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I Have a Second Chance At Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 People

    I Have Had Multiple Chances At Life

    My story starts right at the beginning: when I was born. Just nine days after I was born, I had to go back to the hospital. Someone who had kissed on the cheek had a cold sore. So the first month of my life was spent in the hospital. I had brain damage from that. It took me a...
    CatherineL13 CatherineL13 18-21, F Aug 22, 2012

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    A New Chapter

    i have been given a second chance to do things right.. to actually live life instead of just existing... its exciting, new and scary all at the same time.. i dont want to waste a moment... except for i am afraid to live sometimes...  afraid of failure, hurt or rejection...
    angeldevon angeldevon 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 14, 2008

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    I Had Asked Myself Why

    I have been blessed to be given a second chance at life.  For those of you that have read my stories, you know that I am very optimistic and that I try to keep my head up no matter what I am facing in life.  I have also dedicated my life to helping...
    UnperfectAngel UnperfectAngel 26-30, F 6 Responses Feb 26, 2009

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    I decided to give my relationship a second chance. I asked him for the #1 thing I need from him is to follow through with his words. As I feel the saying "Actions speak louder than...
    Lisst Lisst 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I believe if you give someone a second chance it will give them a chance to prove that they are trustful, also i believe second chances helps people understand what they did and...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M Jan 7

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    You don't need a "New Year, New Me" crap to change. Everyday is a chance right in front of your face.
    SweeterThanToblerone SweeterThanToblerone 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    Going back to boarding school for a second year only to get tortured by the staff members and stalked by negative people. The third I was just looking forward to going back home...
    FoxFan64 FoxFan64 13-15, M Jan 11

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    I live a normal life. No one knows I have any health problems or disabilities when they meet or see me. Unless I tell a person nobody knows. I take care of myself so well my...
    gambler920 gambler920 51-55, M Jan 14

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    Once again, I don't mean literally other lifetimes. I mean this one. Tonight I was thinking of the past. The night after we got married. I was thinking of how happy we were. Good...
    chimbie88 chimbie88 31-35, M Jan 21

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    Lately I've been living my life just like I always wanted, I still don’t trust people but I realized that I don’t have to trust every single person I let into my life, I just...
    SmartnDangerous SmartnDangerous 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Everyday I think about the people who are in my life.. I think about them and snort because of how odd they are haha. Other than snorting, I smile at the thought of having them in...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Another day is ending. Another day I didn't live to the fullest. The days left are becoming fewer and fewer quicker and quicker, and here I am- wasting my time. If I chose path B...
    JJjenniejones JJjenniejones 41-45, F a week ago

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    I do have such a boring life.
    bnaesf bnaesf 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    True enough. I don't really socialise. I rarely drink so pubs and clubs are off the radar. My interests are fairly isolated things so I'm not one for chat rooms or meetings. Work...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    That's about the entirety of it in a nut shell. I fell for a girl when she was 17, I 18. We had a very intense, deep love for only 3 months time. After 9 years of remaining...
    jsc0tzi jsc0tzi 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I used to know this girl she was a nice girl who I fancied. well she had this boyfriend that was should you say very abusive to her. he would hit her for No reason or just plain...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M Jan 4

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    true. it is the truth. i would like to throw all the people n situations into the garbage n start a new
    thejoyprovider thejoyprovider 26-30, M Jan 6

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    I remember a time when i did tho. Get up go to school. Get to school and chill with my bros. go to class i would be the one kid who always talked and interrupted the teacher. Go to...
    TonyMontanah TonyMontanah 13-15, M Jan 8

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    So many empty years.......
    Intotheunknown Intotheunknown 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I've actually saved many people's lives, but the wierd thing about it is they aren't thankful about it.
    shur09 shur09 13-15, F Jan 10

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    I don't. And it's frustrating because having a successful relationship is what I want more than anything. I could care less about having wealth or power; all I want is a guy who...
    mel121212 mel121212 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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    I'm going to spend my Saturday night netflix binging while my spouse has to work all weekend! go me!!!
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'm so bored right now. I'm willing to talk to anyone about anything. Need some new friends. Someone message me. :3
    justthatxxxguy justthatxxxguy 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I was raised Mormon, left the church shortly after my little brother experienced a nervous breakdown whilst serving a mission. I had always had a fear of the mentally ill and...
    eviec7 eviec7 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I need a new dad. Seriously. I need a second chance to be a kid and be taught how to live. I crave the discipline I've never had. I never thought I'd be one of those girls with...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 11 Responses 6 days ago

