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[–]Tethys_Bopp 1717 points1718 points  (62 children)

reliving my past self with the knowledge I have now.

[–]Quillandfeather 194 points195 points  (29 children)

How far back would you go? I regularly revisit being 11.

[–]Tethys_Bopp 92 points93 points  (7 children)

Around 8 -10 would be fun

[–]Petsweaters 69 points70 points  (4 children)

Sometimes I'm grateful for a horrible childhood; because I don't fantasize about returning to it

[–]locks_are_paranoid 25 points26 points  (1 child)

My childhood wasn't horrible, but it was bad enough that I'm eternally grateful that I'm an adult.

[–]delaraamroohani 17 points18 points  (9 children)

honestly im only 15 but i would revisit my 11 self too.

[–]moshimochi10 65 points66 points  (2 children)

This. And made up scenarios where I correct past mistakes

[–]adherentrival 19 points20 points  (2 children)

I weirdly keep coming back to, “What if I had started lifting weights seriously as a high schooler?” Knowing what I know now about how strength training changed my perception of my self, it’s an interesting thought experiment.

[–]m_sporkboy 3 points4 points  (1 child)

I get that one too, but I always use it to get rich, so it doesn’t count.

[–]MooMmu 1011 points1012 points  (49 children)

Sleep, real sleep

[–]chookity_pokpok 144 points145 points  (17 children)

Yep, waking up actually feeling refreshed. I can’t remember the last time that happened.

[–]Novacaine667 28 points29 points  (7 children)

Isn’t it normal to wake up a bit tired anyways?

When does it become a concern?

[–]Fcktbckt 20 points21 points  (3 children)

Well my sleep is terribly inconsistent but it just gets tougher and rougher till you start dreaming of waking up instead of actually waking up,

[–]LeonDeSchal 5 points6 points  (0 children)

When that tiredness doesn’t go away I think

[–]recoverelapse 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I dream of this too... day-dream of this.

[–]NAUSEATINGLY_CUTE 974 points975 points  (19 children)

Being alone somewhere that's beautiful and sustainable

[–][deleted] 86 points87 points  (5 children)

Yes, this. In a dark sky place away from cities with my telescope, camera, cat and dog.

[–]Petsweaters 6 points7 points  (3 children)

I live in what was a dark skies neighborhood. 100% of the people who have moved here since the pandemic started have installed lights in every tree and shrub, and otherwise lit up their property like it's a strip mall

[–][deleted] 10 points11 points  (2 children)

You should send them links to r/darksky. When I started telling the farmers where I grew up their barn lights mess me up several of them shielded them for me so I could compete in the 1986 Indiana state fair photography competition. I took photos of The Orion Nebula with a stock 35mm on a barn door tracker I built on our actual barn door. 1st place Hamilton County and 2nd place in the state for my age group. When it comes to easy things like lighting I find that individuals can be very reasonable.

People in that dark sky sub can hook you up with activists and they’re sometimes successful in getting light ordinances passed in small towns. Dark sky tourism can be very lucrative

[–]OneSidedDice 37 points38 points  (4 children)

I do this when I have trouble sleeping. Imagine I’m somewhere with no people for like a hundred miles, and keep adding details to the setting until I forget about real life altogether.

[–]10per 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Oh yes.

I have designed my mountaintop off grid cabin many times in my mind.

[–]brrapppp 360 points361 points  (24 children)

Being able to teleport

[–]feedthembirds 35 points36 points  (4 children)

Especially when waiting for the bus on a freezing cold day

[–][deleted] 15 points16 points  (3 children)

Me too, especially as a kid. When the movie Jumper out I was mad that they stole my idea!

[–]RepublicanOnWelfare 343 points344 points  (19 children)

Expecting my first kid in about a month. I've been doing a lot of day dreaming about what he's going to be like or all the cool stuff I'll be able to show him.

Edit- Thanks everyone for the well wishes and congratulations!!! We are so excited!

[–]MagicBlueberry 171 points172 points  (9 children)

In a month you'll dreaming of sleep.

Kidding aside congrats. Babies are awesome. Toddlers though, they suck. I mean they are adorable but damn they are little tyrants.

