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I Am Scared About Letting People Down

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    I Am Scared of Letting My Really Close Friend Down

    I dunno what to do i did something i wasn't supposed to do, by accident of course, and now i am scared that i will let that friend down  help!!!!!!!!!!
    avi900 avi900 13-15, M Mar 28, 2009

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    Never Have Survived Peer Pressure.

    when i was little i was selfish, i probably am, but when someone tells me to do something i do it! I can't tell them no, i am afraid of letting them down so i got in trouble a lot when i was little. i have never survived under peer pressure. i say no but then they come down...
    rainbowclouds rainbowclouds 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 25, 2009

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    Hi.

    My name is Brianna. I'm 17. I have 2 children. A 3 year old little girl named Lysia and a 7 week old son named Gabriele. I am getting married in a few months when my fiance Jay gets back from Marine boot camp. My stepfather has raised me since i was 12 weeks old and stopped...
    Bri202 Bri202 18-21, F Jul 22, 2009

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    Pushing You

    I have a constant fear of letting other people down in some way or hurting them, which in turn hurts me too. I try not to let people get to close to me and if i feel like they are getting to close i push them away. I'm not doing it to be mean ... i do it because i care and i...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 9, 2013

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    My Fear Of Failure And Letting Others Down

    Current life and problem Back to childhood and adolescence Customer service working life post degree MS and unemployment I sit here as a 26 year old man unemployed and terrified to do anything constructive with my career. To many, what I've done so far would be considered a...
    thehappycovv thehappycovv 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 8, 2010

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    ...and Only I Know It

      I have a friend I'll call her Anna. Anna and I have been friends for 3 or 4 years now. I talk to her about everything and she talks to me about everything. But suddenly, her brother is starting to spend lots of time with me. He took me out on a date and tried to kiss me and...
    seungwon seungwon 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2012

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    I Worry Too Much

    I worry too much about this - but I do anyway.  I can get over not managing to do something if it only affects me - but I'm not sure anything terrorizes me more than thinking about - what if I don't finish this for so & so?  What if I get sick & they have to...
    kylae77 kylae77 31-35, F 1 Response May 17, 2009

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    I dont let many get close to me... Not because im snobbish or antisocial... Im just very guarded... Ive been hurt much in my life and i put up walls to protect that from happening...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    Today was my (step) cousin's christening and I didn't go. And that's because my mom and step dad are separated and my step sisters hate me and my mom (I wrote about that in some...
    holdontilmay holdontilmay 18-21, F Aug 24

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    Honestly I'm so tired of being let down. I always keep my hopes and expectations low so it doesn't bother me as much but even then it still feels horrible.
    poppagee poppagee 16-17, F Aug 30

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    This month is my birthmonth and im awful at bdays, i mean terrible, theyve always been a sad time for me... This year im really getting depressed about it... Ive never really felt...
    Contrarthodox Contrarthodox 26-30, F Aug 26

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    my mom has a diabetes and it's so high. she gets like 300, she did go to the doctor, she's taking medication, and last time her diabetes had lower to 200 something, but she just...
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I realize it's exhausting and draining and I'm preventing my self from living the life I truly want. I find it very hard to develop thick skin and not be so sensitive on others...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Finding the right people to be your friends is a task in itself and once you find them another task is to see if they are they are good enough to be really close to your heart...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Why so serious? Some people may think I am snob and serious person. Sometimes I am, sometimes I am just shy or tired. I might accelerate to extreme seriousness if needed. It's a...
    JAD01 JAD01 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    I cherish a number of my friends dearly and I don't want to lose them ever even though I have already lost a few due to the fact that I was too clingy. So, now with my remaining...
    Culinaryman23 Culinaryman23 22-25, M Aug 22

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    Im happy to be with people with sense of humor or those that agrees with me. Unfortunately not all are like that.
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    My mom just had a biopsy done because her doctor found "a lot of very abnormal cells" from her last pap smear, she has been feeling like crap lately too and they are almost...
    RachelMGodwin RachelMGodwin 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    I don't know what's been up with me recently but I've been thinking so much about death and it's terrifying me. The more I think about it the worse it gets.
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 27

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    The feeling of never being able to relax. All I do is worry about my friends and spend so ******* much time thinking about them killing themselves. Lost 2 of my best friends from...
    Themil Themil 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    Many people view me as snobby, when in fact I am only being selective. I've been burned too many times to reach into the oven again without proper protection (metaphorically).
    picses2222 picses2222 13-15, F Sep 13

