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I Have a Second Chance At Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 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 feel like none of my friends really know me. I would never discuss what I've been and am currently going through because I feel as if they would never understand. In school it is...
    susann017 susann017 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    It's very sad to say that sometimes there's no second chance. If only I could turn back the time and do things differently. I think my life wont be as empty as now. I feel so...
    Asereht Asereht 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Every morning when I arise from my slumber I thank God getting. me safely through the nite and. waking me up . I am so thankful for my family esp my sister . They were and...
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    Sometimes I wish I could go back in time. I would do things differently. I would have tried harder with you. Sometimes you really only get one chance and if you don't take it well...
    Hitlersdoter Hitlersdoter 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I am not the type to judge others, to say mean things to others, never discourage others, push them away with my negativity. But growing up in my 19 years of life I learned that no...
    landeroseve landeroseve 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    It was my younger brothers, he jumped into our pool and sunk to the bottom, so I jumped in, fully clothed, and saved him. And he still treats me like crap. I guess it's just...
    Jovanite Jovanite 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    No friends means more Netflix. That's how I see it. I guess I have my dog but he doesn't keep much of a conversation going.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have spent time with people who don't have forgetful diseases or ailments and I have spent time with people who do have forgetful diseases and ailments. I know I tend to think...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    Hey, I'm new here, I don't even know if I can create this topic correctly, so please excuse me if I don't. So, I've made lots of mistakes, lots of bad decisions which all led me to...
    pjosh343 pjosh343 16-17, M 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    Where do I start…? I suppose the beginning is as good a place as any. I had my first boyfriend when I was 14, and I was certain he was the one. We were soul mates, and I was...
    Midnax149 Midnax149 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    My therapist is retiring, but she taught me anxiety is the cause of worry about what people think. She is older than me and has helped me release the important steps of getting...
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I hope it is. I miss you. i was really in love. Too bad it wasnt the same for you.
    Sadjak Sadjak 51-55, M a week ago

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    I have always had fantasticly vivid dreams. I remember a horrifying nightmare from when I was five, but tonight I had such a surreal and lasting feeling from a dream, that I feel...
    Toddstool Toddstool 31-35 1 Response Jun 26

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    I have always had fantasticly vivid dreams. I remember a horrifying nightmare from when I was five, but tonight I had such a surreal and lasting feeling from a dream, that I feel...
    Toddstool Toddstool 31-35 Jun 26

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    I don't know why but I'm always the last choice or completely ignored. Me: "Yeah you can come to my house when it's midnight. No problem. I'll make sure you're happy before I...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Nearly all the people I used to hang with are drug users and heavy drinkers. I stopped doing drugs and I drink very little so I don't spend time with them anymore as it's too...
    2000SmilingKnuckles 2000SmilingKnuckles 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    I am blessed and everyday I am thankful that I have such amazing family and friends in my life!
    ginaw35 ginaw35 46-50, F Jun 25

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    If you've read my depression story you already know this . But I was abused by my mom for 17 years . Verbal, mental and physical abuse for 17 years by my own mother. She would...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 68 Responses Jun 25

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    Been immigrants my family traveled to Sydney, Australia via small boats during the war. I had a very rough childhood growing up. My dad left my mum after I was born. A guy moved...
    zenzuu zenzuu 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    Everybody DOES deserve a second chance. The problem is, many people extend that second chance into ten, and wonder why they get hurt. People will often prove early on in a...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    it hurts so bad. i dont know what to do. it's been about 2 months now i think. ****. it's just complicated. basically, i've been played. it hurts. i can't stand it. it's so...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27 16-17, F Jun 22

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    If you all have the time to stop by my problem...... yes I hv bn in an abusive relationship. both physical and mental. it was traumatic. dreadful. I felt miserable. and it all...
    darkersideoflife darkersideoflife 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 22

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    worst of all is realising that the one you still love has walked away because they no longer love you enough to return the second chance you once gave them.
    Lana14 Lana14 26-30, F Jun 22

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    As a teen, I had ridiculously heavy menstrual cycles, so, at the suggestion of my doctor, I began taking birth control pills, and continued taking them until I was 25 and married...
    roswartz roswartz 31-35, F Jun 20

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    We all make unintentional mistakes and bad choices. So why should we judge on them!!?
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M Jun 20

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    My boss doesn't pay me money. My cowoker hates me. Even my pet hates me. My friend is psychotic retard. And the worst part is i live in a pineapple.
    RyuzakiLawIiet RyuzakiLawIiet 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 20

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    Right now anyway. I'm not complaining I just sort of wanted to vent. As some of you know I got ran over and my leg is broken in two places and my shoulder is cracked. My leg has...
    DeIuxedEdition DeIuxedEdition 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 19

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    I had the operation 2 months ago. The results are bittersweet, I had 45% hearing loss and now after the operation I only have 15% loss which is great, I can tell the difference and...
    mvanthi mvanthi 31-35, M Jun 19

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    Too discuss more fake profiles5
    plainjanepig124 plainjanepig124 51-55, F Jun 19

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    If he asked me for a second chance, i would give it to him in a heartbeat. He released me from my self imposed imprisonment - he healed me. And then he broke my heart a few times...
    laughingtiger laughingtiger 26-30, F Jun 19

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    My best friend died almost 3 years ago and ever since I've been having reoccurring dreams about her, very frequently. I always know that she has died in the dream so I'm happy that...
    missvause missvause 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    My life often feels and looks almost as if I am in a painting or a hyper illusion... (lol)
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F Jun 16

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    I'm not going to lie, I'm most definitely scared of the future. I'm scared I'll go into debt because of college and take years to pay it off. Also I'm scared that I'm going to be a...
    sourdoughbread sourdoughbread 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    I'm not scared of life I'm just scared I want live it to the fullest if I don't do everything right
    BigboyBee BigboyBee 16-17, M Jun 15

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    I lost my verginity and im 14 that's kinda of weird ? im half tunisian and half french and also i kinda made out Many times ive been living in the adult World. i lived in two...
    Rayantoumi Rayantoumi 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    I believe everyone gets a second chance.. Hell.. I got mine last night ^~^
    Mary3d Mary3d 18-21, T 4 Responses Jun 15

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    Last night, I had a terrifying dream. And it actually had a plot, like a horror movie. It was about my little sister named Angeline, which I don't have in real life, and she was in...
    0emma0 0emma0 13-15, F Jun 15

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    You know all those tragic stories you might hear or read if you look hard enough? The ones this country conceals so well? The stories of the statistical kids. The ones who have...
    lostgirlpalegreyeyes lostgirlpalegreyeyes 16-17, F 6 Responses Jun 14

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