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I Wonder What New Year Superstitions You Practice

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 21 People

    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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    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 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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    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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    mysticaldreams mysticaldreams 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I've always wondered: If you truly could take a glimpse if the world through someone else's eyes. Would colors look the same? Would what I consider to be red or green look like...
    KingOfOral603 KingOfOral603 36-40, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I hate when people stare at me because I don't know what they are really thinking . It makes me nervous and I hate being in crowded places where people I don't know can notice me...
    tasha1356 tasha1356 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    IMA bowtie : ) I will make u tongue tied
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 10 hrs ago

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    Everyone probably wonders this but I think you were going to end up where you are regardless
    gundyone91 gundyone91 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    i'm not the kind of boy, sitting in the back of the class, whispering to friends, ignoring the teacher i'm not the kind of boy, already done with homework five minutes after...
    Gavin788 Gavin788 13-15, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I always wonder if I killed myself will people care about me cuz right now it seem like no one cares about me only my best friend that care and I tried to kill myself so many time...
    lookket lookket 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I wonder how my mom would feel if I killed myself. I think she would be sad but would be able to move with life easily. I think I would be mourned for a short time and then...
    Fuckmerite Fuckmerite 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    what if a premortal existence was real and before you came into this world you had to sit at a spirit computer and build an avatar for this life and choose it's abilities and what...
    OoljeeAtsa OoljeeAtsa 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I am Kimberly 3 years old and I battle anxiety and depression and some days I have always thought that nobody likes me or even cared about me I over dosed and it nearly took my...
    Wolflover397 Wolflover397 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    LOL I can't help but laugh reading the tittle,I find it funny for some reason,maybe it's because i tend to find humor in irony's,cynicism and dark things.And this seems somewhat...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    something that always passes through me head. "what if I dissapeared?" "what if I just stabbed my self in the heat?" "what if I just overdose?" "what if I just ran in front of a...
    unclefox unclefox 13-15 4 days ago

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    I wonder what it was that I just saw in the sky... A random white ball of light coming from a specific point in my view of the sky, asymmetrically spiraling then dissipating in...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I really thought I was gonna make it, but it was too much for me. I tried and tried and tried over and over but it keep being thrown back into my face. I just don't want to try...
    MichaelHer1998 MichaelHer1998 16-17 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Oh ... People. I just don't understand what goes trough their mind? Listen, I'm a big gal, I mean... Really big. So what? That's how I sculpted myself, this is my work and be a...
    PimmyLim PimmyLim 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    7 years old me thinking who am I, why I'm here as I've always been a deep thinker. I was 12 years old when someone who's 61 years older than me said to me "I'm poor, I have nothing...
    Sonoluminescence Sonoluminescence 70+ 1 Response a week ago

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    i don't know what to say. my mental experience feels very misconstrued. i don't know you and you don't know me. but there has to be just one gentle loving soul out there that has...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F Aug 25

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    I've unintentionally confused people by being cheerful around friends and being gloomy when I am alone or with other people. I wonder what my classmates think of me ?-?
    R3Animated R3Animated 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Pertaining to the facts in my other stories, I was drugged and molested by my Fake Mother (who shares no blood with me) and her boyfriends and one of their entire families because...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Hi you guys. I'm sure people would care a lot more than you think they would. My boyfriend committed suicide and so did my brother and I miss them like crazy! It's a tough world...
    BunheadSalamander BunheadSalamander 16-17, F Aug 21

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    What would it be like havin me as a friend? (Read my other experiences) pin and tapeworm in my past, falling in love with a book character, what would it be like having me as a...
    WeirdAlyank WeirdAlyank 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    What do you guys think about gender roles?? I think thats very important, thats why I'm kinda hate feminist eventho im a girl
    skcim skcim 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 20

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    I wonder what people really see when they look at me? do they see me as an intelligent person? a really dumb person? it always peaks my interest but also worrys me sometimes
    Andyg99 Andyg99 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Why are people so horny here :( is anybody here actually looking for love. and are you really, or just saying that to get boys to do what you want. ive had guys do that to me :(. i...
    ilovepie12345 ilovepie12345 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I wonder what life would be like if we could truly live in the moment. Accept our mistakes & painful lessons and let go of the past. Envisioning the life we want & shifting our...
    BreakingBored BreakingBored 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    They say on average you meet over 10 000 people in your life before you die. It'd be interesting to know what each of those people saw in you, I think.
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    of course we all wonder n I don't think we are human if those thots didn't cross our minds....but, I think we should not dwell on this concept, either
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 Response Aug 18

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    After being rejected (very nicely) by a guy on an internet dating site I decided to delete my profile, but couldn't find the delete function so left it til the morning. That next...
    Nenmir Nenmir 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    It dawned on me that no one else stands where anyone else stands, so you view of the world is completely unique. No one will ever see exactly what you have seen. Add the internal...
    AeshSme AeshSme 61-65, M 3 Responses Aug 18

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    The night I met my husband-to-be I was out celebrating my last days in New York City. I planned on moving to California in a few days. A friend hooked me up with a place to stay...
    macabre00 macabre00 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I was in a dark place last night and I looked in the mirror and talked to me. I said I am sorry for everything you've been through and I promise I am going to make your life fun...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I mentally approach the notion of death as a promise of freedom after the hardships of life like sinking into an endless field of beautiful daises and feeling the warmth of the sun...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I woke up again to that sight. There he was. So unique in his age. I blocked out all the people who tried to tell me the truth about us and just focused on his face. He was so kind...
    coerietheraven coerietheraven 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    What's time if it isn't the same as someone's free time that you want to spend it with? What's the point of having time to do stuff if theres nothing you can do to make the day...
    misunderstoodandmisled misunderstoodandmisled 16-17, F Aug 15

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    Attempted once. Failed. I will attempt again. There is really no reason for me being here. If I'm not here the sun will still rise, there will still be clouds in the sky, life will...
    suicidalbieber suicidalbieber 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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