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    i'm fact i did physically but i wasn't ready and my will was strong so i came back. i had a second chance at life. and it really did happen
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    How do we learn about LOVE? We learn it from the people who genuinely understood us, wholeheartedly accepted us, and in the best way they possibly could, always made time for us...
    KaleidoscopeMoment KaleidoscopeMoment 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 20

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      Even I am 24, I am thinking about suicide. Maybe it is childish, but I have enough of my problems. I was with the guy, we are from Poland. He is .. I do not know... HE...
    Meisoun Meisoun 22-25 Jan 20

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    Sometimes giving someone a second chance is like giving them an extra bullet because they missed you the first time.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Jan 20

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    Dear **** buddy, This was your second chance. Once, shame on you, but twice? Shame on me. I shouldn't of let you in after the first problem. You clearly didn't learn anything. You...
    findingfae findingfae 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 21

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    why girl let guy hurts her many times? let me tell you one thing, she knows that he is worth all of the tears and pains. she knows that he is all she ever wanted. she knows that...
    rockettothemoon08 rockettothemoon08 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Maybe. . we were supposed to meet the wrong people before meeting the right one so that, when we finally meet the right person, we will know how to be grateful for that gift...
    rogi4u rogi4u 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    I take everything said to me to heart. Every bad word, every accusation, everything offensive or against my character. I listen to everyone, since I don't want to hurt anyone, it...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    After completing highschool.. a chapter in my story, wonders happened.I took a path which I wasn't supposed to take but I am happy with it and I have known I am work in progress...
    ThisIsMeYeah ThisIsMeYeah 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    I am having a VERY hard time wrapping my head around how stupid I am. I am sort of ready for the consequences but the unknown is what is killing me. I couldn't want for anything. I...
    hopefulgrl hopefulgrl 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 23

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    You come in here and tell me my attitude has sucked the last couple of days, OF COURSE IT DOES! Why wouldn't it. He controls my life and treats me like sh!t. I'm old enough by now...
    soon2016 soon2016 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sorry I have to rant. My mistake was letting my personal problems, one was my eating disorder (the rest I'd rather not mention) and because I was surrounded by unhappiness it...
    rcmh171822 rcmh171822 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    A few simple of experiences of why I have cried in school: Kindergarten: I called a boy in my class stupid, then later when I saw a police car park in front of the school I started...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    "What Faith Can Do" - Kutless 2011Everybody falls sometimesGotta find the strength to riseFrom the ashesAnd make a new beginningAnyone can feel the acheYou think it's more than...
    sunnycaramelo sunnycaramelo 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I think I have a chance with a woman I have been in love with since 1995 . Im ecstatic but she is down and broke and I don't want my money to **** this up . What can I do she is a...
    dam28 dam28 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    I am father to two young children and married to a woman who has been abusing pain medication for three years that I know of. For the last year or more I have turned a blind eye...
    XVIFlaviaFirma XVIFlaviaFirma 36-40, M 5 Responses Jan 18

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    I wanna know.ifmy instructor likes me m ore than a student: I have an instructor who treats me extra special. He stops his whole instruction when I stand up to ask if i am okay...
    MyDoctorLove MyDoctorLove 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Not being able to sleep is like when you accidentally step on your pets tail and it like yelps in pain and then runs away from you. Then you go and run after your pet trying to...
    BringMePierceTheSirensAtSix BringMePierceTheSirensAtSix 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Recently as I look at our species I see that it's getting worse. Now I say this because of how hate field the world us getting, people killing people with out a thought, anger...
    John2526 John2526 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    I've been having this crush on this man for 3 years now, we only meet very few times in a year, maybe few months a time. And when I do go to him, I feel so nervous that I basically...
    52hell 52hell 26-30, F a week ago

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    From 1990-2003 I lived in Fairbanks Alaska and Manly Hot Springs, AK I loved it, but then my work brought me back to the lower 48. If you ever have a chance to visit Alaska its...
    nylonbritches nylonbritches 51-55, M