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I Have Learned From My Mistakes

and I am sure I can repeat them exactly” 247 People

    He proved to be.. a waste of time.

    Sometimes I wonder why I love so easily and deeply. I accept people too easily. I guess that's not a bad thing. The bad thing is.. me falling easily. It's not something I can really help though. Is it? I should've avoided him a long time ago.. But no, I continued talking to him...
    infinitexhope infinitexhope 22-25, F Aug 8

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    I Like To Think So

    I have made many mistakes in my life but i do like to think i have learned from them. Don't get me wrong i have made the same mistakes more than once sometimes ... but there has to come a time where you say ''enough is enough i'm not doing that again''. Often people say ''oh don...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout 26-30, F Jul 30, 2013

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    No....I Have NOT

    How many times does one need to run into a brick wall before they stop doing it....? I don't know. I'll tell you when I stop making the same mistakes over & over. *rubs sore head* :) S
    slsr slsr 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2013

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    Lately, I have written a few stories here at EP,

    regarding my past relationship, and even wanting to move on to finally meet the right woman. However, amidst what I have shared, one thing about my past relationship that I did not share was a key mistake that I have since learned from. One of the things that I can look back at...
    NinjaGuide321 NinjaGuide321 26-30, M Dec 18, 2013

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    I really have learned from my mistakes

    and I feel today I learned a lot. I won't go into great detail because I doubt anyone on here cares. I'm not saying that in a pout and whine. I seriously have not encountered many truly, kind people here. I have encountered many who like saying they are kind, caring, etc...
    HONAW HONAW 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    Sometimes...

    I have been a fool. At least I'm honest. Upfront. I try. Fail. Get back up. Knocked down. I think I Will stay Down This time.
    slsr slsr 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2013

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    What Have I Learnt

    Don't be the nice guy who's serious, you'll get laughed at and taken as a joke. Be the carefree one, it hurts less and is way easier to move on. Dwelling on the past may screw your future, yet not paying enough attention to the past will make your future repeat the same...
    Qtip1976 Qtip1976 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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