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I Disappoint People

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    Teachers, parents, friends, would-be friends and sometimes myself.   I make promises that I don't fulfill.  At times whilst knowing it which makes it even worse.  For example, today I had arranged to go to Pride London with a couple of people who are mad enough...
    Cleansed Cleansed 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 4, 2009

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    Atleast I Think I Do.

    Family, friends, workers, myself. I think i do, i bet some people would say i dont, but i dont dare ask so how would i know?
    LoveLindseyMusic420 LoveLindseyMusic420 18-21, F Aug 24, 2009

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    Downer

    It seems that it is the only thing I am good at. I not only let my loved ones down, but also feel disappointed in myself.
    SomewhereTomorrow SomewhereTomorrow 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 13, 2009

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    Disappoint the Self Appointed...

    I only disappoint those who expect something from me. The ones who expect my reality to match theirs most of the time. It doesn't and it never will. The ones who try to lead me out of the dark, instead of hold my hand as I go through it. Lose your expectations and see the real...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2009

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    Sadly...

    Sadly I think I disappoint way too many people. i let others down who believe in me, and its not like I try to. But it just happens. I wish it wouldn't because for once I want to make someone proud instead of dissapointing them =(
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 27, 2009

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    I'm Sure I Do

      When they set certain expectations for me don't include me in the actual decision-making. I'll just never be a good copy of someone else.
    gladiate gladiate 51-55, M 4 Responses Oct 30, 2009

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    Me

    Yeppers, I sure do. And it is usually the ones closest to me. I don't mean to do it. A careless word or an unkept promise. Such a fool and I never seem to learn. But at least I know who I am...
    kunar12 kunar12 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 31, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I´ve been feeling disappointed with people on the site...for different reasons, they keep making me sad, hurt or offended... Some do...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F 9 Responses Jun 25

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    Okay so, a lot have crazy things have been going on with my family. They're experimenting, is all I can say. Anyways, my sister (18), has been hanging with people from where I live...
    anonymousnorthxo anonymousnorthxo 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Okay, so the thing is i hate myself more then anything or anyone. I have social anxiety, i am shy like a hell, sensitive enough to get easily upset. And unpredictably hopeless. No...
    visibleme visibleme 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Not only did my best friend leave me for no reason and to have my other best friend who said " I won't leave you" and pay your head only to do that, she left me when I needed her...
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I a believer, have been over the past 20 years. I'm married now for 20 years. We have four children ages 24, 13, 16, and 8. Our financial status hasn't been looking great...
    MakeetaT MakeetaT 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    Even though people may see me as a very sweet person, but the downside about it is that people can easily take advantage of your kindness and think that you're naive. You meet...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F Jul 7

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    As I watched the movie "Earthlings" (narrated by Joaquin Phoenix), I couldn't stop myself from crying. I actually bawled my eyes out. The things people do to animals worldwide is...
    TrailrunnerMN TrailrunnerMN 31-35, M Jul 2

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    I have been on this website for 4 months now and I have to warn you guys (especially new EP users) that there are some real fake people on this website. It is amazing how fake...
    LoveYouMisterA LoveYouMisterA 18-21, F 37 Responses 5 days ago

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    There are certain rules we live by; respect your parents, stand up for your friends, protect the weak. As every moment passes I wonder if this thought are leading towards the good...
    purexperience purexperience 26-30, M Jun 30

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    I don't understand why people portray themselves to be something that they're not. Why would a person assume that acting one way and then doing things that go against everything...
    butterflibabe butterflibabe 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I used to have the most amazing Math teacher in middle school. He had a vision for a school built on community and grounded on the premise that you could be the change that you...
    Teeze22 Teeze22 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I believe that sometimes you become what your parents feared. My parents have always shown a dislike for the wild-haired, dark-clothed, strong-willed type people who work at the...
    LaurenHarris LaurenHarris 13-15, F Jun 28

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    I'm disappointed in myself and all of the time that I've wasted.
    VerucaRose VerucaRose 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Disappointed I guess just means things turn a different road. I'm sick of it, but it is part of life. There will never be the perfect life and a lot of dreams are being ruined...
    Germancowboy Germancowboy 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    My parents almost always make fun of me or my questions. They even avoid my questions then laugh because it's 'obvious'. It makes me cry - inside. I don't want them to see me cry...
    Silencieuxz Silencieuxz 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 2

