If you could go back in time and change only one thing in your life, what would

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  1. your cybersister profile image60
    your cybersisterposted 12 years ago

    If you could go back in time and change  only one thing in your life, what would it be?

    1. Fancy Poet Girl profile image79
      Fancy Poet Girlposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I would go back and spend more time with my grandfather. He passed before I really began to know him.

  2. WriterDJ profile image59
    WriterDJposted 12 years ago

    may be I would ask God so I reborn as child of a King.... hehehe
    But ah, for what I get now is a struggle, I enjoyed and been grateful for all the bad times and good times that I've been through...thank you God

  3. LVidoni5 profile image78
    LVidoni5posted 12 years ago

    I would have never dated a certain girl and ran the other direction. It's amazing the influence one relationship can have on your life. Better or for worse...

  4. sarah0330 profile image59
    sarah0330posted 12 years ago

    i would go back to the day my father died. i was only 9 when he passed away and i wasn't there coz my mother didn't want us to see him that way. they say my father didn't have the will to live anymore and through the years i keep thinking that if i was there i might have made a diffence, that maybe when he'd seen me he'd want to fight more to see me grow up. that's what i want to change. it's pretty tough growing up without a father.

  5. zduckman profile image60
    zduckmanposted 12 years ago

    I would have dealt with my cold feet, and gotten married...and would have a child

  6. shanaya profile image61
    shanayaposted 12 years ago

    There is nothing which i wanna change from my past accept one.
    I would go back to the day when my GRANDMOTHER {My mom's mom} died.i wasn't there at that time.I wanted to HUG her tightly.I wanted to tell her that I LOVE her alot & will always be.
                       "The bitterest tears shed over graves are         
                                      for WORDS Left Unsaid           
                                     and DEEDS Left Undone"

    But you should "Love Your Life For The Ones You Love".

    you should "Love Your Life For Everything You Already Have".

    as my parents taught me...

  7. profile image0
    Lesleysherwoodposted 12 years ago

    If I could go back in time and change only one thing I would "stay on at school" like my parents recommended rather than having to "go back" to school as an adult after coming to the realization that they were correct after all!  Such a shame us humans need to make our own mistakes rather than be told.

  8. carolp profile image78
    carolpposted 12 years ago

    I will do everything to keep my everlasting love and be with my perfect man no matter what it cost.

  9. ALUR profile image61
    ALURposted 12 years ago

    Ah...does it have to be ONE thing I could change. It's like I always say, "I wish I had a delete button for life's hiccups".
    Since I have to choose one, it would be not allowing ignorance and man's dogma of "right" and "wrong" to sway me from my true passion of drama and writing. I have been raised to follow an assembly line of routine and then one day(mid life crisis) I said "NO". But I said it with anger and made many mistakes.

    So, please can we have a delete button?

  10. How? profile image39
    How?posted 12 years ago

    If I could go back in time and change only one thing in my life, then i would change my decision of taking PCB instead o PCM

  11. lostdogrwd profile image59
    lostdogrwdposted 12 years ago

    stay out of the street and did what I could and when to collage. fast street money I learn is dumb man money for any fool can get money in the street and it why it goes so fast.

  12. tsmog profile image80
    tsmogposted 12 years ago

    I thought I had an answer just now, but when I clicked the comment button I changed my mind. Now I am thinking of that James Belushi movie - Mr. Destiny. If I could change one thing in my life and it not affect dramatically my life it would be not to smoke pot or cigarettes. But, anything would have changed the chain of events, and I am happy today, so really I am not sure. What a question producing way too many thoughts - way to go - LOL smile

  13. edhan profile image39
    edhanposted 12 years ago

    If that is possible, I like to change the mistake I had made.

  14. profile image0
    CalLightmanposted 12 years ago

    A very nice boy from my elementary school got killed in a house robbery along with his mother and a dog. I would make sure they survived that day.

  15. wolfissac profile image60
    wolfissacposted 12 years ago

    I would have fully applied myself in high school so I didn't lose my chance at a college scholarship. The added benefit of this would be I wouldn't have left high school in the bad health that I did.

  16. mrbr14nwll profile image57
    mrbr14nwllposted 12 years ago

    To have finish my 5 years course in college. sad

  17. AngelTrader profile image60
    AngelTraderposted 12 years ago

    I guess this answer may not be in the spirit of the question but to be honest I wouldn't want to go back and change a thing.


    Well, I believe we map out our lives before we incarnate and live basically the lives we have chosen for ourselves. Through living that life we experience the lessons we need to in order to grow and develop on a spirit level. Those lessons may be hard or easy but each one provides something positive through which we grow.

    Hopefully this answer hasn't been too heavy lol! I'm a very down to earth guy really!

  18. mattdigiulio profile image80
    mattdigiulioposted 12 years ago

    I would have spent more time with my father before he passed.

    Or maybe I would've stopped after the second milkshake that one time.

  19. sam3m profile image60
    sam3mposted 12 years ago

    i would change my station in life from peasant to king, because it's good to be king.

  20. JT Walters profile image74
    JT Waltersposted 12 years ago

    I think I would change my first kiss.  I liked the boy but he betrayed me. I would have preferred to wait for real love.

  21. ValeAlzamendi profile image59
    ValeAlzamendiposted 12 years ago

    If I could go back in time I would go to the year 1997 , when I was seventeen. I would tell my father that I loved him, I would hug and kiss him more. I would laugh with his jokes instead of saying that they were silly. I would sit by his side and just remain silent, looking at his face. I suppose that by that time I was a typical adolescent , worring only about myself, my friends and about what makeup was better to use and I NEVER EVER imagined that in a blink of an eye he would leave me and meet god. Now that I grew up I regret not having told him that I loved him, loved him , loved him.Because honestly, I donĀ“t know if he knew that. Sorry about my english, I hope you understand.

  22. Blond Logic profile image92
    Blond Logicposted 12 years ago

    As a teenager I would have been nicer to my mother. I said things to her I wish I hadn't and I  feel responsible that she never remarried after my father past away. She was a widow for 40 years. She past away last December and I miss her.

    We emailed each other most days but I have always felt bad about the way I spoke with her when I was young.

  23. bambamnpebbles profile image60
    bambamnpebblesposted 11 years ago

    Everything in my life, from the mistakes to the right decisions (if there are any) have led me to my life with my children. Every bad thing that happened helps me to help others. Every good thing allows me to be thankful. I wouldn't change a thing, even the bad that I had happen or did. Life brings answers to questions we didn't even know we had so that we can answer our children's questions that they don't know they have yet. Anyone that brings something to us does so for a reason. Awesome question.


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