If there's ONE thing you could change about your PAST,what would it b?

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  1. words cocktail profile image60
    words cocktailposted 13 years ago

    Well, not just WHAT, you can also say, WHY would that be 'the ONE thing' you could change about your past? It may be an incident, a behaviour, an attitude, a day or a night..simply anything!

  2. rhamson profile image71
    rhamsonposted 13 years ago

    I would have taken that scholarship and played baseball.

    1. words cocktail profile image60
      words cocktailposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Oh! I know how it feels... but
      well, you can't have the scholarship but can you not play any baseball NOW?smile

  3. Dame Scribe profile image57
    Dame Scribeposted 13 years ago

    Nada. I wouldn't be the person I am today if it wasn't for the good, the bad and the ugly tongue lol lol

    1. tantrum profile image61
      tantrumposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Me Too ! lol
      I wouldn't take anything back
      All experiences are Good. Even the Bad ones.

      1. words cocktail profile image60
        words cocktailposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Yeah, Life -in time, teaches us a lot of things and individual experiences define who we are today...for good,better or worse!

        Thanks to all of you for responding here smile

  4. Lisa HW profile image63
    Lisa HWposted 13 years ago

    Now that I think about it there are a lot of things, but I think the one thing that has stood out in my mind more often than anything else is the idea that every time I've ever listened to someone else, rather than listen to my own instincts (which has not been often) some disaster has happened.

    It's usually been a matter of me having some instinct or awareness that something someone wanted to do (and I didn't) was a bad idea.  Then, because I know how I so often stay persistent and don't go with someone else's idea, I've second-guessed my own concerns and done things their way, in order to "reasonable" or "fair".  On those few times when I've done that some horrible thing has happened.  So, my "one thing" would be that I would have gone with my own good sense and instincts 100% of the time - not 99.8% of the time.  hmm  (I've known other people who say the same kind of thing.)

    1. words cocktail profile image60
      words cocktailposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah, I know many people too, who say the same thing...listening to others in their decision making is what they have been regretting!

  5. Black Lilly profile image60
    Black Lillyposted 13 years ago

    Maybe I should've gone to modelling instead of legal.
    It's not that I would change that, but it might have been a completely different life (better? worse?) if I took that route..

    Oh, the thing I would DEFINITELY change: 3 years ago I should have listened to my heart, not mind. I ignored it completely and deliberately, and kind of regret that.

    1. words cocktail profile image60
      words cocktailposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Sure, lilly smile a different life altogether...interesting!
      & well, you got a chance to live your alter self in writing..isn't it?
      Ride your imagination over how it would have been like if you were a model, contrast it with what you do today & probably write stories!

      Awww..!! yikes

  6. profile image0
    Poppa Bluesposted 13 years ago

    With the benefit of current knowledge, I probably would have done almost everything differently! Of course I couldn't have known that at the time. However, I have no regrets and I have much to be thankful for and so much more to do.

    1. words cocktail profile image60
      words cocktailposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      smile yeah, time makes us wise-r probably.

  7. myownworld profile image75
    myownworldposted 13 years ago

    - never have married
    - spent more time writing
    - laughed more and not taken so many things so seriously!

    (sorry did u say just one?)

    1. words cocktail profile image60
      words cocktailposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      big_smile I think,the ONE thing that went wrong was actually marriage..
      else, you would definitely have had the time to be writing more and would have laughed more;)

  8. profile image0
    Denno66posted 13 years ago

    I wouldn't change a thing smile

  9. rebekahELLE profile image85
    rebekahELLEposted 13 years ago

    nothing. smile

    1. words cocktail profile image60
      words cocktailposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      smile Great! Stay the way you are..learning, growing, moving in time.

  10. NaomiR profile image75
    NaomiRposted 13 years ago

    I wish I could go back to when I was about 24 and have prevented myself from gaining the weight that I've gained. I know I can lose it, but it would be easier if I could just jump into a time machine and stop myself from gaining it in the first place!

    1. words cocktail profile image60
      words cocktailposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Oh! yeah...
      How the world needs a time machine!?!
      But sure, you can start today Naomi..not easy,I know but TRY? smile

  11. monaz profile image61
    monazposted 13 years ago

    If I want to go back into the past I would not choose my present job.May be something that leaves a bit more time to do things that I really enjoy doing like creating hubs.

    1. words cocktail profile image60
      words cocktailposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      smile I actually smiled reading you!
      hmm..so, you are a banker & now a writer..I wish you a happy journey to a new self of you!

  12. pylos26 profile image72
    pylos26posted 13 years ago

    I think I would have chopped off one of me legs so as not to attract all those darned women everywhere I go.

  13. Dee Dee MonSherie profile image60
    Dee Dee MonSherieposted 13 years ago

    I succumbed to the pressures of my sisters rediculing me constantly so I had a breast reduction two years ago.  I wish I had had self-esteem enough to keep what I was.

  14. profile image0
    Ghost32posted 13 years ago

    You mean...that I can put in print?

  15. profile image0
    B.C. BOUTIQUEposted 13 years ago

    too many things I would change..I have a very "vivid" past, lets put it that way


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