Post

I Have A Hard Time Learning From Other People's Mistakes

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 29 People

    Not To Say I'm Incapable Of It

    But it doesn't happen as easily. Someone can preach, lecture or stress a certain point all they want, but unless I actually experience it for myself, the lesson is probably not going to take. I find it easier to learn from my own personal experience in my own way than to learn...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 3 Responses May 28, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I am the oldest child of 3 children. We all share the same drug addict mother, however we each have different drug addict parents. I was Taken away from my mother right before my 1...
    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F Jul 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You can learn a great deal from them, dealing with hardships and problems, falling in and out of love, laughing at funny experiences and at the same time, you get to know the...
    AntiHelix AntiHelix 18-21, M Jul 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's comfortable to just sit there and read inspirations
    XxilovebmthxX XxilovebmthxX 13-15, M Jul 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Will you help me with my PROJECT TIFFANY? Please:) Project TIFFANY is a video montage that I'm creating for my bestfriend. It's compiled of many things but most importantly...
    RunJackie RunJackie 18-21, F Jun 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    HELP ME HELP ME!:) please :) Project TIFFANY is a video montage that I'm creating for my bestfriend. It's compiled of many things but most importantly, videos from people all...
    RunJackie RunJackie 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This girl at my part-time job (pizza restaurant) and not my full-time job (Direct Support for people with disablities) is emotionally and mentally draining. I've been dealing with...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The worst telemarketer in the history of the world! I gave one telemarketer a hard time. All I did was ask him to tell me in plain English what his company was selling. I run my...
    TheDrunkDuck TheDrunkDuck 36-40, M Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel different... Whoever you are, if your reading this, I'm sorry that it doesn't make sense but I come with an odd problem or ability of feeling different while losing the...
    flopet17 flopet17 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's sad to say i'm 25 years old and I have a hard time making friends. I think I only have 4 people at most. The rest of the people I knew were old high school people who turned...
    beyondreach89 beyondreach89 22-25, M Jun 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am a young boy who feels different from others. During 6th grade, I had these "friends". I fell like they thought I was helpless. They used to make jokes, but it felt like they...
    Karlthesheep2002 Karlthesheep2002 13-15, M Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Really, the title says it all. I can accept compliments about my intelligence, my ability with words, and my ability at my job. I can accept hearing that I'm a sweet and caring...
    fivetailedfox89 fivetailedfox89 22-25, F Jul 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have always wondered how other people view and see me, like do they see me in a good or bad way, what's the first thing that pops into their head when they see me, I find it very...
    SarahBBZ SarahBBZ 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I do.... At time though, something i have noticed, is a lot of people posting certain stories, just to get on the popular age.. and i'm sure you all know what kind of posts i am...
    cbeneath cbeneath 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There just aren't enough hours in the day! Even during the summer, I often find myself juggling all of the things I WANT to do with the things I NEED to do, and then add in on top...
    shygirl214 shygirl214 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Today I attended a summer session for advanced/honors students even when my whole being screamed at me, begging me not to...I thought at first, "this was a mistake. Something awful...
    Ewoo Ewoo 16-17 1 Response Jun 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm pretty maxed out on the loss/death abuse department. I used to abuse drugs pretty heavy. I got the habit from my family who gave me drugs for the first time when I was 9 yrs...
    OutcastBlacksheep OutcastBlacksheep 36-40, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    We met at work. Seven Eleven. He's a quiet guy. So we became friends & the more we hung out the more I fell into feelings. I told him from the get go, I had feelings. But he had a...
    lff57 lff57 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There is a lot of people in my life. I'm always scared that I'm going to be alone, so I mask up my true personality to be like everyone else. It's hard for me to make friends with...
    ChaoticCaroline ChaoticCaroline 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am so tired of peoples selfish ways. I think most people are so wrapped up in their own world that they don't see anything beyond. I always thought of myself as kind and always...
    sunflowergirl78 sunflowergirl78 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have 2 friends of close to 20 years that I've felt myself not-so-gradually drifting away from over the past year or so. I find myself completely sucked dry after every...
    dolceharajuku dolceharajuku 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really do cherish cooking for people. I enjoy the feeling of working for however long it takes to provide a meal that's not only composed of different ingredients, but also...
