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I Am Scared of Disappointing People I Love

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    Egads !!

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

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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 how i approach others. I'm a people pleaser to an extent. I'm happy just doing my absolute best to leave people in a good...
    Spagoodles Spagoodles 18-21, M Jul 27

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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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response 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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    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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    The one of the few people in my family that I enjoy being around. I will be taking care of her when I grow up fully. Because when I was little she took care of me when my mom's...
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    No, I actually like people who I have nothing in common with and can't relate to at all. I love awkwardly sitting around not having anything to talk to them about - it's neat. But...
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    Have you ever felt like you emotionally support your friend more than they do? But when you going through stuff and need the same.. You realize and accept they just not built for...
    gobacklike4thgrade gobacklike4thgrade 26-30, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I'm so mad at you. You hurt me so bad I'm shaking with anger and hurt my heart is broken you didn't say goodbye or I love you. Who are you what happened to you.Why did you let...
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    out of all the people I could be I never know if I'm the right one when the halls empty and orange lines stretch into black the world just for one love like a straightjacket...
    Azureskye Azureskye 18-21 10 hrs ago

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    LOL I can't help but laugh reading the tittle,I find it funny for some reason,maybe it's because i tend to find humor in irony's,cynicism and dark things.And this seems somewhat...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I really do hate it. I hate hurting peoples feelings and making them feel bad. It hurts me just as much seeing them like that. Espeically people I care about. :( But lately I've...
    Azena Azena 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    Scared of wasting my time. Scared for falling for someone that's going to screw me over. Scared of not being loved back. I'm not cold hearted I'm just scared & tired. Why is that...
    MissingMistake MissingMistake 16-17, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    My first crush I did anything about: I thought he liked me, but then he decided I was being "creepy". I admit I was being a little too excited, but it was still so disappointing...
    PampassClasse PampassClasse 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Do you know this feeling when you watch someone so important to you grow older and older and older. And the older this person gets the scarier it is. The fear of losing that...
    aliveness aliveness 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    4thGeneration 4thGeneration 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Most people are scared, Most people don't make any achievement because they are scared, Most people lose each other because of being scared, most people miss the chance because...
    listenup listenup 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    This is one of those stories that seems as I it is make believe. As I am in love with my best friend, whom I have known for nearly ten years now, having met him in the last year of...
    Karmimiyan Karmimiyan 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    You should never compare yourself to another human being. Or if you do do so with a grain of salt because it's not gonna go well. You should never compare yourself to someone you...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Aug 20

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    One of life's biggest disappointments is facing the fact, that a person whom you've given all your patience, empathy and love, whom you're nurtured back to life after yet another...
    SnowWhiteBea SnowWhiteBea 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    A month ago, I met this awesome guy who I met at work. He gave me his number and we connected. We talked about sports and our kids and our jobs, we have a lot of things in common...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 18

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    WindsomeFlurry WindsomeFlurry 26-30 1 Response Aug 14

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    After losing my two closest friends this year, I am very hesitant to become close to anyone else. I talk, I share a little, but I never truly open up. I'm not sure I'm capable of...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    Scared of my own image Scared of my own immaturity Scared of my own ceiling Scared I'll die of uncertainty Fear might be the death of me Fear leads to anxiety Don't know what's...
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