I Always Seem to Mess Things Up

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    I recently blew quite a large sum of money on a

    video game addiction my mother found out and lets just say she isnt quite happy about it especially since this is coming shortly after I got depressed an flunked all my college courses. I just feel like i cant be up front with her. She scares me
    RedQuill RedQuill
    22-25, F
    Dec 22, 2014

    I feel like I'm a train wreck

    and always have been. I lost the key to my office and am so embarrassed to have to meet the locksmith tomorrow. Its always something with me. I'd like to get my head together, forgive myself and quit thinking I need to punish myself. There's no one judging me but me.
    AprilMay32 AprilMay32
    31-35, F
    May 28, 2015

    I always mess things up.

    I'm so stupid.
    Waterstorm Waterstorm
    16-17, F
    Jan 4, 2015

    today was the day everyone had enuff of it an

    ignored me all day . somehow I guess I done realize it when its happening but I try way too hard to get people to like me an it just pushes everyone away...ppl I want as friends, neighbors, my "family". idk I was that annoying just to be around. I done really say much at all...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua
    16-17, M
    1 Response Mar 2, 2014

    I just seem to open my mouth

    and I mess things up I have the most amazing girl who is doing lots so we can be together but instead of appreciating what I have I open my big stupid mouth and mess things up I don't no what is wrong with me :-(
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey
    36-40, M
    2 Responses May 4, 2015

    I seem to sabotage every romantic relationship

    I get into. My mind says one thing, then my heart says another. I always follow my mind because it's never been broken.
    Scal92 Scal92
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Feb 12, 2014

    Well, i finally got someone

    who was amazing. And i majorly ****** that up. I started to love him. Isaac was amazing and i lifted up my barriers and shut him out because i got scared. I was scared he was going to be like my ex. He wanted to stay friends and once again i ****** that up and said i didnt want...
    tidget tidget
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 14, 2014

    I'm sorry...I guess it's all my fault.

    ..but to be fair I did warn you that I would end up hurting you.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 23, 2015

    Not Exactly Always

    I know I don't always mess things up, but right now I'm tired and it sure seems that way. I have accidentally let people down when I didn't mean to, then sometimes I mess up little things and don't do a certain thing right. Sometimes I mess up things I specifically try not to.
    emipurple emipurple
    18-21, F
    Nov 21, 2013

    Everything Always Goes Wrong

    I never feel happy. I have two friends. My one friend is really funny and smart, and the other one is dramatic and forward. I'm disgusted at myself for posting this. I have really nice friend's but friend no.2 has been getting on my nerves lately. Don't get me wrong. Shes a...
    H8ingLife H8ingLife
    13-15, F
    Oct 18, 2012

    Once Again

    I was hesitant to write my story on here because it seems so petty when I explain it to others but to me, it's practically driving me crazy. Most of the mistakes I've made in relationships (including friendships) with people have been my fault entirely. It's becoming an issue now...
    sarahj08 sarahj08
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 19, 2011

    All The Best....

    If at any moment sadness grips and silent tears flow inside Think with your brain dont get dissuade by heart and don’t remember  me neither the moment I came into your life  as that was the second  I spoilt all peace. Don't remember, any more, how much and how it happened...
    trappedwings trappedwings
    26-30, F
    Nov 9, 2013

    I M Frustrated of Myselef

    I AM A ABSOLUTE FALIURE WHATEVER I DO I COULD NOT ABLE TO DO IT PROPERLY. I AM COLLEGE STUDENT AND FACING MULTIPLE PROBLEMS. MY FRIENDS ALWAYS GIVE ME IMPRESSION THAT THEY ARE NOT HAPPY WITH ME BECAUSE ACCORDING TO THEM I ALWAYS MESS THINGS UP AND THEY MIGHT BE RIGHT. THEY ALWAYS...
    ASSH ASSH
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 30, 2009

    My choice............

    Its my choice to mute my voice.I am cuddling my own emptiness and with my decision I am moving forward.....forward to a new day, I prefer to be my own tying a knot with my loneliness I don’t need anyone by my side, not again I can’t keep on hurting others … Even if...
    trappedwings trappedwings
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 20, 2013

    A Recurring Theme In My Life

    Usually when I try to help make a situation better, I end up making it worse.  This is a recurring theme in my life.  I usually choose to take no action and/or let others take the lead as a method to avoid this.  People get frustrated with me for doing this though.  People...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan
    22-25, M
    Jun 12, 2011

    Well I'm Pretty Sure Ive Done It Again!

