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What can you learn from a bad breakup?

I was recently left by my partner of 4 years.... after I'd made significant life decisions based on the commitments he made to me. Now I feel like I've learned all these cynical life lessons. What should I take away from this? [special snowflake details inside] [more inside]
posted by thelastpolarbear on Sep 12, 2013 - 22 answers

"That's deep."

Books that "hint" at life lessons or realizations about life? [more inside]
posted by Evernix on Nov 9, 2010 - 26 answers

What "life skills" do you wish you had been taught before becoming an adult?

What did you have to learn the hard way that you wish someone had just taught you about? Or what do you think adolescents should be taught, either in school or by their parents, that they aren't? An example would be basic personal finance (i.e., how not to get into bad debt). Another would be workplace & job interview etiquette. [more inside]
posted by crookedgrin on Nov 2, 2010 - 115 answers

Lessons Learned

What are the most important and valuable things I can teach my new granddaughter? What endeared you the most to your grandmother?
posted by SoftSummerBreeze on May 13, 2010 - 60 answers

Rites of passage and the requisite advice

Any advice for a fresh graduate jumping from a world of possibility to a world of potential naysayers? Help me tone down the naïveté, or whatever else needs to be done. [more inside]
posted by drea on Mar 7, 2009 - 13 answers

What happens when young dreams grow old?

How have your life lessons/philosophies/epiphanies etc changed over the course of your life so far? What has changed now? What don't you believe in now that you did ten years ago? And vice versa. [more inside]
posted by twirlypen on May 10, 2006 - 26 answers

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