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I Would Go Back In Time If I Could

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    No one can ever go back

    and change the past, but there's a reason why you're still alive. Go and start you're new beginning.
    Angela1992A Angela1992A 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    If I could, I definitely would.

    I would do certain things differently. I hardly ever regret things, because I try to see the light in them. But, there's this one thing that I could never see the light. I still regret it after a year. I still wish to go back a year ago and do things differently. I would not...
    nirvsemp nirvsemp 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 25

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    I would go back in time

    if I could and not tell a lie I told to a friend. She's a wonderful person and one of the best friends I've ever had and I messed up. I don't think this will ever be okay and I'm willing to deal with that, as it will serve as a lesson to never lie again.
    hearwuraroar hearwuraroar 16-17, F 1 Response May 20

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    Imback72 Imback72 41-45, M 3 Responses May 20

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    Sounds ironic and i wonder

    why till today am still feeling the excitement whenever i am meeting him.. Am always looking forward to see him but without fail, every time i ended up feeling angry, upset and wished i havnt see him at all. Complete waste of my time. He blamed me for making him upset when i...
    zjism zjism 31-35, F May 16

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    I never lived in the 80's

    but I would quite like to experience it, I've heard tales of it from my mother, and it does sound intriguing
    thedimone thedimone 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    To be born in another time

    and live my life before this time. I don't know it's just that some how life seemed better back then. People actually had respect, values were the main dish in the house and falling in love seemed more realistic. Today's world is so messed up and you find few people that are...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 13

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    If I could go back in time,

    I'd force my family to put me up for adoption so I could go to a family that loves me unconditionally.
    ThatSexyB ThatSexyB 18-21, M 5 Responses May 18

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    I would shut up. Listen to you.

    Then I could have understood. I would do the exact opposite of everything I did. With the exception of working at hugs and going out with you. I would show you all I feel. I would have slowed down and taken the time to enjoy you and all of who you are. I would have told you my...
    missy1977 missy1977 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2014

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    I wish there was a rewind button in life to

    erase all the mistakes you've made in the past. If I didn't make the dumbest mistakes like going with someone who didn't care about education, listening to my sister who didn't care about me, and just sticking to making good grades, that would have been great. To be honest, I...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 28

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    I mean, who else doesn't want to live in the

    50s!? It was the perfect decade
    zeeeee09 zeeeee09 16-17, F 12 Responses May 20

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    To July 22nd 2013 .. my birthday .

    .. lovely sunny day .. The day i kept pressuring Eric to leave work early .. The day he did as i asked ... And met with his death on the road because of it .. The day my soul died.. Edit ..to add this .. Many people have asked me about what happened that day .. this is the...
    RowenaBrana RowenaBrana 22-25, F 19 Responses Oct 14, 2014

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    Turn the other way from my kids father,

    he has caused me to be very unhappy and I knew how to let go.
    Ridemywavvvve Ridemywavvvve 31-35, F 2 Responses May 3

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    I would go back time to visit those I have loved

    and lost...specially my mom.I would like to watch again those precious memories of happiness,it would be fantastic.Also to make sure if something was like you remember it or different.It would be quite interesting experiment.
    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F Nov 9, 2014

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    Two Faces, two souls For the World am happy

    with no complain. I live the live so normal that no one suspect. My Heart is divide. I never lived for myself, always for others. Why people are never happy with them self and the live they have. We humans are so unhappy, every time we want more than we have. Its never enough...
    tomanyfeeling28 tomanyfeeling28 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Back In Time...

    I wish I could go back in time, back when our love was new. So I could carefully remind myself, of all the things I’ll do for you. All the sacrifices I will make, proving my love is true. All the things that I’ll give up, not seeing you coerced me to. Kept close to you under...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F 7 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    If given the opportunity I would like to go back

    and NOT marry or procreate w/ my ex....I love my children, problem is they dont love me...There father has poisoned them..they are young adults who have a father that made it his mission to turn them against me, and his reason is demented, and only proves that he has a low self...
    deroH deroH 46-50, F 6 Responses Apr 26

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    Nostalgia is a memory in

    which the ugly parts are painted over and the beautiful parts are recycled for more than they are worth.
    alicia0226 alicia0226 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    goawaymia goawaymia 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 17, 2014

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    Yes I would! I really really would.

    As I grew up I wasn't the type of student to pay attention much in her class. I was the type of person to not learn spellings and it just didn't get maths. It wasn't until I was in seconadry school when I thought to myself "I can do this. I can be the best" I started to excel my...
    23kk23 23kk23 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 25

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    In elementary school,

    to strengthen the social relations in class we were shown a presentation. The teacher gave us each one wooden pencil, and asked us to break it. A simple task; everyone managed. After that we were given a whole pack of pencils to hold, once again we were asked to break the...
    Lechette Lechette 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2014

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    I lost a lot of people all

    because of my stupid childish behavior , I wish I could go back and change everything
    Snowwhite5424 Snowwhite5424 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 7, 2014

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    I would go back to the 80's,

    like 1986-87-88-89! ah good times!
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 20

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    shums shums 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 11, 2014

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    I wish I could relive the mid 70's to about

