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I Am Disappointed In Myself

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    Trying My Best

    How can you be disappointed in yourself if you strive to be the best at everything you do? I try hard to get everything I want to get done, done. If I don't, I feel like I was not trying hard enough. I am either too lazy, or pushing myself too far. I wish I knew how to be in...
    SavedByGrace14 SavedByGrace14 22-25, F Feb 1, 2008

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    Sorry Butterfly

    I'm sorry I'm not as considerate as I should be I'm sorry I **** up. I'm sorry about everything I've done I'm sorry for being so stupid but if you will stand by me through this then we've passed the first obstacle we can do it again. I can do anything but only if you are right...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 3, 2013

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    Feel Like Im Going Nowhere

    i decided to write about this because at the moment i am feeling extremely disappointed in myself and i need to get it out somewhere. Last year i went through a pretty severe bout of depression, and everything fell apart.  Before this i was a good student and friend; a...
    Megalomaniac Megalomaniac 16-18, F 3 Responses Jan 1, 2008

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    Why can't I get the courage to leave?

    He's trying to work things out, but he's only giving 50 percent. I wish they made hand books on feelings.
    carebear1019 carebear1019 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    My Grades And My Life

    Sometimes, I feel like I'm wasting my life. I sit on facebook or play with my ipod when I'm not supposed too or hibernate in my room, and I want to change my life. It really hurts me knowing that I've been lying my way through life and doing things I'm not supposed to. I'm the...
    LittleLover11222 LittleLover11222 13-15 2 Responses Mar 20, 2012

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    I Am Disappointed.! Days Are Passing Now :(

    I am now very much disappointed from my life. I am 17 years old.. days are passing, Time is not waiting :(.. and now i feel i can never find them. I am now sad, that feeling of pain.. will my life will go on and on.. and when i will get old. very old. i would have a feeling of...
    IamVanshSolanki IamVanshSolanki 18-21, M Sep 13, 2013

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    I failed pre-calculus.

    There. I said it. And I'll say it again. I'm in my first semester of college and I've already failed a class. An ugly F on my otherwise perfect transcript. I feel like a failure. A disgusting failure. I've never failed a class before in my entire life. None of my friends failed...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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    I Am Such A Disappointment

     I triuly feel like I am a disappointment. I feel like I am disappointing everyone, and if I am not disappointing them, I am really disappointing myself, failing in everything that I am trying to accomplish. I feel like there is not a damn thing, that I can truly...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 12, 2010

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    I Want To...

    So I'm intoxicated in my kitchen listening to the same song on repeat. Three years ago today my best friend died of the swine flu. [supposedly] ¬¬ and it got me thinking.. about him.. our lives.. our conversations.. our plans of our future.. and where I find myself now. I...
    Cosreal Cosreal 26-30, F Sep 25, 2012

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    Today...

    I had it all planned today... My sister is in surgery, right now, getting a tumor removed from her neck. The good news is that it's not cancerous... but she was afraid, as this is her first surgery ever. I had went to therapy and planned to go straight to the hospital afterward...
    deleted deleted 26-30 23 Responses Jul 29, 2009

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    I'm soo very disappointed at myself!

    ! I feel I could've done better! First with school!! Then with my parents I should've become a better daughter! Cuz they have given me so much! 💔 Then with my ex! I promise I would be there for him! But it hurts me so bad so bad that I just had to cut him out of my life! He...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F May 13

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    Christmas is right around the corner

    so my mother and I went shopping. I was so excited to buy gifts for the family that I accidentally lost one of the gifts in Jcpenney. I was too distracted! I got mad that I could have lost such a wonderful gift I wanted to give for my brother David. It was a lego set! I hate...
    87athleteunknown 87athleteunknown 18-21, F Dec 14, 2013

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    Today is just not a good day.

    I talked to my mom last night, which isn't a bad thing. It just makes me think about the current state of my life. I feel like such a disappointment to my family. I had my first son at 16, my second son at 20 (both by different men) and I'll be divorced soon. I don't have a good...
    FreedomtoFly FreedomtoFly 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    I Know What I Need To Do But Will I?

    I am extremely disappointed in myself right now.  I do NOT understand why I am allowing this man to verbally abuse me.  I do love him but am not head over heels in love with him!  Today when he was talking his crap, I could feel my heart rate going up.  I became afraid.  I...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 14 Responses May 29, 2011

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    Don't Know Why I Am......

