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I Made a Big Mistake

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    I Chose to Blame Others For My Own Problems.

    I made a big mistake with a friend roughly 3 years ago. I was knew this person ever since the 1st grade (I'm in my 20s). We really became close friends freshman year of highschool. She was a confident, sometimes spacey, religious person who had the same interests I did...
    anonyme1 anonyme1 26-30, F Sep 13, 2009

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    Fed Up With Married Life

    hi all think i made a terrible mistake thought i was fed up with being marrid til i lost my husband!i had been with him since i was 14 we had two lovely sons now 22 and 18 i thought i was fed up with being married now i realise how much i miss him and realise how much of a good...
    springbank1 springbank1 36-40 2 Responses Sep 17, 2010

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    I Fell In Love With My Girl Bff

    Hi, Im Bey. I am now 17 years old an in college. My (lesbian) story started when I was in high school. The worst moments that ever happened to me back then revolved around a guy who broke my heart and my best friend (her name is Shelly). We fought with each other and I lost her...
    Iambey Iambey 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2013

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    How Do I Get Through This....

    Hello everyone I'm a 23 year old guy who until about a month ago would say I have a great life. I worked for a retail company where I was an assistant manager. Not only did I love my job, I liked the people I worked with and to put the cherry on top I met my girlfriend, the love...
    1026fergyferg 1026fergyferg 22-25 1 Response Apr 1, 2012

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    Too Big To Fix?

    I'm an avid blogger; I usually write my thoughts and feelings publicly. This one, however, cannot be as "public" as the rest. No one knows who I am, here. No one can point a finger and say "I told you so." Four years ago, I let go of my husband, the man I loved more than anything...
    autumnraven autumnraven 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2011

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    Be Careful What You Wish For.

    I asked God to send me someone to love.   And he said yes.   This was possibly the worst mistake of my life. But I learned a valuable lesson: Never wish, lest you get what you ask for.
    Emptysoul30 Emptysoul30 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 17, 2009

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    Joined The Navy In 1964

    I did it to avoid the draft and i would have been undraftable i know now any way but by doing so it opened the door to my wifes mother finding a new person to spend her life with that hurt both of them and in many ways lead to my wifes death and rape at the hands of others the...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Nov 10, 2011

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    Friends-

    I should have known we were no more than friends but why'd you have to ask so sweetly so silenty with your big brown eyes? I should have said no no we were meant to be nothing more but you looked so handsome in those glasses with the sweater I once said was my favorite Now we...
    waiting8 waiting8 18-21, F Jun 6, 2012

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    Drunken Mess

    I went to my best friend's birthday party last night and didn't really know the people who were having it for him. Well, being the self conscious person I've turned into, I was apprehensive about going anyway. I just wanted everything to go smoothly and at first it did. Until the...
    ThePastBehind ThePastBehind 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 18, 2013

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    Nobody Likes Me

    nobody likes me, and i think they have every reason to. it's because of all the bad things i've done a few years back, all things i wish i had not done. i lost "friends" i was a big *****, honestly. i don't want to get into details believe me, i was just such a stupid person who...
    misssix misssix 13-15 1 Response Aug 16, 2012

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    The Best Policy

    Figured I would give this a shot. I would say this is a recent experience, but it is not. It happened a few month's ago. I am kind of getting over it. Just distracting myself. Anyway enough of that. When it comes to relationships honesty is the best policy. Seems like common...
    ForgottenMale ForgottenMale 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 24, 2010

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    Im crazy inlove with a person

    that I not supposed to love but I did..and everything goes wrong... I was working far from my hometown until I meet a guy and become close to me.we started to date until we didn't expect that I will get pregnant. . I give birth with my son a year ago..and I'm not happy being...
    adette adette 26-30 May 6

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    A Minus Life...

    in my business i have lost everything and have credit about 1.5crore rupees. i'm sure i ll come back and live a better life than my past but these are the hardest and saddest days i'm ever facing. the struggle,the pain,the insults now i'm facing, making me strong enough to face...
    udaypochal udaypochal 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 15, 2012

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    The Worst Mistake I Have Ever Made...

