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I Missed Out

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    A Lot of Things In Childhood

    I never experienced the whole excitement of waiting for Santa. My parents never told me about Santa. I found out about the jolly man through books, xmas cards, teachers and friends. We did have a chimney, but it was blocked up, so I thought that was the reason why Santa never...
    BowsAndBones BowsAndBones 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2007

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    Kind of Too Painful For Details

    i am not going to dive into this with great details because its one of those topics that strike a cord. i have only partial custody of both my children and i miss out on a whole lot of their lives, I have so many regrets.....
    sweetstacey sweetstacey 26-30, F Aug 7, 2008

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    Look What Happens.

    So before we take this road, before you change my mind, fill my heart with hope, help me to believe this time. I’ve been torn apart, desperately try to find a way back to my heart, so i can love again.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 3, 2009

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    I See It Everywhere..

    I missed out on so many things it felt like I wasn't enough for anyone...  I missed out on having many people to hang out with, many friends to talk to.. I missed out on love, I missed out on working experience, I missed out on being social altogether... I am not totally...
    amejad amejad 22-25, F Jan 28, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I don't know if telling you this will ease your pain, but I have conditions that didn't make having a social life possible for me. I have a brain injury that stroke the side of my...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 15

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    because of my mum and stepdad I have missed out on everything. I have had to be a second mum for my sister's because they choose not to. I have lost every friendship/relationship I...
    chelle068 chelle068 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    I had to grow up fast so I feel like I missed out on childhood.
    2b5h 2b5h 16-17, M Mar 5

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    Today, while watching the NCAA basketball tournament games, I was sitting at a bar with a friend. A blonde with very short hair walked up and sat down. I am not attracted to short...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I do not and cannot have children. There, I said it. I always believed that I was just one of the lucky ones in my youth when I was carefree and, quite frankly, stupid. Come to...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 12

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    I've done a lot in my years but I think my shyness has definitely made me miss out on a bunch of experiences throughout my life. I overanalyse a lot and that gets me to the point...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Mar 4

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    Just a few days ago it had been snowing quite excessively, the roads where mostly void of cars and most people were staying indoors, but i had a library book that was already...
    DuskWood DuskWood 31-35, M Mar 4

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    once best friends ... now we are not friends , we are not enemies .. we are just strangers with some memories ..... i missed you :/
    menna44 menna44 16-17, F Mar 8

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    Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity. - - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Mar 10

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    God I have missed the rain and cooler weather, so nice to be able to wear my jeans and beanie again
    Lizbian180 Lizbian180 18-21, F Mar 13

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    I just can't get enough of these lately, especially the ones that have a happy ending. It's probably because I wish I'd been able to do the same at the age these boys/young men...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    A letter to my best friend who outgrew me Dear Best friend, I hope the sentiments of this letter will somehow reach you. It was almost five years ago since I last felt that you...
    herethereandeverywhere herethereandeverywhere 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I haven't hunted in so long that I am unsure if I could hit the broadside of a barn. but I loved going hunting with my dad. Out early. cold enough that I could see the moisture of...
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F Mar 20

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    The moment you realize you missed a seriously awesome rave at a water park because you keep yourself isolated from social media and are too busy dealing with OCD rituals on a...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    Every Sunday after church my family (me, Mum, Dad and my sister Hannah) used to go to my grandparents’ house for lunch. They had a seemingly endless garden where soft, velvety...
    LizzieLost LizzieLost 18-21, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend and I were up in the early morning hours of today cause he couldn't sleep cause he's sick. We were talking and somehow he brought up a murder case that happened a...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    She keeps rejecting me! Is it that we have grown apart, the kids, she's bored, she's just comfortable in out relationship. Something is going to give. It has to, for my sanity. I...
    MC1228 MC1228 41-45, M 8 hrs ago

