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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

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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 18-21, 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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    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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    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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    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    I often get asked for help by people who are in need of it. I think it's my friendly face . Giving money to people direct can fuel a drug addiction. I've helped drug addicts but...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    You people are lucky getting presents and having fun on the holidays but I can't I have a I have a different religion I can't even celebrate my own birthday you shouldn't wine...
    natsufairy12 natsufairy12 13-15, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I keep telling myself to stop caring anymore but still, every time someone says something that might be offensive about me, or someone tells me that I've been talked and gossiped...
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    i think its important to care about each other and support each other life can be lonly and hard
    verdeguy verdeguy 31-35, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    If I'm honest I don't think I'll ever properly trust anyone
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    Not sure why but I guard my heart fiercely but can love/care deeply once you reach it :)
    minnadt minnadt 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 29

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    ImJustJen ImJustJen 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 5

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    Saying you want to spend the rest of your life with someone,.it still scares me because I don't want to lose her 😪😪
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    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F Dec 10

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    so I've been treating my bestfriend (who is practically a sister to me) like crap for a long time and yesterday she had that she had had enough. we always planned our life together...
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