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I Have Made Mistakes I Am Not Proud of But I Have Learned

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    Choices

    I have made a lot of mistakes because I made bad choices.  But most were done when I was young, angry, and very unhappy.  As I got my life and emotions under control, I made less dumb mistakes. What I learned from all of my mistakes was that I always have a...
    rhettbuttler69 rhettbuttler69 61-65, M 1 Response Jun 30, 2009

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    I Know Now!

    I've done really dumb things that I'm ashamed of mentioning but, I'm glad I went through that stupid phase (no matter how long it was ) because today I'm wiser and a tad brighter lol. No one can save you from making a fool of yourself because that's what makes who you are...
    Euonia Euonia 22-25, F Jun 2, 2012

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    Time and Effort

    I have Made Mistakes That I am not proud of. I REGRET Some of  it Everyday. I think of All the things I could of done Different and The Life I could of had. But what my mistakes Costed me. Was a whole lot of pain and Drama That never needed to be.. I have Learned From...
    CountryAngel CountryAngel 18-21 Oct 10, 2008

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    EXPERIENCE

    Experience is the best teacher. We have all made mistakes in our lives and still continue to make them even now. We learn through our mistakes and it should teach us not to repeat them again but the greatest fault we as humans have is to forget to easily . If we could only...
    RESCUE RESCUE 61-65, F 3 Responses Oct 9, 2008

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    Last year really in the year I went to the hospital for chest pain. I was there for half a day. They couldn't find anything so towards night they tried one last thing. They gave me...
    EK94 EK94 18-21, M 1 Response May 6

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    I have made mistakes in my past and been in great heartache but I am getting better.....maybe I can get through this
    MericaMan MericaMan 16-17, M 1 Response May 11

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    I am late to nearly everything. I keep trying to make changes, and I have made some progress but I still am late to work, family stuff, friend stuff, everything. sometimes I don't...
    aileen2 aileen2 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    Everybody has. Nobody is perfect. I've made mistakes to where I regret them, where it haunts me, or mistakes for the greater good. In general, the worst mistake was getting involve...
    ImAMechanicalAnimal ImAMechanicalAnimal 16-17, M 2 Responses May 4

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    I've most definitely made mistakes in my life. 2012 was a crazy year for me. I had to hit absolute Rock bottom before I realized I needed to make some changes. Now, I am centered...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 7

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    I am so sorry for the pain I caused didn't mean to. I made mistakes along the way I asked for forgiveness from you I can't take it back wish I could why must I pay for them every...
    KindridSoul KindridSoul 36-40, F 6 Responses May 11

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    Actually by listening to dumb people I've made mistakes. I should've trusted my own instincts and intuition. Problem is when you are surrounded by stupid idiots with strong...
    hickey1976 hickey1976 36-40, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have made a lot of mistakes. took six years away from my family to figure out what I needed. a year ago I reconnected with my oldest brother and today I reconnected with my...
    IhateBeth2013 IhateBeth2013 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I am 45 years old and have a loving family. But personaly i am broke. I am a failed Entrepreneur r . I am penniless and depends on my wife's income. I have a accumulated a lot of...
    ug70 ug70 41-45, M 2 Responses May 7

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    In a nutshell: I fell out of love with my beautiful but boring husband and started an affair with a narcissist 1 year ago. My husband moved out and for many months I was confused...
    stellarlady stellarlady 36-40, F 5 Responses May 15

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    Life broke. Shell cracked. Out came the dragon. Dragons don't go back inside eggs very well. Hello, world. So I wrote about 10% of 10 conversations. To someone I barely know...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M Apr 29

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    OMG, I have made such a big mistake! I've eaten too much cola! Yes: EATEN!! It wasn't fluid!! Oh bleah, that's sooo blurpbleah! I HATE IT
    JokingJoker JokingJoker 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have made many, but I am not giving up here! I'll always remain confident. I'm booking a lot more modeling gigs and I'm excited for the future. :)
    twisteduniverse twisteduniverse 22-25, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I try not to dwell on my mistakes, but there are a few I made which bother me because I can't see that I learned anything from them. I don't mind messing up as long as I learned...
    MayaKing MayaKing 31-35, F 4 Responses May 1

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    we all have had things that have challenged us and our decisions in life. there is just no way to avoid, get around, or ignore making decisions and feeling the consequences of them...
    2batinman 2batinman 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 30

