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I Have Experienced Murphy's Law

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    I believe I'm not the only one. Whenever I use "always" then it will become "not alway" immediately after I have said it. So I learned to avoid saying it too often in my statement despite the fact that I know in mind I always do something. However, things are indeed always...
    Anivia Anivia 31-35, F Sep 15, 2013

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    O’Toole’s Corollary To Murphy’s Law

    O’Toole’s Corollary to Murphy’s Law “Murphy was an optimist.”                    
    CherrySissy CherrySissy 46-50, T Dec 10, 2010

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    All I Could Do Was Laugh.

    It started off with the kids fighting. I have three kids (13,8 and 5). The two younger ones have been fighting off and on all morning, the oldest thinks it's Saturday before her birthday that she is having a party without asking me if she could. She texts all her friends to come...
    koolkatjossie koolkatjossie 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2013

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    in a beautifyl sunny day

    that i enjoy,drivers and traffic make my go crazy.....grrrrrr
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 20, 2015

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    Or Maybe It Was the Law of Attraction

    I tripped out of bed this morning.  Broke the little glass dish with my blueberries.  My beautiful blueberries were all over the floor scattered with the shards of glass. I missed the mail slot on the mail box going through the drive through (how embarrasing) and...
    findinme findinme 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 20, 2008

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    I'm working the p/t job today

    for a co-worker. I also have my daughter this weekend. Told her that I was going to leave $20 for Dominoes in case I wasn't home at 4pm. She was like, "Why wouldn't you be home by 4?" "Oh, you know, Murphy's Law." She said, "What law is that?" "Anything can go wrong." Then I...
    RockingTheCarhartts RockingTheCarhartts 46-50, M Jul 18, 2015

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    Mr Gerard Bronagh Murphy If You Please

    Yes I know GBM pretty darn well. I've had him as a guest more often than I care to count. I've been blessed as of late for he hasn't being staying long but when Gerard Murphy makes his mind up to travel with me - his presence is undeniable. Fortunately his wife is kind enough to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 14, 2009

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    Also, The Law Of Unintended Consequences

    I just recently realized that I had devoted my life to my family; I took the family business, paid the house and bills, and took care of what the family owned. The realization came when I was in a difficult spot. All I really needed was friends and family, I wasn't begging for...
    hellimus hellimus 26-30, M Jun 16, 2012

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    I am so happy and grateful that I have a wonderful sense of calm with a smile so big it touches my ears while having tears of joy and a heart so full of love it feels like it's...
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    hey guys it's have a small youtube channel I create music called nightcore link here https://m.youtube.com/#/channel/UCQsSwR1FoQcJdwXHkQZkq9Q if you could check it out that would...
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    Hi, my name is Amber, I'm eighteen years old and I have a crush on my professor. It was a hopeless case from the start. Class only started two weeks ago and already I'm head over...
    AmberTheShyGirl AmberTheShyGirl 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I have lost it, but other people think I found it. I haven't. It's my sanity.
    MrPoolofsouls MrPoolofsouls 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So I gotta’ get this outta’ my system. I don’t know if there’s anyone I can really talk to or anyone who’ll really listen without spouting off some cheap catchphrase...
    FluttershyLabeouf FluttershyLabeouf 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This group is just created for 'Diamond2020' to prove a point. I really have no interest in becoming a lawyer (or a lawye) haha.
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This is a true story of what happened to Greg Zaffuto. I have just experienced much the same and do not want this to happen to you, so I am sharing the following. I apologize for...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 3 days ago

