Sometimes, I would like to go back in time. To meet my younger self. And you? If you could do it, would you? Feel free to speak.

#1

You don't deserve abuse and neglect. You are not worthless. You are stronger than you think.

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#2

The lottery number on this particular date is...

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#3

"Don't worry too much about finding someone to settle down with. She'll come into your life when the time is right. You don't have to be like the rest of your family. Just be you."

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#4

Don’t let your d**k be your compass.

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#5

"Go see a shrink....you have a mental illness... you're not just a weirdo!!!"

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#6

Suck it up and just do it. No one's gonna remember your most embarrassing moment in just a few days, they'll all forget about it. They won't even care. They're too busy thinking about their OWN embarrassing moments. Don't live your life in fear of being embarrassed. Trust me, it will all be worth it when you're done.

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#7

The people who think your disability will prevent you from living independently are wrong.

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#8

Tell someone you trust about your abuser so you won't have to live in fear.

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#9

It gets better. Just hang in there.

If you can just survive this, life has so much to offer when you finally are old enough to really make your own choices without your parents' or gaurdians' baggage holding you back.

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#10

I would tell myself to transfer to my wife's school, so that I could meet her sooner and spend even more of my life with her.

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#11

Your feelings are valid. Keep speaking up for yourself and don't let anyone silence you.

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#12

you have adhd, don't wait 50 years to get diagnosed.

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#13

Don’t give in to peer pressure and start smoking!

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#14

I would tell myself to not listen to anyone else. I would give myself a hug and say "it'll get better".

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#15

dont go to the church they will hurt you for who you are and how you look

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#16

start thinking you idiot

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#17

Do not join the military. They will squander your time, talent, and health over some s**t that doesn't matter. After 20 years you'll be 38 with constant neck pain, no equity in a house, and starting an entry-level position because there are approximately zero non-government jobs that the military prepares you for.

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#18

Things will be better! You will learn to love your self at the end

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#19

Don't get in that car.

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#20

You are not crazy you are traumatized. You are not crazy you have a disability. Don’t make anyone a priority that makes you an option

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#21

“Go talk to that kid you have a crush on, you never know if you’ll ever see them again.”

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#22

“you are not a weirdo just a future proud queer who did not deserve to get beaten up everyday 🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍⚧️❤️”.

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#23

please please dont pretend to be asleep just to be carried inside on november 22 2012. Its not worth it.

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#24

In the end, those bullies are not worth it. Soon enough they will be kicked out of school or else arrested. You will always be strong and will survive!

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#25

Take care of yourself, it's okay to be who you are, you aren't a girl and that's okay.
Be quiet, keep your mouth shut, and don't make her more angry.
Get him out as soon as possible before he hurts your dog. By any means possible.
Say goodbye to your grandpa. Ask to call him or anything. You'll regret not doing it for the rest of your life.

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#26

Save 20% of every paycheck and start investing much sooner.

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#27

Don’t do drugs, it will affect you negatively later in life. (And no marijuana does not count)! Also I would tell my cousin not to go anywhere on the day he died because had he not left the house he would still be with us.

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#28

I wish I could say that you could be happy and innocent forever, but life doesn't work that way. Pets die. People die. Things happen. I'm sorry for how you're going to react to the pain in your life. I don't know if it's all going to be okay, but your darkest moment won't be your last moment. Cherish what you still have; it's not going to last forever.

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#29

Empathy is not a weakness, it's a superpower.

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#30

Your gay accept it your classmates can't say you are jokingly if you actually are...

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#31

I'd tell him to prevent our mom from going into this horrible retail job which is taking a heavy toll on her physical and mental health. At all cost.

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#32

Technoblade will die on 1st June 2022. In real life. Prepare yourself

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#33

Those who you think of as friends mostly are not. The people who helped you and you didn't even notice or thought they weren't worth your time, are the ones who deserve your attention.

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#34

How much time do I get with my teenage self? Because there’s a lot of damage to undo and it’s going to take a while. If I only had a short time I’d say to finish school and be more patient with and thankful for Mom. And I might slap me for being a pigheaded know it all.

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#35

Stop eating your emotions.

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#36

Heavily scrutinize your religious beliefs.

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#37

Trust your instincts. You're smart; you'll figure things out. And whatever you do, be who you truly are.

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#38

What your parents are doing to you IS abuse. Your feelings are valid!

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#39

You are NOT fat! You are voluptuous and beautiful and brilliant, and you do not have to settle. For anything!

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#40

“No.” (pinches bridge of nose.) “Just—No. Put the matches back where you found them and leave the poor bees alone. Listening to your mom read Little House on The Prairie to you and watching Reading Rainbow does not make you qualified to smoke bees and take their honey. You’re 8. Go play legos or something.”

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#41

It depends on each age, so: 6 years; You're going to have 5 crazy siblings, so be prepared. Love them all you can. 14 years: *smack* WHAT *smack* THE HELL *smack* WHERE YOU THINKING?! (anyway) You're not worthless, I promise. Don't let others get you down. 15 years: Others won't accept you for who you are. That's okay. Ignore them and work on being your best self. And try to make some friends. It'll do you some good.

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#42

Be yourself! Dump anyone who is abusive cuz you dont deserve that. Find a good therapist! And don't get into that car with the dude who turned out to be your rapist!

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#43

You're gay. You like guys. Stop asking yourself if there's a chance you like a girl every time one is nice to you. You don't. You never will. Stop wondering if your parents will hate you if you tell them that you feel this way. They won't. They never will. And for the love of god, yes, you have a crush on that boy. No, he doesn't like you back, so stop staring at him hoping he'll stare back. He never will.

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#44

Your life will be so much easier from ages 5-16 if you don't teach yourself to recognize cartoon faces

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#45

Move out of your mom's house now.

