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I Believe Arrogance Hinders Personal Growth

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    It's always interesting to step back and see how you have changed and grown within yourself…. I haven't been on EP in quite a while, I've obviously missed a lot with a few old...
    LovingLaughs94 LovingLaughs94 18-21, F Sep 6

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    Age is nothing. Age is a number and nothing more. Maturity is dynamic. There are several factors that influence maturity, least of which is your interpretation of it. Emotional...
    heartshinegirl heartshinegirl 41-45, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    LOS ANGELES TALK SHOW HOST & WRITER Here's a black female journalist's opinion of the Obamas. These are her words not ours. Even if you love Obama you might take a few minutes to...
    fitsjustfine fitsjustfine 41-45, M 6 Responses Sep 2

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    INFJ PERSONALITY The INFJ personality type is very rare, making up less than one percent of the population, but they nonetheless leave their mark on the world. As Diplomats (NF...
    Sandalwood3 Sandalwood3 41-45, F Sep 10

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    I do want to believe however science/logic will always take precedence for me. I did come across some religious people who to this very day still reject the theory of evolution. I...
    10ky 10ky 26-30, M 7 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    KARMA CHAMELEON If somebody treats you with unkindness, it's likely they have endured similar treatment in the past from others, and are only repeating unconscious patterns in...
    Shanti00 Shanti00 41-45, F 2 Responses 14 mins ago

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    Honestly no matter how many people say it I can't see it, I have BDD so when I look at myself I get to see carnival mirror fun time; I will never see what others see and...
    Lostsoutherner Lostsoutherner 26-30, F Aug 20

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    I tried to beat back the notion of fate, serendipity and predetermination when it comes to people but as my life goes on and the more I think about it, the more it seems to make...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F Aug 30

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    Axiata Sees Data as Key Growth Driver, Various Developments Underway To Improve Network KUCHING: Axiata Group Bhd (Axiata) sees its data business segment as a key growth driver...
    fernewshKhamenhaa fernewshKhamenhaa 70+, F 2 days ago

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    Hi everybody. I've been reading a lot of your stories and they hit home with me. I see a lot of my views and experiences in your posts. I've suffered on and off with mental...
    Pheebs1990 Pheebs1990 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 31

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    I have seen a growing number of internet posts that are focussing upon the second coming of Jesus Christ, we are living in a time when many people of faith now believe that we are...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Aug 25

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    Amazingly, I believe in fairies. If you ask me why I believe, I will tell you it is because in another life, I am one. I believe with all of my heart that there is a place where...
    heartshinegirl heartshinegirl 41-45, F 17 hrs ago

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    Two WolvesOne evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people.He said, "My son, the battle is between two "wolves" inside us all.One is Evil. It...
    mangudai mangudai 31-35, M 5 Responses Sep 11

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    Looking at the big picture as to OSAS or whatever label fits, the way such things are expressed falls well short of humble to say the least. In place of humility is rank arrogance...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I believe we love multiple lifetimes on this earth...I believe in soulmates...I believe I am an old soul
    kristie04 kristie04 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Some time ago, as a leader, sometimes I did not understand why only some people who can run follow my will, while others often need to be encouraged with a lot of effort. I often...
    september75 september75 36-40, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    i believe in god ,i used to follow krishna as a person from my childhood , i read about him so much till now .. i was inspired by him so much .i don't believe in things till...
    rev429 rev429 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 28

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    Time to share my story of Multiple Personality Disorder(MPD). I know, in my case, this is more commonly known as a Teenage Identity Crisis, but I'd like to refer it as MPD. So...
    LightlySaltedSalmon LightlySaltedSalmon 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Most karmic relationships are not easy. Two people are brought together to learn how to unselfishly love one another, heal past life imbalances and wounds and express their...
    Shanti00 Shanti00 41-45, F 7 Responses Sep 10

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    People might mature as they get older but some don't. I think most people gain knowledge as they get older but knowledge sometimes can lead to lack of maturity. I believe it more...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    i personally.... don't share your belief on quite the same level, i think. I think it's super neat that you can find something that you have put your faith into believing. I think...
    a1uM1nuM448 a1uM1nuM448 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I'm a believer and don't consider myself a snob. I respect your right to believe as you want. I choose to believe. I have been a scientist, of sorts, all my adult life. I believe...
    hancockian hancockian 66-70, M Aug 25

