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I Think It's Ok If You Fall

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 154 People

    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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    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 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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    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

    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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    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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    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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    Yes

    Can't learn to walk if you don't fall.
    sherry5851 sherry5851 46-50, F Aug 6, 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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    tomorrow is the day the girl who I loved for more than 6 years is leaving my town for her college and I'm just trying to help her getting her fear out and talking to her normally...
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    I'm young and I'm not sure if I love boys or girls. This isn't a bad thing, but I'm just so confused. I am a female.
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    I know whats for breakfast. Its you in my bed. You have on one of my dress shirts I wore last night that was ripped off by you. It looks better on you, love you can't button it up...
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    I think some of these groups need to be banned. what kind of person enjoys urinating and defecating themselves on purpose for enjoyment? I don't want to sound mean but people like...
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    Living my truth, letting it be exposed. Raw and vulnerable for all to see. My passion is found in my photos and my writing. Both are where I express and feel my most confident yet...
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    I think Allie needs to change the group to a more specific type question. It would be much better to change this recurring question into something like: Do you like how my boobs...
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    Fine it is my fault. Its my fault i wanted to go back and see Its my fault I just went along Its my fault I didn't automatically know how you felt Its my fault I didn't ask Its my...
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    It's a plant for ***** sake. Please legalize it.
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    It's not hilarious, I always get chided.
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    I fall for the overly aggressive yet insecure manly man or girly girl who is selfish but has the kind of tongue that has you feeling like you're special and you're that one thing...
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    First day of the week should be naked Monday. How better to start the week...lol
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    I just knocked over my freshly brewed not-yet-tasted hot tea which was resting on the wooden extension of this window seal and now it's running down the wall in a beautiful, steady...
    AudieKay440 AudieKay440 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    Anyone wanna send me one? Might send you some pics if it's good ;)
    HornySlut55 HornySlut55 16-17, F Jun 20

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    Isn't it absolutely hilarious when you suddenly trip/slip and the first thing you do when you regain balance is to make sure no one saw that?
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    Your Love Type: The Nurturer (ISFJ)In love, you are quietly intense, devoted, and tend too hold on too long. You are committed above all else.For you, cuddling and kissing is a way...
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    I'm straight, honest, independent, strong, friendly, adventurous and confident. That's me! I can't be who or what you want me to be; I won't be who or what you want me to be. I can...
    FelicitySmoak FelicitySmoak 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 16

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    Some of us like people that aren't around our age group. How on earth is loving someone that is older than you a crime?! It really annoys me.
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