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I Want to Know, What's the One Thing You Would Do Over Again

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    A Different Career Path

    When I was just 9 years old, I remember telling my mom I'd like to be a Photographer.  Her reaction was to 'be prepared to be poor'.  Well, growing up in the seventies and wanting to be a self sufficient woman (not wanting to depend on a man for my financial security...
    Sabrina0202 Sabrina0202 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 10, 2008

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    Next Time I Wouldn't...

    Get in the car and go with my ex boyfriend who was stalking me and very angry that night.
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F Jan 27, 2008

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    Can't Say It About a Lot of Things..

    At least at this part of my life, there's not much I'd do over and over again. But there is one thing, I'd do over and over again. I think of it as being one of the best decisions I ever made. It made me happier, and feeling guilty or having bad conscience definitely got better...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 26, 2008

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    Probably a Pretty Common "Do Over"

    Putting my children aside, I would have married someone else.  I've had many life experiences, both good and bad, who have made me who I am, and I would not do those over (although some I wish I could forget).  I basically like the person I am today!  I want a...
    myfavmartin myfavmartin 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2008

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    Took Too Much....

    I seem to be the girl who attracts the needy or jerky guys who play on my compassion and giving nature. My ex husband was not really a jerk, he just did not see what he had in front of him and ignored me. Boyfriends post divorce - dang. Do I have a sign on my head that says...
    BellaButterfly BellaButterfly 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 30, 2008

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    If I Could Have A Do Over....

    If I could have a couple of do overs in my life I would have never moved in with my father my secound year in high school. I went through so much that could of been avoided if I had just stayed at my moms house. I would of also not dated my secound boyfriend for 4 years now that...
    dazed2u82 dazed2u82 22-25 Apr 2, 2012

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    I Regret

    quitting the LSU baseball team to go visit "the love of my life" who attended another college.  Needless to say, she ended up marrying a rich 5'6" kid who became a doctor, lol, and I lost a one in a million chance. 
    shortynlucy shortynlucy 46-50 Jun 12, 2008

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    I Would Meet You ....

    I met you on the internet and I liked the way your made me feel I would do this again even if I knew where I would be right now because the way you touch me even if we don't care even if it is just hot makes me shake and shiver and scream I...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2008

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    Not Pass Up

    There were some wonderful, bright, sexy, beautiful and horny women that I neglected prior to being married.  I should have never let these ladies pass through my life without giving them what they wanted.  What was I thinking? OK, there is a glimmer of truth in the...
    JacquesPierre JacquesPierre 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 4, 2008

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    Anger Managment

    Kept my big mouth shut and kept a job i loved very much!
    Blondevixon Blondevixon 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 3, 2008

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    My One Thing

    as conceited as it sounds, i actually regret nothing i chose for myself. even the stupid things i've done caused something important enough to happen that i'm glad i chose what i did. but if i could change one thing, i would have been nicer when i broke up with my one boyfriend...
    garbanzobean garbanzobean 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 26, 2008

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    My Entire Life

    I would do it over again, but hopefully keep the knowledge I have right now so I can fix things along the way, yanno? Yep, I know... That's depressing.
    Neur0ticism Neur0ticism 18-21, F Mar 2, 2008

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    Better Sooner Than Later

    I would  have met my boyfriend and told him how I felt about him years earlier than I did ,so We could have more time to spend together.
    timmerb timmerb 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 26, 2008

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    If I Had to Chose Only One Thing to Do Over

    Right after i graduated high school I had the chance to lose my virginity with a girl i had been dating for almost a year. i can remember being very in love with her, but looking back it was a puppy kind of love. We both knew our relationship would change when I went...
    doitagain doitagain 36-40, M 4 Responses Jun 3, 2008

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    My One and Only Regret!

        The only thing I regret in my whole life is walking past Jimmy Page and Robert Plants Limo in 1996 in Sydney after their Unledded concert. Led Zeppelin are my gods, my idols.                 ...
    PurpleUmbrella PurpleUmbrella 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 27, 2008

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    What Would Do Over?

    What would you do over?If you had a choice,What one thing?I wanna know.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 14, 2012

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    That's a Tough One

    My discontent with my current situation means that I would like to change many things in my past. There were many ill decisions made in the road that brought me here. The one I chose is not to quit the astronomy institute and finish my studies there. That would have kept me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 28, 2008

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    Do Overs

    I would want to go back the day before My Daddy died and tell I love him instead of arguing with him. Don't say words that you can't take back. You may live to regret it.
    mommatrish mommatrish 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 10, 2008

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    What I Would Do

    I would live my life exactly the same, with the tears and sorrow and the joy and happiness.  I have been so fortunate in this life.
    levin60kitty levin60kitty 61-65 5 Responses Nov 15, 2008

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    The One Thing to Do Over...