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    Truthfully I do believe that looks are not everything considering a person can be beautiful, but that does not mean they are a good person. Personality can go a long ways with some...
    Ahaizzy Ahaizzy 16-17, F Aug 25

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    I disagree that everyone should believe in God. I believe that it does not matter if someone believes that there is a God as long as one believes in something. In my opinion, as...
    AlliterationAnonymous AlliterationAnonymous 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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    I personally and firmly believe sex education starts in the home with the parents and not in the schools. In fact, I home schooled all my kids because I do not approve of public...
    maturemominbackyard maturemominbackyard 46-50, F 8 Responses Sep 7

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    My intention with this post isn't to be inflammatory, but to rather state what I believe and why. I don't think less of people who believe in god, in some ways I envy them. I don't...
    dontknowmylife dontknowmylife 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 8

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    This goes beyond issues like legalizing medical marijuana. What about hard drugs like cocaine and heroin? You could argue that taking drugs should be a personal choice, even if it...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 8

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    Personally, I struggle to find what I'm specifically interested in. I keep an open mind, and I believe I can like both a man or woman. It just really depends on the person...
    CaitlinDiane CaitlinDiane 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Allow me to share my own personal views. 18 years ago, Abortion was illegal in Kentucky and that single factor saved my life. I would have never been born. So how is it not murder...
    Oldwounds Oldwounds 18-21, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I believe one person can make or brake you.
    youguyssuck69 youguyssuck69 18-21, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    This is actually a quote by an English poet John Donne and I believe we can all relate to this. For instance, if you fall from a tree there's always two options. You either a) grab...
    sulien sulien 22-25, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Jesus died for all of us. The bible is God's word and we have to abide by it and follow it. The world has become confused by false teachers and teachings. If you truly believe in...
    eljefe22 eljefe22 26-30, M 46 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I hear that Satan put dinosaur bones here to turn us away from God , for years I was deceived into believing in dinosaurs , I cannot believe just how gullible I have been . Thank...
    mickyfin mickyfin 61-65, M 6 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I believe Angels are watching over us, even we're sleeping. I had surreal dreams about them.
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    Be sure to Observe: If the objective of the loan is to invest in a motor vehicle or products We've got lenders that can lend to individuals which have credit score issues.But...
    Nolanyqj Nolanyqj 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    Those of us who suffer BPD know where hell really is. It's inside us. No escaping the agony, pain and torture. No reprieve. It's in every moment of our day, our dreams and our...
    AussieAZ AussieAZ 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 28

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    So, this is what I think. From some of my other posts, you may know why I believe so strongly in these separate realities. If you don't, then whatever- it's not that important. I...
    NocheSombra NocheSombra 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 8

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    In fact I do! I fall inlove with personality over looks everytime! I used to be the guy that would be like "Pics or I don't believe you are what you say you are" but now I just...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's short and brief, I don't have a boy friend, and I believe love comes itself 😉😉 Looks don't matter for me, I do care about the personalities. I rather fall in love with...
    Martin7470 Martin7470 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I can't believe after all this time I have to go back to work. I took some time off (maternal leave) and some extra time off after that for "dealing with personal matters" (i.e. I...
    PersonInCrisis PersonInCrisis 31-35, F Aug 23

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    I can't believe after all this time I have to go back to work. I took some time off (maternal leave) and some extra time off after that for "dealing with personal matters" (i.e. I...
    PersonInCrisis PersonInCrisis 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Eight Signs You're in a Relationship Worth Keeping A friend of mine posted a link on Facebook to this article today. I think the author's eight points are valid, even if I don't...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 6 Responses Sep 3

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    I Life is full of ups and downs. Even if that looks uncomfortable, it is that part of life that makes us move forward. It’s our human identify not to like challenges. Because...
    greatmotuma greatmotuma 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I am a rational person--my personality type is INTJ. I know that logically fairies cannot, cannot exist. And yet, a part of me believes. I am an ordinary person in many ways. I...
    Kurokagi Kurokagi 18-21 5 Responses Sep 8

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    I hear people say all the time that they think someone else is so cute, or handsome, or sexy, or pretty, or built like a god/goddess, and of course I think that over my lifetime I...
    Dancewithme2 Dancewithme2 51-55, M Aug 22

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    Any belief in a deity is a personal choice by individuals and need not automatically have any connection with Christianity in particular, god means many different things to...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    I am a teen and don't get along with some other of my peers. I never understood why. I always thought I was some unnatural creature, innately awkward, or an alien from another...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 10 Responses