    March 15, 2011. I decided to make a fake account on the internet with a fake name, age, and life story. Biggest mistake of my life. I lost my relationship with God because of it. It was less than a week before I was baptized, and I lost my relationship through sin. I don't know...
    shoot4themoon shoot4themoon 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 24, 2012

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    What should I do?? Today I found out

    that my cousin told my crush about my feelings toward him. And after the school, I ran into him and told him that I was so sorry and that I didn't like him, AT ALL! And I saw his eyes were different, I thought I saw him loosing the sparkle in his eyes, but I don't know. I still...
    ihopetobepretty ihopetobepretty 13-15, F Mar 3

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    How Can I Make People Realize Im Different?

    Im 13 years old and i made a huge mistake this summer! I took a wrong turn and ended up doing drugs, alcohol, and sex. Anyways, Im not going into full detail with it but the sex part is what made everything change! I got Drunk one night and had sex! The guy told everyone at...
    nicolemaidment nicolemaidment 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2011

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    Felt So Bad!

    I was working in London for a few days. The receptionist in the office was pregnant and I noticed her talking to another girl with a little tummy. I said in a breezy fashion "comparing notes then?" The other girl looked at me quizzicallyand said "what do you mean?". I responded...
    toshach toshach 56-60, M Jan 2, 2013

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    Big Time!

    I'm not going to go into great detail about my big mistake. But I will say this. More often than not, I'm trying to owe up to what I did and earn forgiveness.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Oct 1, 2011

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    Az to ?

    i came out to  az, cause, ive bieng gone for a long time  like old indians we come home to die or live our last years with our love ones ,but its not like that ,family here all they do is talk behind yore back ,she said ,he said,others stopped talking to me cause i talk...
    rosacarrillo rosacarrillo 51-55 Aug 25, 2009

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    I Told My Sister I Knew I Had Made A Huge Mistake

    I had a part female circumcision at the doctors I was seeing while still a virgin in 1999 in about the may or june I think from memory and it was so painful but I gave up trying to find a nice young man to loose my virginity to - all the ones I liked didn't like me at college and...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 29, 2011

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    I Broke The Biggest, Most Important Promise...

    And I will never forgive myself... ... and neither will she.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 4, 2009

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    I Wish I Could Take It Back!

    I quit softball today and now I feel like crap. I blew a once in a lifetime chance, a freshman on a varsity team. I felt out of place, I felt like I didn't belong. I wasn't ready for all the hard work that comes along with being on a varsity team. I didn't have any actual friends...
    Justtbeinggmeeee Justtbeinggmeeee 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 1, 2013

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    Should Have Kept My Mouth Shut...

    i told my boyfrined ot deal with things with my aunt on his own, and he did, and he almost got kicked oput :((( and it would have been all my fault :((
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 17, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I didn't know this experience existed and I can't say I thought I would be joining it. It's true though, I really wish I had made more mistakes and that's the perfect way to...
    somniatis somniatis 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Ok so last week I was in France and there is this boy in my form that I thought I liked called Harrison. We got along well and had a ongoing pushing and shoving vendetta 😂 we...
    Cookzie Cookzie 13-15, F Jul 9

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    Well... I really had sort of an incident yesterday. I regret something I did, and way I reacted, in a situation. I am not perfect...probably pretty far from it. It was humbling...
    rockstin87 rockstin87 26-30, M Jul 8

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    Looking back, I can't recall a time I did something I truly regret. Not anything serious, at least. (Skinny-dipping in November notwithstanding.) I have, miraculously, managed to...
    LipstickShield LipstickShield 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I'm Brian and I've made a mistake on this site! I'm not a pedafile!! I've talked to young girls on this site! I'm disabled and lonely!! It won't happen again!!
    bdropkin bdropkin 41-45, M Jul 18

