I Am a Complete Failure

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    I Am A Failure

    Ever since I was little, I had always been a failure. No, I am not a school drop-out, I am an intelligent women that had always been over looked. I never been acknowledged for anything. I was always the little girl that was not 'Great' that would be praised, or the 'Worst' that...
    roses88 roses88
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jun 7, 2012

    Noone Should Be Here !

    Yep Cant do anything right.  * "Oh yes I can"  I can mess up better than anyone else!  I blew $200k without a thought. on a family business that I didnt get back because the company shut down and another 100k on drugs and alcohol and gambling I lost more $ and forgot more...
    stevez24 stevez24
    36-40, M
    8 Responses Sep 17, 2013

    I've given up everything

    and I still can't get life together
    tsbegh tsbegh
    22-25, F
    Jul 28, 2015

    Wasted Years

    come July,i would have officially wasted 9 years of my life on an education that should have molded me into something more than just a lump of flesh.9 years of meandering around classroom halls,bunking classes,barely making in into college and now i think i cant make it out of...
    controlledcarnage controlledcarnage
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Apr 26, 2009

    I screw up my trainee ship,

    because my mum got the letter saying incomplete and that letter gets you jobs, I am so screw up. She is so angry at me... I never failed before even in school I was the good girl I always did my assignments and pass them. I got high in English and maths. :( What is wrong with...
    mblan11 mblan11
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 21, 2015

    Everyone I know has graduated from university

    and has awesome careers in corporations -- some well known. They're driving nice cars and sitting in a nice office with their name on a plaque... They make it look so easy... And me? I'm still in community college and I am so miserable. Not only am I totally clueless but college...
    beautifulloner beautifulloner
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Feb 14, 2014
    jayn12 jayn12
    22-25, F
    Jun 23, 2015
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 10, 2015

    ****** up in high school.

    ..FINALLY found something I want to go to college for, but I don't think I'll be accepted anywhere. I also have social anxiety, adhd, and some learning disabilities. I feel totally hopeless and wishing I did better in high school so maybe colleges would accept me into their...
    bribri590 bribri590
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 13, 2015

    I didn't do well in high school.

    I come from a strict, Asian family full of doctors and engineers and professors who have all studied a hard science. I'm not good at the sciences. My parents paid for expensive tutoring and I still got D's in physics and calculus. Little by little, my family's expectations of me...
    yueb1 yueb1
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 27, 2015

    I am 30, with 3 fatherless kids

    and not even able to work due to lack of transportation. This is all my fault. I should've kept my legs closed. Every time I try to get ahead I get pulled back farther than the time before. I wish I could give the kids to people that could raise them better and give them more. I...
    scissorovacomb scissorovacomb
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 22, 2015

    After two months in jail,

    and seven in rehab, then two weeks after I graduate treatment, I go n use , like if you're looking for a **** up, then here I am eh , yeah , I spent nine months in captive, then not even two weeks later, I'm all of a sudden ******* up. While in rehab, I felt real remorse, real...
    hey2590 hey2590
    18-21, F
    Sep 19, 2015

    I felt completely lost

    and empty. I had joined lots of competitions but I failed. I didn't win. I felt that I am insignificant, like a grain of sand. I am a wall flower. I don't have any achievements,or any rewards. I don't own anything. I am poor. I felt that I am not good enough. I hate everything...
    greenamythese77 greenamythese77
    18-21, F
    Sep 3, 2015

    So Far I Fail.

    I fail at life it's self. I failed at school. Got nothing out of it. As far as getting a job goes, on paper I'm as good as a retarded person. I did have a job but now I don't because I quit.  I once tried sucide.  All day I do nothing. Don't leave the house...
    Achilles1989 Achilles1989
    22-25, M
    11 Responses Nov 17, 2009


    I can't come up with a better title than that.. I feel like my life is going nowhere. As of right now, I'm in college, but I've had to push back graduation multiple times because I kept failing classes. I just saw another "F" on my transcript and it was just the icing on the...
    sb8990 sb8990
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 4, 2013

    Yes, I'm A Complete Failure...

    I'm 42 years old, I live in a rented one bedroom cottage and I'm unemployable because I'm over-qualified for job training schemes and low income jobs and my skills and experience are obsolete and useless and my university degree are in subjects that have no value. I've never had...
    millimi millimi
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Apr 2, 2012

    Just thought about my life.

    .. Turns out I suck... I haven't accomplished anything... I have no job, no friends and nothing to do... Sometimes I question the reason for my existence... I'm just a waste of money and time...
    DaGermanator DaGermanator
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Sep 28, 2015

    I am just a worthless burden on my family.

