This isn't as serious as it sounds. I teach English to foreign students and we are going to talk about important past decisions they have (or haven't) made and their consequences. I'd like to give them examples from native speakers.
I was wondering if some of you would be kind enough to post about something you have or haven't done which has had an impact on your like now or in the past.
I'll start with myself. In 1993 I went to london with a friend and we stayed in a youth hostel. One evening he talked me into going to a nightclub, the Camden Palace, where I met a girl whom I've been with ever since.
If I hadn't gone out that night, I wouldn't have met her, and god knows what my life would be like now!
I know, it's not very original, that's why I'm hoping you've got better stories (o;