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I Think It's Ok If You Fall

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 152 People

    You Have to Know

    That for some reason, it has to get worse before it gets better....and once you fall, you have to get right back on your feet and start all over.
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2008

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    Just Get Up Again

    It's fine to fall from time to time...so long as you get up again.  Even if you lay there for a little bit, it's okay to fall....so long as you get up again.  Even if you swear a purple streak, it's okay...so long as you get up again.We all fall from time to time.  It's okay...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 5, 2011

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    Falling

    I fallen a few times but the best thing about it is that each time I get up again I realise just how strong I am. When I'm up again I can appreciate my life more having seen what it's like from the bottom. As Dolly Parton once said - you can't have the rainbow without...
    MementoMori1983 MementoMori1983 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2009

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    Of Course

    Even Jesus fell three times. Just pick yourself up and dust yourself off and go right on.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 4, 2011

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    Better View of the Stars

    My father's best friend used to repeat a saying over and over that if you could show him the man that did not make a mistake, he could show you the man that has not made anything of his life Oscar Wilde:  "We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 13, 2008

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    Of Course It Is!

    Everyone is human and I personally celebrate when people or myself fail, you tried something new, you did something different, you were adventerous and tried. lol- I laugh because as I think about it, the movie "Meet the Robinsons" highlights this "ok-ness"...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 13, 2008

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    YOU Can Get Right Back Up

    NONE OF US ARE PERFECT. WE ALL MAKE MISTAKES. WHEN YOU FALL DOWN YOU CAN GET RIGHT BACK UP.
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 15, 2009

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    That Is, As Long As You Don't Get Stuck

    AUTOBIOGRAPHY IN FIVE SHORT CHAPTERS by Portia Nelson I I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk I fall in. I am lost ... I am helpless. It isn't my fault. It takes me forever to find a way out. II I walk down the same street. There is a...
    NewShoes NewShoes 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2007

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    Crash And Burn

    .... trip, stumble and fall. I know Im going down, something tripped me up. I feel myself losing balance, stumbling around, i am about to hit the ground. lol... I roll around in self pity when i'm down. But after i get tired of all the nasty dirty crap down there ..... I stand up...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F Feb 28, 2011

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    Growth Spurts

    Yoga came back into my life this week. The past four months without it felt like I lost something that was meant to stay in my life. Forever. Completely unrooted, considering what is going on in my life right now, I have always believed yoga keeps me grounded. But why though? For...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 17 Responses Jun 4, 2011

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    Yes

    Can't learn to walk if you don't fall.
    sherry5851 sherry5851 46-50, F Aug 6, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    It's not only difficult. It's impossible. I recently came to this conclusion. However I'm talking about men/ women besties combinations. Once I accepted a guy as close as my own...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    No matter the pain a man caused in your life, not every one you come across will treat you the same. I strongly believe the world has a lot of great men looking for true...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I can fall over a little ant, im always falling its awesome
    JakeAstoise JakeAstoise 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Please dont get me wrong for being a pessimist actually I am not one but my condition now makes me say it Right from birth I have been a robot toy to do whatever my parents want...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    Haven't you ever had that ONE circumstance where you wondered what would happen if things went differently? I do. That's why I now try and attempt those if the risk isn't too great...
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 20

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    People think they have no power. But we have all the power. A great deal of effort has gone into convincing us that we don't. The world is run by corporations and we are consumers...
    R0GUE R0GUE 70+ 4 Responses Feb 5

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    Absolutely!.... You start. I'll just get my coat and I'll join you shortly!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Feb 5

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    There are so many things today that you could revolt against such as big business, globalization, religion, government, etc. but the motivation and intelligence of most people has...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    I can smell and taste the revolution near. This time the whole world will be conserned some of them will use their physical power other will use their mental power and will fight...
    Bluerosered Bluerosered 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    You decided to wear a full suit or blazer in the first place for some reason. If it was to feel appropriate at work or other professional situation shouldn't it then feel strange...
    elegentgent elegentgent 36-40 1 Response Feb 11

