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I Am Scared About Letting People Down

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I am selective about letting people get close to me. I have come to realize that it probably doesn't matter how selective you are or not. Most people do what they want in the end...
    NerdyGirl78 NerdyGirl78 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    Every time I let someone get close to me which rarely happens they always end up disappointing me. Now I'm done letting people get close to me. I'm going to push everyone out now...
    cristina44 cristina44 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Recently, me and my husband eloped and of course, my parents and family members were not okay with it. It got to the point where I was beginning to regret making the decision of...
    sarashay sarashay 18-21, F Jul 8

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    Only been on here 2 days and due to an internet **** up , I feel like I've let people down............. and theres nothing I can do..... Waiting for the new phone and net...
    thataussie thataussie 36-40, M Jul 10

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    I am sure lots of people can relate to this but I grew up in an emotionally abusive environment. My parents fought every single bloody day, screaming at each other, screaming at me...
    thiswatermelonlovesme thiswatermelonlovesme 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 2

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    I'm terrified my mom is going to get a check-up at the doctors soon and I'm just so scared that she's gonna be diagnosed with cancer I've been crying for about 20 minutes now...
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm scared everyday to lose the people I care about lost. All day long I think about them and I hope that they are all okay❤️ All I want is for them to be safe and happy. If...
    bebe805 bebe805 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Basically my selectivity comes from an incident that happened to me when I was around 13 years old. I was in secondary school and I went though a phase where I was confused about...
    oknyritchie oknyritchie 18-21, M Jul 2

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    I have 2 friends of close to 20 years that I've felt myself not-so-gradually drifting away from over the past year or so. I find myself completely sucked dry after every...
    dolceharajuku dolceharajuku 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    My boyfriends internet was down, all that worrying for nothing, I'm extremely happy and relieved, can't wait to see him tomorrow! Last day of school then work experience love my...
    Danosaurphilion Danosaurphilion 13-15, F Jul 10

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    I'm just scared yanno. I'm scared that I won't be able to handle the up coming events.
    littlebigkid littlebigkid 16-17, M Jul 22

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    When i was 4 my aunt died of cancer, she was the first person i trusted, the only person in my family that actually believed in me. the rest of my family was absorbed with making...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Once I love I always love. The problem is I can't seem to let people go even though they have already let me go. I know that love changes and grows. For some reason, I like to keep...
    RosieRose63 RosieRose63 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I am selective because I think it is important to make sure that there is a mutual compatibility rapport with one another. I think when one releases their inner most thoughts and...
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 10 Responses Jul 9

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    It probably would be nice to have a lot of people in my life but I've realized that you can't allow just anyone in your life without really getting to know them. A person may have...
    strawberry38 strawberry38 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 1

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    Hello, New here....miserable and looking for advice, commiserators... anyone with similar symptoms... Any help, or relatable story would be so appreciated. I was recently...
    awildfly9 awildfly9 31-35, F Jul 19

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    We've been going out for over 2month and yesterday was my birthday But my bf forgot my birthday I'm so sad and it's huge turn off for me.....what should I do idk what to feel about...
    aaa7792 aaa7792 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I've lost so many people I've loved, my father, my granddad parents, a cousin, a baby and a partner as well as several friends so now I'm absolutely terrified of losing everyone...
    elegantstorms elegantstorms 31-35, F Jul 1

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    I don't want to say hate so I'll use the word dislike. I dislike when human beings try to bring other human beings down just boost their ego, make them feel powerful and more...
    wolflover1648 wolflover1648 16-17 6 days ago

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    😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇 O GOD, Almighty and merciful, who heals those that are broken in heart, and turns the sadness of the sorrowful to joy; Let your...
    rahifsaad rahifsaad 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    The one thing on my mind through day and night is a specific person I'm helping with. I wonder how they're feeling, how i can help them get better, and what they're going through...
    candlejack21 candlejack21 13-15, F Jul 1

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    I would love to hear one of those "popular" girls at my school or those rude people online scream because of my torturing.
    ilovemalachai ilovemalachai 13-15, F Jul 14

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    once again, I achieved nothing... I was supposed to lose weight this summer...but no instead I am sitting here eaing chips...once again I am so dissapointed in myself even though I...
    SomeGirlS SomeGirlS 18-21, F Jul 23

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    I try and study them first and be observant. For example if a friend that is close with the person I'm studying and the person I'm studying talks crap, I'll know not to get close...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Benefits of dating me: 1. You're the sane one
    PrincessOfOptimism PrincessOfOptimism 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I swore my life to a suicidal friend
    B4DW0LF3 B4DW0LF3 13-15, F Jul 17

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    So I just had the 4th date with this guy and he said he wanna be exclusive. I've been known him a month but I like him and seems he feels the same so I said yes and now we are a...
    aaa7792 aaa7792 22-25, F Jul 22

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    Because it always happens. :( I just don't want to lose anyone else. < 3
    xxsamelovexx xxsamelovexx 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    so a few months ago my dad started heightening his abuse of me, it's verbal and emotional but sometimes it even gets like physical not like hurting me but more like forcing me out...
    atinyratsy atinyratsy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    i feel I can get myself together just when I am on my own. :( Letting people in my life often drags me down...and being a loner drags me down itself. I cant find the right balance...
    rockstin87 rockstin87 26-30, M a week ago

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    It was almost 2 years ago. I was a little drunk at a small gathering then two boys came in that we didn't invite. Constantly asked them to leave but they didn't. I was taken into a...
    hdrvhkj hdrvhkj 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I just need to vent this out somewhere, cause there isn't really anywhere else I can. I'm currently running of 3-4 hours sleep per night, at best, because I'm really scared of...
    SuperLemon SuperLemon 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    If you hate stupid people drop them out of your life. It's so easy to not deal with their **** anymore. Take charge of your life instead of letting people annoy you and all that.
    kieshi kieshi 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I am scared to approach people on this site but I want to make friends... :( dunno what to do.
    oxLalaxo oxLalaxo 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    I actually worry about my whole appearance. Im scared of what people think of me. WHY DOES EVERYONE HAVE TO BE SO JUDGEMENTAL!
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F Jul 15

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    The fact that someone could have no remorse, guilt, or compassion about hurting people or using them makes me shudder. People who have no conscience and only imitate human emotion...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Jul 22

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    Usually when you know about someone who makes fun of another person, then everyone else always thinks like, "Oh, you're just insecure and you need to put other people down to make...
    jpk29 jpk29 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    I've been feeling like such a stick in the mud when I'm around my younger cousins lately. They often talk about things going down at parties, drinking stories, people that they...
    almaera almaera 18-21, F Jul 13

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    Is it bad that the littlest things can make me sad? I mean, me and my friend had been planning to go out today all week, we had everything planned, we were gonna go to the cinema...
    LiveForAnotherDay LiveForAnotherDay 13-15, F Jul 5

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    I am a doctor. As a doctor I work 10 hours a day with a group of people that are perhaps the most mischievous people I have ever met. I think the cause of this behavior is because...
    vinylvanilla vinylvanilla 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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