I Am Afraid of Failing At Everything I Attempt to Do

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 452 People

    Failure

    Am I wrong... or isn't everyone always afraid at failure? No one wants to suffer humiliation or fail at what they do.
    HoldMe HoldMe
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 10, 2009

    Again I am lost, why cant the dark just consume

    me, and everything will be gone.
    msvanish0 msvanish0
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jul 16, 2015

    Fear...

    Fear can be so suffocating. I don't know how to get over this fear of failure. The worst thing for me is that I tend to interpret the weirdest, smallest things as a failure.
    tqoftu tqoftu
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 13, 2007

    Im Afraid I Wont Make It

    Im 19 and basically my life has been flipped upside down recently..over the past 2 months too much has happened. i was a drug addict, not bad but to the point where i was ******* everything up in my life. I almost lost the love of my life.. i dropped out of college.. lost my job...
    Jcappello913 Jcappello913
    18-21, M
    Jan 11, 2010

    Every time I start to try something new,

    I do everything in my power to sabotage myself.
    4in1bodywife 4in1bodywife
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2014

    I'm Afraid Of Failing

    Afraid of failing,That's me,It seems,Everything,I attempt to do,Comes crashin' down,It frightens me,Life like this,No life at all!
    startinover1 startinover1
    46-50
    Jun 29, 2012

    I finally realize that fear was what was

    holding me back from living my life. It's preventing me from doing everything I want to do. I think it would be advantageous for me to just list my fears so that way I know what I'm dealing with. I'm afraid that I will never meet someone who loves me for my personality and is a...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme
    22-25, F
    May 23, 2015

    I always fear that I will be judged by others

    if I fail at something. I feel like I let others down, when in reality it is me who I have let down and that should be the only person that matters in the situation. I have to consult others when I think up taking hobbies and doing activities. Its like I need others approval as...
    tormentedinternally tormentedinternally
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Dec 11, 2014

    Hey guys I'm failing school.

    I want squall it's not like I want to fail school, what is seed I want to succeed. I parents right now. Everybody's even make everybody's losing hope even me. any tips on how to save myself
    TheSignOfLibra TheSignOfLibra
    13-15, F
    Dec 12, 2014

    FALLINGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG!!!

    one of the reasons i'm so shy and quite. i remember my last fall it felt like someone pulled the rug from out beneath me. i cried a lot i felt very insicure. i keep feeling like it's going to happen again. soon. i have a little project of my own to get back what i want and i feel...
    gothicromantic gothicromantic
    16-17, F
    Jul 10, 2009

    I've been putting off doing some things

    that I really should get started on, but I'm afraid that they won't work out the way I hope. One of the things isn't too big of a deal, it could just help me out financially. But the other is my life-long dream, and if I fail at that I don't know what I'd do.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Sep 5, 2015

    Long Story Short...

    i dont know what im going to do with my life, im going to be a high school senior and so far i am afraid to decide what to do as far as a carrer goes cause im scared ill fail at anything i try and will end up wasting my time.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 15, 2009

    It Holds Me Back From Joining a Sports Team.

    this is the only thing that is keeping me from joining my school's or my city's swim team. i'm afraid i won't be good enough.  
    itsjlbruhh itsjlbruhh
    16-17, F
    1 Response Sep 7, 2009
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