I Am a Failure

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    Ok I haven't always been,

    but now I think failure is the least that could be said about my current state. And this is really sad, because I've always been the complete opposite of a failure. I've always been this goody-two-shoes, with the perfect grades, high manners, all quite and obedient....I was all...
    Soligem Soligem
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 27, 2014

    In school I try but I can't concentrate

    and never get my work done.. I failed the literacy test last year, I still have to do my volunteer hours... I can't get a job
    walkinwonder walkinwonder
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 17, 2014

    I feel like everyone my age is doing bigger &

    better things right now. Like I'm 17 and broke.yes I have been doing applications I've been getting interviews the job would be to far I don't have my license. I look down on my self for this. I never ask for help. I'm not asking if it's ok to be this way at 17or should I be...
    aubreylovell aubreylovell
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 8, 2015

    i am nothing but a stupid ugly,

    black kid i am a boy 15 usa ugly asf that's why i don't matter all i do is **** things up i never can do anything i am a failure to the world i am better off dead no one needs me or cares anymore
    Heavensummers Heavensummers
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Sep 3, 2015


     I've always been a failure... I've failed at anything that I've been actually good at... I failed at keeping friends... Failed at school... failed on staying sober... Failed at being normal... and failed at being a friend... Just a little bit of things that I have failed at...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 30, 2008

    There are few things worse

    than being both intelligent and a failure, it's a complete waste but what do you do about it when that's the only accurate way to describe yourself? I should have gone to a good college (not prestigious but better than state) and graduated in the acceptable four years, gone back...
    AnattheDestroyer AnattheDestroyer
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 19, 2014

    Okay so I went out today

    and I forgot to take my pills today... I am so sad and I could not handle being around people for like 30mins. Like wtf? I did not know I was so dependant on my pills. lol help me. I can't live with out being drugged on pills stopping me from being me.
    Scaredmonster Scaredmonster
    18-21, F
    Jan 31, 2015
    51-55, F
    Mar 29, 2015

    I have realized that,

    until now, I have not known what true failure is. Now I know. It feels like regret, guilt, depression, and all bad feelings combined to form a whirlpool of despair in my stomach. I hate this feeling. Not once, in my full ten years of education, have I ever failed a six weeks...
    Maralex654 Maralex654
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 28, 2014

    I feel like the world will be better without me.

    I feel like nobody really cares if I live or die. For my whole life i have been bullied, this made me depressed. I have always been an easy target, fat and sad. My parents have always considered me a disappointment, they wanted a genius son, they got me. I try my best to fit my...
    INeedToVentBadly INeedToVentBadly
    13-15, M
    Nov 5, 2015

    Its been 2 years n i could not get into 3rd yr

    of engineering. Just now my parents came 2 know about it. Don't know what to do ! Where to start from. And i don't wAnt to leave engineering n my parents are forcing me 2 drop out. I am complete waste n failure.
    pras2111 pras2111
    22-25, M
    Jan 28, 2016

    I am about to turn 30 soon.

    I am a lesbian. I have found that I have worked so hard over the years that I have pushed away all my friends and recently I just broke up with my girlfriend. I have never felt more alone. To top it off I need to lose about 80lbs and my job is very stressful. I know that things...
    helpme187 helpme187
    31-35, F
    Jun 3, 2014

    I Always Fail When It Comes To People

    It's always as if some thing happens to where people hate me weather it be friends cause it, I'm not paying enough attention I pay too little attention, then I can't stop thinking about it because I am apologetic and hate for people to be upset and or mad with me.
    shadowXK9 shadowXK9
    22-25, M
    1 Response Aug 14, 2013

    There was this girl I met.

    We met through mutual friends. Back then I was a winner. I was good at football okay in studies and , according to my friends, good looking tho I did not know it. We met at a party and it was love at first sight. I fell in love. I fell in love with her and I could not think...
    itsallaboutfootball itsallaboutfootball
    Feb 5, 2016

    I'm 18, I have a daughter,

    I live at home with my mom. I'm a piece of ****. seriously. I'm a piece of **** mom, daughter, just a piece of **** person in general. you would think mom's would have their own place, their own money to support the child, etc. but I dont. I seriously feel like I'm gonna ruin my...
    Chachix666 Chachix666
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 7, 2015

    i am a failure as a son,

    a brother, a student, as a professional, as a friend...i am even a faiure to my self..i am good at nothing.
    blizzard88 blizzard88
    26-30, M
    1 Response Dec 23, 2013

    Everyday I awake wondering

    if I'm happy to be alive or upset that I have to live another day as the life of a failure. If I could sleep till my last breath I probably would...guess that's just my problem.
    LostAlien LostAlien
    22-25, M
    Jan 21, 2014

    At everything i do. At everything i attempt.

    At everything i value. By every standard I have. By every standard Society has. By every standard that is measured. But theres one thing I am awesome at! and thats being a failure!
    Chinsei Chinsei
    26-30, M
    Oct 13, 2015

    I am only 18. I know I'm very young

    but I really feel like my life is going nowhere. I am having a hard time funding school. My parents can barely afford it. I am working two jobs but I don't see the point in saving up for a car and moving to miami when its not going to happen. We just can't afford it. My sister...
    aortiz95 aortiz95
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 27, 2014

    I fail at everything.

