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I Have Made Mistakes

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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...
    Bridegroom Bridegroom 31-35, M Dec 23, 2013

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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...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2011

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 10, 2009

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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...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Apr 7

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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...
    BeMyEscapee BeMyEscapee 16-17, F Mar 5, 2013

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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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    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...
    StarGazer09 StarGazer09 18-21, F Oct 15, 2011

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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...
    shenightowl shenightowl 51-55, F 11 Responses Dec 17, 2011

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    Trust. - I'm the kind of person who tries to see the good in everyone. I believe in second chances and redemption. I was brought up this way. However over the last year I have...
    AnotherBondiBlonde1 AnotherBondiBlonde1 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 12, 2013

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    I used to live a double life, one life good and fulfilling, the other dark and unsatisfying
    ash5698 ash5698 13-15, M Mar 21

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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...
    Leporid Leporid 56-60, M 5 Responses Mar 22, 2010

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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 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 23, 2013

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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...
    refa refa 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 9, 2013

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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...
    giftshop giftshop 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 5, 2012

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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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    The difficult part is forgiving yourself.   
    Jande77 Jande77 36-40, F Apr 9

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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...
    curiousme18 curiousme18 51-55 Nov 16, 2010

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 29, 2008

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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...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F Aug 25, 2011

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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...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 6 Responses Feb 20, 2012

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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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    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...
    NeopolitanSkye NeopolitanSkye 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2012

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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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    I have two that are like my favorite and thx for being a friend and hearting my experiences.... ^__^
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    I always place my trials and difficulties in life with God and give Him my trust. I really want to thank my friends that have been with me since I came to EP, sending me hugs...
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    I have been married only 10 years. We met late in life, both are in our 50's. We have both had experiences prior to meeting each other where our significant other cheated on us...
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    Well this is my list! I have constructed my list based on the albums I would listen from start to finish. It was hard coming up with an ideal list and I am sure I will modify it...
    HavingFun138 HavingFun138 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    This is always a difficult thing for me to do seeing as I own a small two door car and im 6'5... Very cramped but making outs always fun lol
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    finding mew friends is fun :)
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    I have made a lot of mistakes, as everyone does. But without those mistakes, I never would have learned what I have. Mistakes are more valuable than any victory because they teach...
    lillylolz lillylolz 13-15, F Apr 5

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    Some people say I am hard on myself. Okay, most people say I'm hard on myself. I'm a bit of perfectionist and it grew out of always feeling inadequate to my dad and his wife. But...
    sellybean237 sellybean237 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    You have a past but it’s just that nothing to regret you’ve made mistakes you’ve fell and risen you’ll make mistakes again but you recognize that which is one of many...
    Danielswifeisrighthere Danielswifeisrighthere 18-21, F Mar 29

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    It it interesting to see the reactions of others to my situation. My family, friends, strangers, everyone has an opinion and a strong one at that. I married my hubby for the wrong...
    unexpectedlove15 unexpectedlove15 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Just because I like this..... The Type Sarah Kay If you grow up the type of woman men want to look at, you can let them look at you. But do not mistake eyes for hands. Or...
    BloviatingBuffoon BloviatingBuffoon 70+, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I have made a lot of mistakes towards the one I love and now we are over .. For good. I gave up everything and now it's all thrown away too nothing. Just last night I wanted to...
    Stranglyokay Stranglyokay 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was having dinner with a friend last week, enjoying good conversation and sharing laughs, when out of the blue she asked what was the secret to my constant good cheer. Her...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 19 Responses Mar 22

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    Me and my family have moved house, so my brother and I have to go to a different school. I have made some friends, but I have also made an enemy. Let's just call him X. So X...
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    I would like to pay tribute to a few of my special EP friends. First, I would like to say that you are all special to me, and I am priveledged to have met each of you.  I...
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    He everyone i just want to give a quick testimonial! About 2 months ago I got started with a company and so far in the 2 months I have made $6,414!! Its so simple and if you...
    lkowalski1821 lkowalski1821 22-25, F Mar 19

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    I have made some good friends here, and I've actually met one of them in person. There are other friends here that I'd love to meet. I'm sure I will meet at least one of them...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I smoked pot daily for over 6 years in an attempt to not deal with the trauma that I experience in my life. I lost my job, my friends and my will to even live. Anytime I had a...
    bellafyre bellafyre 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    So this is my first time sharing my experiences online. (I'm sorry for the english but I'm from belgium).. I've had a few experiences in the same place with the same family. So to...
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    Native American Prayer Oh, Great Spirit whose voice I hear in the winds, And whose breath gives life to all the world, Hear me; I am small and weak, I need your strength and...
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