The Best "Stupid Things I Used To Do" Tweets To Remind You That No One's Perfect

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If anything, life is about learning from your mistakes so you don't make them twice. And to celebrate moving on from past blunders, folks on Twitter are using the hashtag #StupidThingsIUsedToDo as an opportunity to talk about their new found maturity — and to have a laugh at their own expense.

Goethe once wrote: “By seeking and blundering we learn," which is either a really constructive revelation or a way to make humans feel better about screwing up so damn much. Ask anyone in your life about a habit or a lifestyle choice that they now realize wasn't the brightest, and they're sure to have a laundry list of 'em. For instance: I used to think drinking a green smoothie was the same thing as eating vegetables, that dating broke, flaky musicians was a smart relationship choice, and that the more stressed out I was, the more likely I was to succeed. I could go on. When I asked my older sister the same question, she rattled off the following: having teased bangs, slut-shaming her frenemies, and trying to please a completely un-pleasable boss.

Here are a few of the kinds of stupid things Twitter users no longer do:

1. Social Things

2. Romantic Things

3. Everyday Things