    I'm 19 years old still in high school, and I'm doing horribly. I live with my loving but at times overbearing mother. She has loved me regardless of the lies I would tell and that I still tell.. We are currently homeless staying with a friend of her's, who gossips constantly...
    Mikeycash Mikeycash
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jul 13, 2015
    deej200 deej200
    36-40, M
    1 Response Nov 29, 2015

    I am good at nothing.

    I suck at everything. every part of my life. I suck at being a son, a brother, friends hate me, no girl, relatives bully me. teaches despise me.
    thedivich1 thedivich1
    22-25, M
    Feb 18, 2016

    Well, I finally did it.

    I failed at a wonderful relationship I was in. Everything I have ever done in my life, I have literally failed. Everything. He hates me now and I also hate myself. After my baby is born I will officially be homeless. I am so dependent on him. I feel so protected by him. Nothing...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 14, 2015

    When people ask me of my strengths

    and qualities, i go "Uhhhhmmmm." and my eyes nervously search the room.
    deleted deleted
    Feb 8, 2016

    If you have ever crashed your car into a house ,

    failed more courses then you passed in a year , never touched a girl in any way , been friend zoned for more then 3-4 years , never had a job , never had friends you dont know what's it like to be a failure like me . Costed my parents over 30k cause my car crash and all the...
    miz0217 miz0217
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Aug 12, 2014

    When I'm small, I'm a dumb.

    Today, I'm an unemployed fresh graduate. Next year, my family will be broke because they let me to study master degree. I just feel like im a burden after all. Perhaps, terminating myself will be the best solution.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 27, 2015

    I'm such a failure in life.

    I should've died after birth just like I was supposed to. My parents would've been better off without me.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 13, 2015

    I'm so weak I feel like every time I try to get

    my life together it falls apart. Constantly. I have more years before I graduate how the hell am I going to make it in juilliard.
    tsbegh tsbegh
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 27, 2015

    I see that most of these stories are from young

    teens. Believe me, I feel your pain and understand what you are going through, but please don't give up. The bulk of your lives are ahead of you and there is plenty of time for things to turn around. Myself on the other hand, I can't say the same for. A little backstory: I am...
    TheEvilLeaper TheEvilLeaper
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 18, 2015

    I quit my job last year to work overseas,

    i really hoped that it could work out and be a fresh start but it werent. Now i am back in my hometown. i managed to get a job but is desperately unhappy there (plus it pays less than half what my previous job paid). My colleagues are trying to get rid of me by trying...
    quinti quinti
    Nov 11, 2015

    I knew I was much more,

    but this was new to me. I have never failed at something - maybe life in general, but that doesn't count. The thing is, I didn't get into university. I feel so depressed and disappointed and just hopeless about my life and future all together. I've been crying for the past two...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 30, 2015
    51-55, F
    Dec 27, 2015
    abernesskraek abernesskraek
    18-21, F
    Dec 13, 2015

    Really Not Much to Say About This

    I've failed in all the important areas of my life.  After awhile, you kind of get used to it. I'm not afraid of failure, and I'm pretty at peace with it.  So, don't try to take this away from me. Here's an incomplete list: son parent spouse...
    ag123 ag123
    26 Responses May 30, 2009

    I'm a failure...No, worse

    than that. I'm a passing trend. I'm an accessory. People can just marvel and say how cute I am, or how I have the sweetest mannerisms....But they get bored of me. Everyone does. I can't keep a lasting friendship. I'm afraid to talk to people sometimes. I'm afraid to tell the...
    MuteSurvivor MuteSurvivor
    1 Response Feb 14, 2014

    i am a failure person.

    i lose my family my father mother....................................................... i lose my job. know i am 35 years old without job. 1 years i am still jobless. without job my wife divorce me. i am depressed. and finally i am a heart patient. so my life is done for me?
    sksanjay sksanjay
    31-35, M
    Oct 25, 2015

    I'm reminded of my failure every time I talk to

    my younger sister. The one who gets to live life. The one who is out there enjoying being young. The worst part is knowing that I spend my days trying to force myself to be ok and by the time I've done that, I'm too tired for anything else. I'm too tired to live/thrive. I just...
    js246 js246
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 14, 2015

    Sometimes I feel like I'll never be able to

    amount to anything in life. Before I met her I had no ambition or motivation in life to do anything. Now I feel like I have a soul purpose. It hurts to have your raison d'être come down as a failure. If I fail at the one thing I was put in this world for then there's no reason...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 7, 2015

    You know I wish I could do things right.

