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I Make Mistakes

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    I feel like life takes us on a journey,

    whether a good or bad journey we are supposed to learn from. I have able to put things and people I perspective...until lately. I feel like nothing is working. Not my career, not my marriage, nothing. My children are all I hold onto with dear life. I've started chatting with men...
    Jaimeo Jaimeo 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2013

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    Everyone does, but I feel like I make more

    than everyone else, which makes me upset all the times!
    lonelypeople lonelypeople 22-25, M Jan 15

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    I think everybody does,

    but if it wasn't for making mistakes and falling down. How could anybody learn so they keep their balance in the future? Trial and error.
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21 1 Response Nov 8

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    ...and it seems I keep repeating some of the

    same ones OVER and OVER again. These character defects I have seem to rear their ugly head consistently over time. I think I've improved or changed my behavior, and a few months later- I'm right back in the same stinking mode. It makes me wonder if I'm capable of actually...
    ZigNamaste ZigNamaste 41-45, M Oct 15

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    29wine 29wine 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    Anyone who has never made a mistake,

    had never tried anything new
    imsoshady10 imsoshady10 18-21, M Apr 27

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    I work at a gas station

    and there was a lady that came up one day and started messing with the guy I work with Jacob, and was picking on him and stuff. The next day I see her in a store checking out and she offered me a card to use for points from the store and I thought she had remembered me from the...
    battlefighter battlefighter 18-21, F Jun 23

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    Biggest Mistake

    The biggest mistake is not realizing I have made a mistake because I am being stubborn and obstinant and "right". When that realization hits......it ignites my balloon and incinerates in a flash. Oh that I might recognize my frailties, imperfections and glaringly stupid...
    luvlymi luvlymi 56-60, F Apr 10, 2012

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    I want you back but scared to message

    or call I think you've moved on I make mistakes a lot with the words I chose and lost and confused
    liloutlaw liloutlaw 26-30, M Mar 7

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    Obviously- but lately I've been making a lot of

    them. Most involving love. Everything gets so complicated... it's no longer black and white- but shades of gray. No one even knows about them- and I can hardly admit it to myself.
    tefaire tefaire 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    Everyone Does!

    what's important is that, we learn from them! :)
    chelleychelles chelleychelles 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7, 2008

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    I'm Sorry My Mistakes Have Hurt Others.

    I am dealing the fact that I have done things in my life that were unwise to say the least and sometimes downright hurtful to others. I have a mental illness and sometimes my perceptions are way off. I blamed my mental illness for my behaviors. I blamed my childhood for my...
    rubyetuesday rubyetuesday 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 9, 2012

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    My Little Mistakes That Annoy Me

    I forgot my photo copying documents todayI could not get my BSB straight away and was I madIts just little things that work away at you
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jun 13, 2012

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    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6

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    I Make Mistakes.

    I make mistakes. Everyone makes mistakes, how do you expect to get anywhere in life without mistakes. You learn from your mistakes, and the more you learn, the more you succeed. You start making the right choices, from the mistakes. Everyone makes mistakes, and instead of...
    TawniNichelle TawniNichelle 13-15, F Nov 25, 2011

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    every minute of every day is a choice,

    and I’m petrified to make the wrong one.
    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    When you get irritated with somebody you love,

    you can either ignore them or tell yourself that they don't mean it, cuz nobody is perfect so you just keep going cuz that's love, and you see past that so it puts all the pressure on yourself that you have to be perfect or else that person you love will get upset with you and...
    drbreezzy drbreezzy 18-21, M Oct 19

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    We All Do

    Mistakes are bound to happen no matter how hard we try to avoid them. The best we can do it learn from our mistakes, and try not to repeat them. It's simple as that.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Apr 21, 2012

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    Hey I'm human Mistakes are our greatest

    teachers, they start teaching us from the moment we are born and only stop when we have died.
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    Make Mistakes

    Make mistakes,Do indeed,Only human,We all do it,Make mistakes.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 1 Response Apr 22, 2012

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    Your mistakes is what makes you unique ,

    because no one made the same mistakes
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F Sep 12

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    I hate how I gave her my all.

    My everything. I showed her who I really am. I showed her everything, no matter how bad I thought it was. I gave her all of me. It only hurts now. Now that I know that we weren't meant to be. I hate how I'm never going to get that part of me back. I wish I had it back. But...
    SharkBait96 SharkBait96 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I work a deli job about four to five days a

    week. I get about seven to nine hours of sleep each night. I make at least one pretty noticable mistake every week. One time I accidentally burnt about twelve pies because I forgot how many my coworker put in the oven. I took a cake order and forgot to write down the customer...
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 20

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    I never went back. The first evening was

    so wonderful. It was full of promise, the small room, the wine, it just created a perfect atmosphere. And, I didnt have to choose, really, I could have had it all! But choose I did, and I chose wrong!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 9

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    Hurting the people you care about,

    is something worth beating yourself up over.
    drbreezzy drbreezzy 18-21, M Oct 19

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    I totally just ignored someone tryin to send me

    a message and I didn't mean to!! I'm sorry 😩
    BandsAndNyc BandsAndNyc 18-21, F Oct 22

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    I Have No Ideas

    Each day I try to do something, I break something somehow. Mistake I say, and I think I might learn by them. Yet I do another the next day. Almost the same kind of mistake. I fail at being human or trying to be one. What is a human I ask? I fail my social ways are wrong. I am...
    Barlong Barlong 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2012

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    I just made one and I don't know what to do I'm

    so upset with myself. I don't even know if he wants to talk to me anymore...
    therealsydster therealsydster 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    Cwins165 Cwins165 13-15, M Sep 8

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    I make mistakes because I'm not perfect.

