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I Wish I Would've Chosen the Other Road

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    There's a long story behind this and it's not too happy but I wish I knew a guy liked me when he did. I wish he would've talked to me instead of my friend cause I know it would...
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    I don't know... I think that maybe I don't have the same mentality as many of the OW's out there. Maybe it's because, even though he is technically married (which in fact does...
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    Ryel004F Ryel004F 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    jamieontherun jamieontherun 31-35, F Aug 19

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    TheEyesofSeraphim TheEyesofSeraphim 26-30, F Aug 28

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    but I can't. So I can only move forward. I can not change the past nor change the outcome of things that have already happened. I can however act in the now in order to steer my...
    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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