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I Disappoint People

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    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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    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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    Constantly

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    So what if you have opinions on how you should behave and who you want to be in life, doesn't mean you should force others to do the same if it doesn't involve you at all. I...
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    I had sex with two different men at separate times tonight and did not have one ******. I'm so disappointed.
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    I can't trust people anymore. never.
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