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I Am Not Afraid of Failure

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    Firewalker

    I've spent a lifetime failing at things. Sports, the arts, jobs, marriage.  There's a lot I don't know how to do, even more I don't know how to fix.  There are things I fail at, things I'll always fail at, things that I can't win.  But I'll never be complacent. When things don...
    TrustIsEarned TrustIsEarned 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2012

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    A New Rainbow

    There is no stumbling block on a cobble stoned of life that will make me give up on my dreams. I am not afraid of failure, I am not afraid to look at the sky again. I watch it and with head up all the time, after all. I never know when I may see a rainbow, a swallow crossing the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 13, 2012

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    I am not afraid of failure.

    I hate... (passionately)....to fail.. but if you try your heart out... is it really failure? just a thought. ;)
    SweeetKiester SweeetKiester 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 9, 2014

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    Just Keep Trying

    It is all to easy to fall into the trap of seeing my life as an endless list of failures (even some of the “wins”  sometimes feel like failures to me.)  But that’s just the old devil Depression whispering in my ear, and I have learned to ignore him, mostly. They still...
    windlion windlion 56-60, M Mar 8, 2012

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    Mistaken

    You do your best. You try. You aim for the bullseye, but sometimes you don't hit the bullseye. Sometimes you miss. You make corrections, you correct your DOPE, you adjust the sling,, straighten yourself out. You try again. And then, there are always grenades and you only have to...
    TrustIsEarned TrustIsEarned 41-45, F Dec 15, 2010

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    I Am Not Afraid Of Failure

    I'm not afraid of failure.  I was always good at spelling never failed it.   I'm good a cooking too.  However when it comes to math or history I have failed.  Failure isn't life threatening.   There's saying if you don't succeed at first try again.  
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Feb 25, 2012

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    I'm Afraid Of Other Peoples Reactions

    Failure isn't something anyone wants. If you try in the least bit on anything, you like to think you didn't waste any time or effort. Or at least that's how I think. I don't like failing because when I do I get in major trouble. I've never failed a class. I've hardly really...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 13, 2012

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    Just An Ordinary Average Day

    There are no failures - just experiences and your reactions to them. Tom Krause   Success is never final; failure is never fatal. Winston Churchill   Failure is not falling down but refusing to get up. Chinese proverb Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 9, 2010

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    Try Again

    I am not afraid to fail at anything cause I can always try again. Dont ever try anything to dangerous though.  Everyone fails sometimes. It is the joy of getting it right after trying so hard.
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 14, 2008

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    Success More So...

    I think failure is when one doesn't get up and make another attempt. When one gives another attempt I see it as a learning experience and a set back in time. With a set back especially of I didn't give my all, I keep thinking would I have succeeded if I did. The funny...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F May 12, 2008

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    Yes! I am way too scared of failure. Have already wasted a whole month in fear. But I felt tired of it!!! I noticed that during this month, I was trying to escape from myself so as...
    Abeer2015 Abeer2015 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    FAILURE! It’s the word we all try and avoid. The word we rather not discuss. Somehow it still manages to creep in unexpectedly and were blindsided. It’s like a huge slap in the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 14

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    My 6 month relationship is doomed. And again I'm a failure at relationships. It has been almost a decade since I again opened my heart to somebody. I guess it was an unconscious...
    elphy407 elphy407 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    not afraid of the whole failure part but really the whole criticism part that comes after... but then again who gives a **** about what the next MF gotta say!
    nenabee nenabee 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Whenever I finish with school, I'm always afraid to find out what my grades are because I'm afraid I'm going to fail.
    AppleGirl22 AppleGirl22 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My dad wants me to be a doctor and I wanted to be a doctor too, but i'm starting to doubt myself. I'm not good with socializing, i'm kind of a introvert. My memory is pretty bland...
    Garcinia Garcinia 16-17, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    Because failure rules us all. The wealthy who own rulers. Sold their humanity. To wreck us. For profit. And say man is animal. Not better than animals. So they...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 16

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    Exspecially in school. I guess I am quite a perfectionist when it comes to homework, tests or just the attitude and reputation. NO!!!! I am not kissing my teachers butt or so. I...
    Julia1600 Julia1600 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 18

