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I Didn't Go To College

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    College Isn'T For Me

    Just like anyone who is here in the group, I didn't go to college. Or rather, I only attended college for 2 weeks. When I was on my preschool time my mom decided for me to change school from the school I'am currently studying. And as I child who barely knows her surroundings...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 20, 2013

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    Didn't Go To College?

    Hi everyone! My psychology research team is conducting a survey for anyone between the ages of 18 and 29. We want college and non-college students, so invite anyone and everyone you know! Just click the link below.http://edu.surveygizmo.com/s3/1060686/Factors-Associated-with...
    emergingadults emergingadults 18-21 Dec 10, 2012

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    Early On !

    I did not attend college due to financial reasons and also thought it isn't for me .. But as I grow older I am thinking I might attend just to get a degree with all the experience from the Army ! I think it will be cool to go back and see what it could have been like ! UPDATE...
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5 41-45, M 16 Responses Apr 3, 2011

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    I was in love with this guy, Brandon, and at first, he loved me back. We used to imagine what our life would be like together when we were older, what college we would go to, where...
    auram59993 auram59993 13-15, F Sep 22

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    I didn't graduate high school, but I graduated from College with a 3.6 GPA. Is this a sign that the public school system in our society is extremely flawed and biased ? In other...
    Ruizf2 Ruizf2 26-30 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was 17, it was 4/20. We weren't dating. He was just a friend I've known for awhile & we were supposed to hangout after school. We we're supposed to get high & I was already...
    Jnicole19 Jnicole19 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 2

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    Ah this is the worse experience in my life to be honest. A while a go my best friend went to Ibiza to work for a few months and in that time I became really good friends with his...
    jaymes14 jaymes14 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 16

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    You looked at me like you looked at me, but I didn't want you to look at me. I wanted you to look at me like I looked at you. I saw your soul. It was charismatic, if it ever were...
    modernmuse modernmuse 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    I didn't wait... I don't really wish I did wait I was actually glad to get it over with. I'm glad I didn't do it much earlier ( I was 20) it really hurt still. I can only imagine...
    wetgoodnite wetgoodnite 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    There was a guy I really liked, or should I say loved. I guess you can say that I was truly, madly, deeply in love with him. I'd do anything for him. But he didn't like me back. He...
    RosemaryIdaho RosemaryIdaho 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 8

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    I totally gave it away to the wrong man when I was 16, but glad I didn't wait until marriage. I got to learn what it was that I liked (and didn't) and had the ability to explore...
    canadagirl0101 canadagirl0101 31-35, F 9 Responses Sep 14

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    and it's a good thing it didn't work out because then I never would've met my wonderful husband and had three wonderful children. And as for the guy I loved who didn't love me? He...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 16

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    One more so my cheating gf left me on a Friday and told me a bunch of bs saying she will always be here for me and she wants to be my best friend we'll come to find out I got her...
    Chris0707 Chris0707 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 18

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    Well I didn't think much of it. I was in fact only about 6 years old. But I knew you were special, even then. Perhaps it was the drawings you drew for me and I thought you were...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F Sep 22

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    It's funny you know.. No being able to choose who you fall in love with. I wish I could of prevented the feelings I had for him. He was my best friend (funny how every story starts...
    justbreath12 justbreath12 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    He loves **** more than me. He decided he couldn't live without **** but could live without me. In his words, "the girls I look up are more physically attractive than you." Why...
    ladyhawk12 ladyhawk12 18-21, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's funny how your heart will yearn for that which it can't have. Funnier still how people will take advantage of that. I loved him. He knew it. I told him so. He said it back...
    Thekidsmom Thekidsmom 36-40, F 9 Responses Sep 1

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    Sooo you were like my dream boy first year, and you let your friends **** with your head because they don't like interracial relationships, and you let your stupid "girl friends...
    xRockGlossPrincessx xRockGlossPrincessx 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    When I first met you I never thought I'd develop feelings for you. To be honest when I first met you I thought you were kind annoying, you constantly bragged about yourself and...
    ariel2891 ariel2891 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    When I first met him I thought he was just a player, I planned on hooking up with him and just breaking up at the end of the summer, I didn't see anything special about him. But I...
    crookedteethteen crookedteethteen 13-15, F Sep 13

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    I didn't wait.. and I don't regret that. I do however wish it had been with somebody else. Does anybody regret not waiting or who they lost it to??
    NotFirstNotLast NotFirstNotLast 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 14

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    To me she was perfect although they told me she wasn't. Her smile her laugh made them laugh at her but I smiled and laughed with her but no matter what I did she just didn't feel...
    Gian422 Gian422 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 15

