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I Still Continue Learning, Even After All My Mistakes

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    Learning

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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    I don't I have realized after I divorced him it's taken me a while to see the forest threw the trees so to speak he was manipulating if it wasn't all about him he was angry upset...
    kimy51 kimy51 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    Its been two years, and we truly have not stopped loving each other. I'm lucky tho l, cause he wants me back. He made me wait two horrible years for him to say it, but he still...
    AlicebeneyisSilvereyes AlicebeneyisSilvereyes 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Some says time will heal the wound, why am i still feeling the same even after years had gone by? My love for him still as strong as ever, it makes me cry a bucket whenever i think...
    NamiNasz NamiNasz 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I'm 27 going on 28 by end of this year. I'm still living with my parents and a younger sister whose life seems to go so much better than mine,... she has a stable job that keeps...
    DontreallyknowwhoIam DontreallyknowwhoIam 26-30, F Mar 21

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    I don't think I will ever grow tired of learning or being a student. Of course, eventually I want to receive my university degree and pursue the career I am working towards, but...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 22-25, F Mar 25

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    I have honestly considered this move for some time now, several years in fact. I have looked at all other possibilities and have even tried to resolve differences with them...
    Fall3nD011 Fall3nD011 22-25 Mar 31

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    When something good comes along, I don't recognize it, so I push it away. And I run after all of the bad things that I shouldn't be going after. It's frustrating. But I'm slowly...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have so much going on, and so much troubling me. All the mess has just pretty much ruined almost every aspect of my life, and my failure trials at helping myself have just made...
    Soligem Soligem 18-21 Mar 27

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    After grad school where reading academic literature is all you do, I read the stuff all the time even after graduation. I can't get enough. Just wish I had that habit earlier in...
    mrrabbitdigital mrrabbitdigital 46-50, M Apr 8

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    Sometimes I get a unprepared dose of extreme reality. Not in a self discovering "I know my purpose" kind of way but nearly the exact opposite. It's just so difficult to understand...
    ruberbandball ruberbandball 22-25, M Apr 3

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    The sky was milky gray and the ocean was fierce. The light dappled through the clouds. He stood in a circle of four other friends, skateboard underfoot and as aloof as the azure...
    streck32 streck32 26-30, F Apr 5

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    I love learning about God and all that he has created and his associations. I love Heaven because it is God's home and I love him. I love spirits and angels of God and their home...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Yesterday morning I was listening to praise music before we left to help out at the church office. There are three lines that deeply touched my heart. After everything I have...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F Mar 29

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    I know i should be over him by now but no. I fell in love with him after a break up, he was always there for me so i guess it was easier to love him. Anyway we were together about...
    Medusafreak Medusafreak 22-25, F Apr 3

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    I was in a relationship for the first time and it was a secret. This relationship was the best. He was not the gentleman that I dreamed of and i still loved him. I was a bipolar...
    AnniaVanilla AnniaVanilla 16-17, F Mar 23

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    I don't understand how I can still think about her after all this time and after all the women I dated after her it's absurd
    Santi425 Santi425 22-25, M Apr 3

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    This is a bigggggggggggg world wid tonsssssssss of stuff if some one claims he knows all he is in a fools world ..i admit i dont and would learning as i go allong !
    romell romell 36-40, M Apr 8

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    35 years ago, I fell in love for the first time. I had no idea he wouldn't love me back. He was, for after all the least popular of the many boys who crushed on me at that time. He...
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme 41-45, F Mar 31

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    "After all, forever is just a word They spill it and they never mean it Just like imperfectly living this against world, the world that never spoonfeeds everything." I still...
    imerosiie imerosiie 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Honestly, I think the most learning I could get right now would not come from any kind of book, nor any school or teacher. I've had more than enough advice on how I *should* live...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have no friends or associates. The only phone calls I get are from people looking for the person who previously owned my number. Once in a blue moon my best friend might call me...
    enialee enialee 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I wanted to share a couple of excerpts from the book "Getting Past the Affair- A Program To Help You Cope, Heal and Move On---Together or Apart" by Douglas K. Snyder, PhD, Donald H...
    Selfhelpme Selfhelpme 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    PoEm Of My LiFe  (PaRt 1) By #EdWiN_mYlEs_KrOsS a.k.a #ThE_uNdErDoG_pHiLoSoPhEr One man once said " there are two important days in any human being's life, when you are born and...
    Edwin5683 Edwin5683 22-25, M Mar 29

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    Some people say I am hard on myself. Okay, most people say I'm hard on myself. I'm a bit of perfectionist and it grew out of always feeling inadequate to my dad and his wife. But...
    sellybean237 sellybean237 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I am a tom boy kinda girl.. but so what!! i love myself now n don't care what others think of me.. i love to try out new things ...so what if others don't like it. i love to deal...
    90colors 90colors 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Constantly. Doing it. I feel empty afterwards, but safer. Sometimes with a smile on my face that's says, "no really, I'm okay, and I hope you are too..." It keeps them from...
    thislittlejourney thislittlejourney 26-30, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    So a couple days ago I went on my first vacation with a man ever, my boyfriend of over 1 year. 1 Year 3 months to be exact. The second day of vacation I received a friend request...
    awkward11 awkward11 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Everyday I gain more confidence and become more accepting of the way God has made me. I am learning to embrace my flaws and accept my mistakes. I am grasping a deeper understanding...
    TryingToLoveLifeNow TryingToLoveLifeNow 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I always will love all my exes (I've only been in 2 long term/serious relationships (as serious as they can be at that age lol)) This doesn't mean that I'm in love with them by...
    lemoncarrotcake lemoncarrotcake 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I thought of you today. I think of you most days. I miss you. I'm sorry things are all messy right now. I'm sorry you feel the way you do about it all. I wish you could see my...
    CaliLove87 CaliLove87 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    After 59 days of officially being broken up, I stayed over at her place and held her for 10 minutes while she was asleep. I felt the closeness creep in, i know she still loves me...
    DrkHrse DrkHrse 22-25 2 hrs ago

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    After my divorce that turned my world upside down, leaving me with little to no money, without my kids sent me on a downward spiral that was coming to an abrupt ending until I met...
    DC0813 DC0813 22-25, M Mar 28

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    I think lessons are really learned and understood better when you make a mistake and feel its full consequences. If you get away with bad things you learn nothing. If you feel and...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I got put into the special education program at my school because I have a learning disability. I cant understand math's, graphs, and anything to do with numbers. I've always...
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    I'm tired of this, nothing good comes out of my life, I'm always getting rejected by girls. I'm always in some type of emotional pain. I always have crushes on chicks that I can...
    romero44 romero44 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    My ex and I have been together two different times. The first time lasted 3 months and then 6 months later we ended up together again for a year. It's been a little over two months...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I've only been on EP for three days, and it's already helping me with my ongoing battle with depression. Or rather, it's helping me to help myself. I'm the kind of person who...
    xeian xeian 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Night after night, I open my eyes to a new day and find a small nugget of truth, a blessing, shining up from the stirred up gravel of my consciousness... My personal inventory is...
    jenga1 jenga1 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    I am a 15 year old Jewish, Orthodox girl. I was born 3 months early in Manchester, England. From the time i was a baby i have had a very hard life. I lived in fear every day of my...
    phobia1998 phobia1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I would like to share a devotion I read Saturday that blessed and encouraged me. I pray it does the same for you. Source: The Upper Room and Learning To Worship His Name; Title...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I don't know I hate this world you know? it sucks feeling tired of life when your only 16 I tell myself , "man your barely living" ... my mistakes and pain may not me compared to...
    pangelica pangelica 16-17 a week ago

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