    Masterofbating Masterofbating 36-40, M 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I love watching people with smiling face. It is so contagious. If we all can keep smiling faces despite of what our lives are, what we are going through day to day, I think we...
    Shinesaathlove Shinesaathlove 46-50, M 4 Responses Jun 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If you're already plus size and also healthy, then that's great. But I don't understand why people would want to force feed themselves and gain a bunch of weight. I think it's...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Annoying habit I want to change..I hate saying it but I'm so obsessed with what people think of me sometimes,with comparing myself to others whether im better or there better than...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Even though I've led myself on to him so many times for a while, I just need to get the fact that it's not gonna work out, even when he said so himself, inside my stubborn head...
    lalaaaah lalaaaah 13-15, F Jun 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If I have enough spare time, I can be someone else's online best friend for a moment.
    Uxio Uxio 18-21, M Jun 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm always available to talk to anyone who needs it. I am an empath and a great listener. I've been through my share of life's bs so chances are I know what you're going through...
    Pheonixx35 Pheonixx35 31-35, F Jun 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am American born,with West African Parents. People always ask me why I look Asian. They say you look like my Chinese friend except with dark skin. People say you have Asian...
    Curvzahead Curvzahead 26-30, F Jun 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's so werid i always wonder what's going on in someone's head when I first meet them or what someone thinks when they look at me it's so weird but if you think about it you've...
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's all real stupid. I am able to see beauty in the ugliest things except for myself. I can gauge how attractive a man is, though I'm not gay. I can find some of the most ugliest...
    TheSmartestManOnEarth TheSmartestManOnEarth 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Its so rude to be rude & to call anyone out to be rude cuz then ur rude!! Ugh!! Best thing is to do is ignore the rudeness & move on!!. I dnt mean to be rude i really dont but...
    missyluvsmissy4me missyluvsmissy4me 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A HEART THAT'S BEEN PROTECTED,ONE YOU'VE TRULY NEVER OPENED IS THE HEART THAT NO AMOUNT OF PAIN,CAN EVER CAUSE TO BE BROKEN TAKE MY ADVICE,ALWAYS KEEP ONE PART OF YOU SAFE AND...
    sirslilangel sirslilangel 41-45, F Jul 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Not gonna lie but most of the people I have commented on their stories are somewhat older than man and i don't know... There's a certain satisfaction to giving them the advice they...
    pitabready pitabready 18-21, M Jul 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've had a difficult time forgetting about my past its a dark place that haunts and bothers me to this day. I've had many problems with being adopted I would cry for hours on end...
    eliteforces1001 eliteforces1001 16-17, M a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Stop thinking on your own ego and paying with others your problems,frustrations and bad mood.Ok,we all can have a bad day...or do unwanted things but c'mon,doing it on purpose...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know why I chose this group. I am not here to help anyone. The term implies that something needs fixing, and I don't want to encourage helplessness, yet want to try to be...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 4 Responses Jun 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's a nice yet strange feeling knowing that you're not alone in certain events & that people are in the same boat as you, it's even better when they wish to talk to you too.
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F Jul 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just recently had a friendship break up because I moved to another state and there wasn't a point in texting me if I wasn't going to hang out with her. Also when I moved my...
    Cory45 Cory45 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Just by looking at my profile photo what's the first thought that comes to your mind, give me a word you think I am, or a few words.
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm sure everyone at some point or another wonders about this. It's human nature!
    missylawl missylawl 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    First impression of me? Let's see who get closest! Be honest 🙊
    Ohhailey Ohhailey 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If you feel the earth would be better off with less people then by all means leave it. I don't condone suicide but I definitely don't condone mass homicide. People are crazy...
    notannecessary notannecessary 36-40, F 15 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When someone posts something sexual about a 12yo girl's picture, I feel uncomfortable. I'm the father of a 9yo girl. I can only imagine what some of the sickos out there would make...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel like they lie to win the trust of the kid they are lying to... It's ******
    sommer02 sommer02 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Have you ever seen brown eyes in the sun? You don’t always notice it at first but you’ll see that ‘brown’ no longer describes them. They melt into golden rays, circling an...
    OrangeCaramel OrangeCaramel 18-21, F Jul 5

    Your Response

    Cancel