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I Always Own Up To My Mistakes

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    I did something I regret.

    I want to apologize like an adult. Since nobody takes me seriously I can't.
    JustScout JustScout 13-15, F Apr 19

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    It was my fault! I never thought about how

    vulnerable I was. He wasn't nice, even to my mother. He found me alone and naked............................. He raped me!
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    We fall... Because then we can get up again.

    Mistakes are a learning process we first learn the first time we fall over as infants. Life is about receiving, about learning, about getting up from our falls.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F Dec 7, 2013

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    My Actions Are My Choice

    A real man or woman takes responsibility for their actions. Only children make excuses for themselves.I have never had a problem owning up for my actions, right or wrong. I don't care if my actions will get me into trouble, or not. No one makes me do anything.Sometimes it comes...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T Mar 13, 2013

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    ericjamesrogers ericjamesrogers 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 13

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    There's a quote I vaguely remember, yet not clearly enough to footnote it's source. It reads something like this, "Mistakes are the only things that we may truly call our own...
    CaptainRoberts CaptainRoberts 51-55, M 18 hrs ago

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    I feel like mistakes aren't inherently a bad thing. We had a group discussion about this in a college class of mine and everybody admitted to have made some mistakes in their life...
    ringo51 ringo51 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    I've made both minor & major mistakes, but who hasn't? I really need to stop letting my stupid mistakes define me.
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    because, nobody's perfect in this world. We people made many mistakes in our life because our life has no enjoyment if we don't experience the roller coaster life, sometimes we're...
    vicegander vicegander 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    Work! I currently work in a place where no-one accepts responsibility for their mistakes and blames everyone else. I try very hard to rise above the mindless culture (its a tiny...
    wheesht wheesht 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    I'm a creature of predictions and observation. I dislike being wrong and am used to being right. Of course I'm not perfect and at times I am wrong or I make mistakes about advice I...
    Plungeintoadream Plungeintoadream 18-21, F Dec 8

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    Nobody is perfect. If somebody screws up, they must own up to it and redeem themselves. I personally don't hold grudges to things so minor. I had a lot of people screw up, I get a...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 16-17, F Nov 28

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    Everyone makes mistakes in life.I too make mistakes.But the right thing is to accept them and apologize if you had hurt someone and also improve yourself.Accepting my mistakes make...
    GenuineAngel GenuineAngel 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Always be yourself!!!! Don't let others control you!! Your gonna make mistakes, Your gonna get your heart broken, there's gonna be days that ain't the easiest!! But you know what...
    Brokenheart06 Brokenheart06 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I hate my dad. I know it sounds bad but I do. We've never really had the best relationship in the world. But things have gotten so bad. In the past, he was never there, abused me...
    GenrationX GenrationX 13-15, M Nov 30

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    Everybody makes mistakes. I make mistakes. I've made mistakes. You make mistakes. Nobody is perfect and you should just accept it. We are all human and should treat eachother as...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I think most people experienced this. Numbness. Maybe after a or multiple tremendous heartbreaks, there's a moment where you feel numb. Not physically but emotionally. idk why...
    DNightTrain DNightTrain 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I do accept that people make mistakes. But when someone "wrongs me" and they claim it was mistake, and I forgive them, I don't really expect them to do it again. A mistake is a...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 28

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    If I didn't Id be such s hypocrite :P I make soooooooo many mistakes all the time. So it's definitely something I can accept, it doesn't mean I always like it though.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 18

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    You know I've made so many mistakes I can't even count them!!! I hate my past and I'm still not learning from my mistakes im still doing the same things over and over again... I...
    isabel16 isabel16 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I like to think that I don't make mistakes. But if I do I'm man enough to say that's my bad and live with the consequences. But I don't treat it like a regret. My girlfriend said...
    Deuz Deuz 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    I do realize that people make mistakes but if that mistake causes me pain then I will cut them out of my life. I have a one strike and you're out rule.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I definitely have a terrible habit of thinking about all the stupid mistakes I've made and hating myself for them as well as looking at all my imperfections and beating myself up...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 30

