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I Have a Second Chance At Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 People

    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 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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    Last year was one of the worst years I've ever had. I started to give up on life as well as my life goals. I started to give up on myself. I kept telling myself I can't do this...
    TheQuietOne92 TheQuietOne92 18-21, F Mar 22

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    I believe in second chances because God gives us a second chance everyday to be better people. Why can't we do that unto others like God has done for us?!??? Thanx, Blessings
    Cdumay Cdumay 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    From now on, I won't even consider giving anyone a second chance. If you do get one, you are one lucky bastard.
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17, F Apr 3

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    My ex was very abusive, we were together for a year but with the circumstances of just suffering a heart attack at 17yrs old, he says thats why he was abusive. Hes not the same guy...
    CarterandEmily CarterandEmily 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm Angel Myers I'm mike Myers baby sis but my big bro mike died when I was a teenage girl so I ran away from home and first met Johnny blaze than the devil who lied to me and...
    Angelmyers11 Angelmyers11 18-21, M Mar 25

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    I should say some. Well no even though I don't always get along with my mom yea I still am very thankful to have her in my life. Because I don't know where I'd be without her. But...
    Stormymusic599 Stormymusic599 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    My dad was exposed to it in Vietnam. My parents were told by a doctor I was slightly affected. Result? Brittle, easily broken teeth. Was told that by the time I was 35, I would...
    daddyj2008 daddyj2008 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Recently I talked to a suicidal girl who needed help. She told me all that was wrong with her life and I told her all that was wrong with mine. She had plans, she knew what she...
    girl3255 girl3255 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I had a friend once. Her name was Denise. She was so beautiful. She got kicked out of our school last year because of an issue. She transfered to a good school, and she was happy...
    defi4nce defi4nce 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Life is a little terrible and a whole lot wonderful. If there wasn't some terrible in our lives sometimes, we wouldn't truly understand the concept of wonderful. If life felt...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    For some reason recently I started feeling like I haven't really done many exciting things in life. But since I started writing about my experiences here on EP and some comments I...
    G1One G1One 31-35, M Mar 27

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    Fantasy... Average looking man, a little younger than me. He greets me with a big smile and asks me how my shift is going, "Fairly busy, but it's Thursday!" I beam with a grin...
    OperationHotness OperationHotness 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I'm now 31. At age 8 my dad left our family and will never speak to me again. At 14 I started smoking weed and moved out of home to live with a guy that physically and emotionally...
    scookies scookies 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    I feel so bad as I am a Doctor and not able to practice medicine because I moved to US and now I have to search for another job that I don't have any expertise on. Beside losing...
    kokogogo kokogogo 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Every year my church does a 30 hour famine. I have done 5 30HFs in my life and I look forward to more. I save lives from hunger and that's a big deal. Every 7 ppl die from hunger...
    XFallinAngelX XFallinAngelX 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I've read somewhere that in order to get Info about your past life you are supposed to relax, almost putting yourself in a hypnotic like stage and imagine going down a hallway and...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    But I have ruined countless others.
    weskeralbert weskeralbert 22-25, M Mar 25

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    My current struggle is between my boyfriend and my ex boyfriend. And the worst part is that it's not even any of the normal drama. My ex is probably one of my closest friends...
    mcc1109 mcc1109 18-21, F Apr 1

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    By a linear timeline, it has been four years and eight months since I was first beamed aboard a Gaefawterhnsian sphere. Since then I have met thousands of alien races, participated...
    MelancolyMo MelancolyMo 18-21, M a week ago

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    I'm still young, I know, but I want to experience things, and at the place live now and such, I don't have that. I wish I could tell the full story, but I'm not gonna do it here...
    Jordioa18 Jordioa18 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    I was in 6th grade at the time and me and this other girl were in lunch detention. As we sat there I saw she was covering her wrist with tape so I asked her not know what it...
    XFallinAngelX XFallinAngelX 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I am lost people hate me I see ghosts , hear voices and people try to harm me and hurt me physically and with words.
    Lonelyvamp2 Lonelyvamp2 13-15, F Mar 20

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    Well i don't know about that. But i saved two little boys who were tangled in a large wild shrub (like 2X3m) of thorns. They were stuck for 2 hoers and i heard them. I went there...
    LunaOanaAris LunaOanaAris 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    We may love the wrong person,Cry for the wrong person but one things for sure,mistakes help us find the right person.
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Mar 23

