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I Am Scared of Failing

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    I am really scared of failing the Big Exam. People say I should have been studying for it since I entered school. People say I should have made notes made for review. But I hadn't. Now, I am on my last year and just one year away from taking the exam and I very scared. It also...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 Jun 17, 2011

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    I'm going to be taking online classes

    for a Bachelor's of Science in Audio Production from Full Sail. Firstly, I've never been great at school. I'm not dumb, I just have a hard time motivating myself even in crucial moments. But that's my secondary fear; I'm really scared that despite my education, should I succeed...
    zanestickler zanestickler 18-21, M May 21

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    School is becoming more difficult

    and I am having feelings that I will not be able to learn everything in order to achieve success.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Mar 31

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    So far my professors have been pretty intense.

    I feel like my Fall semester was easy and hard but I still got through it. It's the Spring semester and I thought I was going to get some good professors. This is going to be a tough semester and I'm scared of failing. I'm trying to think positive but I'm really scared right now...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    After the hell that was fall semester I'm

    scared of failing my finals this semester. I really need these A's and B's to get my GPA back up. I already lost one scholarship I can't lose anymore.
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F May 6

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    This Is Not How I Thought Things Would Be

    when i'm laid in bed and i can't sleep, i'll run through my thoughts, but at the same time i'll take a step back from my life and look at myself and everything that makes me... well... me.... You know what i conclude everytime? That i'm nothing that i actually want to be, and...
    83564q 83564q 22-25 1 Response Mar 16, 2009

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    I feel I shouldn't be worried

    but these thoughts of failing are not escaping me at all...
    dayvhiny dayvhiny 18-21, F Mar 29

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    After Bad Day - With No One To Talk To.

    I'm going to write here because, as I said - I have no one to talk to. I had an important college review today. I study design. They told me, not in so many words - That I am not a talented designer, that my work is boring and that I won't survive this year in college. I feel...
    RachaelErin RachaelErin 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 23, 2013

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    It hurts me so much, I hold things against

    people I just want to rid them off my mind and of this planet once they have hurt me... I'm in a relationship that I have no idea why icant just leave... I feel like an idiot, a clown I wear a mask everyday and pretend I'm ok. I'm a pinup model I tell my bf I'm goin to take...
    Tiodio Tiodio 18-21, F Jul 29

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    I have an opportunity

    for a new job, but am scared to death to accept it, because I am afraid I will fail. I'm afraid they will find out how inadequate I truly am. My current job is easy and secure, but I'm not happy there.
    chumiloons chumiloons 46-50, F Jun 12

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    Ever since elementary,

    I've gotten straight A's and that is what set the high expectations on me. I feel that even if I get a B, I failed and am miserable about it... I know a lot of people think that school isn't stressful for the straight A students, but it is. We're scared of failing. It's a...
    Redhy11 Redhy11 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    Not Litteraly Falling

    like falling emotionally and not being able to get up having to be stuck down in a rut and have to live that misery over and over again not being able to get up and live a good life! being alone.....with nothing to do like being in a pit!
    justjessica justjessica 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2008

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    Hey guys I'm failing school. I want squall it's not like I want to fail school, what is seed I want to succeed. I parents right now. Everybody's even make everybody's losing hope...
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    Every time I think about this my heart threatens to pound it's way out of my chest. Okay so I'm getting some feeling for this amazing guy. But I'm scared. And at first I thought...
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    Yes I'm scared of relationships. Every time I have liked a guy and tried going for it they would hurt me before we even got into the relationship so I have been scared of getting...
    brenda4696 brenda4696 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 10

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    I have to have knee reconstruction. So I am scared of the future. Learning how to walk again. Losing my job most likely, living with little to no money. Unable to move much, unable...
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    Im scared of myself. i look in the mirror and i don't recognize the person staring back at me. i don't like her. we haven't known each other very long. actually, i don't know her...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I'm so scared of it somedays. People treat old people like a disease or like they are a joke. Just because of their outward appearance. Especially teenagers. It makes me so sad...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 24

