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What Would You Say To Your Younger Self?

★~DoctorWhoGuru~★ 2012/06/10 04:44:33
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  • Tarheel 2012/06/14 15:55:43
    Tarheel
    +1
    That's a tough one. Every action has a result, some good and some bad. I might have told my younger self to go into teaching as originally planned but then I had so much fun in radio sales for a very long time. Now, I'm 52 and in my fifth year of teaching; I'm a long way from retiring but wouldn't want to anyway, because I love what I do. I could also tell my younger self to watch who I married (because after 18 years, we split) but we have a beautiful daughter and even with the bad, had many good times. The one thing I might have told my self was in renting a condo.....Younger self, hire a management company to do this for you. Many things may have been different (financially, stress, etc) I would have told myself to spend more time with my parents that first year of teaching (I thought I'd have the summer but both passed away before then). Other than that, I've always enjoyed the little things and have tried to do the best I can.
  • Mike 2012/06/13 15:07:04
    Mike
    +1
    you better get better grades
  • Alice Evie 2012/06/13 08:16:08
    Alice Evie
    +1
    to my middleschool (of 8th grade) self: stop caring what your stupic classmates say~! you love the paris chic style, yet you choose moderate clothes so people will approach you more! guess what! in 3 more years, you wont care about them!
    their stupidity costed us the last field trip you waited for 6 years!!!

    then, take those piano lesson you always wanted! that would make things easier for me!
  • Alice Evie Alice Evie 2012/06/13 08:16:59
    Alice Evie
    +1
    people think youre conceited with anything you wear!
  • ☂cinderella.dress.in.yellow☂ 2012/06/11 20:31:15
    ☂cinderella.dress.in.yellow☂
    +2
    stop trying to fit in it's not worth it dont be to punch that little boy in the face
    and get over this fear of sleep the dark it's getting worst
  • jaydenvdv 2012/06/11 18:13:44
    jaydenvdv
    +1
    I love my life right now, my kids are so awsome but if I could it would go something like, hey, see that guy over there? Your friend, yeah that solomonster guy, you should know he has a huge crush on you and you should go out with him.
  • Peace 2012/06/11 07:52:07
    Peace
    +1
    Hey kid. Yeah you. Eat your vegetables and stop being lazy. I MEAN IT!!!!!!!!
  • Pam 2012/06/11 07:51:25
    Pam
    +1
    Listen to your head more than your heart. If I knew then what I know now.
  • VintageLys 2012/06/11 05:05:20
    VintageLys
    +1
    just wait and see...
  • SW 2012/06/10 23:35:10
    SW
    +1
    It would have been a lot before my kids were born. Now I couldn't tell myself anything because I'd risk their existence. Whatever dumbass stuff I did...it worked cause they're here and they're awesome!
  • SW SW 2012/06/10 23:35:55
    SW
    +1
    ...oh and the power ball numbers for next week are....
  • aibohphobia 2012/06/10 22:46:32
    aibohphobia
    +1
    Don't be a dumbass, be nicer to girls you like, and actually try in school.
  • **weaselbee::StarkidJay* 2012/06/10 22:05:28
    **weaselbee::StarkidJay*
    +1
    Seriously, calm the f**k down.
  • Nikoru 2012/06/10 17:46:34
    Nikoru
    +1
    Try your best, don't care what others say.
  • Heavy 2012/06/10 17:46:22
    Heavy
    +1
    Don't slack off in school so you can be a physicist. You're gonna be really interested in it when you get older.
  • Vision of Verve 2012/06/10 15:32:18
  • rascal 2012/06/10 14:59:34
    rascal
    +1
    don't take any crap from anyone, don't smoke , and stay away from the bad boys.
  • PumpkinMuncher 2012/06/10 14:55:56
    PumpkinMuncher
    +2
    Quit being so damn nice
  • _Ganjaa 2012/06/10 14:49:16
    _Ganjaa
    +2
    dont let anybody run over you and tell you what to do .
  • Cameryn (◠‿◠✿) 2012/06/10 14:28:36
    Cameryn (◠‿◠✿)
    +1
    Don't be stupid and never talk about emotions. Oh, and don't become close to your parents.
  • PsychoxAngel 2012/06/10 14:23:24
    PsychoxAngel
    +1
    LIVE IT UP!
  • bluelady 2012/06/10 14:20:24
    bluelady
    +1
    dont marry Jim, and stay in the Marine Corps for life
  • Nameless 2012/06/10 12:33:52
    Nameless
    +2
    Always take three days to make an important decision (except when an emergency).

