I Am Determined To Learn From My Mistakes

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    Aimee17 Aimee17
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 7, 2014

    Wow... another doozy from this dummy.

    .. I have a lot of knowledge to make up for to have what I want... and I'm too old to have it now, I think. I used to think that one day at a time was the way to live life. It turns out that you have to make plans, also... and stick to those plans... I realize that I can be a...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71
    41-45, M
    May 5, 2014

    I am determined to learn from a mistake,

    last year I was too afraid of what others thought of me. I would constantly think of what others viewed me as. I was afraid and shy, I closed myself off from the people I didn't know, afraid to be judged. I wouldn't speak up much, afraid I would say something wrong. When in...
    Hollylala Hollylala
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 30, 2014

    This is actually one of the best topics I've

    come across so far, I can definitely relate and understand how big of a job I have when doing this. I've made so many mistakes and of course I've learned from some and some I haven't but it's in the past. The things I know now I hope I can reflect on them In the future to limit...
    Syydnee Syydnee
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 26, 2014

    The only mistake I've made in my life is not

    allowing myself to have a mind of my own when I was living with my aunt. Believe me I am and still determined to learn from it. No more will she treat me as second class citizen because I'm young. I'm freaking 25 I'm a grown *** women who can pop out a baby anytime...
    PrettyHurtsSince89 PrettyHurtsSince89
    26-30, F
    May 27, 2014

    I've learned to always have my heart guarded

    because at the end if he does something to hurt me I'll won't feel as much pain due to the fact my heart will only feel a pinch
    PrettyHurtsSince89 PrettyHurtsSince89
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 31, 2014

    What is real/not real?

    What is true/not true? For me, I find that my instincts are more helpful than anything else in figuring it out (both online and in real life). If my instincts tell me something, I do not question them, I trust them, and I act on them. I have had to learn this the hard way, but I...
    Aimee17 Aimee17
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 26, 2014
    Aimee17 Aimee17
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 13, 2014

    Each morning when I open my eyes I say to

    myself; I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it. Groucho Marx
    Aimee17 Aimee17
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 6, 2014

    A teachable spirit and a humbleness to admit

    your ignorance or your mistake will save you a lot of pain. However, if you're a person who knows it all, then you've got a lot of heavy-hearted experiences coming your way.
    Susana1985 Susana1985
    31-35, F
    May 27, 2014
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