So, I have this journal, every night i put my thoughtss, feelings, etc in there. I was reading them back into them today after I found them in my drawer hidden. (So close to getting over him feels like 3% left) I read back and realized no wonder I'm off happy without him and I thought us had a thing, but after reading it, (I can't really replay what happened in the past that happened over text) realized what happened, and what a waste of my precious teenage life it was after everything I lost that I may need to relearn (it will take time) So, I was wondering, since I started a fresh start on a new journal not talking about my ex, should i throw the other one away that i talked a lot about my ex that is reminding me about everything?
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It really depends on you actually.
For me, I keep all my journals - travel, daily etc. They remind me of my past, what I learned from it. And I know from the old journals, that I have made progress as a human being. Looking back at my journals when I was 13 years old, I thought to myself "oh how foolish and childish I was" etc and I'm glad I made a lot of progress and is constantly improving myself.
Looking back at some of my sad entries in the journals, I realized that I was stupid to be sad over stuffs like that now. My friendships, relationships problems shaped me into the person I am today. Looking back at the troubles I faced, I realized I have grown a lot as an individual. Those sad experience did me some good, in fact.
Maybe you could keep it, but hidden in a drawer or something. Few years later, when you look back, I'll be sure you will realized how much you've grown into and these things didn't mattered to you any longer. 😊0