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

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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 33, M 9 Responses Jan 31, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I'm not really looking for advice or sympathy, I guess I'm just wanting to get something off my chest. For about 3 years I had a crush and I had never really talked to her until...
    TheGordman TheGordman 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    Older: I was 19 when he was 35 Younger: He was 18 when I was 28 Does age matter? Yes and No. It depends and it always depends on the person. It's bothersome if you're with an older...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jul 15

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    First off, let me say that I'm not looking to be with a married man or someone who has a girlfriend...not my thing. I'm seeking a single guy to be a Friend with Benefits. Why...
    air2fire air2fire 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    You are a healthy shopper..... You love to shop for the healthiest and freshest food possible. You are very aware of what you put in your body. You prefer to cook at home - that...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    1. God... His revealed plan and His grace 2. Love... its power to forgive and sacrifice 3. Marriage... its blessings 4. Truth... whether you choose to believe it or not 5. Family...
    wiredwolf wiredwolf 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    My entire life's theme song is What's Up by 4 Non Blondes. I never know what's going on.
    LullabyForAnInsomniac LullabyForAnInsomniac 16-17, F Jul 12

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    A guy messaged me saying im awesome and when i replied but you dont know me what he said astounded me. He said i dont have to because i know everyone is awesome in their own unique...
    JustMui JustMui 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Sure why not tell me what you would do to me. A young 19 year old man.
    natessecret natessecret 18-21, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    I get into these relationships that seem to be going really well and then it's like as soon as we get serious, everything goes wrong. I live with my boyfriend who I've been with...
    Christuh Christuh 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Caved. Did brilliantly and ignored his two phone calls yesterday. Then a few hrs later I caved. I texted asking what he had wanted - hope all well. He just replied yeh (ie he didn...
    EttaS EttaS 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I wanna know if you had to pick only ONE what super power would you guys choose!! Like there's so many and some are just really good, if I had to pick one I'd probably pick either...
    SarahBBZ SarahBBZ 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 9

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    do you want to be important to someone? isnt it a great feeling that you have someone who worries about you and care for you in the most romantic way? well i know we all want to...
    jellynecaryl jellynecaryl 22-25, F 12 Responses Jul 3

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    We are simply not interested in researching and becoming knowledgeable of anything. We expect it all to be done for us,I'm talking about everything from our own personal health...
    tom67890 tom67890 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    School has been over since May 25th or so and ever since then I hangout with less and less. Before summer started I'd go to parties get drunk and hangout with my boys almost...
    JakeA17 JakeA17 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    There have been moments in my life when every time my heart hurt others seemed to derive pleasure from it. It began to hurt so much I thought I was going to die on the spot. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 29

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    MontereyBay Never too hot, never too cold Tourists everywhere Lots of fun things to do Beautiful ocean as long as the sun is out The water looks nasty in winter Carmel beach has...
    QuiltedBathwater QuiltedBathwater 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Bend me over and do what ever you want! Please pull my hair destroy me ;) do anything you want to me ;)
    hannahgrahamy hannahgrahamy 18-21, T 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I remember that feeling, someone wanting you. There's a rawness about it; a passion. I miss that.
    samiamgreeneggs samiamgreeneggs 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I'm about to get married to my boyfriend but my best friend (who is like a sister to me) just told me that she was in love with my boyfriend and that she wanted to sleep with him...
    SilverXJzargo SilverXJzargo 18-21, F 10 Responses Jul 9

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    Hello my name is jon abbasi or that's what I like being called (jonathan abbasi) I'm from 1999 I'm here just explore new experiences and hit up some girls i am sexual in some of my...
    immabigdaddy immabigdaddy 18-21, M Jul 14

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    Depression is not the problem its just a simple word with a meaning , but i dont know what i am going through right now i feel extremely sad and lonely but not depressed , all my...
    soltitude soltitude 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    Well it's not as bad as some of these but over Facebook and staying off line and writing I was drunk and stupid, and stuff like I don't have the balls to say it in person to you.
    BaoYin BaoYin 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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