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    So I know my other stories have been depressing and mostly me being so negative saying I'll never find love, or that happiness of a relationship.. well that's true, but it's just...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I have always been scared of the ocean, i know how to swim but I'm scared of sharks and jelly fish. People are like there is a small chance that you will ever be bitten. I say...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    I have had too much rejection in the past, especially for my age; and none of it has been dating. I have absolutely, positively, 100% no chance with dating. So I am scared to even...
    Guest4111 Guest4111 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    My brother scared me yesterday I freaked out and elbowed him in the face by accident because i was leaning backwards. I guess its not weird to hurt people when you scared but i...
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat 13-15, F Dec 4

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    I'm scared because I don't know what to do. I'm scared to do the wrong thing. I don't want to hurt either one of you. I also don't want him to do something bad because of me.... I...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F Dec 7

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    I'm scared. Two people whom I don't even know off the internet threatened to kill themselves over EP tonight and they logged out before I could help them. I take very harshly to...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I'm seeing this really amazing guy, and I'm crazy about him. Its the kind of thing where you fall fast and hard, and although there have been lots of things that tell me he is...
    KC94 KC94 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    I am scared of my neighbur from Blake Lane # 203. When I got Bank Security sending me updated address on April 2011 and had their address, I was not sure why it was their address...
    clayache clayache 70+, T Dec 11

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    Does anyone else get really scared, and not know why they are scared?
    Blackbutterflies99 Blackbutterflies99 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 11

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    i am not scared of the consequences of touchin very controversial topics as feel the more u are scared of them the bigger darkness befalls u about them so take them on head on and...
    romell romell 41-45, M Dec 13

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    I don't know. I just have a feeling and it's scaring me. I haven't been me this week and I haven't been able to control my emotions. I've been more negative even when I'm trying...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I'm scared of spiders. When I see them I run away. When they crawl on the wall I let them b. I don't mess with them, they don't mess with me.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    I live in constant fear every day. I have two really big fears, and tons of anxieties. I get stressed or anxiety a lot, and I get so scared that I make myself cry or deal with said...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 23

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    I'm never scared of people on the internet, like what are you going to do to me? Attack me with the caps lock on? Lol. No..
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 24

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    I'm scared of getting hurt again.
    myhappylittlepill myhappylittlepill 13-15, F Nov 25

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    Ok it looks such fun! but I am just to scared to be on a Rollercoaster.
    momonsite momonsite 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    I will say it,am scared as hell,of getting hurt again,time will heal me.
    momonsite momonsite 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Not for the reasons you may think! At 18 I started reading the Koran..I read and read and read until I got to the part where all must tithe 10% except Mohammed (hmm funny I thought...
    quantumike quantumike 51-55, M Nov 28

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    I am officially scared out of my ******* mind.
    BloodofAmara BloodofAmara 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    So this will take some explaining. Me and my mom have been talking about moving to this town since like ever, and we finally have a chance to, and we're looking at the Junior...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    Yes I am afraid of relationships. I've been for a while now but I haven't told anyone. A relationship is alot to put into. You have to text that person everyday, ask them how was...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Okay, I'm not scared of spiders, I'm fascinated by them. They're really neat creatures when you get right down to it. But I'm surrounded by arachnophobes, especially my mother. The...
    JackMann JackMann 18-21, M Dec 2

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    I know it's a thing to boldly claim that you're not afraid of death, but the truth is, I am! The thought of not being around any more after certain while is pretty unnerving. The...
    Sorfarina Sorfarina 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    I'm finally cutting off my verbally abusive and mentally unstable family and going to do everything 100% on my own for the very first time in my life. I'm scared because I've...
    alliemamabear alliemamabear 18-21, F Dec 3

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    To Be Honest I Am Scared. I don't think about it much as I employ mindfulness in my daily life, staying in the NOW, so my thoughts don't wander. It helps. But, when I lie in bed at...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 3 Responses Dec 4

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    I don't know if I'm really "scared" of it, I mean yea, I wouldn't want it. But like it's a disease there's a lot of those and idk eventually they'll find a cure and cure it. But...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 5

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    Are you really scared? That is just dumb. Stop watching TV and do not let yourself to control by fear. http://www.theeventchronicle.com/ebola/ghana-ebola-real-people-gotten-sick...
    helilainen helilainen 18-21, F Dec 5