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    As I had correctly predicted, this year 2015 is a very very bad miserable year for me. Debts keep piling up. My dreams of giving my parents a happy and contented lives is ruined...
    yazed yazed 31-35, M Mar 31

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    I hate taking pills and I don't remember the last time I took one. Always told myself I would only take it if im in a great deal of physical pain. This pill is not for any physical...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F Mar 30

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    NOW GO STUDY YOUR A FAILURE
    baseMENTFILMSIN55 baseMENTFILMSIN55 51-55 Mar 31

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    DONT BOTHER TWISTING IT INTO A NEW GAME. ....HER PEOPLE ARE VISITING THIS LOVELY SITE STARTING TOMORROW WHAT A FAILURE.....
    baseMENTFILMSIN55 baseMENTFILMSIN55 51-55 Mar 31

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    kakorrhaphiophobia Definitions: n. the fear of failure or defeat
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Mar 31

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    I am not very good at much in this life, nothing that really contributes to the world in a way that matters. I trained to be a teacher in a subject that no one seems to care about...
    Quellerosiel Quellerosiel 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    So I left my job for what I thought would be a new and better step into my career. Didn't last but more than six weeks Ain't risk a ***** stupid woman, thinking you could do...
    ollifer ollifer 31-35, F Apr 14

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    A complete failure when it comes to you. This is the third and last time. I swear, I won't try again.First was the "seen zone", second was the blank stare flat affect...
    deadkid deadkid 22-25 6 days ago

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    I sometimes feel so afraid of what to come. Anything, when I drove to gym in the heavy rain, I talked to myself, that was the only way, it's a silly fear no one else could...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    Why should you be afraid? That darkness is a part of you. You should just accept it. To be afraid of it is the same as being afraid of one of your own limbs. we all have darkness...
    KittyBlue3 KittyBlue3 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    My bf is thinking about at least 3 years studding in an other country and it won't be easy for me to move to that land and he knows it. He and a friend of his wish to go that...
    kristhy kristhy 22-25, F Apr 5

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    "Maybe there's something you're afraid to say, or someone you're afraid to love, or somewhere you're afraid to go. Its going to hurt. Its going to hurt because it matters." - John...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Yeah, aren't we all? We are afraid of rejection. It's like it's better to not ask questions if we are afraid of the answers we will get. Envy those who can easily express their...
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I just did something that I never really thought of doing. This pertains to my very first story on Experience Project, please do use that story for reference. I signed into my...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Apr 3

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    afraid of what will happen, if I speak up, speak out, let them know I'm hurting. but how do you tell someone who thinks you're perfectly fine, that you dread everyday before it...
    irishlassy98 irishlassy98 16-17, F Apr 13

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    I think my biggest fear is the fear of myself getting sick to my stomach or someone else getting sick. Since I was a little girl I have been terrified of it. Everything about it...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Apr 14

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    At first I feel just sorry for him because of his condition, he is suffering from Asperger's disorder, a sort of autistic kind of thing. And he told me that since 4 he was in a lot...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I am terrified of death of dying of loved ones dying. I become so anxious and scared and depressed. I have nightmares. I can't sleep. I'm afraid to go to sleep. Recently I was told...
    JKenagy JKenagy 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Only afraid for not to full fill my responsibility..
    anantkrar anantkrar 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I am almost 25 years old. I am married and I have a beautiful 5 yr old daughter. My husband is handsome and perfect in almost every way possible. I have a beautiful 4 bedroom house...
    MrsRoker MrsRoker 22-25, F Mar 30

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    So my names jay, 15 and i have a little issue with someone i like in school. His names darien,16 and i see him everyday during school and i can't stop looking at him for the...
    jayforever jayforever 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    I stay in relationships that I'm not happy in because I'm afraid I'll end up alone. I cared about him but we didn't click. After 3 months we finally discover that we were both...
    kaco00389 kaco00389 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    This actually terrifies me. I'm not at all new to the pain game, and I've had my fair share of horrible relationships. They are supposed to make me grow and I'm supposed to learn...
    Etherealrose Etherealrose 18-21, F Apr 2

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    I'm afraid to show a picture of myself because I hate the way I look and I feel like people will judge me
    KidNova45 KidNova45 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 3

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