    I even fail on the internet. lmao
    Myzery Myzery
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 9, 2015

    i failed my exam in college i have never seen

    my parents so disappointed with me but i have never been the best student in school . I feel like they are giving up on me . i have never had one stable relationship with a man and i always end up with someone who is violent and aggressive because of this i don't know what love...
    disciplinedacorn95 disciplinedacorn95
    22-25, F
    Jan 9, 2015

    its funny how people always tell you to think

    about yourself for once and then they pick and choose when that should be....Alas...still a failure.
    ollifer ollifer
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 17, 2014

    There was this girl I met.

    We met through mutual friends. Back then I was a winner. I was good at football okay in studies and , according to my friends, good looking tho I did not know it. We met at a party and it was love at first sight. I fell in love. I fell in love with her and I could not think...
    itsallaboutfootball itsallaboutfootball
    Feb 5, 2016

    Every time I get up, I wonder

    why I bother myself with getting up in the morning, because I feel so empty and dead inside. Whenever I wait for the train, I ask myself why not just take one more step forward and it there... I am 25 years old and I never had a boyfriend or even kissed a guy or hold hands. I...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 23, 2015

    Ive always been an average student in school.

    Always A's B's and C's. But I've always been busy with extra curricular stuff. I dance, sing, play the guitar and piano, I'm in a bunch of clubs and activities but its my junior year now I am so stressed because im failing math and finals are next week I haven't learned anything...
    berelyjaz berelyjaz
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 8, 2015

    I tried to hang myself last night.

    I made the noose. Tied it up. Drank enough so I had the courage to go through. Then what I tied it too couldn't hold my weight. It snapped. I now have a mark across my neck and cut across my leg from what I landed on. I couldn't even kill myself right.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 25, 2015

    Some see failure as a bad thing,

    but it doesn't have to be. Because that's just how life works, things rarely go smooth at first. Failure gives an opening for a comeback, a road to success using the knowledge you gained from your mistakes. And if you take that path, your failure can be neglected, you were...
    Axonos Axonos
    18-21, M
    Aug 2, 2015

    I Am A Failure This Is My Story!!!

    I am a failure to myself . I have a beautiful baby boy who is 1 and a baby girl who is 5 and love them very much, but when they are asleep at night i remind myself of all the mistakes that i have made. I think it has to do with when i was molested when i was 9 but no one knows...
    pmperez86 pmperez86
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Oct 29, 2010


    I do not FAIL...I succeed in finding out what does not work.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Sep 11, 2012

    All of my true friends,

    the ones I thought cared about me, hate me now, and this isn't the first time it happens... Everytime o get true friends who actually understand me and I feel like I fit in, they either begin ignoring me (like now) or they just say outright that they hate me, wtf is wrong with...
    AnonymousSigh AnonymousSigh
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 19, 2015

    I damaged our car. It wasn't my fault.

    Someone was speeding on the wrong side of the road, but I did a sharp turn on wet road and I skidded, damaging the Tire. I'm not sure if it can be fixed because it looked like something was leaking and the steering wheel was acting funny. I think I broke the Axel which if I...
    JustaSketch JustaSketch
    22-25, M
    1 Response Nov 8, 2015

    So I left my job for what I thought would be a

    new and better step into my career. Didn't last but more than six weeks Ain't risk a ***** stupid woman, thinking you could do better This is why I play safe Don't think I'll tell my fam until I have to. Don't need the judgement or the "I told you so's..." feel embarrassed...
    ollifer ollifer
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 14, 2015

    ... or at least that is something

    that my inner demons keep repeating. I was always told that I had a brilliant future waiting for me because I always got such good grades. My mom was so proud of me! I dreamt of becoming an engineer. But, truthfully... I don't have that many memories from my childhood. They...
    fiamma37 fiamma37
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Dec 26, 2013
    cashetty69 cashetty69
    51-55, M
    Aug 29, 2015

    I lived my life thinking

    that i am a failure...because no matter what i do, no matter how much i have achieved and no matter how much i have spend my effort, money or time to help others, i am always a failure or unimportant.... I have achieved well in my studies, my career, trying hard to please my...
    asyilah asyilah
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2014

    I am a failure not going to lie about that.