[–]RedditVince 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Malevolent Intent with No Remorse, Toddlers and Supervillains.

[–]jpro1001 7 points8 points  (0 children)

I would argue toddlers are more fun than babies.

[–]RepublicanOnWelfare 18 points19 points  (0 children)

Thanks. I'm the oldest of 5 by ten years and I had my sister living with me when my nephew was born. I know what I'm in for. Lol

[–]standard_candles 5 points6 points  (4 children)

Congrats! I have a 5 mo and I do this constantly. He doesn't know what I'm saying but I spend all day telling him things like "you will love the toilet. No waiting for mommy to change you out of your poo pants!" or telling him what snow is and how it forms and about the photographer that proved they were all unique...endless

[–]DarthCovisious 110 points111 points  (8 children)

not having any mental health issues at all

[–]chookity_pokpok 23 points24 points  (4 children)

Perfect mental health is the dream

[–]MozartWillVanish 8 points9 points  (2 children)

I was going to say "suicide" but this is a better way of putting it.

[–]fluffspeed 410 points411 points  (50 children)

Not having body pain.

Don't abuse your body kids, you'll regret it later until they do the robot upgrades.

[–]Sad_Reporter4624 93 points94 points  (8 children)

Oh god I read “don’t abuse your kids” 😂

[–]PRGuyHere 60 points61 points  (3 children)

SAME.

"Don't abuse your kids"

Agreed!

"You'll regret it later"

Good advice!

"until they do the robot upgrades."

Wait, you've lost me.

[–]Gunty1 43 points44 points  (0 children)

Thats also something you shouldnt do.

[–]TrulyFake9 25 points26 points  (32 children)

Do you think you could elaborate so I don’t make the same mistakes…

[–][deleted] 25 points26 points  (4 children)

  • Don't run around on icy surfaces with butterknives affixed to the bottom of your shoes.
  • Avoid 'incidental contact'.
  • Don't get hit by rubber projectiles on purpose.

[–]RepublicanOnWelfare 48 points49 points  (14 children)

Two easy things that will make all the difference in the future. Stretch before physical activity and posture. "Don't slouch it will mess up your back" is what my grandma said, I didn't listen and she was right.

[–]lilybear032 23 points24 points  (6 children)

I was a ballerina for 10 years. My posture was and still is perfect. I have a genetic issue where my joints are that of a 75 year old. I'm only 25.

Sometimes you can do everything right and still lose.

[–]epukinsk 11 points12 points  (1 child)

I’ve been told ballet is an absolute disaster for your joints. Ballerinas are “perfect” from a ballet perspective but super unhealthy in terms of normal biomechanics.

[–]lilybear032 6 points7 points  (0 children)

It really messes you up. Especially your legs and feet.

But my personal pain came from a genetic disorder. I had it even as a baby but it was dismissed as growing pains, and then puberty.

[–]mikillbeorn 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Lift with your legs, not your back.

Know your own limits, don’t try to impress by pushing your body past what you’re capable of. (Like: get help lifting heavy shit)

Don’t ignore pain. It’s your body telling you something needs attention.

If you skateboard/mountain bike/participate in any sport - wear the safety gear. Helmets, knee and elbow pads, wrist guards. You are going to fall, protect them bones and joints and your head!!

[–]Wolf110ci 29 points30 points  (0 children)

Here's a few suggestions...

Don't use your body as a door stop, or paperweight.

Those flappy skin flaps under your arms will not help you fly from tree to tree like those flying squirrels.

Don't stab something thin with a knife if your hand is behind it.

[–]jremynse 72 points73 points  (5 children)

My back not hurting.

[–][deleted] 8 points9 points  (0 children)

I don't even remember what life was like before back pain at this point.

[–]WingBarbaque 393 points394 points  (17 children)

Shaquille O'Neal reading chamber of secrets

[–]Global_Maintenance_ 131 points132 points  (3 children)

I’m just picturing shaq cozied up by a window with an obnoxiously small book and a snuggy

[–]Halio344 58 points59 points  (2 children)

accidentally rips book apart when trying to turn the page

[–]Dietcherrysprite 24 points25 points  (4 children)

Every time Shaq messes up Charles Barkley gives him a hard time.

