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I Wish I Knew Now What I Knew Then

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 152 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 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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    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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    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 don't even know how to start saying this. And what the hell is even wrong with the people nowadays?? I live in Malaysia, a multiracial country with a Malay Muslim majority. I am...
    YongTauFoo YongTauFoo 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I wish you had, I'd've saved myself all the pain.
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Idk where people get I'm sexy and or beautiful and or cute, I'm not, their is nothing sexy about me, when I see me I see yuck, I have a big nose, fat cheeks, my eyes are OK...
    SassyNclassy04 SassyNclassy04 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    I hate my life. I wish I were dead. I feel like a loser and always have been the loser. No one ever cares about me no one ever loves me. I hate my life so ******* much.
    Lana11211 Lana11211 31-35 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    But I just feel ugly from the inside out for the first time in my life. I've always been over weight but that never bothered me. I felt beautiful and I was confident, so much so...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    If anyone knew how much i thought about it
    PatSadist PatSadist 41-45, M 11 hrs ago

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    I don't get it people will say that they're always there for you and are there whenever you need them but it's times like now when I need someone to talk to badly but nobody's here...
    emilywats1 emilywats1 13-15, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I was on vacation and that gave me time to get a bird-view on my life and my choices. Sadly, I didn't see a pretty view. I allowed my feelings to mask my life views and for awhile...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    A year ago, i would have never pictures my life the way it is now
    desistories desistories 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Whoever said it's better to have loved and lost than to not have loved at all...had no clue what s/he was talking about! And probably was a desperate single. The deeper the...
    Forrestgump93 Forrestgump93 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    icey1 icey1 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 19 Responses 4 days ago

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    The longer we are away from each other, the more I feel that you care less and less for me and that you're losing your feelings for me. I wish I knew then that "Absence makes the...
    LeeLooLeeLoo LeeLooLeeLoo 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I wish not to be alone. :(
    MaharlikaAko MaharlikaAko 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wish I was beside you now.
    MaharlikaAko MaharlikaAko 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I could really use one right now
    loneleyboy loneleyboy 13-15, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    One of the best article I came across ... Do you often engage in conversations with your narcissist that leave you feeling like you were talking to a brick wall or worse, maybe...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 8 Responses a week ago

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    I would wish for a house, I am tired of being homeless.
    Hisbonnie Hisbonnie 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    This is just a story I wanna share. The "I am Fat and Sexy - that's what I tell myself" line is not about me, but about my younger sister. My sister is three years younger than I...
    talkinginstringcups talkinginstringcups 18-21, F a week ago

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    I wish I could go back in time to when I got my best friend drunk twice and did her both times the second time I got her to do a wine bottle in the wine cellar
    bandit5320 bandit5320 31-35, M a week ago

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    That my son had really given me the "Wallet on never-ending $100-dollar bills" he promised me when he was seven or eight (8-9 years ago). Would have made life so much simpler.
    Writer1967 Writer1967 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    My whole life has been in transition from birth , my mom wasn't married when she got pregnant wiv me , she was my Dad's secretary 19 years old an he was 35 going through a divorce...
    KimmidyKrikket13 KimmidyKrikket13 46-50, F a week ago

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    The truth is a funny thing. Humans are driven to find it. Yet, very often, the truth hurts us. Human curiosity looks illogical when described this way. Really, the drive to find...
    DepressedDemigod DepressedDemigod 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    "I wish I never liked you. I wish I didn't waste all those times talking to you or thinking about you. I wish I didn't worry or cared about all the times you ignored me. I wish I...
    TjDee TjDee 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    I could use one simple wish. This wish would change my life and I would be happy. I would use it to wish he were here rather than 2000 miles away. I wanna be able to make him feel...
    Hisbonnie Hisbonnie 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I would give ANYTHING and I do mean ANYTHING to get one right now
    Deathwish2015 Deathwish2015 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Moving far away from my relatives and friends is too difficult for me. Everything seems so different at a young age, one felt like they just left the whole world behind them. I...
    AnTruong AnTruong 13-15, F Jun 28

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    I'm reaching the end of a marriage that has done a lot of good, but has failed to fill two hearts in the way true love and a lifetime commitment should. I will soon announce to her...
    Bfinally Bfinally 51-55, M 4 Responses Jun 28

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    We used to be best friends and talk about everything and tell one another everything with out judging, now it's not like that anymore. We have faded slowly and it sucks so bad cuz...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F Jun 27

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    But I know that's impossible. Had anyone told me ten years ago, I would have laughed at him. That knowledge could not have been had without living through the consequences and...
    AndSto AndSto 26-30, M Jun 26

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    what's the point. I tried to talk to people but then they be giving me hard time to even keep the conversation going. i just want one night man. can't even have that. just start...
    masmelo masmelo 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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