Post

I Still Continue Learning, Even After All My Mistakes

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 210 People

    We Learn From Our Mistakes

    ....at least we should do. Life is about growth, gaining wisdom and insight. The trick is not to dwell on your mistakes, but learn from them.     Mizz
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 14, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Education In Errors

    Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it. George SantayanaWith each new day that comes, I find that those words are ever so true. With the passage of time, I have found that whatever mistakes I make, I am satisfied with the result enough to not repeat them...
    PrecariousMe PrecariousMe 31-35, F Nov 28, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It's Ok

    I may be incorrect In what I say But I know that it is ok Because I learn from Every mistake From every blooper That I make
    Naliruns Naliruns 18-21, F Feb 7, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Repeating Mistakes

    The one thing we do more often then not is repeating mistakes.  Mistakes we made & got burned severely from it.  Most people are intelligent . Consequences can be terrible. We've paid the price & do it over  again.   Human nature is a mystery...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 3 Responses Mar 14, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    False Beliefs

    I was raised in the Mormon faith and told never to question scriptures and the words, wisdom of the Elders. Now that I have become free of their influences and broken out of the cage that they had me in since birth I am free to truly learn what life is about and to look back at...
    ScottShaw ScottShaw 26-30, M 1 Response May 3, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Learning

    Learning,Despite my mistakes,Still at it,Always trying,Never giving up,But marching on.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Dec 2, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Lather Rinse Repeat

    I try to reflect on my mistakes and learn from them. Afterward I might make the same mistakes again, but at least I make them in a different way :p
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 11, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Still Have Many Things To Learn

    I sometimes think over the mistakes ive made and i still learn so much form it . I as they say i take my own invintorie or sweep my back porch as they say . think over lots of things ive done and i learn so much about myself how ive grown how much ive learned . i do my best...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F Apr 10, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It's All About Self Love

