Old diary, should I throw it away?

I always keep a diary and of course kept one when psychotic. It’s filled with my thoughts and feelings then. I haven’t been able to throw it away. I want to because it reminds me of my worst time, but at the same time I don’t want to because it shows how far I’ve come so far. It contains some good memories as well. Life is a mixture of good and bad, even when it seems there’s only bad. But I guess it’s about time to let it go. Or should I keep it so one day I won’t be affected by its contents anymore? Will they turn into memories like any other memories?

I’m just sorting things out and I read the diary for the first time in years. It made me feel good and bad at the same time.


aww, keep it…I wrote a book about all my delusions and I am not able to sit and read the whole book now but I still keep a copy around just to peruse through at my whim…keep it I say !!


Keep it I definitely regret throwing out all my old notebooks.


I would keep it @bananatto.
Store it somewhere out of the way if it is filled with bad memories- but I would keep it.

I never throw my old journals out.

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Def keep it, that’s a part of your life