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I Wish I Knew Now What I Knew Then

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 151 People

    I Love This Group

    I had to join this group because I discovered today that I don't remember as lot of the things I learned in college the first three times I went. I was working on a project and for the life of me I could not remember how to formulate some of the data. Argh!!!!  I remember...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2010

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    I Wish I Knew

    I wish I knew now,What I knew then,Must be loosing my marbles,Forgetting all the time.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 9, 2012

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    I Knew Better... I Just Forgot!!

    I sometimes wonder, "Why did you DO that when you full well know the outcome!?" Maybe, it's because I don't remember the details now. Now that I'm older, what I knew then, doesn't serve me anymore today and I have changed. I left that useless behavior, mindset, habit or belief...
    SakuraGrl SakuraGrl 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2013

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    So Many Moments That I Know I Experienced But ...

    I really do wish I knew now what I knew then ! There have been so many moments in my life and a few key moments that I told myself to never forget but I somehow I have managed to forget them. But it's a strange experience now, I mean it's like I know that there was something...
    LightningSoul LightningSoul 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2013

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    In Some Ways, The Older I Get, The Less I Know

    I don't mean in terms of factual stuff, I mean in terms of being so sure of myself all the time.  There were times when I was a teenager where I was sure I knew exactly what wedding was right -- for everyone, what music YOU should be listening to, what books should be...
    SaratogaGirl SaratogaGirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 25, 2010

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    I wish this alot. Bad memories of mistakes and regrets. I wish they would all just go away and leave me alone.
    JynxScream JynxScream 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    there is a woman I care for deeply and want to seek a relationship with, but as much as I feel close to her. I have even talked about moving in with her later this year. she...
    caer caer 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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    my day sucked butt......... nothing good came from it besides the fact I'm still breathing. i wish he could just LITERALLY be here for me
    jontony jontony 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    We are facing a federal election in my country. I am Canadian. I made a very small donation to one political party and they won't stop sending emails asking for more. This party...
    MsAnnieMack MsAnnieMack 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I CAN, it's a curse ( I can underSTAND why larger people might hate me but Ive been skinny all my life, it's no picnic either, it really isn't, I'D like to be percieved about 25-50...
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    When I was born, in 1995, my parents suspected that there was something "wrong" with me. As a baby, my head would always be nodding towards the floor, but my eyes looking straight...
    theskyisarainbow theskyisarainbow 16-17, M 5 hrs ago

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    Buy a hundr'd pounds of yeast and some copper line Everybody knew he was makin moonshine...
    NotQuiteRite NotQuiteRite 51-55, M 6 hrs ago

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    i seriously wish my mind had a delet button..i could delet all bad things from my life..i think too much and i fed up totally from this..i wish i can go back in my past years i...
    sarafais sarafais 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    You want me to burn. I see now why I keep trying to bury myself and you keep bringing me back up to torture me some more. I thought you didn't know what you were doing to me...
    saraandherfoxes saraandherfoxes 26-30, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Do you know what I keep deep inside ? what I try so hard to hide? Do you know how much I abandon my feelings to open my mind? Do you know when it becomes must for me to act as if...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 9 hrs ago

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    "Wildest Dreams" He said, "Let's get out of this town, Drive out of the city, away from the crowds." I thought heaven can't help me now. Nothing lasts forever, but this is gonna...
    TheGoddessB TheGoddessB 31-35, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I've always missed a dad in my life, maybe that's why I'm into old men sometimes (not THAT old, but adult, at least like 28-38). My biological father came from Lebanon and I don't...
    MutedVoice MutedVoice 18-21, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    How love is lost... Ours was a quiet destruction, Unraveling with such exquisite subtlety, That I can neither blame you, nor me for remaining oblivious, until it was much too...
    wildf1ower wildf1ower 26-30 5 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    My parents are divorced for almost 12 Years now. The reason for their divorce is that my father is a very unpredictibal person. One moment he jokes around the other moment he...
    theBoringFriend theBoringFriend 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    Even if people came with warning labels, I doubt I'd read them. I would plunge right in hoping that they would not shrink down to their real size, small and ill-fitting, cutting...
    ArtesLife ArtesLife 51-55, F 18 hrs ago

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    Right now am in my office....CHANGE surrounds me... A few days ago i would be savoring my cup of coffee with a decadent chocolate chip cookie. Now i have little packs of nuts...
    Strawberrygiggles Strawberrygiggles 41-45, F 4 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I've read the book Gone with the Wind and then I fell in love the main role Jane Eyre. She is strong-minded and an outstanding nice girl. She is brave to go after her own love...
    jessyung jessyung 26-30, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Loving someone one who u thought was different but as time goes bye u figure out that he's just like everyone other man I have met..he seems to think its ok to be on a dating web...
    BrowneyeBeauty BrowneyeBeauty 41-45, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    $2000 a month x 12 months x 50 years = $1,200,000- Yes, this is my one wish, $1,200,000- I could plan a stable future for my daughter having this amount...allotted to me monthly...
    cjkenton cjkenton 36-40 1 day ago

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    i know you are mad right now. but again you shouldn't be tracking my phone and computer.
    bigsarge6996 bigsarge6996 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    if I told people that I am bipolar and have PTSD from childhood traumas, and military traumas would they want to know me... Or would they politely exit stage left once they found...
    harleyblu73 harleyblu73 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I need honest opinions. I don't need anyone to bash me or judge me. Just please put yourself in my shoes...this is a long one. I hooked up with a guy that I have had on and off...
    nh8907 nh8907 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    It was 2002 and she embraced me and gave me a goodbye kiss. They were embarking on a new chapter in their lives. No romance but a great friendship. Her husband was one my best...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    What s more, this boss will spitfire around itself, the melee need avoid. Protection mode: when its personal is organic, toss toxins and start 4 wrench to stop http://www.fifa...
    c253561005 c253561005 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I feel like my whole life was a waste. I can't find any purpose to it all. I'm not suicidal or anything it just seems like at this age I should have done more. I've had so many...
    pjay2015 pjay2015 46-50, F 17 Responses 5 days ago

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    Life is about fruitlessly spinning your wheels, going nowhere, and then you die. I don't even want to spin my wheels.
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    One in three women will experience violence/abuse from a man they know. And if you've ever been in an abusive relationship, you'll know it doesn't start out that way. It can feel...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    I hate the types of dads that think that they can buy their child's love. My dad being one. He can go months without speaking a word to me and suddenly I could be at his parents...
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    My 3 younger brothers all have great jobs and make over $30/hr. I make minimum wage if I can find a job. I have a lot of health problems which makes it almost impossible to hold a...
    BrokenAndDown BrokenAndDown 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    guys please tell me if I'm crazy okay? because I would like to know since I haven't met anyone who thinks like me but this is going to be a long story. So here's the thing. My...
    Hayden23 Hayden23 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M Aug 22

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M Aug 22

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    I wish ppl would read my profile before adding me or trying to chat with me. I am not trying to sound like an EP snob or come off as rude, but I have mostly all the information...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 22

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    If my wish could come true, then I wish that every 100th person, in the world, to blow their car horn will have all 4 tyres of their wheels blown off! However this will not cause...
    Sazzio Sazzio 26-30, M Aug 22

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    I wish I knew or understood about people better. Maybe gauge how someone actually feels about me, versus my hopes or my perception. I could learn to distinguish then who's good for...
    BellaNoches BellaNoches 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 21

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