Do you ever wonder what if you were never born?

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  1. Frisco macrumors 68020

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    Not me.

    I am just asking. I think for many people the suffering that they have to endure everyday--maybe they wish they were never born? The really not well off.

    But what about the Middle Class--just going to you job day to day? Maybe they feel the same way?

    I guess even the wealthy can feel this way too.

    Does anyone wish they were never born to not have to deal with life?
     
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    If you were never born you wouldn't be able to want to never be born.
     
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    Everyday. But that's because I was born with issues and have lived with them ever since. Everyone would be happier without me, especially my parents. :eek: So much money wasted on surgery, and so much more needed. Definitely a curse for me.
     
  7. Frisco thread starter macrumors 68020

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    No I am sure you are a blessing to your parents and everyone else in your life. Please realize your parents and those close to you are you glad you are here.

    It's not about $$. I have 3 cats--2 of which have diabetes and it costs me a fortune to take care of them, but I have never regretted getting them. In fact I love them even more. And I am sure the same holds true for your parents.

    Love is not based money.....and if it is...it's not true love.
     
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    I did, every day for 7 years. Then I got better.
     
  9. Frisco thread starter macrumors 68020

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    Glad to hear it.
     
  10. Jessica Lares macrumors G3

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    Ehh, I wish that was the case. It's not. :eek: But oh well.
     
  11. Frisco thread starter macrumors 68020

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    Sorry to hear that. You will always have us on Macrumors and other places as friends.
     
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    Sorry to hear that. Hope you get well after the procedures you need.


    I do think about it from time to time just to try and visualise how the lives of the people in my life would be without me there. Not necessarily because I'm having a bad day or anything like that, my mind just wonders sometimes.
     
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    Ok, is it wishing you were never born or wondering what it (??) would be like if you were never born. I see a huge distinction. I'm thinking the former. Why wish that? Someone with this thinking is saying their life is so bad they wish it never happened. Is that wishing for nonexistence or hoping for some unknown alternate life? If the former, I'd say in most cases the individual needs an attitude adjustment. The experience of living a human life is like a little adventure. Make the most of it and turn it into a positive, not a downer! Just an opinion... Yeah I know, easy for me to say. : )
     
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    No, I wouldn't care, because I would not be alive in the first place.
     
  15. iMacC2D, Dec 19, 2012
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    I was raised in a working class family. We didn't always get along, my parents marriage deteriorated and it created tension within the family that made it very unpleasant at times. I had issues at school, I never really had many friends, but I had plenty of people who were out to cause problems for me. When I started high school, I was attacked twice in my first few weeks after one of my relatives from the troublesome side of the family, who was also attending the same school, saw to it that his friends made life hell for me. It wasn't until I switched to my third high school that life began to look up a little. Then the family split and I ended up without a high school diploma and almost homeless for a while at age 18. I had to support the remainder of my family, find a job, relocate to a new home on the very outskirts of town and start all over again.

    I never wished that I never existed though. There simply wasn't enough time to. I had to turn issues into affirmative action, or risk falling further.

    I eventually found some incredible people who stood by my side and brightened up my life. When I moved far away, those closest friends by chance moved with me. When things became difficult financially, we restructured our spending and made it work. I had to commute for 2 hours a day to get to work, but I persisted, and it eventually paid off when I had enough to relocate into the heart of the city and start again on much better terms. I still consider those years to be the most character building years of my life so far.

    I'm 21 now. These days, I still face challenges. I work as an Apple Technician, but I don't feel truly inspired by my job, and it feels incredibly tedious. I've always been single. I have studies ahead of me that will be difficult, but not impossible. I have a lot of rebuilding to do to get to where I want to be. I always look forward to my future though and now, more than ever, I'm confident that I'm headed on the right track.

    Whether you faced difficulties growing up, from environment, health issues, living arrangements or people you had to deal with, it's important to remember that the people that have constantly had to battle their way through are the ones with the most experience, character and personality. Some are our best and brightest, some are our most resilient and determined.
     
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    Your writing displays intelligence, moral character, and clarity of thought...all at such a young age. You won't get lost in life.
     
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    Do you wonder what the world would be like if "He" had never been born?

    KGB:cool:
     
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    My family would live in a bubble of self-absorbed smugness and never experience baffled irritation from my prickliness.
     
  19. es5694 macrumors member

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    You can do nothing about your wish of never born. The more you will telling your self life is worst or hard the more you will start feeling pressure and this way you will never be able to get rid of it.
    So it's better to accept the fact and try to fight with it and overcome it or just go with flow. We don't have any other options. We have to deal with it.
     
  20. Tech198, Apr 5, 2016
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    You're correct... that didn't come out to well.. ....

    I stay inside,,, sometimes take drives... u know, just to get out and clear my head.... come on forums..... listen to music/podcasts... etc... via headphones...

    U know,,, block everything out, i guess that's best to describe it.. But everyday, i just think i have a life, it may not be much of one, and while it may be a whole lot better, as least it is Mine to the best i can live it..

    And that sometimes makes me better... It's a roller-coaster,, but i kinda take the bad with the good.

    You make the best of what u can make it, but when the "best" isn't working, you kinda just live the best of *your* life... weather good or bad.. and block out all the other who say "you need help" or "you life can't compare to mine" type.

    Having mental disability doesn't help either. but it's a life, and i am thankful for what i have of one.. regardless of how it is.
     
  21. BeeGood macrumors 65816

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    I can honestly say I've never thought about this.

    Just setting aside my beliefs for a sec, it's a totally unproductive line of thinking. Absolutely nothing good would come directly from it.

    Having suicidal thoughts is bad enough (and please understand I'm not trying to marginalize people who are suicidal) but this thinking is worse in a way. Someone who wanders into this thinking is literally talking about erasing himself from history. From all memory. And removing anything he/she has accomplished. Even if a person is suicidal they wouldn't likely go to that extreme.

    Besides, it's impossible anyway, so its also a waste of time. This is probably a more practical reason not to go there :)
     
  22. MacNut macrumors Core

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    Yes I think about it as my parents first try was a miscarriage. So I really would not have been here had things gone right the first time.
     
  23. Strider64 macrumors regular

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    It doesn't matter for everything will eventually cease to exist even the universe. ;)
     
  24. maflynn Moderator

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    I don't think I ever wished I never was born, and without casting judgement. That seems such a sad thought, I mean if you got to a point in life that you wished it never existed, that's just sad :(

    At times, I wished I made different choices in life, but there's nothing I can do about what occurred in the past, all I can do is try to make better decisions in the future.
     
  25. Mousse macrumors 68000

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    I've seen It's a Bundyful Life. No way in hail am I gonna let my wife and kids have the good life after all misery they put me through.:mad:
     

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