    I made the mistake of chasing after a gentleman, whom I thought I would marry. We were friends for three years, and I gradually fell for him. Even after he said that he didn't want a relationship, I still wanted him romantically. He valued our friendship and eventually, we mixed...
    AquarianEP AquarianEP 26-30, F May 24, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I have a friend whose daughter was born with a learning disability. Compounding this was the fact her daughter was left-handed and she was right-handed. When it was time to go to...
    minimeowz minimeowz 61-65, F 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Love never chanqes... it just rearranges..<3 The Worst Thing In Life Is To See Someone You Love, Love Someone Else How can you mean nothing to someone who means everything to...
    vg1403 vg1403 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If I tell anyone I know that I pretty much always feel lonely, I'll probably be smacked in the face and get called dramatic. I just moved to a new city recently, so I guess now I...
    0hman 0hman 16-17, F Jul 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's been 30 years and 11 months since I first saw your face, I remember I said 'Hello', and then we ended up back at your place. From that night to this very day, no one else...
    bob125125 bob125125 26-30, M Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    2 years ago I tried to commit suicide and failed... I am still alive yet after all this time... I really only regret staying alive. That's it really, I regret not dying all that...
    SinisterShadow SinisterShadow 18-21, M Jun 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Even though it was over 2 years ago, and I have another man that I love very much, I still think about my first love all the time. He was emotionally and physically abusive but I...
    Kaylamarie9413 Kaylamarie9413 16-17, F Jul 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have very few reasons to be positive, generally. I have yet to reach milestones that I crave so hard to reach. And I keep trudging. I still bash myself, I still say negative...
    unknownfamiliar unknownfamiliar 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really hate this feeling. You know this person hurt you and yet you still have feelings for them. Logic tells you to get over it they're not worth it. Yet your heart keeps...
    Moreau Moreau 22-25, F Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've texted her even when i knew she won't reply, i still text her now even though i know she blocked me...I still think of her, look at her ig, smile when i see pics of her cute...
    Rraj619 Rraj619 16-17, M Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Where's the perfect place to hide? In the middle of a crowded room. I can be in a sea of people and yet I'll still feel lonely. Sometimes, even though I'm surrounded by friends- I...
    cecimaldonado cecimaldonado 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Its 12 midnight and all im thinking its about her, what could she be doing, is she okay? Is she doing the right things, how is he better than me, its been a year since i lost her...
    mcalderon89 mcalderon89 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know where to begin.... My Mum and Dad were only 19 when they had me. They broke up when I was very young, but they were still civil for my sake. I lived with My Mum but...
    TheUnpredictable9 TheUnpredictable9 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    “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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am a ski racer ( downhill ski racing like you have probably seen on the olympics) . I like many ski racers spend their summers at Mt.Hood, Oregon. In 2009 I was a happy and...
    Snowtiger4 Snowtiger4 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My Dearest Virginia, I realize that as I write this that the possibility of your ever reading it is virtually non-existent. Though I only knew you for a few short years when we...
    memdump memdump 70+, M Jul 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel very, very hypocritical posting this because I joined EP when I was fifteen. Of course, EP is a lot different now. When I joined, I wanted to be on EP for venting and as a...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I been in a realtionship with my bf who is now my ex for 2 1/2 years off and on, it just ended for good and i kicked him out of my life. I honestly don't want to relive the past...
    Soups Soups 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's about time I respect myself. I keep repeating my past mistakes and it's idiotic of me. I'm worth more than I think. It's about time I start acting like it!
    xoxokendyl xoxokendyl 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yer I know right! After it's designed for people who are built for such conditions, in such an extraordinary planet.
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Not in school stuff but valued traits like leadership & loyalty. I love learning about how too connect with people and how to be an amazing gf or just to get guys easily. I love...
    jketdancer jketdancer 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I thought i knew who the right guy was i thought that i was the only girl in his world. I guess i was wrong. I started going out with this guy in November of 2013 and i was the...
    verox3 verox3 13-15, F Jul 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well it's all started when he randomly snap chatted me one day. I didn't know who he was but in the photo he looked cute so I replied. We continued sending pictures and talking and...
    imtoomuch imtoomuch 13-15, F Jul 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been trying to teach myself how to play for the past 7 years and still have a long way to go before I can fulfill one of my life's goals to become part of a band. Would like...
    kchondo90 kchondo90 22-25, M Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm beginning to think that I put my relationships in a box. I also put men in a box. Just like men think women are gold diggers who only care if a man has a job or could provide...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just want to know what causes a huge genetic variation on the level I am about to place on table. I figured out that as much as I looked alike my parents I was just about, on the...
    Somethingweird01 Somethingweird01 22-25, M Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I started learning guitar when I was in primary school and I became quite good at it for my age. I was getting lessons from my music teacher and trying my hardest at it because I...
    Isabella295 Isabella295 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am currently 14, When I was about four I lost my mom in a vicious custody battle. I lived with my dad and did not see my mom at all. I met my grandparents a while before i lost...
    RayneZ RayneZ 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have my life as before and after 1991.Before I was conservative ,I liked Rush Limbaugh, was sexist ,racist, mean and would fight verbally and some times physically. I was also...
    tom67890 tom67890 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Keep on learning. Keep enriching yourself. There was a movie about a class of kids that would not learn and study. Across from their class room there was a class filled with...
    Alicehath Alicehath 56-60, F Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I like this guy he's really nice and sweet and he would make my heart flutter at the littlest of things he would say sweet things like "even when times get rough you would still be...
    IntegraBlackwell IntegraBlackwell 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I met this girl when I was 12..I was too young to understand what is love.she was 17..I remember clearly how beautiful her back was and the way she walks. I never seen anthing...
    9thguy 9thguy 26-30, M 7 Responses Jul 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have Pimsleur and Rosetta Stone for Korean. I also have Pimsleur for Japanese, but I'm not going to start that until I am fluent in Korean. My father was multi-lingual, speaking...
    Kryzta Kryzta 26-30, F Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Before Kindergarten I always sang oldies because my parents would listen to them all the time. Throughout elementary I liked the newest hip hop, pop, R&B releases just like the...
    Kn0wDreamin9 Kn0wDreamin9 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am learning how to love. There are a few people in my life that I really, REALLY don't get along with. They have crossed some lines and really ticked me off, and all their...
    Anticloud Anticloud 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Is anyone here lgbt and how do they think it makes it harder to meet people? I feel like being lesbian AND having a learning disability make it harder then like even having a ld...
    thewolfinme thewolfinme 18-21, F Jul 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Who am i? It's me but who am I suppose to be? Why am I on this planet? What is my role? What am I suppose to do? I always think about those questions but then i think to myself...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am stronger because of all I've been through... I was 16 when everything happened. It all seemed to snowball honestly. I had been home sick with the flu. I was staying at my...
    Ginnty Ginnty 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Once their was a little boy. He grew up in a house with his Daddy and his Mummy and his sisters. One day the little boy saw the truth, when he was about six. He watched as his...
    TorchwoodBoy TorchwoodBoy 18-21, M Jul 21