    Never make a decision when on the rebound. Heal from that first, and then move on...

    When you feel like no one cares, you are wrong. Someone does. Don't be afraid to seek them out.

    The "Golden Rule" is NOT "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you." It is, instead, "Do NOT do to others what you do not want done to you."

    If you take care of yourself, everything else will fall into place. You cannot take care of others or love others unless you first do that for yourself.

    If you walk down that aisle to get married and as you are doing so you hear this little voice that tells you not to do it, listen to that voice. Turn around and walk away. I don't care how much you've spent on the wedding.
  • jacob crim 2012/06/10 11:52:17
    jacob crim
    +1
    "Dude, you make out with all these girls...take it to the next level!"
  • Lili13 2012/06/10 11:11:28
    Lili13
    +3
    Why were you so stupid ?
  • Constant Commenter 2012/06/10 09:48:46
    Constant Commenter
    +2
    Stop wasting time with men who cannot or will not be good to you or right for you.

    Focus on what you would be best utilized at and gain most satisfaction from doing.

    Prepare for a financially stable future.

    Peacefulness
  • kitkat42 2012/06/10 09:45:39
    kitkat42
    +2
    "Shut Up and LISTEN".
  • MR. 2012/06/10 09:37:01
    MR.
    +2
    "SAVE ALL THOSE COLLECTABLES AND 1ST EDITIONS!" ("I'm all better now!")
  • D D 2012/06/10 08:38:07
    D D
    +2
    Men do not have to like someone to sleep with them. Love and sex are not connected for men. Sex does not mean a guy likes you.
  • Me 2012/06/10 08:37:40
    Me
    +1
    listen to others
  • XxDêâTHwΊhxX 2012/06/10 08:26:24
  • MissJo 2012/06/10 08:19:50
    MissJo
    +1
    Don't let other abuse yourself or let other people abuse you. You are worth more than that..
  • HunnyB 2012/06/10 08:03:14
  • Dark Angel AKA Hippiegirl 2012/06/10 07:46:35
    Dark Angel AKA Hippiegirl
    +1
    Don't get Married
  • bob 2012/06/10 07:28:39
    bob
    +1
    Buy Microsoft at its IPO.

    Then buy a MAC.

    Spend less on 'junk' (i.e. anything that's worth less than what you paid for it immediately after you pay for it).

    Anyone who says, "Shall I super-size that for you?" is not your friend.

    Put your brain in gear before you engage your mouth. (Teller's Corollary: It's better to keep your mouth shut and let people think you're an idiot than open it and remove all doubt.)
    Stated another way: Save it in the 'Drafts' folder for 24 hrs, then re-read it before you hit 'Send'.
  • polkastria 2012/06/10 07:07:05
    polkastria
    +1
    Depends on the age...
    Most of the time I'd just leave me alone and let things go as they did.
    But at ages 19 through 22 I'd say.. "it's worth it , just plow on through it all and it will be worth it later, not for a LONG time, but it will.. I promise".
  • Jinx 2012/06/10 07:01:49
    Jinx
    +1
    Stop slackin' off!
  • glendajb4 2012/06/10 06:58:24
    glendajb4
    +1
    Question everything, and cut the crap!
  • Ian 2012/06/10 06:55:07
    Ian
    +1
    I would listen more to others, i would not have taken their advice all the time, but would have thought more about it.

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