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I Believe Arrogance Hinders Personal Growth

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    *The tree and me* - A year ago I was given a special gift, the name Penerata. The giver told me the meaning of Penerata is KNOWLEDGE TREE. So perfect was this name that contained...
    JennyJP JennyJP 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    If I knew then what I know now.
    Bpack Bpack 31-35 3 days ago

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    so people dont believe in it they say its children's fairy tails and they have many issues with life. being religious is good cuz its gives your life meaning , a reason to live , a...
    comlpicatedguy comlpicatedguy 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    When I am older I want to promote gender equality throughout poorer countries, as I believe this is the primary factor which hinders their development.
    isaacbrooks isaacbrooks 18-21, M Dec 5

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    Love is not blind, in fact, love is seeing someone for who they truly are, not the mistakes they've made in the past. Every human being has been looking for this and if they haven...
    StunningPhoenix StunningPhoenix 26-30, F 7 Responses Nov 26

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    Life does not stop with physical death. The time lag between two reincarnations on earth could be on an average 50 to 400 years for in most cases unless one has sinned really a...
    harmony226 harmony226 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    I understand you more than you do yourself. Intellectually, I know everything I want to know about you. **** my arrogance. I can see with my rotting brain, through my dead eyes...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 3

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    Some times we are afflicted with the pain that someone has caused us. How nice of them to make us stronger, or to aid our realizations and growth. Some times we are afflicted with...
    dreamingoptimist dreamingoptimist 22-25, F 8 Responses Dec 12

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    Forgiveness heals . That's why we pray to God . I know it's not the best idea, but what option have we? We are in this together, simply money can't make people happy. Human care is...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 13

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    A true friend I met on EP (thanks you) sent me this Clifton StrengthsFinder test for free. I now know what my dominate abilities are capable of and also what I needed to STOP doing...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    hello have quality growth hormones for sale like gintropin PM me if interested
    melisajoey17 melisajoey17 31-35, M Dec 15

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    I want to swing, from the top of the world and witness the growth of life, from a view of limitations. I can witness my whole life and give reason for what has happened. The...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 15

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    Having a person who loves you like you are the best, the most beautiful, the smartest and the most amazing girl in the world is something that can be bought. Yes, it is wonderful...
    rockettothemoon08 rockettothemoon08 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 18

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    Looking at the stacks of devotional books in my little boxes in book shelf with the rest of filled with stuffed animals, it brings me to having to face my inner conflict. My dad...
    kelseytoby kelseytoby 16-17 5 days ago

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    Hey there, I figured it was the only place to talk about it since I'm too ashamed to tell anyone, even my closest friends. I'm a 20-year-old male living with my parents and right...
    Ciccone Ciccone 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I have always believed in true love, realizing my soulmate was out there somewhere at age 12! Everyone one knew my search for him while growing up. I imagined what he would be like...
    Moonstar7 Moonstar7 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    It's almost spot on. I'm just not usually lost in thought. I'm absent minded because I don't sleep. That and I don't work on life-changing theories. XD "Portrait of an INTP...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F Dec 1

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    I happened to find a book in the bookstore about a year ago..."Borderline Personality Disorder for Dummies." I just opened it to read it some...and it was ME. Finally...something...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Here's what you need to know about me. "The INTP personality type is fairly rare, making up only three percent of the population, which is definitely a good thing for them, as...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 6

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    Some people believe they were born in the wrong place or in the wrong time period. based on personality, I guess that could be so. But you are a combination of each of your parents...
    thatvegangirl thatvegangirl 18-21, F Dec 15

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    I have several friends with BPD. My one friend I'm getting pretty close to she has distance herself somewhat from me however I talk to her in a language she understands. I do my...
    cutie7710 cutie7710 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am in a 1446 km LDR. It all began on 4 January. A few days after New Year’s Eve, my life had returned to the normal routine of study, boring days and stress when someone added...
    Chiara92 Chiara92 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I believe that it's very important to pray using God's name. Some say; God is his name. How can a title be God personal name? I do believe that God want us to know his name and use...
    rain777 rain777 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 17

