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I Think About What Could Have Been

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    If Only You Didn't Hide - I think about my days in high school and how insecure I had been. I may have gone to a arts school but the old staple of cliches and them vs. us was tried...
    LilletBlan LilletBlan 18-21, F May 7, 2011

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    It's Self Abuse - I finally learned to stop regretting the past. MY parents did not and could not love me enough but I can love my self right now and from now on. What happened...
    jimrich jimrich 70+, M Feb 23, 2011

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    Answerless Questions - What if I didn’t insist that night?What if I had just let you be?What if you had never told me?What if I had never told you?What if I had hidden my true...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 22, 2011

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    I Wonder Sometimes - often times i wonder what if... what couldve happened if i didnt do this... if he had did that... and so on. then i jus say to myself, maybe that's how things...
    ItWasJustADream ItWasJustADream 22-25, F Dec 6, 2010

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    Possible Hook-up? - I went on a celebrity cruise a couple of years back. It was absolutely amazing, and I'd never experienced anything like it. On the first night there, the group...
    VendettaVita VendettaVita 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2012

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    Everyday - I have wasted too many days thinking about what could've, should've, would've etc, etc if I said this, or I did that. Ehh, I always say I'll change and actually go...
    Retrokid Retrokid 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 9, 2011

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    I Think About What Could Have Been - I think I am finally over her and starting to truly appreciate the beautiful man I am with now. But not going to lie memories from the past...
    thereisnothingwrongwithyou thereisnothingwrongwithyou 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2013

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    All The Time... - I think about what could have been nearly every minute.... I think about you almost daily.... I think about what could have happened if I just told you the...
    ladyzantorian ladyzantorian 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2012

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    Most Of All... - I spent a lot of my life wondering about what if things turned out differently. How would things have been if I was closer to my parents? How would things have...
    drcynic drcynic 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 1, 2010

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    Sometimes, but oh well.. The past is the past so let's move on and leave it there, theres no time for the shoulda coulda wouldas anymore.
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F Feb 19

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    I've Got The Blues - Im having a hard time with things. I feel bored with my life, I never used to feel this way. I loved my career so much! Every day waking up with a purpose. Now...
    Ewalkerc Ewalkerc 22-25, F Mar 22, 2012

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    A Constant Reminder - Everyday I think about what could have been. It's not only in a relationship, its also in friendships. Everywhere I look I see a reminder of a different...
    rainbow1691 rainbow1691 18-21, F Dec 12, 2011

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    Yessss I Think About "what Could Have Been"... Alot! - what could have been, if my dad didnt left us... is my life different now?what could have been, if i didnt settle...
    nutzlos nutzlos 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2011

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    Could Of Been A Mom - I had a miscarriage last year. I always wonder what would've happened if I would've had it. I know I would of been the best mom ever. And i see all these...
    uNiTRIPx uNiTRIPx 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 7, 2012

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    The Professor's "What If" Machine - what if.. kaleb hadn't gotten gotten a youtube account then they wouldn't have filmed a sword fight wherein kaleb got hit in the face...
    Girlonwire Girlonwire 18-21, F May 25, 2011

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    But not in the way that I wish things were different. More in a wondering what would have happened in my life if I had made different choices. It's interesting to contemplate the...
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    I Love 3 Girls - 3rd time im telling this i know but another ex has come into my life again , just recently ive ended ( on a break kinda ) my 2 1/2 year relationship its been over...
    EjTwinty EjTwinty 18-21, M Nov 3, 2013

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    What If My Parents Belived In Me - I wonder what my life would have been like if my parents belived in me, if they were there for me.. I used to wonder so may things.. and now I...
    baiely25 baiely25 31-35 Jan 2, 2011

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    Not a day in the past 8 years do i not think about it, i should have said yes and not cared about who got hurt then, it wouldve been less people hurt then if i took you up on your...
    MunecaTrizte MunecaTrizte 26-30, F Feb 3

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    Sometimes... - NOT all the time but sometimes I just wonder what would've happened if we stayed together. Would we follow through with our plans to live together next year? Would...
    Val3ntine Val3ntine 18-21, F Jul 17, 2011

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    Would My Life Be Different? - If my dad didn't beat our family, would my life be different? If my mom hadn't left us, would my life be different? If my dad hadn't made me and my...
    XxLoneFoxxX XxLoneFoxxX 13-15, F Sep 4, 2011

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    What Im Left With </3 - I see him in school everyday I mean when he decides to show up, where not in the same class as we were last year .. I'm Kinda glad for that. Its easier...
    PerfectMistakex3 PerfectMistakex3 16-17, F Nov 27, 2011

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    I Had The Chance To Kiss Him - I used to really like this one guy. He was my best friend. At a really low point for him, I was the only one around to comfort him. He told me he...
    MyUnspokenWord MyUnspokenWord 18-21, F 1 Response May 15, 2012