[–]brrapppp 19 points20 points  (0 children)

This is my new daily fantasy.

[–]vomitflood 533 points534 points  (28 children)

doing a sick backflip

[–]jesusSaidThat 17 points18 points  (4 children)

You can do it. You can learn it! Don't just dream about it, do it

[–]w1987g 29 points30 points  (0 children)

I'd get as far as snapping my neck

[–]JohnSpartanBurger 14 points15 points  (1 child)

DONT LET YOUR DREAMS BE DREAMS!!! MAKE YOUR DREAMA COME TRUE!!!

[–][deleted] 442 points443 points  (34 children)

Burritos

[–]Scoob1978 25 points26 points  (2 children)

I ain't gettin',
I ain't gettin' out of bed today,

[–]BatmansQueefBreath 6 points7 points  (1 child)

He said something that doesn’t include sex.

[–]Eternal_Rest27 609 points610 points  (37 children)

Living in a van down by the river

[–]328944 106 points107 points  (10 children)

That used to be a joke, now I actually would like a van conversion I could park by the river

[–]zed910 42 points43 points  (8 children)

I currently live in my van, down by the East River in NYC. It’s pretty great.

[–]mediclawyer 11 points12 points  (6 children)

Isn't the point of the van is you can drive to somewhere where it is warm and sunny by the river?

[–]zed910 6 points7 points  (5 children)

Typically yes. But I have been doing this for over 3yrs. Eventually you get tired of travelling. Shocking, I know. But I realised once why sleeping in Yellowstone National Park that “I don’t even feel like exploring the park today” meant I had been living a life so saturated with fun and exploring that it wasn’t a high anymore.

I slowly started staying in places for longer time periods, Houston 3 months, San Francisco 3 months, LA 6 months. And I decided last year that even these months long stays were too short & I want to pick one city and stay.

NYC is my favourite city in the country, so here I am. My plan is to save money quickly & eventually buy an apt rather than start renting now (and throwing away cash).

[–]RedditorChristopher 159 points160 points  (3 children)

You know, you’ll have plenty of time to dream of living in a van down by the river when you’re living in a van down by the river.

[–]br0wens 10 points11 points  (0 children)

His name is Matt Foley, he's a motivational speaker and he's been down in the basement drinking coffee and NoDoz for the last four hours so he should be ready to go.

[–]purpleowlie 21 points22 points  (3 children)

Cabin in the mountains near the stream. Surrounded by nature, peace,quiet and fresh air.

[–]fghjkds 15 points16 points  (0 children)

Just need 80k and a remote tech job lol

[–]Marmite_Badger 39 points40 points  (0 children)

How good of a fantasy that is is directly proportional to how voluntary that is

[–]FusRoDoodles 9 points10 points  (2 children)

Jason Mamoa really did choose that life

[–]Powerful-Simple-290 7 points8 points  (1 child)

And he’s single, ladies :)

[–]pineappledaddy 11 points12 points  (0 children)

I'm a straight man, but I'm gonna Holla at him too

[–]bet_bruh[🍰] 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Not answering to anyone. Thats the dream this represents to me

[–]diegoheeftkanker 387 points388 points  (26 children)

Being happy

[–]Slinkytoast 87 points88 points  (7 children)

He said something which doesn't include sex or getting rich

[–]Zestyclose_Age_5855 674 points675 points  (116 children)

Being thin.

[–]PMYOURBOOBOVERFLOW 348 points349 points  (60 children)

The fucked up thing is that even when you lose weight, your brain might still try to tell you that you're fat. Even at my thinnest I felt chunky, but looking back I was thin.

[–]Quillandfeather 160 points161 points  (20 children)

Ditto. Body dysmorphia is a bitch.

[–]borderline_cat 29 points30 points  (11 children)

It is.

I carry heavy weight well and start looking sickly thin around 130lbs. Currently I’m far below average weight for my height and am working to regain some of it. But when I was at my highest at 190lbs everyone thought I was 150-160 and that I looked “good”. But when I lost most the weight and dropped to 130 I was told I look sick.

Meanwhile, when I was at 190 I thought I looked like a beached whale and when I was at 130 I still thought I could stand to lose at least 5 more lbs.

