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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 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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    ...and Only I Know It

    Β  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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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 used to think about people reactions and thinking upon an issue i am concerned to even i am the person who got hurt but after some time i start analyzing their feelings too,i am...
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 29

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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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    Why does the people who say will stand by you are always the ones to let you down the most? I think is because you expect more from those people. But isnt that just sad that we...
    ThisChica ThisChica 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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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 4 days ago

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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 1 Response Jul 12

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    I came to EP to be honest, and yet I still hide. I believe it's because I don't have much trust. Or is it my insecurities? I've never been with a genuinely perfect person, I've...
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I stopped taking most of my meds.. Trazadone , naltrexone, Wellbutrin and Buspar . I've been very emotional, high anxiety, and angry. I'm married w two step kids, one girl 19 and...
    connie14 connie14 41-45, F Jun 23

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    I prefer to be very selected in my life to reduce pain, and only care about those wants a true friendship.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 25

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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...
    MasinitaGreystone MasinitaGreystone 13-15, F 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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    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 often wonder how I could go on if I lost my loved ones, my child, parents, my only friend. Especially if I'm used to talking to them everyday, it's pure agony trying to imagine...
    strawberry38 strawberry38 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 26

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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 3 days ago

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    It's so awful to think about it. I try not to think about it but sometimes I can't help it. It makes me sad and depressed. What would I do without my family. I hope no one goes...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F Jun 30

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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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    People starting to become afraid of me and avoid me.i don understand the more I try to get closer to them the more they avoid me .i wonder if 1 day the whole world will reject me...
    Appolo123 Appolo123 13-15, M Jun 23

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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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    rahifsaad rahifsaad 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I was actually homeless when I was 4 years old and I remember it was really scary and cold at night. It's so hard and for whatever reason people treat you like a monster when the...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jun 28

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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 a week ago

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    I was in New York once and a homeless man came up to me to ask if I would donate any money to him. You could see that he was a little shy because of the rejection he must have had...
    Untamablespark Untamablespark 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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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 1 day ago

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    I get so upset when I love someone and it feels as if their avoiding me like i really thought he loved me now all he does is ignore me and block every contact we had now ive got no...
    Jessie09871 Jessie09871 18-21, F Jun 23

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    At the moment, there is no one I love. Which makes me fearless. So when you lose them all, please know that you will be at peace. You won't be afraid once they're gone; and that's...
    TheSmartestManOnEarth TheSmartestManOnEarth 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    Well, I'm messed up on the insideπŸ˜’. Cookies anyone 😊
    iamnoor iamnoor 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I swore my life to a suicidal friend
    B4DW0LF3 B4DW0LF3 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I once gave a homeless person 5 dollars.
    Ter4Doll Ter4Doll 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    My dad gave a homeless person 100,000$ for a house
    Midnightthetimberwolf Midnightthetimberwolf 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    When I was a little girl my mother would take me to the city. I was always excited to go with her. However things would change when I witnessed a homeless man asking for spare...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    Seeing them is just another realization how bad, cruel and unfair this world could be.
    hisangelicbaby hisangelicbaby 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    Some. Not all. Me ans my last lover were saving to join this evil club me belongs to. We went to quartzsite arizona to meet representatives. Homeless all over. Me...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    I'm very compassionate. Some may say I'm too compassionate but it's one of God's gifts to me and I'll gladly accept it and use it for only good :)
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jun 29

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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 4 days ago

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    I have a habit of letting people break down my walls too quickly, I get too sucked in to people and forget to look out for the warning signals until it's too late but by then I am...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 29

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