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I Wish I Would've Chosen the Other Road

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    The Great Debate

    I contemplated joining this group as I've trained myself not to have regrets. But the more I think about it the more I know that I'm just avoiding the truth. If I could go back I would change things. I would have gone directly to college and I would have purchased a home and a...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2007

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    The Other Road

    would have been we woukd have joined the peace corps or went to canada both mayhave been better then going in the service i spent 2 yeqaars inb a hospital and my wife was killed the next day and our mother killed her self thinking bot her kids were dead
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Jan 27, 2012

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    The Other Road

    would have been we woukd have joined the peace corps or went to canada both mayhave been better then going in the service i spent 2 yeqaars inb a hospital and my wife was killed the next day and our mother killed her self thinking bot her kids were dead
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Jan 27, 2012

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    Crossroads and Forks

    I have often dreamed of crossroads and also forks in the road ahead.  So when I reach a crossroad in my life I am aware that my choice will have a deep impact - not just on me but on those affected by my actions.  I agonise so long and hard about big decisions.  I...
    CrystalCat CrystalCat 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2007

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    Hindsight Is Perfect Vision

    I think it's a bit too easy to look back and say what would have been the better decision after the fact when you have all the information.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 2, 2011

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    Did I Take the High Road Or the Low Road?

    I sometimes wonder which road I really took. How do I know? given circumstances and making the decisions at the time, do you ever really know at the time, how it will all play out? I have made several decisions in my life,some didn't turn out the way I had pictured it. There...
    windy windy 46-50, F Apr 15, 2007

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    THE Crossroads

    every single one of us has found ourselves at a crossroad...and every single one of us has had to live with whichever road we chose to take...i know there have been many in my life that i chose wrong and now here i am trying to figure out why i chose to do the things i chose to...
    veronique31 veronique31 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 7, 2007

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    Maybe0neday Maybe0neday 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 3 Responses Feb 7

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    I would've killed everyone
    BlackRosesAmongLilies BlackRosesAmongLilies 13-15 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    bama5210 bama5210 51-55 2 Responses Feb 8

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    amodelcitizen amodelcitizen 36-40, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    eforempathy eforempathy 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    wickedone72 wickedone72 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    essexwolfotherkin essexwolfotherkin 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    OrchidsNuBlu OrchidsNuBlu 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    I've come to realise the damage is unrepairable. She is who she is now. A narcissist can't be changed. I only make her worse than she is being who I am.
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