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I Learn Through Trial and Error

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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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    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 22-25, F Nov 29, 2013

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    singing, just like any other skill, can be acquired through trial and error, and of course a ton of practicing. I seriously suck at singing but im looking to get better. practice...
    maddeningvalley15 maddeningvalley15 26-30, T a week ago

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    Yes. I tend to let my thoughts get the best of me. Just like any other human being, I get caught up in a moment of weakness. A weakness that can eventually be self destructive. I...
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    most of the time I feel this. everyone has trials they go thru. some experiences are great, and some are horrid, just like the people they meet in their life. but somedays...
    shyshewolf shyshewolf 70+, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have learned that I come accros as a person that lost the love of his life judging by the things I write and I don't mind people thinking that. I have lost a person I care a...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M Apr 8

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    I am at the moment in life Where I begin to wonder why Did I even bothered to care for you. To think that you are worth the care. You asked for friendship. You asked for help...
    YesIAmAsian YesIAmAsian 18-21 1 Response Apr 10

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    I have been learning Tantra through books, videos and through a Tantrika for a while now. My partner has been studying but has not been putting as much practice into it as I have...
    Joei005 Joei005 46-50, M Apr 3

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    I used to be such a carefree, cheerful child. I used to think that the world was a kind place, i didn't know about the cruelty, i didn't know about all the harmful and mean people...
    lizzxxu lizzxxu 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    It was terrible. It's sad that music kept me alive. Music made my days seem a little less painful. But it was the type of music that made me more sad. Or at least kept me in that...
    Abstrong Abstrong 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I loved learning about this and I definitely want to pass it along. It is how to keep some advertisers from invading your privacy electronically and in the real world. And how you...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    So, I'm new to this community and I never, uhh, tried to stand out in the internet, not even once. See, now I have a problem that haunts me in my sleep and makes me confused all...
    AnAveragePasserby AnAveragePasserby 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I've always done the soul searching thing... On my own not through religion or philosophy. I'm a little more original haha. I want to learn about myself because I know I have...
    cillasavage cillasavage 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I am again watching Home And Family on Hallmark. I love that reality show. Here are some handy tips that were just shown to be tried and true: If you get deoderant on your...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 14

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    Are we really learning new things or are we changing how we look at them or act on them? Examples are easy to find. An easy example would be saying something we all say as we age...
    GWMH GWMH 56-60, M 4 Responses Apr 15

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    I was empty and alone. I felt dead inside, I desperately needed to feel something - anything. I need to erase the tingle of electricity that shot through my body every time you...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 16

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    Sometimes I ask myself what person I would be today if I wouldn't have lived the life I did. I'm grateful for everything I've been through. I struggled often and hard and there...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 23

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    I'm currently learning French through taking an online course since there are no french classes available from where I am. Hope I could find someone here to practice conversing in...
    SofieAnonymous SofieAnonymous 13-15, F a week ago

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    Although it might seem strange to want to learn a rather obscure language, I have been drawn to the Georgian language because of its unique alphabet – and have wanted to learn...
    CompNerd89 CompNerd89 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    The Milonga event took me to a very trendy district in one of the central boroughs of the city. A place that is vibrant and bustling with business, the streets presenting a...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I thought I was inlove with this boy he was perfect when he was sober. We met at work his name was Ryan I broke my rule no dating employees but he was different. We worked...
    Dayday4204 Dayday4204 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I always get these phrases mixed up and it makes me so very frustrated! ::( Get along, go through, get over, move on, get through and so on!!!lol
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 14

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    Sugar withdrawals will be the death of me.. I sincerely challenge anyone to quit sugar, seriously don't think you'll make it! It's strong! You would not believe it, it all started...
    LordoCreativity LordoCreativity 18-21, M Apr 19

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    Aren't we all stronger because of what we've been through? Isn't that the point, from the moment we are birthed; to learn, grow, and improve ourselves based on our experiences? We...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am learning to program in assembly for a week now. I'm making my own software since I'm 11 years old, I've never been pro because I'm learning programming in general and not a...
    bearhacker bearhacker 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Learning new things can be fun. School takes the fun out of it but when you learn what you actually want to learn it feels rewarding in a way. I like learning random facts and I...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Apr 14

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    I have been on a Chinese learning website and learn Chinese on it. I learned it very well thorough this website, so I recommend it to you guys who wanna learn Chinese, who want...
    Sue890 Sue890 18-21, F Apr 14

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    "For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 14 Responses Apr 24

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    I thought I had failed at something important. I set three goals, and failed them all. But these three goals were for a higher purpose. Like steps to putting something together...
    Joshua1325 Joshua1325 26-30, M Apr 6

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    I can only see so much, may I see the world through your eyes?
    HumbleMe HumbleMe 18-21, M Apr 8

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    Making mistakes and meeting the wrong people only made me stronger and more careful. I truly believe that we learn from our mistakes and that's what I've done
    mayyasothman mayyasothman 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    This day was kind of peppered with uncanny events that included: my coconut not breaking fully during my clearing ritual, ...being unable to do the work I had originally planned...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 10

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    yeeeea. I feel like every relationship I had made me grow. The last one was the most severe one. It made me think less. At least it showed me how unnecessary overthinking can be...
    energymustmove energymustmove 18-21, F Apr 18

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    I'm learning French as part of my Language Studies degree. I am a bit of a Francophile and have a great interest in French culture. I will state that I will never date another...
    PinkMacaroon PinkMacaroon 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 19

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    I've taken ASL classes at my community college, and I'm hoping to further my education in American sign language when I transfer. It's interesting for me, because I'm visually...
    OneEyedDaydreamer OneEyedDaydreamer 18-21, F Apr 19

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    ᏣᎳᎩ ᎦᏲᏟᏛ ᎦᏕᎶᏆᎠ. ᎦᎵᏏ ᏃᎴ ᏍᏆᏂ ᏥᏬᏂᎭ. ᎠᎩᏍᏓᏯᎲᏍᎩ ᏥᎨᏳᎭᏛ. I've just finished my first course at...
    wohaliunega wohaliunega 22-25, M Apr 23

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    I am learning to use down time at work. I think that anyone that is truly honest will admit they have down time at work. If you do your job well, you eventually learn to do it...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Apr 23

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    For a while now, I've thought that there was something seriously wrong with me. People have always seen me as a very shy and highly sensitive person. But aside from being shy and...
    alexa021 alexa021 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    the past is the past for a reason.. so learn from it... pick yourself up dust ya shoulders off and dive into the future with your head up and your chest out.. life's what we make...
    nenabee nenabee 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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