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I Have Made a Choice That Changed the Course of My Life

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    I Believe In The Cycle Of The Pheonix And Butterfly

    In the last days of my mom's life as she suffered through the pain I suffer along with her Though she never let on about her suffering I could see it and I felt it. I may not have felt the same pain as she had I felt every little twinge and ache. I felt her heat ache in that she...
    RJ43 RJ43 46-50, T May 10, 2013

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    A Few..

    I can look back and easily say Ah ha! That was the moment that changed everything.. If only hind site wasn't so 20 20.. There are many things I would go back and change.. Undo certain choices or actions.. Life changing decisions should be red flagged or something.. lol Or at...
    LilSixShooter LilSixShooter 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 15, 2011

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    Choice Versus Chance

    "I don't know if we each have a destiny, or if we're all just floating around accidental-like on a breeze, but I think maybe it's both. Maybe both is happening at the same time." ~ Forest Gump
    suej1212 suej1212 46-50, F Aug 19, 2013

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    Resolved Post Divorce Issues

    Hello, After 4 years of agony, and protecting my precious girls who got experienced all of post divorce problem with their single mother, I finally got over and accomplished a healthy parental relationship with my ex hasband.  It was a long story, but he finally got sense...
    Mayfly51 Mayfly51 46-50 1 Response Jul 15, 2009

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    My Mentor Has Changed My Life!

    My mentor Earl I havehis forever impacted my life yesterday I broke down and finally told Earl what was borthering me so much but he said sometimes Satata throws lies at us and tells us where no good or jsut tries to seek and destroy our self esteem.
    Cowboy4God Cowboy4God 36-40, M Mar 28, 2010

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    Can one ever expect to make a important choice without tearing ones self apart (on some level) in the process? For, every direction followed is the loss of a great opportunity. For, to take is to lose some part of yourself. For, nothing can be had without sacrifice. Usually this...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 25, 2008

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    Phoenix

    After living in my hometown for 30+ years, I decided I'd had enough.  Despite living in my own apartment, my father still had a huge amount of control over me.  The distance didn't matter; he and my mother were still abusing me.So I left.I gathered the bare necessities, got on...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2012

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    Not Just One...

    Life is made up of experiences, of challenges, of choices and of paths to take - and whilst i know that there are many more choices, opportunities and paths to choose from to come, it sometimes is necessary to sit down and look back over my shoulder and appreciate the road I have...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2011

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    I don't understand people with no regrets. I have many. I am 40 and my life is not anything like I would want it to be. I am way to passive and let life happen to me. I feel...
    zooomzoom zooomzoom 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    Crazy how one person changed my life. I didn't want to live for myself anymore, didn't care about my health, drank a lot to dull the pain i was feeling inside. drank while i was on...
    josh221992 josh221992 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 14

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    My girlfriend who I met four months ago. Before meeting her I was pretty lonely, I have friends but was never in a relationship. She has changed my life in good way.
    karinawheels karinawheels 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have a playlist for my life that edits itself as I live my life. Demi Lovato "Neon Lights" MKTO "Classic" Calvin Harris " I Need Your Love" Macklemore&Ryan Lewis "Can't Hold...
    J3didiah J3didiah 26-30, M Nov 15

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    "So.... Ya wanna fu**?" She asked me as if she was asking me which movie I wanted to watch. ...when all intimacy is gone... When trust has evaporated entirely and when the only...
    cyclone80 cyclone80 31-35, M 5 Responses Nov 11

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    I'm very lost right now. & I've been feeling so alone and depressed for the past month or so. I met this guy last year & we instantly hit it off. We became best friends and he...
    saralondono saralondono 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    I wish I could turn back the hands of time. There are so many things I would do different. That living for today and not worry about tomorrow. Well tomorrow does come and a regret...
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Having found no group on here about collecting them I suppose it's not surprising I didn't find anyone in this one either.I made a couple on a short glass blowing course my wife...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 13

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    If I could go back and do my wrongs right. I don't think I would. Because I have this big beliefs that everything happens for a reason. And one thing in the past is changed it...
    ShadowedLover ShadowedLover 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I decided that I would be proactive and do work these few days. It has been productive, those hours- those hours I sat in front of the screen to finish a few documents for...
    novembermountain novembermountain 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 14

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    I've met a-holes on Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, and several times here. The worst would probably be Feferi, not to be confused with Fefari, who was a sadistic little c-word whose...
    ShyShogan ShyShogan 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    Just wanted somewhere to write this I guess. I got in a pretty serious relationship when I just turned 17 and it was great for the most part, we could spend whole days together...
    dch29 dch29 22-25, M Oct 28

