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I Wish I Would've Chosen the Other Road

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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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    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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    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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    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...
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    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    foreverWantingMore foreverWantingMore 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 13

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    megansunshine megansunshine 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 17

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    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 18

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