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I Have the Guts to Take a Chance

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 175 People

    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    ...

    ...and it is paying off so far.  I love it.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F Apr 18, 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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    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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    I'm deeply sad. Tonight, while I was in contact with one of my friends in our group, we were trying to make connections with some peace organizations to get some certifications...
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    Some people have told me many times to try to seek the positive in my bad luck I always am victim of, and I honestly always try to live up to my dreams and the expectations I set...
    ocecas ocecas 41-45, F Jan 17

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    What you do, always comes with a consequence. Good or bad. ------------------------------- So here's a 100% true story, that is currently going on in my life. I won't say names...
    HannahMarieX HannahMarieX 18-21 Jan 13

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    Man I'm so pissed right now. (ok I was until a few minutes ago) holiday break was fun but I can't wait to take a few hundred kilometers break from those folks again. I've had...
    vintervandraren vintervandraren 18-21 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I've been type 1 diabetic since I was 9. I was the only child diabetic on both sides of my family. We thought I'd just gotten the flu or maybe some other virus. I dropped 10 lbs in...
    SheSaidx SheSaidx 22-25, F Jan 9

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    dear self. get a divorce. move out. you need to better your life. it's time. are you ready? mentally, yes.... maybe.. i guess you will never be ready. who ever is? it's tough. you...
    TakingFlight TakingFlight 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    A golden cross I was given for my Conformation, with a rosary intertwined with the chain. I haven't taken them off, except to clean them, since my teenage years.
    Franse Franse 22-25, M Jan 4

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    Lol I have to take a picture of everything
    cutedimplesxx cutedimplesxx 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    I've worn a 2 rings that I've got almost a year ago now that I have never taken off.
    theultimatesashacourtney theultimatesashacourtney 13-15, F Jan 4

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    When my son was born by emergency c section, my pituitary infarcted and about 90% is gone. I have an empty sella. I could not breast feed because I did not produce any milk. It...
    hypomom hypomom 46-50, F Jan 7

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    When my son was born by emergency c section, my pituitary infarcted and about 90% is gone. I have an empty sella. I could not breast feed because I did not produce any milk. It...
    hypomom hypomom 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    Sometimes you just have to take a day to shut the world out so you can open up to yourself and deal with your thoughts. To disconnect and enjoy your own company. And you don't...
    lovinglife699 lovinglife699 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    I was cleaning out my bookcase, and I stumbled across a few pieces of paper. Not just any pieces of paper, but the papers of my feelings.I am not sure how old they are, but they...
    BlackBloodDemon BlackBloodDemon 13-15, M a week ago

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    My Husband & I were just talking about how I don't have the patience I used to. As a wife & mother, and especially as a L&D/Pediatrics Nurse, I was capable of tuning out annoying...
    xxTayaLionessxx xxTayaLionessxx 41-45, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I have the worse fear of needles. When I get older, I have to take testosterone (shots) when I get older.
    Demonb524 Demonb524 13-15, T 1 Response Jan 2

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    I don't get shy, we are all the same.. From school showers to dressing rooms .. You have to take your clothes off at some point :-)
    Onefrog1979 Onefrog1979 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I was originally diagnosed with ADHD when I was little, as I got older they changed it to Aspergers, now since aspergers is no longer a diagnosis i have Autism spectrum disorder...
    13mtm80 13mtm80 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    about 3 years ago i was diagnosed with tspk... i went to the eye doctor thinking i had pink eye really bad, but knew it was something else. my eyes were completely bloodshot (i...
    Nebraskagirl21 Nebraskagirl21 22-25, F Jan 8

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    I stumbled upon this city tightly run by a sort of tyrannical government. Everyone was assigned a certain job, and I got put on one I don't remember like shelving, but it was...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Jan 11

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    What is the outlook like for someone with this disorder, whether in treatment or not? If you have this, how long have you known? What steps have you taken to manage it, and how is...
    anniemagus anniemagus 31-35, F Jan 12

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    I have to take a breathing treatment every night at around nine. wouk wanted me to stay till ten thirty or later. i feel stupid cos i never told them i need these treatments. i am...
    bw32 bw32 31-35, M Jan 17

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    I developed emetophobia at age 6 and still have it now that I'm 14. It ruined my life and I have to take medication for it and I miss out on a lot of things :( It's not as bad as...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Lately I've been living my life just like I always wanted, I still don’t trust people but I realized that I don’t have to trust every single person I let into my life, I just...
    SmartnDangerous SmartnDangerous 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    The fact that he's moved on so easily, that he's so able to say to me that he has a new girlfriend, it is killing me inside. I try to act strong, put a smile on my face and wish...
    grace97eun grace97eun 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I've always seen coworkers have affair after affair. So many "happily married" people having affairs with other "happily married" coworkers. I had a crush on one happily married...
    bongbabexo bongbabexo 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    I am father to two young children and married to a woman who has been abusing pain medication for three years that I know of. For the last year or more I have turned a blind eye...
    XVIFlaviaFirma XVIFlaviaFirma 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 18

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    How could you? There is a girl in the front of my class who I swear I've never seen do anything but laugh. She's tall and she's smart, beautiful and strong and when someone's...
    Faelanthewulf Faelanthewulf 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    recently have done things am not proud of ,i feel slightly guilty as i am seeing a married man ,its quite intense but in actual fact i do feel he is supportive .....hes been with...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer 36-40 5 Responses Jan 10

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    What is wrong with me!? I don't even have the guts to chat with you! *continuous self slap* I'll wait for you then. If you don't start a chat with me, I'll take that you're not...
    nonymousee nonymousee 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I'm only 17 years old like I said on my "I'm a strange person post" and I like a men who's 47 years old. Everything started last winter, when I because close friends with a...
    lunaxo lunaxo 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well, yeah I did steal but I was five. Wanted candy. I didn't take a lot . Two gummy bears from a store. Safeway to be exact . Was with my grandma . After we got home she told me...
    Stefanie5678 Stefanie5678 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I have a terrible experience with family members my mother was on the phone once and I heard her put my family and myself down to my sister in law she seems to like to talk about...
    Bella70 Bella70 41-45, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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