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    My life begins to change to better slowly. My feeling is very overwhelming now with love, joy and happiness. Little control of my life will change it to better also. That's...
    peterrizk peterrizk 22-25, M Oct 26

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    So You Made a Mistake: Every morning is the dawn of a new error, my friend ribbed me, when I confessed to a goofup that day. This line was apparently written on a church notice...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    I've read different experiences that make me appreciate life a hell of a lot more than I used to. I've met so many wonderful people and formed friendships and bonds, met people...
    Mannz Mannz 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 26

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    In my freshman year of college I met this guy and liked him instantly because he gave me the attention I never got in high school. I thought I loved him - and I convinced myself of...
    spiffyoctopus spiffyoctopus 18-21, F Oct 28

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    My mom definitly is the biggest influence in my life.If she didnt exist I wouldnt be who I am now.Thanks mom <3 I love you
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    She taught me to live life. Before her, I dated girls in secret. Only those closest knew who I was. For her, I came out in all of my fluidity to my conservative Christian family...
    annickjean2 annickjean2 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've made ALOT of mistakes. So many mistakes that I can't even except myself anymore. Yea I know, everyone makes mistakes but not as bad as the ones I've made. 1 mistake, your...
    Brokenheart06 Brokenheart06 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    A wise man once said. A life without regret is no life at all. I know I have an ever growing list of things I wish I'd done or said. Thinking about it, the list of things I've done...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 29

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    I want to know why it is that girls have so many more types of clothes to wear. I don't mean bras either I understand why they wear bras but they have leggings skirts, dresses...
    LexyCD LexyCD 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Glancing back at the reminiscence of my disaster My whole life creeps up on me,I wreath in pain Years and months past in Vain My heart burns My Guilt drenched in shame. How...
    Anonymousjason Anonymousjason 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    64. and getting married. Ok, not too big of a deal. But, am doing so by moving to Puebla, Mexico and with total immersion to new life, language and culture. Lived 10 months in...
    LeHommeRob LeHommeRob 61-65, M 3 days ago

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    It'd be a lie from hell if I said "I have never made a mistake"
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Her life story is even sadder than mine. Her parents were Satanists and it's just awful. We really connected. She came to visit me in hospital.
    EllaRas EllaRas 16-17, F Oct 23

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    My past is full of mistakes, but because of those mistakes and poor decisions and experiences, I am stronger than I've ever been. I wouldn't be where I am today if I hadn't gone...
    tenderheart92 tenderheart92 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 26

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    Amarinesgirl0401 Cheers raise a glass to one of the coolest smartest people I have ever met. Going through hard times with her man defending freedom and she still is doing great...
    15tango15 15tango15 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Hahaha, I am on the verge of making my 10,000th mistake! ...and I just realized making mistakes can be so beautiful. Have anyone of you made some really really stupid mistakes?? P...
    lovablenikki lovablenikki 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    I made a promise that I regret sooo much , I miss her so bad, be careful what promises you make .
    RAJA2891 RAJA2891 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I made a promise to my best friend not to lie to her anymore nut I do it all the time
    Wislinefrancois Wislinefrancois 16-17, F a week ago

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    Don't regret something thay once made you smile.
    LoveHadassah LoveHadassah 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    About 30 years ago I was a department manager in an art department of a print shop. It was a busy time I had people working for me and we were working 15 hour days. I was sick and...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 4 Responses Oct 26

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    so, I've done something I can't take back. I told my best friend I loved him. That I thought he was wonderful,charismatic, handsome, determined,and basically ******* amazing. That...
    littlebabybird littlebabybird 22-25, F Nov 1

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    I forget things sometimes. I have to repeat it. If you tell me your favorite color, I'm going to forget. You have to tell me 2 or 3 times. Also when people tell me to do something...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F a week ago

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    One thing I really regret is pushing people away. I've realized I missed out on great opportunities and I may never be able to have another chance. My insecurities and my past...
    nostalgickittens nostalgickittens 16-17 2 days ago

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    I have, and I still do... God I'm worthless..
    Drifter15 Drifter15 16-17, M 6 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I was a pudgy kid. I was a fat teen and now a fat adult. I'm sick of people and doctors telling me to lose weight. I'd rather be healthy than thinner. Am I the only one who kinda...
    mrsklemzak mrsklemzak 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    Not that I don't have a few very good friends and family. I mean that I have always been different than everyone else around me in my way of thinking and my visions, and that I...
    Aversum Aversum 22-25 Nov 9

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