Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Have the Guts to Take a Chance

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 180 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    ...

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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Gaining...

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Up Till Now

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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    My mother was and is a terrible mother to me. I am 29 years old, live in a third world country and was blessed to be born in a well off family. In a nutshell, when I was born my...
    gsamsa gsamsa 26-30, F 17 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My mother was and is a terrible mother to me. I am 29 years old, live in a third world country and was blessed to be born in a well off family. In a nutshell, when I was born my...
    gsamsa gsamsa 26-30, F 31 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I trust in the higher powers. I rely on them for my sense of security where I can take no action myself. I was sitting at my desk worrying and wishing my time away. I didn't know...
    ItisonlyI ItisonlyI 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    so i just will take it over my head
    BettyLavender BettyLavender 61-65, F 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    12 months ago I created my profile and picked a name for my feminine self. 12 months ago Jessica came into my life (Virgos rule, BTW) What a year it's been.... I won't bother...
    JessicaDale JessicaDale 51-55, T 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel horrible. I haven't been feeling well. my 8 year old daughter has been wanting to help me feel better- she even wants to be a doctor - she drew in her notebook I got her for...
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When your friend takes your phone and starts to swipe through the pics. That's me alright... Hehe.
    jjoe01 jjoe01 41-45, M 7 Responses 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was verbally abused by a LMHC. I went to her in 2011 for social skills because I did not know how to go about things in life. I have Aspergers, Mild Cognitive Impairment and...
    amylcu amylcu 31-35 1 Response 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It was November 26 1989 it was a Sunday around at 10:01 am my mother gave birth to me she was only 16 years old and still to young to have a baby but she didn't make any good...
    Jolietillinois Jolietillinois 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I want to be taken away from this life and be ''Daddys little girl'' in return.
    Runawaygirl2001 Runawaygirl2001 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I belong to a country where unfortunately caste still is everything. Your love has no meaning if your castes are not the same, your commitment has no value if you don't belong to...
    dela123 dela123 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You're just a hideaway, you're just a feeling You let my heart escape beyond the meaning Not even I can find a way to stop the storm Oh, baby, it's out of my control, what's going...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 9 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    {{4:56AM}} So much about me is so f*cked up. Most things I can never tell people because it's so personal.~ I need to better myself for me and if I want to live the life I truly...
    xMellowButterflyx xMellowButterflyx 18-21, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    too many clothes and not enough money to wash them all. It was messier when I was younger. I don't live in bedroom. I am not good at organization though. I try and if it takes too...
    jamielove7777 jamielove7777 26-30, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ****VERY LONG DEscriptION****I've never told anyone about this before and it's one of my darkest secrets. But I have 3 alters that make up "me." They don't have names so I gave...
    Ikebanna69 Ikebanna69 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Who doesn't have a favorite teacher? I haven't forgotten about him. He will always be an inspiration to me. He actually took the chance to know all of his students and he has a...
    JK7448 JK7448 22-25, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    What the hell do I do? My parents are both unreliable, and are putting me in a bad position. I lived with my father up until 8 months ago, as he was abusive, pulling me around my...
    Emigirl7 Emigirl7 16-17, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My grandma is also saying **** about my grandpa so he gets very angry and starts beating her. My grandma hates my grandpa's guts and says he will have a terrible life after he is...
    AnAnonymousAnon AnAnonymousAnon 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I go to an all girls school. Not just any all girls school, it's also a private catholic school. I purposely don't get into detail about that part with people. Why? Not because I...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm thinking about the things I'm going to have to do next year and it makes me feel sick to my stomach. I'm going to have to be in charge of my own project in the lab. That is, if...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I chose that photo to give a better gist of the story I'm describing, even though it didn't look exactly like that. There were lots of yellow lamp posts, lots of houses, deserted...
    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus 18-21, M 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am 26 and I lost one of my front teeth. Guess what? Chipped right to the gum. Dentist said there was no hope, unless I have money to buy my way out of such a tragedy...
    myfungasm myfungasm 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    well....I know he likes me, obviously. we are frenz n perty gud frenz. if he didnt like me, he would not call me everyday ect....the thing is, we are kinda old ta have crushes. n i...
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 Aug 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So, I recently had another weird dream, and I think it's cool because I remember a lot of it. It started off where I was hanging around two people- a girl and a guy who I think...
    KittyCassidy KittyCassidy 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Nothing is quality. They say the new product is. But it aint. Updates Or repairs Or replacements are always needed. And prices always go up. America bailed out...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Aug 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    so the pic on my profile pic isnt really me, i meant yea thats me,my body but she is my alter ego. the real me is a very shy girl who wouldnt comfortable wear those kind of thing...
    fragilegile fragilegile 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    so the pic on my profile pic isnt really me, i meant yea thats me,my body but she is my alter ego. the real me is a very shy girl who wouldnt comfortable wear those kind of thing...
    fragilegile fragilegile 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A little while ago i met a very beautiful, and smart girl. And we had a lot of interests in common.She is the only girl who has ever been interested in me, and told me outright...
    HiiroTenshi HiiroTenshi 18-21, M Aug 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When my mom chose to go back to my dad, my brother and I were still living at home. I've moved two hours away from them since then, but it doesn't feel far enough. I've been...
    TrueBlue94 TrueBlue94 18-21, F Aug 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Just because someone wants to fix something for you does not mean you should allow them the chance to. I have wasted a week on a repair and still need to bring in professional...
    IPleadthe5th IPleadthe5th 41-45 4 Responses Aug 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    At last count I have been to 19 other countries, some when I was in the Navy, others when I was a 10 yo and still more as an adult. I am so grateful that I have had the chance...
    smalljack smalljack 56-60, M 4 Responses Aug 15

    Your Response

    Please respond with