    UGH! What the hell is wrong with me??? Why do I always push people away when I really dont want them to go???
    TalonSky TalonSky
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Sep 30, 2011

    Whenever I bake or cool,

    something always has to go wrong!
    cotygal123 cotygal123
    16-17, F
    Apr 19, 2014

    I always prayed to God

    that I could find a perfect girl, and then I finally had her. I was her first date, first love, first alot of things. But in the end I messed up bad. One night I convinced her to sneak out to come to my house, she said she never did it before but was willing to. Everything was...
    YoungScottt YoungScottt
    18-21, M
    Jul 17, 2014

    I created this and somehow i chose I was a male.

    . I have no idea how to change it, so just call me Mr. makayla 😐
    makaylahayes makaylahayes
    18-21, M
    Feb 3, 2015

    I always seem to be that one person

    that messes up or does things the wrong way and yeah.
    Naniebananie Naniebananie
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 17, 2015

    I come close I bring tears,

    confusion ,agony.I try to go far I become the cause of pain too.Should I smile or should I cry I don't know myself but sometimes do think am really unlucky in my own way. Love I get in abundance but can't keep in simple state.Pain I give to others knowing the cause and the reason...
    trappedwings trappedwings
    26-30, F
    Feb 7, 2014

    I clogged the toilet

    and my bf fixed it even if he thinks it's disgusting ... he's so sweet
    butterflyofchange butterflyofchange
    22-25, F
    Nov 20, 2014

    Self-Sabotage

    I know I'm not the only one, but it's hard not to feel that way! I've never held on to friends or a job. I don't know why I always seem to blame the outside world for what's wrong with me inside. I quit being friends with people for different reasons. And I always regret it and...
    jammabam jammabam
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 31, 2013

    why do I always mess things up!

    ! I keep pushing n pushing till they leave me. I dont want to, I try not to but I cant stop myself.
    LJglasgow LJglasgow
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 12, 2015

    When things start going good

    for me I mess them up. I pretty much did that to the woman that I have been seeing. I started shutting down by saying things like if you don't want to talk or hangout an things like that. And she would always say I I didn't want to I would tell you. And I messed up and kept...
    Dmcgu93 Dmcgu93
    22-25
    1 Response May 19, 2014

    Here I am freaking out

    because he hasn't texted me or anything since this morning.... I feel like I've totally messed up everything... Everything that was nothing... I wanted him to love me... I'm insane... I had sex with him on the second date and hoped that he would love me.... 3rd date and I think...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Aug 19, 2015

    I make the same mistakes over

    and over and I can't stand to have to live with myself sometimes. No one else seems to want to understand. I am so sick of picking up the pieces again and again.
    34taehad 34taehad
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Feb 27, 2014

    I'm having a difficult time determining

    whether my feelings are irrational or completely justified. I'm notorious for messing up anything good that is happening in my life.
    MysteryD0ve MysteryD0ve
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Dec 14, 2015

    I Hate This

    I am too shy. Also, I say things without thinking sometimes, and they end up being wrong. I have wasted so much of my life and I won't ever get it back, so I really want to start over. I have missed out on so much. I have messed up in too many ways. This isn't how it was...
    emipurple emipurple
    18-21, F
    Oct 9, 2013

    I honestly think I mess things up all the time.

    When things are going great I just seem to say the wrong thing. Then everything just starts to fall apart. I think I just ruined something good😩😩😩
    BlueMoonx BlueMoonx
    18-21, F
    Jul 18, 2014

    I don't mean to but I can't help

    but ruin good things. The bad thing about it is I don't know I'm messing things up until it's too late. I wanna be able to say everything is going to work out but that would be a lie. I don't know what to do.
    SadieMarie1996 SadieMarie1996
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 4, 2014

    Im a Failure

    Friendships, Love, Family; I am a screwup at everything, hell Im a dissapointment to myself. Everytime I write a story or share my feelings on this site it all seems to cycle back to the same subject....me. I will just go ahead and state the obvious, I FAIL. Why beat around...
    no1amaurderer no1amaurderer
    18-21
    3 Responses Dec 7, 2008

    I always seem to mess things up.

