Post

I Am a Disappointment

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 275 People

    I Have Grown Up To Be A Dissapointment...

    There's a lot I could put here but the beginning of the story had me in My own House living away from my family, and I was clueless about how to do it. I didn't know how to budget , I didn't know how to live, I was terrified of budgeting and sucked at it. So much...
    acircle acircle 36-40, F 9 Responses Oct 27, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Worthless

    I'm 26, almost 27. I see all these "Generation Y" and "what to do/what not to do in your 20s" lists and articles posted up by people on Facebook all the time and I never find them to be uplifting or helpful, I just become more insecure about myself and make me feel worse about my...
    Completefailure Completefailure 26-30 Oct 15, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Well That's What My Mother Used To Say

    Yeah Mum said that ALL the time (and that was some of the nicer stuff she said). But she is an IDIOT, so it has never really bothered me too much :)
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 9 Responses Oct 27, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Why M I So Bad?

    i not only disappoint everyone i know .... but sadly i m sooo disappointed in myself .... i have got millions of things to do ... but m juz running away ... i want to hide my face and never show it to anyone in this world .... thrs no way tht i can be proud of something tht i...
    bored2dth bored2dth 21-25, F 3 Responses Mar 3, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    All I have are regrets.

    I regret everything that I have done in my short years of life have been full of regrets, and unhappiness. I feel like a waste of space, and a ****** fool because I am the one who mess up my life, and sadly no matter how hard I try and want things to get better I know it wont...
    RegretfullySO RegretfullySO 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 25

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It sucks. Staying up all night wondering

    why you're not good enough, looking in the mirror and having tears rolling down your face, being around your friends and feeling like your not welcome. Depression is probably the worst. And nothing it's harder when you have feeling for someone who makes you feel worthless. He...
    rawrsaysthekitty rawrsaysthekitty 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 25

    Your Response

    Cancel

    All my growing life..

    .I can't remember a time where my parents were proud of me for anything. What ever I did - was not good enough. I have never - ever achieved a sense of accomplishment involving my parents. My dad has since passed on (2001) - and my one everlasting regret - was never hearing how...
    failureintheireyes failureintheireyes 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 18

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The world taught me everything,

    but I wasn't listening The world showed me all it's beauty, but I wasn't paying attention The world gave me the sun, but I hid in the shadows. The world gave me my smile, but I chose not to wear it. The world gave me my life and I gave the world another disappointment.
    worldonfire worldonfire 18-21, F May 28

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Husband has been acting distant

    for a while and ready to pick a argument for anything. To many mix emotions regarding my marriage right now. He's away for the week and we have not talked which is fine with me BUT not call my our son to see how's he is doing!?!? Really has me boiling and sad. It's like, he...
    tulipad tulipad 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 25

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Life...

    I've become everything I swore I'd never become. The thought of me drinking never went through my head. Low and behold some odd years later here I sit with a bottle at my side to comfort me and put me to bed. Smoking weed isn't bad, but at this point other drugs are looking...
    aBlackRoseBurial aBlackRoseBurial 22-25, M 5 Responses Feb 27, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Anything...

    I am the bad seed of the family. The ugly duck. The mistake. I want to change that. To be good at something. Be good at anything. I want to prove all of them wrong. I want to be someone in the family. Someone to be proud of. Everyone has something to make them stand out. But all...
    confusedanddone confusedanddone 18-21, F Jul 24, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Where Do I Go?

    I am 22 years old and still trying to find my way in life. I have interests but nothing that truly motivates me to act further. Feels like my life is on hold for now while I wait for something to happen. My father feels otherwise. He scolds or orders me to live the life he...
    theend15 theend15 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 30, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    All I have are regrets.

    I regret everything that I have done in my short years of life have been full of regrets, and unhappiness. I feel like a waste of space, and a ****** fool because I am the one who mess up my life, and sadly no matter how hard I try and want things to get better I know it wont...
    RegretfullySO RegretfullySO 18-21, F Feb 25

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Will My Children Forgive Me?