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    Please don't hurt yourself
    jessicalaureng jessicalaureng 18-21, F Feb 1

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    "It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning...
    R0GUE R0GUE 70+ Feb 5

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    I believe it is a normal biological and psychological reaction and no one or nothing is hurt in the process.
    RevSnowfox RevSnowfox 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    Walls! Beware! I will run into you!!! >:)
    XxFuckYouxX XxFuckYouxX 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    People always say they are. But I wonder if they realize how stupid they sound when they say it. Like seriously, no one is the same. So saying a whole gender is the same? That just...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This always makes me laugh because no one knows what to do after the revolution. They have lofty goals and some are very noble. Revolution is a messy thing and it should only be...
    hal48 hal48 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    There is no 1% .. The real numbers for the obscenely rich is more like .001%
    R0GUE R0GUE 70+ 1 Response Feb 5

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    The Revolution will not be televised !!
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Feb 6

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    Myfairlady1 Myfairlady1 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Oh my god. I have butter fingers like no lie! My mom never lets me wash the dishes lmao and im clumsy af!!!😂😂👀
    Luisa246 Luisa246 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    i was at dennys the other day and me and my brother were racing to the entrance when i stepped on my own shoe lace and hit my lip on the door and to make matters worse we were in...
    kissmebabe15 kissmebabe15 13-15, F a week ago

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    whenever I get hurt I curse qt the object I tripped over or bumped into lol
    pizzababyxo pizzababyxo 13-15, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    my clumsiness has given me some wonderful stories. its not so much that I am clumsy as I am inevitably in the wrong place at the wrong time. too close to the edge of the roof, too...
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F a week ago

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    how many people can say they accidentally ran off a cliff? lol
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Totally went out with this chick I like yesterday and on our way to the aquarium I tripped face first into the lap of strangers whilst on the underground tube, talk about awkward!
    nacha18 nacha18 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was walking in the school hallway and I slipped on a random banana peel and landed on my butt😳
    Ngatt1 Ngatt1 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I jumped on to a bed and because I am so light I bounced off and hit a foll dresser. I ended up with a 1 inch deep hole in my shin.
    eringrace00 eringrace00 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Wow. Harsh group. I'll just move along.
    padraig17325 padraig17325 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    my BF isn't. But he disgusts me. His personal hygiene is repelling. I can't be near him, but I don't want to loose him. Because I know I won't find a more caring, loving guy...
    theoddfossie theoddfossie 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    To all beautiful, fabulous, awesome gay people out there, I'm telling you, it is ok to be gay. It's YOUR life, YOU decide what happens and what doesn't. Don't let the haters out...
    BrokenCorpse BrokenCorpse 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    ( I know I'm 14, but there wasn't one saying I have fallen head over heals for a guy in my year) I've known him for 2 years and liked him for 1 of them. It's nothing I've ever...
    ILoveMyKiwiPuppy ILoveMyKiwiPuppy 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    It’s sad you know, when you realized that you truly don’t mean anything to a person. The friendship you had with them wasn’t really a friendship. Everything you two had done...
    AziaLee AziaLee 18-21, F Feb 10

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    I've had many friendships that I cherished very much that I just had to walk away from because it was all take and no give. It's not that I expect everyone to drop everything and...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    Is it a whole lot of hype about nothing? "Next!".....A clever marketing ploy?....A chance for those who are shy and reserved to declare their undying love?....A once a year fake...
    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F 88 Responses Feb 14

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    Valentines day, I feel it's appropriate to address this, on the day!. So All I see, everywhere I go, My friends receiving gifts and showing the internet their relationship. It's...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 17 Responses Feb 14

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    Sooooooo weird I can't look at anything without thinking it means something (too much watching TV I think)
    bradymossy1 bradymossy1 18-21