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I Understand Everyone Makes Mistakes

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    Mistakes - My philosiphy(can't spell)  on mistakes is that if you never make mistakes then you never really grow.Ultimately we learn more from attempting something and making a...
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M Apr 18, 2011

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    Including Myself - When you think you have completely stopped making mistakes, you have just entered into a world of hurt my friend. There is not one person walking the earth that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 27, 2011

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    Yes I Do -     i understand that everyone makes mistakes . i usually do not yell or schould anyone .especially someone at work over there mistakes unless it is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 6, 2009

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    Natural - Nobody would learn if they didn't make mistakes, but they're pretty useless if you don't learn from them.
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F Jul 3, 2009

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    Transcendance - There is only 1 goal in the role of mistakes, and that is correction and transcendance. Punishing yourself or others wont help in anyway. After acknowledging...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 18, 2007

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    Acknowledging My Own Faults In How Things Unravelled Between Us - Today I stuck the final nail in the coffin of a short yet intense relationship. She and I had been at a bitter...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M Nov 18, 2012

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    Everybody does mistakes... that's what makes us human. We are not machines programed to follow directives. We are living breathing beings with the capability to think for our...
    jojo0915 jojo0915 31-35, M Feb 9

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    Mistakes Are How We Learn - It's harsh but true, but you cant get everything right all the time. Almost every time I have learned something about ME and who I am it has been the...
    Wetsoks Wetsoks 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2012

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    Forgiveness... - Is the most wonderful gift of all. It often takes love, wisdom, understanding and strenght to forgive someone, (who may not understand), to embrace the...
    jSpringy jSpringy 46-50 6 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    Boring - I make mistakes everyday, I call people the wrong names, spelling errors, and so forth. It's natural to make mistakes. It'd be very boring if you didn't...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2007

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    Me Too - I know I've made plenty of mistakes, so when someone else makes one or they are about to, I may give them a friendly word of advice, but I try never to judge them. No one...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Oct 17, 2010

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    Mistakes - Mistakes,We all make 'em,Some more than others,I guess,That's life.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 12, 2011

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    It's Okay! - There's really no point in picking on others mistakes and it's really important to let them make mistakes, how do you expect others to learn anything without those...
    AYearWithoutRain AYearWithoutRain 18-21, M May 19, 2012

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    Nobody's Perfect - Of course everybody makes mistakes - I've made more than I can count. My main one is how I lost my virginity - ie to a rotten one night stand and with somone I...
    TheatreGirl TheatreGirl 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2009

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    Of Course They Do. - People make mistakes, no one is perfect, no one can do everything right, the 1st time, everytime. Everyone is bond to make a mistake here and there. Some are...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 27, 2009

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    I've Been Wronged And I Have Wronged - I have begun to look at the bigger picture. I see both sides of stories now. I always thought I did before but I was wrong.I always thought I...
    mizzT mizzT 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 9, 2011

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    Me Too - None of us are perfect, even though i don't make a mistake often anymore that is only because of how many i have made and how many i have learned from. Still some of...
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Mar 14, 2010

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    Everyone makes mistakes.They may differ in magnitude and consequence but everyone has made them.Mine however are huge.Some big , some small but a big quantity of them.Should we let...
    DoctorWat DoctorWat 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    Where do I start ? My list of mistakes is never ending. I have hurt so many people especially my family along the way. I can't change the past. I used to be "rebellious" and what...
    Vigilant6007 Vigilant6007 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 26

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    As a background, I can say that I know that other people (practically everyone) seek happiness and avoid misery; however I do not understand why. Why are there so many people who...
    Contemplatings Contemplatings 22-25 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So this is gonna be about Justin Bieber. ._. Not a favourite but one song I like... I'm gonna be honest, I used to LOVE him. But now, he's just another *****. Now I'm sorry if this...
    HydroChronexia HydroChronexia 13-15, F Apr 6

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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 have made a lot of mistakes, as everyone does. But without those mistakes, I never would have learned what I have. Mistakes are more valuable than any victory because they teach...
    lillylolz lillylolz 13-15, F Apr 5

