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I Am Not Afraid of Failure

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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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    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 4 Responses Aug 13, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    i know this sounds kinda stupid for those older than me maybe even those younger than me but i really feel like a failure. got wait listed to my dream college and i feel like...
    youngandinexperienced youngandinexperienced 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    THE WOMAN US A FAILURE SHE CANNOT EVEN RUN A STING OPERATION PROPERLY All THE SOCIAL SITES INVOLVING ME ARE DONE.
    JOBSEARCHES51 JOBSEARCHES51 51-55, F 11 hrs ago

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    It isn't that I am afraid of failing, it is that I am afraid of disappointing others with my failures. I have a desire to make everyone happy and sometimes that just isn't possible...
    1Fortnight 1Fortnight 16-17, T 3 Responses Feb 6

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    I didn't know that one day I will lost my job because of my anxiety and I didn't know that I will have anxiety. And starting my life from the start is so hard. I'm afraid of...
    perrilive perrilive 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    I have a constant feeling that I'm not going to have a good life and it most likely will be partly due to self-infliction. I worry about failure constantly but it's led to this...
    ForeverInDarkness22 ForeverInDarkness22 22-25, M 6 Responses Feb 17

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    Failure is one of the most things I fear , I do not want to end up as a garbage man or anything , but every time I study or think I want to study I look the other way and start...
    JamieDaveJ JamieDaveJ 16-17, M a week ago

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    oh my god, today i had swim regional's. I was so scared i was going to have a panic attack in the 200, i was afraid i was gonna disappoint everyone on my team. I placed 3rd (out of...
    Nightlover223 Nightlover223 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    Day in and day out, I save myself the embarrassment of failure by simply staying at a distance. Not moving up. I can read a verdict before it's even been handed down. You can claim...
    LifeIsBeatingMe LifeIsBeatingMe 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 12

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    This has all become too much for me. All I want to do is act. That's all. I hate that I live in a world that is against my wish. That will not do anything to make my dream come...
    JewStar4Life JewStar4Life 22-25, F a week ago

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    I am starting to give up on life. Each day I grow emotionally weaker and weaker. Every crush that I have ever has ended up in failure which makes me think that I'm a failure. I...
    elugo12345 elugo12345 18-21, M 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I'm afraid to start anything because I hate the disappoint that comes from failing.
    anyerannaed anyerannaed 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's time I come clean about myself. It will help me a bit to just confess my sins here. I was never aware of these things all these years. All the time I thought I was doing well...
    jollygoat jollygoat 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I can sympathize with a lot people on here. I will admit that I came to this web-site because I didn't want to feel alone. I have been through a lot these past years. I've done...
    Skarsgard Skarsgard 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    So I haven't felt like this in a long time. It's my first year of college at a pretty prestigious university. I should be happy right? But no. I am a complete failure. I'm in...
    strugglingsnail strugglingsnail 18-21, F Feb 16

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    I've done a lot of things to please everyone around me especially my parents. Heck, i could even jump a cliff for them if I have to. However, it seems to be never enough especially...
    thelittlemonster thelittlemonster 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    KOSUN Linear Motion Drilling Mud Shale Shaker and its screens are produced by our factory. KOSUN's factory is located in the largest solids control system center. We also supply...
    zmzmllll zmzmllll 26-30, F Feb 6

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    I haven't been afraid all of my life, because I can remember some bits of happiness in my childhood, but even as far back as elementary, I was afraid of failing, middle school...
    LoquaciouslyLucid LoquaciouslyLucid 16-17, M Feb 3

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    I'm not afraid of heights, I'm afraid of falling. I'm not afraid of the dark, I afraid of what's in it. I'm not afraid to love, I'm afraid of not being loved back.
    MysteriousGirl15 MysteriousGirl15 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    I'm still afraid of driving and even people who sits in my car was afraid too , I hope the driving coach won't freak out teaching me to drive (if Only the coach is available) . Oh...
    minniekoala minniekoala 22-25, F Feb 20

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    My FAKE Mother... Obviously, you can conclude that she is not my biological Mother. My Mother was killed and had her identity stolen by an INDIAN genocide. This morning, this...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Feb 1

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    I'm not afraid to die. If I should die, then I guess I'll die, but I'm just not concerned about an afterlife or anything such as that. I'm just gunna try my hardest and live my...
    Varjo Varjo 16-17, F Feb 1

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    It comes and goes, but yesterday I went through some flashbacks, and last night had night terrors, so today I'm really feeling afraid. I want to go to sleep, but I'm afraid to...
    brokenat5 brokenat5 61-65, M Feb 1

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    So I know it's early, but I have to say it. DON'T be afraid to show the world who you really are. DON'T be afraid to be different because you think people will judge. Let them...
    BrokenCorpse BrokenCorpse 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I was always afraid of rejection. I rarely show people the 'real' me though I'm not so sure who's the 'real' me. I'm afraid that once they found out the other side of me, they'll...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Feb 4

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    I was in a relationship for 6 years. I thought he was the one. I gave him everything. I asked for nothing in return but to be loved by him and only him. He left me for a kid half...
    GayDad1975 GayDad1975 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I'm actually afraid to love too hard... You think your love can push someone away? Or even scare them away? It's scary to really express someone how you feel because you're afraid...
    sadgurl2015 sadgurl2015 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    Eeergh. I'm almost finished with my four years. I'm going to get a BFA in illustration from a small-ish art school. Professors and students say I will be fine, based on the...
    ArtRhinoceros ArtRhinoceros 18-21, F Feb 15

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    I'm not even afraid of falling, really . Its that sudden stop when landing that gets me a little nervous.
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M Feb 18

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    I have an honest fear. It's not melodramatic or self indulgent, but honest and really really real. It's something that hits you out of nowhere that I'll end up an old woman with a...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I mean there's no need to be afraid of being loyal. No need to be afraid of sharing the parts of you that honestly not everyone deserves with just one person
    LeeOmar88 LeeOmar88 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Yes I am terrified, but not of you, or who you are, I am terrified of not knowing you, of not knowing more of who you are. Afraid of not hearing, and feeling your heartbeat once...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm not afraid to say how I feel... I've written many stories explaining how I feel. I've used quotes and my own words. You will know if my heart is happy or hurting...or just...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I am afraid I will never be independent and not have a voice. I want to speak for not only me but for other and I listen and take Orders by other and I want someone to finally...
    EricRadliffe EricRadliffe 18-21, M Feb 3

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    It's getting to be really tiresome when I see or hear other guys talk smack about 'nice guys,' as if we're unreliable and crybabies. At least we have something they don't... a...
    Yonshimmy Yonshimmy 22-25, M 4 Responses Feb 7

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    It's not that I don't want to fall in love and have those kinds of experiences. I am afraid of giving too much of myself to it and forgetting what has made it possible to fall in...
    Letmebepatient Letmebepatient 31-35, M Feb 8

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