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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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    Sometimes I complain to God. Ok I will admit I complain to God often about one thing or other. I sometimes wonder if I bother him to much with all that goes through my mind. He...
    TheBlessedOne TheBlessedOne 46-50, F 2 Responses 49 mins ago

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    I would love to learn Spanish so I can talk to my South American friends in their tongue. I would also love to learn Japanese beacuse I really like the culture and I also want to...
    Rebelscorpio Rebelscorpio 22-25, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Hopefully, I caught the error before any damage was done.
    pinemutter pinemutter 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    Yesterday, I learned how cruelty works. It tries to bend you. But only if you give in to it. A person can walk away and leave cruelty flapping in the wind. We don't owe it...
    bethsmiles bethsmiles 18-21, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    The Good Guy What makes a man As he squirms~ What builds honesty As lies burn Bridges form Hate brews Sins ignored Pain soothes The stoicism stolen Surpass the soldier What...
    ymfas ymfas 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 18

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    Her face is pale, her hands are shaking. She feels the oxygen making life inside her veins. She's full of life, full of wonder, but her soul is broken. The silhouette of her...
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    Here is a part of an article excerpted from “The Secret of Letting Go” by GUY FINLEY. Self-Correction is Self-Elevation We are a peculiar race of beings. On one hand, each...
    lightislove lightislove 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    I started trying to learn Japanese last year but gave up from 0.00% motivation. I did however write down loads of Kanji and the meanings,and learnt some vocab plus found some great...
    ChasingStardust ChasingStardust 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    This site for me has been both a blessing, and a curse. It's a place where i've met some incredible people, but also a place that has worn me down, piece by piece, heartbreak...
    BeautifullyBroken10x BeautifullyBroken10x 18-21, F 39 Responses 2 days ago

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    I’m learning to love the books we liked Without thinking of you. I’m learning to love the films we liked Without thinking of you. I’m learning to love the music we liked...
    AJM95W AJM95W 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    Indeed, I do. I love science, philosophy, literature and the arts. There isn't a day that goes by that I don't strive to learn something, either intentionally or inadvertently. My...
    Aletheia14 Aletheia14 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    As they say, every day is a day for learning new things! :) Quite recently, I've taken to the hobby of watching a documentary each night and through this hobby I've learned so many...
    LittleMissIntrovert LittleMissIntrovert 16-17, F Nov 18

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    Have you ever wondered how an hour a day can impact yourself and other people? The rewarding experience of volunteering can be best described not by the amount of time you put into...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M Nov 22

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    I am a empath by nature, I can feel, see and attach to peoples emotions, it is a amazing gift, but one thing I did not take into account was that I can actually learn in peoples...
    Auricor Auricor 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    "Sharing" We are all on a journey of self discovery. We may not know it, but each day serves us with a lesson or challenge that helps us move further along our path. We may not be...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    In spring 2013 I stumbled on Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon on youtube and was mesmerized by the Hindi language and so many things about Indian culture. Yes, it's a soap opera, but I...
    jkm52 jkm52 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    2 and a half years with someone who you loved so deeply can end so violently and viciously, I had never expected that. We had our ups and downs and our moments. We hurt each other...
    arjun91 arjun91 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 17

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    I have to admit that I have suicidal ideation and have acted on it several times recently. I don't know if its even suicidal ideation because most of the time it was acted on in...
    stigmafree stigmafree 31-35 Nov 26

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    I wrote this for a friend and wonder how she would feel if she knew it was about her? Define Beauty When asked to define beauty I thought for a moment Closed my eyes And thought...
    slimmmerman slimmmerman 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 29

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    See Through these eyes deeply down a tunnel of miles, walking, experiencing... I have fallen, stuck in the middle of no where, wondering if it will ever be gazed and looked upon...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I've just learned more about myself overall and what my limits are. I've learned my tolerance levels of negativity and what symptoms can do to me. I think depression has helped me...
    SammiSakura SammiSakura 13-15, F Nov 17

