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I Have the Guts to Take a Chance

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 179 People

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    It really took me a while to realize that to get anywhere in life I needed to start standing up for myself and have the nerve to do things. I was always taking the safe road. If I didn't know the outcome I wouldn't do it but then I started taking small risks and they kept getting...
    hakunamatataforever hakunamatataforever 18-21, F Aug 22, 2013

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    Hey

    i have done many things that take a lot of guts. show up to work after telling your boss who is married your in love with them now that took guts. also having a co worker who hates u working with u im glad he is gone phew that was tough.
    MoonLight30 MoonLight30 26-30, F Sep 18, 2010

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    Dezire....

    My story is nothing but to satisfy evry...hungry girls of kolkata....I will give my 100% for dat so trust me once nd call me once....n 9748215285
    Feb 9, 2013

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    My Turn

    Show a little respect cause I"m here now and wont take no for a answer. " I have guts I have minds and I have courage and I actually take a change . Aqua
    harboraqua harboraqua 13-15, F Aug 29, 2010

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    Chances

    It takes guts to take chances. I Pray about most of them, need to start praying about all of them, before doiing them.
    sweetnshort sweetnshort 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 3, 2010

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    I Take Chances

    i dont sit around and ponder whether im smart enough to go back to school, am i good enough to apply 4 this job, i go for it. if it happends than great if it doesnt atleast now i know. but most the time, it works out in my favor, secret....have the confidence, ppl pick up on...
    siciliana88 siciliana88 18-21, F Apr 18, 2010

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    Life Is A Gamble

    Life is a gamble as you win some and loose some.You make the right choices or the wrong choices.The right choices make you happy and the wrong choices make you sad.You have to take a chance sometimes and let people in to your life because if you dont you will never win.Take a...
    mysteryjourney mysteryjourney 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 22, 2013

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    Up Till Now

    And hopefully I will continue too in the future.
    IamGone IamGone 41-45, M Aug 29, 2010

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    ...

    ...and it is paying off so far.  I love it.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F Apr 18, 2010

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    I Take A Few Seconds

    to ponder the possibilities &if it seems I have a good shot, then why not!? I am a crazy assed risk taker but if you couple that with good intuition then you rarely go wrong! Hmm let's see some risks.. I'm writing a book no one thought I would actually follow through with (I'm...
    cutebabybear cutebabybear 36-40, F Sep 27, 2011

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    Or Lack Of Brains

    I am not sure which is which some days, being a man and all, hee hee heeeee.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 28, 2011

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    Every time I gave this man another chance he interpreted it as me valuing myself as worthless, having no boundaries, and treated me as such.  He told me he loved me. He got...
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