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I Repeat Mistakes

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    I'm Not So Sure It Was A Mistake, Just Who I Made It With.

    Well it's true. No rule is absolute.. So where is you oh dear one that will let me break the rules and still love me and be true to me?
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Jan 23, 2013

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    I Thought We Were Supposed to Learn?

    simple, i choose the wrong men all the time. They're either drug abuser, simply abusers, or cheaters.   must be my perfume...........:S
    prettyinpink prettyinpink 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2008

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    Tandum Shackles

    Life is a circle...I don't think mistakes were intended to be repeated as part of the that everlasting cycle.  The idea is that we make a mistake and then we learn from that mistake but it seems that if the mistake is dressed in a different set of clothes it can be...
    blessedmovers blessedmovers 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 1, 2008

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    Trust to Easy

    Trust people to easy. I am learning to be more careful .It's a painful process! Trying to let the hurt go! I forgive and move on! Can never completely trust someone ..that was not truthful ....when you are first getting to know them .I am learning ..being more careful...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 19, 2009

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    Working On It.

    I am working on it. I don't want to repeat my mistakes again and again. Some of my mistakes are like this . I talk a lot. I need to stop talking. It is just that I cannot bear silence. I feel very awkward when I am with people and there is nothing to talk about. I will start...
    thelonerambler thelonerambler 26-30 Nov 26, 2013

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    Wtf

     i do this a lot, it just has to do with how i am. i tease people and dont really think in the process. secrets they have told me are revealed, big or small sometimes. in result i end up losing people's trust. when i was little secrets were too juicy and i ended up telling...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 19, 2009

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    I Repeat My Eating Disorder...

    I have been suffering from an eating disorder on and off for over 3 years now... I have times where it's really bad and I feel very lost, but I learn how to deal in other ways and it goes away for a while. For example for the past 3 months I felt like I didn't have a...
    XxAngelusxX XxAngelusxX 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    We've made a lot of mistakes in our lives. But I believe through those mistakes we learn. Next time, we'll know what we have to do. That way, we'll not repeat the same mistakes...
    sui123 sui123 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I hope that in this year to come you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself...
    Macy24 Macy24 22-25, F Dec 30, 2014

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    I like to tell myself that everyone makes mistakes. That it's okay to make mistakes as long as you learn from them and don't make the same mistake twice. Yet, as I think back of...
    IzBroken IzBroken 22-25, M Jan 14

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    I feel like mistakes aren't inherently a bad thing. We had a group discussion about this in a college class of mine and everybody admitted to have made some mistakes in their life...
    ringo51 ringo51 22-25, M Dec 27, 2014

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    We strive so hard to be perfect in this world.. To not make a mistake, to not say anything wrong or get left out. But is that really what we will be remembered for? For being...
    ThisIsNickers ThisIsNickers 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    I've made both minor & major mistakes, but who hasn't? I really need to stop letting my stupid mistakes define me.
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    It's no fun to be reminded of the mistakes we make in life, but if we can look back on those mistakes and realize we have learned from them then it's easier to forgive ourselves.
    WayfaringStranger WayfaringStranger 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    i am proud to be member of this group because only very few in this world have those quality above. Like I already said sorry to one friend here in my story on the title I am...
    psycruler psycruler 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 15

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    Wow i literally made tons of mistakes. Ive been kicked out of school ive been in rehab for alcohol abuse ive been a cocaine abuser and a md abuser too. There was one year i smoked...
    bonicora bonicora 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    because, nobody's perfect in this world. We people made many mistakes in our life because our life has no enjoyment if we don't experience the roller coaster life, sometimes we're...
    vicegander vicegander 13-15, F Dec 27, 2014

