Post

I Wonder What New Year Superstitions You Practice

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    New Year Superstitions

     I wonder if you guys have any New Year's Eve superstitions.  In my culture, we do. We wear stripes for long life and polka dots for wealth. If you choose not to wear such things, then we have round things around the house and when the clock strikes 12, you take a...
    reset reset 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 31, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Eat Black Eyed Peas

    Supposed to be good luck. Hehe. Plus, I like them a lot.
    nunyabeezwax nunyabeezwax 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 28, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Every Flippin' Year....

    Every year my mom makes disgusting black-eyed peas and shoves them down every ones throat. She believes they are good luck but not enough to eat them herself!!!
    butterflytears13 butterflytears13 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    New Year ...

    We have done this since i can remember , it's called first footing !A dark haired person has to cross the threshold at 12 midnight carrying a piece of coal .Always have food in the cupboard to start the year as we mean to go on.Clean hose so it's spotless and i mean SPOTLESS...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 22, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Lay Low

    I'm not kidding. I lay low, fly under the wire.I make no resolutions, promises or wishes. Quietly I wait for the morning. I believe bombarding myself with promises I have never kept, will help me or anyone.  True to the spirit of the "New Year"..I do want to clean...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 2 Responses Jan 1, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Any ???????????????

    I'm somewhat up on a few, like ...................... What you are doing at the stroke of midnight will set the score through out the year.  Jim and I used to be in bed doing what we do best,making love. Now living here with mil, all these years have passed with us praying...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 31, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    *I don't speak English well, but I'll try* Hi, My name is Raied ( رائد ) i'm 17 years old, and i'm an Arabic from Saudi Arabia. I had a really hard life, my parents get...
    Raied Raied 16-17, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have always wondered what the point of life is. To exist by conjoined atoms surrounded by negatively charged electrons. Despite centuries of reflection and 6 billion people alive...
    BrainnahGrace BrainnahGrace 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm within hours of starting my New Year. Yep another big birthday. I suppose as the song goes- "it was a very good year". I'm still ABOVE ground and not UNDER ground. For an old...
    puddetat puddetat 61-65, F 2 Responses Jul 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The artificial things like money, was a choice and not a necessity. I wonder what it'd be like, without the worry of money. I also wonder what it'd be like to not have mental...
    arandomleprechaun arandomleprechaun 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wonder what depression is? I don't know actually what is depression? or why how it happens to a person? for they are unhappy in life? for they are having hard time in life? what...
    satyr1007 satyr1007 26-30, M 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hey I'm wondering what size d*** is normal
    johnautum johnautum 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I often wonder what if I had married my first love.
    stuckinlife247 stuckinlife247 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    - If you point at a star, you will get a blemish at the tip of your finger. - If you eat oranges at night you will die - If you put a sweater backwards you'll get a gift - If you...
    izzypie izzypie 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi my name is jamica I'm 14 i really want to be a singer and it's my passion and dream and I practice 24/7 everyday my boyfriend and family support me and say I'm really good I...
    jamica123 jamica123 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I never thought i would write about suicide but i am at the point where i do not care anymore. Since high school i have suffered from both severe anxiety and depression. My anxiety...
    saria89 saria89 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm a devoted Christian, flawed but devoted no less. I'm also a comic book fan, one of my favorites is the X-Men and my primary favorite arc is called God Loves Man Kills. Reverend...
    DX2000 DX2000 22-25, M Jul 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have these feelings every couple of days where I just can't see my life changing in the next couple of years. When I was 14 I never would have imagined to be living Iike I am now...
    Kampion Kampion 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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...
    FionaP22 FionaP22 22-25 1 Response Jul 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There are stupid things ive done and said and i just wish i didnt. Idk i feel like everyone all my friends and everyone looks at me like im stupid. Even now i just am annoying...
    personidk personidk 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My parents always told me " everything happens for a reason " or " we are born to become happy " but I really wonder why I am here ? The more I think about it the more confusing...
    romi777 romi777 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My whole life has been nothing but horrible struggle and things getting worse and worse. Bullied all growing up, kept trying to get by and ignore people, go to college with funding...
    tmac543 tmac543 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The REAL question is: can we love others without getting anything from them? For example someone who is disabled, unable to provide you with much.. maybe that person is part of...
    nadsxo2 nadsxo2 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Dear future husband, I need for you to express your love to other people about me like that. When they ask me about my future wife, I always tell them that her eyes are the only...
    foreignindulgence foreignindulgence 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I can't sleep most nights anymore, I know I'm young but I still can't see a point in living. I guess I'm scared. At the end of our lives there is nothing? So why don't we just jump...
    pusheen123 pusheen123 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Lack of common sense kills me.It seems to be everyone get their way on doing what a duck they want...with no consequences whatsoever.But there are consequences...their state of...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hmmm I have wondered this...... I bet markie smells like a strong cup of good coffee. Star smells like sugar and spice and everything nice. Mama smells like the calming scent of...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    What is life? I keep wondering our topic for our class today. Our teacher presented us ten answers to the question and it's up to us to choose which one suits our opinions on the...
    AnEverWonderer AnEverWonderer 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wonder if there's famous people on here.... But you don't know they're famous
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i wonder why everyone is just the buyer of looks why no one looks into ur soul..why there is no onw who can comletely understand u,if there is nothing like this existed in the...
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ever since I was young I wondered if a person's eye color made a difference in the way they see colors.
    Fireproof505 Fireproof505 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am a loner. But this one time, this dude sat at me with lunch every day with the intention of asking me out. He was really surprised to find out we had a lot in common, so...
    dinorap1 dinorap1 13-15, F Jul 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Many -not all- of the cyber connections I make with people on here are transitory. We all have lives, we all have our own agendas. Not everyone you meet in life is destined to...
    shydate shydate 66-70, M a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Many -not all- of the cyber connections I make with people on here are transitory. We all have lives, we all have our own agendas. Not everyone you meet in life is destined to...
    shydate shydate 66-70, M 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I know that the only time we are truly ourselves is not when we look into the mirror or smile for photos, but I'm still curious as to who I am perceived as. Do people see me as I...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Less cruelty came. Debates are common. Many say why spoil or shelter kids. Some love spartan training. Who. The animals. Who rules. The animals. But what...
    AlmostDiscarded AlmostDiscarded 46-50, M Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    What if everyone in the world switched places with the people they look down upon and got treated the same way they had treated those people
    Nightfang109 Nightfang109 13-15, M Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is something that has been laying on my mind lately, What's the point, there is no joy, just shame and sadness. I feel so alone and so worthless. I don't even want to live...
    LostAriel LostAriel 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel