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I Wonder What Life Would Be Like If I Made Different Decisions

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    Different Decisions, Different Life ...

    Of course,  I would never want to go back and change anything in my life.  I feel like I am where I am today and I accept that.  BUT, do you ever wonder what if would be like if ....? I am a married woman, have 2 kids, have a good career and make decent money...
    Mellpn Mellpn 31-35, F Feb 29, 2008

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    Moving

    There is only one time that I really truely wonder about. I was 15, and living in what I considered to be hell- even to this say I still refer to it like that. I was taking my exams and while all that was going on we had to see the guidance teacher to discuss what we wanted to do...
    Tigerlilly25 Tigerlilly25 26-30, F Dec 8, 2011

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    Just One Fork In My Road

    Sometimes in the dark of night I lay in bed and wonder how my life would have been changed. I can pinpoint some very significant moments where if I had chosen another path my life would have been something else. I will never know if it would have been for the better but it...
    prncesspain prncesspain 36-40, F Mar 1, 2011

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    I Wonder..

    I wonder what my life would be like if I'd followed my childhood dream to become a photographer instead of heeding my sensible mother's advice to become a nurse.  I imagine myself traveling the world, taking spectacular images, seeing other cultures,  awing their...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 8 Responses Nov 19, 2009

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    A Better Person

    If I had made a better decision and listened to advice. I would be at home, watching tv infront of the fire, with my children and wife. Not wondering what if... Not existing in a life with a woman I thought was my future. Sure she is pretty and exciting. But with that came the...
    dad1976 dad1976 36-40, M Oct 11, 2012

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    Just One Fork In My Road

    Sometimes in the dark of night I lay in bed and wonder how my life would have been changed. I can pinpoint some very significant moments where if I had chosen another path my life would have been something else. I will never know if it would have been for the better but it...
    prncesspain prncesspain 36-40, F Mar 1, 2011

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    Split Desicion

    When I was not so young ago, I was faced with the prospect of being alone. The being of no value to me I was someone who always had this fear of.abandonments. I have had this since I was wee little man. My friends and family always criticised me for my childish fear. Being an...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 7, 2011

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    Take A Path

    Who cares about those ifs ...
    scarecrowe scarecrowe 22-25, M Sep 29, 2010

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    What If….

    What if…. I wonder where I would be today if I would have listen to my gut feeling instead of my mother... “don’t go away to College you’re the only one that helps me” only to finish College 13 years later due to mainly working to help the family/ her or if I would have...
    IshouldHaveNOT IshouldHaveNOT 31-35, F Jul 26, 2012

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    I'm Surprised

    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...
    samedeepwater samedeepwater 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 7, 2011

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    When I Have Trouble Sleeping

    Some nights, when Mr. Sandman won't come knocking at my door, I play the game; Would've Should've Could've. It's not a health game and at times fills my head with doubts, but in the end I have my life infront of me. I tend not to look back because I am not sure if I want to see...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M Sep 8, 2011

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    Often Wonder

    I often wonder what would be like if I could go back in time and choose the other path when I came to that very critical fork in the road. Would I have been happier if I didn't get married? Would I be more successful and have more money? What would it be like to live alone and...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F 13 Responses Jul 14, 2011

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    Sometimes

    Sometimes,I wonder,What things could have been,Had I taken a different turn,Played differently,Perhaps I'll never know,All I know,This time,For a change,Things have worked out.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 4, 2012

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    Guess The Choice Would Have Been

    th stay in Japan the 3 days we still had on R&R and not take the rush jobs that came up then we would have been with each other the day i was reportrd killed in action and she would have been with me and no back in indian count to be killed by a bomb blast then mayber we would...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 2 Responses May 5, 2011

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    Different

    i sit here and think about where would i be or who would i become if i had taken a different turn or meet different people.. what job would i be in and would i be richer then poor right now.. would i have a good husband with kids .. would i be a drunk,homeless,drug user.. but for...
    sunsure sunsure 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2012

