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I Wish I Could Start Over

If you feel you could start you romantic experiences over and find the right person a long long time ago 397 People

    Maybe Things Would Be Better

    I would major in something else for a particular career and be in a serious relationship. I would be more willing to take risks and be something else. There is so much to say
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 2, 2013

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    kikisalamo22 kikisalamo22 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    Greener Pastures.

    I wasn't expecting the longest,most stable, relationship I have ever had (3 years) to end the way it did. She left me with all the bills and skipped out on rent. I have absolutely no other place to go, and as luck would have it, all of my friends are currently stuck in less than...
    seccorso seccorso 31-35 1 Response Sep 28, 2012

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    I'm a college student in his second year.

    Up until 12th grade of high school, I managed to be a straight A student who worked really hard for his results but didn't have much of a social life. In 12th grade, I let myself go in terms of education and health. I somehow ended up making some of the most amazing, intelligent...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 10

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    I Am Almost 50

    I had another birthday a few weeks ago, and I turn 48. I have been in several relationships and none of them turned out to be the right person. Now maybe at the time they were the right person, because everything happens for the right reasons, right? Anyway I realize the chances...
    Herly Herly 46-50, F 6 Responses May 24, 2008

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    How Disappointed

    I feel like I'm a big disappointment becuz I never did anything or said anything the way I should have.:-
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 29, 2013

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    If Only I Knew Back Then

    I was never THAT outgoing. And I'm not that much outgoing now. If I could start over, I would make myself be more outgoing because its a special quality I wish to develop, but with my insecurities it's almost impossible. I hope that one day that I will be outgoing enough to be...
    flawlesswonder16 flawlesswonder16 13-15, F Mar 5, 2013

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    If I Could Turn Back Time

    Although I blame my ex for being partly at fault and for giving up, there are things that I wish I could do over. I wouldn't demand your attention everyday and get mad when you want to hang out with your friends instead. I would have made more of a life for myself, like I am now...
    LonelyGirl1230 LonelyGirl1230 22-25, F Mar 20, 2013

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    New

    I want to get out of here. Out of my house, city, school, everything. I don't feel like I belong here, and I wish I could just move to a new city and start over. People know things about my past and assume things about me or think I am weak. They think I'm still sick. They think...
    kmaher3531 kmaher3531 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2013

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    Breaking Down

    My life is falling apart right in front of me and I can't fix it. I've been married for almost 3 years and I'm so happy. There's been times where I'm not happy, but when it comes down to it i'm very happy. My husband isn't happy. We fight a lot as of recently and it's tearing us...
    shrimp1126 shrimp1126 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 16, 2010

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    Rough Days..

    I wish I had a "start over" button..I wish there really was an easy button that I could hit and make everything ok again. I'm 23 and jst had surgery that prevents me from having kids. The same surgery that saved my life, is stopping me from creating life. It's a hard thing to...
    Bamababydoll Bamababydoll 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 4, 2010

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    I Want To Forget

    I've just recently broken up with my ex..we were together for only 8 months. But in that 8 months we have been through so much together. We both had been through similar situations and could relate well with one another. After being together for a couple months he came to me with...
    Bamababydoll Bamababydoll 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2010

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    I just wanna start over.

    Every ******* night it's either a nightmare or a sleepless night like tonight. I just wanna sneak out of my home, go somewhere far from here, change my name and just become someone else. When it's not my mind reminding me of what I've done in the past when I was a douchebag, it...
    TheCagedBirdsMelody TheCagedBirdsMelody 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 7, 2013

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    I'd Do Everything Different

     Wow, the chance to make a whole new batch of mistakes.  That would be an opportunity to die for!
    NeonBlueMidnight NeonBlueMidnight 26-30, M Oct 2, 2009

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    Start Over

    I have done too many bad things, and wish I could start over. I sometimes seem to mess up the good things that I have. I embarrass myself too much, also.
    emipurple emipurple 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2013

