadn't realized is that I did not share it with the people who need it and deserve it.I love my mom, but for the past two or so years I had been pulling away...
    Mapping Mapping 26-30, F Jul 3, 2013

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    My past is dark, cold,

    cruel, un-human as it could possibly could get, at the hands of people called family, their acts of selfishness, abuse and thoughtless ignorance.... once upon a time they stole everything from me, to force me to their ways....stole my innocence, stole my dignity, stole my...
    DarkThornedLilyRose43 DarkThornedLilyRose43 41-45, F Feb 12, 2014

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    This Will Be The Most Personal Story I Share Here - Intro

    And it will surely take a long time to complete. But as I write it, I want to work on letting go. My life has gathered many beautiful things inside it, but it has also gathered a lot of pain and suffering. And I have held on to it too long.I make a pact with myself from this...
    Mapping Mapping 26-30, F Sep 25, 2012

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    Letter To My 1 Year Old Self

    Hi there little one! I know you don't know me, but I remember you. I have kept you locked inside my lungs for years. I have felt your panic over and over, sometimes without even knowing it's yours. I know what it feels like, I know it hurts. I know how confusing it gets and how...
    Mapping Mapping 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    You know, everyone has their stories to tell. Mine just so happen to be... not the best stories in the world. I'm sure that many people have had it way harder than I did. But, it...
    Protonyx Protonyx 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 28

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    They are clean these days, long hair isn't a requirement. You can even have a well paying job and fit in with this lot. You can even become president of the United States (as long...
    trent74 trent74 36-40, M 12 hrs ago

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    I feel as though I only post about what happened to me. I feel like it's all that defines me. That's why I wanted to post this, to remind myself that I am more than him. 1: What...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F Mar 16

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    Live in the now, live in today, today is a gift, that's why it is known as the present, everyday is a new day a fresh start, yesterday is the past, the past is the past, tomorrow...
    nathchalk97 nathchalk97 18-21, M Mar 18

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    I'll take you ! Let me know when it will become reality and I'll make you the happiest milk maid alive. I may not have a whole lot of money but I sure have a whole lot of love. I...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 6 hrs ago

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    (Past Experience) If you don't know, I write that when talking about my past experience so people don't think this is recent. I have been bullied, I have been almost kill five...
    AllTheEmotions AllTheEmotions 18-21, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    How can you change something that isn't defined yet, such as future? Every action, even thought can change your whole life. As long as you make decisions, your future is as blank...
    arenxus arenxus 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 27

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    I can't believe I let someone get me so worked up but I can't stand people who have this holier than thou attitude People who parade around as this "superior being" who can do no...
    Deepyearningformore Deepyearningformore 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 17

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    This is probably my least favorite advice someone could give me. It is cliche to say and very unhelpful. I DO understand people are at least trying to help sometimes when they say...
    Human4 Human4 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Hi All ! I want to know if I am seeing this situation for what it really is or if my judgement is being clouded by my own insecurities and fear or imagined.. or there is a genuine...
    lolitaloa lolitaloa 26-30, F Mar 5

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    Don't ever judge a person by their looks, they could have the biggest heart, biggest soul, they maybe the kindest most caring person you will ever meet, but you will never know if...
    nathchalk97 nathchalk97 18-21, M a week ago

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    Part 4 [Finale] Go back to your homepage. Click the v arrow that's on your url. It will say "create new blog" Only click this if you can manage to blogs at once. This will be...
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    But lets face it, Im not having any kids. boy: Scott-Gabriel Girl: Dorian
    JamieMostra JamieMostra 26-30, T 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Here is a question I keep seeing an Egyptian Mau cat in my dreams and I keep hearing a female voice talking in a whisper then last night I seen the Egyptian Mau go towards me and...
    ShadowSpirit1986 ShadowSpirit1986 26-30, F Mar 4

