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

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    Ive been thinking a lot

    if I made a good decision to leave my current country and moved to different country. Many people who I care would mostly say why moved there? When they all moved here for the higher money and I moved for lower earnnings. I just said whats all the worth of having good money when...
    swisspinay30 swisspinay30 26-30, F Sep 24

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    Don't go there! If you start to think about the

    what ifs in life, you'll never enjoy the what are's!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Sep 24

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    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Sep 25

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    Think about it all you want.

    But know that you can't undo the past and even if that special person were to come back to you. Chances are they wouldn't now be the person they were then.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    Would I be any kinder?

    Would I be more open? Would I have a better job? Would I be lonely and broken hearted? Would I have more friends? These are few of the things that could be affected by bad decisions I have made in my life.
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M Sep 24

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    If i do such bad behavior .

    ... Well people in my surroundings think im such a ***** and will see me no future. But if i am such a good girl like go to school , house and innocent! Then hehe people will praise me , reapectful by people and love me more!!!
    mizchenee mizchenee 18-21, F Sep 25

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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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    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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    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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    I wonder how life would have been had I made a

    decision on choosing my current man as opposed to the one I chose.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Sep 25

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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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    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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    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 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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    I really really wonder too,

    unfortunatelly answer is ; yes !
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F Sep 24

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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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    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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    Life in general will not change.

    But your path may change little or big. For better or for worse.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Sep 25

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    I have thought for a long time

    that the course of my life has depended on a series of small choices. I met my wife on a visit to the pub shortly after breaking my nose playing sport. Had I not broken my nose I would have been at college and the visit to the pub wouldn't have happened. Would I be married to...
    BridgeGuy BridgeGuy 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    then again, it's all cyclical.

    different ****, same day
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M Sep 23

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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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    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'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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    What if I never let my mother hit me?

    What if I stood up for myself? Would I not be afraid of the world anymore?
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 25

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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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    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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    I don't think anyone would be too upset. I mean, everyone around me is constantly telling me I'm not good enough, so maybe they'd like it more if I were dead...
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    I think if people knew the whole truth about me and the skeletons in my closet they would probably hate me for real
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    I don't think they would care.
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    I bet they'll be ecstatic to know that I'm gone since they always can't stand the sight of me.or they'll just think I'm crazy/stupid
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