    I've had so many losses in my life I can't count. I've yet again let myself trust someone, and they let my heart die. I know its me, in my fantasy that they might actually see me. But no, my own stupidity made up for that. They moved forward and my heart died. Its happened so...
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7, 2013

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    I Wish I Know Why.......

    everytime i come back from home its the most obvious feeling i have......a vaccume!! but this time i had felt this strange empatiness even when i was at home among family and people i love..!! sometime it feels like i am just a waste of space in this world not knowing what i want...
    destinygirl22 destinygirl22 26-30, F Jul 3, 2011

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    Why am I such a frigging idiot.

    ..I always mess it up, do something stupid, or just generally be a bitchy **** up. I can't stand it...knowing I'll never be good enough..
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    Not Doing As Well As I'd Like

    I'm disappointed that my weight loss plans and dieting stuff isn't going how I'd like it to. The plan that I told my counselor was that for the next week I would stop eating so many carbs, lay off the pizza, and eat smaller portions 5 times a day. Well, I've already had pizza 3...
    skyhook2612 skyhook2612 18-21, F Jun 10, 2012

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    Being Left Behind

    I'm pretty sure there is something seriously wrong with me. I keep hearing about all these teenagers people around the world who are making something of themselves. They're making huge differences in society and I'm here doing shittle. Why can't I be like them. Seriously been...
    ZarahsInsanity ZarahsInsanity 16-17, F Sep 10, 2013

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    I Am Truly Disappointed With Myself

    i'm living in this world like a corpse.. I am student and 21 years old. I don't have specific friend and make a friend with lots of people.. but people like to use me for their own benefits. i have a boyfriend once, but we already ended our relationship because at that time i don...
    AmyJess AmyJess 18-21 2 Responses Nov 30, 2012

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    Ive Let Myself Down

    From the time i was a little girl I always remembered competing with other children over who would get the highest grade on an addition test or who can run to the wall the fastest. I always remember myself aiming so high to try to be the perfect child to try and impress my mom...
    XoalleaXo XoalleaXo 16-17, F Feb 18, 2011

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    I'm turning 23 in December,

    never had a real job (just babysit once in a while), no license. It's really getting to me. I'm a huge disappointment not only to myself but to my father, I don't feel like a good example to my brother. I'm just on the verge of giving up. Trying real hard not to become depressed...
    ButterflyBesitos ButterflyBesitos 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Don't Know Whats Wrong........!!!!

    when i joined this group i didn't think of writting anytrhing here becoz whatever i m...i believe in myself. but still i joined becoz sumtime i feel so absent from life...!!! i feel i m not living to my potental, i feel like i m cheating myself and doing sumthing i know i cann't...
    destinygirl22 destinygirl22 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 14, 2011

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    I Am Disappointed In Myself

    Where to start!!!!  I married young and had the worst marriage anyone could ask for.  By the age of 30 I was a single mom of my two wonderful daughters.  Life was certainly looking up for the three of us.  I met and fell in love with the total opposite man I...
    Dane01 Dane01 36-40 2 Responses Feb 6, 2009

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    Not A Good Point In My Life

    Sure I've grown as a person since last year, but I have thrown a lot of things down the drain..and I know I could have prevented them if I had tried harder. I don't know what is going on with me and with my life. If my 13 or even 16 year old saw me now..I would be terrified of my...
    analyzing analyzing 18-21, F Oct 28, 2012

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    I Feel Dumb

    I got my ACT scores back this morning. I didn't do so well. The thought of applying to colleges with that score is making me physically sick. I am so stressed out right now. I've never been good at taking tests but I expected to get a higher score. I was hoping for a 30 at...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 65 Responses May 8, 2010

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    Yesterday was a hard

    and tiring day.... I have not been doing alright when It comes to my nerves! Nerves! My body betrays me with every step I take! At the moment, I am taking seroquel and selecsa.... But, recently my doctor has tried to get me j to Prozac! Yes, I am a disappointment in every way...
    opheliaophelia opheliaophelia 22-25, F Jun 22

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    Today is a bad day, my friends ignored me

    and i feel very upset . maybe i didn't try my best and they disappointed . And i alone all day . I don't know what i have to do .
    Dancingwithmycat Dancingwithmycat 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    There have been so many things going on

    and I've just given up. I used to be top student in my class now I'm getting straight F's. I use to be fun loving and care about everyone and everything. Now I couldn't give a **** about anything or anyone. I use to make my mom proud. Now she can't even look me in the eye. I've...
    brokensoul1417 brokensoul1417 16-17, F 1 Response May 12

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    Why Is This Bothering Me So Much?!

