I Am Scared About Letting People Down

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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

    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

    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
    2 Responses Aug 9, 2013

    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

    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

    ...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

    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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    Buoyantwaters Buoyantwaters
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    Goodbye to all my great EP friends. Some of you are moving on somewhere else with me. But goodbye to the rest. It has been a lot of fun and I will mis y'all!!!
    Driver14 Driver14
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    Apr 21
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    priscilladillson100 priscilladillson100
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    2 Responses Apr 20
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    Rosalindaag Rosalindaag
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    Rosalindaag Rosalindaag
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    Life for me has always had more downs than ups, but somehow I've always managed to keep fighting through it. EP use to be a place I would come to vent and talk to people and it...
    nightskyvampire nightskyvampire
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    I will never look down on anyone unless I am helping them up!!! You never know maybe all that person needed was one act of kindness to help them along. You never know their story...
    InLoveWithTheSun InLoveWithTheSun
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    How will we feel when EP shuts down? Better or worse than we thought we would? Let's take it as a way to know ourselves better.
    Cierzo Cierzo
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 19
    tbh i don't, im 18 prolly older then you i got 2 gfs a truck and already accepted to 3 collages. so keep talkin ****. i can bench 315 lbs 14 reps while your girl licks my sweaty...
    jasonBK1 jasonBK1
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Apr 18
    Just needing some advice or anyone to talk to. I am 22 and my boyfriend is 25. We have been together for 2 years now. Recently my boobs had gotten really sore and I was having bad...
    AllieDal85 AllieDal85
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    NeoxExor NeoxExor
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 17
    I try to be very careful when meeting new people. Don't like getting attached. Attachments mean you'll get hurt after a while
    Ariannaaaaa Ariannaaaaa
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    2 Responses Apr 15
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    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 15
    I want to know myself more but i 'm also scared about what i 'm going to discover about my self
    farfar1984 farfar1984
    31-35, F
    Apr 14
    When i joined EP i was thinking about suicide, people in EP are so nice and they really cheered me up, but i met someone in EP so special he chat with me for hours almost 15 hrs...
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    I am unsure if I am scared of falling in love... or that I am not ready to fall in love again. Recently out of a 5 year long term relationship with an ex I met in my early 20's...
    JfromV JfromV
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    AsYetNameless AsYetNameless
    13-15, T
    Apr 13
    I have to let someone go that I have loved for many years and also have to give up on the "dream" of him and the fact that I have to let go of his friendship and a confidant. I...
    Taffycatz Taffycatz
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    I've engaged in sexual conversations with coworkers and few friends and it's so arousing. Some of them are married or have a partner which makes it even more hotter. They've...
    Lizek Lizek
    26-30, M
    Apr 13
    Sensitive people are the most genuine and honest people you will ever meet. There is nothing they won’t tell you about themselves if they trust your kindness. However, the moment...
    hazaramujahideen hazaramujahideen
    70+, F
    Apr 12
    "My I'm said when you want to do bad you won't get far in life". That's true.. right now. I've screwed up. I've done some really stupid things for the past 6+ months. Ever since...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    2 Responses Apr 12
    I used to be a subtle pair of sincere, healthy eyes instinctively watching and memorizing your simple movements that charm and amaze me. I used to secretly laugh at your contagious...
    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 12
    I always took EP for granted..... I just came here when I needed it or when I was lonely. Now it's shutting down, and I'm scared. Scared for me, scared for my friends, and scared...
    Firechiic Firechiic
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Apr 11
    Every guy that i meet in my life will break my heart..the relationship goes smooth bt sum how the man go missing.I feel down and scared of meeting guys and i dnt trust them.
    shal123456 shal123456
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Apr 11
    I had a best friend during high school. She was so hot. I had the biggest crush on her. One night we ended up making out at a party and from there she told me she had a piece of a...
    celestediamond celestediamond
    31-35, F
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    chrihey chrihey
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    If you're bringing nothing but negative vibes, you will be discarded. Whether you were once a big part of my life or not. Continue to bring me down, especially while I'm already...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 9
    Because of my past and all the times I've been screwed over by those I've let in and trusted, I find myself not being able to trust people very often. It causes problems in...
    lovesthenightsky lovesthenightsky
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 9
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    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    I'm really sad... I come here a lot... I don't always say anything... I'm more of an observer... but this is where I come when I'm down... when I'm lonely... when I need a someone...
    hippiechick333 hippiechick333
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Apr 8
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    exoticHallucations exoticHallucations
    16-17, F
    Apr 8
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    OpenlyHonestly OpenlyHonestly
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    BernadetteAshley BernadetteAshley
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Apr 6
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    lifeseemstosuck lifeseemstosuck
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    1 Response Apr 5
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    saraandherfoxes saraandherfoxes
    26-30, F
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    Santiagocp7a Santiagocp7a
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Apr 5
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    callmekhaleesi callmekhaleesi
    18-21, F
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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