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I Am Scared of Disappointing People I Love

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    Making Mistakes

    I do get scared sometimes.  I have a lot of responsibility on my shoulders and I do worry that I'll mess things up and that I will disappoint my family.  But I do know that they are there to support me ... we've been through tough times before and have come through...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 25 Responses Apr 4, 2010

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    I just got my grades a few days ago.

    Although it's not bad (my friend said it was a high grade), I didn't meet the expectation set by my mom. And I can't stop blaming myself for it...
    PrincezzSn0w PrincezzSn0w 18-21, F Apr 12

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    But Equally Nervous Of That Being Played Against Me.

    I've been through a lot already with previous relationships. I have a hard time trusting sometimes. I worry that if I get too close to a person, there's the possibility that they might use this fear against Me and try to play Me. But I'm not dumb or blind. The very moment I first...
    aktor1970 aktor1970 41-45, M May 23, 2011

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    Scared Is The Word

    or is it Grease? Joking aside, I think that I will not, ultimately, live up to their expectations, that I will muck it up in some way. I forget that they like or love me because of who I am. I think that, ultimately, I will let them down. Irrational, and self...
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M 14 Responses Apr 3, 2010

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    I Don't Want To Loose Them

    I don't have a lot of people that I love in my life, I barely have anyone left. But I'm scared if I disappoint them or let them down, I will loose them. I don't want to loose them, because most of them are all I have keeping me alive.
    ImOkayNow ImOkayNow 16-17, F Oct 30, 2011

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    I Dont Like Disappointing People

    My whole life it seems like I have disappointed people. My dad, cause i didnt graduate high school. My mom cause i didnt always choose the right people to hang out with. My sister cause i did drugs. My granddad cause i didnt spend time with him. My self. For listening to...
    sexilexi89 sexilexi89 18-21 1 Response Aug 19, 2009

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    Egads !!

    OMG.. OMG ..  OMG .. me too ! me too !!!
    Auror Auror 31-35, F Apr 3, 2010

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    I have been through allot lately and in the past, the past I got beat up ( by girls and boys ) ever sense then I have been scared of people, I don't trust people very well. And...
    100BlackRoses 100BlackRoses 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I'm new to think site but I thought it would be interesting to share my story here, since I'm uncomfortable sharing it elsewhere.Coming close to 2 years ago now, I met a guy on...
    chungking chungking 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    So scared of people who cause irritation , pain, make fun out of you , don't take you as a human being, I just have to avoid these people instead of arguments, am I right ?
    cleanyoursoul cleanyoursoul 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    She just said to me today "You listen to me, if you continue to be scared of people I'll disown you. Leave you penniless without help to suffer. Then you'll learn not to be afraid...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F Jul 20

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    One day I recieved a letter from grandma... The other day I went up to a local Christian bookstore and saw a "honk if you love Jesus" bumper sticker. I was feeling particularly...
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F 8 Responses Jul 18

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    I know Love is risky. You have so much to lose, but with the right person you can be really happy. I did not knew Love was this difficult. I never figured out myself and my...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I am learning how to love. There are a few people in my life that I really, REALLY don't get along with. They have crossed some lines and really ticked me off, and all their...
    Anticloud Anticloud 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    For 8 years of my life I had this thing where if I knew 1 person hated me I would freak out and I wouldn't be able to sleep at night I would have little mental break downs but as I...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Ok so most people love their family. But I am truly, fascinated and drawn to my step brother. He is one year older than me and I have know him for over twenty years. We will be...
    lilkitten87 lilkitten87 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I don't get why some people love quotes or try to model their lives around the words of other people. It just seems to me that once we try to quote others those words are...
    articwolf00 articwolf00 22-25, M a week ago

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    I don't understand haters , They hate for no reason and they usually don't even know the person they are being hateful towards but yet they still do it. Why I have no idea #Love...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I don't know why but I just can't. I can tell when people love me but I can't love them back, I just don't feel it no matter how hard I try. It's like I'm disconnected from...
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    The most sweetest thing is that when two people love each other but do not communicate instead they Pray for each other in their SUJUD >3
    PerinduSyahid PerinduSyahid 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Summer of 06 and 07 I was in Nantucket! It's really nice place specially in summer, and I have no idea during winter. Night time in Nantucket is it feels winter season in Florida...
    Bluejec19 Bluejec19 41-45, F a week ago

