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I Have Made Mistakes

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 9, 2014

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    I know i have made mistakes,

    everybody has. But at least ive learned from them unlike some people. To be successful, i believe you have to make mistakes to truly learn from them. If you dont learn from them, you wont succeed. I feel like every mistake ive made teaches me another thing about life, making me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 6, 2015

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    When I was younger me

    and my sisters and cousins all used to do sexual things what we saw on TV and now I'm feeling very sick about the whole thing dose that make me gay we were really young and I'm worrying now
    sarahrose1994 sarahrose1994 18-21, F Aug 6, 2015

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    NOVEMBER09 NOVEMBER09 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 30, 2014

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    "Which is the heart that would not wish to

    possess virtue! It's what everybody desires. But how few are those who accept to fall, to be weak, who are content to find themselves down and out and have others find them in that condition!" - St. Therese of Lisieux
    kpl2014 kpl2014 26-30, F Jun 20, 2015

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    You

    Yes, the longer we are apart, the more I know that this was a mistake.  It was a facade.  I spent the last year trying to squeeze you into the perfect mold.  I thought when my ex left the picture, we could really grow.  How could I be that wrong?  I know now why I was torn...
    NeopolitanSkye NeopolitanSkye 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2012

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    Everyone Has

    I have made lots of mistakes throughout the course of my life. I believe there is no shame in this- the only shame would be to not have learned from those mistakes. And I believe I have learned from them, for the most part. That's not to say I don't have patterns I repeat that...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2011

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    A mistake to me is like - getting stuck in a

    thicket on Life's path and being confronted with what works and what doesn't; becoming conscious of what is healthful and what isn't; - doing a dance and making a move that doesn't fit in the sequence, needing to retrace one's step and repair in order to get back into the dance...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2015

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    I've Made Mistakes

    I've made mistakes,Haven't we all?Not good,Unfortunately,That's life.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 28, 2012

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    But A Mistake Isn't A Mistake Forever

    When you LEARN from your mistakes, they turn into a blessing, and then they are no longer a mistake. We HAVE to make mistakes, they are a blessing already even BEFORE we learn from them. Without mistakes, how could we learn anything?
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 31-35, F Aug 25, 2011

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    MrUnmotivated MrUnmotivated 18-21, M Sep 3, 2015

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    I made the same mistake in my life again,

    I shouldn't be rushing be things, but I did now my heart is broken. I think I need to stop, before my heart get broken again.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 10, 2014

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    More than I can count.

    They all add up after a while
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 4, 2014

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    Lots of

    I've made lots of mistakes. A lot because I experienced things by myself, and wasn't really raised, before the age of 12. So 12 to be raised, it's nearly ******. The hard way so. I learnt from it. To be careful. To forgive too, so it seems I'm able to love a little now. I'm still...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 29, 2008

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    Lots & Lots & Lots...............

    But that's okay.....I figure it just proves I'm human. Mahahahah! I know for a fact that I'll probably make a whole bunch more before I leave this world. That's okay too, as long as I don't keep making the same ones.... That'll just get real old, real fast. Mahahahaha!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 10, 2009

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    Spiritual Mistakes

    Be like an infant learning to walk, If you fall get up and try again.                                                              
    SD22 SD22 46-50 1 Response May 1, 2011

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    So, I made a lot of mistakes this year; I had

    cancer a couple of years ago, and it came after turning down the job I had wanted my entire young adult life. I spent a year saving up enough money so I could move back, or try something new, just to feel like I'd have another shot. Then I wound up dating a close friend, who I...
    Bridegroom Bridegroom 31-35, M Dec 23, 2013

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    I used to live a double life,

    one life good and fulfilling, the other dark and unsatisfying
    ash5698 ash5698 16-17, M Mar 21, 2014

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    I Have Made Mistakes!

    I have made so many mistakes in my lifetime. I've said the wrong words at the wrong times. I've lied. I've made mistakes that led to people hurting me. I haven't been aware of all things that I should have been. I've made mistakes that have led people to being hurt, emotionally...
    StarGazer09 StarGazer09 18-21, F Oct 15, 2011

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    My God...

    How many stupid mistakes I made in 17 months?! I am such a miserable oaf. Small minded miserable oaf.
    farmallcub51 farmallcub51 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 23, 2013

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    Of Course I Am Human

    Yes I have made mistakes. Heaps of them in fact, some serious, some not so much.But I think the thing people need to realise, is that every single one of us makes mistakes. There is no point dwelling on a mistake I don't think, you shouldn't forget it, but you should learn from...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 26-30, M 6 Responses Feb 20, 2012

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    Scully!!!