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#46

Tell your mom that you think that you have dyscalcula while you're still in school, it'll make things so much easier.
It is okay to have a breakdown. Holding it back will only make it worse.

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#47

You are not crazy you are traumatized. You are not crazy you have a disability. Don’t make anyone a priority that makes you an option

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#48

Life is going to be very hard. You’re going to not feel like you have a place to call home, you’re going to be confused about your feelings on the same sex. Don’t let that make you feel less than what you’re worth, you’ll have a ton of friends that will tell you they want you to see what they see in you, and let them, they’re right.

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#49

In the end, those bullies are not worth it. Soon enough they will be kicked out of school or else arrested. You will always be strong and will survive!

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#50

You're not special. You're ordinary. Stop feeling like you need to be the center of attention, it won't work out well for you.

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#51

Don't do it. You know what I am talking about... You will stop thinking you need to be killed eventually. Just do not do it. No matter what anyone says, know that you are loved.

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#52

Don't touch that, it isn't clay

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#53

I would tell my younger self not to worry what that annoying kid in social studies said, because your not worthless because your gay.

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#54

Leave that cheating and nasty man now, stop thinking about it ! In the eighth year of being together you finally leave him anyway!!! You buy a one way ticket to Europe, travel for 5 yrs meeting the most amazing people, you meet your husband and keep traveling together, you have 3 children, keep traveling, buy a old monastery (1600) and renovate it together while still traveling! Just call Mum and Dad more than only a couple of times a week because you are about to lose them and unfortunately the pain will never leave . Don’t be so damn hard on yourself, you are amazing ♥️

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#55

DO. NOT. MARRY. JUSTIN. You are 20 years old, and you will NOT prove everybody wrong

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#56

Don't wait to travel and go have adventures. Don't wait to do it one day when you retire...life Is NOW

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#57

it's okay not to want to get married or have children. you are going to find out that you have a genetic bone disease that will affect your ability to do things and it will be okay to get angry about that. it's okay to take a break between high school and college but don't wait 10 yrs to go back. and, face it - you're kind of a nerd and weirdo-don't worry about trying to fit your square self into that round space. it's your edges and corners that make you who you are; don't let anyone try to smooth them out. life will do that for you in time.

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#58

dont be such a bad kid. think of all of those misbehaving kids who got held back and kicked out, youre almost one of them.

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#59

I would study harder and not mind that I did not have money to study.

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#60

Don't marry him!! And while we're talking about it, don't marry the second one either. You did it because you were terrified of being alone and in the end you just got abused, divorced, cheated on, divorced again, and ended up alone. It's not worth it.

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#61

Don't go to that disastrous family reunion in Tennessee!

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#62

Yes, you have the brains. However, add some discipline if you want to realize any dream. Also, don't marry her out of belief you can save her. You can't.

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#63

You are going to meet the woman of your dreams, and you're going to have an awesome daughter. You are one lucky little dude!

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#64

As a kid, If someone told me not to do something because it would hurt, I'd do it to see how bad it is, from inhaling underwater with a snorkel (the snorkel was underwater), putting my hand on the stove, to sticking a fork in an electrical outlet, I would get hurt often. The fork in the outlet was the last straw for me because it hurt like hell, so I would probably tell myself not to do that.

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#65

Sex is NOT that important! And just because that guy tells you he loves you, you should not start dating him. Other people will love you and care about you and show you they love you. It doesn't matter how much sex you have... it will not make you feel more complete or happy. You must realize that sex and the expectation to have sex a lot because "all men will find me sexy and attractive" is some toxic between-the-lines thing that has been passed on by women in your family for at least 3 or 4 generations. Break free from that as soon as you can.

Also, it is NOT OK that your mom told your bf (who was 10 years older than me) that we should not use a condom the first time we had sex (it'd be my first time) because condoms felt weird and she wanted me to have the "full experience" -and if it made me pregnant she'd support me so I could get an abortion.

Also, now that you're cutting off the rest of the family (I did so when I was ca. 16 years old) please please PLEASE cut off your mom as well. It will only get harder the longer you wait and she is so extremely toxic to you and will do so many big efforts to keep you tugged in under her wing. You must break free from her claws.

(As ppl may notice I am not that fond of my mom)

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#66

You have come this far don’t let the future take hold of you neither should you let the internet take hold of you the internet is putting things in your brain that you won’t be able to escape from well you will but if you keep going like this and choose truth over lies which is the internet you will be less worried about what you do and what you care about life is more important than staring at a phone for hours this doesn’t go out for you younger self but it goes out to everyone who is reading this and your a great Christian and yeah everyone sins but just become we sin doesn’t mean god doesn’t love you wether it comes down to criminals murders and such god lives all of you. And yeah that’s what I would say to my self and the rest of the world hope you enjoyed it!

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#67

Don't rush into a relationship because you want to feel loved. Take care of yourself first and go to medical school like you wanted.

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#68

Take care of your needs and let everyone else take care of theirs. In the long run you will be much more content and successful.

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#69

You're on the right path. Don't fear failures. Learn from it.

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#70

Don’t be fat.

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#71

Stay Happy.

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#72

don't be so annoying, don't be so uptight, don't be such a control freak

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#73

Do nothing of what you have done since your childhood.

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#74

Get away from your mom and don’t join the Marines

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#75

What the hell is wrong with you? why are you so weird? Why are you like this?

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#76

1. Don't be so afraid of looking like a fool, your ideas and feelings are valid!
2. Don't get married

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#77

Stand up for yourself. It's your life to live and not your parents' or your boyfriend's. I would go back to the first day of senior school, age 11.

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#78

They called you "innocent child" for a reason.

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