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

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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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    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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    Lost and found and lost again Wondering how to right the sin I had it, I swear I had it. Right in my hands. But it turned to dust and all I could do is watch as it slipped through...
    rustyskills rustyskills 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    Thinking if i have done it differently would i not been this hurt right now? I wish i could turn back time to correct the things that i've done.
    hopefaithlove84 hopefaithlove84 31-35, F Jan 10

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    I feel like mistakes aren't inherently a bad thing. We had a group discussion about this in a college class of mine and everybody admitted to have made some mistakes in their life...
    ringo51 ringo51 22-25, M Dec 27, 2014

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    As most of my friends on here already know,I'm a happily married man. I've made no claims otherwise to anyone on this site,and I think that was made clear in my profile. I'm a...
    extant1 extant1 51-55, M 9 Responses Jan 17

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    Yes I have and I might in the future and who doesn't and if you think you haven't made mistakes well the future is up ahead for u
    1LifeNlove 1LifeNlove 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    I would have made a good trophy wife. I am intelligent and cultured. I am good at interacting in social situations and looking interested. I had the opportunity to date an older...
    KJoJo34 KJoJo34 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    It's no fun to be reminded of the mistakes we make in life, but if we can look back on those mistakes and realize we have learned from them then it's easier to forgive ourselves.
    WayfaringStranger WayfaringStranger 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    Ive made a lot of mistakes in my life but nothing that i havent learned from to make me a better person
    shona1967 shona1967 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I've so many mistakes in my life. Of course I cringe when I think about the stupid things that I've done but I honestly wouldn't change them because with each mistake I learned...
    Holmesdown Holmesdown 16-17, F Dec 26, 2014

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    I like to tell myself that everyone makes mistakes. That it's okay to make mistakes as long as you learn from them and don't make the same mistake twice. Yet, as I think back of...
    IzBroken IzBroken 22-25, M Jan 14

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    We've made a lot of mistakes in our lives. But I believe through those mistakes we learn. Next time, we'll know what we have to do. That way, we'll not repeat the same mistakes...
    sui123 sui123 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    There's a quote I vaguely remember, yet not clearly enough to footnote it's source. It reads something like this, "Mistakes are the only things that we may truly call our own...
    CaptainRoberts CaptainRoberts 51-55, M Dec 26, 2014

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    I've made both minor & major mistakes, but who hasn't? I really need to stop letting my stupid mistakes define me.
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Wow i literally made tons of mistakes. Ive been kicked out of school ive been in rehab for alcohol abuse ive been a cocaine abuser and a md abuser too. There was one year i smoked...
    bonicora bonicora 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    because, nobody's perfect in this world. We people made many mistakes in our life because our life has no enjoyment if we don't experience the roller coaster life, sometimes we're...
    vicegander vicegander 13-15, F Dec 27, 2014

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    I screwed up big this time. I was bored and feeling rejected by my husband. I was so depressed and lost. I started chatting with a guy I met on a site. nothing naughty. just...
    regalshewolf regalshewolf 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    As they are things I learn from.. to evolve against.. it is only small minded people who take singular mistakes as representing my whole!
    BiSexElleTgirl BiSexElleTgirl 31-35, T Dec 25, 2014

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    it took 3 years and too many mistakes, but don't you hate it when people still judge you for who you were before? i'm not the same arrogant douche i was. but actions mean more than...
    Aryamay Aryamay 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    It was hell for the past few years. All of us made a lot of mistakes. But I'm glad. I've made up with my family. :) I won't go into the details but let me quote what my brother...
    cooledown cooledown 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    i made a mistake in life,being in a complicated relationship. it lead me to heartache,disappointment,pain and now im suffering. i dont know how can i start over again..
    annettesan annettesan 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I don't see this as something really negative for it actually is a source of learning... but I am not saying that one must commit a mistake first before being able to learn. I am...
    pitchy28 pitchy28 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    Sorry I have to rant. My mistake was letting my personal problems, one was my eating disorder (the rest I'd rather not mention) and because I was surrounded by unhappiness it...
    rcmh171822 rcmh171822 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather...
    tiya78 tiya78 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I happened upon this site by accident. Actually, I don't believe in accidents. I'm usually so turned off from these forums due to trolls. However, I've been pleasantly...
    mostdaysaregood mostdaysaregood 46-50, F Jan 13

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    I actually made a friend on here! Once in a while we text and talk about everything and about our boyfriends in the Marines. I usually don't care about making any friends on here...
    143blondieee 143blondieee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    I started talking to someone here, and now, not quite before I know it, I've made a friend on EP :) Thank you, EP friend.
    YuEvans YuEvans 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    So... My mom left me home alone, and I asked her where the cold medicine is, and she showed me, and so I took it right before I laid down, and idk if I took the right pill...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 6 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Soo... It turns out I DID take the wrong pill.... But I'm still alive so apparently it wasn't that bad..
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I said bomb on an airplane by accident. I was a little drunk. But luckily the plane engines were so loud no one noticed.
    7531yo 7531yo 18-21, M Dec 31, 2014

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    I don't know how you feel. But all want is for you to know how I felt about you.. I know you want to move on, and go find someone that can make you happy, and not fail like me. And...
    Ebolaa Ebolaa 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    You told me I was important to you and you'd never get tired of me. But where are you now?As I'm laying here thinking of you I can only imagine you're reading my messages and...
    LilahWolf LilahWolf 16-17, F Jan 6

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    This girl in my class likes to joke around a lot. Well we were doing personality tests based on iur actions. I chose that i liked sleeping on my stomach with my head to the side or...
    Xychorite Xychorite 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    I'm a widow. My husband died when I was 31. I dated afterwards and met a man that I didn't date long. His anger issues shown through too early. A weeks after I broke it off I found...
    Tabetha7 Tabetha7 31-35, F Jan 9

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    We just got back from an AMAZING week in Costa Rica! 85-90 degrees and sunny every day! But the best part was sneaking onto the beach after midnight for a skinny dip and then...
    gjessica gjessica 18-21, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    For the girls who love panty pooping, this curve can help you redirect your poop downwards into your pants, which will help you much more being spotted to have soiled yourself...
    ZADoubleMesser ZADoubleMesser 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2014

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    I have , really . I was 10 at the time and during my bi phase. The car was actually an SUV that was sitting behind my friends house.
    pardax pardax 13-15, M Dec 30, 2014

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    Why would you care about how I feel? I'm just a friend that happens to be a girl. You seem to think that your actions have no consequences at all. Did you really think showing me...
    Savone52798 Savone52798 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I could just have a friendly warm hug..... Would be beautiful...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 6

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    We started chatting it was a instant attraction .I haven't felt for years. We are from different sides of the world but your words are so meaning. I thought romance was dead, not...
    dreamingisgood dreamingisgood 41-45, F Dec 27, 2014

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    Hahahahaha this is so random but yes I have an innie lol
    Alexlovesmusic Alexlovesmusic 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Hello and happy New Years Dr Nipplepull here I see here in my records that most of you girls haven't been in for your annual You may not realize this but the bellybutton is a ver...
    wolffive wolffive 51-55, M Dec 31, 2014

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    i always have to turn my phone on and off until it feels right, same thing with my ds. i plug and unplug devices, and i check things over and over again.. but i havent been...
    gemmed gemmed 13-15, F