    It's been a hard 2 years - as a mother I'm not performing as well as I used to.  I'm blessed with undemanding children, but I can see their puzzlement as I stumble through each day, just trying to get the bare minimum done. It'll pass, I'm sure, I love my children too much...
    SimpleSimonette SimpleSimonette 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 16, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Don't Know Is it bad

    if I avoid my dad? He tells me he loves me, but I don't know. He's a big religious person, and he thinks I should be, too. But it's not that important to me as it is to him. I feel like he knows nothing about me. He can't even name my favorite music, movie, or even color. If I'm...
    Hitchtheturtle77 Hitchtheturtle77 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 18, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It Wasnt My Day

    I was told that i was a disappointment 3 times in 8 hours from people who meant a lot to me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 27, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Am

     i know i couldve done better at my grades if i tried a little harder...i would've had to work my *** off though and im lazy! :( what i cant stand is that my dad didn't even get mad (shocker) he just gave me this "im so disappointed in you" look and told me I'm...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 27, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    To Mostly Everybody...

    It seems like most of the people in my family, especially my parents, believe me to be a disappointment, or at least they make me feel like I am... I can never do anything right in their eyes, every time I try to make them happy I always fail and get yelled at. Like I don't have...
    xLoneWolfForeverx xLoneWolfForeverx 16-17, M 2 Responses May 8, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Im Nobody

    i'm 19 years old now but it's like i can't prove "something" or "anything" to my parents and myself. i stop studying for a year now because of a financial problem, but that's not a problem to me, i understand that and since i'm still going to continue my study soon. so since i...
    imsuchaloser imsuchaloser 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 14, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Parents and Almost All My Relatives Think So

    They believe that I am a hell bound sinner. And my parents are kind, but they treat me more like a guest then a daughter.  :/
    Gelfwings Gelfwings 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 25, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Hate My Father

    My father told me today that I was a disappointment to him. He was giving me a ride to college and we were talking about that has been going on in my life because he just returned from Brazil. I've been putting off taking my driver's license for a while and he keeps bugging me...
    BBBB3 BBBB3 18-21, F 2 Responses May 17, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Sorry

    I feel so sorry for my parents. From all accounts they were the popular ones in high school and when they had kids they ended up with me. I wasn't what they wanted I let them down at every junction in life. Now that I'm older they both want grand babies and a wedding to...
    lookin4sumthing lookin4sumthing 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 15, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Am A Disappointment

    everyday my mother will moan at me shouting, why can't you be this? why cant you be that?the truth is i don't know how to. i am a quiet person, i don't like to talk much but she thinks im being ungrateful and a complete idiot to her. i am a disappointment, she's always comparing...
    livinginspace livinginspace 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Year after year I continue to disappoint my

    parents. From getting pregnant with my son mere weeks after graduating high school (although he and his sister are the lights of their grandparents lives), plunging myself into debt with my compulsive spending, failing in college, and generally not being able to do the adult...
    SilentTears930 SilentTears930 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 5

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Again.....

    I can never do anything right, even though I planned everything, I had been planning for a while and knew what we were going to do I still couldn't do it. We've been together for 3 years now and I still don't know how to stop disappointing her, I wonder why she's even with me,I...
    Diztorshion Diztorshion 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 31, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    This Is What Is Said About Me. I Don't Feel The Same Way, At Least Not Always...

    You've embarrassed me for the last time. You ruined my account You ruined my reputation You ruin my work on a constant basis always bringing ignorance and cowardice and vomiting everywhere you have access You are a disappointment to me that I can not get over. I have always...
    whatisaid whatisaid 31-35, F Aug 8, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    ?

    Yeah.. So be disappointed. I already know I can be at times. Not always.
    LifelessSource LifelessSource 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Am The Black Sheep Of The Family And Will Always Be A Disappointment To My Parents

    I am 23 year old woman. I grew up in the streets of L.A. I have no children nor marriges I will graduate this fall with my Bachelors in Business Admin. with an option in Economics at Cal State LA I am a model and have been published world wide in magazines and books. I am the...
    CSULAcollege23 CSULAcollege23 22-25 Jan 31, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    That Could Have Been Me

    When I was younger, I was brilliant. I used to get outstanding grades and shining report cards. I didn't have many friends, but I was always happy. My teacher's all loved me and thought I was a joy to teach. But after I went to Comprehensive School, it all went down hill. I...
    Meeoko Meeoko 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Ever since I was younger,

    my father and me never had a really good relationship. He would always belittle me, and just today I was talking to him about taking some summer classes. Instead of being happy that I want to take summer classes he said he didn't care because My major is in Fine Arts. Art is...
    AurelHoxhaALB AurelHoxhaALB 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 29

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Live To Disappoint

    I am a disappointment to my family, the only people who at one point had expectations of what my life would be, and I have failed them. I am an only child, my parents have no one else to pin their hopes on. They like to ignore most of my problems, make believe that it's STILL...
    newmurderer newmurderer 70+ 2 Responses Apr 27, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    This Isn't What I Asked For.

