I Wish I Had Known Then What I Know Now

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    Had I Known....

    When I came to the US it was a huge change, everything was different and my own image of this country did not match reality. Lost on a Manhattan street I asked someone to help me and the person looked back at me with a blank expression and said; " No english". Shocker. People...
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    1 Response Feb 7, 2013

    " Mistakes "

    I spent 26 years is a loveless marriage. We fought all the time about my dressing up and her smoking pot. I was an over the road trucker and wasn't home much during the week, home every Saturday and Sunday. I made good money...we had a nice home and nice vehicles to drive, but...
    davis36a davis36a
    3 Responses Dec 28, 2011

    I Couldn't See It...

    She was so tiny, so small. A ninth grader, but with all the size and strength of a sixth grader. Oh, and how people used to make fun of her! Even the teachers would be 'in' on it, sometimes, basically everyone treated her like their own personal 'funfactory'... They'd ask her...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2008

    I'm Not In It To Win It; I'm In It For You.

    If I had known then what remorse really felt like, I never would have made the mistakes that I made. I can't forgive myself, and many days, my past is the first thing on my mind when I wake. I made a promise to myself; a promise to you. You will never have to cry again...
    MissLefroy MissLefroy
    18-21, F
    Aug 18, 2011
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