    You sound like a good person who has a conscience. You are probably too hard on yourself. We are human after all, and bound to make mistakes. I was an abused child, in more than one way, and I have made HUGE mistakes that I can never take back. But I've learned so much about...
    curiousme18 curiousme18 51-55 Nov 16, 2010

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    The mistake is me. I was the worst mistake

    that ever happened to this universe. I'm nothing and never will be. I'm a mistake and always will be.
    ECESES ECESES 13-15, F Sep 11, 2015

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    Truth & Reconciliation

    About a year and a half ago I got my heart broken. My first real heartbreak in my life. Being only fifteen years old at the time I wasn't really sure how to deal with things and naturally I basically lost my mind. I had to face the girl that had basically stomped on my heart with...
    giftshop giftshop 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 5, 2012

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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 a ct scan and said I might have a blood clot in my heart. I probably was never more scared. So I started dieting the next day. Fast forward...
    EK94 EK94 18-21, M 1 Response May 6, 2015

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    Looking In The Mirror

    they say i'm kinda prettyin a world weary wayi have alot of storiesi never get to saysoi tell them to my mirrormy eyes they never strayi tell it like it iscosi forgotten how to prayi see my misadventuresare written on my facemy eyes they hold dark treasuresthe life i had to...
    shenightowl shenightowl 51-55, F 11 Responses Dec 17, 2011

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    Social & Relational, But I Knew I Would From The Outset.

    And it's all because I really do not understand people, especially women. My social development is way behind, partly because of isolation at key moments, but mostly because so often, I just do not get it. I fail to understand what people say, filter it out, or force it into...
    Texicanian Texicanian 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 30, 2011

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    I remember it well. I was my old Drmusic2

    deviantart account and I got a little too carried away with my online RP sessions, at the time I actually did think I was my fursona and even claimed so on the DA Forums and on other sites too. Unfortunately this resulted in me getting bombarded by trolls, spam and certain...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Apr 7, 2014

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    Update: March 2013

    Well.. I haven't been on here so long...A lot of things have happened: I'm in college...(1st year) My confidence has improved, I've noticed that I'm talking to people and that. I've joined groups to help me with issues at home and for me to get the house more. I've recently...
    BeMyEscapee BeMyEscapee 16-17, F Mar 5, 2013

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    Spiritual Mistakes

    If your a better person the mistakes are worth while.
    SD22 SD22 46-50 1 Response May 1, 2011

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    And I laid in a mental hospital

    for a week thinking about them. Feeling ashamed, feeling broken, feeling confused, feeling hurt, begging for forgiveness, asking for help, pleading for help; I was in a cage by myself, with my faults, my problems, my hurts, my habits and my hangups and all of my regrets. I saw...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 27, 2015

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    A lot of them. Too many to count.

    I've lied to the people I care about. I've ruined any chance of having a normal life. I've alienated my friends. I have ruined two families. I've ruined a marriage. I've hurt people with my words. I've hurt myself. I've ignored good advice. What's wrong with me? This is therapy...
    bunnyXbunny bunnyXbunny 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 20, 2015

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    Missed Oppurtunity

    I was hung up on my first love and even though she was frightend of me and married another, I still held out hope that we would be reunited.  It was the '70's and I was in the Army.  My Sgt, Keith, hooked me up with a friends daughter that was living with him for...
    Leporid Leporid 56-60, M 5 Responses Mar 22, 2010

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    jeaaane jeaaane 16-17, F Sep 20, 2014

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    Michelle41011 Michelle41011 41-45, T Aug 9, 2015

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    Mistakes

    Mistakes,Made many,Coming off the rails,Not good,Not nice,Apologizing,For wrongs done,Making up,I hope,This time,I've learnt,Were I've wronged.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Dec 9, 2011

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    My Mistake

    Dear all, Now I have finished my master program on linguistics and am looking for a job. It takes time and I've got to wait for a job (whether it suits me or not). I have applied for 9 jobs in 2 months and I failed 2 of them even before they tested me. To quit my teaching job...
    refa refa 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 9, 2013

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    4. Sometimes I wonder where my life would be without the internet and communities such as EP. For as long as I can remember I have always used the internet as a platform for...
    TatlerAmbition TatlerAmbition 70+ 11 hrs ago

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    Too many. Way too many. People, a lot of those I've come across, lie, make false promises, make you believe in them and then show you the the other side of the picture, the reality...
    FallingApart33 FallingApart33 22-25, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    My wrost mistake. Not realizing what I had. I lost my best friend and wife at the same time. Now to see her with another man is agonizing! Its a pain that I cant even begin to...
    Villear007 Villear007 31-35, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Practically everyone has made mistakes in life... cos' if we were dead we wouldnt make one right? So dont be afraid of making one on ur own ;).
    Mark5on Mark5on 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Life is a precious thing. Never be afraid robotics boldly an live unconditionally because you never know how long you may have someone. Laugh and smile. Hug and dance. Live life...
    j1nx3s j1nx3s 16-17, F 1 day ago

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