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I Feel Like I Missed Out

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    Married Too Young

    I married only a couple of years after I graduated high school. Back then I thought love is all I wanted. I wanted a family. I enjoy my family however, I do feel as if I missed out on being on my own. I have never been on my own to make my own decisions. I never dated much...
    Abriee Abriee 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 6, 2010

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    I Missed Out On Being a Kid

    I feel like I missed out on living a normal child hood. I grew up way to fast and didn't get a chance to be a kid. I would never change how it happened, but I do wish I could have known what it was like.
    MMMMatilde MMMMatilde 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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    Tears To No One

    I loved being a part of a crowd, I loved being among close friends.What I hate is that I don't get to experience romance.I don't get to feel that someone is there for me.because my friends don't calm me down.. They have other opportunities to criticize me.I don't get to feel...
    amejad amejad 22-25, F Dec 30, 2011

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    I Feel As Though I Missed Out

    I feel as though i missed out, not only on things in my child hood, but things in my early adult years as well. since i was a child i craved to surround myself with people, in an attempt to prove my worth. at times i would find myself following the wrong croud to keep from...
    ngasato88 ngasato88 18-21 1 Response Jan 19, 2009

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    Years Gone

    I spent most of my teenage years working trying so hard to impress my hard-assed father who was never happy. I traded nights with my friends for nights at work and cleaning the house just to get his approval. I never got it. I still haven't heard him once say "I love you" or "I"m...
    rosesandredeyes rosesandredeyes 18-21, F Jul 21, 2012

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    Mourning A Childhood Lost

    I spent most of my childhood trying to survive, so I feel like I never got to experience any of the fun things that make up childhood. I didn't have any friends or get to play much. I was an outcast at school and bullied a lot. I find myself now wanting to play like a little kid...
    Cherflu Cherflu 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2012

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    Missed Out

    Missed out,Sometimes,That's how I feel,Love the crowds,Sporting events,Problem is,Missing out,They don't come,To small towns,The city,I loved,That is,Till nature quaked me out,Now,I van't go back,I feel,I'm missing out.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 15, 2012

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    Missed Out!!

    as most people who know me on here, know that im a loner, and its just cos i have been like that right throughout my childhood and my teenage years, and when all my friends from school were going out partying and having a good time, i stayed home most of the time, cos i have...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 6, 2010

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    At School

    I was always the well behaved one that was extremely anxious that she should not get into trouble, as she lived beside too many teachers that knew her parents.  I hardly ever skiived class, I always done my homework, even if it meant staying up very late into the night to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 1, 2008

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    Missed Out!

    All that matters at any age is what you do now!  We can't waste time second guessing ourselves!  We learned a lot from our mistakes.  All we can do is try to put that knowledge into practice.  It is hard!  We are too hard on ourselves, mostly because we grew up with people...
    seekinghope seekinghope 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2011

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    My Song

    check out my song hope it helps everyone http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SH3bmWzSdcA
    peaceful18 peaceful18 18-21, M Oct 29, 2011

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    School

    Due to my state of mental health at the time, I did miss out on a lot at school. Actually, I missed out on a lot of school. But the consequences of that which concern me are not what you would expect. Sure, I missed out on some formative learning and I haven't got my highschool...
    AnimaliaAustralis AnimaliaAustralis 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 21, 2011

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    But I'm Going to Change That

    I've been too passive and just watched good things pass by me. I have a few regrets here but the point is I want to break the pattern and live life more actively and believe in the possible and just go for what i want. I'm tired of sitting on the bench waiting. Now's my time to...
    moonlitReveries moonlitReveries 22-25, F May 20, 2009

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    Sometimes it hits that I may have missed out on

    a great love story with you. We were great together. You were familiarity. Everything professional never too informal, yet it was always personal. People assumed, I denied. People suspected, I pushed their opinions to the side. But what if they were right and I was wrong...
    abcdefgh19 abcdefgh19 22-25, F Nov 26, 2014

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    I Feel Like Theres Gotta Be More

    I am 20 years old and the manger at a hotel. I have wanted to go to college for business and eventually get a position like I have now. Dont get me wrong, I am very happy with my job and I love it but I feel like not going to school I have missed out on a chunk of my life. I mean...
    mznativeprincess mznativeprincess 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 25, 2010

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    Hope It's Not Too Late

    ya sure i feel like i missed out on loads of things, am trying to make up for it now...
    redgone redgone 31-35, M 7 Responses May 7, 2008

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    Show Me How to Live

    I met my ex boyfriend when I was a freshman in highschool. We dated for 5 years.. He took my innocence away. I spent all my time with him, and not my friends. When I was 18, he and I were hit head on in a very horrid car accident. I had a head injury and now have epilepsy. I...
    paperdoll319 paperdoll319 18-21 Jun 1, 2009

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    Thefightingangel Thefightingangel 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    Zineq Zineq 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    KCCO93 KCCO93 18-21, M Feb 16

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    Beanbella Beanbella 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    wingsoffreedom wingsoffreedom 16-17, F Feb 21

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    wanderer08chasinglove wanderer08chasinglove 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 24

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    mrstsanders mrstsanders 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Insanity444 Insanity444 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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