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I Am Not Afraid of Failure

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    I've never been afraid of being rejected by men. Men are pretty easy to please compared to their female counterparts. I'm a woman but I have few good girlfriends. They are so hard...
    nickels513 nickels513 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I hate being sick, it gives me too me much time to think. I got shafted out of my first career, & with no formal/recognized qualifications to fall back on, I've had to forge my own...
    kvdm kvdm 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Failure should only be feared if you haven't the strength to start over again but regardless there you are and the true value of a person is who they are being compared to !
    samara11besc samara11besc 51-55 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Some see failure as a bad thing, but it doesn't have to be. Because that's just how life works, things rarely go smooth at first. Failure gives an opening for a comeback, a road to...
    Axonos Axonos 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I have been talking a lot lately about how I want someone to talk to who relates to me and what not, but I've realized that I don't really try to reach out. I think on some level I...
    Zbeara Zbeara 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    There was never a point in my life where I was afraid to die. There were times in my life where I wanted to die and times in my life when I didn't want to die, but I was never...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    i think i admire people who aren't afraid to be themselves because i am afraid. I think it takes a lot of courage not to be afraid of the backlash that comes with it. I want to be...
    chrisscott515 chrisscott515 22-25, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    It is an irrational fear of mine, just like how I am afraid to swallow pills even for medical reasons. The fear of rejection is a big part of it. Being told I'm not good enough...
    Kriptess Kriptess 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    About five years ago I lived downtown in a major city in the US. I’ve always been a night person, so I would often find myself bored after my roommate, who was decidedly not a...
    InvinsibleViper InvinsibleViper 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    If truth be told, I have in fact realised, recently, that I am, a little afraid of clowns, some of them, not all. I do maintain, however, that I am not racist.
    Tinboxdoll Tinboxdoll 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 25

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    I wouldn't say afraid. Id say Ive aceapted the fact that I will be.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 8 Responses Jul 25

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    I'm with a guy who I do love, though I'm not sure I love him the way I should after 3 years. We never have sex, he shows me next to no affection and I resent him for it. I've tried...
    BeautifulBorderlineJunkie BeautifulBorderlineJunkie 22-25, F Jul 24

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    Don't run, but the idea of death has always fascinated me, just the idea that there is nothing, like you can't even think or anything (as you can tell I have no religious views on...
    poppytippy poppytippy 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I've failed so many times in life, I fear that another failure will be my last chance of some level of contentment.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 23

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    Depending how the next few months pan out I might become homeless... I live with my mom's boyfriend but he's getting bored of us because my mom's In Mexico, because my grandma is...
    Manuel1Martinez Manuel1Martinez 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    This new girl on my team, walked up to me and was like "I'm not afraid to punch little girls in the throat." Oh. Okay. ._.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    When I was a kid I use to be afraid of characters in horror films, like Chucky, Freddy Krueger, etc. In high school the feeling of fear stayed with me, but instead of being scared...
    xoxobee xoxobee 22-25, F Jul 22

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    I'm afraid they will miss the kingdom of God
    amymayoral01 amymayoral01 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    It's embarrassing.... But yep I'm still afraid of thunder and lighting ⚡️⚡️
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 21

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    I'm 29 and never had a girlfriend or approached a girl because I'm an ugly poor asian guy. I'm a complete failure who shouldn't exist in this world
    monotonouso monotonouso 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I'm afraid to grow old due to more people dying and the physical effects of it, but I'm also afraid to die because at the same time I also want to live a long, healthy life and...
    Emsickles Emsickles 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I'm afraid that nobody will like me for the real me. They'll would rather like me for the stranger I'm pretending to be. But if they like me for the fake me, then **** it, they...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 19

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    Story One: My aunt brought me back a doll from Russia. It was a porcelain doll that looked exactly like me. And according to my aunt, it was not custom made. She had just found it...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F Jul 19

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    I am not afraid that I have lost my salvation, I know that I have and yes I am afraid because of that. I gave my life to the Lord in 2008 I had a major encounter with God, I had...
    Coloursearching Coloursearching 22-25 6 Responses Jul 18

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    I was always had a hard time making friends when I was young..maybe it was my race chinese/caucasion..or more so my personality..I don't know. All I know is that I only could get...
    XxSxarletxX XxSxarletxX 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I am Afraid of Rejection. That is a viscous cycle. If you have trust issues, you never allow yourself,to get to the point of rejection. If you never let someone in, they will not...
    Susiedisney Susiedisney 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I am scared and nervous around dogs I'm not familiar with. My neighbours dogs were really viscous, if the soccer ball went into their yard it stayed there for a long time. The...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F Jul 16

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    "I am not afraid of ghosts" if you please...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 16

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    This was the worst trauma of my childhood. In my church they preached vivid sermons about the horrors of hell and the infinite intensity and duration of the suffering. I was...
    AlanOliver AlanOliver 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I kinda need advice.. I basically am a girl who likes girls.. I use to dress like a guy throughout high school because that's how I started out.. and then when I would dress like a...
    kyeee kyeee 18-21, F 24 Responses Jul 15

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    lol, everyones talking about relationships but im afraid to be rejected as a friend lol
    sendy23 sendy23 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    About five years ago I lived downtown in a major city in the US. I’ve always been a night person, so I would often find myself bored after my roommate, who was decidedly not a...
    TheBionicViper TheBionicViper 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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