    1988. I wouldn't change a thing. just to be young again. ride bikes without a helmet, stay out past 10 without worrying. smell the lilacs that grew in our front yard. ride down our extremely steep driveway on my skateboard, landing on top of the neighbors car, with an extremely...
    Zuki101 Zuki101 41-45, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 19

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    I would run through the woods barefoot,

    swim in the stream and search for solomanders. I would speak to the earth and animals again. I would be free of this body I feel trapped in. I would dream big and have no fears. I can not remember when I lost that adventurous little girl.
    selfunknown selfunknown 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    On the surface I think it's safe to say

    that I am successful. Big house, six figure income and a great career to go with it, but when I look at some of my past choices I want to travel back in time and smack the crap out of myself. I dated a lot of women that were users and always stayed longer than I should have...
    LOMD LOMD 31-35, M 7 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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    I wish I could go back into time

    and prevent my mother from abusing me so long, with me just taking her blows. I should've fought back but I thought I'd be disrespecting her.
    Musicjunkiexx Musicjunkiexx 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 27, 2014

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    I wish could go back to the late 40's just

    after the war, when things were more civilized and people were more polite and music wasn't auto-tuned; Back when you took notes with a pencil and paper and things were still made in the U.S.A. When doctors still made house calls and milk was delivered to your door with a smile...
    DeathByPandemic DeathByPandemic 70+, M 5 Responses May 2

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    I always wanted to be born in 1972.

    So my childhood would be during the 70's. I would grow up as a teen in the 80's and then live my life during the 90's and on till today. I don't feel comfortable in today's society. But back then, I would be the happiest person alive.
    Darkhell12 Darkhell12 16-17, M 5 Responses May 13

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    Sometimes I wish I could go back in time to

    where I had never met him...:-/
    countrygirl9813 countrygirl9813 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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    If I could go back I would have lost my

    virginity to someone different. It still hurts when I think about him. He was a mistake. He treated me poorly and I let him. I wish I had known better. I hate that I gave something so special to someone who didn't love me.
    ccm22 ccm22 22-25, F 6 Responses May 18

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    What kills me the most is

    when you have a boyfriend & he says he needs a "break" & then he finds another girl during that "break"
    morgans22 morgans22 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 1, 2014

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    PLEASE DONT JUDGE ME!

    !!! If I could change my past I would, I'm so ashamed and embarrassed and disgusted in myself!! I wish I could redo all of high school, I was way to promiscuous and I totally ruined my reputation!! My best friend stopped being friends with me in tenth grade because of my...
    xxNicholexx xxNicholexx 18-21, F 10 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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    I had the best grades

    and now there just horrible
    XCWEEPERX XCWEEPERX 13-15, M 4 Responses Apr 16

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    I would love to, but none of us can,

    so it's just best to learn from our mistakes and move on. I believe that the past molds our future, and if we have a conscience it will make us better people.
    smarjo57 smarjo57 56-60, F Apr 29

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    I would go back in time to HS graduation,

    and then go in the military like I planned, so I could have traveled, learned a lot, and met interesting people. Instead, I chose to work in a government office.
    sanntay7334 sanntay7334 46-50, F 5 Responses May 14

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    I would go back to 1980

    and make friends with my mom when she was 20 get to know her as a person and stay in her life until her death in 1993 and before she passed I would tell her the truth and how much I loved her.
    clinicallyquirky clinicallyquirky 26-30, F Aug 18, 2014

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    Here's why I think you can't change history

    through time travel: What we know as "history" happened despite any time travel. For example, I know that Lincoln was assassinated. If, in some future time, I invent time travel and try to go back and stop that event, I would have already traveled back from the future and failed...
    Looking4AnswrsinNJ Looking4AnswrsinNJ 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 30

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    I Want the Tardis Oweoooweeeooooweoweoeo

    I would Love to go back in time...would love it love it love it But what would you do I hear you ask....well ; 1. See if modern day man has changed much from Neanderthal man. 2. Check out what it was like when coke was in coca-cola and drink lot's of it. 3. Id...
    caroli9 caroli9 36-40, F 7 Responses Jan 12, 2007

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    So many things I would change.

    But no one has a crystal ball. And I have a good life.
    Dogsoldier37 Dogsoldier37 51-55, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    After much internal debate

    and summoning courage from the depths of my soul I asked out my best friend last week. She's the most amazing person in the world and really my only friend. I love everything about her and do think she's the love of my life. Her response? She was mortified. The look of horror on...
    lostbutseeking lostbutseeking 26-30, M 6 Responses May 19

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    I wouldn't change everything but i would change

    the part where people hurt me and i'd whisper to myself "You'll meet someone you love, don't let the others control your mind"
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I would go back in time to stop my dad from

    overdoesing and not killing himself but I know it wasn't his fault it was other people's fault that didn't even care about him.
    skyegraeler skyegraeler 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 29

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    ...never get a credit card.

    ...never get married.....work about as hard as I have now and be retired. Way to many mistakes and wasted time and money on crap that really does not matter......REALLY WOULD FOLLOW GOD's Guidance a lot sooner in my life.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 8

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