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I Wish I Knew Now What I Knew Then

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 148 People

    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 Jun 16, 2013

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    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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    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 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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    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 hurt so bad for so long. I don't even remember what I was like before this. Why did you leave like that? I have spouts of joy where I momentarily forget you. But your always...
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    JJLEIGH JJLEIGH 26-30, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    There are several things I would have done differently, including one major change that would have affected several things in my life. But, would I be the same person I am now?
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    I am a 19 years old male, but since I was 13, I started to want to be a woman. So when I turned 15 I started creating these Facebook Fake Accounts of girls I knew from High School...
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