Letting go of the past...

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Registered: 01-11-2008
Letting go of the past...
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Sat, 09-12-2009 - 12:16pm

My low self esteem came from things I experienced in the past (troubled relationship with then SO). He has went through some tremendous changes and he treats me a 100000000000 times better now. However, I often bring up how he used to treat me.

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Registered: 05-06-2007
Sat, 09-12-2009 - 3:03pm

Were you maybe expecting an apology from him and not getting it?


Sometimes we just need our life (can include the past) validated, or acknowledged.

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Registered: 09-10-2009
Mon, 09-14-2009 - 8:01am
maybe you're just waiting for the other shoe to drop; you feel that the way he is now is too good to be true and any day he's going to go back to his old ways. or you are looking for acknowledgement, like n2 said. have you ever tried journaling? i think that by writing this down you might find the answer for yourself. and you can write about the past and get it out of your system, and also figure out what to do if someone else ever treats you the way he used to (having a plan in place also boosts your self-esteem).
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Registered: 09-17-2009
Thu, 09-17-2009 - 8:11pm

First and foremost you must analyze whether or not you have

 
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Registered: 09-17-2009
Thu, 09-17-2009 - 8:21pm
Sorry princess...I accidentally put the post for n2ishn when it's actually a reply to your post.