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    I don't dream often. but when I do----------------------I really do not dream much anymore- OK-that is that I rememebr anyway. I am too old to believe in fairy tale endings, prince...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 4 Responses Mar 17

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    Dear JY, I hope you'll never see this. I just needed to write it out, to rationalize everything. To give a silent voice to these voiceless thoughts that have been bombarding me...
    Ichizu Ichizu 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have to be perfectly honest I'm depressed individual who will be seeing a therapist next Thursday. I find myself depressed because I'm only ever interested in talking about stuff...
    kotulakj2 kotulakj2 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    When someone saids "I just need time" feels like waiting for the unknown. Whether it's in a relationship or friendship getting to a point like this, to me is frustrating. Should I...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 14 hrs ago

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    I met someone I like, a lot but I'm having a hard time because I don't want to let you go. I think and hope any day you could call and say you are ready to be with me. How do I let...
    1969tracyg 1969tracyg 41-45, M 7 hrs ago

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    Abusers are toxic. Abuse happens in many different forms. Emotional manipulation is one of the most destructive ways a person can be abusive towards you. It's hard to recognize...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 26

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    Hello everyone! My name is Sam I'm sixteen years old, from Jordan this is my first time to write anything specially in English but I really need to tell what is in my heart. Since...
    sami1998 sami1998 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    Part 1 Go to Tumblr.com, you'll see a log in screen. You don't want that unless you've already joined. If you haven't joined you'll want to locate the top rightmost button that...
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Don't be defined by acne. Buy some of my natural treatment for acne. The name is AcneCadabra and it works wonders on all skin types. If you want more information be sure to drop me...
    CDMargaret CDMargaret 22-25, F Mar 7

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    And Grades in your card doesn't define intelligence.
    xodamaris xodamaris 13-15, F 9 Responses Mar 15

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    People need to see, it's not about sexuality it's about how big your heart is how amazing and beautiful your personality is because it is not about what you are but about who you...
    nathchalk97 nathchalk97 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I HAVE LEARNT THAT at the end of the day. if you have a big body (big as in body guard big) people will be intimidated by you. if youre lanky, people will treat you like a nerd. if...
    shani9 shani9 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    In my mind.. I loose time...And the moon paints silver ideas of you.Often I ponderlost far over yonderThinking of nothing but the face of you.What is the shape to be displayed...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    At a certain age, some people question who they truly are and what they are, we are all who we are, we do not choose to be this way we are born it, think we are all human no? So...
    nathchalk97 nathchalk97 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    be my dirty minted Girl and lets habe some fun ;)
    lureebel lureebel 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    Something just struck a tone with me i just had spoken to a girl on here that experienced the same traumatic breakup I have experienced years ago and I've learned that I was a...
    Bella70 Bella70 41-45, F Mar 1

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    The gossip, the know-it-all, the manipulator, the daddy's girl/boy, the gold-digger, the thief, the abuser, etc. They come in all shapes, sizes, genders and ages. From what I've...
    SweetKrazyChill SweetKrazyChill 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    I will be 18 this fall, but I can't join certain sites because "you have to be 18+". Gosh it's annoying. -_-
    Lolinondoda Lolinondoda 16-17, F 38 Responses Mar 5

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    Empathy is something that I feel everyone struggles with at times - either they lack it or they experience it far too much/too deeply. I generally experience the second of the two...
    eforempathy eforempathy 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I was informed about a new drug on the market Cervugid Ovules, doctor rather defined as a new concept.! the great advantage that it works on the whole pathological genital flora...
    calinsandu calinsandu 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I have been too hard on myself, i let myself get hurt and let the man i loved take advantage of me, let him take everything away from me, let him take away something so special...
    guiltandpleasure guiltandpleasure 22-25, F Mar 3

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    Iv been dealing with this pregnancy all alone since you made the decision to leave me and blame it all on me. Calling me up to break it off with me, not even giving me the respect...
    MissiTeej MissiTeej 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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