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I Am a Complete Failure

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    Such a failure. I've accepted it,

    now I openly tell everyone I suck without feeling any hope for it to change. Openly tell people I'm a failure as easy as talking about the weather. Honestly it really would be better if I was never born. And don't you try saying things would be better, I have considered all that...
    aeinhardt aeinhardt 18-21, M 1 Response May 22

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    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 38 mins ago

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    I feel like failure at everything.

    school,guitar, relationships. I fail at them all. I just want to lay in bed. but I can't do that.
    tiuchia tiuchia 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 10

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    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

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    I'm over 40. I have no job.

    No friends. I pretty much just watch **** all day while ******* it. I had so many dreams when I was younger. I used to tell myself I'd be somebody someday. Somebody important. Now look at me. I get money from the government for being retarded. What is my life good for? Why am I...
    seasonedspy seasonedspy 41-45, M 3 Responses May 7, 2014

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    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 5 Responses Jul 17, 2014

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    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 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 13, 2013

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    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

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    PEOPLE DIE AT ANY AGE NOBODY KNOWS WHAT YOUR

    TALKING ABOUT REPORT THE FAT COWM...NOW SHE PLAYS IT LIKE WHO CARES GET OUT OF THE TV IF YOU DONT CARE
    HAPPYMOTHERDAY223 HAPPYMOTHERDAY223 51-55, F May 10

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    A complete failure when it comes to you.

    This is the third and last time. I swear, I won't try again.First was the "seen zone", second was the blank stare flat affect expressionless face. And now this? Saying I stare at you like I'm a maniac and I look like a rapist and that you wouldn't want me around you.I know I do...
    deadkid deadkid 22-25 Apr 21

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    try to help and fail.

    people keep trusting me and i let them down. i cant show enough love or support. its not enough to make a difference. the love i feel is not worthy of them. i cannot comfort or bring smiles. all i have is an ego that makes me believe i can. i write worthless words and...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 27

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    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 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    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

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    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.
    nathanieljlaw nathanieljlaw 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I Am

    I'm 17 My parents divorced while I was 5 and my bro 3 My mom works in a fish market, and we're very poor. When I was 12, I developed bulimia and my grade started to drop. My brother hates me very much and I don't even have a true friend. I'm just a burden to my family...
    minbellebnim minbellebnim 16-17 6 Responses Feb 20, 2012

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    I am a 50 year old who

    now wonders what he's going to do for the rest of his life. in my youth I had aspirations to be an architect. I got my first job working for one as a draftsman when I was 16. I have benn doing that ever since. I went to college but never got that Architecture degree. I changed...
    jpchaney jpchaney 51-55, M 1 Response May 2

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    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...
    geeklane geeklane 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I've given up everything

    and I still can't get life together
    tsbegh tsbegh 18-21, F Jul 28

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    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 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    So in my school right

    now we are getting a load of tests and stuff. I have tried studying for them but nothing has really worked and I am going to fail for sure. I just hate been so dumb!
    DavidSimmons DavidSimmons 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 2

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    I wasted my summer prepping

    for this entrance exam living with people I hate, working everyday...not relaxing or doing as much as I wanted to do during my time off. I've not done one thing for myself all summer. Been made to work all day becoz old women...can't sit put, or be happy with anything. I didn't...
    dii97 dii97 18-21, F May 25

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    46 years old, no career/job,

    bankrupt, diagnosed with schizoid and borderline personality disorder about a month ago. Wife, with 5 children - 6 to 12 years old. No savings, and no future - about to be evicted to live somewhere on the street. Considering suicide, but just do not have the courage - does not...
    CHDKO CHDKO 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 28, 2014

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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

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    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 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    I am almost 40 and can't keep a job.

    I am a true failure, the only good thing that I have in my life is my spouse and 2 children. I left them for a job in another state and 4 months later I have nothing to show for it. I lost that job and cannot find another one. With money running out and my family getting...
    Redneckrythem Redneckrythem 31-35, M 2 Responses May 10, 2014

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    jayn12 jayn12 18-21, F Jun 23

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    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

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    baseMENTFILMSIN55 baseMENTFILMSIN55 51-55 Mar 31

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    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

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    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 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 12, 2014

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    SHE IS A CONTINUED HACKING BUGGING RELEVANT

    FAILURE A TRAINED SEAL....
    go44liarfailedtrusttest123 go44liarfailedtrusttest123 51-55, F May 8

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    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 12 Responses Nov 17, 2009

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    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 31-35, M 9 Responses Sep 17, 2013

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    THIS IS THE WORTHLESS PIG STARTING WITH ME.

    .. GRAB HER FROM THE MOMENT SHE STARTS.....THAT'S IT.... ALL THOSE NEW PROFILES ARE NOT CONNECTED TO HER GOOGLE SCUM EITHER... WE CAN CHAT .....
    FARTBBB FARTBBB 51-55, F Mar 29

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    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 41-45 3 Responses May 26, 2009

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    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 3 Responses Jul 27

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    Failed

    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

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    Too Late To Change Things Now

    I spent my life taking care of others and trying to please people so they'd like me. Now I'm alone. Never had time or made the right connection for a family of my own, so no kids, no spouse. Parents are dead and the fallout took my brother and sister, who are years older than I...
    SadJess SadJess 46-50 3 Responses Sep 1, 2012

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    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 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 14, 2014

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    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.
    8slowlyFading8 8slowlyFading8 18-21 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    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 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 29, 2014

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    I forget to close the office door more

    than once: I don't care about anything he has to say and I'm intentionally ignoring him. Wtf. Every single ******* time I forget something, I'm intentionally ignoring him and don't give a **** what he has to say. HE WILL NOT LISTEN TO ME TELL HIM THAT I FORGOT. I do NOT...
    thatonecxnt thatonecxnt 22-25, F Jun 6

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    The reason why I'm on EP is to socialise,

    I hope I might actually befriend someone on here and maybe even hang out. Pathetic. I see a lot of questions asking if people are the same outside EP as they are in it, in fact I openly tell others how worthless I am.
    aeinhardt aeinhardt 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    I am but hahaha Own It!

    - thats what my teacher taught me .. ^~^
    mozaq mozaq 16-17, F Aug 12

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