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I Think It's Ok If You Fall

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 151 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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    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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    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 3 Responses Jun 5, 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 18 Responses Jun 4, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Yes

    Can't learn to walk if you don't fall.
    sherry5851 sherry5851 46-50, F Aug 6, 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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    A lot of my girl friends have been telling me that they think it's cute to fight/argue or that their boyfriends/girlfriends think so too. Am I the only one who just thinks it's...
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    Unless someone is obviously wacky, I will, at the very least, write them back and try to have a conversation. It's rude to just blow people off and ignore them. If someone it's a...
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    I'm always running into everything and falling down. I don't feel much pain anymore because of it. Unfortunately, no matter how much I do it, I never get rid of that feeling of...
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    There was this 'nice guy' talking about how good he is while also blaming girls for making him horny and "taunting" him with their boyfriends. Now generally with "nice guys" they...
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    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Nov 20

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    just when people put them self's out their way to much.
    oliviatt oliviatt 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    Flying back from New York on the redeye in the summer of 1970, I sprawled across the row of seats, as the plane was almost empty. Before deregulation, one could get cheap seats...
    wuzgnu wuzgnu 61-65, M Nov 25

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    Liberty is for everyone. Women should be able to go topless if they so choose to. It doesn't hurt anyone and if you find it offensive then don't look. Breastfeeding in public...
    cyberax cyberax 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 2

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    Its more than ok why is it even a statement or experience !!!!
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 9

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    "Am I attractive"-obviously attractive girl with ten pounds of make up
    TheAnonymousTroll TheAnonymousTroll 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    im really gonna kill myself
    Tru3nigmax Tru3nigmax 18-21, M Nov 26

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    There are so many groups on EP that are made just so ignorant people can get attention.
    burnedmemories burnedmemories 16-17, F Nov 30

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    agree? 
    staleywise staleywise 56-60, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    well I can obviously see its time to start some early spring cleaning. cut away some ties that bind. ;)
    wickedlilangel69 wickedlilangel69 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I've had one of these "friends", they call on you when they feel low for a positive word, and need help with something and know that your personality is going to be ok with that...
    twixxer twixxer 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    Alyeskaa Alyeskaa 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    Everyone thinks they have everything figured out and that they have the entire picture. No one does and no one in this family really understands me and really listens. They just...
    nomadventurist nomadventurist 18-21, F Nov 29

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    I don't mind if anyone's gay, I fully support their decision, BUT I feel weird cause idk but I like to look at c0*cks and gives me a bo*ner. But when I see the body of a guy it's...
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    look women thinking guys want you btch plz im sure they don't neither do I. Get to know someone before calling them a pedo or thinking they want sex. Stop being so...
    CoolTrucker CoolTrucker 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    How come society makes us feel bad for thinking out the box when all the time it's made up to control us. Come play at secreterotica . com it's sexy, fun the groups and library are...
    YouKnowItMakesSense YouKnowItMakesSense 31-35, M Nov 28

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    How come society makes us feel bad for thinking out the box when all the time it's made up to control us. Come play at secreterotica . com it's sexy, fun the groups and library are...
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    ES1497 ES1497 18-21 1 Response Dec 4

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    people post the same video for a bunch of different experiences within a few hours of each other. It's nice, really nice, that you want to help people, but posting the same...
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    Nothing works when it's too hot. You go to the beach... the next day your burned skin starts peeling off... no matter which skin complexion you have. I can't even have ice cream...
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