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    Life lessons are your growth. I have learned that one must accept their flaws in order to be accepted by others. To also take risks because the outcome could be worth it and no...
    Tattooheartxd Tattooheartxd 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    The holiday season, Thanksgiving in particular, is not an easy time for me. I struggle at this time each year because I lost my Grandfather on Thanksgiving morning some years back...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F Nov 26

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    "Whatever satisfies the soul is truth" Walt Whitman. I just had a visit with an old friend, one I hadn't seen in a month...much too long, really. She and I talked about love...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My abuse from my father. 8 years ago was a dark time for me. My dad would often beat me as punishment for doing stupid stuff. One day I did something really bad and stupid. My...
    WhiteTheKid WhiteTheKid 16-17, M 16 Responses Nov 21

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    Short poem I wrote: 'Thumb war with social anxiety' My open palms trustingly push the dust ridden, french shutters from ajar to open. Tantalizing gusts of winter ambush my...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 22

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    Going through life it's self is a journey of making mistakes and you can always learn from them, remember no mistake is ever wasted. It will teach and make you a much better and...
    skipper596 skipper596 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    We are all beautiful here. We should be here for; to share, see, and  feel our words through our hearts,  to learn from each other, to discuss and laugh; to feel words and be...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    3 shades: Black White & Grey What are the colors of the rainbow? Most eyes see a vibrant world painted by the full color spectrum soaking up the light prisms as they cast...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I can speak two language at the moment and they're English(obviously) and Thai (my native language). In High School, I did take Spanish 1 & 2 and I find it easy to pick up because...
    Anohana Anohana 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    I have learned that it is what scares you the most that you must do in order to attain that which you most desire. And I've learned that only you can find the courage and strength...
    EmotionalNamaste EmotionalNamaste 22-25, F Nov 20

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    Use your mind. Learn the way people use to live and practice them. Yes. this is all about learning myself. this is an opportunity I think when any younger comes in this world he...
    booksworm booksworm 26-30, M Nov 21

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    I like learning new things - being a life long learner. I like to learn. I become what I know - so it is important for me to choose wisely what I will learn. I read over many...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    I am a life long learner. I have many learning goals. Most of them are related to work - currently. I write on EP as a break from my work learning. I also like to learn about my...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Nov 26

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    My third anniversary on EP was in August 2014. I am a bit behind. You know how life keeps you busy. So it is time for me to share what I have learned in this past year. I hope you...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 19 Responses Nov 27

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    In only 3 minutes i learned myself ice-skating when i was only 7, i learned myself algebra, integer. In only 20 minutes, i learned myself learn efficiently and i learned myself to...
    XxPwningN3RD2xX XxPwningN3RD2xX 13-15, M Dec 1

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    Imagine yourself all ready and dressed to grace probably an occasion you have been waiting for.. Suddenly for the dress to be ruined by a bird flying over you ... you got no...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M Nov 18

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    I don't know if I'm stronger, wiser, or even learned anything at all. I think I have; but I try not to assume anything anymore. I've had my own problems like everyone else, I try...
    Maihowl Maihowl 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    So I'm trying to learn Japanese, cuz why not? But every time I launch memrise or tae Kim's grammar guide, my dad decides to blast very charismatic church choir music as loud as...
    oaktheprof oaktheprof 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    I want to learn Louisiana Creole And French. Ive got relatives that speak it and part of my tracing my roots campaign is to learn the language and customs of my ancestors. Plus...
    Gr8nsaw8S Gr8nsaw8S 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    What I've learned about this life so far is that we could only trust ourselves and God. It's become so confusing and frustrating to balance between trusting yourself and others...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    Probability account places should additionally assess the evaluations with all the Foreign cash Fund on the an assortment of offshore banking firms and pin down in regards to quite...
    Darronbanki1 Darronbanki1 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 26