    Don't have any real talent, I usually ends up last in class. I don't have any real special talent, and in a big group no one notices me. It's true I am failure. It takes me weeks to understand something, while the other only needs a day. I need to study for months before a test...
    ayeitsjhoicx ayeitsjhoicx
    22-25, F
    Jan 16, 2015


    Last night, a Lot of stuff from my past caught up with me, a lot of things from my childhood, being raped, and molested and everything, and it got to be too much for me to handle last night, I was in bad shape when I went to bed, but I thought if I just went to sleep, I could...
    xSilentlySufferingx xSilentlySufferingx
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 8, 2010

    yet another "no" from a job.

    i need a job fast, but i am just a student. due to the university requirements, i must get an internship that will relate the course that i am studying. but come on.. the country that i stayed, there is not much animal related work that i can do. even there are, i can't just...
    56jennn 56jennn
    22-25, F
    Dec 24, 2015

    Growing up I was always extremely shy

    and reclusive. In school I would never talk to anybody at all. At home I would always lock myself in my room and draw cartoons. I have always been obsessed with cartoons. I've spent countless hours studying all of my favorite cartoonists, following cartoonists blogs like John K...
    Jzmeadows Jzmeadows
    26-30, M
    Jan 11, 2015


    ! I'm going to hurt myself!!! Someone message me now I just need some help!
    ison71 ison71
    18-21, M
    Feb 7, 2014

    So here I am, suffering from depression,

    suicidal, addicted to self-harm and alcohol. My so-called family pretend to care but they don't. I live alone in a tiny, ******, stinky flat. My life rhythm is ridiculous, like falling asleep at 2pm and getting up 14 hours later. I tried to commit suicide 5 times. I failed my...
    Payinghug Payinghug
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 26, 2014

    My husband depended on me

    for everything the last four years of his life. He was so very ill. I'm crying as I write this.. The pain is so deep and never ending. He wasn't just a husband. He was my best friend my soul mate my confidant my biggest cheerleader. He meant everything to me and I meant...
    tammynsparkles tammynsparkles
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 6, 2014

    realizing your failures is no easy task.

    I've been out of high school for almost two years. I have no job. no further education. I have a car payment that I can't afford. I even have a slight **** addiction for ***** sake. no boyfriend. my best friend is my 32 year old pot head neighbour. ALL I want is to be able to...
    ecress ecress
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 2, 2014

    How Everyone Else Sees Me

    Like a twisted little mess All i cause is distress Putting my love to the test Always ends like the rest Nobody can see inside my heart of hearts Being smacked with a thousand darts I am cursed in this world Something i have strongly held I want to die in the night Whilst i hold...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout
    31-35, F
    Oct 1, 2013

    i am my own enemy. i miss important deadlines

    on purpose. i sabotage myself at every turn. when i'm at work i'm totally organized and take care of things but whenever anything has to do with me and my own well-being, i'll prevent myself from succeeding every time. i procrastinate everything. i'm thirty years old and i can...
    feelingshitty feelingshitty
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Aug 10, 2014

    It's time I come clean about myself.

    It will help me a bit to just confess my sins here. I was never aware of these things all these years. All the time I thought I was doing well. I wasn't. This is a story that might shock you, because it is rather unusual. I am 23, I have been traveling for 3 years, going on my...
    jollygoat jollygoat
    22-25, M
    Feb 25, 2015

    I tried to ask this girl out

    and I got rejected I'm such a failure!!:'(
    100BlackRoses 100BlackRoses
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 15, 2014

    There is a experience,

    a stupid moment, That I keep playing over and over and over in my mind. It won't get out. How could I be so stupid? Why did I let someone in? It's all my fault... And it's not even a huge deal in some peoples eyes what I did. Stupid stupid stupid me. Stupid ME!
    Scaredmonster Scaredmonster
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 15, 2015

    I am a failure. I am the opposite of King Midas.

    Everything I touch turns to ****, not gold. I can't trust my brain to make sound decisions. Every time I think I have it figured out, I'm quickly proven wrong in epic fashion. I'm about to give up. On myself. On life.
    DanicaER DanicaER
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 12, 2015

    After I lost my job, failed to complete school,

    spent time in a psychiatric hospital, and cut off all my relationships out of fear of shame, I was told I had both a learning and emotional disability. My best friend was accidentally killed by her then-ex-boyfriend when he was drunk, who also died during the incident. My father...
    Rocketpop Rocketpop
    22-25, M
    1 Response Feb 28, 2016

    Mayby I should introduce myself

    or at least my general demographic. I'm a 21 year old male college student who's studying sociology and psychology with the intent of either being a parole officer or school counselor, but at this point I have no idea if I'll reach those goals. To bring you all up to speed, I've...
    AbeLinkedIn AbeLinkedIn
    22-25, M
    May 1, 2014

    Today I really feel like I have failed at

    everything. There was a time when I was the best in my class now I'm just that girl. There was a time when I was somebody's favourite person now nobody knows me. There was a time when I loved my job and the people I work with now I don't know why I'm doing what I do. There was a...
    Monoka14 Monoka14
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 9, 2014

    Please Help Me

    I failed math. Some please help me. I take can't it anymore. I can't take the stress, the failure, the pressure, the embarrassment. I need to talk to someone. I don't want to wake up the next morning the face all the stress and pressure. I need help. Someone please talk to me.
    HowlWing HowlWing
    18-21, F
    Sep 25, 2013

    I'm Lost

     I'm lost. I don't know what to do or how to do it. I have always felt that I'm unable to navigate through life... I have never been good at socializing, never had friends, I've always watched life pass me by from the most isolated corner I could find. I have never been...
    veryverylost veryverylost
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2009
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