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I Am Afraid of Failing At Everything I Attempt to Do

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    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

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    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

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    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 5 days ago

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    Thrown In The Spotlight

    People expect me to do a lot that I'm to scared to do. Because of all these forced situations i haven't been able to control my anxiety recently. My panic attacks have been getting worst, i started vomiting and shaking violently. Its not the normal things that make me scared...
    xxMUSHKAxx xxMUSHKAxx 16-17, F Jul 5, 2013

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    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

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    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 2 Responses Sep 7, 2009

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    Every time I start to try something new,

    I do everything in my power to sabotage myself.
    4in1bodywife 4in1bodywife 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    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

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    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 1 Response Jan 11, 2010

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    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

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    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 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Why? I don't see why death should be a solution. Can someone please explain it? **** off to whatever person that has left you. Is life boring or just sad? Take medicines or drugs...
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    I have failed every paper she has ever given us and I'm not allowed company till my grade comes up and I'm afraid my parents will take my kindle iPod and computer and tv and radio...
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    I don't know where to start. I'm a first semester freshman currently attending school at a community college. I'm paying most of it from federal grants and state scholarships...
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    Quite frankly, I'm terrified of failing, but mainly in areas of importance/life. I find myself second guessing my decision-making too often for comfort and I always replay...
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