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I Regret Who I Became In the Past

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    I Was Young and Stupid

    Make that VERY young and stupid. Believe it or not, I regret the kind of person I was in fourth, fifth, and sixth grade. The mean but popular girls in school seemed to have been around at that time (not so much when I was in high school), and for some reason, I wanted to be just...
    midnightowl midnightowl 26-30, F Aug 31, 2008

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    "Is Cheating Ok With God If It's True Love?" I Ask Myself...

    "It wasn't supposed to be like this." He said to me, as he looked at me with broken eyes.  I shuttered at his words and I exhaled.  I knew what he meant.  he pulled me into his arms and held me.  I could feel his heart beating so fast... I touched my...
    Mizilla Mizilla 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2007

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    The *****..

    after my first kiss.. things went downhill, every one i worked with found out what i did with the one guy i dated for about 1 or 2 weeks... everyone found out wat happend in the back of that theatre.. im lucky it only went so far.. but.. the reputation i earned... was dreadful...
    iGotMine8 iGotMine8 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 9, 2007

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    Desire Takes Its Toll

    When I was younger, I'd say in my late teens/early tweenties I dated lots of guys.  But the desire was to much.  I had so much desire within myself.  And if it wasn't desire for myself it was desire for my ex's.  I went out of control.  Drinking and...
    zoigirl zoigirl 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9, 2008

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    Honestly, I don't regret all of the things I have done, because I know in order to learn, I have to make mistakes. But if I have anything to regret, it's what I didn't do, what I...
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    rassenav rassenav 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    roslyn1990 roslyn1990 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 27

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    bexk bexk 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    sadgirl06 sadgirl06 26-30, F Dec 4

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    ShirtlessPunk ShirtlessPunk 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    I was in a very dark place when I as younger. I hated every single thing about myself. I would look in the mirror and wished I looked like someone else. Talked and thought like...
    solojo solojo 31-35, M Nov 25

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    my husband became a Pastor almost a year ago and he loves doing what he does. He makes me so proud when I see all the good he does and the people he helps, he is a well respected...
    ctsmiles ctsmiles 31-35, F Nov 29

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    Facebook is like a flashlight in the dark to someone my age. I graduated high school in the 80’s before there was an internet age. I got accepted into a college, left the area...
    robertsnj robertsnj 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    l thought it would have been a good, kind and genurally healing process. asking my ex-girlfriend. how she has been coping since we had broken up. As it has only been recently, i've...
    PersistentlyMindedMan PersistentlyMindedMan 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    Hey. I'm a new member here, and I was browsing through this website, looking for my old posts. I couldn't find any, so I decided to rewrite my past, in case anyone's interested. I...
    Madgiddypig Madgiddypig 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I pretend to be somebody else over and over so I fit in with a group of people who actually don't like me at all.. I lost weight, got contacts, put more make up on, got new clothes...
    dee283 dee283 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Nicolegirl14 Nicolegirl14 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 22

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    kennedy10505 kennedy10505 13-15, F Dec 1

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    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F Dec 9

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    I am full of regrets, unfortunately
    MusicJunkie6794 MusicJunkie6794 18-21, M Dec 10

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    foreveryoung97 foreveryoung97 16-17, F 5 days ago