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I Wonder What New Year Superstitions You Practice

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    I often do wonder what it is that Mae people decide to add me to their circle.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response 59 mins ago

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    if you try really hard all the time to be happy and you dont see change and your still depressed and you tried to find god and make new friends and forget the ones that hurt you...
    JustBeYourSelff JustBeYourSelff 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I literally wonder what people want from me. A lot of people stopped talking to me or caring as I'm in a different country. Makes me wonder what they all wanted me as a friend for...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 18-21, F Apr 5

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    It is a New Year. I am doing great . I am work on my Blankets and do great with that, I try to come on here as much as I can . Trying to think what I can talk on here and writing...
    lashanda lashanda 51-55, F Apr 8

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    Spending all your time pondering about the choices you did not make will just take you in circles. If chasing your tail is fun for you than that is what you should be doing...
    Yeahbaybey Yeahbaybey 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I often wonder what the other road had on it that I missed? was I supposed to take the detours was it a rash decision will it work out. can I straddle both roads?what if?
    whoknowswhatithink whoknowswhatithink 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    Recently, there has been a few rumours about me floating around. Although I try to ignore them, I can't help but wonder what people are saying behind my back. An example: Someone...
    NeoxExor NeoxExor 22-25, M Apr 7

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    I wonder what do I have to live for...I feel like I want to cut again and I feel like I'll never do anything productive.
    Logix22 Logix22 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    Ive always wondered what he looked like naked but he does look pretty fit I would have sex with him
    gayluke22 gayluke22 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Hmmm i wonder why... But if I look on their profile and I only see sexual stuff then I would rather not know why LOL
    PanamanianPenguin PanamanianPenguin 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I was in an unhappy marriage, we lost a son 22 years ago and had a daughter straight after. But our marriage took a nose dive, but we managed to live harmoniously for another 14...
    lifesabitchagain lifesabitchagain 61-65, M Mar 27

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    I was in an unhappy marriage, we lost a son 22 years ago and had a daughter straight after. But our marriage took a nose dive, but we managed to live harmoniously for another 14...
    lifesabitchagain lifesabitchagain 61-65, M Mar 27

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    When I was about 5, my aunt was pregnant and I asked my mother how women became pregnant. She told me they had to eat special food, mostly vegetables and some special pregnancy...
    UnwantedPup UnwantedPup 31-35, T 8 hrs ago

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    The other day, after going into the classroom my friend told me that my best friends had a vote whether or not they should be my friend or not. Recently we had a huge fight because...
    IAmARebel IAmARebel 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    It's those strange feelings that constantly run through my head. Suicide.... I have imagined and played out 101 different scenarios. I am not depressed, I don't have a mental...
    Silthill Silthill 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I think I will be killing myself in a few months, I don't know how exactly yet but I just know that I'm reaching a very hopeless point. I think I don't have to go through years...
    Irbidi Irbidi 18-21, M 6 Responses Apr 1

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    Earlier today... Princess told me she had a "wobbly table"..'we can't be having that" I said..So without further ado.... I sawed the legs off....(see the post before this one to...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Over 20 years again I worked with my best guy friend..The whole time I was dating my then boyfriend he liked me..I got married and years passed..Recently we reconnected and became...
    Shanley1025 Shanley1025 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 14

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    Here's the thing that screws with my head. Afterlife. What if there is actually an afterlife, and it's just as bad as the current life? What if I escape the pain of this life only...
    repeat36 repeat36 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Doing it My way! In restropect I wish I had not I would have heeded my Parents advice and not married young or married my first wife. I worked too hard for the family only to...
    TheEnglander TheEnglander 66-70, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Seriously... do you ever just wonder "Why am I still breathing?" What's the point of having a life if you're always miserable... why am I here in the first place?? I feel like such...
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    We wonder at almost a constant basis and every living adult has asked themselves this question a million times by the time they're 50. We beat ourselves over this most complex...
    Happinessisthinking Happinessisthinking 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    That you could be anything you wanted to be.
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    what did cell phones and iphones look like then i wonder
    Beutifulman1970 Beutifulman1970 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I decided yesterday morning that today is the day I die. I've been nervous and stressed about this decision on and off for years but I finally feel I've reached the point of no...
    k33pcalm k33pcalm 22-25, M 11 Responses Apr 7

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    Often I wonder how many couples I ruined out of pure mean spiteful and jealousy. In the end they are at each other's throat, while I sit here and laugh. I know, I'm mean.
    DeeplyLoves DeeplyLoves 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Being a guy, I always wonder this, it would be interesting to experience it if nothing else. Total respect to all you awesome women who have carried or is carrying children.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 9

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    i wonder all the time what my purpose is. I thought I knew but I don't. I feel at times that I don't want to fulfill a purpose especially one that is subliminally forced upon me
    kemaii kemaii 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 17

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    I have attempted suicide before. It's never honestly bothered me much if people fall to pieces or if they move on with their lives. I really don't care either way because I won't...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Wondering, but not finding it, life just seems so meaningless when it is impossible for something to value itself. I don't want my life to be summed up by how you people think of...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Growing up sheltered is not a good thing. I wonder if I did not believe in second chances- or giving others second chances. Not falling in love with a closeted addict. Now I know...
    complex7 complex7 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    my depression is at an all time low. the days that I'm not working and I decide to get out of bed, I sit on the couch and cut. I feel like I could take one "wrong" cut and no one...
    mb2688 mb2688 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I wonder a lot of things. Like if I was born into a different family would I be the same person i now? If I had chosen a different road where would I be? I think to much :p But...
    Runenox Runenox 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I used to believe that eating the seed to an apple would cause an apple to grow in your stomach, back in elementary school.. x'D
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 6 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I need to know, what do you think of when you look at my photo? What kind of person do I come across as? I'm not doing this out of vanity, only sheer crippling self doubt.
    theindigoboy theindigoboy 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 3

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    For me the sadness of existence is the endlessness of the love ad the liking. Everything we have and feel will perish. What is there to die for? What is there to live for? In this...
    HoneyCue HoneyCue 31-35, M