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I Am Discouraged

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    Encouragement For the Discouraged

    This poem encourages the discouraged. It's hopeful, light, cool, and wonderful.  Enjoy. the discouraged     bad things my end up to good ones, when you fail you'd better clap ya hands, cuz you don't deserve being upset just try again be happy, sing...
    rosesencha rosesencha 70+ Jul 22, 2007

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    Today I'm feeling very discouraged.

    It took my 3 days to get a halter on a yearling horse we have and I was finally proud of myself, like I had finally done something right. Last night I went out to feed everyone and decided to try and tighten his halter up a couple holes because it was too lose and he threw his...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Lost

    I don't believe in anything anymore. I am empty except for this hole in my chest that aches. Maybe all the terrible things people say about me are true. No more fairy tale endings, no more meaning to life. Just work, then die. **** it.
    Aw8ingf8 Aw8ingf8 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 9, 2010

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    "Don't eat. Stop eating.

    .. because I asked you to." It's things like that from your mom that really hurts. I know I'm overweight. I know I have an eating issue. And at least for the moment, I have no health issues. I'm happy with myself... And if that...
    KellSee1 KellSee1 16-17, F Feb 6

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    Going Nowhere

    I feel like I'm doing nothing with my life and going nowhere. I'm stuck in the same rut, the same job, the same routine. I don't know what to do to break free from this cycle. I think that's how a lot of people end up joining the Army. Stuck in a life with no accomplishment, no...
    Bleedingavalon Bleedingavalon 26-30, F Nov 3, 2012

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    I am discouraged about everything right now.

    I'm discouraged about love, I'm discouraged about friendship, I'm discouraged about money/business. I was excited about a possible business venture to work with the local coffee shop and sell baked goods but when I brought it up i was basically laughed at. I have no prospects...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F Jul 22

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    Does anyone else feel torn up

    when someone else gets to do something you really want to? I have been trying to plan this trip to another state for half a year, but one thing after the other has made me start to feel like it wasn't a good idea. I was still barely holding onto the idea, when my friend comes in...
    SacredEarth SacredEarth 18-21, F Jul 1

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    Beyond Discouraged

    I can't take it anymore! I work my butt off and try my hardest but nothing seems to be good enough for my dad. He's always putting me down. My dad owns his own business, which he started with my mother and today they are really well off. My dad wants me to follow in his footsteps...
    abtoforever08 abtoforever08 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2012

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    No One to Fall Back On, Everything On My Shoulders

    i am tired of trying to make a life for myself. it is one horrible disappointment after another. how does this happen to some people? i think in my case it is because when horrible things happen i have no one to fall back on, no family support or support from extended family. so...
    tm3245 tm3245 51-55 2 Responses May 27, 2009

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