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I Believe Arrogance Hinders Personal Growth

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    I am constantly trying to improve myself. Since I'm not perfect, I'll always be finding things I want to fix and improve.
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F Jul 17

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    I've always known I wasnt perfect. Never once claimed I was. I know ill always have room to improve my life and how I live this life. Learning to ignore negative people and their...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    “I remember the Chronicles of Angevil, that the Zombies will find the Ice Wall while the Fighters divide and defend and expel. I realized that the ice wall was and what the...
    1a2l3j 1a2l3j 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I certainly don't dislike all Christians. My whole family is Christian and most if them are wonderful people, the ones who aren't has nothing to do with their religious views. What...
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    Private employers added 218,000 jobs, down from 281,000 in June, payroll provider ADP said Wednesday. It was the fourth straight month of job gains above 200,000, a healthy pace...
    Mrperfectstranger Mrperfectstranger 51-55, M 5 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    You call me arrogant. Is that not merely a judgement? Who are you to judge me as arrogant, because I do not speak to you, because I prefer to sit alone, because I am broken...
    dinah897 dinah897 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Journey We take what we think we know and try to define or describe what we cannot see or want to know. All of my assumptions, definitions, descriptions of the unseen are of...
    monarchman monarchman 41-45, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Breakdown Or Breakthrough: It's Your Choice I was processing these thoughts at the same time last year. I made my own choices and have moved on by embracing it for what it was...
    CandyxCane CandyxCane 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    Wow what do you know I am the most rare personality type. Figures as such. The INFJ personality type is very rare, making up less than one percent of the population, but they...
    Powederedtoastman Powederedtoastman 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    What I Believe And Learned About Forgiveness At first the theory, the thoughts, the things I believe. Then one real example from life. --- I believe that there is no fulfilling...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Jul 3

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    This will probably end up upsetting & offend some one. To those people, I would like to say: TO FREAKING BAD!!! This experience is My own person belief. You don't like it, I don't...
    Ronin1369 Ronin1369 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    Hello, I have been an empath with E.S.P. since birth but had a hard time getting my elders to acknowledge my gift. After a while I gave up on trying to get anyone to believe me...
    Brydem Brydem 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Teagagger tax cuts cure economic ills? Don't tell that to Kansas under Brownback! LOWEST job growth in the nation, where their neighbors are recovering. And all those 'new...
    bitlord bitlord 51-55 1 Response Jul 11

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    OK so its my turn, gotta say, this one is even more accurate than the last test I saw, it describes me perfectly..... except for the dancing part, I cant dance to save my life...
    GoodMan1988 GoodMan1988 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Many people have told me that honestly sharing so much about my life online can be dangerous and can put myself at risk to online predictors. But here's something they don't know...
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 16-17, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Demonic possession is like a condition with no cure. It is something that you can never tell anyone about. It is like being imprisoned every waking moment, being mentally tortured...
    iEatFood iEatFood 13-15 Jul 13

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    I always get ISFJ (Introversion, Sensing, Feeling, Judging) on every personality test that I take: According to Myers-Briggs, ISFJs are interested in maintaining order and...
    NerdyGirl78 NerdyGirl78 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Imma gon say something personal. I don't really write stuff like this on ep, but idk why I'm doing it now. Whether or not u choose to read it is ur choice but don't judge...
    blackswan012 blackswan012 18-21, F Jul 6

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    This is a post by someone who's profile was deleted for whatever reason, and sine it has helped so many while it was on here, but since it was deleted I'll re-post it so it can...
    joshwilburn1017 joshwilburn1017 18-21, M a week ago

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    I was raped by my brother of 8-9 years my age; who was beaten and raped by my half brother of 10-11 years my age who was raped by his mother and beaten by our father. Fun family...
    LightYagami LightYagami 18-21, M a week ago

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    I'm not a cynic by any means. I'm just saying what I'm saying based off of my personal experiences and the experiences of others around me.I don't have an all-encompassing...
    relating2u79 relating2u79 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    I personally don't believe that fictional characters are real. Hence "fictional". However I remember reading an article that presented a theory where the fictional characters we...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I personally believe a woman's purpose is to have babies, if possible. Also, I believe the purpose of a woman is to have sex with her husband for fun and games.
    vickianderson69 vickianderson69 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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    I used to, i don't anymore. I mean not in the way or a form i used to. If you can understand... You see, i am a pagan, so i believe there is a force (no pun intended ) or such...
    MayaMoonShadow MayaMoonShadow 16-17, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    When saying I have a personal urge and struggle to fulfill I have been trying to figure out the difference between people getting spankings and getting beatings. I do not have a...
    SeanWarnerB SeanWarnerB 18-21, M Jul 19

