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

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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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    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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    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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    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 Nov 3, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I been through a rare break up with one ofthat was not my choice our hers a forced break up,there are very few ppl here who understand my pain n under hat it's not so easy moving...
    skykidx1 skykidx1 22-25, M 1 Response May 2

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    Today, I have this friend. 3 years ago, he came into my school. We bullied him a bit, but later on, I felt guilty. He used to be a nobody like me, but today, I was dreaming that I...
    WolfsterTheWere WolfsterTheWere 13-15, M Apr 27

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    its definitely nothing near easy half as often as itd be nice to be but yes! choice! always a choice possible that all options completely suck, or arent immediate enough, possible...
    mocksea mocksea 22-25, F Apr 27

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    Looking For Alaska, by John Green changed my life a lot. I plan to get one of the quotes tattooed in about 8 months.
    ThatOneNerdGirl ThatOneNerdGirl 16-17, F 1 Response May 17

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    Hi i never judge any one i believe in live and let live i also believe we are here for a good time not a long time so we should make the most of it, I am very open minded in many...
    007carpetman 007carpetman 51-55, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    In December of 2014, my life was changed forever. I was a depressed teenager, and I always remained cold towards my entire family. I pretty much hated everyone and anyone that...
    ChocolateGirl04 ChocolateGirl04 13-15, F May 7

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    He was my first everything and I let that get to me... When you're young (like I still am) you only see the bright side, and then all the bad in the world knocks you off your...
    sa3r1na sa3r1na 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    He was my world and now my world is gone. Where do you go when your world just evaporates beneath your feet? I'm standing on thin air. There is more air under my feet, than there...
    Dianacbrown97 Dianacbrown97 16-17 4 Responses May 6

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    I'm 16 years old and I have severe eczema that constantly goes and comes. I know there's no cure for it but I need something that will at least make it calm down and not keep...
    idontknow86 idontknow86 16-17, F May 5

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    My best friend at school became my boyfriend =| it was good and lasted for 4 years... I know i was not the best girlfriend at all, a total ***** in fact but it felt natural...
    DanniiJ91 DanniiJ91 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Harry Potter. The Seer and the Sword. LOTR. Dune. Shogun. I could go on for days. His Dark Materials. Abhorsen trilogy. Books are full of situations and quotes that continually...
    iridesca iridesca 22-25, F May 6

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    I guess everything changes your life in some way. Don't know exactly what's going to happen next, but I just broke up a two year relationship. She didn't take it well, which is to...
    OneIsTheLoneliestNbr OneIsTheLoneliestNbr 51-55, M 1 Response May 11

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    A life changer most definitely is the Torah. The inspired five books written by Moses. I love to read from the psalms too. I have been reading many of the books by Yehuda Berg, a...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 7 Responses May 17

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    The book that's had the most impact on my life is Catcher In The Rye. I can personally relate to Holden Caulfield.
    aclockworkmegan aclockworkmegan 13-15, F 1 Response May 18

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    Well i had a break up that change my life...or should i say my outlook on relationships. i dated this guy briefly for a few months but it felt like we knew each other forever. Such...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's been 4 months and everyday is still a strugle. everyday I pray he will come back. I pray for strength to make it through the day. I see him Walking through life like nothing...
    carabella01 carabella01 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was so dumb in young days that I was not aware of how the girl can get pregnant and what are the safe periods .. And I made my girl pregnant before marriage and I had no plan to...
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M 1 Response May 2

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    It's not a sob story , thing's didn't work out and in the end the side of me that felt any emotion shut off. I suspect people are beginning to notice something different , Don't...
    Renevatio Renevatio 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    girl I've loved u for many years but u ruin it so many times so i have no time to waste with you i do love u but see u later when u wake up and run behind me i won't go for any...
    ThePoet1 ThePoet1 31-35, M 9 hrs ago

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    Clever boy you played a good con You made me believe the path you led I can usually since that manipulation Unfortunately you built my mind instead Amused, and awaiting...
    Isis27 Isis27 36-40 May 15

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    diapers are cushioned, smell lovely, and are convenient, especially if you have incontinence or stomachache issues. plus staying in diapers allowed my three sisters to have plenty...
    enfp1985 enfp1985 26-30, M 2 Responses May 6

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    Worst week of my life. I think I lost a few close friendships and got arrested...
    retroholliday retroholliday 26-30, F 4 Responses May 15

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    I have a lot of special people in my life,but there's that real someone special someone of16 years of marriage, i have loved even a couple of year before our I does, there was good...
    68bear 68bear 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    so today I started talking to someone I thought I would never talk to. she sits next to me in biology and I assumed she was one of those people that never interacts with other...
    heavenmescud heavenmescud 18-21, F Apr 28

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    Its true I have never seen you and we have never met, never shaken hands or even truly hugged and yet! I know for sure you care for me by the kindness that you give. And our...
    rachhappyville rachhappyville 31-35, F 3 Responses May 5

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    Last year really in the year I went to the hospital for chest pain. I was there for half a day. They couldn't find anything so towards night they tried one last thing. They gave me...
    EK94 EK94 18-21, M 1 Response May 6

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    I have met a really nice girl from Finland. She is nice to talk to. She is my new friend. I like making new friends.
    JohnnyMcCrea JohnnyMcCrea 31-35, M May 17

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      Malcolm X Gandhi Steve Jobs I look up to people like that Martin used the media to his advantage... To help fight for civil rights Gandhi was able to influence a nation...
    LeahLoveeU LeahLoveeU 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    To be honest, this site is actually filled with pervs.. I haven't met a guy here who is looking up for just friendship and nothing beyond that.. :/ I met a guy here lately and I...
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    just hooked up with my ex... and I feel horrible. I wish that I wouldn't have :l Now I am just more depressed and ashamed....
    TiredOfBeingHurt TiredOfBeingHurt 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I would never take back one thing I did and am proud of where I am in life. Not only that, but my voice is beginning to reach out to people on here and I got a few followers, which...
    seikofontay seikofontay 18-21, M 1 Response May 10

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    after much deleiberation i finally plucked up the courage to try life modeling. Picked a small place out of town as i am quite unique i didn't want to be reconginsed. Not going to...
    dwarfmodel1 dwarfmodel1 31-35, M May 14

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    I have a special person in my life that I actually met here on EP. After countless conversations we then had an amazing getaway together. I very much enjoyed our time together and...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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