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I Learned A Lesson

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    Major Lesson Learned

    What I have learned from my whole life in general, but mainly the last 7 years dealing with a mental illness called schizophrenia, is that God is faithful and his compassion never ends. We may get upset and say mean cruel things to him because of the suffering, yet his love never...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 2, 2012

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    Trade Of Life

    After I left using twitter to give time to my studies I am doing good in studies, even though I go to facebook which I can’t deactivate due to university group works, but it was not as addictive as twitter, and my performance has improved very much after quitting twitter, but...
    friendsseeker friendsseeker 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 6, 2013

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    This is on a bus back from camp.

    I’m thirteen and so are you. Before I left for camp I imagined it would be me and three or four other dudes I hadn’t met yet, running around all summer, getting into trouble. It turned out it would be me and just one girl. That’s you. And we’re still at camp as long as...
    TheNewWolf TheNewWolf 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 10, 2013

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    What I Learned A Few Days Ago

    Few days ago we were in a youth conference , a motivational speaker came and divided all audience in two groups, he told our group to tell our one achievement to the members of other group and they would give us star on a paper if they liked it, he told us to get maximum number...
    friendsseeker friendsseeker 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 5, 2013

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    Just Because

    I learned that just because something is enjoyable and fun, doesn't mean it's the best thing for you. I always used to think that experimenting with drugs wouldn't have any negative effects on me but i was wrong and learned my lesson.
    misternobrain misternobrain 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 6, 2011

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    Learning A Valuable Lesson

    When things go wrong, people love to say that it doesn't matter because at least you've learned a valuable lesson in life. To be honest there are many lessons about human nature that I wish I had never learned. Am I the only one to feel that way? Are all lessons good ones? I don...
    MaxineR MaxineR 36-40, F Aug 24, 2012

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    I learned to open my mouth

    and ask for what I want/need so there is no confusion.
    ConfidentLee ConfidentLee 18-21, F Apr 18

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    Visit Your Garden

    A lovely email from nieces.  I didn't even know I had a garden!   Come to the garden alone, while the dew is still on the roses...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 27, 2010

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    Evanescence

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yx54FenVFyU
    sharpTresHombre sharpTresHombre 41-45, M Aug 7, 2013

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    From My Dad.

    When i was young my dad would go balistic over really small things us kids would do, I remember wetting the bed one time which was normal for a kid like me lol and he just went off his nut. When I would leave his tools out over night hed go crazy for that too and not bother to...
    PrincePolo PrincePolo 26-30, M Jun 4, 2012

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    i learned a lesson not to focus my time ,

    emotions ,energy in to a person who doesnt even care if i am alive or dead. i will never express my love from now to any person unless they care for me in return . and i will not consider anyone as a friend unless they want to be my friend. i will not express my love unless...
    lifetriangle lifetriangle 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    Big Rocks

    I didn't write this.  But I share it because I believe I learned from it.  Now I look to deal first with the big rocks in my life, and try not to sweat the small stuff. Big Rocks --------- One day an expert in time management was speaking to a group of business...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 5, 2010

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    With Not So Deep Thoughts (to Take Mine More Seriously!) Lol

    Should vegetarians eat animal crackers? If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you. The pen is mightier than the sword -- if the sword is very small and the pen is real sharp. If  you throw a cat out a car window, does it become kitty litter? I didn't fight my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 5, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    One soul in one body . One heart . One feeling . That's me I've came from along journey of life till this day . One by one & each person that I met or talked to . Everyone I...
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M a week ago

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    I have learned and taught myself to never get my hopes up because I get disappointed every time
    findasilverlining33 findasilverlining33 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    Learned my lesson when I let someone in. I just want things to go back to how they were. Its hard though, you get used to having someone. I think Im almost back to the way I was...
    ButencioX ButencioX 18-21, M Jul 5

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    I just saw the movie the faults in our stars ..... What a great lesson of life!!!
    womanonly womanonly 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I have learned to take everything day by day. Nothing is ever going to be perfect. I have learned that your family is the most important thing. I have learned, nothing is better...
    OwnWhoYouAre OwnWhoYouAre 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So everything I've been through is for my Lesson.. I will be more careful ..
    PoHser PoHser 16-17, M Jul 2

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    “23 Painfully True Lessons You Learn By Age 23 1. You are not your failures or rejections. You are not the boy who couldn’t love you, the job you couldn’t get, the school who...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    When I first arrived in Ibiza it was very difficult for anyone to get to know me. I was afraid to smile and socialize because I cared too much about what other people thought. I...
    Badtimanonymous Badtimanonymous 31-35, M Jul 6

