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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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    ...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 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 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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    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 know my boyfriend loves me, but it kills me to think he may want someone prettier and skinnier one day.
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    People actions speak louder than words so there is no love and caring without action, when people love and care about you, people who love and care about you, do things for you as...
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    Life is too short to fight with the people you love the most.
    lipstix90 lipstix90 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I felt safe. So safe. Once again, I felt safe to share my thoughts & feelings, just as I am. No filter, no social structured politeness, just pure expression & need. And he...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    amelcc11 amelcc11 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    I used to be a very forgiving and trusting person. Too trusting, even. I used to fall in love hard, and get all these intense emotions for my significant other(s). That is, until...
    A7SH A7SH 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am extremely selective. Most people I've met though my life have know little about me. I have grown up in an environment that doesn't allow me space for me to take care of myself...
    LAlbertoG LAlbertoG 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am very selective and private when I let people in my circle of life. Ive been hurt and lied to so many times, Its more of a fear then selective.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel like everything I do is wrong. I can't help my friends and push people away because, well I don't even know. At. this point I'm scared to even state an opinion.
    psfromthestars psfromthestars 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hear the old saying " don't take it personally" when someone you love treats your poorly, and can find the skills necessary to treat another person same situation, only with...
    JamiJx JamiJx 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have a terrible fear of losing people I love, this includes family and friends. I'm pretty sure it started when I was 7-8 and my mum was going to leave me and my sister's and run...
    YOULOOKLOSTLIKEDOROTHY YOULOOKLOSTLIKEDOROTHY 36-40 4 days ago

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    I just can't help it. Even if someone is a s****y person, like my mom even though I feel like she deserves every bad thing that's happened to her because of her bad attitude and...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I just can't help it. Even if someone is a s****y person, like my mom even though I feel like she deserves every bad thing that's happened to her because of her bad attitude and...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    1) my names grace 2) im the dumbest ******* person ever 3) i have 2 bros and 2 sisters and i love them sooo much 4) i want to be either a oncology nurse or midwife 5) i used to be...
    gracebxox gracebxox 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I just saw this story about 2 people who were in a relationship for almost 4 years and they broke up 5 months ago. I don't know why I got too scared, it made me realise how much I...
    ReemNoctis ReemNoctis 16-17, F 17 Responses 5 days ago

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    its so bad that i shut down and dont want go to the store, work, mall, or anywhere for that matter. sometimes i think people think im stupid or cant so anything for myself and when...
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am bi. I told my mom, yes she was caring and understanding. But I'm scared about it cuz I'm Christian and you can see how that's a problem.I am a supporter of gays, bi's, and...
    FlexibleAbby FlexibleAbby 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    One of my biggest fears because I don't want them to turn their back on me
    Nae82 Nae82 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    Not generally everyone but I'm afraid of it. I'm afraid of people disappointing me as I am afraid of disappointing them. I'm prideful. I take a lot of pride in the work I do and...
    Spagoodles Spagoodles 18-21, M Jul 27

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    Look, I'd love not to be, but I care. Sure, people I dislike not liking me back? fine, that doesn't fuss one bit. But I am insecure, I want to be liked and the slightest bit of...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 26

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    Between us there are days, years and worse of all, the distance. Well, maybe it's better that way. If we would have lived in the same city then I would have had to sometimes meet u...
    Laraamani Laraamani 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    I find my self depressed knowing what people say about me ...
    TinaAlways TinaAlways 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 25

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    There are a lot of homeless people down my block. I always wonder where they go when it is winter. But since it's summer, I see them a lot sitting under scaffolds. Most of the time...
    reginarose reginarose 26-30, F Jul 24

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    I go to work by train and most mornings there is a blind man on there. He boards the train before I do and gets off at the stop before mine. Given that most commuters don't make...
    Dodger30y2k Dodger30y2k 51-55, M Jul 23

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    I'm scared to death and I just admitted tht to myself my grandpa, my best friend, had lung cancer and no matter how much I tell myself it'll be ok everything will turn out all...
    PrincessTiff1997 PrincessTiff1997 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    The middle finger is a great body language tool for letting people know you are upset. Poetry is not quite as effective in a fit of road rage. ― Jarod Kintz,
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Jul 21

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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    I'm not too sure if long distance relationships are a good enough choice when it comes to dating and friendships and what not. My mother has been in this type of relationship with...
    MrIppikodoku MrIppikodoku 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    Sometimes I feel like people in general only want to date me because they like the idea of having a girlfriend rather than me myself..I'm kinda glad I've taken a break.
    AlexisOwO AlexisOwO 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 20

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    I am not selective at all. I flat out don't do it.
    UnlovingAlex UnlovingAlex 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I am about to become homeless. I never been so desperate, worried. I have been living with my mother for awhile now, taking care of her, as her health has been declining. Now, she...
    CoolDude2244 CoolDude2244 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Sometimes you just get "that feeling" about some people, and though they may not fall in love with you, you can still trust them.
    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 17

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    I need to be able to trust someone first off and get to know them. I need to know that they have a kind heart despite what issues they have and won't hurt me. If you have those...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 17