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    My ex still wants to be friends. We broke up not too long ago. What is wrong with him? He's lost it. what is his deal? Why is he so repressed? You're crazy! No I don't owe you my...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F Jul 3

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    Even though I have only been in 2 relationships, chemistry played a huge role in both of them. I actually have a couple of books that I plan on reading by Helen Fisher, a famous...
    afdragon afdragon 36-40, F Jul 5

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    It's sad. And when it's someone you care about it's more than sad ... Disappointment ~ in the other person because they didn't do their best. And in yourself for believing...
    HisWetWife HisWetWife 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I just joined today and am surprised by what people are willing to share and that so many people are so critical and judgemental. Just validates my reclusive behavior.
    SocialRecluse SocialRecluse 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I've been feeling like such a stick in the mud when I'm around my younger cousins lately. They often talk about things going down at parties, drinking stories, people that they...
    almaera almaera 18-21, F Jul 13

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    Rules of happiness.. i feel really good if i can make someone happy.. So these are the facts that i want to share.. Hope it will benefit at least someone out there.. On how to be...
    wondersoflife wondersoflife 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I really thought, Hey, He is really making an effort to help you. I became so happy at the idea of talking to him. Mind you, He is another member on here. I don't know him...
    RayneZ RayneZ 13-15, F a week ago

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    I was happy to buy a new pair of cowgirl boots, well that happiness didn't last long. They were the last pair and I paid a lot for them, and was to excited that I forgot to try...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've come to a point where my disappointment in myself has turned to disgust and my meager vocabulary fails to describe how I feel so all I can do is make sounds that vaguely...
    Ridiculousity Ridiculousity 18-21 1 day ago

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    Recently I've been excited about getting a part time job, getting an ID and getting my permit since I am now age appropriate to do so, you'd think with a family being tight with...
    starfr starfr 16-17, F Jun 29

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    many people on ep say that they are open and friendly but i didn't find one til now :(
    jimmybf jimmybf 18-21, M Jul 7

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    Okay for the ones who asked I'm 14 and yes, I'm pregnant. I know what you guys are thinking "she's too young", "she shouldn't be having sex" exc. last year I found out that I was...
    FindingAllysa FindingAllysa 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 8

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    You add someone because you had a good conversation with them or you thought their profile was interesting. On their page you see they have photos and you click the ME photo’s...
    Jeniferrose Jeniferrose 31-35, F 15 Responses a week ago

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    When i first joined EP i was soo much excited with this whole idea of talking to people all around the globe.Initially i tried to acquaint myself with far too many..then among...
    raul6592 raul6592 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

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    I think all people are same. I cannot understand how people hate other people because of their skin or religious belief
    againshoraz againshoraz 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    Clingy people are cool. They make you feel like you're wanted and all but there's a thing called comfort zone. When they cross that, then I start to cringe away. I like clingy...
    scarredbutrelentless scarredbutrelentless 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I really love people. All kinds of people. I love getting to know them, what they like, what they do; I like learning what makes them special.
    Irwood Irwood 16-17, F 18 hrs ago

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    °If people could read my thoughts waaaaaay more people would hate on me°
    trInIsty trInIsty 13-15, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Not the easiest thing in the world to do, but most certainly the best decision I have made. The first, my ex. I gave him over a year of my life, miscarried his child, and was to be...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    Specifically people who hate literally all children. Not just disliking individual children. I hear them say things like "I hate kids" and if when I ask what they mean by that...
    SilverRainHalo SilverRainHalo 22-25 7 hrs ago

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    I don't know why, but I seem to get along with people older then me easily, more than the people that are around my own age. Well, at least I think so.
    nathanieljlaw nathanieljlaw 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    I really am glad people can't read my thoughts. There are times that I get annoyed at the smallest thing. It's like the presence of people or having them talk to me bothers me...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I just find human beings endlessly fascinating, some might say I am nosey, but I think that I just really enjoy getting to know people, finding out about them, hearing their...
    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 4 hrs ago

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    I hate it when I really need to cry but I can't because there is people around and I always keep it in and at night sometimes I still can't let it all out.
    lalieornelas lalieornelas 13-15, F 18 hrs ago

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    So like ... People message me "hello how are you? What's your name?" Is that so hard understanding what's my name xD ?? Doesn't my account name already explains it o.O they can...