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I Learn Through Trial and Error

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    Time For A New Life

    My siblings and I grew up being spoon fed by our parents. We don't know a single chores and became very dependent on our helpers around the house. Our parents wont even let us out of the house to play with other children, so we only had each other to play with. We had a small...
    thelivingdoll9 thelivingdoll9 18-21, F Nov 29, 2013

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    Try About Anything Once

    I'm ecklectic how am I going to choose an enlightend course if I don't eliminate some options.
    rubyetuesday rubyetuesday 56-60, F Jun 5, 2012

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    Stupid Things I Have Done

    I don't like to read directions or listen to others very often. I just like to do things myself and see what i can learn alone. If something doesn't work then do something different.   First story was when i electricuted myself. When i was a kid i saved up and bought a ps2...
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 7 Responses Sep 23, 2008

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    If I Want To

    stick my finger in a boiling pot of soup. let me do it!I'll get burnt, not you.So its cool.baha
    UnderTheBridge UnderTheBridge 22-25, F Jan 18, 2011

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    We must hurt in order to grow, fail in order to know, and lose in order to gain. Because some lessons in life, are best learned through pain.
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I am looking for help from wives/girlfriends/partners for how to discipline my husband and how to make him become a better husband. He very much wants to learn to become the...
    kclement kclement 46-50, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I have a struggled quite a bit living life. Battling alcoholism, depression, an anxiety disorder and social phobias I have crossed an emotional landscape often painted bleak and...
    ProgressNotPerfection ProgressNotPerfection 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    Sometimes it is hard to see myself as strong, as a survivor. I am not a physical survivor but emotionally I know I have endured and prospered under a lot of terrible circumstances...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Because I have a learning disability my class mates treat me like I'm five and it's really annoying because I just want to be treated like everyone else is :-/
    thequietone1000 thequietone1000 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    A Memorial for Ignorance Standing here by the window pane, A hole to my soul, all filled with rain. Thinking of the way life use to be. Stuck in a loop, thoughts waiting to be...
    Somethingelsetotry Somethingelsetotry 31-35, M Mar 25

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    That silence that was now surrounding us was beautiful. It consumed the air and filled the spaces that had been filled with the stress that had taken up the day before. It...
    MeAndMyMarine MeAndMyMarine 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    my exposure to other people here is priceless and has improved my outlook on things greatly.I've learned not to judge someone by the label assigned to them by themselves or others...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 5 Responses Mar 28

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    My paradox I believe There are no such things As norms,rules or sins In life, we can experience an endless dream without having to face the so called reality to live up to. Life...
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis 18-21, F Apr 11

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    I've learned so many lessons in my life growing up , especially throughout my Love life and as a teenager ; but the most important lesson that i learned is exactly this . Never...
    EmberWazowski EmberWazowski 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    ok. so lets say by the end of the weekend I will stop making posts about how gay richard is. Stopping straight away isnt feasible hes to much of an easy target who is powerless to...
    RichardIsaFFFFaggot RichardIsaFFFFaggot 70+, F 16 hrs ago

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    I am stronger because I have been through a lot with my dad. I'm sure many people say this but I say it especially because he was/is a United States Marine. It's very hard somedays...
    Alabama780 Alabama780 18-21, M Mar 31

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    I've only been on EP for three days, and it's already helping me with my ongoing battle with depression. Or rather, it's helping me to help myself. I'm the kind of person who...
    xeian xeian 26-30, F a week ago

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    I have always heard; being in the moment is rewarding. However, there are few times, I actually am "in the moment." Overall, I have had a great life - I am in college, have good...
    DeMarcusKinkle DeMarcusKinkle 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I met someone about 4 months ago. I was single for almost two years. I dated someone for about 7. It was intense and unhealthy, and although I have moved on,I wont lie sometimes...
    allthebeautifulthings allthebeautifulthings 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I've decided couple of months ago that I definitely need tattoo. I felt really misserable back then (due to personal / school issues) and this idea just came to my mind (just do...
    ChallengerQo ChallengerQo 18-21, M Apr 5

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    Man people always say this phrase "I am going through he'll in my life" so often but really to be honest I can really say that about me. As of right now my mom has cancer, I...
    Colpaige Colpaige 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    If I look back at my life I do break down a lot but it's made me a stronger believer and a strong person n now when I look back I think I can understand a lot more then before and...
    RaniFkayy RaniFkayy 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    I've always been insightful, having spent much of my youth chronically trapped in my overly analytic mind. Through the years I began to manifest this introspective process outwards...
    danii92 danii92 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    We built a life together and when it ended, I lost everything. He went on living life. Made me realize he never loved me at all. That the eight years we spent together meant...
    Angela1989 Angela1989 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Message in a Bottle Part Two The bottle felt strange, rolling in the gritty sand if foreign shores. By now it had gained a growing sense of something within itself. A message. An...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 7