    I would have just stayed home that night, because I should have had better judgement. 
    papercup papercup 41-45, M Jan 31, 2009

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    The Do Over

    Writing this is more difficult than I thought at first.  But still, I would do over the same my questioning that I had done when I was younger.  Questions start you on a journey, I love my journey (sometimes) therefore I would never had changed my path if I had the...
    XxJamberxX XxJamberxX 18-21, F Jul 8, 2010

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    6 Years

    i wouldn't have stayed with her for 6 years i would have severed ties once i knew we were going south i wouldn't have become complacent
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 1, 2008

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    That One Girl.

    The one girl I felt I was meant for. I never should have broken up with her. Hot, feminin and had the nicest bubble butt you've ever seen. Wish I had a second chance with her ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 1, 2011

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    Repeat Moreso

    There are a lot of things I regret Yes, but there is not something that I feel I would go back again and do, as, as much as some things i feel guilt and hurt over i would prefer to do over again the things that I have loved and fully enjoyed. I want to relive my first flight...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 3, 2008

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    There Are Many Things I'd Like to Do Over Again..

    but the big one that comes to mind first is my wedding to my current wife.  It was a wonderful day, story book wedding.  Everything went great that day.  A very happy day and i even keep one of wedding photos on my desk at work to remind me of it.
    thatweirdromanguy thatweirdromanguy 46-50, M 5 Responses Oct 3, 2008

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    Pursuit!

    There are so many things in life I wouldn't change because past experiences make me who I am today.  But there are many, knowing what I know now, would change to make life better today.  The one that ways heavy on my mind in the past four or five months is...I would...
    acgreenknight acgreenknight 41-45, M Mar 11, 2008

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    Just Be Nicer

    Thank goodness, I don't have a lot of regrets.  I have had a lot of good things happen to me in my life.  However, when I was younger I partied way too much and didn't treat people as well as I should have.  I definitely would have been nicer to and more...
    XW XW 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 3, 2008

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    I Dropped Out

    [Edit: added photo below]   Forget Ishmael - Call me "Stupid" I had a pretty unstable life between the ages of 16 & 20. Before reading this, people should probably read about my life back then. Look up my story "I guess I'm an Orphan..."...
    VendettA12 VendettA12 31-35, M 9 Responses Jan 31, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    As a child, I'd often see signs at the side of the road 'Caution, plant crossing', I was convinced there would actually be trees and huge plants crossing the road.......stupid, but...
    MatureBabe MatureBabe 56-60, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    I've screwed up in a lot of areas in my life: school, relationships, work, being true to me, being a true christian, etc. I lost opportunities, I lost people, I lost chances, and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 28

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    I once believed there were things I'd never ever do. Now, I believe that, given the right circumstances, anyone is capable of anything, including me.
    bagel92 bagel92 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    As much as I love The Grateful Dead and those other fun bands. I'd have to say Woody Guthrie. I almost guess maybe 5% of people on this site even knows who he is but played back in...
    Direwolf65 Direwolf65 46-50, M Mar 28

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    I would be the hero that upholds justice and believes in freedom. I will go by my own rules and do what I must to keep my city safe.
    Jabezzz2 Jabezzz2 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Human http://youtu.be/2X43XF8247E
    unreciprocated unreciprocated 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    symphonic orchestra at times and other times it is dubstep lol... i know two very different forms but they help me i guess.
    MentallyUnsound MentallyUnsound 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    Something big Shawn Mendes
    maddie711 maddie711 13-15, F Mar 27

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    Definitely Death Metal and Black Metal.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Alternative My life stories are told through them
    xtrishax xtrishax 26-30, F Mar 28

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    ska fast and fun...........
    caliwhiteboy2k15 caliwhiteboy2k15 13-15, M Mar 28

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    Kanye......confident,exciting,detailed,genius, and always changing ;)
    JaspersMusix JaspersMusix 18-21, M Mar 28

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    Alternative and Indie. I love the way it makes me feel.
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F Mar 28

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    I made my own u call her wolcat
    Comicfangirl15 Comicfangirl15 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Id be a jumper someone who can teleport place to place. Id teleport my self to gas stations and take all the honey buns ?
    paytonolivia paytonolivia 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Haha a lots has happened this years more then any other I've just experienced so much, I hope it continues to change for the better. I want to tell all those who are uncertain of...
    shaunrain shaunrain 18-21, M Mar 23

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