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    I know it's stupid of me to use random chatting but I did. I chatted with some people and one of them asked me where I live. I lied and told him Singapore but then he guessed the...
    wherehorizonsmeet wherehorizonsmeet 16-17, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Everyday, we fall. Sometimes it is because we jump, or we slip. Or it because we are pushed, perhaps taken by desire and lust and passion. Maybe we're alone and maybe we are not...
    CheeseBomb500 CheeseBomb500 13-15, M 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I have a deep down fear, but I think part of it is a mix of respect and not knowing. I'm very good at "reading peoples mind" and knowing what they want, but I never know if I'm a...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 7 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    When people shout at me I get scared and my throught closes up
    smartie67128820 smartie67128820 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I have trust issues and I always doubting most people around me coz I'm afraid of betrayed, left by someone and be alone.
    jemaopinion jemaopinion 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I am honestly terrified of men. I know that not all of them are awful people but they just scare me. Being raped and abused probably has something to do with it but I HATE it. I...
    teenagetragedy teenagetragedy 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    So my friend Haylin just turned 13. And she talks to grown men (in their 20ies) and she sexts with them. And she introduced me to this man, Angel (he's 22) and I've known him for...
    Cassandra13Park Cassandra13Park 13-15, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    arghhh last year i attempted to pass my ccna exam and i failed, i was in so much pressure and i am not blaming any one else it was hard for me because every body was expecting me...
    furmal furmal 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    I love these types of movies because u can get scared and snuggles with ur boyfriend or girlfriend the sad thing is when u don't have that special person like me so if anyone wants...
    123kiyabug 123kiyabug 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    It has been a while since i wrote about what i do in this life. You see as i love all people around me at ep or around the world. they don't love me and i am not like need to have...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 6 hrs ago

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    I have been on this website for 4 months now and I have to warn you guys (especially new EP users) that there are some real fake people on this website. It is amazing how fake...
    LoveYouMisterA LoveYouMisterA 18-21, F 38 Responses Jul 18

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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 22 hrs ago

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    my hands, Your hands Tight up like two ships Drifting, weightless waves try to break it I'd do anything to save it why is it so hard to save it? my heart, Your heart sit tight...
    IzzyIrwin IzzyIrwin 13-15, F Jul 23

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    Why is now in days that we (people in general), always have to find a way to prove our undying love for one another? What happen to " I LOVE YOU", or "YOU MEAN SO MUCH TO ME? I...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    Why is now in days that we (people in general), always have to find a way to prove our undying love for one another? What happen to " I LOVE YOU", or "YOU MEAN SO MUCH TO ME? I...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I was drawing Tuesday night.. And I was listening to music I do that so I don't get scared. I used to be afraid to go in my own room. me and Jake used to sleep with dad every...
    KovusShame KovusShame 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I don't know what's wrong with me. Just all of a sudden be become paranoid. It's been going on for almost two weeks. I feel watched, I feel like any second something is going to...
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21, F Jul 5

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    I didn't realize that I could actually grow to tolerate him much less fall in love. He was the guy I saw Bye Bye Birdie with. The guy who taught me how to work a light board...
    OverusedSlogan OverusedSlogan 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I mean, I totally love myself all the way. I accept who I am, and I like the person I am right now. Still, I feel scared sometimes, because I get really dark. I'm graduating...
    Celal Celal 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    So I just read the whole Divergent series. I gotta say, I am not much of a reader, but when I started reading Divergent, I just could not stop until I finished all three books. I...
    raspberry5 raspberry5 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I love when a woman lights up, takes a deep drag and exhales. The excitement builds waiting for the next drag, and it's never disappointing! Smokey kisses are dreamy! If you...
    anovaguy1 anovaguy1 51-55, M Jul 19

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    Nothing better than listening to music late at night/early in the morning. Three Days Grace not disappointing :)
    AvengedDeathPunch57 AvengedDeathPunch57 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    "If he’s not calling you, it’s because you are not on his mind. If he creates expectations for you, and then doesn’t follow through on little things, he will do same for big...
    NanaH2014 NanaH2014 22-25, F Jul 7

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    Why do I think like this? My mother thinks I'm going crazy. She wants to take me to the doctors. I just can't sleep or eat. I'm tired but I can't sleep. I had a panic attack a...
    Raven628 Raven628 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    My parents mostly. I'm not following their religion and I'm not a promising rising star. But I love them!
    alexiadahl alexiadahl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    Part 105 .. Oh guys! You all know that I'm a very old account in EP . But I haven't wrote any stories in a while ,so firstly I want to apologize to all my readers who wanted to...
    singingthestoryofmylife singingthestoryofmylife 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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