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I Am Scared of Disappointing People I Love

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 453 People

    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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    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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    I wonder how I'll face my parents

    when they find out what I've done. I hope they'll still love me.
    reyrey022 reyrey022 26-30, F Apr 18

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    I fear having to disappoint certain people I

    love I don't even like it when people say that to me. Example: I disappointment a girl I used to like and I cried my eyes out
    MaxwellMoonHoof MaxwellMoonHoof 18-21, M Nov 28, 2014

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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 1 Response Apr 12, 2014

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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 23 Responses Apr 4, 2010

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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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    Related Experiences

    I'm scared of relationships because I've seen fake ones more than I've seen real ones. Nobody is true anymore. I question if real love even exists. My now ex boyfriend cheated on...
    Livers95 Livers95 18-21, F 1 Response 36 mins ago

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    I always wondered if "love" was possible, and people truly "love" one another or if what is termed "love" is merely a sublimated form of self-interest. Well... I almost died in a...
    spankediapered spankediapered 31-35, M 2 hrs ago

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    I've long thought/believed that People Come Into Your Life For A Reason... I've just not always been clear on what the reason Is, y'know? To learn & grow, of course. To share...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    I'm a 34 years old nerd who has married a bit too early due to having a bad religious background in my life. Had kids too early ( now I have three ) and didn't get to really see...
    leicam leicam 31-35, M 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    but, i don t like some of the snarchy people involved. im not super academic complex person. though i luv science, mainly physics and philosophy and now some botany. i always...
    soleutiful soleutiful 26-30, M 10 hrs ago

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    Tell the world that we finally got it right. I choose you. I'll become yours and you'll be mine. We are not perfect well learn from or mistakes...I'm not scared of the end and...
    ItsGracie ItsGracie 31-35, F 12 hrs ago

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    I have felt pain and betrayal and I'm so afraid to feel it again.. It's like once you been hurt, you're so scared to get attached again. Like I have this fear that this person I...
    Pinaybarbie Pinaybarbie 31-35, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Could this little punk #ss have killed anyone better? These may have been some of the best people in the South. And I love the south, I've made no secret of that. How did the...
    trent74 trent74 41-45, M 15 hrs ago

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    I really really genuinely do! I can't stand when a kindhearted person that only cares about other people, Someone that puts everyone before themselves and hates hurting others, Has...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I feel like as soon as someone tries to be friends with me, or I start to like them, or vise versa, I run the other way. Loosing so many people just makes me believe nothing is...
    ThatOneN3rd ThatOneN3rd 16-17, M 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I love living in New Zealand it is a very beautiful place but I am terrified that this government is making it a lot harder for single parents and sick people, they have cut down...
    daisychain33 daisychain33 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I am scared. Me my 17 year old sister and 13 year old brother are gonna talk to my tablet addicted mother and my alcoholic father tomorrow.We are gonna tell them how we feel and...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I know that I'm only 13 but I think I have fallin in love before. It's just that when I did I got heartbroken! Ever since then it's been hard for me to trust any guys. Like are you...
    Disappointed01 Disappointed01 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's not that I'm scared of the prospect of entering a relationship, it's that I'm scared of being in one and my partner leaving... It takes two people to begin a relationship, but...
    briannawolf briannawolf 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Im not a people person but people love me...a lot I return the love as due. I like my small circle but it gets bigger without me noticing its nice to know im excepted but Im not...
    cocosmx cocosmx 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Okay so a lot of people laugh at me for this but I have a SERIOUS fear of giraffes . When I was a very small child, I went to the zoo which was always fun for me . I loved it . I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The reason is simple. I don't belong in the kingdom of love. Love isn't something my body, my mind, my thoughts are meant for. My personality is too complicated and sometimes...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    "That's what real love amounts to-letting a person be who he really is. Most people love you for who you pretend to be. To keep their love-you keep pretending-performing. It's true...
    Whatsmystory Whatsmystory 26-30, F a week ago

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    I am a loner, so most of the time I would be on my own doing my thing, whatever it is. Sometimes I have to drive 45 Kilometers into town or walk alone on empty streets to get stuff...
    RedKarmin RedKarmin 26-30, F Jun 20

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    This experience in my life has led me to really think about love. It all started in the summer of 2014 when I helped my cousin (let's call her Amy) move out of her old house. At...
    owf684 owf684 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    I honestly am not afraid of death. I could honestly care less if I die. Call me a freak or whatever you'd like, but most people are scared of death because the people they love, or...
    laserclouds laserclouds 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 19

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    This story will end with me dying. Don't be sad for me.. I had my run as well you know? I lived.. I laughed.. I cried.. Can I tell you about my life? I hope you will listen! I...
    MartinTheFirst MartinTheFirst 16-17 1 Response Jun 19

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    ....and that's exactly how it is.Breaking off a relationship is never easy, no matter on which end you find yourself. Especially if it was a bad relationship where you...
    JaneD22 JaneD22 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    I need some advice. For background, I've been in two long-term relationships, the most recent of which was 7 years, 4 of which we were married. We are now divorced. I've always...
    dattarac dattarac 36-40, M 4 Responses Jun 18

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    I don't think many people have read my stories, but if anyone has or does, thank you. Life has been quite a rollercoaster and I feel I've lived, which is good. But (yeah, that...
    Sporadico Sporadico 18-21, M Jun 16

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    Makes me feel so much better about my small chest seeing how many people loves their small chest!
    wwallflower wwallflower 13-15, F Jun 16

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    E3 isn't as disappointing as usual this year. I thought that DOOM 4 looked pretty kick ***. Dark Souls III has Miyazaki as the main director once again and will be the last game...
    Golemboy123 Golemboy123 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 15

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    People love you when they on your mind A thought is love's currency And I been thinking about her all the time I never seen somebody put together perfectly What would I have to do...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M Jun 14

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    2015 © Dana Eve ValenciaWhen spirit flounders Gone in circlesAn aimless flightI am scared.When thunder rumblesHollow waves roll A restless nightI am scared.When...
    danadadiva danadadiva 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    I am scared of relatuonshios mostly because I'm scared tgat someone depends on me. That arises from my deep rooted fear of losing people. I tend to want to depend and I hurt too...
    cambridge14 cambridge14 46-50, M Jun 13

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    Very very VERY selective...like idk why... Maybe I don't want to let anyone know me completely... Maybe I just don't want anyone to know all about me, my weaknesses, my mistakes...
    Undecodable Undecodable 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 12

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    Can we really go Wanna know about life Know about nothing nothing I wanna know about Don’t know about nothing nothing Can we really go Roaming in the night with a lot a bit of...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 16-17, F Jun 12

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    I wasn't always scared of him. It's just his attitude that makes me afraid. My mom always talked about how he loved me when I was a baby and how he was proud of me. But when I got...
    Batteen405 Batteen405 16-17, M Jun 10

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    People, and mental health services, keep telling me that if I keep on the way I currently am then I'm going to end up in a locked ward or even in prison in the future. I'm so...
    DespicableMind DespicableMind 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 10

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