    Every time that I try to order a pizza like this, pizza pizza fails to cooperate. It's extremally disappointing and disheartening. Has anyone ever tried this with success?  
    NoNameFace NoNameFace 16-17 2 Responses May 4, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Idk.. Something Vague

    I can never tell whether I have true reasons to feel this way or whether I am just a coward. For that reason I feel like a fool for writing this but I need outside input on myself. I also apologize because this may seem like complete teenage angst drama but there's more. It's...
    nicholasVBVA nicholasVBVA 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 13, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Parents

    Apparently i am. my mom and dad say so a lot just cause my sis and bro get A's on there grades and i get B's or C's they cuss me out telling the worst things! like only a day ago my dad yelled cause i got a C that I was going to end up and ugly hobo that sells there body for sex...
    blackfire217 blackfire217 18-21, F Jan 13, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My mother no longer seems to love me

    after an incident happened where i got a workman to do something for her and he didnt do the best job and charged a large sum i dont know if she thinks i delibertely got someone like him and i knew the quality of his work and it seems that other family members are making her...
    shcali shcali 22-25, F Jan 17

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    Everyone walks out on my life that I care about.
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am bisexual. My family isn't fond of gays and lesbians. I'm a disappointment to them. They have told me if I was gone no one would notice. I tested that. I disappeared for 3...
    BeautyInBlack BeautyInBlack 13-15, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ---WARNING: Venting piece, don't read if you don't want to--- I've realized that after 5 years of depression, I can't do this anymore. I can't. I'm done trying to hold onto a...
    00SecretGarden00 00SecretGarden00 13-15, F 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel like everyone is lonely. No matter who your with or how long you are with them they will never be good enough.. They can make you feel happy for a while.. But u will never...
    mydarkangel mydarkangel 16-17, F Jul 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well to all those who actually care and respond when I put these bi things on: I finally had my gay experience. My first experience was my first kiss with this guy I really like...
    WhyDoesLifeSuck WhyDoesLifeSuck 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi, I'm 16 this year. I just really need someone who can relate to me. I hate myself so much. I hate everything about myself. And this is why. I'm Asian so ever since I was young...
    jyjho jyjho 16-17, F 7 Responses Jul 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    don't, not much at all. When I do, I'm really not much good at handling it. I don't like anger much at all. Sometimes it's a fury inside & then it's mixed with love and passion and...
    MillyMilly33 MillyMilly33 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I met him almost 18 months ago, it was lightening.. incredible chemistry immediately. I had never experienced anything like it in my life... I remember the day, I remember...
    Scorpionchild Scorpionchild 46-50, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    - you have a dynamic, inquisitive inner nature, highly motivated to accomplish something worthwhile in life: righting the wrongs and dispensing justice for all, championing those...
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Today, I woke up okay. But then, my mom's boyfriend went downstairs and suddenly my morning turned sour. Why do I have to see his stupid face everyday, let alone, first thing as I...
    clawrist clawrist 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Part 3. Recovery I woke up confused. I got the sense of being moved, and I could hear my wife chatting with someone as we moved. I opened my eyes to find that my bed was being...
    ludix ludix 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Im enveloped in this dark aura. I feel nothing. I feel only numbness. I wasn't always like this.. i used to be so happy, full of life, but after all the betrayals, and dealing...
    AntonyRyan AntonyRyan 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    After so long of trying to make everyone else happy, I can thank my 17 month old daughter for teaching me that it is time for me to focus on myself and her of course instead of...
    sunniedays89 sunniedays89 22-25, F Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Not just today, but almost everyday. I mean I love him, I truly do but I hate him too. He's a disappointment in every imaginable way. He's been this way for a very long time. But...
    kacie1197 kacie1197 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I started dating my soul mate on 2/9/89 and married him on 6/19/93. We started our family by having a daughter on 8/12/95 and then a son on 2/18/00. Our lives were dedicated to...
    zbrokenheart zbrokenheart 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Last October, my drinking had gotten to the point where a concerned out-of-town acquaintance called the local police out of concern for my well-being. Long story short, I was...
    brattyjenn brattyjenn 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 3