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    I hate to make mistakes. However, everything I do and say is a mistake in somebody's eyes.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    We are only human, I don't see mistakes, I see opportunities to learn
    lloydieboi14 lloydieboi14 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    Having spent 12 years in prison, I can accept that people make mistakes, otherwise, how could I possibly live with myself? Every day, I find that I have to work twice as hard as...
    Joelwantsto Joelwantsto 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    How would I grow if I didn't? Making mistakes in life has moulded me into the strong, confident, professional, successful woman I am today.
    Fornicaria Fornicaria 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I'm starting to accept that life is about making mistakes and learning from them.
    JadedUnicorn JadedUnicorn 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    I have learned from a few of my mistakes which makes me good.
    RainyDay48 RainyDay48 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    Dyman Associates Insurance Group of Companies: 10 Insurance Mistakes to Avoid in 2015. At least a few of the 365 days in 2015 will include a calamity or two for your bank. Many...
    sylmelito sylmelito 22-25, M Dec 8

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    Absolutely sure possibly it might but you just really need to attain some abilities, most of the time it would not. You can have an even better standpoint on matters once you've...
    Logan5786rhh4 Logan5786rhh4 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    As they are things I learn from.. to evolve against.. it is only small minded people who take singular mistakes as representing my whole!
    BiSexElleTgirl BiSexElleTgirl 26-30, T 2 days ago

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    I've so many mistakes in my life. Of course I cringe when I think about the stupid things that I've done but I honestly wouldn't change them because with each mistake I learned...
    Holmesdown Holmesdown 16-17, F 16 hrs ago

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    Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and over again expecting a different result. I must be insane then, because I keep expecting things to get better, but I still do the...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    when i do is always interesting what im thinking, i think about the realest things ever, yup gotta keep it real
    herejustlivinglife herejustlivinglife 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    It's a terrible thing to know that you have always disappointed your own father, yet at 34 years old this is the realisation that I have gradually awakened to. Every year, I...
    Kitty786 Kitty786 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I struggle on my own, yet I have been on my own for most of my life. Even when surrounded by some "friends" I feel alone, there are only two or three people that I don't feel alone...
    ciaranjh337 ciaranjh337 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    I'm the Crazy loner in the Conner. I cry, talk to my self, I creat multiple versions of me, The Wise one, the dark one, the good one, the mature one, the one who cares, and the...
    ShaneTom1 ShaneTom1 16-17, M Dec 11

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    I've never considered myself perfect... my life as it is and as it has been for these last 31 years I've lived, has been a continuous struggle, search and learning... I was born...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 9 Responses Dec 13

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    Wishing For Tomorrow&Haunted By the Memories-In my darkest days ages 11-16 I passed days that seemed way too long in lost in books. The language printed didn't matter as I devoured...
    TenThousandSorrows TenThousandSorrows 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    Everyone who has an actual conversation with me tells me that they trust me and either say or imply that they are comfortable speaking to me. Please do not get me wrong; I truly...
    kimb27 kimb27 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    At first, I may not see myself as wrong; however, when I think about it, I can usually see how I came across as rude, mean, etc. and I will own up to it. I hope that brings me...
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    As I sit contemplating, I realize that there is always room to move and to grow. No matter where we are at in our life, there is always the capacity for change. One of my favorite...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    I am letting this out finally .... i am married, have a pretty decent job, my childhood was great and never faced any such hardships in life ... but i never feel content ... i...
    justwanttotalk1988 justwanttotalk1988 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    If youre in an emotionally vunerable spot, I feel for you, but this is the truth: people get attacked sometimes, but they rape themselves. In reality, there is no reason feel...
    leptar leptar 18-21, M Dec 9

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    I am so tired of people bothering me for ****. Seems like they only come around when they want something and I am so sick of all of them. I feel like an idiot for actually thinking...
    blackrabbit815 blackrabbit815 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 10