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    "It is easier said than done." Is what a majority of people say whenever they are told to learn from their mistakes and move on. I say, if you change the way you think by accepting...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I sometimes wonder, how can I be so stupid! I've let go of who I am, and all that I love simply out of anger and happiness mixed. I could slap myself. I could kick my own ***. The...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I screwed up big this time. I was bored and feeling rejected by my husband. I was so depressed and lost. I started chatting with a guy I met on a site. nothing naughty. just...
    regalshewolf regalshewolf 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    Yesterday my younger daughter broke on of our more important and expensive glasses accidently. I could tell that she felt gulity and after a while she finally confest me what...
    Nickgermany Nickgermany 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Yes I have and I might in the future and who doesn't and if you think you haven't made mistakes well the future is up ahead for u
    1LifeNlove 1LifeNlove 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    I have no shame in my past what so ever. Mistakes help me learn and do better for myself now and in the future. And I do not regret anything I've done because at that moment it was...
    Tristag8 Tristag8 16-17, F Jan 16

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    As most of my friends on here already know,I'm a happily married man. I've made no claims otherwise to anyone on this site,and I think that was made clear in my profile. I'm a...
    extant1 extant1 51-55, M 9 Responses Jan 17

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    Ive made a lot of mistakes in my life but nothing that i havent learned from to make me a better person
    shona1967 shona1967 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    it took 3 years and too many mistakes, but don't you hate it when people still judge you for who you were before? i'm not the same arrogant douche i was. but actions mean more than...
    Aryamay Aryamay 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Sometimes I feel like I do everything wrong. Like all I do is make mistakes. All I do is try to do things right. I don't expect to be perfect just okay.
    crimsonrosebud crimsonrosebud 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I end up feeling I wish I were gone over small mistakes or large. I can't get over them.
    Salze Salze 56-60, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    The most recent mistake that has completely ruined my life is telling my best friend that I loved her. I feel like our relationship is really strained now and it's hard to be...
    lizzieso815 lizzieso815 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    i made a mistake in life,being in a complicated relationship. it lead me to heartache,disappointment,pain and now im suffering. i dont know how can i start over again..
    annettesan annettesan 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Mine, as with so many others, had to do with handling money. Luckily, I was able to start again, and learn from the experience.
    Johnk60 Johnk60 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    my past really disturbs me... I don't know how to let it out.. :(
    ksandra24 ksandra24 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    Because if i woulden't have any i would be a computer !
    bestimmung bestimmung 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    It's really been eating at me lately and I'm scared I'm going to go back down that same path. I'm not proud of who I was and what I did but part of me longs for the pain.
    Emmy182 Emmy182 13-15, F Jan 5

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    Sorry I have to rant. My mistake was letting my personal problems, one was my eating disorder (the rest I'd rather not mention) and because I was surrounded by unhappiness it...
    rcmh171822 rcmh171822 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    I made a mistake and my mom found out and she still holds it over me awesome I'm tired of this bull **** I'm not perfect really i wish i wasn't even here fml
    Millerbabe17 Millerbabe17 16-17, F Jan 7

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    You are my favourite mistake...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    Thinking if i have done it differently would i not been this hurt right now? I wish i could turn back time to correct the things that i've done.
    hopefaithlove84 hopefaithlove84 31-35, F Jan 10

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    Liking a committed man is one of the worst scenarios in love. Another lucky girl has his heart and there's no way he can make that sacrifice for you. You either go after him and...
    amunok amunok 18-21, F Jan 10

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    When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather...
    tiya78 tiya78 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    You don't have to wait for an apology to forgive. Life gets much easier when you learn to accept all the apologies you never got. The key is to be thankful for every experience...
    Cheshirea Cheshirea 18-21, F Jan 13

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    and yep, I'd do most of em again!!!!!
    extant1 extant1 51-55, M 5 Responses Jan 14

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    Accepting brings you closer to learning from them and moving on
    ElissaAcosta ElissaAcosta 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
    tiya78 tiya78 26-30, F Jan 17

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    Lost and found and lost again Wondering how to right the sin I had it, I swear I had it. Right in my hands. But it turned to dust and all I could do is watch as it slipped through...
    rustyskills rustyskills 41-45, M a week ago

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    Blisters. I shouldn't wear that Nike shoes at the first place. Stupid me.
    Cheshirea Cheshirea 18-21, F 6 days ago

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