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I Am Scared About Letting People Down

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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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    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 26-30, F 1 Response May 17, 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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    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

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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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    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 16-17, F Jul 22, 2009

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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 need to have a conversation with my husband but I'm scared. It's so easy to just go along always agreeing it's so easy to always do what I've done. I'm scared because I already...
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    I wonder if 'getting it' has to do with a common thread of understanding between two individuals? Sometimes people share the same woes which creates a natural bond. While other...
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    All my life I have tried to live up to people's expectation of who or what im supposed to be. I will change who I am just to fit in, I always felt like an outsider like i dont...
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    I met a girl a couple months ago and instantly I was crushing on her. She didn't have many friends and I wanted to make her feel comfortable around my friends and myself so that...
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    I just realised why I distance myself from relationships, its because Im scared of losing anyone close to me. I have wasted so many years when I could have been in some really...
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    I am as I have backed her into a corner by forcing a decision out of her and I am really scared as to which way it will go why do I do these stupid things and not just plod on with...
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    After my husband passed and everyone went away, only the true friends were left. I'm pretty content with the group of friends I have and am shy to bring new people close.
    mommyraquel mommyraquel 31-35 1 Response Feb 25

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    Don't let yourself with the people who adjust because you are gonna suffocate despite of everything.
    AlphaLion AlphaLion 22-25, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I find out tomorrow how I went last week in a job interview. I am actually really scared to hear a rejection because although I felt I was qualified for the role, I was pitched the...
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    I'm terrified of being around other people. I don't know when it started but even being on the street or transport with more than a handful people I don't know causes panic attacks...
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    maybe it's really losing those people. maybe it's not. either way, it really hurts. especially when you see they don't seem to mind that you're not really part of their life...
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    I get attached too soo ... But because of my fear to losing people, i couldn't love freely.. My girlfriend recently broke up with me without any reason.. :( I badly want her back...
    dieinyourarms dieinyourarms 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    Michael0962opo3 Michael0962opo3 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I get attached to people so easily.. I guess that's my biggest weakness.. I care about all my friends and it sucks when I realize that I'm left all alone at times..
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 8

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    Does anyone have any advice on dealing with this irrational fear I have? I worry about how others see me based on how I act and what I wear. I don't act like I would with someone...
    MarioT96 MarioT96 18-21, M 5 Responses Feb 22

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    What I miss. What I need. What I am starved for. That moment between a man and a woman when logic and reason are displaced by pure, white hot, passion. A desire so strong...
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    Be careful who you open up to. Only a few people actually care, the rest are just curious... I actually care. slw
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    I am not afraid of them. i fear what they are capable of; torture, rape and murder,
    AsIfYouKnowMe AsIfYouKnowMe 70+, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    this is truly me in so many ways.....
    Californialexiiiiiii Californialexiiiiiii 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    just stay there and fix those you feel nothing for until you screw it up and kill someone . You will not see you unless someone is a lost cause. And when you are losing him, you...
    AsIfYouKnowMe AsIfYouKnowMe 70+, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    In all honesty I'm so afraid of my grandma dying. My grandpa and grandma raised me and he passed away when i was 15. Its weird just how recent the hurt feels. Each time its like a...
    forgotten0fairytale forgotten0fairytale 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    When you love someone they become a part of you. Maybe thats why it hurts so much when you lose someone you love.
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    Just how can you share your life with someone only for them to wake up and tell you they don't love you anymore?
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