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    I don't know if this is a BPD thing or not but I honestly don't understand social interaction. This might be a Schizotypal Personality Disorder thing (I have that as well) but I...
    LewisCollins LewisCollins 31-35 5 days ago

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    I was a straight woman who fell in love with a lesbian BPD almost 2 years ago, deeply and madly in love. Last spring, she "needed space," announcing this days before an...
    Dim485 Dim485 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    I usually don't think about topics like relationships, intimacy, etc etc. But a few weeks ago I came to the conclusion that a polygamic relationship could work out fine for both...
    OnlyDeadHumansAreGoodHumans OnlyDeadHumansAreGoodHumans 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Most women are beautiful... each woman is unique. It isn't just her physical appearance that makes her beautiful. There is personality, there is inner beauty. Some of the most...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I personally believe that if two people are willing to put in the time and effort then i feel anything is possible. As long as you have trust with each there is nothing stopping...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 8 Responses Jul 3

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    People suffer from personal injuries every single day. Whether it is at home or in the grocery store, you can be a victim any day. However, in order to get compensated for your...
    neinsteinassociates neinsteinassociates 26-30, M Jul 7

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    To some people, they feel as if, LDR can't work because your so far away. But I believe they can work!! I'm dating this boy from Ft. Lauderdale and he is soo cute... He has a...
    sweetlove2014 sweetlove2014 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    It's interesting that the Japanese tv dramas always like the stories about people with double sides of personality. It's like, the same person, but in one period of time is being...
    kekehuang kekehuang 36-40, F Jul 12

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    Ever since this year, i have been very impulsive, obsessive and irritable. In the past i have self-harmed and undergone dissociative disorder and depersonalization at a small scale...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I believe music can heal any soul if you listen to your favorite artist. Me personally,music is my therapy.It helps me cope with what's going on.I would not be on this earth...
    GingerSlimSTL GingerSlimSTL 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I born to atheist parents, and although their upbringing was not always amazing by my standards, they have tolerated my freedom to a great degree, and actually they have done their...
    monty1212 monty1212 26-30, F Jul 16

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    Personal injury attorneys help people that have sustained injuries from others. In a lot of cases, the lawyers must work on battling vehicle owners or insurance companies. When you...
    neinsteinassociates neinsteinassociates 26-30, M Jul 17

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    After asking a few questions on here about God and what would you ask him or do you think you would go to heaven or hell. The answers were hash and a bit upsetting. But then I...
    faithmonyai faithmonyai 16-17, F 9 Responses Jul 19

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    She may never read this, or ever believe it. But she's the only person on EP I've felt I've got to know on a personal level. Someone I've actually felt close too and thought about...
    EnglandsAnswer EnglandsAnswer 22-25, M 4 Responses Jul 20

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    Magnify Your God, Not Problems I have observed that every time I focus on problems (personal or world) by worrying about them, discussing them, thinking about them, sharing about...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Revelation, how can we understand the end?, If we don't know what went on in the beginning? As Jesus stated in, (Matt 24:37 )" But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the...
    Tapsalot Tapsalot 46-50, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I believe all human beings are beautiful. Male, female, or both! Skinny or curvy! Black, white, brown, yellow, purple, green, or blue! I honestly love everyone.. Until you give me...
    WhatABeautifulMess97 WhatABeautifulMess97 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    This wasn't my personal experience, however, it is something my mom can vouch for. One day, when I was younger, my mom was cleaning her bathroom while I was sitting at the kitchen...
    nightglider nightglider 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    My personality type: ISFJ (Introversion, Sensing, Feeling, Judging) ISFJ Strengths Very supportive. ISFJs are always willing to help other people, sharing their knowledge and...
    NerdyGirl78 NerdyGirl78 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It was the start of my freshman year. Deep into a depression, bipolar episodes, scars up and down my left wrist, suicidal thoughts screaming through my ears, sticking my finger...
    icecoldqueen613 icecoldqueen613 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So I did the personality test (http://www.16personalities.com) too like many people have and I was suprised by how well certain aspects fit me 0.o I always felt like not many...
    kimmy159 kimmy159 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 14

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