I Wonder What Life Would Be Like Had I Made a Different Choice

Reflecting upon our choices in life; researching stories of life's choices for book. 110 People

    I recently came to the realization

    that the one decision that altered the course of my life the most was one that was partly irrational. I grew up in the Northeastern US. I went to college there. when I applied to graduate schools, there were two which responded with a reasonable amount of financial aid: one was...
    eddiecarbone eddiecarbone
    61-65, M
    2 Responses May 15, 2014

    My horse is my life honestly.

    If I had never have gotten her I don't know where my life would be at this point.
    jackdragon22399 jackdragon22399
    18-21, M
    Jan 27, 2015

    Quiet Desperation

    I'm surprised this group is not larger. Or maybe there are more people content with their life choices than I realized. I've always admired those who can say "I have no regrets." And hated them for it, also. I think those who are truly happy, are those who have choices and chose...
    samedeepwater samedeepwater
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Sep 28, 2011

    Is Life's Course Predestined, Or Is It Our Choice?

    One particular event that comes to mind for me dates back to 1986, when I had entered and won a “Twist” dance contest with a good friend at the time; a friend with whom I had an extremely fond attraction and also with whom I eventually...
    researchguy researchguy
    Dec 14, 2008

    Sometimes I wish I was never born.

    Seems as if everything I do is wrong.. I've been ****** over my whole life.. They think money and buying my happiness makes me.. happy. it doesn't. It kills me even more. When I was younger, I had no idea what was going on. Until I got older, that's when it hit me.. hard. My...
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    2 Responses Dec 10, 2013
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