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I Wonder What New Year Superstitions You Practice

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 never had any girlfriends up until my 30s. I always got rejected by girls all my life and still do. The few girlfriends and sex I had was all by luck. Nothing else !When I go...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Oct 4

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    I wonder this day and night. Would I actually appreciate the sarcasm that falls from my lips, would I dislike the immaturity that I display, or would I laugh at all the stupidity...
    CamilleThomas CamilleThomas 18-21, F a week ago

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    What people see is a perception! We see, hear of it throuh our natural senses. The understanding, throught process and then projecting an impression and/or a deception. The...
    intheair2nite intheair2nite 46-50, F 8 Responses Sep 21

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    Self observance is not one my strong points. It is one where I don't really care to exercise or develop especially when you battle depression. The possibility of self damage is too...
    InTheShadowsAgain InTheShadowsAgain 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    Then again I also probably wonder what means really means
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M Sep 23

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    I wonder what people see when they look at me. Do they see a normal girl? Do they see a weirdo? Do they see a nerd? I get kind of paranoid over this kind of thing, though I've been...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    I wonder what people see in me. I dont see anything special...
    kyleigh188 kyleigh188 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 29

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    The daily struggle for me. Even though a lot of people tell me im a quiet and reserved person I still wonder what people see me as in there mind
    ihaveaname99 ihaveaname99 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    I have always wondered what people really think of me and what they actually see when they look at me. Do they see me for who I am or for who I appear to be. It's always baffled me...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 4

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    I just constantly wonder what people really see in me. I'm shy, at times very insecure. I don't take very many pics. Of myself because I'm not confident in my appearance, I can...
    Isa44 Isa44 26-30, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    Pepole can say things about you but I really wonder if they ever achually mean it about me how we look and how we act id love to know how pepole see me and what they think about me...
    andiloveyou andiloveyou 16-17, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Out with coworkers today and they kept staring and making comments at the attractive women. I finally just said "What do you guys really think you're doing? Guys like us don't get...
    Eechay Eechay 31-35, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I got to school today and I was counted late even though I was ten minutes early. I lost my homework for three of my classes. Got yelled at four times for not having music. Had to...
    AngelWithASecret2 AngelWithASecret2 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    So being somewhat new here, I'm wondering about the circle. I've added people who added me, but I don't know why they added me. Is there a circle etiquette or do you just add...
    niklb niklb 41-45, F Oct 6

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    I always find this website when I'm feeling frustrated with my husband. We're both young and urban people and we get along and understand each other in hard times. We're both very...
    Jessicastephens Jessicastephens 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    Wonder alot. We moved alot. Then i moved alot. Some apartments felt like home. For two years. Or three. Or five. But home is now a lost feeling. Want to be...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 20

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    Ours looks bad. Good people following new rules. And contracts. And guidlines. Manipulated to end freedoms. So that a few can copy lords. While we get ended. Or...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 21

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    There's so much I want to share Things I want to say... Myself yet I'm afraid I'm afraid to say them even this comfortable and safe environment. The more time passes the more I...
    AwakeYetDreaming AwakeYetDreaming 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    Okay so before I begin I have to say no I'm not going to commit suicide, or not anytime soon at least. So I was in bed thinking, life is comming at me way to fast. My friends are...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 20

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    We have had some strange weather of late.... The mild winter in the UK...i don't think we had any ⛄ snow ⛄ this year... The summer has been very dry.... And now autumn is here...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 23

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    I'm just so scared.. I'm freaking out and slowly going mental. I am a functionally insane person. Yet, I can somewhat control myself... I really don't care about death, I think...
    chaotickisses chaotickisses 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    They Are Loud Today~ Seems like something has them all riled up. All the dogs on our block are barking like crazy. They have been for two hours straight. Its not just the dogs. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 6

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    Putin decided to become the new czar of Russia and rule over the country for the rest of his life (he's quite old right now so he might stay in power till the day he dies)...T...
    modd096 modd096 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    If I met myself......the world would break in half and the nine layers of hell would execute from another realm and the gate of Gahanna would burst open allowing the Demons and...
    turntechbiology turntechbiology 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    We have our public self- how we want others to see us....our private self which we don't want anybody to know but ourselves and perhaps a very select few..... how we perceive...
    SummerJane SummerJane 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    I found out how much I've isolated myself from others due to my recent issues where my partner of 6 years moved out im not sure if we can work things out he tells me we can but it...
    heather81 heather81 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I have arrived at the point where I wish to end my life, and have a detailed plan for doing so. It is at this point that I have realised something rather crucial. People don't end...
    RealJax0009 RealJax0009 26-30, M 6 Responses Oct 3

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    I'm sure you're all aware of the animal abuse commercial. Were all familiar with the classic "in the arms of the angels" tear jerker. If you've ever had the patients to listen to...
    VanishedDea VanishedDea 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I always wonder why I am still here.........I Honestly don't think I should be here much longer feeling done with myself and everything, I don't know how much I can take anymore, I...
    purple567 purple567 13-15, F 5 Responses Oct 5

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    I don't like this. I don't really think I'm "depressed" or suicidal. I'm just tired. I don't know. I just don't like living. Waking up and doing the same things every day, I don't...
    ThatAwkwardPanda ThatAwkwardPanda 13-15 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Or maybe i dont. Maybe i wonder where people went. Lol. So many bash. Or whine. Some who bash are people. As are some who whine. Am proof. But kids and...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 21

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    I really really wonder too, unfortunatelly answer is ; yes !
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F Sep 24

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    Things would of been much better or worst .. I guess all never know :/ But all I know is that everything I did I did it for him.. Kus I thought it was the best I could do for him...
    Verano93 Verano93 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 24

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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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    Life is so dull 99% of the time. It's no wonder humans (and other animals) like getting high. Or creating fantasy worlds in the form of books, films and games. Or even just zoning...
    Dontcare8 Dontcare8 26-30, F 17 Responses Sep 25

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    I Wonderr Watt Ppl Thinkk Of Mee When They See Me ?D;
    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 27

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    I wonder if people see me how I see myself...
    h20polo13 h20polo13 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    Honestly what's the point of anything. This has been stuck in my head now for a month or two and I want to know other peoples opinions please. What's the point of going to school...
    alyssakayart alyssakayart 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    I struggle with a severe mental illness. I hide it well. But as I am working more on healing it, I feel like it's a neon sign over my head. I wonder if people can see my inner...
    noplacetobreathe noplacetobreathe 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 3

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    What does anyone see? Sure you see my eyes, my hair, my skin, my smile. Is that smile fake? Can you tell the difference? Do all you see is just a girl? Or do you actually see whats...
    DeathAngelS300 DeathAngelS300 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 3

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