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    It is never too late, they say. But maybe harder and easier in certain ways, as time passes. The horror of it had not really gone anywhere. But atleast I was older and more...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jul 12

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    Today I learned and did for the first time,(twice), longboarding down a parkade I FINALY pulled off two high speed drifts thru two full corner turns!
    Sandalfoot Sandalfoot 46-50, M Jun 28

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    I've learned that it is important to fill your life with happiness and support the people you love because somewhere, we know, it will get better. Even if that day is far to come...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 8

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    Writing a diary is too risky, so I’ve decided to make a blog. I am not actually that good in writing essays but when I do, I always have a lot of things to say. It was this...
    kurinatot kurinatot 18-21, F Jul 14

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    The thing that i've learned is that you will never forget your first true love.. Its like the first girl that the universe made for you a.k.a ''Soulmate'' and it went wrong , i...
    LuisPT LuisPT 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    When I was 10 I learned to play with myself And once I got it done I did it off and on for hours after that day I did it almost every night when I was suppose to be asleep
    msjayy msjayy 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Count by threes as high as you can and when you lose count go again. Do not stop, do not pause, focus completely on counting. It is hard enough that you have to think about it...
    Dollcheeks Dollcheeks 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    When wearing short skirts/dresses ALWAYS take into account how windy it is and if your dress/skirt can cover you. People have smartphones and when they're at a red light and you're...
    rerow rerow 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    you fi careful A di people yuh know Caz nuff a dem nuh real, dem a foe You fi careful A di places yuh go Be careful a di faces you know You fi careful A di friends weh you keep...
    ladyebugg ladyebugg 18-21, F Jul 12

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    Well don't go to lousiaianna that place is a **** hole and their jails sucks
    idkAndrew idkAndrew 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    Better safe than sorry: If you have tons of important files on an old unpredictable laptop and can't afford a new one yet. Save your stuff on an external hard drive before you...
    rerow rerow 18-21, F Jul 14

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    I've been talked down and hurt by members of my own family, friends, and people who are not what I would call sociable. A long time ago I use to call these people hurtful things...
    DavidRHall1996 DavidRHall1996 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    "The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot." Michael-Altshuler
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F Jul 11

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    We all go through difficult situations that shape us and change how we view the world and ourselves. It is up to us to not become bitter when we hit a brick wall and are forced to...
    bestillandknow1 bestillandknow1 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    Elvis Presley, Richard Petty, Budweiser, and Michael Jackson all call Chuck Norris "The King".
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Santa can see you when you're sleeping...Chuck Norris can see and hear you every second, minute and hour each day.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    That sleeping with your best friend does NOT make you closer. It ruins everything.
    hannahanon hannahanon 16-17, F Jun 25

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    That trying to stop your mothers alcoholism gets you disowned by your whole family...
    lostsoul4888 lostsoul4888 18-21, F Jun 25

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    TIL that in 1959 nine Russian hikers died under mysterious circumstances, leaving apparently mutilated corpses behind ... and the next to last photo in a camera in their possession...
    AldousHuxtable AldousHuxtable 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    TIL that Russians were a historically genocidal people ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_conquest_of_Siberia
    AldousHuxtable AldousHuxtable 41-45, M Jun 27

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    My grandma died last Tuesday and my dad told me over Facebook (i don't see him) he couldn't even phone and he wouldn't tell me unless I asked.. I was closer to her than anyone else...
    emma760 emma760 16-17, F Jun 27

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    Without my shadow...or without looking in the mirror just to remember who she was! Sometimes it's a blessing that I see her...sometimes it's pure hell...that I see only me!
    invisible2most invisible2most 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    TIL that history might be repeating itself ... I recall in the heady optimism of the original Atomic Era even Frank Lloyd Wright's planned mile-high Illinois skycraper was to have...
    AldousHuxtable AldousHuxtable 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    We reserve the right not to be impressed with the usual. Rob Hill is the man.
    chloejune chloejune 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Lol jk I wish I can learn the art of letting go :/
    depressedandana depressedandana 13-15, F Jun 29

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    The easiest thing in life to do right now. It used to take me some blood and tears to let go, but now... It's as simple as focusing your thoughts to what YOU deserve in life...
    lovetilyouhate lovetilyouhate 22-25, F Jun 30

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    TIL that in the past, rather than being a consequence of asthma, smoking was touted as a ... ahem .... treatment for the aforesaid ... http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles...
    AldousHuxtable AldousHuxtable 41-45, M Jul 4

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