I Am Scared of Failure

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    i failed but i really didn't,

    i didn't make my mom's dream come true and be a respectable doctor i adore my mother she's been through a lot over the years and i felt responsible for making her proud and happy i drove myself to the edge trying over and over but i failed i'm not gonna be a well known surgeon i...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 15, 2015

    So I am an amateur photographer,

    with hopes and dreams that I can one day somehow make a living from this thing I love so much... But I am riddled with self doubt and fear of failure. The majority of the time I don't feel good enough and I get discouraged so easily. I have my first shoot coming up with...
    Kiyalee Kiyalee
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 20, 2014

    If i fail in school, i will panic.

    I hate failure. It makes me feel worthless. I monitor my grades and work so hard to the point of exhaustion.
    Megsupermario Megsupermario
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 26, 2015

    I was always second best.

    My older brother was a genius from birth. Got straight A's. Was in every academic group the school offered. My parents expected me to be just like him. I tried...I really did. I got good grades but never as good as him. When I voiced my disappointment in myself, my parents...
    screwedupforever screwedupforever
    22-25, F
    Mar 15

    Failure

    Failure,Scares me,Nothin' worse,Looking like a fool,If I know,I'm doomed to failure,I don't waste my time,There's other things to do.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Jan 20, 2012
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