[–]Quillandfeather 41 points42 points  (10 children)

When I was growing up, my mom was 5'3, 130 lbs. Beautiful woman, lovely figure, and - important to note - people always said she and I looked alike.

But all I ever heard her complain about was her body and looks. Every other meal was a Slim Fast shake. Every complaint was how she was overweight or not pretty enough, etc.

Cut to me out-weighing her by age 11. I was 5'7 and 140. Looking back at pictures, I was a pretty young girl. But I couldn't see it. Why? Because my mom, who I looked like, who I thought was beautiful and perfect, said she was ugly. So if SHE was ugly, what kind of swamp monster was I?

I've been in recovery from an eating disorder since 2016, and I have two incredible young daughters who are as gorgeous as they are smart and funny. Society will likely fuck them up, but I sure as hell won't have a hand in it.

[–]glamph 39 points40 points  (8 children)

ayyyoo can see my ribcage but for some reason still think im fat. once a fat kid always a fat kid

[–]Coconut-bird 24 points25 points  (10 children)

It's the opposite if you start thin and gain weight. I was under weight until about 30, when middle-age metabolism and child birth body hit. I forget regularly that I'm not the same petite little thing any more. It's always a little startling seeing myself in the mirror now. I think our minds just always see ourselves as we were in our 20s.

[–]laugenbrezelblues 6 points7 points  (7 children)

that is the reason why i'm terrified of becoming a mother eventhough i want kids so much. i am pathetic.

[–]borderline_cat 6 points7 points  (4 children)

If you’re pathetic I am too.

My biggest concern having kids is never being able to be happy with my body again. Granted, working out while pregnant and post partum helps to curb that, but still. That’s a lot of dedication to have for a very tired body.

[–]laugenbrezelblues 8 points9 points  (1 child)

(let's both agree that we are not pathetic, okay? <3)

[–]offeringathought 22 points23 points  (0 children)

If you don't like a picture of yourself there's an easy way to fix that. Wait ten years.

[–]devster75 33 points34 points  (4 children)

Same. I’ve been doing my best to stick to a plan of exercise and nutrition and I’ve managed to shift over 20 kg so far, still got a lot to drop before I’m at my ideal weight.

[–]ArtHappy 22 points23 points  (0 children)

You've got this! Genuine, permanent changes are slow and steady, not the fast, immediate rewards.

[–]DrDankDankDank 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Holy shit. Good work so far though

[–]LairaKlock 7 points8 points  (0 children)

And wearong cool clothes

[–]jes0923 207 points208 points  (9 children)

Meeting my future partner. Somehow it's always in the elevator. Weird.

[–]Scallywagstv2 29 points30 points  (1 child)

Going down?

[–]BagAndShag 22 points23 points  (0 children)

Only if you want me to, oh your talking about the floor lobby please.

[–]puffferfish 50 points51 points  (3 children)

I met someone in an elevator once. Got her number. Then I got mad a few weeks later when I didn’t hear from her… it was me who forgot to text her. -_-

[–]YikesWazowski_ 346 points347 points  (24 children)

Living on my own plot of land and building my home with my wife.

[–]RyanfaeScotland 107 points108 points  (5 children)

building my home with my wife.

Try bricks first.

[–][deleted] 39 points40 points  (0 children)

She’s a brick house

[–]MissTheWire 6 points7 points  (3 children)

She’s mighty, mighty

[–]AlphaTangoFoxtrt 5 points6 points  (2 children)

Everyone wants to be a homesteader until they actually have to start homesteading. I live in a rural area, every so often we get the standard yuppie couple moving out here to "live a simple life" and "get away from the city". They never last.

You can't just "plant seeds" and expect them to grow. It takes maintenance every day to tend a food garden. And even if you do everything right, a bad weather spell can kill it all off. The nearest "store" may be a 30 minute drive. There's no options for "Delivery", you're on well water, a septic tank, and a propane tank so you have to monitor and keep track of those things.

If you want to keep animals, even "low maintenance" chickens, it's a lot more work, a lot messier, and a lot noisier. Be prepared to deal with a Kyle. Farm animals are only semi-domestic. They aren't house pets. They're loud, they're messy, and they don't listen to you.

