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I Am Scared of Failing

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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    I'm shipping out tomorrow and I am so scared I'll be losing someone before I can get back. But it will most likely happen and I've spent so long preparing for that eventuality...
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    I have been in a relationship yes but I was to scared and shy so it wasn't really a relationship i had liked him for years and I missed my chances he's now gone. But anyway I got...
    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I am probably one of the most ambitious person you will ever meet. I have so much goals I know for a fact I am going to accomplish in my lifetime but I'm running out of time. I'm...
    onetouchpop onetouchpop 18-21, M Jan 18

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    I'm scared of losing my 2 awesome little dogs, one of them is kinda starting to get old. Though she is very active. The youngest one is really active and she really likes me, she...
    Morgee3304 Morgee3304 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm scared of guys I don't know why I just always have been its stopped me getting in to relationships I'm shy aswell. There is one guy I'm not scared of and he's asked me out...
    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F Dec 30, 2014

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    Its not so much scared, its more worried. We're going to have a natural birth when we get pregnant. I'm kind of high risk (I have epilepsy and anemia) so there's one thing to be...
    WildFlowerChild19 WildFlowerChild19 18-21, F Jan 4

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    Correction; I'm scared of falling in love again. I'm scared of the heartbreak that will come when we break up out of nowhere, I'm scared of getting too used and attached to him...
    Kayleehere Kayleehere 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    So I've been majorly overworking myself and spreading myself thin so obviously I got really sick. This is the third day I've been in my house with my mom and I'm scared to leave. I...
    Brokenandvulnerable Brokenandvulnerable 22-25, F Jan 19

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    I am really scare and depressed .I may be smiling in the outside but in the inside i am just slowly breaking and falling apart .Last year since I gotten depression it really hit me...
    Appolo123 Appolo123 16-17, M a week ago

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    i'm scared. i am scared to count on him. he doesnt take care of himself. i cant change that. but we need to help each other. will it work? i will be alone in the apartment most of...
    kpl2014 kpl2014 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    My husband terrifies me when he's been drinking. He becomes incredibly nasty and has even hit me at times. He doesn't understand that I'm anxious about him drinking because of the...
    JenniBob JenniBob 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I have recently began watching **** , I stopped for a very long time but one day I got curious again and clicked on a video I only watched less than a min , I'm in a relationship...
    Lovelyloo Lovelyloo 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I am super paranoid when it comes to health. So cancer is one of my worst fears. It's become so bad that when I get a pimple I get scared that I might have a disease. One time my...
    ihatemyself24 ihatemyself24 26-30, F Jan 3

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    im a little scared. I don't get scared easily but something about this situation is ju add t making my heart beat out.
    alexxvaunlennon101 alexxvaunlennon101 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Im scared im going to be alone for a long time im scared that i will never get to experience alot of sexual things i have been a lonely person i just dont know how to flirt or pull...
    Mustangkid2020 Mustangkid2020 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    I'm embarrassed of how scared I am to come out as bi... to even my best friend who knows me better than anyone. I'm scared that when I finally do, everyone will say they already...
    EileenDover EileenDover 22-25, F Jan 8

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    Never be scared to fall in love especially when the person shares qualities you find attractive. Being scared I borderline pathetic because you are stopping you self from pursuing...
    Deuz Deuz 18-21, M Jan 12

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    Lol. I have just noticed when I am scared I am clingy to everyone in my home even my dogs. I just want to hug someone. I am so scared.
    Scaredmonster Scaredmonster 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    Although I am lonely and crave love, I am scared of a relationship. I grew up in an extremely dysfunctional abusive family and was the scapegoat. I literally never saw my parents...
    lonelygurl92 lonelygurl92 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    You know that thing where, for days and weeks, and maybe even longer, you are strolling along in life, thinking and maybe even knowing that I think I might be doing more than okay...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Every time I get close to someone, I get scared and run. When I feel pleasure is near, I turn off. It's a self protection tool I use. What am I scared of?
    VanTraveller VanTraveller 51-55, F 2 days ago

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    i told my friend once "im just scared to get my heart broken..." he replied "so you break others" those 4 words hit me like a wall because a few months ago i broke his...
    classylips classylips 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Well, perhaps scared is not quite the word. Somehow I thought it a good idea to watch the shower scene from 'Psycho' just before bed. Somehow the implied violence and the delicate...
    kennedy10505 kennedy10505 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Get Scared was the first band I have ever fallen deeply in love with!!! I luv their music soooooo very much and I always will!!!!!
    BandsAreMyLifeForever BandsAreMyLifeForever 13-15, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I'm crying. I hate feeling raped! I'm tired of feeling scared, not sleeping well!!!
    angkath80 angkath80 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I don't know why but I feel that relationship is so hard. Everyone is different and it's hard to be truly in love. I cannot imagine myself being 100% comfortable with another...
    miumiux miumiux 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Time 3:03am i woke up coz our house is shaking a bit then, i realized its an earthquake i grabbed my son who is sleeping and was trying to open the door, thanks God it stopped. I...
    Lakee112812 Lakee112812 36-40, F Dec 30, 2014

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    Ive been okay for a couple months but im scared of myself that im going to relaspe and i know if i do im going to relaspe terribly my parents may never let me come home but im...
    lovelyshay1 lovelyshay1 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Its been a long time since Ive been in a relationship and every relationship I had lasted only about a month and I always get cheated on. Thats why I developed this way of thinking...
    mihochancullen mihochancullen 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 1

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    I'm scared to love because I'm afraid to lose them.
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    My dad's not bad at all. But somehow I'm terrified of him. He gets mad but he doesn't yell, he's not abusive but he's kind of strict I guess. Only a little. But I get paranoid...
    nonymousee nonymousee 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Terrified... mortified... petrified... stupefied... by spiders. It doesn't matter how big or how small, whether they can bite or not, poisonous or harmless, I am still afraid of...
    DrKittyNinjaBunny DrKittyNinjaBunny 16-17, F Jan 4

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    I really get scared about it you know sometimes it feels like they are just here for a moment because the next they'll just leave, and idk I feel like I'd rather not than be...
    sadmistak3 sadmistak3 18-21, F Jan 4

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    Recently, I started having symptoms of cancer from swollen red painful lymph nodes, night sweats, bone pain and more. The news is bad. In scared. I truly have never felt this way...
    Myfateismyown Myfateismyown 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 4