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If you could go back in time and do one thing differently ...

(185 Posts)
annie987 Sun 03-Mar-19 23:53:18

... what would it be?

Floralhousecoat Sun 03-Mar-19 23:55:35

Not married my first husband. My life has gone wrong from that point onwards I believe.

lottielady Sun 03-Mar-19 23:55:58

Same.

Wexfordtransit Sun 03-Mar-19 23:56:29

Vote remain.

CalmdownJanet Sun 03-Mar-19 23:57:35

It's probably quicker to name what I wouldn't change! That's the kids, everything else would be different

friendlymum67 Mon 04-Mar-19 00:01:15

Not taken my DS to Dr's re suspected allergy - subsequent referral to specialist ruined his chances of getting in the military. I feel so guilty.

TemporaryPermanent Mon 04-Mar-19 00:03:13

Probably nothing. Even things I bitterly regretted at the time have taught me a lot and I can't now at some distance untangle them from the person I've become.

lerrimknowyouretheyir Mon 04-Mar-19 00:05:30

Moved abroad in 2008 when the shit hit the fan.

mokapot Mon 04-Mar-19 00:06:36

Divorcing my ex

mokapot Mon 04-Mar-19 00:06:54

Sorry not divorce my ex

3boysandabump Mon 04-Mar-19 00:07:01

I wouldn't have started smoking

LikeYouSaid Mon 04-Mar-19 00:09:29

Would have appreciated the time i had with my mum

Meandwinealone Mon 04-Mar-19 00:16:36

@TemporaryPermanent
This.

donajimena Mon 04-Mar-19 00:19:01

I wouldn't have spent so much money when I actually had it. I'm skint now and could cry at how much I lived for the moment.

Likethewind321 Mon 04-Mar-19 00:36:20

Left my last job 4 years earlier.

DioneTheDiabolist Mon 04-Mar-19 00:38:51

Told my friend what I expected. Or maybe told her Exh that I knew.sad

DioneTheDiabolist Mon 04-Mar-19 00:39:36

Should be suspected, not expected.

Hedgehogblues Mon 04-Mar-19 01:05:42

Gone NC as soon as I left home

PointlessUsername Mon 04-Mar-19 01:30:27

Stayed fit so i didnt get a chronic illness.

WarpedGalaxy Mon 04-Mar-19 01:39:24

Trouble is everything I’d change would ultimately lead to one of my dc effectively winking out of existence as in never happening
. That’s not an acceptable outcome in exchange for ‘fixing’ whatever questionable choices I made. So I would change nothing.

AlphaJura Mon 04-Mar-19 01:42:52

Put more effort into getting a good job after I graduated from university.

Snoopypoopy123 Mon 04-Mar-19 03:10:27

Not commit murder.

Dreamzcancometrue Mon 04-Mar-19 03:33:12

Not drink so much it ended up in my arrest
Not listen to the voices in my head
Not sleep with certain people
Not loan my ex money which he hasnt paid back
The list goes on...

ChestOfFields Mon 04-Mar-19 03:45:08

When I had a cesarean, I would never of had my tubes tied while they were in there.

I often wish I could have had Chaz's baby. sad

ThisCoolBean Mon 04-Mar-19 03:51:36

Plucked up the courage to speak to David Cameron when I saw him at an event and had a deep and meaningful conversation with him about what ‘leave’ might actually mean

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