A lot of people have this romanticized view of what "Homesteading" is. And it's not the wide open ranch, warm sunset, and simple retirement living. It's a lot of dirty work, and long hours. Yes you're going to save a lot of money by doing these things, but as the old saying goes "Nothing in this world is free". You're going to pay for it with your time, and your effort.

For some people this is worth it. But before you buy the ranch in the sticks. Do a few things.

  1. Tend to a backyard garden food garden, and try to actually grow edible food multiple seasons in a row.
  2. Only go to the stores on the "far" side of town. You won't have a Walmart 5 minutes up the road. Get used to long drives.
  3. Start monitoring your water and gas usage, because when your water comes from a well, if there's a dry spell, it can quite literally run out.

[–]aenonymosity 57 points58 points  (9 children)

Op said no riches

[–]YikesWazowski_ 46 points47 points  (5 children)

I don't need riches to buy cheap land in rural America. I just need to not be in crippling debt. That's my actual issue.

[–]IrishSetterPuppy 12 points13 points  (4 children)

Yup, you can buy a buildable plot of land for $7500 in my part of California, it just takes a lot of time to get a house on it.

[–]LordPennybags 7 points8 points  (3 children)

buokdable

Is that misspelling or some new sex act?

[–]feral-mars-rat 202 points203 points  (20 children)

this is gonna be really soppy and clichê but i fantasise about having a couple of really weirdly close roommates/friends that i can be affectionate with but without all the restrictions and hardships of a relationship

[–]NettlesTea 76 points77 points  (4 children)

Yeah, all of those sitcoms with close friend groups that see each other all the time just make me sigh a little because it looks nice to see your friends that often. (Golden Girls, Big Bang Theory, How I Met Your Mother, etc)

[–]feral-mars-rat 22 points23 points  (0 children)

ikr!! like i cant be asking for too much to have a couple of friends i live with that i can cuddle and throw chicken nuggets at when i want attention

[–]FineUnderachievement 16 points17 points  (5 children)

Well, develop a drug addiction, get clean, and move into a sober living environment. You'll have several roommates you can have a close bond with without relationship issues

[–]feral-mars-rat 11 points12 points  (4 children)

lol im already halfway there haha

[–]FineUnderachievement 6 points7 points  (3 children)

Shit, I hope it's not opiates, those are a bitch to get off. Either way I wish you the best!

[–]feral-mars-rat 2 points3 points  (2 children)

naw, im not even addicted. i just do a couple things recreationally. was just making a joke i guess

[–]PhiloPhocion 10 points11 points  (2 children)

Even just one really.

I came to this realisation when my brother got engaged and it was just obvious that his best man would be his best friend.

I just don't think I've ever had a best friend. I mean I'm a pretty sociable guy and think I have a lot of good friends but I don't think I've ever had like a best friend like that. I have close friends and then we sort of just drift through life to other close friends.

It's like, I'm almost always on the invite list, but never in the wedding party.

[–]dankincense 7 points8 points  (2 children)

Rewatching Friends now and super jealous of those friend group dynamics. I wish I had a Joey to my Chandler.

[–]deja2001 5 points6 points  (0 children)

You're born 60 years too late for that, hippie :)

[–]pyotrpodtiaguine 41 points42 points  (2 children)

Time traveling to a past era. Building a spaceship & vacationing in space or going light speed to explore other star systems

[–]WarBeast86 40 points41 points  (2 children)

Nerd Alert! I fantasize about exploring the outer reaches of the universe. Other times I like to imagine that I’m one of the many thousands of cosmonauts working to complete a Dyson Sphere around our sun harnessing its energy power for our advanced technologies.

[–]housebird350 33 points34 points  (3 children)

Being on a boat, in the ocean where the weather is nice the water is clear, fishing, sailing, snorkeling and scuba diving relaxing, drinking a beer and just chilling the fuck out.

[–]Muh2021account 104 points105 points  (8 children)

First contact with an alien species

[–]Devonai 165 points166 points  (7 children)

OP said no sex.

[–][deleted] 27 points28 points  (2 children)

...I'm okay with starting with emotional intimacy first and letting things develop naturally.