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    It had been over four years since I’d stepped out on that branch him. I remember it well - I thought my footing was sure. I placed one foot there – it felt secure enough...
    LadyBronte LadyBronte 46-50, F 7 Responses Apr 7

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    I'm studying before going to into work. Has anyone ever felt their brain begin to tingle when in contact with knowledge? You could be sitting in class, a lecture, watching a...
    magcracken13 magcracken13 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I am a tom boy kinda girl.. but so what!! i love myself now n don't care what others think of me.. i love to try out new things ...so what if others don't like it. i love to deal...
    90colors 90colors 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Growing up I could never connect with God. Probably because whenever I prayed I'd always ask for a nice car when I grew up, or something like that. Though there were times when I...
    LightinDarkness8 LightinDarkness8 26-30 Mar 23

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    I am a poet, nothing more to say about me, livin life, bein bad, runnin wild, crazy and free. Everything i go through big or small, i write in a small black journal laying on my...
    peabophile peabophile 18-21, M Apr 7

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    My Japanese learning stemmed from my love for anime and wanting to watch it without subtitles. The more I learned Japanese and the culture behind the language the more interested...
    Kingme1234 Kingme1234 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I know a few signs. But I'm not sure in what language. The love sign, is the same American/English/French. But others aren't. I grabbed a few things, but very little, just watching...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F Mar 29

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    Hola mis amigos! I actually learn French at school so I decided to practice my French on www.duolingo.com. It offers many European languages to learn like French, Spanish...
    azngirl123 azngirl123 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Apart from my first language i.e Spanish, I can speak English and little of French. Since my love for world cinema, I watch a lot of foreign language movies and get fascinated by...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F Mar 24

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    I think lessons are really learned and understood better when you make a mistake and feel its full consequences. If you get away with bad things you learn nothing. If you feel and...
    SmashedUpSanity SmashedUpSanity 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Honestly, I think the most learning I could get right now would not come from any kind of book, nor any school or teacher. I've had more than enough advice on how I *should* live...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    If someone keeps ignoring your messages, takes weeks to reply or just stops talking mid conversation almost every time you talk, you would have to be an idiot to go back for more...
    SmashedUpSanity SmashedUpSanity 26-30, F Mar 23

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    I don't think I will ever grow tired of learning or being a student. Of course, eventually I want to receive my university degree and pursue the career I am working towards, but...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 22-25, F Mar 25

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    Dear One who sits inside my head, I let you in, willingly, needy. It pleased me to have you there, and it pleased you to have your seat. You snuck in many alleyways in my head...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Alright Im done. Lets see if you have learnt to fvck off yet. Im going to keep hitting you over the head with a big stick until you do.
    RichardIsaFFFFaggot RichardIsaFFFFaggot 70+, F Mar 27

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    I want to know how to play guitar right now, RIGHT NOW haha i don't want to learn it is hard. i practice from time to time but that is not enough i really really want to learn and...
    SAVEtheHER0 SAVEtheHER0 16-17, F Mar 29

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    Have a dictionary app on my phone with words of the day an thousands of others to look through. It also has, I think, weekly articles that tell origins of words from time to time...
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F Apr 3

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    Hello this is something interesting I read up on, with the computer. It's about Astrology and star alignment in the natal chart. I took my signs and the ones I knew were most...
    happyeel happyeel 22-25, M Apr 4

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    Can You Pronounce All These Words Correctly? Dearest creature in creation, Study English pronunciation. I will teach you in my verse Sounds like corpse, corps, horse, and worse...
    MSeigler MSeigler 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I decided that I'd teach myself how to play the guitar a little over a year ago and have found it fun, challenging, and therapeutic at times. I just zone out and focus on making my...
    mcicero5 mcicero5 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I find it really, really hard to learn to drive and it's becoming a huge issue, emotionally and financially. I have been learning to drive since January 2013 and I have had to...
    ladysatine ladysatine 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    There was once a stonecutter who was dissatisfied with himself and with his position in life. One day, he passed a wealthy merchant's house and through the open gateway saw many...
    ksnit ksnit 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    I got put into the special education program at my school because I have a learning disability. I cant understand math's, graphs, and anything to do with numbers. I've always...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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    I mean i guess you learn something from every single person you share your life with, even if you learn with the hard way. I learned that i have to love myself and i deserve a...
    FunnyEnglish FunnyEnglish 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 12

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    I'm fluent in English, but my first language is Swedish since I was born and raised there till I was 9. I'm starting high school after the summer, so I can finally start taking a...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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