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    Second Chances

    For years I've lived with the mistakes I've made, over and over. Before I never really thought I deserved a second chance honestly. I've never been a forgiving person so to speak, but since I've screwed up so much, the one person I seem to be trying to forgive is myself...
    Bamababydoll Bamababydoll 22-25, F Mar 27, 2010

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    I could never gain any self respect

    because of the way I looked so I was stupid meaning I built up a really immature reputation for myself, that always seems to proceed me. Now every time I do something people always think of my reputation.
    DickieG DickieG 13-15, M Mar 2

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    All I can think about is how badly I want to

    win the lottery so I can go back to school and start again... But, then I realize I'm not totally sure what I would do when I go back. I love animals and caring for them. Let's go to vet school. No... I want my own business. Business school. No... I have no idea what I would...
    SamzLife SamzLife 31-35, F May 8

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    More And More Lately

    Sometimes  I wake up in the morning, look in the mirror and just wonder "what happened?" Sometimes I'll stare into the mirror for 5, 10, or even 15 minutes. Sometimes I like the guy on the other side, sometimes I hate him, and sometimes I just feel sorry for him. But every...
    GoingUnder88 GoingUnder88 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 11, 2010

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    #its been happening so often everytime I love a

    person its always me who ended up broken....there was this man that I tot he can be the ppersonim going to be with for longtime...but I was wrong...he just left without saying goodbye...im sick and tired of always being broken...after they had let me feel that im special and...
    Xheing Xheing 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2013

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    Then I would still have you

    and DL wouldn't have control over how you feel once I'm done with him.
    ShyGuy990 ShyGuy990 22-25, M a week ago

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    I Wish I Could Start Over

    I wish i could start over i miss my ex i cry over her ever night even tho she has moved on and its been a year my depression slowly takes over but i dont think i can hold on i wish i could start over do everything over with her agin
    jasonlewisjr jasonlewisjr 16-17, M Oct 30, 2013

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    MY Start

    THERE ARE THINGS IN MY LIFE THAT I WISH I COULD'VE DONE OR JUST PLAINLY RE-DO. LIKE OBSERVING PEOPLE BEFORE I TALK TO THEM. THE GUYS THAT I HUNG OUT WITH I WOULD CHANGE THE THINGS THAT HAPPENED BETWEEN US.I THINK MOVING TO A NEW STATE WOULD HELP ME OUT ALOT BECAUSE I...
    23mary 23mary 22-25, F Oct 3, 2009

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    Regret My Married Man Experience

    I wish I could start over in my relationship history and never get involved with a married man. I think it was not only a low point personally, but a tripping point when I started to accept less than the best for myself from men. Trouble is even though we're not...
    Aquariusmindfield Aquariusmindfield 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2009

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    Mistakes

    Mistakes Mistakes are part of life. Of being a human! We make mistakes and we learn from them usually. So what happened when you make a mistake. And regret it. You can't change it. You can't change their mind. So what I regret? Is saying goodbye. To the the best guy that ever...
    GuardianAngel9400 GuardianAngel9400 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 19, 2013

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    Hello people of the online universe,

    my name is Josh and I'm unique like each and every one of you. My whole life has been a series of mistakes, self discipline, and the feeling of loneliness. I learned how to be independent at a young age, because I've learned you can't trust people through a series of unfortunate...
    Poseidonsson Poseidonsson 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Sometimes

    As long as I could keep the knowledge I've gained, then use it to make the RIGHT decision the next time around.  I know... it doesn't work like that.... cause if I hadn't already made the wrong choice... I would not have gained the knowledge and understanding that I have...
    Opalgem Opalgem 36-40, F Dec 8, 2010

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    Backstage Kisses

    A hug in the dark, turns into a kiss. Not just one, but two then three. Others were looking, wondering what was going on You didn't care, you went for it. In that moment I realized I loved you. No filters, no barriers, just you, pure and without walls. I'm already with someone...
    ccapron ccapron 22-25, F Apr 23, 2013