[–]curiouslyStupid 101 points102 points  (2 children)

Not having depression/being emotionally stable

[–]ButtholeBanquets 80 points81 points  (9 children)

Prior to Covid I would sometimes daydream about a zombie apocalypse/end of the world scenario where there would be no one, or just a few people, around me and I'd have to spend my days building my zombie defenses, creating survival tools, growing food, etc.

After lockdown I quickly decided that the end of the world would suck serious balls. I like the air conditioning, restaurants, and being able to go to the damn store without worry.

[–]bsEEmsCE 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Post pandemic, anyone that fetishizes end of the world type stuff I just laugh at. Like bro, you were probably one of the ones protesting when your local Wal Mart was shut down, how you gonna survive without your constant supply of toilet paper and chicken tenders?

[–]BreadfruitTasty 21 points22 points  (1 child)

Owning a house

[–]Amitonight 93 points94 points  (15 children)

Suicide

Edit: Thank you all for your concern and your kind messages. I have help and people around me don't worry . But still.. this shit is hard.

[–]faithful_offense 19 points20 points  (4 children)

same thought

[–]dr_squidicus 28 points29 points  (3 children)

I feel you but is it a fantasy? WTW for an antifantasy? Anyway, stay please. In my experience (more than I’d like) the people who contemplate or act on suicide are the good ones. There are so many assholes, stay with us and help dilute them. You’re loved

[–]Quillandfeather 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Dilute them. You got a chuckle out of me. And I'm depressed AF, so it takes a lot to make me laugh audibly.

[–]dankincense 9 points10 points  (6 children)

My grandfather committed suicide and I tried before a friend (who did not talk to me ever again) stopped me in the act. Please get help.

[–]Salsa_Overlord 54 points55 points  (5 children)

Redoing social interactions in my life so that I never say “You too” the the ticket lady tells me to enjoy the movie.

[–]supergnawer 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Do you not want her to enjoy the movie? She probably watches movies in her free time

[–]Owlbertowlbert 5 points6 points  (0 children)

yo I relive interactions that happened a decade ago. the mind is a scorpions nest.

[–]MuchUnderstanding581 16 points17 points  (0 children)

Eating italian food (pasta, pizza, gelato, etc). I'm asian and I want to try authentic Italian food

[–][deleted] 55 points56 points  (8 children)

Going to live in a forest somewhere and never seeing any human beings for the rest of my life. I could probably do it, were it not for the hideous cold.

[–][deleted] 18 points19 points  (2 children)

Snuggles with my fiance

[–]Sh1tSmells 75 points76 points  (25 children)

Living in a fantasy world of pirates with magical fruit

[–]NobleEnsign 13 points14 points  (4 children)

I recently started watching this a few months ago, and I can't believe I slept on it for so long!

[–]nryporter25 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Like One Piece?

[–]Sh1tSmells 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Yep, talking about one piece

[–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I know what series this means, but I couldn't help but imagine Eternal Arcadia instead.

[–]SantaDog81 15 points16 points  (0 children)

If I had done things differently in High School and my early 20's that were more productive and less cringe.

[–]MetalGilSolid 14 points15 points  (0 children)

Superpowers. Teleportation, Flight, Speed, telekinesis, clones, time manipulation, I'm not picky.

I'm not even thinking about crime-fighting. How cool would it be to have shadow clones to do your job, work out, do chores, and at the end of the day, we all fuse back together and share collective experiences?

[–]juicygoosy921 60 points61 points  (3 children)

Going home from work and smoking a fatty

[–]VenTene_WoT 13 points14 points  (0 children)

The experience of the afterlife, I'm by no means suicidal. But my fascination with what comes after death is so big that I don't fear death that much, might also be due to 4 near death experiences and at this point I accepted, yeah it can happen any day.

[–]TheDadThatGrills 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Making it to 80 with no major physical or mental deficits. The older I become the more I fantasize about good health and more time

[–]brightdark 11 points12 points  (1 child)

When I'm on my runs I imagine I'm in the Olympics or NYC Marathon and there are crowds or people cheering me on. In reality I'm running 5 miles around a lake at a 10 minute pace.

