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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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I wish people wouldn't hide behind a different picture on here. I have mine out in the open because I like being honest with people about anything and everything concerning me. Yes...
    meli347 meli347 13-15, F Nov 30

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    This is a bit of a mixed post... sorry for the length. I've chosen to impose no contact again.. I'm going to promise myself to not initiate/nor respond. I know that he is simply...
    Scorpionchild Scorpionchild 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F a week ago

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F a week ago

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    Weird things going on with the guy I met on Saturday some even similar to my MM. For example: they are both the same age, only 6 days apart which means they are both Cancers like...
    Chicadelcaribe Chicadelcaribe 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I would go back to November 2013 when my brother was still here. We just had thanksgiving at my house and played Xbox 360. It was the best day ever. I miss him terribly. I wish I...
    blackjack1808 blackjack1808 31-35, M 10 Responses Nov 30

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    60th post. I hope everyone takes the time to read this post. This happened about half an hour ago, but let me start at the beginning. It's Sunday 2.20am when I started writing this...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    WHY just why. That was awful and I feel even worse about myself than I already did feel. I had to go otherwise my money would've been cut completely and I would starve to death. I...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response 3 days ago

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    If I can only have one wish my wish would be for everyone to get along and see past stereotypes. This world is so wicked full of sick people.
    xjourneyx xjourneyx 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    My ex broke up with me 2 and a half months ago. We were together for 4 months while we were away in an internship program. There were 50 of us in a new city and we had class...
    torres89013 torres89013 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    I started typing "I wonder" and this title popped up. It made me think. What WOULD My life be like if I did? Dare I say... It would be better and Easier?... I make choices...
    HopeGluesMyBrokenHeart HopeGluesMyBrokenHeart 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    Almost 4pm today when he finally decided to contact me and that was only an email. He said the phone he uses to contact me without her noticing was "cut off" and he didnt noticed...
    Chicadelcaribe Chicadelcaribe 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    When I was in 8th grade, I met this girl and she was like instantly my best friend, we were so close, we told each other everything. We would ignore our other friends and go off by...
    whydoifuckingexist whydoifuckingexist 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    He was unhappy, neglected...as was I. We started talking as friends, commiserating I guess. He was admittedly a little nerdy, which I also thought was cute. He was super polite and...
    sunnygrlamy sunnygrlamy 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 27

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    Two days later I'm no longer negotiating with myself I'm negotiating with him again with the time I'll see him Thursday both with our busy schedules....back at it with no mention...
    Readytomoveon2015 Readytomoveon2015 31-35, F 7 Responses Dec 2

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    Update I did see him and I think I needed to. I was honest and told him he was getting ignored he offered an hour and I got the full day unplanned. He got the memo as he's been...
    Readytomoveon2015 Readytomoveon2015 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 9

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    Got to spend half a day with him today and as usual, he made sweet love to me for hours like no one has ever done before. There was so much kissing and caressing eachother involved...
    Chicadelcaribe Chicadelcaribe 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    !!!!!!!!!! Sooo first overnight is going super fantastic so far! He's been back and forth from the hotel to work all day. He's currently working. I arrived here last night after 3...
    Maybe0neday Maybe0neday 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 4

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    Yes it does... What do you think will provide oxygen to your internals... You would be dead otherwise.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    missed a call from him yesterday because an old college bf (first true love, which I compare my heart meter to know the level of feelings , comfort and intensity to. like does this...
    justinsneedow justinsneedow 41-45, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    62nd post. Well here I am again, and I live to see another day. Nobody killed me and I didn't kill anybody, and I guess today I feel like it was all just a dream. It's easy to...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I'm the youngest of 3 children. My dad is an alcoholic and was never home when I was growing up. He would go to work and then go to the bar with his friends for hours after work...
    IHeartthislove8 IHeartthislove8 18-21, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    "A glimpse into the life of an Army Wife" I was pleasantly surprised this year when I put my boys on the baseball team off post. It was a much better program than the previous...
    StunningPhoenix StunningPhoenix 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    28th post. A couple of other times that spring to mind when I think about the abuse, were two instances where once again I can't understand what went wrong. A few years back we...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    40th post...Wow, it's my 40th birthday in 3 months and this is my 40th post. I'm going to take this post as being symbolic. How am I feeling today?? I can feel the bad feelings...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    Today i waited for his text all day and nothing....wasnt upset and actually kept myself busy at work...then out of nowhere he texts me asking how i am amd he says he thought about...
    clamar44 clamar44 26-30, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I think I will faint if I actually meet this hunk of a man! Like, seriously. I'm crushing on him harder than I have EVER crushed on any man. Well, it's not so much Stephen Amell...
    BrokenHeartedOlicityShipper BrokenHeartedOlicityShipper 70+, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    56th post..This will be my last post on the Sydney siege. 2 innocent lives were lost early this morning, as a selfish individual stormed a coffee shop and decided to play God for a...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Today is a difficult day for me. One year ago today I was in an emergency room by myself all night losing an unplanned but not unwanted pregnancy that occurred two years into my...
    elizabethmariejazz elizabethmariejazz 36-40, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Well, now starts my week without him. He came by this morning and brought Christmas gifts for my daughter and me. I gave him his. He loved it. Then we went for a nice long bike...
    iunderstand1234 iunderstand1234 51-55, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    The title of this post says it all. I wish I knew then what I know now. I know that I am still very young, and this will probably apply when I'm older, but I can still see just how...
    Heresmystory Heresmystory 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Hi ****** We met walking home from school remember you telling me about your kids. I then remember each time I saw you we say hi. I knew you was a MM and you lived opposite me...
    stupid28 stupid28 31-35, F Dec 13

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    I've been able to keep it to the back of my mind for so long by being busy. I try and ignore the guilt and focus on more pressing issues. But...now that I find myself with less to...
    peacekeeper15 peacekeeper15 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 26

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    I wish I could just go through the day saying everything I wanted to without a thought of being nice, polite and not wanting to hurt someone's feelings. For instance when the...
    StormyG1 StormyG1 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    41st post..I'm ready to tackle the past again, because I'm in such an agro mood. First a little bit on the agro mood. He has been so nice to me for a number of weeks now, not...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    44th post. Well I'm almost done telling my story, maybe about 10 more in depth posts to come, and a few randoms. I've saved the best for last, as in the events that led up to my...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    18th post. For anyone who has been following my posts this one is a must read. I am shaking and my hands are sweating bullets because I know this is the truth of it all. The actual...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 24

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