    When things are great and nothing could be better I always have this uncontrollable like urge to do something wrong I honestly don't know why. Like when I am hanging out with friends and enjoying life is right when I feel like I get chained down again. I mean I haven't had my...
    fredyiv fredyiv
    16-17, M
    Feb 3, 2015

    I Always Mess Up!!

    I have fallen out with my bestfriend twice in the same year and both over stupid reasons, i get really sarcastic in an argument which makes it worse. I try not to but it just slips out and to make it worse we always do it in private so no onecan tell us to stop. im really upset...
    b12345j b12345j
    13-15
    1 Response Apr 15, 2012

    I'm A Fat Disgusting Pig

    I want to be thin. I grew up believing that thin was beautiful. I remember the time when everybody called me fat and ugly. You have no idea how far I went to be the total opposite of that, but time to time I still get called fat and ugly, and when I look at mirror, look at every...
    magicianguy magicianguy
    18-21, M
    Oct 4, 2013

    No matter what I do, I always mess things up.

    I feel like I can't do anything right. When something goes wrong, I usually blame myself. You name it, I've probably done it wrong.
    bananafrenchtoast bananafrenchtoast
    26-30, F
    May 20, 2015

    It doesn't matter how,

    or what the situation is, I say or do something and it messes something up. Other people's friendships, relationships, chances at success etc. I've just managed to do it again, and I happily take the blame, even if other parties maybe involved, I'd rather accept the cause than...
    natsurose natsurose
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 22

    I'd like to think I'm kind

    and caring to everyone, but I still somehow manage to **** off people I care about. Started to think people were over-reactive and sensitive about stuff, but as I cross angry people off on my list of mistakes I'd like to correct, I'm starting to question again... Am I a...
    Vumsy Vumsy
    22-25, M
    Jan 1, 2015

    Mother's Day

    I guess it always happens every year. I try to make it so she can enjoy it but it's like I have some stupid way to mess it up for my mum. It's like I am the worst person out there and all I do is appear, say or do something so stupid and I always feel like the bad guy....well I...
    poppycock90 poppycock90
    26-30, F
    May 8, 2011

    ive isolated myself from the world

    because i know i will ruin any person who enters my life. i cant control myself. the more i think im helping the more i know im messing it up. so i opt not too try. even if the odds are in my favor the idea that im going to fail and make it worse stops me. history keeps...
    thegreatruiner thegreatruiner
    70+, F
    1 Response Jul 20, 2015

    It's really stupid. No matter what I do,

    I can't do anything right. I destroy friendships. I get below passing on tests. I even managed to be the cause of my parents break up several years ago. There is almost nothing I do right. Maybe it's because I'm a worthless person in general. Maybe it's because I'm too pathetic...
    chimerin0900 chimerin0900
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 24, 2014

    Yup...that's Me

    I feel like i screw EVERYTHING up. I can't seem to do anything right, and half of the time, I can't even figure out why or how I screwed up- I just know that I did. Jobs...relationships....friendships....life. Sometimes it's just by doing something so small but yet somehow so...
    TalonSky TalonSky
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Aug 11, 2011

    Social Failure

    I'm a complete failure around people, probably I lack social skills because I always seem to mess things up. Everytime things seem to be going just fine with someone I do something to **** it up. I sabotage my own life. Almost everyday I wish I could be alone so I wouldn't hurt...
    apneas apneas
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 21, 2010

    Why Do I Always Mess Things Up

    I have been in a relationship for 8 months and it was really good. I was/am in love with him and he said that he's in love with me but recently i have been very depressed my grandad was in hospital with bowel cancer just before christmas then my great grandmother died. I used to...
    Bigscrewup Bigscrewup
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 27, 2012

    Junk - Broken Hardware

    It seems the only thing I am good for is fowling everything, sure I try to write off my mistakes as successes but I know for a fact that most of what I do is fowl everything up. My most recent one was yesterday, I decided that I could everyone else out by doing laundry, I guess...
    Zermonth Zermonth
    16-17
    Oct 26, 2010
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