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I Wish I Would've Chosen the Other Road

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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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I wish I could just go up to someone that is in emotional pain touch them on the shoulder and tell them everything was okay. At that instant I would absorb all the pain they are...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 30

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    Honestly I would rather myself go through pain than somebody else go through pain. It's just so horrible to see something bad happen to them. It makes me think what did they do to...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    I hate seeing people suffer, whether if I know them or not. I can never watch someone hurt and not wish that there was something that I could do. The more that I care about someone...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T 2 Responses Oct 13

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    Definitely. I truly hate seeing others upset about something. It hurts to see them crying or ready to punch someones lights out. I am always here for anyone who would like to talk...
    AngelicMerrow AngelicMerrow 18-21, F Oct 1

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    I hate knowing that you're going through so much and i'm there helplessly listening. I wish i could do something to help you. I don't want to watch you suffer like this.
    DreamingSouls DreamingSouls 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    The pain is there simply because the relationship mattered to you. You felt an honest, passionate, authentic, deep-down LOVE for your partner. And that is a GREAT thing. That’s...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 9

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    I've decided to take a break from him for awhile. Last week he cancelled our lunch date because he was busy with work (he didn't leave his office at all that day). Then we missed...
    DarlingEll DarlingEll 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    All summer i have laid topless on the patio, drove topless in the car, slipped my top off in the public pool and even made a quick trip outside in just my panties. I have gone out...
    janie35 janie35 31-35, F 13 Responses Sep 22

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    Heavensbluerose: "But just tell me :) and il tell you and tomorrow when i get home we'll talk in other app i guess.." :'( Why didn't i just showed her my gorgeous face right...
    Listening2us Listening2us 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    I miss him ugh my first love I've known him going on ten years I just wish he never would've married her he regrets it but he's gotta try to get her to mess up so he can get his...
    elyayamama elyayamama 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I like to start a new reality TV show in the same context as the food networks show Diners,Drive-Ins and Dives. My show would be going on road trips meet all my busty female E.P...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    One of the aspects i love the most about EP is the ability to search through stories, and find those who are brave and humble enough to admit they feel hopeless, depressed and...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    Ones that are strong and alone and not needy towards others I can never fathom the idea of being alone I'd rather die than be abandoned, hate or ignored. True strength comes...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F Oct 10

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    so today is this girls birthday and she would've been 19 but she took her life last year and I've wondered time and time again ,,why would god or anyone keep me here for 😢
    DreaSmurph DreaSmurph 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I'd go back to the end of 9th grade where I had to make the decision if I wanted to get homeschooled or not.. I would've said no instead of yes. Okay, every kid in school dreams...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M Oct 11

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    I am writing this post in hopes that it gives some of you ladies, waiting to be with your mm, hope and encouragement to hang on. First a little backstory on me. I have been with my...
    sensitiveme sensitiveme 31-35, F 8 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I wish I knew my 'committed' man wouldn't notify his friends or family or ex-girlfriends on Facebook that we were engaged after 3 years and 2 kids. I wish I knew he would be...
    terriblylonely3 terriblylonely3 36-40, F 6 hrs ago

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    Excitement has turned into stress and an immense amount of pressure. I'm starting to freak out, you guys. My last post was pretty hopeful, just wanting to be excited about this...
    Ahmazing Ahmazing 31-35, F 8 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I saw him again last night. We had fun, although we still haven't slept together since we began talking again. we agreed when we saw each other the first time that we would take...
    Unexlove Unexlove 26-30, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Today i realized that we have talked, really talked, maybe 3 times in the past month, and im ok with that... I think i am finally ready to move on. I hope that he crosses my mind...
    ItsGracie ItsGracie 31-35, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    **Update** We sat in his car for an hour and talked. She found out on Sunday night. He didn't want to have sex with her so she got pissed and suspicious since it's been months...
    RedSheep2 RedSheep2 26-30, F 7 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Right ladies, I have decided to post something that suddenly hit home to me over last couple months. You can disregard it if you wish, you can ignore it or not read it, you can...
    monty1212 monty1212 26-30, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wish me and my step dad had a better relationship with each other for now on
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47 13-15, F 18 mins ago

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    the most of my life passed by seeing my father lying on the roads, drunk. my mother hitting me over my childhood curiosities like opening up the fridge a lot many times and my...
    smilingbabaji smilingbabaji 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    I've been seeing this guy since July, he has a fiance that he's been with for 6 years, and he tells me they have no intention of actually getting married, that they did but he is...
    meredithgreyxo meredithgreyxo 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    It's crazy...I think the best thing that ever happened for me was to dump that "relationship" I had with the MM! If I didn't, I never would have gone through my stages of grief and...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Can't take this :( no contact all day yesterday. Considering he said it was only space and we would never lose each other, why do I not even get a 'how are you' message? Am I that...
    foreverWantingMore foreverWantingMore 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    I found this on the internet - Hope it helps someone. 5 stages of grief - how it applies to infidelity Posting from another site. This will help you understand that the...
    NOWHealing NOWHealing 61-65, F 3 days ago

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    I was in the West Kootenays close to Winlaw and Slocan areas with a traveling buddy who insisted that the map indicated a drive up the mountain and over to get to the other side...
    lutqueet lutqueet 56-60, F Oct 5

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    Something that has always bothered me... Specifically brought to mind when (I think it was stalked?) posted on koko's trolls thread... Why is it that having a secret relationship...
    ElsieJay ElsieJay 41-45, F 8 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I wish I was dead everyday of my life. I have had suicidal thoughts and tendencies since I was 11 years old. My parents divorced when I was 1 year old. Ever since I could remember...
    Meatball20 Meatball20 22-25, M a week ago

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    I wish my parents would stop fighting,My Parents Never fight in the house. Whenever they get into an argument(fight)there always either in the car or somewhere else. They go out...
    Brian1239565 Brian1239565 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I'm brimming with Intention... Scolding with Anger... A T how Blind this place has become Neither You or I will ever...as in never, be granted permission from the silent voice...
    Ferric67 Ferric67 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've made great friends on ep
    adam987 adam987 16-17, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Well, it's my first time posting on here so please be kind! I've been the other woman for nearly a year now. We kissed at a works Christmas party and things escalated pretty...
    Danni11112 Danni11112 31-35, F 9 Responses Oct 12

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    Being an adult sucks most of the time. I put one foot in front of the other and keep going.
    thecellardoor thecellardoor 31-35, F 9 hrs ago

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    Tomorrow my MM (I guess now my ex-MM) moves to a new state. His wife isn't going right away; she's staying to finish prepping the house for sale and to give the kids one last...
    inaraserra inaraserra 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 26

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    I walk into work yesterday and immediately I can sense a difference in his presence. There isn't the same joy to see me that he usually has. I change into my uniform and when I...
    lostanddistraught lostanddistraught 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    Well we got busted.............. Sunday before last we went to the football game together and then to eat afterwards. Both were intoxicated. Met at the store before going home for...
    Jennbme24 Jennbme24 31-35, F 13 Responses Oct 7

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    I've never cheated on anyone, but I understand how it could happen...especially now that I'm married to a guy who hardly ever kisses me. I know myself well enough to know that I...
    dropdeadredhead dropdeadredhead 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 8

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