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    Mantra

    I peer into the endless luminous depths of the divine, yet see not but my own cloudy shallowness blinding me. I search the innermost regions of my heart and feelings looking for my highest self or truest nature, yet find only the same unsightly reason for my incessant searching...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 22, 2008

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    I constantly think about this.. I've been so close to this point but I stopped myself every time. I always think as to how it would impact others if I wasn't here. I just don't...
    Dcerv Dcerv 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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    What would u think.... ? Nobody would care if I was gone any ways
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    I don't hate my life, don't have much to complain about, and always have something to smile about, but from stories I have heard and from my own experiences Life seems to make us...
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    I am in love with 2 men! My husband of 6 years and an ex from 2008! I feel so **** as me and my husband have broken up as I've admitted I still have feelings for my ex but he is in...
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    I spent most of my life with one woman, We raised one child together, built a house together and lived a very comfortable life financially for almost forty five years. She was...
    bjf102 bjf102 66-70 2 Responses Jul 5

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    It's hard to say what life is all about any more. I've just started my MSc. in Mechanical Engineering and sometimes wonder if I made the right choices. Of course everyone has a...
    RedScythe RedScythe 22-25, M Jul 14

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    Today I sat down on the ground. Stared at a door and just thought about slitting my wrists. I just sat there for an hour staring arms spread out like I actually cut them. I...
    heylookineededanameok heylookineededanameok 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I can't stop my addiction to drugs and my family and girlfriend are completely clueless to it I feel like a different person I'm leading a double life and I can't seem to figure...
    johnadam182 johnadam182 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I thought my second year in a new high school would be horrible but it turned out to be the exact opposite. This is 1000% true about what I'm about to tell all of you so keep in...
    7lee7 7lee7 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    What if I had a rich dad? What would my life be like? Would I be the same or heartless and spoiled?
    ADRASTEIA ADRASTEIA 26-30, F Jul 2

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    I wonder what my first impression on people . If you were to actually meet me in person what would you think of me?? what would you do?? would you try and change me or would you...
    Jamaicankeke Jamaicankeke 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I know that I am beautiful, it's just that I wonder what other people see☺️ the thought that we are all created to be loved and give love back, it makes me wonder wether people...
    Vickypearl Vickypearl 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I often wonder what people say about me .. I try my best to ignore it all.. & when sum1 infos me about it I play the part as if i could give a crapp what any1 says my nephews dumb...
    missyluvsmissy4me missyluvsmissy4me 41-45, F Jul 13

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    I often wonder what my friends day is like... yeah some say they went to work or cleaned house or just sat around doing nothing. But that's not what I really mean. How did you...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I'm tired of all the people I choose as friends just being people who physically/mentally hurt me, or only want to use me, I need someone who is a real friend and nothing more...
    LunaValentine LunaValentine 18-21, M Jul 15

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    A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to the audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they'd be asked the 'half empty or half full...
    anns07 anns07 26-30, F 7 Responses Jul 17

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    I am a fairly positive person when it comes to letting my friends be themselves, but lately...I wonder what the hell is wrong with them. I am an open person but it seems like they...
    TheWomanWhoDid TheWomanWhoDid 36-40 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I really would like to discover the wonders of the world via walking on it and also losing myself once in a while in the wild - always having back up plans with me of course and...
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M Jul 20

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    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I wish life was like a video game I could choose which avatar I wanted to be and Change life styles. And I could choose which emotion to feel. I would choose to always be happy...
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    I like to see people care for each other i n real life and I would like to see om E.p.too.
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    Are there any women who respect male crossdressers? If so, I would like to hear from you and talk to you. I would also like to hear from women who don't and talk to you as well...
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    I truly would like to know so many times why there are still so many wars going on. What have they ever solved? Can someone tell me? We should all try harder to understand each...
    parakeet8157 parakeet8157 51-55, F Jul 13

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    I've been taught French since I was around 9, and I'm top of my class for it. As I moved school, at my current school you had to do French with either German or Spanish. I chose...
    TheFemaleSimpleton TheFemaleSimpleton 13-15, F 4 Responses a week ago

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