    I just recently attended my prom on saturday and i went with my best friends cousin and she went with his friend. Keep in mind that he was pretty much a complete stranger to me so it was very awkward. Well the beginning was fun and the food was great but then the music started...
    lemach94 lemach94 16-17, F Apr 11, 2011

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    I Wish I Can Turn Back Time...

    I used to think highly of myself and be high achieving and charitable work even manager of volunteer charity work aside from my own work but now I have totally walked away from that, and even when I want to reach out to assist people I fear I might get bitten by people again. I...
    DennisTrash DennisTrash 26-30 3 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    spark121480 spark121480 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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    I've come to a point

    where my disappointment in myself has turned to disgust and my meager vocabulary fails to describe how I feel so all I can do is make sounds that vaguely resemble dry heaving and gagging.
    Ridiculousity Ridiculousity 18-21 Jul 22

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    I felt like my first year in high school I

    didn't really try my best. I've been slacking off and lying to my mom. I got good grade 'A' , 'B', and 'C'. But I never get c and when I do I fix them. I know I'm suppose to do good and school but I can't help to think that schools not worth it. And my family is big on school...
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F Jun 22

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    Wasting A Life

    I'm sure I'm one among millions to have this feeling. I'm 25, pushing responsibilities ahead in time and slowly losing all my interest in everything in life. My regular days are filled with thoughts of confusion, anxiety, lying to myself and others, avoidance of confrontation. I...
    n3u2o n3u2o 22-25 5 Responses Nov 8, 2011

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    I think i failed that english exam .

    . I just get all nsnxhjJakdksk in exams :((
    ukulimna ukulimna 16-17, F Jun 4

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    Because I Am Getting Bad Grades

    For the first time in my life I am getting bad grades. Not that I am arrogant or anything but I have always found it pretty easy to stay on top, keep up to date with work and done well at the end of it. However, now, at a time when I really need to do well - university - I am not...
    juniper juniper 21-25, F 2 Responses May 19, 2008

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    Feel Like Im Going Nowhere

    i decided to write about this because at the moment i am feeling extremely disappointed in myself and i need to get it out somewhere. Last year i went through a pretty severe bout of depression, and everything fell apart.  Before this i was a good student and friend; a...
    Megalomaniac Megalomaniac 16-18, F 3 Responses Jan 1, 2008

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    I am so forgetful and not concentrated.

    I am doing a masters and really into personal development and stuff. I really try not to be an insecure person, but when I just completely forget important meetings with people or work I am supposed to submit, this just makes me highly self concious and insecure. This makes me...
    kalli554 kalli554 22-25, F May 6

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    Why Did I Not Believe In Myself

    I'm an engineering student and was searching for internships. I found my dream internship that asked for everything I had to offer and was the only one I really saw myself enjoying. When I finished my application I just couldn't bring myself to press 'Send' because I kept...
    AlexHart1 AlexHart1 18-21 Jan 2, 2013

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    Okay, so the thing is i hate myself more then

    anything or anyone. I have social anxiety, i am shy like a hell, sensitive enough to get easily upset. And unpredictably hopeless. No interest in anything. I used to write and paint before, but i don't enjoy them anymore. I am losing my imagination and i am getting worse day by...
    visibleme visibleme 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Sorta long, but I'll get to the point would

    like some minor advice please. So ever since I was young I would have a habit of being late to school. Over the time, developing to where I am now, I went through the process of being bullied, abuse, family issues and I also gained weight. On top of this all, coming from a...
    JadoK JadoK 16-17, M Jun 4

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    Why Can't I Be Good Enough

     I live in Denmark.. I love Denmark.. I just don't want to stay here.. I want to travel, to work abroad and experience all these faboulous things, but I don't have they money... but that's not my biggest problem.. I have previously applied for going abroad for high...
    stinepiiig stinepiiig 16-17 Sep 10, 2009

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    I am mad at myself for being an idiot!

    !!! I am such an idiot because I am with a guy who disrespects me and puts me down. We have a daughter and have been together for 10 years but those 10 years have been nothing but sadness. He makes fun of me, tells me I am fat and a whole lot more. I don't leave because I wouldn...
    smiley90 smiley90 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    I found out my boyfriend has another girl 2

    weeks ago. The night I found out that thing, I cant sleep throught the whole night. I cant breathe, and I felt like I was drowning in a deep black swamp. I wanted to scream, to shout out, but I just cant. Its like you lost a part of your soul. Our relationship had lasted 3 years...
    linhlinhh linhlinhh 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 4

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