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I have had many experiences in life that most people just would not understand or would judge me for. It makes me fear opening up to people. Even people who have sworn that they...
    keribaby keribaby 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I was doing some internet research for a friend of mine. An anonymous call has been placed to the DCS regarding her ability to raise her children. I read for several hours and what...
    pafforda pafforda 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    For the past two years I've been struggling with this depression and anxiety, I struggling every day to control my emotions and the temptation to end it all. I've attempted suicide...
    georgiecrouch georgiecrouch 16-17, F Apr 7

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    I've been on EP for about 6-8 months, and I'm barely beginning to understand its use (yes I'm slow). I posted a rather personal story on here which made me feel kind of wide open...
    chanok2010 chanok2010 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    I don't understand why people or so UNGRATEFUL N UNAPPRECIATED .
    Moneea Moneea 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I don't understand why people or so UNGRATEFUL N UNAPPRECIATED .
    Moneea Moneea 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I will never understand how people judge others!!! It shouldn't matter what u look like how u walk or talk the colour of ur skin or the figure on the scales!!! Everyone is unique...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F Mar 18

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    As the days pass by i feel more & more depressed, more dead inside & i cant even talk to anyone about it because the last time i was open about how depressed i was people veiwed me...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ 26-30, M 6 Responses Apr 6

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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 a week ago

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    It seems the harder i try with my husband the worse i get hurt. I don't have a clue what to do anymore. This is my second marriage and i have tried like hell to correct my obvious...
    xxImBrokenxx xxImBrokenxx 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    So today I ranted in Facebook about my mom and everyone saw it including family. I only did that because she did something that offended me and made me angry. People have said...
    Lendl13 Lendl13 18-21 3 days ago

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    Two weeks ago, I lost my Father to a severe heart attack. He died in my arms. The pain of his loss is without words. We had a bond that not many are lucky enough to have. He was my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 31

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    Ya I have been told I have made lots. I have made stupid mistakes. I can't even name them all. Added all up I should be a 90 year old lady. Joke of the night
    tay1244 tay1244 16-17, F Mar 26

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    I don't believe in mistakes, in most instances. I like to think of them as conscious decisions that went wrong. Example: one of our MLB players was suspended last year for using a...
    Unit97 Unit97 46-50, F Apr 6

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    I remember it well. I was my old Drmusic2 deviantart account and I got a little too carried away with my online RP sessions, at the time I actually did think I was my fursona...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Apr 7

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    I'm a lifeguard, college student, daughter, sister, cousin, friend, etc. but I'm not like everyone else I don't know what they except from me. But since I'm a lifeguard everyone is...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Apr 9

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    I so wish we could create our own people. Then people wouldn't be so confused and lost. If we had someone there to tell us all the things we wanted to hear and mean it, that's the...
    ChelseaJN ChelseaJN 16-17, F a week ago

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    This morning I got up with my baby, did our morning routine and tuned into the news. The main story for my area was about a 12 year old girl who committed suicide last month most...
    Caseymae Caseymae 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I have been hurt before. I have lived alone most of my life, and I am quite weird. Including demons that sometimes come out more than they should. But now I am at this point. I...
    i3ear i3ear 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    Not only do I not understand dating, I guess I just don't understand people. Forget dating...Everyone wants to "hang out" at your house or text conversations! I mean really...
    BrandNewOne BrandNewOne 31-35, F Mar 28

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    Girls are never interested for some reason. They always have someone else. And even when they say they do have feelings for me, they really dont. Ive always wanted a genuine...
    alaskanrose90 alaskanrose90 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    As a student, I can honestly say that it's not a hobby of mind and I rarely enjoy going. But I know it's important and given the choice, I would go. I recently got into a large...
    wethekings wethekings 16-17, F Mar 19

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    I am definitely a different person than anyone. I feel like I'll never have a true connection with another human being or have someone understand me. It sucks some days. But it...
    Madii144 Madii144 18-21 1 Response Mar 20

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    I dont know, but I have always waiting someone. Once, there was a guy who ask me for a date. Disgusting, I wait him for four hours and more. When I text him, he said that he ride...
    chocogirl87 chocogirl87 26-30, F 1 Response