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    Yeah. Ugh. Some of the people I've talked too on here are so rude. Don't message me stupid ****. Don't talk to me if you don't understand why I chose to not send or do certain...
    LittleKandi LittleKandi 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Holy cow, I'm so glad I am a grown up. Some people on here are really very very hostile and scary!
    cheekyhannah cheekyhannah 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    God has given me a passion for people, whether it's drawing them closer to Him, helping them lose weight, or just giving them someone to talk to. I could never settle with being...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 2

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    I don't know why, but they've always interested me. Although there's little information on them, and most of the stuff I've seen for it are from people who have no idea how it...
    cyanidemaxwell cyanidemaxwell 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    We dont have many homeless people in our country, but i know that they are in other countries. So while i cry here, how awful my life is, i feel like im a selfish peace of crap! I...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F Sep 11

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    It started with just hating my own life ever since I was a child. I mostly want to die myself. THe longer I live the more likely it is I'll hurt someone. I find that enjoyable to...
    Nixed Nixed 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    Or will be soon. Few have. But life in society has. Society is killing us all. And we debate it. But not for long.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 8

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    I am a bit antisocial. I'm quiet. Unless you talk to me first,I may not talk to you. Im not trying to be a snobby *****. I dont want to come off as cold or unfriendly. I am just...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 10

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    I absolutely trust no one in my life. No one. Everyday that goes by is another day I know I am bring used and manipulated. It makes me sick. I am so lonely. So very very very...
    NotSoPerfect777 NotSoPerfect777 36-40, F 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    So lately I've been going through a hard time and I've pretty much lost all my friends except for one really good friend.. They all just keep stabbing me in the back and it hurts...
    JmarieRohde JmarieRohde 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    When you get old, you die, you are alone, then you die.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    It's fun to see how many different ways I can kill ppl especially in school... Not so safe at all...
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Sometimes I can't help but wonder if a few EP users are either frauds, trolls, or just maintaining a "persona." Either way, it's whatever to me.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    Describe what Marsellus Wallace looks like  
    Storyboard0241 Storyboard0241 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I feel depressed and I hate feeling this way because I feel guilty and I hate letting people down and don't want to tell people how I feel because I don't want to bring more...
    LittleMissIntrovert LittleMissIntrovert 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    I don't get bullied, I have a lot of really good friends, I don't give a crap about what people care about me, and I love all of my classes. I just don't know why i'm scared to go...
    alice4114 alice4114 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Firstly, I've never used an online forum or anything like this before, so I'm kind of unsure about it. I'm not sure if I believe in talking to strangers on the Internet, but I need...
    merelyanonymous merelyanonymous 13-15, M Sep 7

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    (1) My name is TheAverageIdiot. I have no name, at least on this site. (2) I have problems letting people close. (3) I go to the gym. (4) I don't want to know if you think I'm...
    TheAverageIdiot TheAverageIdiot 16-17, M Sep 1

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    I am so scared about whats going to happen in the future. Im scared of getting older, I'm scared of the fear of getting sick, I'm scared of getting an illness that will change...
    behappy4 behappy4 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    What i'm thinking now is nothing to be scared about. What kills you the most is others judgement or what they think about you and many people talk about it out loud or just spit it...
    l1127bm l1127bm 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I mean, I have nothing to say. I don't enjoy talking about my problems in fear of letting others down.
    LowTheory LowTheory 13-15, F Sep 13

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    My boyfriend is Black, Hispanic, Asian, & White I love him to death but my sister hates him because of his nationalities. She won't even give him the time of day. Since the day we...
    MsHesitationsx3 MsHesitationsx3 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    My country America, you are my true friend and it is hard to see you struggle right now. You have reached a period of uncertainty. I can see the anguish in the heart of all your...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Sep 2

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    I do like meeting strangers, the thrill of the anonimity, but only like to talk about naughty stuff when and if there is a connection on other levels. Like a personality that leaks...
    osito2polar osito2polar 36-40, M Sep 4

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    It's really hard for me to meet new people sometimes. When I'm behind the screen, it's much easier. I'm basically talking to my phone. But when I'm out in the real world, I'm...
    Barakaflacka Barakaflacka 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    When I was little, 9 or so, I was molested by my fathers father. When this happened I knew it was wrong in every kind of way, when I think back on that day I remember him asking if...
    Wasitwrong Wasitwrong 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    You know what I'm starting to not care about? Suicidal people. I'm starting to hate them because when they come to me about their suicidal issues, they bring me down to. I wouldn't...