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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I think the ones written by Dale Carnegie and Stephen Covey have changed my life.Though I still think the way I should not ,I am in a position of strength.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 21

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    The last boyfriend that I had changed my life when he very plainly said, "Why are you always in a relationship if you want to live like you are single?" I had always been in a...
    OhShucksGoDucks OhShucksGoDucks 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Children should have the choice whether they want to stay in diapers or get potty trained. My boys are 8, 6, and 3 and they are all three still in diapers. We gave them the choice...
    DiaperDaddy32 DiaperDaddy32 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 22

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    I'm not perfect. No one is perfect. Today I have made a mistake and I don't know how to fix it. I forgot to tell my teacher I wouldn't be in her class and she is an algebra 1...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M a week ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    angiestong angiestong 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    Doriatong Doriatong 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I have been in an on and off relationship for eight years now. When we were together, I was ecstatic. When we weren't, I wanted to crawl in a hole and die. I thought that...
    NeverAgainx NeverAgainx 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    Today my boyfriend and I broke up. We'd been together for almost a year and I know it doesn't seem that long but he was the love of my life. I can't stop crying. I feel like I'm...
    BlyssEP BlyssEP 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    Me and my ex were together for three years. Basically the whole time we both had infidelity issues. We finally called it quits for good this past summer. I'm still not over him and...
    Eja15 Eja15 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Now i'm selfconscious about somethings some times ago. I changed in better
    MathIsEveryTimePerfect MathIsEveryTimePerfect 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 10

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    I believe every single book changes your life. Maybe not like noticeably or anything but like it could change your view on certain things in life or make you believe in something...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    "The gods had given me almost everything. But I let myself be lured into long spells of senseless and sensual ease. I amused myself with being a flaneur, a dandy, a man of...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M Feb 20

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    It all started in December. My dad had jaw cancer and my wife and I drove 1,000 miles to be with him and support him for his operation. The cancer was in his jaw and they were...
    Stereoguy Stereoguy 51-55, M 7 Responses Feb 10

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    I used to be in the boat with the many of us. Feeling down and useless. And one day I decided that I will stop and take advantage of every second of everyday. So far I have gone an...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    I have recently gone through a breakup after 4 yrs together. he said we were to diffrent a couldn't see a future with me. told me to focus on other things and left. I feel so lost...
    brokengirl4ever brokengirl4ever 22-25, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I admit, I made a no-no. It got dark early like usual this time of year and I was cuddled with my comforter, sinking in the couch. I let myself fall asleep. I managed to stay...
    breadandcircus breadandcircus 22-25 Feb 10

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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 3 days ago

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    When i was a kid i wish i could of stayed in my nappies and not grown out of them, if more people was in them then they will be less bullying the people who like and have to wear...
    dirtynappie dirtynappie 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    The night my husband and I first told each other I LOVE YOU, we were at a stop light at like 4am. We would kiss, say I love you, kiss, say I love you over and over. The light must...
    Casaundra612 Casaundra612 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    So now I have ;) In her car, in the parking lot. It was hot ;)
    Kittymorebal Kittymorebal 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    I have had enough of feeling like there is a 1ft thick steel ceiling over my head. I want to break free and flourish in my life.
    dramafever dramafever 36-40, F Feb 13

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    It's not so much messed it up as lost life. I fear I am too dead inside and will need counseling later maybe. I'm dead and trying to live.
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am a bubbly, happy go lucky girl. Very optimistic, always smiling, living for others. What people don't know is that I have a gaping black hole in my soul and lots of dark...
    kat8507 kat8507 26-30 2 Responses Feb 8

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    I just got this picc line surgically implanted in my chest & though it's great so I don't have to get poked for blood or meds, it's not making me feel so pretty during this lonely...
    ExoticCaribbeanGirl ExoticCaribbeanGirl 26-30, F Feb 14

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    and now i feel as if i'm playing catch up with my dreams. i feel like i'm racing against time; time has passed the finish line a long time ago, but i haven't even taken off yet.
    NotGonnaBeInYourTalentShow NotGonnaBeInYourTalentShow 18-21, M Feb 15

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    Everyone I have ever come across have immortalized the cliché that entails a box of chocolates, but I want to bring a new one to light from my personal experiences. Instead of...
    city87 city87 26-30, M Feb 10

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    I have been through thing that most should never have to go through. I can't move forward, because I can't stop looking back...
    Harper101 Harper101 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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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 19 hrs ago

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    Not really but I did put on a wig earlier and it looks fabulous lol
    musicnation musicnation 13-15, F Feb 18

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    HARRY POTTER<3 tfios, hunger games, Percy Jackson, looking for Alaska, the perks of being a wallflower
    ellajade ellajade 13-15, F Feb 21

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    The encyclopaedia enough said
    bradymossy1 bradymossy1 18-21 Feb 21

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    The Edda. Way too many books on World War Two. And I enjoyed the Garfield comics when I was down as a kid when my grandpa passed away.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Feb 22

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    I say an old one. called The Alchemist. Cause it taught me that the world can't be straight forward, it acts it details subtly but visible, but ignored by us.
    dyingwish dyingwish 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 22

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