I Don't Live Up to My Own Expectations

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    Most Of The Time

      Because I set such high standards for myself, I frequently let myself down.
    gladiate gladiate
    51-55, M
    Oct 25, 2009

    Never Really Have..

    I always fall short of what I think I should be doing and who I think I should be. I make standards for myself and feel like a failure when I don't meet them. I really am my toughest critic.
    SavedByGrace14 SavedByGrace14
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Sep 22, 2007

    I always feel I should be doing more

    and getting more accomplished. I battle with convincing myself to get things done, usually in the morning in particular, on my days off. I'd rather sit around and do what I want to until I feel like doing other things. Problem is that it takes a few hours and by then half the...
    nocturnalhound nocturnalhound
    31-35, M
    May 6, 2014

    Duct Tape the Mouths of the Voices In Your Head

    I tend to build myself up to do so many things i know im not gonna be able to get done right away . and im not one that follows the whole everything in moderation frame of mind although im trying to develop it . I just want to complete one goal that i set and work towards my...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 11, 2008

    I Always Thought I Would Be Better....

    I always wanted to make something of myself but as i grew up i never seemed to reach it. i always pictured myself as being something great but im failing misrablly at it. i failing at college and at my whole life in genral. i wanted to be the bset i could be, i set so many goals...
    Silent20 Silent20
    18-21, F
    Feb 20, 2012

    I Dont

    I wish i did but i dont.  this is something I should put as a goal.  I used to start something and not finish it to.  but I changed that when I went back to school 20 yrs after I quit. 
    SouthernGirl08 SouthernGirl08
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 6, 2007
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