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I Am Scared of Failing

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    Everyone is expecting me to be the best.

    I am scared. I feel pressured. I don't want to disappoint them. I want to live a chill life doing the things I love.
    dhanx dhanx 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2015

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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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    My logical side knows failure can happen,

    but the more it happens, the more it scares me.
    theotherusernamesweretaken theotherusernamesweretaken 26-30, M Jan 7

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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, 2014

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    Not Ready Yet

    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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    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, 2014

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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 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, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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 22-25, M May 21, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Months ago u said that u didn't want to talk in "this level", that u had never liked me in that sort of way. I was devastated. I laid so many emotions on u and for you to say that...
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    I scared for my mentality. I'm scared of myself. I'm scared that all these thoughts messing about in my head will their toll. I'm scared that I am wrong. I'm scared that I'm right...
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    I know I need help. I am so scared to ask for but what else do you expect from someone with anxiety.
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    I'm really scared of relationships, but I'm desperate for one. Just to feel that love and have someone to focus on. I hope one day it can happen, if I were religious I'd pray for...
    AlphaGoat AlphaGoat 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    rooodii rooodii 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 27

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    I've posted a lot about my previous experiences before..but this experience sticks out for me right now because on Friday I'm going on a date with this guy that I'm really starting...
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    I'm scared of falling in love with the wrong person. I'm scared of being hurt, humiliated, and rejected. I still have hope that one day I will find that person, but I'm scared...
    sagespoo sagespoo 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I think it's too late to be scared. Im in too deep. It happened so quickly. I didn't even put up a fight. I surrendered to him so eagerly. I still haven't figured out why it was...
    WickedlyHis WickedlyHis 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    you want real? you want honesty? well there it is. I am scared. I do anything i can to not think about it. and it gets to be more than I can handle sometimes.
    stevecobb76 stevecobb76 36-40, M Jan 25

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    I am excited and scared at the same time. Because I work so hard to get the future I want.
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    so i really don't like being a room alone with older men. it scares me. when i was little I'd dress in layers all the time no matter what weather I'm in, it'll be extremely hot and...
    funkittyful funkittyful 18-21, F Jan 24

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    I am scared! this is my feeling right now. All I can do is sitting in the corner and... it's good if i cry but I can't! why? what is wrong with me? I really don't understand myself...
    kimlys kimlys 18-21, F Jan 24

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    So...I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend and he came inside me...I'm scared I'm going to be pregnant
    lexilea14 lexilea14 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 22

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