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I Am Trying to Grow As a Person

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    Hurry Up and Grow! - I am trying to grow as a person because if I dont then life will be boring as for ever if I carry on not experiencing life much. What to do????? I am new to EP...
    Iwannabehappy Iwannabehappy 26-30 4 Responses Jan 24, 2008

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    Trying Without Success - I am trying to learn from my mistakes and become a better person. I am trying to listen to myself and what I want instead of what other people say I should...
    dancer2011 dancer2011 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2008

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    Ultimately - That's basically what I'm always doing- learning new things, exposing myself to new people, new ideas, new everything. It's uncomfortable sometimes for me to go...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Oct 18, 2010

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    I Am Trying - "The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 14, 2013

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