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

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 30 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

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    some people hate others for making mistakes even if it's a little one, but that doesn't make any sense because mistakes is a part of the human nature :)
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