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    The hardest thing in my life is dealing with my alcoholic father. He's been an alcoholic since I was born, but from what I've been told, he was not like this before. Quite the...
    n0stradamus n0stradamus 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I love wearing white socks outdoors. Would wear them to markets, stores etc. but am too big a coward! Usually, early Sunday mornings I have a routine, where I drive to the Post...
    michaelnw michaelnw 56-60, M 3 hrs ago

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    I have always like seeing other people wearing socks outside, without shoes. Love to see young men dressed in soccer uniforms with white socks out on the grass, or on the pavement...
    michaelnw michaelnw 56-60, M 2 hrs ago

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsSC2vx7zFQ Good motivation to start training again after months on the shelf, still snow out who gives right ^^
    vaccticuz vaccticuz 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    I've only met 2 people like that. we all used to be best friends. Like sisters, actually. we were all so similar, that we could've passed as triplets.. But without actually looking...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    Who out there. would love to sit down &get to know new friends. I m making Homemade. Meatballs , sauce and HOMEMADE. PASTA. I think we all should sit down and hold hands and...
    chef59 chef59 51-55, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Revision time. Plant Science. ****. But it's okay, blasting out some royal blood is saving me.
    TheFlamingLips TheFlamingLips 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    Hi. I don't really know what to write. I live in Poland. Middle-sized country in Central Europe. My English is probably embarrassingly tragic, so forgive me folks. I'm kind of...
    martacold martacold 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    I first found out I was gay in 6th grade. I went to the kind of school that doesn't care about people who are actually out of the closet, but will call you gay for crossing your...
    TightyWhitiesAtomicWedgie TightyWhitiesAtomicWedgie 46-50, M Mar 2

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    We were coming home to Calgary, Alberta from our Vancouver holiday and driving through the mountains on the highway near Golden, BC in our little red 370Z when a SUV (looked like a...
    paganknight72 paganknight72 41-45, M Mar 15

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    To start this experience off, yes I did take sleeping pills because I hadn’t slept in 3 days straight and I was to the point of exhaustion and my stress levels from my occupation...
    paganknight72 paganknight72 41-45, M Mar 19

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    I received a letter from the Calgary City police about 2 days after I returned home from my over night stay at the hospital. They said they were now in possession of all my...
    paganknight72 paganknight72 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    Ok so I know you aren't supposed to say this, but it's the truth. I work out more for my husband than for me. I mean I love how working out makes me feel, and it's good for my...
    marinesprincess93 marinesprincess93 22-25, F Feb 28

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    Ok so I know you aren't supposed to say this, but it's the truth. I work out more for my husband than for me. I mean I love how working out makes me feel, and it's good for my...
    marinesprincess93 marinesprincess93 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    My coming out experience went over a lot better than I had expected to start things off it was around Christmas last year of 2014 I decided to spend it with my dad this year whom...
    10Shadow 10Shadow 22-25, M Mar 8

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    It's Life Everybody experiences times when nothing seems to go right. It's life. The way it is. Usually you take it in stride. Knowing time will move on; things will get...
    abrokenlittlegirl abrokenlittlegirl 46-50, F 5 Responses Mar 14

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    I dropped out of college mid semester. I dropped out because I want to pursue something I'm actually passionate about. I dropped out as a junior, and as the years went by, I've...
    guitarman312 guitarman312 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    As the hunting season approaches, hunting enthusiasts will be eager to set foot outside and catch their desirable game. With a plethora of species thriving in the impulsive terrain...
    martin765 martin765 22-25, M Mar 20

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    I just moved to a new, much bigger city than where I'm from. I'm grateful all of my friends and family have came to visit me. Of course they want to go out when they come but...
    Loveheals1 Loveheals1 26-30, F a week ago

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    Part three Necrophilia I eventually realised that I was just a delusional idiot who waisted their time ,money and passion on men who did not think of me more than a piece of trash...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Part three Necrophilia I eventually realised that I was just a delusional idiot who waisted their time ,money and passion on men who did not think of me more than a piece of trash...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 4 days ago

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