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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 33, M 9 Responses Jan 31, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    I woke up today in between the little man I whom I love unconditionally.. The little boy who's helped me become the woman I am today! And the man who's been with me through it all...
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    When I drop a toy, the toy would hate me and kill me in my sleep. So every time i dropped them i would say, " i'm sorry" then kiss them softly
    Ashleygolden Ashleygolden 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I used to believe there was this imaginary guy that lived in the sky and he seriously made and controlled everything and he had this son who could walk on water and return from the...
    Zac8503 Zac8503 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    There would be a prince coming to save me.
    monatonie monatonie 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I used to believe that even women/girls had a pen!s. Unfortunately for me I didn't realise that they had something different until the age of 13 and in the sex ed class....
    sagard1994 sagard1994 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    you will be okay... it will be okay... things will get better... ur future is bright...
    imscum imscum 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I believed when you die your spirit moves on into a new life, like a new human body. A new you, we just won't notice it. I still believe it :3
    Ashleygolden Ashleygolden 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I believed that when you flew "up" or "down" to another country, like from the USA to Canada, or the UK to Spain, I thought that the countries were LITERALLY floating in the sky...
    RMgunning RMgunning 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Until I was around 10, I believed babies were born from the belly button. Somehow the baby just popped out. No blood, no gore. Just an expanding belly button.
    maiomeN maiomeN 16-17, F Nov 25

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    as a kid i thought if i could just jump a little higher, i could touch the sky :)
    amazingmike amazingmike 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I thought every country was a different planet
    Couldhelp Couldhelp 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I thought that moms get pregnant when they kiss someone
    nonorawi nonorawi 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I once believed that a dog was a boy a cat was a girl and a cat could have a dog or a cat depending on the gender.
    sharichi sharichi 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    That my marriage was a match made in heaven...
    Kris99 Kris99 36-40, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Ever since I discovered I had feelings for my closest guy friend and was way too emotional, I didn't want to do anything stupid and kept my distance from him. He was always there...
    xxhappilyeverafterxx xxhappilyeverafterxx 13-15, F Dec 6

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    I'm only 16.. 3 years ago I cut myself and I have been doing it on and off since then. I don't understand what's wrong with me. I'd be out with my friends, enjoying my time. Then...
    Aly262 Aly262 16-17 1 Response Dec 1

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    I have posted stories like this before and always ended up deleting it because my circle changes or I am having a profile clear out. My circle has changed again now, and I see it...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 16-17, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    William899p0uji William899p0uji 31-35, M Nov 27

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    Idon't know if it's anger or frustration but America just makes me wanna cry . It's like no one sees that nothing changes . 200 years ago a white man killed a young black boy and...