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    Sometimes I really wish I could,

    that I could go back in time and have a second chance. Fix everything that went wrong the past 5 months. But, at the end of it all, I realize I have learned from it all and I 'm better because of it. Better friends, independency, I know now how to deal with heartbreak, how to...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I think I concur with many others

    who feel as if they wish they could start over with someone brand new. Since my break up almost three months ago, it has been a hard and tedious journey, just to reach the goal of meeting the right woman. I have yet to reach that goal, and I realize that two and a half...
    NinjaGuide321 NinjaGuide321 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 17, 2013

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    ONLY If I Could Take My Present Knowledge With Me

    IF NOT THEN WHAT'S THE POINT. THE CIRCUMSTANCES WOULD NOT CHANGE AND I WOULDN'T EITHER, ULTIMATELY. I DON'T LIKE LOOKING BACK AT MY PAST. NO HIGH SCHOOL REUNIONS FOR ME. ONLY LOOKING FORWARD. MY PAST WAS UNPLEASANT BUT IT MOLDED ME AND MADE ME STRONG SO I WILL NOT REGRET ANYTHING...
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F Jan 26, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I said college would be a rebirth experience for me, because I truly am starting from zero. But in order to start over successfully, I needed to have already gained the skills...
    Shamandora Shamandora 16-17, F Nov 14

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    Start over my whole life. My school problems. My relationships with my mom and dad. Don't wanna have sisters and be a lone child forever. I wish life just had a replay button then...
    VitaniTheLioness VitaniTheLioness 13-15, F Nov 12

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    How do you start over that's what i need to know how do you stop loving someone that you have been with for 17 years a person that you built your whole life around a person that...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Yup. New fresh start. I'm not new to EP, I just deleted my last account, I'm starting over. I have a past I'm ready to leave behind, I've been holding on to it for way to long...
    createglamour createglamour 22-25, F a week ago

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    I am an empty nester. My only daughter moved out, not to college, but because she. hates me. It has been just the two of us for 27 years. Now I sit in an empty house, no friends...
    NO12TALK2 NO12TALK2 56-60, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    EP deleted my account and now i have to start over .... ughhhh hopefully my friends will find me again !!!!
    missjessc missjessc 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I hate everything I do and I wish I could change it all. I wish I could disappear away from life and never come back. I wish I never existed nor could breath because of the simple...
    lonelygypsy lonelygypsy 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I wish I shut up and listened more to the words he said, the hurt he felt. I wish I saw the signs because they were everywhere and recurring. I wish I didn't break his heart over...
    Wanderer25 Wanderer25 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I wish I can go back and change everything about my life. Change How I acted in school. Change my grades in school. Change the fact that I will be known for the "problem child" the...
    belongtoLyann belongtoLyann 18-21, F 13 Responses Nov 12

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    omg I'm hurting I feel so much pain in my heart when I think that I am no longer going to be with my husband. it suks when I wish I could look past all the pain he has caused me...
    lupeishappy lupeishappy 31-35, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    The date was August 12, 1992.... One of my best friends was talking to me about joining the military. In the back of my mind I could hear my grand fathers voice say... Go my boy...
    NewReasoning NewReasoning 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 7

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    Back to that warm summer evening so many years ago....when I first met you. Or one of the many nights, sitting under the streetlight in front of your house with you talking about...
    Oso41412 Oso41412 41-45, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I wonder... is there anything I could do to stop my family from breaking apart and floating away? Could I possibly stop this? There are so many things that I would like to reverse...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    I don't think it would be a completely fresh start but I think if I had the chance I would get into the medical field right out of school instead of waiting like I did. Then again...
    Tomorrowsday Tomorrowsday 26-30, M Oct 29

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. At the beggining of the year we got back into contact and basically fell in love over phone and...
    sarahc11 sarahc11 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    BOOM!! Right there!! Haha :p I would.....but I would prefer not to repeat mistakes I've made already :)
    kaixin97 kaixin97 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Been married for the past 14 years and it is coming to an end. Crazy scared about going out and attempting to meet someone new and feeling desired and accepted by another person...
    jules7712 jules7712 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 24

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