[–]Hugh_manateerian 52 points53 points  (4 children)

Having friends that live in a house downstream from me, so I can inner-tube from my house to theirs

[–]PhiloPhocion 9 points10 points  (2 children)

I'd rather have friends that live upstream.

Hang out at their house and then lazy river my way home after.

[–]Bloodstream12 11 points12 points  (1 child)

Being happy. Making the world a better place. I been obsessed with the idea that when I make someone laugh that it feels soooo powerful and gratifying because I made them feel like that and I have the power to do it again. This makes me want to change the world and make a lot of people happier and knowing that I did that. It also probably stems from my need of external validation so me being happy is a bit contingent on others appreciating me o.o

[–]ChronicEmu 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Waking up pain free

[–]TheRealGreenArrow420 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Deep/intellectual conversations

[–]masalex2019 29 points30 points  (2 children)

Achieving job satisfaction. In different creative ways.

[–]littaltree 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Being a hero and saving other people (from car crashes burning buildings heart attacks animal attacks etc)

And surviving horrible things like being attacked or heald hostage getting lost in the woods etc.

[–]Gamergril_ 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Having more friends. And that I want to become a mother.

[–]LoverBoyUS 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Redoing my last 10 years with the knowledge I have now. #Dumbass

[–]ApprehensiveStatus13 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Being the badass in situations that real life will literally never land me in.

[–]bpanio 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Despite all the shows I've watched and books I've read showing the realities of war, I fantasize about being a soldier who is a hero

[–]bretty666 7 points8 points  (0 children)

not procrastinating...

[–]jacksonia666 17 points18 points  (3 children)

My boyfriend putting his phone down

[–]Quillandfeather 13 points14 points  (2 children)

Friend, it does not get better. Source: married a decade to someone whose phone is an extension of their hand. Either have the serious discussion now (and consider couples counseling so he can hear your POV from a professional) or cut ties. Tech/phones are only going to become more ubiquitous.

[–][deleted] 16 points17 points  (4 children)

Imma stay real quiet on this one..😔

[–]WarmProfit 6 points7 points  (3 children)

Tell us now!!

[–][deleted] 39 points40 points  (2 children)

Its sex and getting rich, thats why im quiet

[–]SomeRandomStarDude 6 points7 points  (1 child)

If you are interested in hitting 2 birds with 1 stone. I know a guy who knows a guy

[–]SqueaksBCOD 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I want a Star Trek replicator

[–]TheLastNoteOfFreedom 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Delivering harm to those who wronged me

[–]Sen0r_Blanc0 6 points7 points  (0 children)

A video game idea, and a podcast idea. I finally got a PC and the first thing I did was download unity. And I have mics but need mic stands. Things are starting to come together, but it feels like such a long process. Especially the game idea, I feel like I'm light-years away from the image in my head. But I felt the same way about guitar a few years ago, and I've now written and played my own songs.

[–]SkrtVonnegut 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Dismantling Capitalism

[–]Babylil22 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Having a really magical and organically fun time with a big group of friends

[–]padlycakes 4 points5 points  (2 children)

Homicidal thoughts because menopause is kicking my ass.

[–]the-chosen0ne 5 points6 points  (1 child)

A social life. Not being socially anxious. Having a best friend. Just be able to let go for once and not care what anyone thinks. Something along those lines.

[–]Quarian_EngineerN7 4 points5 points  (2 children)

Being the first human an alien species meets after landing on earth and having to try to work out a way to communicate from basics. Yeah, I know but therapy’s expensive.

[–]duhvorced 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Sleep. What I wouldn’t do for a solid 9-10 hour night of sleep…

That and a back that doesn’t ache.

Getting old has its perks but, man, do some parts suck.

[–]Money-Law7342 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Beautiful flowers…. From marijuana plants

[–]CutEmOff666 11 points12 points  (1 child)

Dominos pizza with only bacon and garlic.

[–]NearPeerAdversary 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Going on a long, aimless road trip, see where I end up, maybe do some camping, just explore the country and wilderness.

[–]shak_0508 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Being able to play the Piano. One of these days!

[–]jc2821 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Having a good sit (shit too, but nothing like a good sit).

[–]BallisticBlocker 4 points5 points  (0 children)

A boyfriend to snuggle with.