    Everyone makes mistakes because no one is perfect. If you are perfect your not from this planet. People think of others as perfect because that's their idea of a perfect companion. :)
    baconnater3000 baconnater3000 13-15, M Mar 15

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    Too Many To Count

    I wish I could go back and erase some of them but I can''t so I just go on and learn from them.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2009

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    Pretty much everything I do are mistakes,

    and I can't help it. No matter what, to the people that mean the most to me I just mess up.
    therealsydster therealsydster 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?

    v=EHG6DO5relU Music can say more than we can or we dare to ...!
    Lucy005 Lucy005 16-17, F Jun 19

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    “I'm selfish, impatient

    and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.” ― Marilyn Monroe
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Sep 16

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    And It Could Be Just Taken As a Lesson

    but it involved other person that i thought was love of my life it is hard to be aware of how other people could feel about your mistakes.... because it might be easier to forgive than to be forgiven... or are those same things?
    Rovvy Rovvy 22-25 1 Response Dec 17, 2008

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    Actually I make to many mistakes

    and I seem to make a lot more when I follow what believe in but I make less sometimes when I don't listen to what others think and I figure it out on my own
    Wolfy14 Wolfy14 18-21, F 1 Response May 17

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    I know I've made mistakes & I owned up to them.

    I can't change the mistakes I made. I know I made you feel like everything in the relationship we had was **** but I just honestly wasn't ready for one at that time. Every time we talk it's about the relationship we had 2 years ago. I just want the past to be just that the past...
    TParrish TParrish 16-17, F Jun 10

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    People In Glass Houses...well You Get The Point.

    We all make mistakes...I've said things to people, hurt them, and ended up losing them in the end. But for every end there is a new beginning. Can't dwell on the past mistakes.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2010

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    Mistakes Made Me Stronger

    There was this guy, much older, who managed to convince me to do things I otherwise wouldn't have. When I finally had the guts to break it off, I realised what a coward I'd been suffering slowly. I'm now with someone who understands me and most importantly doesn't manipulate me...
    Rainbowquest Rainbowquest 18-21, F 1 Response May 22, 2012

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    My Biggest Mistake of Them All

    Excluding my past addiction, my biggest mistake was after my divorce wanting my children to have a relationship with their father.  I did everything I could for him to spend time with them.    I didn't have a relationship with my father and didn't want my...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 11 Responses Nov 8, 2008

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    Every Day With Her Mistake

    Everybody make mistakes in every single day...but not all the the time we recognaize .....is much simple to put the blames on somebody else.If we learn something after we haved made a mistake...is goood...
    danystanciu danystanciu 31-35, F Mar 28, 2012

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    The Plan Of The Master Weaver

    If we all just knew his plan for us, imagine how much pain could be eliminated.  But I guess with love comes love, joy, and pain. My life is but a weaving Between the Lord and me, I may not choose the colors, He knows what they should be; For he can view the...
    SaulofTarsus SaulofTarsus 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 21, 2010

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    A Huge Misunderstanding

    I moved to a new city with my husband recently...I love it here and all but I have very few friends. I was always use to hanging out and doing stuff with my girlfriends back home. I stumbled onto a website to make some new friends since it is a little hard for me to make new...
    heartshapedcandy heartshapedcandy 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2012

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    Well

    Yeah I do make mistakes..but god bless, I have been given a chance to work on them too! But yeah there are some mistakes that I can only diminish and not eradicate! The past year will always ring in my mind as a haunting memory...
    Floydian Floydian 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 14, 2009

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    I ****** up today. I really hope no one finds

    out. Even if I'm the only one who knows, it still bothers me. Why do I always **** up? Now I just gotta hope this doesn't make me lose my job. I'm sorry. I hate myself. Ughh. **** my life.
    TheQuietOne92 TheQuietOne92 22-25, F 2 Responses May 16

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    Lessons Learned

    As human beings, we are fallible creatures. My belief is that the mistakes we make along the way, will only help us to grow and mature. The important part, of course, is that we learn from those lessons that life has dealt us. None of us are perfect, far from it. I make mistakes...
    angelwings626 angelwings626 41-45, F 12 Responses Jan 26, 2011

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    I've made so many mistakes in this life.

    I very good at helping others make decisions and I'm told I give excellent advice. I just can't seem to do so for myself. So I will continue to barrel down this path thru my life hoping that at some point my perseverance out distances my errors. Sometimes I don't even remember...
    Flutterby9812 Flutterby9812 46-50, F 14 Responses Feb 14

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    Everyone Does

    You just have to accept it. I know, easier said than done. I know it's hard to accept that sometimes, mistakes have to be made. No-one's perfect. But sometimes, you just feel like you have to be, even though that's impossible.
    IamcalledS IamcalledS 18-21, F May 8, 2013

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    Sleep...

    or lack thereof, can definitely cause some cognitive deficits during the day... I find today that I am only able to pull staples... and still that gets to be a burden! lol So, I haven't really made "mistakes" per se, but quite a bit slower than I should be in the last few days...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M Sep 12, 2012

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    Don't you just hate making the same mistakes?

    Like why, didn't you learn the first time lol
    drbreezzy drbreezzy 18-21, M Oct 16

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    29wine 29wine 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 18

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    I made a mistake by loving someone.

    Who can never love me back.
    projecteudoxiee projecteudoxiee 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17