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    This is horrible, but check out the message that I accidentally sent to the wrong friend: Absolutely! Phil skipped work today, so I haven't had a lot of computer time today. Tell...
    fishsweeper fishsweeper 51-55, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It's a stupid mistake. Men will think that I'm stupidest man on earth. My mistake was when I went to the doctor and asked him if can fix my penis. My penis is bending to the left a...
    Arobi Arobi 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Most days it doesn't bother me, most days I can get on with my life and focus on making each day a good one, but the other days? It hits me like a tonne of bricks. Some nights I...
    RebeccaLouise224 RebeccaLouise224 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    basicallyy........................................
    horridlife horridlife 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I love this girl and we were chilling. I told her talk on a chat program for fun and jokes. We were having fun and this guy answer. The girl I like talked for a while and he asked...
    iboyildiz28 iboyildiz28 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    I had unprotected sex. It was my fault and his. I could've stopped him before. He could have asked. Regardless of whose fault it was: I'm sorry. I had to buy Plan B. I hope it...
    Blahshoda Blahshoda 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I need major advice and I need someone who is willing to help me without judging me because I know what I did is wrong... I just don't know what to do about it.
    needadvicee needadvicee 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 14

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    I was married for 28 years to a wonderful man who I kicked out of my life last Oct at first I felt good now I regret it .You see now I am all alone I have no family parents are...
    Karon56 Karon56 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    So i just was told like 2 days ago by this guy i was dating that he doesn't think this will work out which is fine but my ex wanted to talk to me so we met up today at 1 and one...
    WendyDarlin WendyDarlin 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I questioned my girlfriend.
    adav218 adav218 13-15, M Jul 18

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    It's going to be a life long cycle !
    romi777 romi777 31-35, F Jul 18

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    I offered to buy my fiance a ticket (online) to go see Weezer but he said he's going to get the money on his own, but he'll accept the offer if he can't get $200 in time. I have $2...
    WildFlowerChild19 WildFlowerChild19 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've made many mistakes they are the scars that clothe me drugs drinking smoking self harm but I regret nothing these are what shape our future use your mistakes to make the right...
    mellywoo mellywoo 13-15, F Jul 7

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    I worked as a counselor most of my life for very little and sometimes no money at all. I know I've made big differences in peoples lives and have even saved quite a few.
    curtbgood curtbgood 56-60, M Jul 17

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    It's good when you make mistakes because it teaches you a lesson and it's unlikely that you'll make the same mistake again.
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 15 hrs ago

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    Mistakes were meant to be made, if not then how else are we suppose to learn?. I've made a lot of mistakes during a very short time of my life but the fact is i do no regret any of...
    SAVEtheHER0 SAVEtheHER0 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Got 100 bucks. Paid a debt. A debt i was already freed from. Got a credit card. Was told not to buy gear with it. So i spent on an online game. Got 200 bucks...
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 4

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    Mistakes are lessons so I kind of enjoy making mistakes now because with every mistake there is a lesson
    maddieXxx maddieXxx 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I cannot stress enough that you learn absolutely nothing from success. You most definately can only learn from your mistakes. So make him now and again just be aware you've made...
    jason230868 jason230868 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 28

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    A friend of mine was expressing her thoughts, since i keep on waiting for the new things that she brings, n plus i was amused with her intelligent words, i made this stupid mistake...
    9thguy 9thguy 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    I'm done 💊💊💊💊 byeeee I've made to many mistakes and let to many people down 😭😔I get bullied and it's all because of my choices in life 💊💊💊 so yeah...
    Hmmx Hmmx 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Hasn't everyone? But that's the point, isn't it? The only way you'll ever be the best person you can possibly be is to make mistakes and to learn from them, it's the only way to...
    musicislife00 musicislife00 13-15, F