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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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    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 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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    That one sided love..... You still like them knowing that you have no chance with them whatsoever.
    steann steann 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't have a fun life at all. All day long I just stay at home and do stuff that does not interest me. I'd like to travel, meet new people, get drunk and do crazy stuff but being...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 18

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    I think it's like he feels at home/ inside his head, when he's alone/ selfishly alone at last/ his mind, it just seems way to vast/ untold future, an unknown past/ derailed the...
    WaterfallDrops WaterfallDrops 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    Even after you die, hated your life and deserve to be something you have worked hard for
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Aug 20

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    This is true. Im not talking about your typical hollywood action movie scene where i dramatically took a bullet for somebody or pushed them out the way of a moving truck at the...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    People have said to me I'm only young how can my life be boring...here's the answer my life can be boring by your friends living in the town 10 miles away with mk transport into...
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    I have been in an online relationship for 3 years with this guy who lives in New York (I live in Egypt btw) We used to see each other on a virtual game called YoWorld. We were so...
    malakhkhalil malakhkhalil 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I must be a boring person really or led a sheltered life! I didn't think l was, but I've noticed some folks on here have literally hundreds of experiences, some have thousands and...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Born and raised in the wrong country and fly around the world. Having autism and mild insanity Dreams for the future changing randomly I have the mist confusing uncomfortable...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jul 30

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    On a friday night, in bed watching big brother. I wish my life was more social.
    cantpick cantpick 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I saved this old lady who was having a seizure in the pool, cause who knows where the lazy *** lifeguard was. And then my nephew who jumped in the pool without arm floaties -_...
    ciciyoshi ciciyoshi 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    My schools science block was burning down due to someone leaving the gas taps on, I could hear someone screaming. It was like I didn't care about my life at that moment as I...
    connotjp99 connotjp99 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 3

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    I used to have this friend who couldn't swim and for a week in gym class, we were swimming. She had permission to stay in the shallow end, but the other girls laughed at her so she...
    Ellyhi Ellyhi 13-15, F Jul 30

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    My family and I were walking in the streets of New York when we stopped and waited to go across the cross walk. The light changed from stop to go and my mom started walking across...
    kaylaes52 kaylaes52 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    I guess this would count considering how bad it could have bin, today was a normal day at work done my shift and was gonna go home but I thought I'd say a bit to help out and it...
    lloydac lloydac 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I've saved everyone but myself, so now I'm drowning and I don't know what to do
    BringMeThatHorizon BringMeThatHorizon 18-21, F Jul 30

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    Last year I donated bone marrow to my younger sister who has Lymphoma
    EmmaCollins EmmaCollins 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I was born and raised in a neglected and isolated place where we used golf carts instead of cars and school hallways were outside and it was hot and humid outside. I lived in a...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jul 31

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    Thank u to the ppl who helped cheer me up after my hamsters death I appreciate all of u
    Gian1865 Gian1865 13-15, M Aug 8

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    He must've been 8 years old. I saved him from being carried away by the river we were swimming in during my visit to Jamaica.
    guideme2truth guideme2truth 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I found my dad on the ground with his leg stuck in the tractor pedal. He was on the ground for 17 hours before I found him.
    wrancy wrancy 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    My heart is bleeding tonight what the hell was i thinking too goof to be true its all my fault i do this to myself nobody is to be blamed !
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Or had it wasted. Studied why people do what they do. Got sad. Suwocydal Depressed. Vengeful. Disabled.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 18

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    Me and this kid kept jumping of this diving board and after this 3 year old boy had jumped he when down and his floaty's when up so i tried calling my dad but he told me to be...
    QUA5AR QUA5AR 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This is my last Friday. I'm nervous. I think I might push my suicide date to the 4th, to give myself a little more time to work out details, like when and if the parents will be...
    thelastwordsofTeague thelastwordsofTeague 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    as we grow up, we learn that even the one person that wasn't supposed to ever let us down, probably will. you'll have your heart broken and you'll break others' hearts. you'll...
    alifia alifia 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Life is short. I guess I never fully understand that phrase until today. A close officemate of mine passed away yesterday. She went to this beach to engage in a scuba diving...
    sayangeiram sayangeiram 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I just had my second child, he was born last week. This pregnancy was specially hard on me, I was in and out of the hospital. I was sick constantly yet, I tried my best to keep my...
    Thinkpink87 Thinkpink87 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Dear ----, I am writing to express my confused feelings about our relationship. I know we have gone through a lot in the past two years and we have both felt like there was no...
    ILoveYouVeryMuch ILoveYouVeryMuch 18-21, F Aug 18

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    After 12 years I have reconciled with my first real love, and the father of my oldest child. We both have remarried and had children with other people. We went through a horrible...
    907dreamer 907dreamer 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    I started a new school in tenth grade and for the first time in my life I found it so hard to find meaningful company at all, I wasn't overweight but another new girl used to call...
    zoehammo zoehammo 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Do you ever wish you had a second chance to meet someone again for the first time?
    Chasemanning Chasemanning 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 5

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    do you ever wish you had a second chance to meet someone again for the first time?
    bvnnxx bvnnxx 13-15, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    You got my trust. WOW. then you blow it. No second chances. Fool me once shame on you. Fool me twice shame on me.
    foreverandalwaysgoodbye foreverandalwaysgoodbye 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    "met" may be too strong a word. I have talked to Nixon, Clinton, G.W. Bush, and just missed out on Carter but hope I get a second chance.
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So around the middle of June I met a girl at the gym I go to. We clicked instantly to the point that we sat in the gym and just talked for hours. As the weeks gone by we have been...
    saix217 saix217 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I spoke to him today just to say "Hi" as a friend. He told me he was happily in love. Those words felt like a bullet in my heart, as if my heart had been stabbed to death...
    NiteOwlet NiteOwlet 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    BOTH. I have Second Life and IMVU. I prefer a virtual world (SL) to a virtual chat (IMVU). If you're my friend or want to be, and you're on either, message me.
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Aug 9

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    I thought I was pregnant for about three weeks....and part of me still thinks it. While I was having the care I really was terrified and paranoid. I had to do a lot of hard...
    babybop12 babybop12 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    I have discovered that this is my biggest flaw and challenge in life. Low self-esteem truly affects me and causes me both physical and mental distress that is unbearable much of...
    misscoffee misscoffee 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I was born on guam and was there for a good chunk of my childhood. I miss the ocean and the sunsets very much.. I had my own beach id sneak off too when ever i got the chance.. I...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    For a while now I've had a death wish. Actually for a couple of years now. Number 1 thing I feel I have had a death wish for is swimming with sharks. I love to swim with sharks. I...
    Devilscar Devilscar 18-21, M Aug 11

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    I really just want to know what is like to experience different things sexually. I cant help but wanting to know what certain things feel like I have a variety of things I want to...
    ador802 ador802 18-21, M Aug 17

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    All this is A part of the charter fees that you simply pay out when signing the deal and you will discover immediately that this kind of gulets is very hassle-free and economical...
    Andrew0369nbp8 Andrew0369nbp8 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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