I Wish My Past Would Stop Screwing Up My Present

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    Not Easy To Forget

    I still have nightmares about my ex and my dad....... My new bf is very understanding about it and he tries his best to comfort me in the middle of the night when I wake up in tears, but I feel terrible that he has this messed up girl now.... I see awful images of my...
    foreverwandering foreverwandering
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 16, 2010

    Supid Things

    I did a lot of stupid things when I was younger, things I didn't really think much about before doing them. As I got older the people who knew about them would always bring them up while I was trying to forget. It pissed me off so much. It always embarrassed me,cuse they were...
    NothingButNumbness NothingButNumbness
    18-21, F
    Nov 10, 2010

    Ah, Memories

    Just when I think I've dealt with everything that the memory of a nightmarish event can throw at me, it finds a new way of messing up the present. And *YAY!* this time it decided to time the appearance to coincide with a make or break moment, causing it to break...
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 16, 2010

    I Wish I Knew Then What I Know Now..

    When I was 13 years old, my dad passed away. I lost the most important person in my life. I was lonely, and confused. It was the first time I had ever had to deal with real emotions in my life, and I was terrified. I turned to drugs to ease the pain, and I had no idea what I was...
    snwboarderchik19 snwboarderchik19
    5 Responses Jan 1, 2011

    I can't trust anyone

    and when a guy I never liked in the first place tells me he wants to be just friends I cry ridiculously! Not because I care at all about him but because it just reminded me of what it felt like to be abandoned. I still freak out at touches and worlds and sayings. Seeing people...
    erndo23 erndo23
    22-25, F
    Apr 23, 2014

    Until Next Time

    There I am, going about my own business.  And it hits.  Some random weird trigger hits my head just wrong and I'm thrown into a flashback.No longer am I 30-odd years old and living in Tennessee; I'm a child of 6 or 7...sometimes older, others younger, but it's always pretty...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    Dec 3, 2011

    I had a boyfriend. He was basically everything

    I thought I had been waiting for. He was sweet, kind, attentive, and just perfect (or so I thought). About 4 months into our relationship a girl started contacting me saying that she was his live in fiancé and she was pregnant. I didn't believe her because my boyfriend had...
    kaitlynrayann kaitlynrayann
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 24, 2014
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