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    There's always negative energy when my in laws are around. We were trying to have a nice dinner and my mil complains about everything. Even when it comes to the passing of her...
    Darkshadows02 Darkshadows02 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Not Sure How To Choose An Attorney? Read These Tips! You do want a lawyer that can handle your case right? Most people think that good lawyers cost a fortune. This can be true...
    lawyerbd0 lawyerbd0 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I'm a freak. I'm an absolute freak. How would ANYONE else have been able to experience what I have experienced and not have other people even NOTICE. If a regular person went...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hi there. When I was younger I was weak, scared, and I let people pick on me. I used to think that I'd always be that way.. But I've changed. I am now very strong and I protect the...
    CandyHeart123 CandyHeart123 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've been having symptoms of HIV for a couple of weeks now. Including a rash that looks like the HIV rash... I'm High risk for HIV sadly... I have a doctor's appointment tomorrow...
    greeneyedmysterygirl greeneyedmysterygirl 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm going through my 2nd pregnancy and it's been difficult compared to my 1st one. It's worse with my mother in law there. She compares her pregnancy with my symptoms. Tells...
    Darkshadows02 Darkshadows02 31-35, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I don't have a Valentine's yet.But I will wait and see what happens. I don't have a girlfriend yet either , but I will wait for that special person to come in to my life when ever...
    Anthony2400 Anthony2400 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    It's hard to confront the truth. Sometimes it's too painful to confront. Your mind starts to make excuses to justify the matter. The cycle of denial begins. The problem never goes...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    Homeschooled my entire life I suck at Math Still don't have a driver's license (and haven't practice-driven since last summer) I missed out on pretty much everything cool in the 9...
    FluttershyLabeouf FluttershyLabeouf 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    My master studies showed me an aspect of the cosmos which I find rather boring. The universe is (likely) infinite, is governed by a number of laws and everything that occurs is the...
    trancexpress trancexpress 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    I did not realize my childhood was ****** up until.. I experienced loads of therapy. As an 8 year old child, I thought I liked cleaning, if you can believe it. "What 8 year old...
    katysailinghome katysailinghome 22-25, F Jan 30

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    they have been divorce for 18 years. enjoy them while they are together because one day they'll leave each other. you don't realize what you have till it's all gone. i barely even...
    VictoriaHall VictoriaHall 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    For as long as I can Rember today is pretty bad , my head feels like it's on a carousel going round and round that makes me feel nauseous at times. I've tried different medications...
    Snowflake107 Snowflake107 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Before I met my heartbreaker, I didn’t know what it means to hurt unconditionally. But I also didn’t know what it meant to truly love someone. I had been floating through life...
    mgnash mgnash 18-21, F Jan 29

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    I'm in love with this boy with the perfect smile in the beginning when we met he was so sweet and we hung out all the time Then the popular gorgeous girl started talking to him...
    CookieTracker7 CookieTracker7 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    does anyone feel like their (ex /current ) mother in law has destroyed the relationship with their partner? in his shoes I can't imagine being raised by the woman. her and I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 28

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    Okay so i have another problem some of you may be able to relate to unless you have Anxiety and Depression i am the worst friend i don't have many friend's because they always want...
    SophieSophLJ SophieSophLJ 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    I honestly think I have one. it's ridiculous. But I want to talk to someone else. Someone with it to see if I can relate
    kmj716 kmj716 18-21, F Jan 26

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    "Tell me this," my bff said, taking a sip of wine and chasing it down with a gulp of cappuccino, "what does happiness mean?" What does happiness mean?, I thought for a flash of...
    Solegne Solegne 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    He's such an amazing actor. Scarecrow in Nolan's Batman and Thomas Shelby in Peaky Blinders. Some of his best work.
    apresm0i apresm0i 26-30, F Jan 25

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    Some Japanese noodle shops have salty bowl(s). The owner knows temporary workers in the town have come from a ocean side province and knows they like the salty taste. Know the...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 25

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    I had an issue with burning urination amd discomfort in my areas. I googled and self diagnosed myself with a UTI (urinary tract infection). A situation I made light of because I...
    WasteYouthWithMe WasteYouthWithMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    I t is the heartbreak of a pet owner to admit that they rarely outlive us. For those who have lost man's best friend, may this bring some comfort:- I stood by your bed last...
    heqawaset heqawaset 70+, M Jan 24

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    Place your hand over your heart. You feel that? That is called purpose. You’re alive for a reason, so don’t ever give up.The person who completes suicide, dies once...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F Jan 23

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    Today, we saw this cute girl at Steak and shake(My friends and I).. So I made a weird joke about kicking a lawnmower to get it to start, then said "The waitress is really cute". So...
    Brothergoro Brothergoro 18-21 1 Response Jan 22

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    Anxiety includes caring too much about everything. Depression includes not caring much about anything. When you have both, it's hell. Add in ptsd, of course, and you have a really...
    Whobody Whobody 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 21

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