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I Think It's Ok If You Fall

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Everytime I fall I laugh instantly, I know it's weird but everyone's a little weird so it's all good. Hahaha :)
    Faiithh Faiithh 16-17, F Aug 12

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    All this fussing and fighting over love and gender bores the hell out me at times. Most people only care about themselves and worry more on how they should look. The old standards...
    Kaiboy Kaiboy 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    That's it's only 2:49 here, I'm just about ready for a good nap. Spent most of the day working on my fingering(neck work???) technique, so now my fingers are good and sore. I...
    yourguardingangel yourguardingangel 18-21, M Aug 12

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    It's 3:25am, I should go to bed
    Waterstorm Waterstorm 13-15, F Aug 13

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    I just wanna be alone and have fun if I had friends they would find me love me or hold me if I needed them to so I'm gonna go out tonight and skate around after work until 1 or 2...
    AlliHastings AlliHastings 22-25 1 Response Aug 2

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    Honestly being normal isn't normal anymore .. Everyone has there own way of doing things and what not so its OK to be weird as long as you are you and happy
    justtheloner justtheloner 22-25, M Aug 3

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    We are all weird! Some conform better than others! Embrace your coocooness! And if you haven't gone crazy once in your life - I blame you!
    Arkhana Arkhana 31-35, M Aug 3

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    How come I have deleted and blocked someone, but he's still able to send messages and add me to his circle?
    JAD01 JAD01 31-35, F Aug 21

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    to oil it up for a good measure.
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M Aug 9

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    No. It wasn't funny. It was humiliating & contributing to my desire to give up on the human race. Why can't everyone just be Scotty Beckett? C'mon guys.
    Plutonianbabe Plutonianbabe 16-17, F Aug 1

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    This late time I haven't posted much But this late time is pretty nice.. I feel tiresome and stuff but I didn't expect much from the army... I hope this late burst of energy on my...
    bat118 bat118 18-21, F Jul 30

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    Well I was running into the laundry room today, tripped over air and slid across the laundry room floor and ran into the dryer. My mom couldn't stop laughing.
    LilNeko LilNeko 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I love my boyfriend but always relying on him for comfort and happiness seems too unfair...
    NessD98 NessD98 16-17, F Aug 14

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    WHY??? Cause they are making new PEOPLE all the time !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    GuruLife GuruLife 36-40, M Aug 20

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    So I met this guy online we got really close, we literally now everything about each other, after like a month he told me that he likes/loves me a lot. I was really shocked in...
    Flowerydedo Flowerydedo 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Ok so I'm new to this but here goes a bit about me I've always kept my head in the clouds a dreamer seeing the best not the worst in people full of life always happy and through...
    melabella1 melabella1 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Well, I feel it's stupid to keep on hoping and expecting. It's not gonna happen y'all! let's forget there's ever a happy ever after.
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I feel like my feelings for you are better left unsaid, I had no Idea I was falling for you until I had Already fallen. The worse part was that I was okay with it, I trusted you...
    angelicahcah angelicahcah 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Love is like Football. I'm the scrawny wanna be quarterback that's two feet tall and has no hope for making the team, no matter how much I try. Love, in a word, is useless. It's...
    WhiteRiceWithChicken WhiteRiceWithChicken 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    hands down i think guy's eyes are the sexiest thing about them. I just melt if a guy has amazing eyes..
    fallenfar fallenfar 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 17

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    Not so much "leaving".... I just think she's mad at me or doesn't like me anymore... I have no idea why... She won't answer my messages... It just makes me sad... If she is mad or...
    DreadlockJesus DreadlockJesus 31-35, M Aug 3

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    So I'm not one who usually shares personal info, but I feel I can somewhat share here. II'm curiously peaked at what it's like to be pregnant. So my boyfriend and I have been...
    Toodlez Toodlez 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 8

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    I fell in love with a friend. It was the last think I would've ever expected. It was hard because of the distance (about 12 hrs away by car). He made me feel things I didn't even...
    LeoLioness8 LeoLioness8 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 9

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    There are so many people on ep looking for friends, "boyfriends" and "girlfriends". I think it is sad that so many people are so incredibly lonely that they confide in a website to...
    tasha456 tasha456 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Judge me, hate me, but you'll never break me. Just chill and watch ya own life. I'm flattered but you don't gotta waste your energy thinking about me and my style. It's how I roll...
    xxXxSkyxXxx xxXxSkyxXxx 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I love this song deeply and am hoping to play it on viola, guitar, piano, and clarinet. It resonates with me. It's so beautiful, it takes me to another world. I can escape from...
    mandarin125 mandarin125 13-15, F Aug 1

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    I've survived a broken heart before so why can't I be rational about it? Why haven't I hardened to it? I can't sleep, I've lost my appetite but worst of all is the overwhelming...
    heartskipsabeat heartskipsabeat 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Explore the breathtaking magnificence from the south of Mahé within an absolute divine vacation resort – the Valmer Vacation resort enables you a remain in an excellent...
    Magalyid72 Magalyid72 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    A lot of people pretend wanting to be dominated... it looks cool and fun. They try it... pretend they can adapt to the lifestyle.. it's a game for them. Dominant / submissive...
    Ottmistress Ottmistress 41-45, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    It's about love, or just communication and connection. Yes, your race, gender or age are part of who you are and what makes you interesting, but they are no barrier to connecting...
    magicriver magicriver 36-40 2 Responses Jul 30

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    It's unusual, more like artistic.
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    I talked to people on Omegle...I have no clue why I thought it was safe in the first place. So then I talk to this guy on video chat and we got along so well until it went too far...
    erika514 erika514 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Keniaga838 Keniaga838 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    It's a great thing to do for your mental health. any girls just pm me :)
    jeremyspoke jeremyspoke 18-21, M Jul 30

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    I know what it's like to feel so hopeless but you gotta stay focused. Focus on the good **** forget about the bad. Focus on the stuff you got not the things you've never had.
    Kelton69 Kelton69 16-17, M Aug 2

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    IM WEIRD! But dont worry. It's just a side effect of awesome! :D
    TegsDaUnicorn TegsDaUnicorn 13-15, F Aug 8

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    It's so hard to not love someone who you have shared so much intimacy with. It's crazy. My mind is saying no but my heart won't let go
    KeeWee812 KeeWee812 22-25, F Aug 9

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