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Trying something new can be terrifying. There's doubts running through your mind about whether or not it's a good idea or if you should be a little more careful with your safety, but that's only a life half-lived! Travel to that country you always wanted to visit, apply for graduate school, and punch all the people you want!

These are the stories of people who can't believe what kind of awesome things they've done with their lives.


Reddit user, u/weirdbacon, wanted to hear about:

What is something you still can't believe you've done?

Never Giving Up

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Passed mathematics after failing two years, I have dyscalculia so doing maths was a struggle for me.

Starlight_Liger

Congrats! You didn't give up, and that's what matters.

weirdbacon

In 2020? Impressive.

Over the year, I've managed to make strides in overcoming my depression and social anxiety.

Spritefighter_64

You go, you! Hugs from an internet mom who's proud og you!

purple_macaroon

Finding Someone You Love, No Matter When

At age 39 I started my first gay relationship. At age 40, we are still together and I am in the best relationship of my life.

Samisoy001

Setting Out On Your Own

Traveled by myself to America when I was fresh out of highschool. I live in South Africa, so it was a real experience for me; broadened a lot of my perspectives. I also did it out of my own, I had minimal help from family (we're low to mid class) so it was all the more rewarding

BeanRub

I Made That? I MADE THAT?

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Had a baby.

It still catches me by surprise sometimes that I really have a child and that I made her.

chocolatefeckers

This is exactly what I was going to write! Sometimes I look at my son and have this moment of, wow you're a real human person that I made inside my body !

mama_bee_meesh

Take A Gander Over The Side

Stood at the top of the Eiffel Tower. I have a terrible fear of heights.

OctopussGoat

If you had the chance and refused, you would probably have regret that for the rest of your life. Good on you for conquering your fear!

weirdbacon

Oh I definitely would've regretted it that's why I forced myself to do it. They don't make it easy when you have to queue for the lift to the top on a level that's already 400ft up and that lift has windows on all sides!

OctopussGoat

Never Too Late To Start

Getting a degree in psychology, at the ripe age of 55!

aybee1965

Internet high five. I'm not quite that aged. Three of us all went back and finished our degrees in our mid and late 30's. We had all started freshman year together at the same college and just didn't graduate back then for various reasons.

__banned_

Get a college degree...even if it really hasn't afforded me any opportunities.

dihedral3

Getting the education component done is a major part of the battle. Even if it doesn't land you in your ideal job environment, a degree has encouraged you to be a critical thinker and always asking questions instead of accepting for what is. Best wishes!

weirdbacon

Putting Yourself On The Line

Asked a girl out face to face (got rejected)

deltawolf5663

Rejection is upsetting, but you grew as a person. The right one is still out there for you!

weirdbacon

Score!

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Slept with a few people I was attracted to. I'm like a solid 3

warholglasses

Maybe a 3 to you, but you could be a 10 to them.

weirdbacon

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