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

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 87 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    majority of women waited until they knew what life they wanted to insert themselves into... truth is, they want special treatment because of how they come out and get extra money...
    1Ghost1Time 1Ghost1Time 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I used to believe the government's view of events. I no longer believe men in a cave carried on the 9/11 attacks. Everything in history is based on bullshit. 9/11 was an inside job...
    mengetpedicures mengetpedicures 26-30, M 21 hrs ago

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    Well, I believed a lot of stupid things, and most of them nobody even told me, I thought them for no reason. I thought grown-ups never cried. I used to think that the sun went down...
    Indigo27 Indigo27 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 2

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    I used to make a wish on 11:11 every time I saw it. I wished for many silly things. Eventually one of my wishes came true. I thought it was the most magical thing ever. But as I...
    smile44me smile44me 16-17, F Jan 2

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    When I was 5, or 6 I clearly remember wishing I wasn't the only person who farted in the world. I literally thought I was the only one who did that. Haha
    Floo64 Floo64 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    When I was 4 y/o I didn't like leaving home when it's raining, so my mum made believe that the rain makes your hair longer.... it took me 2 years to find the truth -,-
    Ariiane Ariiane 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I used to believe in success when I was younger, lol so stupid of me
    chausoda chausoda 26-30, M Jan 2

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    that my legal guardian could be reasoned with. turns out you can't with sociopaths.
    Gabster27 Gabster27 18-21, F Jan 3

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    That it takes 7 years for your stomach to digest swallowed gum :/
    EYESONLYFORU EYESONLYFORU 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    I used to believe that babies popped out of your bellybutton.. I don't know why.
    alh99 alh99 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    just because you're a good person and treat others right they will do the same.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    When I was younger [up to nine years old or so], I thought that every woman magically gets pregnant two years after marriage.
    jiayong jiayong 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    That happiness has prerequisites. I finally learned to just choose it.
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 13 hrs ago

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    That bonsai cats (cat living in a jar) was for real until last year...
    Longsugarcanejane Longsugarcanejane 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    when i was five my sister showed me a trick that turned a $1 bill in to 2 $1 bills. i thought she was a magician or something
    MontyB2 MontyB2 13-15, M Jan 3

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    I thought that the sun took vacations at night, and that only fathers worked, and a lot more.
    mcrxforever mcrxforever 13-15, F Jan 7

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    that the Constitution of the United States had any legal force
    TEMPOLTON TEMPOLTON 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    That there is going to be a Kingdom Hearts 3.
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 4 days ago

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    Mine was that f*cking Santa was real.
    Lolllipoop Lolllipoop 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I use to think that Santa was real
    TimePrincess TimePrincess 13-15, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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