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I Am Scared of Failing

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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, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    not really just when im outside alone and its really dark. my friend hanna came out and we usaly walk to each other half away and then to go to my house. well when she had to leave...
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