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I Am Not Perfect But I Try To Learn From My Mistakes

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    My Name Is Marie

    I am Marie-Anne Zilpah Boniche, I am twenty years old and I work in the financial district (La Defense) Paris. I live in Meudon, but I was born in Marseille in southern France. I am one metre sixty-five tall, I weigh forty-nine kilos, and my measurements are 85B-61-83. In...
    bonizil bonizil 22-25, F Mar 2, 2013

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    I´ve been here for a rather short time... but more than enough to learn some useful things. Leaving that aside, I want to thank those people who have treated me like a lady, like...
    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I have made mistakes but who hasn't. I've learned from some but not all. Some are horrible but none really hurt anyone expect me. Sometimes I wish I could undo things but as much...
    chrisscott515 chrisscott515 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    You know, we have all made mistakes in life - all of us, and I think once we have come to terms with those mistakes, made apologies where necessary/appropriate, and repaired the...
    Macitwillbe Macitwillbe 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    Jeeezzz almost every time I read what I wrote, I see where I leave out a word or three. I know my grammar is not flawless, but I would rate it an 8, with 10 being perfect.. but c...
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    I try to be and do good for everyone. I try to stay kind and calm. I try to give hope and strength to those who need it. I try to make people smile when they're feeling low. I try...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I know nobody is perfect but somehow I feel that I should be perfect. my nature is my main problem, I can not understand my nature. sometimes I want to be nice but I can't, there...
    lonelyboy91 lonelyboy91 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I have too many flaws to be perfect , but I have too many blessings to be ungrateful .
    Pustinja Pustinja 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Especially as I've grown up into a Woman/mother. Yes i am human but am not perfect there's things in my past that i regret but can't change. But I've came to peace with it and...
    carmel2015 carmel2015 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    When I knew I would be dead by morning, on July 21, 1973, I looked in the only place I had to look, and that was up. There was no way out of dying. My doctors gave up all hope. Now...
    GraceIsMine GraceIsMine 66-70, F 4 days ago

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    I try to be perfect, but it is driving me crazy. I'm so worn out by this urge to be perfect that I lose my motivation. Help?
    Morgan264 Morgan264 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I've been with a my husband for a total of 7 years. He would be perfect, but he's shorter than me and although he does everything right, even in the bed he's a great lover, i still...
    meoun1986 meoun1986 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I know I'm not the only in person in the world that struggles with making choices. My fear is making bad choices. I have made a few and I don't think it's fair that I keep making...
    blaquekitti blaquekitti 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I learned today that some people are proud of being bullies. I've never really heard that before.
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    I think sometimes people mistake having a versatile group of friends with being less than honest about who I am. I have always been able to have close friendships with different...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    From the time I wake up to the time I lay down, I bust my butt for my family, friends, co-worker, athletes, and bosses. I never complain, I don't call in sick, I don't take days...
    tiredgoodguy tiredgoodguy 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I know it's impossible to be perfect, but I strive to be perfect, or at least 99% so.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 27

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    I had a recent situation and i often do this. Where I seek to know what I didn't do right at a not so good out come. I really have become more mature when it comes to accepting my...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I logged into Facebook for the first time in 2 1/2 years. There I saw it, my class of 2011 classmates celebrating their 2015 college graduation. I'm sitting here, just thinking...
    FortyTheRapper FortyTheRapper 22-25, M Jul 26

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    I am far from perfect, but I try to be good I would never intentionally hurt anyone, but we are all human and we make mistakes, we just have to see them and make them right.
    2ducks1goose 2ducks1goose 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    I've made plenty in my life. They don't define who I am. The important thing is what we learn from them.
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    I definitely have, I know that, but I have learned from them, and learned to simply accept the mistakes that I have made. Who I am today is a culmination of everything I have been...
    BeachBumMom BeachBumMom 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    My father is an alcoholic, but when growing up I refused to see his flaws. I loved him so much and I was so devoted to him. My entire principle of how to live was based on the...
    rosaree rosaree 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 25

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    Guys I was really depressed and annoyed with few of my problems, but when I used this app, unfortunately I observed I'm not the only person that is having problems Although I...
    Aamir316 Aamir316 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    If you don't like me you can go lick your Daddy's azz
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 23

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    Yeah, I know I just posted, what...two days ago, that I was taking a short break from EP???? I'll be the first to admit that this has been more difficult that I expected... thank...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 12 Responses Jul 23

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    Who ever said that Christians are perfect? Prehaps through Jesus we're perfect, but he was the only perfect person that ever walked on this earth.
    GlitterFawn18 GlitterFawn18 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I'm far from what is perceived as being perfect but I'm me. And I've learned to live without what others might think of me.
    michaellaxcd michaellaxcd 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    In order to find peace in the future I need to let go of the hurt of the past. My ex's were far from perfect but I'm to blame. I made poor choices. I didn't wait for God to lead me...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Jul 20

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    In all honesty, I don't like how people portray celebrities as perfect role models or we have to be like them or act a certain way for society to like us. That's real bull crap...
    lilacadventures lilacadventures 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    where to start lol the best thing to do is learn from all your mistakes take it as lifes lessons
    xqzmaori xqzmaori 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    It's not a Mistake if you learned from it!
    letmeloveurmind letmeloveurmind 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I know I am not the most beautiful girl in this world and I don't fit society's ideal of beauty. I have my Native American dad's nose, my African American mom's lips, a face full...
    LanaKane LanaKane 70+, F 6 Responses Jul 17

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    If we all were able to more easily see our commonalities with others rather than the differences, this group might include everyone. When you do see the differences with deliberate...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I know that I am not perfect and that I make a lot of mistakes in life. Everyone makes mistakes and if we didn't make mistakes then we wouldn't be human. At least I am humble...
    iamabigtease iamabigtease 13-15, F Jul 16

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    Of course they do. We all do. What I don't accept is the people who repeatedly make the same mistakes and don't learn from them.
    Dahlia2020 Dahlia2020 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 16

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    Well, not anymore. This is my journey to freedom. (and it can be yours too) Come to me, all who are weary and burdened, and I shall give you rest. I want to say I know what it...
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    On a much more positive note I wish I had one but not for mistakes or sorrow but for good things such as films. I'd love to be able to delete from my mind a film I've watched so I...
    Morninglory69 Morninglory69 26-30, M Jul 15

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    I'm definitely not perfect- but then again, who is?
    Ranmali Ranmali 13-15 1 Response Jul 15

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