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I Am Scared About Letting People Down

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    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 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 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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    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

      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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    Related Experiences

    (to be honest) i care way too much about those people i am going to meet again. how do they think about me if i did something stupidly awkward i will rather die than see there...
    brooke2001 brooke2001 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I want everyone who cares to let go because i'm tired. I can't just sleep it off, I want to die. Not existing would be great. Everyone expects so much of me and I always "plan" for...
    FreedomIsWhatIDesire FreedomIsWhatIDesire 16-17, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    specially by letting everyone i care about down over and over again
    KatherineSnow KatherineSnow 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I recently got out of an abusive relationship and I have trust issues to begin with. Unfortunately, the relationship made them worse. I'm not interested in a relationship and it...
    TheWicked TheWicked 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 2

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    I'm shipping out tomorrow and I am so scared I'll be losing someone before I can get back. But it will most likely happen and I've spent so long preparing for that eventuality...
    bakeittwice bakeittwice 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I'm scared of losing my 2 awesome little dogs, one of them is kinda starting to get old. Though she is very active. The youngest one is really active and she really likes me, she...
    Morgee3304 Morgee3304 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Many people have used me or abused our friendship. So now I have very low trust, so people who want to pm me on ep; I won't be quick to reply or may not trust you at all at first...
    shur09 shur09 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    keliscc11 keliscc11 26-30, F Dec 30, 2014

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    Trying to be, anyway. A lot of people want to get close to me on the basis of being able to rely on me for anything and everything, at any given time, and it doesn't work.
    GreenButtercup GreenButtercup 36-40, F Jan 4

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    That's how it happens. Some version of that story is true for almost every homeless person out there. It happens because of not being loved. Because of not having supportive...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M Jan 10

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    I've lost so many people I love in the last few years I don't think I can handle anymore heartbreak
    nowimawarrior nowimawarrior 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I have always wanted to die, but what if people really love me? Are they afraid of losing me? I'm terrified of losing someone I love. But how would it affect them if I killed...
    Childlover4evr2 Childlover4evr2 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    though I usually don't get any proof that people are thinking about me but I always assume it.its not the people or the world but its my subconscious mind who is always giving a...
    perfectcancerian perfectcancerian 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 7

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    Okay, so I was recently in a relationship with a girl,"Mickey" (nickname). We go to the same high school and she's two years older than me . We stayed together for about two weeks...
    CurvyFrance CurvyFrance 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    i when i do something stupidly silly i will freak out the next day and be like omg how did i do this I will ask myself lot of questions ? how will people will think about me now...
    brooke2001 brooke2001 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I spent most of my life changing the way I am to suit others. I get labelled as emo. I will always care too much about what other people think of me. people in my class throw rocks...
    KillingCake KillingCake 13-15, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I want to get to know more about people who share the same feelings and problems that I have, regardless of age, sex and race... But 3 days in EP, I've got blocked by member, I...
    52hell 52hell 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Trust me if I want your attention I'll ask. I don't not know why people tell me I'm seeking attention even I was minding my own business and blame me for their problems.
    sham17 sham17 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Which is extremely ironic and silly because I can get along with just damn near anyone except for when people are just rude or phrase things in a rude way. Im also easily bored by...
    TheCasualChick TheCasualChick 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 11

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    Why do we care so much about what others think about us? We are all imperfect creatures who are all beautiful. Why not just be original? The world is filled with so much wannabes...
    lovelinessbathes lovelinessbathes 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Selectively Social? It really sounds like a douchey term, but I'd usually prefer to keep my circles small. Even then, I want to be able to get to know some one. It's a reason I...
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    I am very selective when it comes to this, yet I am here. It's a paradox.
    Nakedness8 Nakedness8 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    My first foster mom that I lived with for 16 years gave me up 3 years ago 2 weeks before Christmas leaving me homeless. We didn't separate on good terms but over the last few years...
    Minnowshi Minnowshi 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 2

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    Follow up from earlier today; Lunch was wonderful with my foster mom. it wasn't awkward though, I did cry when she drove away. But I didn't let her see. As angry as I still may be...
    Minnowshi Minnowshi 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Shot happens and well then you build the wall ....
    Saras905 Saras905 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 5

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    ... When you bed smells like a guy.. Yay :(
    XXimdeadinsideXX XXimdeadinsideXX 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I'm gonna be real if I don't think we have anything in common or i think we just won't work I'll tell you straight up .
    Princeofnothing Princeofnothing 18-21, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    My 1 year old cousin was rushed to the hospital a few hours ago. They say she might have some very serious desease. I love her too much to lose her.
    AnnaJackson12345 AnnaJackson12345 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    So i had my camhs assessment today. Lady said i was tier 3. And id i got worse id go to an inpatient hospital. I had to say everything in front of my parents and my mum and dad...
    NobodyCaresOkai NobodyCaresOkai 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    Sometimes I wish I was someone different so my life could be easier. Sometimes I wish most of the things I have been through never happened. But those things make me who I am right...
    laurenanhyi112 laurenanhyi112 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    my whole mind revolves around it. I cant get over it it feels like it eats me away.
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Please follow my blog at: http://femaleborderlinesociopath.blogspot.ca/
    FemaleBorderlineSociopath FemaleBorderlineSociopath 31-35, F Jan 8

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    Hey, real sociopath here. I won't waste my time trying to convince you of it because what is the point. Believe me or not it's up to you. but I am bored and willing to answer...
    JasonGrayson JasonGrayson 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    My dad's not bad at all. But somehow I'm terrified of him. He gets mad but he doesn't yell, he's not abusive but he's kind of strict I guess. Only a little. But I get paranoid...
    nonymousee nonymousee 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    No, honestly I am letting go. I just read a plethora of superficial, vain and petty stories and comments. I can't even begin to fathom how stupid and immature people my age are. It...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    My ex & I became friends again 4 or 5 months ago, yet today he said goodbye & that he doesn't think he can be just friends with me. After crying for 20 minutes, I see on Facebook...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Every time I let people get close, I end up getting hurt emotionally or physically for it. I'm done letting people get that close. I'm not going to let my guard down again.
    BeYou321 BeYou321 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    i dont know what my futures gonna be like. not in general. with you.. maybe we'll end up being something even more than just boyfriend and girlfriend. but maybe im just getting my...
    Ebolaa Ebolaa 16-17, M Jan 7

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