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    My friends is a hemophiliac (they'll die if they get a tiny cut) and last day of school is...FEILD DAY!!! Wahoo and so last hour or so and were in da gym and he's my ex boyfriend...
    Wisdombird Wisdombird 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I always thought I wanted to go to university in America, make my mom proud of me in heaven, go back with a degree and be dignified. But before all that stuff happens, all I wanted...
    Shamandora Shamandora 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    My husband has been drinking every single day for the last 17 years. I can count on one hand the number of days he has gone without drinking in the last 10 years. Two months ago I...
    MrsElizabeth MrsElizabeth 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Just this weekend my life fell a part. Before I left to work I kissed my husband good bye, did not know it was the last one. He said was going to an event for "work". He was all...
    hazel4 hazel4 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    I saw a movie earlier that touches heart strings big time. In it, a junior high boy was witnessed with blue prints of his school and a hit list of various classmates and people he...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    As many of you already know, I have lost both my mother and my best friend to cancer. The thing about cancer, specially in the final stages, is that you know the end is coming, and...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 20 Responses Mar 28

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    I had everything. A great job.A wonderful partner. A beautiful daughter. A wonderful house that i built with my own two hands. . I swapped it all for a needle. Fast forward 7...
    kegmule kegmule 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    See, I want one, then I don't because I'm too selfish. Like, I need an ETA on how long I'm going to have to watch a baby. Or anything for that matter. I'm fairly impatient and...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    Now in college, I've tried talking to a couple of girls so far. I don't think the majority of them even seemed interested in me, but the last one did. She was awesome. But this...
    MovingOnWithTaintedHands MovingOnWithTaintedHands 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I have the chance to start over. For the most part. I'd be someplace I don't really know around people I don't really know, but do know. My life is kind of a mess, because I don't...
    AJlucky AJlucky 22-25, M Mar 24

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    He hurt me once n that's all I need for my heart to be shattered. But the brain as stubborn as ever gave him a second chance. And the heart was hurt again. Brain : This has to...
    lurveruinsit lurveruinsit 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I don't understand why it's so hard for women to leave an abusive relationship. Sometimes I wish I could pull them away. I was in an abusive relationship for a short time. Verbal...
    Deseraye1 Deseraye1 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    I have a crush on my ex we dated last year then I moved schools and then I moved back then we started talking but then I found out she had a bf they were dating for a while so it...
    LoveToSpare LoveToSpare 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i dont want to be stupid and have a baby now... i know how hard i prayed to not be pregnant after my first time having sex a year ago i only prayed i wasnt because i new id be...
    XblueXroseX XblueXroseX 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    For a little over a year I have been trying to explain the reasons and motivations behind the way I have lived my life since I married my husband. I have never been able to explain...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    So terribly broken that I love the idea of love, but I won't ever be able to love again. I will never be granted the chance . And I have no chance with my childhood love that I can...
    lolaMyheqrt lolaMyheqrt 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Everyone has ups and downs in life. But not everyone shares this. Of course sometimes I hate life, but we have been put on the earth for a reason! You might not actually think so...
    benzo12 benzo12 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I think life is too short to worry about all of the things that scare you. I think you should be spontaneous and adventurous so that when you look back on your past twenty years...
    maleyhiller maleyhiller 16-17, F Mar 26

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    I first met Brad when I was 11 & he was 13. His family came to vacation during 4th of July at the beach where I lived. After several summers & hundreds of letters (way before the...
    mermaid27 mermaid27 36-40 Apr 3

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    what I’m here to talk about is that I think I have a crush on someone, but this isn't your typical love story, it's just a sad thought of an insomiac trying to get rid of some...
    weirdo333 weirdo333 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    when I was 14 my mother was raped and almost murdered this triggered an episode and at 16 I did Lsd Pot shrooms and had a second psychosis since that moment I decided that drugs...
    Soroe Soroe 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I want to mend it but I know I'll never have a chance to. You only realize what you have when it's gone.
    xcandyx xcandyx 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I am a mystery shopper full time and always am stuck in traffic jams. I make great money honestly (at least 3000-4000 dollars every month) but my husband spends it all on building...
    lisamarie77 lisamarie77 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Usually on people I have no chance with.
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 23

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