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I Wish I Knew Now What I Knew Then

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 152 People

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    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 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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    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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    Further, I resent my parents for bringing me into this awful world to have to endure this awful thing called life. I was a Pollyanna once upon a time. Back then I was delusional...
    LG1987 LG1987 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    today i was a total a** to my boyfriend and i just kept saying mean things! the real deal is that i was stressed out, hurt, overwhelmed....... but i just kept being mean. i was...
    lilukluv lilukluv 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I used to see no point in self harm because it would only mean even more pain, but now what I see is a different pain that will temporarily distract me from the pain I constantly...
    bandgeekavery bandgeekavery 13-15, T 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Maybe I'm diffrent. Or perhaps difficult to understand at times.I know I'm not a beauty queen,but my inner beauty shines through my personality.I don't ask for material things,nor...
    KAYDUBAU KAYDUBAU 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    I feel like i don't have any friends they never understand anything I'm going through i have anxiety so it's hard for me to talk to them about the way i feel about certain things...
    Snowbunny8711 Snowbunny8711 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    Life has been one giant whirlwind mess lately. I quite my job, was gone for two straight weeks for different camps, came back for a week and packed all of my stuff for school and...
    LittleMsGreenEyes LittleMsGreenEyes 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I do wish to meet some however sometimes people are t all they seem. I quite often ponder 'are they really what they say they are?' Sometimes they might be but others they may not...
    thedimone thedimone 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    It doesn't even matter anymore. Continuously dealing with people entering and existing my life, does not phase me anymore. If you come, I'll care because my heart is loving, if you...
    MasterWonderPiece MasterWonderPiece 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I have started using a ten second delay. I still say stuff but now it comes with what appears to be some sort of thoughtful pause...I still **** people off but now it takes a...
    samhart1 samhart1 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Arghh those moments when you get sick of yourself after scrolling through saved emails , old secret posts on certain sites or even photos on your phone. Then all of a sudden it's...
    sissybf sissybf 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I wish I didn't know what I know today about growing up as a child. The things I saw and heard are all coming back to me now as the years pass by. I wish I had a delete...
    cyndeerella cyndeerella 31-35, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    It was 4 years back when i wanted to conquer the world. I started drawing as a kid and at 12 discovered my artistic abilities when i would create something and be appreciated for...
    Bllahblah Bllahblah 22-25, M 18 hrs ago

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    I wish I could forget her.... she made me so happy.... but every time I think of her now, ikj wish someone would shoot me.... I was in love.... and still am....
    100BlackRoses 100BlackRoses 16-17, F 19 hrs ago

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    I am a medical student and somehow I have felt really upset about it. I dont know why. Most people will be very happy to study medicine under scholarship but i feel really weighed...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 22-25, F 20 hrs ago

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    can someone tell me why...this is so hard... the guy i been in love with makes me feel like i don't matter.... he always treat other people better then me... i try and tell him...
    chynawhyte72 chynawhyte72 41-45 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    It's never me. The scary reality of the world is that you could be everything someone wants but they'll still look past you because everyone wants what they can't and don't have...
    CassandraLynn96 CassandraLynn96 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Right now I'm working at a factory my mom used to work in. I wish I helped her out more around the house, knowing all the people she'd dealt with and the fatigue she comes home...
    JuanJohnJ3rry JuanJohnJ3rry 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Slowly start out little lip pecks then a little kissing of the neck to work my way back up to the lips then a little more force keeping the lips closed for a little while while...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    AS much has I hated high school, I'd give anything to start it all over, anything to get the last 4 years of my life back because the way things are now, definitely isn't worth it...
    samstrykez samstrykez 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's a bit of a read. But it's a tiny part of the last 4 years: I was only 17 when I fell in love. It happened very unexpectedly and fast that I wasn't entirely sure what was...
    AlexR94 AlexR94 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    NEXT VIDEO TRANSMUTATIONS Greetings everyone! So during Classes in college, An assignment was given to understand how exactly does a water spider Walk & Run on Water.. Of course...
    icey1 icey1 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Why do we empaths are willing to put up and suffer the abuses of a narcissistic partner? We want the relationship to work so bad that rather than risk losing it, we would rather...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 21 Responses 5 days ago

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    In some ways, I don't. Although it's frustrating now to be married, unfulfilled, and unable to flex my man powers, if I had known back when.... I'd probably have died from...
    SonOfTheDelta SonOfTheDelta 46-50, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was 17 years old and 3 months pregnant when I met him. I was all alone and so scared. We immediately took to each other and fell in love quick. It wasn't until after I had my son...
    onlyhuman1 onlyhuman1 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I wish I would've started saving a long time ago when I was living with my parents. It's much harder trying to save when you are single, have a car note, student loans, and a...
    VanitySux VanitySux 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have had very strange dreams and out of body experience. And I need help understanding what's happening. I don't know of I'm an angel getting ready for battle or what. Please...
    Hartleyhaha Hartleyhaha 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Sadness is necessary I order to feel true happiness and appreciation. There have been several points in my life when I was depressed for months at a time. There's always this...
    Jthecat Jthecat 16-17, F a week ago

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    I now know that romance, at least for myself, is a fantasy, nothing more. Real life, real relationships, are tough on a person. There is no "happily ever after"! People are going...
    LonesumnTx LonesumnTx 51-55, F 9 Responses a week ago

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    I have learned a lot about women, and I now know that they are (Most but not all ) out for a free ride sugar daddy. Keep that in my guys when you have all those hormones raging...
    MikeMachinist MikeMachinist 61-65, M 5 Responses Jul 24

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    You cant go wrong with a bit of The Stranglers now and then :) 
    Hypnotia Hypnotia 51-55, M Jul 23

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    I made a decision that cost me eternal love, joy, peace, relationship... all the good things that only Love Himself can give. I don't understand why I did it, the only answer would...
    Coloursearching Coloursearching 22-25 Jul 23

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    Honestly I wish men understood what pregnant women go through. Last night I was in so much pain I am now 30 weeks pregnant and I feel sore all over and its been such a hot summer...
    muffin30 muffin30 26-30, F Jul 21

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    He is no longer a concern of mine, but the victims in his shameless selfishness are. What makes this person so enticing and wonderful on a surface level is in how he makes you feel...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    Im doing anything and everything to avoid Recognising how much pain im in. Im trying so hard not to because once i feel it ... I know it'll never stop . I dostract myself with...
    FAIRYboobs FAIRYboobs 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I'm tired of being a life im really tired what a life i have. My brother cant keep secrets and keeps and always lie my mother is always mad at me and the most mad is at me my dad...
    yosua yosua 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    I wish I knew that I shouldn't waste my feelings n all my time to someone that doesn't care bout me
    Negiin Negiin 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    Today has been tough! I cant sleep and im well just mad and alne. I have many co-workers and people in my personal life that love to express their feelings/disgust about...
    justlivin4fun justlivin4fun 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16