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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...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 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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    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...
    veronique31 veronique31 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 7, 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...
    windy windy 46-50, F Apr 15, 2007

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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...
    CrystalCat CrystalCat 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2007

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    Some nice people here that wants to help me?
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    Nursery Designs- Well, hello everyone it's been a while hasn't it! Anyway, after my recent discovery of my PCOS I've had to put my TTC efforts on pause. Simply because my OB/GYN...
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    Beliefs I've live my four score and ten and I certainly believe in a god. I've been raised a Christian my whole life and I have struggled with what I did or didn't believe when...
    SuperFisherMan SuperFisherMan 66-70, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I wish I can go back and warn my mom of all the bull she's going to go thru with my dad. If he wasn't in the picture maybe my mom would've gotten married to someone else who would...
    Kaseirae14 Kaseirae14 22-25, F Apr 5

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    I really wish it was. It wouldn't have been long distance. You wouldn't have cheated on me, because I would've shamed you in public because of it. You wouldn't have gotten...
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Right now I appreciate allot of the comments from the other women who are supportive of other women. I am both the other woman and wife. I am out as the other woman because he got...
    christinehart christinehart 56-60, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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    I don't know, like I wish people would whisper to other people as they say me and go, "Oh my god she is SO pretty!" I wish they would come up to me and tell me how gorgeous I am...
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    Here's my list, with somewhat detailed answers: Smoked A Cigarette: Yes, many times Smoked A Cigar: Also many times Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex: No, I and I don't plan to...
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    I always dwell on my mistakes... I wish it was 10 years ago so I can get a second chance at life, meet him again for the first time, befriend the right people, avoid hurting my...
    LadyMayah LadyMayah 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I wish I could go back in time to when I was twelve or thirteen. I wouldn't have smoked and I probably would've got into guitar lessons to get better at playing. And on top of...
    mikeymindyou mikeymindyou 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    sexychubbygoddess sexychubbygoddess 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    THE EASY WAY OUT… The amount of times when I just wanted to walk and leave home… I think it can be easily done but then again I got nowhere to go so I would have to find...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Septisoul Septisoul 13-15, F Mar 28

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    I had open conversation with my love about our situation this week. I expressed to him everything i had in my mind and my heart, the good and the bad. I expressed to him my fears...
    CountryGirl028 CountryGirl028 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Are any of you guys actually friends or "acquaintances" with the wife of your MM? I actually have her on my Facebook! We (him and I) are very careful on commenting or liking or...
    musicandnotes musicandnotes 22-25, F 8 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    "Ask and ye shall recieve." I help others because I believe it to be moral behavior, and enjoy it mostly in a 'I'm doing the right thing' kind of way. When I was deciding what to...
    TragicMonkey TragicMonkey 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 28

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    Yeah... talk about a waste of time or low self esteem after the break up with the wrong person... for me being single has taught me more about who I am and what I want in life...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 21

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    When we were growing up we were spanked bare by both parents in front of our siblings until puberty, when we reached puberty we just told a parent (boys told dad, girls told mom...
    KirstyAJohnson KirstyAJohnson 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I think I have decided, I can't do this.. I feel my emotions are ready to let go... There has been a disconnect lately.. I am just going to cut ties.. Either way this needs to be...
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    I can't seem to control what is happening to me. I don't even know how to start. All I know is I am hating myself more and more each day. The guilt of being a disappointment to my...
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    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    The last couple of days I really wanted to share but got so brassed off with the trolls etc I just couldn't be bothered. I got to see the OM on Wednesday. He had to cancel on...
    CuriousKat12 CuriousKat12 51-55, F 2 hrs ago

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    I've begged him to stop talking me back into "us" and I think it finally worked. For over 20 months... I've been ending it and he's been showing me why we work and should continue...
    lilsecret1 lilsecret1 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    To those of you who have a significant other,someone to share your life with and to come home to...you are so blessed. For those who wish they were single, let me give you a short...
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    A Warning I've been on every side of an affair that a person can be on. I've been the scorned spouse. I've been the cheater. I've been the other woman. And I am not biased here...
    DogsOfJezebel DogsOfJezebel 26-30 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    BrokenKeeley99 BrokenKeeley99 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    phobia1998 phobia1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Christmas Eve of 2011, my boyfriend proposed to me with a beautiful ring on the docks of a lake in rural Newport Vermont. I've always loved him. I've always wanted him. There's...
    irelate14 irelate14 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I have not seen him in person in something like 16 months...I've lost track actually, imagine that! Our conversations have dropped off to about once a month. Those conversations...
    hisbratforever hisbratforever 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I have been hesitant to share my story, maybe because I have so many doubts about it, and maybe because it’s not like what everyone else is experiencing. I was also being...
    SideOrderOfCrazy SideOrderOfCrazy 41-45, F 8 Responses Mar 24

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    It begins like this. When I was young I would wear my two older sisters clothes and play with their toys. Never had a lot of interest in boy stuff. I've worn girls clothes in the...
    Imageobsessed Imageobsessed 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Yess another post from little old me! I do apologise for so many posts in the last couple of days girls, but, I know it sounds sad, but I truly feel I have friends here, who...
    hayleysusannah hayleysusannah 18-21, F 8 Responses