    .. But sometimes I doubt myself. My mother doesn't want me as her child, my dad thinks that I won't pass my year twelve exams in tw years, both say I'm a failure, idiot, screw up, mistake. I feel like it sometimes. I want to live a happy life one where I won't have to pretend to...
    Mar1212 Mar1212
    18-21, F
    Oct 23, 2015

    so everything's going wrong lately.

    I don't think i know what to do anymore .
    deleted deleted
    Feb 18, 2016

    ever feel like you did something

    so stupid that your want to kill yourself? I do, and all the time, mostly it's just little stuff though like with my girl friend. I don't try to buy sometimes well just be talking and joking around and she may take something serious and I'll try to talk to her and she just shut...
    Rhykker Rhykker
    18-21, M
    Dec 9, 2015

    It took me a while to realize it.

    I always felt lonely. So why does it hurt so much all of a sudden? I think I finally understand. It hurts, not because I'm downing in this well, but because for just a brief moment, I reached the surface of the water. And for just for that moment, I felt the air, and the warmth...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends
    26-30, M
    Nov 13, 2015

    Im Sorry

    I failed u. All this time i thought it would last, but it didnt. I'm sorry for hurting you befor. I just didn't know. I diserve all that i have bin throug for what i have dun. I know you can never furgive this failure of a man...............Just want you to know............a part...
    GinKiba GinKiba
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 13, 2013


    yes. I am complete failure. I will make  a list and you will see for yourselves:   1. I should have a husband by now 2. I should have some kids by now 3. I should have a house by now 4. I should have a career - I have ....but it is not what I studied for so many...
    justmeandmyself justmeandmyself
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Jun 22, 2008

    The truth about you failing in things in life is

    that your not a failure until you chose to give up. So keep going! You Got This.
    SocialRomance SocialRomance
    22-25, M
    Dec 15, 2015

    I keep losing everything.

    I left my phone in a public bathroom, my wallet was stolen at a bus stop, and I lost my keys three times this month. I have to pay for that ****, over and over again. The absence of all that missing crap is a constant reminder that I suck at even the basic tasks. Total failure.
    Dropdeadreamer Dropdeadreamer
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 29, 2014

    i am studying in college

    and my parents are both proud of me. But they didn't know that i struggled in college. This is the first time i got a terrible result in this semester. my friends are off to study overseas and got their internship, except me. my internship got declined and i have no idea where...
    56jennn 56jennn
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 23, 2015

    Foregone Conclusions....

    Yep, I'm a failure. The teachers and mentors in my life always said "You have so much potential".  Sure I do. I just realized that my great potential equals the absolute ability to screw up anything. My IQ is well above 200 which is genius range. Intelligence means...
    lovenumb lovenumb
    3 Responses May 26, 2009

    I failed the most important exam in my life.

    . But this isnt what makes me depressed.. Its the reaction from my parents.. They cant hide their disappointment.. Im an old failure.. Im 30 yrs old and havent given my parents anything good.. I worked before but that didnt please them so my mother asked me to take another...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit
    31-35, F
    4 Responses May 22, 2015

    I feel like what I do is never enough no matter

    how hard I try I end up doin something wrong
    kittykat980 kittykat980
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jul 17, 2014

    For the last decade I've been trying

    so hard to write a book I've wanted to write for a long time. I've never been any good at anything and that's not an exaggeration. Literally everything I have tried to do I failed miserably to the extent of being compared with burning down a house when trying to make a salad. I...
    aussj4link aussj4link
    2 Responses Sep 22, 2015

    Forever the disappointment child

    that can never do anything right. Can I just take a break from life for a while? Is that possible?
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 9, 2015

    LOSER 101

    I should have known they all lied when they said i had potential: i should have trusted my instincts in looking at the world I should have known that this is my life and in my life things just don't happen   By now i should at least have a job if not a career I...
    tulick tulick
    31-35, F
    37 Responses Jun 26, 2008

    Accomplished Nothing..

    Hello to those who consider themselves fellow failures. -waves- I'm nearly 30 years old and have dropped out of college twice, the second time left me with a huge bill of loans that I can't pay and they've been taking out of my spouse's tax returns even though they promised they...
    nadiasan nadiasan
    3 Responses Jun 18, 2012

    I'm not one to self pity on ep

    but damn.... Just once I'd like to really feel like I have achieved something without messing it up :/ *face-palm*
    Jbonha Jbonha
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jul 15, 2015
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