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    I believe that most of us have a purpose in life but are without a clue about what it is?! After a lot of soul searching...I have found a personal truths which are; Getting out...
    Shewolfie69 Shewolfie69 36-40 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Nothing to Do with Me but Everything to Do with Us "Love illumines, inspires, designates and leads the way." ~~ Dorothy Rieke "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Nov 26

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    I personally believe in demons and would not mind giving one control of my body.. I would willingly let one possess me I would do anything to stop being fully mortal and weak.. I...
    Xoris Xoris 13-15, M 3 Responses Dec 2

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    It's not only important, it's true. Looks attract, personality gets them to stay. so all you girls who think you're hot ****, yet have a nasty attitude, don't expect your man to...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I need there to be something that I will never be. I need there to be a height to which I will never reach! I need God to be God. I need God to be the Father. Love IS all you need...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 7

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    There was this guy in my school, really cool but I personally do not know him. Last night he spent most of his personal time making 130 cookies. Cookies that he chose to give out...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 16

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    One day I'll have options other than story for EP as not everything is one but anyway I firmly believe a persons physical build as a male or female does not of itself have anything...
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 31-35 2 Responses Dec 17

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    Man's/woman's main task is to give birth to himself/herself, to become what he/she potentially is. The most important product of his/her effort is his/her personality.
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    Education is the most powerful weapon one can ever have in his arsenal. A country won't populate if it's educated about unplanned pregnancy, a teen won't do drugs if is educated...
    thesnug thesnug 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 27

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    Please help. I'm currently experiencing dark thoughts, dark thoughts about just running away. I love all my Children but they have no respect for anything I have ever done for...
    RockingLikeAFetus RockingLikeAFetus 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    Ideally, maturity is being able to respond to situations in an appropriate manner. Lots of people learn that in different ways. Some people learn how to deal with certain...
    Crena212 Crena212 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    Today is my 75th birthday. Three quarters of a century has sped past like an express train, leaving me wondering where it all went. I came from a poor but respectable and loving...
    Wyesman Wyesman 70+, M 22 Responses Nov 29

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    True Friend / Real Friend / Best Friend You can call them whatever. People don't really need them but still keep searching for them. It's amazing how most people cannot be true...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 3 Responses Dec 1

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    I grew up believing that I would be something amazing. I have a spotty history of divorced, absent parents; child abuse from a stepfather; social ineptness; and depression. When...
    hellaborderline hellaborderline 22-25, M Dec 2

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    All truly wise thoughts have been thought already, thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, until they take firm root in our...
    sleyblakes sleyblakes 22-25 Dec 3

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    In terms of personality, I am one of the most independent and individualistic people I know, but I know that few people succeed without support from strong communities
    pasteque720 pasteque720 41-45, M Dec 5

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    We live in houston. The people here can be very rude and most of the time they feel entitled. Today we took our nieces to the park. When we came back to our truck. There was...
    Moniicka Moniicka 36-40, F Dec 7

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    I find that the downfall in most relationships begins when one of the partners begins to control the way the other looks/smells/behaves/interacts with friends/etc. I believe that...
    WierdSteve WierdSteve 22-25, M Dec 7

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    You can not control the world or events. Only the way you see them and respond. Emotions ride the waves as well but ultimately we control only our small personal world's by the...
    TheShadowedGirl TheShadowedGirl 31-35 1 Response Dec 8

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    Well... Certainly I'm not in a 5 thousand miles relationship, but it's enough for me to miss her a lot. We are in a mere 170 miles distance relationship, we got really close last...
    Blsgouros Blsgouros 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    hi! my name is jesse and id like to tell you all that despite what alot of people say. long distance relationships CAN work if both people put the effort equally in. any amount...
    Angeldark87 Angeldark87 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    I don't post my thoughts to get into a debate about who's right or who's wrong, I respect all, for it is not my duty to judge....there is only one judge! So if you read anything...
    lovenlight84 lovenlight84 26-30, F 25 Responses Dec 12

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