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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    In the past year (2013-2014),

    I: * Adopted a totally vegan diet * Taught myself to cook well * Became a cyclist * Gave up Coffee * Gave up Alcohol * Made a conscious effort to be a better and more active person In the process I dropped like 30lbs, my health is better, I get sick less often, have more...
    GoCycling GoCycling 36-40, M 5 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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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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    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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    Throughout my life I have made bad choices. Whether it be an embarrassing choice or one that ruins my relationship with someone, i always think about those choices and how my life...
    dt515 dt515 13-15, M Mar 5

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    I have been talking to someone on here for a little while now and although it's not been long it feels like I have always known him. It is so nice to talk to someone that...
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    I have oppressive family ruling my life. My mother is an ex-psych nurse so she sees the entire world through DSM tinted glasses. Which means I'm prime bait for a diagnosis. All I...
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    Iam 16 years old and I have been going out with my girlfriend for 10 months and I completely fell in love with her she means everything to me and I know I mean the world to her too...
    Qewwz Qewwz 22-25, M Mar 16

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    So, I've made a lot of mistakes. Some costed me dearly, but, I think, the thing that costed me the most, wasn't a mistake, it was a tough choice. But It had to be done though, I...
    Drifter15 Drifter15 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 13

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    •Different people will consider the beginning of life to be at different times. •Different people will take outside factors into more or less consideration depending on their...
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F Mar 11

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    i lost my love...the girl i hv loved for 5 years...she was all my life i was doing everything to her...always trying to make her happy...we were getting over any problem with each...
    nudistarch nudistarch 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    Well partially their choice, my son still wets his bed so at 11 he gets put into diapers for bed, he hates it but it's for his own good.
    melissamom melissamom 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    After six's year of relationship he left me by giving such a silly reason. Is it so easy? how people could be so heartless? I really wanna come out of this situation. I have...
    AAFSHA AAFSHA 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    my ex boyfriend was in prison for 4 years and came home to me. he have bipolar disorder and he's schizophrenia and wasn't taking his meds and it was slot to deal with... instead of...
    Sharnice2017 Sharnice2017 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    me and my girlfriend love each other. i mean love. we have been in a relationship for almost 5 years. and we plan to move in together after college into our own home. (we already...
    ValiToytiki ValiToytiki 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    It seems the mistakes i made i always seem to reflect, trying to let go, but it is soo hard
    Tyfly Tyfly 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    I think that children should have some degree of say in their upbringing (as in attachment parenting). I was potty-trained way too early and as a result have various problems (such...
    spankediapered spankediapered 31-35, M Mar 11

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    For all the things I have done and what the results of the actions have done to me now Are bad that's what makes me who I am now
    nsn2012 nsn2012 18-21, M Mar 9

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    The beautiful dream I've ever had. My ex came back in my life,we got married and we have a beautiful daughter .We were on a long drive. Then my GF called me up and the dream...
    JayNzy JayNzy 18-21, M Mar 18

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    The word "depression" has all but replaced "unhappy" in our internal vocabularies nowadays. We feel sad but we call ourselves depressed. Having unconsciously made this linguistic...
    eric74 eric74 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    A lot of them. Too many to count. I've lied to the people I care about. I've ruined any chance of having a normal life. I've alienated my friends. I have ruined two families. I've...
    bunnyXbunny bunnyXbunny 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've never made a REAL friend before in years IRL. I've always had my cousins and nate and Chris with me growing up so I've never needed any other friends. So, now that we've all...
    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    To give help, support, and guidance to others in reaching their dreams and navigating life.
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    What Children Do............. ** For those who already have children past this age, this is hilarious. ** For those who have children this age, this is not funny. ** For those who...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Mar 3

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    A woman who walks in purpose doesn't have to chase people or opportunities. Her light causes people and opportunities to pursue her.
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 41-45, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    When i was in grade school there was one book that i would read over and over again. I knew it backwards and forwards, page by page. I even wore out the binding from opening it up...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F Feb 27

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    Going through a break up after being together for 9 years. I'm devastated but need to find the strength to move forward. He's like an addiction to me. He won't leave me alone. How...
    Shill718 Shill718 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I never thought I'd look back on that breakup with such relief and gratitude. We were together for a little under 2 years and I thought I loved her. I thought that when it was over...
    VintageDream VintageDream 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    I had a crush and a girl ran up to me and kissed me in school and I was next to my crush
    memoguyo1000 memoguyo1000 13-15, M Feb 28

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    Note to self: When typing "Google Docs" into your browser on a computer at school, it is pertinent to check spelling before hitting search. Because apparently "Google Dics" is not...
    thefuturedoctor3 thefuturedoctor3 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    Old causes that to be proof.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    I'm not really sure what to do next.. should I try and fix the past? Or should I move on, and try to forget? I don't know what I'm doing, and I don't know what I should be doing...
    justalittlewallflower justalittlewallflower 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    canuckrider canuckrider 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    a mistake in letting him back in. Now, how do I get rid of him???
    minuet1965 minuet1965 46-50, F Mar 3

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    A lot of good looking girls on here post absolute crap and get a lot of attention. What is wrong with this world!
    RoknRola RoknRola 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    "When the shroud has fallen, you see the true extent of the person within"
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    I've done this once. When I was younger. In the Dominican. It was fun but I was afraid of getting caught. Still cool to say I did though!
    Katile Katile 36-40, F Mar 19

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