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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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    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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    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 22-25, M 6 Responses Feb 20, 2012

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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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    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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    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 26-30, F Aug 25, 2011

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    jeaaane jeaaane 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    More than I can count.

    They all add up after a while
    Error404nameunknown Error404nameunknown 13-15, F Jul 4, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Jun 9, 2013

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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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    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 12 Responses Dec 17, 2011

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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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    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

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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

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 9, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    NOVEMBER09 NOVEMBER09 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 30, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    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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    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 2 days ago

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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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    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 a week 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 2 days ago

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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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    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 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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    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 6 days ago

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