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    Cast Aside And Left Adrift - When there is someone in your life that you have grown attached to and you spend a lot of time with them, talking every day, and then one day they just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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    Why Bother Though? - You can't change time... But It really makes me sad to think about things that might have happened If you didn't do this, or you did that... Ughh.. It would...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2011

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    All The Time - Every night I do. They say this is something you shouldn't do but really its how I learn from my mistakes so I won't do them again...
    idreamdaily idreamdaily 18-21, F Nov 8, 2011

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    I am plagued at times with wondering what if. That last night we spent together just might of saved his life. Yet, I had to be cold and heartless, because I listen to another's...
    MissScarlettAngelica MissScarlettAngelica 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    At Times I Just sit Back And Think What If..... - like what would be different if the man who raised me where still alive? What if i had gotten an abortion when my on again off...
    hurtssobad2 hurtssobad2 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 1, 2010

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    Just Too Late... - We been really close and good friends for years now. He's my best friend and I can tell him anything. He's been there for me when I was going through a really...
    Vix3n Vix3n 22-25, F Sep 22, 2010

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    What Would Have Happened - if i had told you? how did you really feel about me? if you returned my feelings, if i hadnt of given up on you, would we be together today? would i be...
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2010

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    If Only - If only I had finished highschool, if only I hadn't left home at 16, if only I had gone to college, if only I hadn't been a teen mom, if only I had stayed skinny, if only...
    LS1985 LS1985 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2013

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    I Tried. - "Leah... that is just what you were. just some random person who messaged me.. the only reason i sent you that song was because i was joking around. and still... you are...
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2013

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    Sometimes - Sometimes,I wonder,Think,What could have been,Perhaps,I'll never know.
    mrraincoat mrraincoat 46-50 1 Response Aug 29, 2012

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    What If? - I think of this more often than I wish to. If I could just release the past and keep moving on, which I know is possible if I convince myself to do so, everything would...
    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2010

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    2014 it's off to great start financially but i have a setback,, the girl who stole my heart years ago with her compassion and beautiful smile is more than likely getting back...
    lambino lambino 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    Before You Read....i Know Already How Stupid These Thoughts Are - I really shouldn't wonder what if about him. I regret everything that happened with him now too, I mean I met him...
    Greeneyedandcurious Greeneyedandcurious 22-25, F Mar 29, 2012

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    My Life Could've Been So Different...thinking About It Kills Me Sometimes - When I was in high school I was a typical  teenager. I would date guys I would hang out with...
    mayracrmn mayracrmn 18-21 1 Response Aug 16, 2010

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    We All Do This - I think everybody does this "What if" at one time or another. In my case, I will sometimes think: What if I joined the Navy (which at 18 I really did want to badly...
    PrairieDog71 PrairieDog71 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 9, 2012

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    What If? - What if Eve hadn't eaten that fruit? What if Jesus had never been born? What if no wars had never happened? What if Hitler's mother had gotten the abortion she had...
    Veronica4 Veronica4 18-21, F Jul 18, 2011

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    What If'S And Could Haves... - The what ifs and could haves will feed on your mind. Unfortunately this is all too true. I have a place in a dusty back corner of my brain to store...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    If Only... - I think about what could have been If I hadn't tried that first cigarette... If I hadn't quit the swim team... If I hadn't let her down... If I hadn't left him...
    Sherbear83 Sherbear83 26-30, F May 17, 2012

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    Regrets... - What if..... You had never walked out the door that night? What if.... We had stayed home together and snuggled up in bed? What if.... We had fallen asleep in each...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    But my parents never encouraged me in doing anything. You know those siencekits for children? Always loved them, never had them. Heck, I didn't even have to go to school. Never had...
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    I wonder what would happen if I said yes to that guy who asked me out, I wonder what would happen if I actually told my friends how I felt. Or maybe if I made different friends...
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    Not that I dislike being a man. But, my curiosity, aims at what it would be like, to see how a man acts, reacts, and treats me, from a physical standpoint. I know how men act...
    Michael5280 Michael5280 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    This past months were not easy at all. I wanted to die so many times. Inside I felt empty sometimes sad. I knew that my problem was because my heart was torn between what was and...
    888ob 888ob 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    1/4 and I am 22. Depressed mad at mom an I wanted my cell phone back. When I demanded it she said I touched and pushed her first but I didn't. I remember telling myself don't touch...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F Mar 18

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    I don't even know where to start, I just wish I could just stop thinking about my future assuming I even have one. I stay thinking about what I'm going to do with my life and what...
    Unlucky242 Unlucky242 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I always think about what I'm going to do after high school. I wonder where I'm going to college, what degree I want, college, and love wise. Will I ever get married? I don't know...
    ElaAltamirano ElaAltamirano 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I don't know where I was when it was released, but I've only just got round to watching 'Amazing Grace' (2007) which is the story of William Wilberforce who fought for the legal...
    tim65 tim65 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 28

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