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I Have Experienced Murphy's Law

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 110 People

    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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    in a beautifyl sunny day

    that i enjoy,drivers and traffic make my go crazy.....grrrrrr
    fromeden fromeden 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 20

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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

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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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    Always

    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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    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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    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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    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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    My daughter in law is a wonderful funny sweet lady. We have a lot in common and text back and forth all the time. She tells me she will look after me when I an old. She has become...
    ljbighug ljbighug 61-65, M 38 mins ago

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    It was 4 years back when i wanted to conquer the world. I started drawing as a kid and at 12 discovered my artistic abilities when i would create something and be appreciated for...
    Bllahblah Bllahblah 22-25, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I called my sister in law that night...so desperate not to get my family involved...but what else could I do...I couldn't even get to the door...she crawled in threw the window...I...
    sisigns sisigns 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I started experiencing my symptoms with Psychosis at around 17. I could never sleep as a child and grew up in a abusive home. Mainly it's paranoia that gets me in trouble. I do...
    blessedwoman745 blessedwoman745 22-25, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I'm currently 18 years old. I'm hoping i'm on the road to recovery for my psychosis. I believe i've had it for roughly a year, along with depression for 6. For the first time, in...
    TurnerBoy94 TurnerBoy94 18-21, M 18 hrs ago

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    Idk if I should bother writing this.. as it's to people who might rather not hear about it... I once wanted to apologize to some of the nice people I had blocked on here (I'm...
    PastelLime PastelLime 31-35 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have CDO, It's like OCD... but the letters are in Alphabetical Order As they should be!!!
    Ferric67 Ferric67 36-40, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love how this whole Cecil the lion thing. I get it. It's sad, and the guys an *** for doing what he did in the way he did it but as I have heard it's not really a first for him...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have often felt that law does not necessarily equate with morality. There is no more evident example of this than in Walter Palmer's 'defence' on why he killed Cecil."I thought...
    Tinboxdoll Tinboxdoll 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am a 19 year old male living in the UK with Bladder Exstrophy. I am currently attending university and have decided it's time to get in touch with other people who are in the...
    Mason3838 Mason3838 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    My conviction was two years ago and I'm still struggling. I had a really nasty pill habit, started getting reckless with money, over-drafted account, well I didn't know they...
    BlueMondae BlueMondae 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The scary part about telling someone you have herpes is when they say oh yeah I know a lot of people who have it. It's scary that so many people have it and no one talks about it.
    heartbroken1053 heartbroken1053 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Part 2 at the Airport in Ireland (Dublin to be exact). While I was in the airport, I ended up living there for a number of days and not really sleeping much at all. I would sit in...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    OK, time for the story of my second episode. In 2003, roughly a year after I had had my first episode of psychosis, the second was triggered by being involved with someone over...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't really get it. My friends and I have fun without it, but ever since I started dating my boyfriend last year, it's like he can't go out with his friends without getting...
    WeArePilots WeArePilots 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have just finished my bachelors and will be starting my masters this fall. A lot of the people I started of with have jobs in banks, law firms or in political offices. Most of...
    ThoughtfulSoul ThoughtfulSoul 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    To anyone who thinks that emetophobia is funny... Just remember.... I've met someone who has had cancer and emetophobia in her life. She said that the cancer was more tolerable...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    am I the only one who feel very confident after read book JOSEPH MURPHY THE POWER OF YOUR SUBCONSCIOUS MIND?
    centreofattraction23 centreofattraction23 22-25, M a week ago

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    I would rather where high heels ALL THE TIME than men's shoes. It just feels better to me om a shoeholic. I have way more heels than guy shoes and most of the women o know funny...
    whitwhit86 whitwhit86 26-30, M 4 Responses Jul 24

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    Depends on how you define adult. Sometimes I feel as if my 14 year old daughter is more adult than my 20 year old daughter. She was paying the utilities, so I pretty much stayed...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 23

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    I finally went for my permit a few weeks ago.. and the entire test was just about drinking and driving and penalties, all of things I really, really do not want to study because I...
    Ihaveanaccount Ihaveanaccount 22-25 Jul 23

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    Last night I finally got to have a girl's night with a good friend of mine and my wife's. We didn't do too much, mostly watched some anime, did make up, took some pics, and chatted...
    CDX21 CDX21 22-25, T 4 Responses Jul 23

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    I'm not sure how to go on about this but I think I may have ended someone's life when I was 16. It's always been in the back of my mind that ever since we got too rough in our...
    Cudd1efish Cudd1efish 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I just found out today that the guy I was dating for a couple of weeks is a sexual predator and is posted on the Megan's Law website. FUUUUUN
    jahna1961 jahna1961 51-55, F 7 Responses Jul 22

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    So last night when we got back to town we went to my parent's house, when I walked into the house I seen my oldest daughter she was standing in the corner with a spanked bottom, I...
    jennylovesroses jennylovesroses 22-25, F 9 Responses Jul 22

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    Compared to many in this world, my life probably seems like a smooth sail over peaceful waters. There have been a lot of rough spots though (I actually had a lawyer write me an...
    Writer1967 Writer1967 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I have epilepsy and I have had several epileptic seizures in the past. Occasionally I will have a seizure at school and sometimes it kind of freaks the other kids out when I have...
    laurenholliday laurenholliday 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    U & Me forever this way www.nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F Jul 21

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    Would it be emotionally harmful to ask my dead ex's (who was also a good friend post break up) girlfriend how he died 11 years ago? I found out 2 days ago. We would lose touch in...
    SoCaliWoman SoCaliWoman 46-50 1 Response Jul 20

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    So long! So much is new So much has become old I have a new little joy rocking in a tiny swing next to me. His journey to the world was not without it's trouble, but here he is...
    LookAwayLookAway LookAwayLookAway 31-35, F Jul 19

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    it was a period in my life that I'm so glad is over and has made me such a strong person. at the time, i couldn't see a way out and you don't think there is one. i was so consumed...
    mxtxc mxtxc 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I am seriously questioning why I'm on here the last few days. I have noticed a lot of things in the last few days. I mean I like to be nice. I like to have fun. it's extremely sad...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Jul 18

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    So I really want a baby. I'm not on any contraception and I have intercourse with my boyfriend regularly. It's just not happening for me? It's getting me really down and making me...
    Manthaxx Manthaxx 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 18

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    It's not that I have no friends at all I have one, she's my best friend and I love her like a sister, but she's the only friend I've been able to hold on to, I'm not saying that I...
    Josimms23 Josimms23 18-21, F Jul 17

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