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    I was that girl with dreams of being a nurse. making my mother proud was may only concern. graduating from high school with a full scholarship in 2008. I thought I had it made...
    snowpear509 snowpear509 22-25, F 6 Responses May 10

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    The way I see it. We can either learn from our mistakes, or repeat them. A big mistake may teach us the biggest lesson in life, whereas a small mistake may teach us a small (but...
    KJPKelsey KJPKelsey 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    I've made some terrible mistakes, but curiously mistakes have been catalysts for a lot really great developments. So although it seems counterintuitive, my mistakes are the things...
    2323Anonymous 2323Anonymous 51-55, F 2 Responses May 11

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    Today I was talking to my mom about something that happened a long time ago with my brother. He molested me and i don't know I felt like I had to keep it to myself. That was one of...
    jackjack1322 jackjack1322 18-21, F 3 Responses May 12

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    Mmmm... Mistakes! Mistakes aren't always bad in reality... But this feeling like it's the end of the world does take a while to go away xD I just have to remind myself that I made...
    Holdontothefire Holdontothefire 18-21, M 1 Response May 4

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    Who hasn't though am I right. Making mistakes is part of being human and without mistakes people will never learn to pick themselves up, dust themselves off and try again. Its the...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 1 Response May 17

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    Everyone does make mistakes in life, like nobody is perfect, so do make mistakes, learn from them & grow as a better person :)
    HeythisisJon HeythisisJon 22-25, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've made many huge mistakes in my life some so big 20years later I'm still dealing the consequences
    imsteve imsteve 41-45, M 5 Responses Apr 28

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    I cannot imagine that any of us have gone a full day without a simple mistake or two. The difference between a simple mistake and a complicated one, is that complicated ones...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 10

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    sometimes I think I am somehow paying for the mistakes i`ve commited to others in my life - mostly concerning romantic relationships
    creatingawildparadise creatingawildparadise 18-21, M 2 Responses May 11

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    Too many I'm sure. But how many times must I be sorry for the same mistakes before my punishment comes to an end?
    yourfireoftendersorrow yourfireoftendersorrow 41-45, F 3 Responses May 17

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    I made a mistake choosing unfaithful, lousy partner when I was 21 yo. m frm a conservative community but still I sacrificed everything for that guy. my honor, career, self...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 2

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    When I was in 8th Grade, I was in a relationship with a wonderful girl. We were best friends, but I broke the barriers and I asked her out in Valentine's day.I swore I would love...
    JS123cx JS123cx 13-15, M May 4

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    I needed so desperately to be free, to be independent. You seduced me. I was so young, you were so wise. You used me, you made me into your perverted fantasy. I was so lost, so...
    PaulaDancer PaulaDancer 18-21, F May 6

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    I cheated on my husband. We had problems, and he wouldn't listen to me when I tried to talk to him about them. Then I met someone else, and one thing led to another. I broke it off...
    gingerlythis gingerlythis 26-30, F 11 Responses May 18

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    Clever boy you played a good con You made me believe the path you led I can usually since that manipulation Unfortunately you built my mind instead Amused, and awaiting...
    Isis27 Isis27 36-40 May 15

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    I made the biggest mistake in my life and have gotten my son taken away from me, I have lost my world. I have since stopped but am working on getting things back to normal and it's...
    meganwiencek1 meganwiencek1 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    i dunno what i am doing bht i am new here. i made a mistake really big mistake in my life. i married a drug user and i dunno he use it. i forgive him many many times for he said he...
    toniiris toniiris 26-30, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I am trying to figure out how to stop making bad choices!! and why is it I never know I've made a bad choice until it's too late? I'm beginning to think I need adult supervision...
    kcyata kcyata 41-45, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I was so dumb in young days that I was not aware of how the girl can get pregnant and what are the safe periods .. And I made my girl pregnant before marriage and I had no plan to...
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M 1 Response May 2

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    I lay broken...didn't see it coming An invisible wall blocking... A force not visible But invincible Just like the bird into the window
    1chuck2 1chuck2 31-35, M 1 Response May 10

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    I want to know what people think?????? So today was mothers day and I asked my ex a few days ago ok if she wanted to go out to breakfast with the kids and I and she gave me some...
    nodak82 nodak82 31-35, M 6 Responses May 10

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    I'm far from perfect. but I'm trying to be a good person... and I guess all