I Am Letting My Family Down

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    i am feeling under so much pressure to support my family. money seems to have always made us happy here...not in that superficial, material way. but people say money doesnt bring happiness or love and i sort of agree, but it does bring a breath of relief and a sense that ur feet...
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi
    31-35, F
    Mar 10, 2010

    i would rather die than hurt my family.

    my depression is affecting everyone. i miss birthdays, everything. they dont know "whats wrong with beau" i dont either. they need me. but im not here.
    beaubeau7 beaubeau7
    26-30, M
    Jan 6, 2016

    I Dont Even Care

    They haven't been here for me anyway. Not exaggerating, no birthdays, no graduations, no gifts, no trips, no visits, not a card or a phone call for me ever. Everyone went off their own way and  after my mom died a year ago they suddenly wanted to reappear and pretend they're...
    ivymayhem ivymayhem
    18-21, F
    Jul 16, 2011


    I feel like i am letting my family down again today in a very suffocating and embarrassing way...not only that i am letting them down, but that i am completely responsible for that...and i am overwhelmed more than i can bear to deal with this...i sometimes wonder what life would...
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi
    31-35, F
    Mar 23, 2010

    I Want To Give Up

    I want to give as much as I can to my family because I want my family to have a better life. Every time I feel that I am making it some where something always happens to where i m losing ground and I'm going in circles.
    mshields83 mshields83
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 25, 2012

    They'Re Extremely Disappointed

    So my first year at college is about to end soon...I failed math completely, and I am just above limit with the rest of my subjects. I have one and a half month to fix my math grades or I will be kicked out, and forced back home. My father called me today and through the storm...
    WhoKnowsRobert WhoKnowsRobert
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 18, 2013
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