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    And I'm glad I didn't! The world is not ready for the untamed, the wild or the inquisitive, it (or we) make lots of people uneasy just because we don't conform to the idealistic...
    onebrightday onebrightday 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 15

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    A few years back, I fell in love with a friend of mine, another guy. I didn't understand the feeling I had, and I confessed to him, not to get with him or anything, but to expose...
    thecr00cible thecr00cible 18-21, M Sep 15

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    I met him in high school and we baca me good good good friends you would say we loved each other like family he would do anything for me but one day I was with him just hanging out...
    annirawrmuffin annirawrmuffin 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    This was my No.1 most painful thing I've ever gone through.. And before I say anything, most of you will notice my age and know its a very rare thing for (at the time) an 18 year...
    cupcakes1995 cupcakes1995 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    Compared to everyone I know of I don't even think I accomplished 5% of what they have achieved in life. I feel so useless, I feel like I can't do anything right, everything I try...
    LifeSuxorz LifeSuxorz 22-25 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm 19. Last week, I lost my virginity. It wasn't amazing. There wasn't "sparks", it was not like the movies. He wasn't even my boyfriend, he was just a work friend (he's 21...
    Geegee14 Geegee14 18-21, F 16 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I Let My Heart Break. I fell in love with my good friend and when I told him, he didn’t love me back (it hurt). We’ve never talked ever since. I still hang...
    rodeloves rodeloves 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    He was my best friend. The greatest friend anyone could ever have. And even while he cared deeply for me, he was in love with one of his closest friends, who was also a friend of...
    classicminx classicminx 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I never really planned on it, but in my school I was one of the last girls to lose her virginity and one of the only girls who didn't take a 'chastity pledge' in church.
    KatM99 KatM99 22-25, F 16 Responses Sep 4

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    I dated someone for a few years. I call it dating but I was really just the girl on the side. I think deep down he knew how I felt but didn't care. I tried to be there for him...
    NewGuernica NewGuernica 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 8

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    I guess I didn't mean as much to him as I thought I did . /: I'm such a fool to think anyone could love a mess like me . 😔😔
    Haii6130 Haii6130 18-21, F 13 Responses Sep 9

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    I love a man I have never met. We have been good friends/pen pals for almost ten years and we will meet in a few months. I recently tested the waters by admitting I had a crush. I...
    femketje femketje 22-25 Sep 11

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    I didn't even wait until prom.
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 53 Responses Sep 14

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    i didn't wait until my sweet 16. I was 15. As a lot of french people.
    bay07 bay07 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 14

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    I'd be lying if I said I didn't regret not getting to round 2 with the first one, but I got over it...eventually...
    Xamad Xamad 22-25, M Sep 14

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    well my first time was when i was 13 , and i can remember that she was some sort of pedo-phile so i was scared and she pushed me and hurry me to do things her way... basically i...
    alexitolove alexitolove 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 15

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    I didn't wait until marriage because I had no choice! I have been waiting to get this out for years...I know it will take me a while to get it all out and feel confident enough to...
    horizon84 horizon84 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 15

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    y,y I regretted since the ever first time it felt so awkward, out of place, and wrong!!!! >,< 8( I wish I would have ignored my instincts, and emotions.... Because they were...
    SabrinaRavenCroft SabrinaRavenCroft 18-21, T 3 Responses Sep 17

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    My GF and I didn't wait till marriage either we were 16 at the time and i remember just thinking god I hope she's enjoying this I was so nervous.... The good news we are now...
    ctywrkr ctywrkr 31-35, M 5 Responses Sep 18

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    He was kind of my childhood love, but I always thought more of us than he did. He led me on but I should have known, with the fact that he never wanted to be exclusive with me. But...
    staytrue123 staytrue123 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    He said he did and he would forever. But it's been two weeks since we broke up and he's already trying to talk/date another girl. It really sucks because it will be the 3rd time...
    rubyy25 rubyy25 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    i didn't even wait until I was out of my second year in high school!
    naflash naflash 36-40, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I didn't wait until marriage. I was 13 years old .. Dating a 16 year old. All I feel is regret. I've had sex 3 times after that.. With different guys.. All I feel is regret. This...
    actuallyadri actuallyadri 13-15, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    With this untouched all-natural placing with wealthy flora, the colonial-style bungalows of Club Med Mauritius Carefully increase above lush eco-friendly lawns awash with hibiscus...
    Jewelgzr Jewelgzr 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It was my senior year, prom night. I was so in love and believed that he was the one I was going to marry. I'm ashamed that I was so naive as he broke things off as soon as he went...
    Mang0Tree Mang0Tree 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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