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I Don't Want to Be a Disappointment Any More

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 117 People

    I'm Ready To Move On

    I've disappointed myself and everyone else for years. I want to end the cycle, finish something I start, and move on with my life. I have so many goals, and I am afraid of dying before I reach them. I wish I could get past my emotional issues so that I could charge ahead and...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2009

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    I'm sorry mom and dad,

    college wasn't for me I had to drop out, I know how you feel I think I wasn't made for school I've always struggle to stay I'm class, I apologize for quitting my jobs but they were making me depress and now I'm even more depressed because I'm unemployed and you think I'm just...
    stellahh stellahh 18-21, F Aug 14

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    All I Do Is Disappoint.

    I always just feel like I'm letting people down. Especially my mum. I just always somehow seem to mess everything up and then she gets angry and annoyed at me. For once I just want to make her happy... make her poiud. I can't seem to do it though. Even when I really try my...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2009

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    I Really Don't....

    I really don't want to be a disappointment anymore, to anyone. I don't want to let everyone down anymore. i want to be that person that makes my family proud, that does the right things, that is there for everyone. i don't want to be someone who lets everyone down all the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 1, 2009

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    FED Up !!!

    I am fed up, my wife can't deal with the fact I am trans she goes from being fine to acting off the wall about it. I am who I am I have not changed much from who I have always been. she just has troubble now that she knows I am trans. I have read stories of people who...
    rickysworld rickysworld 26-30, T 4 Responses Mar 22, 2008

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    My Parents

    Hi, I'm 14 (age listed was an accident) and I always feel i'm a dissapointment to my parents. I excel in academics with straight A's and was almost chosen to be valedictorian. But, they always find faults in me, as in not playing sports, or socializing alot (I text mainly, no...
    erod47 erod47 18-21, M Aug 31, 2012

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    What's This All About? This Frown, This Ugly Pout?

    (I know this is long, but this is one of the most important experiences I've had, please read and comment) I guess it all started when it ended really. Up until 3rd grade I was a shining example with plenty of promise. Then I was homeschooled. I don't think homeschooling was...
    MissChii MissChii 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 9, 2009

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    I Hate When I Fake It

    I hate when I fake who I am. I want to be me but when people come around that don't know I have come out transgender I tend to act the way they exspect me to. It's not there fault it's mine. Some people just don't understand and I don't want to deal with there ignorance. I love...
    rickysworld rickysworld 26-30, T 2 Responses Feb 25, 2008

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    I Am a Disappointment.

    Not to my parents or anyone around me though.  They all seem to think I'm fine and dandy.  To myself, I fail everyday at life.  I make great grades in school, and people all seem to think I'm really smart, but when I'm by myself, trying to write, to make music, or...
    Onaquest Onaquest 13-15, M Aug 10, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I'm so scared my husband will leave me to have children. He wants children, loves them, idolises them. I think kids are cute but I'm much rather enjoying seeing, learning and...
    CorruptedAngel CorruptedAngel 22-25, F Oct 4

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    ALL of my friends say that they wanna have kids when they're 20, I feel like I'm more mature, in this anyways, I don't want to start having kids until 30, or around that, I'm...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 24

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    My life isn't perfect but I've always managed to be happy even when I was going through bad things. My life has changed a lot in the past year and I feel like I should be happier...
    fairynymph fairynymph 16-17, F Sep 29

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    I hate living with married people, especially when they're both friends of mine. When they fight, I know neither is hitting the other so I don't get involved. It's awkward and...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 26-30 1 Response Oct 14

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    I need so much attention, I'll start a group on a really cool premise and then ruin it with my first post. I need sooo much attention that I'll tell you I don't want it for even...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 28

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    I don't even feel guilty about not answering the phone when I don't want to, like I do about not answering emails or messages. I guess, as technology has moved on the text has...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses Sep 28

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    Today I went to college to see a good friend of mine since it's his birthday and I wanted to tell him in person rather than on the internet since it means more in person. Looking...
    jamie1292 jamie1292 22-25, M Sep 30

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    I always knew I never wanted kids, dunno why I just never did when I was a little girl my friends would play with dolls and prams, me?, I'd play with animal toys they were kind of...
    13Selene13 13Selene13 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    For a long time I've felt that I don't deserve a lot of things, and that I'm not worthy of being loved or accepted because I'm not a good enough person. It's from issues I dealt...
    Lala365 Lala365 18-21, F Oct 6

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    I don't care about anything anymore, and all is as it should be once more. I missed this void of endless apathy. With it comes certainty. With certainty, power. As I reflect upon...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F Oct 15

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    I have come to the point where I don't want to let people in my life anymore. I can't handle it when they leave me. No on ever stays. My (ex)best friend left me because I was too...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 5 Responses Sep 26

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    There are a million reasons why I don't want to ever have kids, but the most important reason is that I am not cruel enough to want to bring another human being into the dark world...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    I met my boyfriend in High School fast forward 22 years we met up again. We fell for each other immediately. After a few months we decided to move in together. He lives in another...
    happybutnot happybutnot 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I just don't. I don't want kids either. Am I not allowed to make a decision? No, I don't dream of my wedding. No, I don't want endless "love and compassion" from someone who very...
    MissBlackrose MissBlackrose 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't want kids. I never have. Ever since I was a little girl I never played with dolls and I had no interest in being a mother. As I got older, other people and family members...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 29

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    When someone tells you they don't want to move on then THEY DONT WANT TO MOVE ON!!!! Don't push them, don't berate them, don't be mean to them. Just let it be. They love who they...
    ywilliam31 ywilliam31 16-17, M Oct 7

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    I don't want to dispense or take advice, I don't want a troll under my bridge, I just wanted to share a {hopefully} common experience- I love the sh#t out of my girlfriend and want...
    cavedweller2 cavedweller2 36-40, F Sep 26

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    I don't want to learn to drive right now, I know I have to eventually but I don't want to right now, especially from my mom! She taught my brother and it was horrible she kept...
    bella1863 bella1863 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    I have a boyfriend, for two weeks this Wednesday and I want to go on a date other than his raiders meet. I don't really know why, but I said the park would be fun, but I'm scared...
    directorskittish directorskittish 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    just sent my mother to the mental illness ward after 14 years of abuse and neglect, finally I am released from that grasp that was held on for so long. No I do not worry about her...
    vividmemorieslost vividmemorieslost 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    I don't want to die. I just want to be able to live rather than just muddle through it all.
    Goregon8790 Goregon8790 18-21, M Oct 8

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    Ugh... so my mom is very loving and supportive, but she's also lazy and crazy. I know that those are common adjectives, but hear me out: my mother is obese and doesn't have a job...
    peacelove75 peacelove75 22-25, F Sep 23

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    I don't think I have ever really mattered to anyone. People care but it's different. I just feel tht if I died or dissapeared today it would take weeks of months before anyone...
    Guashu Guashu 36-40, F Sep 25

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    I always thought I wanted at least one child. I even almost had one. Gave birth & everything.. Then had a funeral. Then years went by, and then a few more. It doesn't really seem...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I really whole heartedly hate kids. Whenever I say this people think i'm going through a phase, no it is my choice as a fertile woman not to have any. Probably more so hate them bc...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    All I ever see or hear is people b!tching about how they don't love themselves or how they think they're ugly, how they honestly believe people are lying to them if the person...
    NostalgiaAndStars NostalgiaAndStars 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    My Anxiety: You can sense him all around you. He is careful not to show himself, but you feel the predator's presence. He stalks you like a shadow and follows you wherever you go...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F Sep 26

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    Probably something that always was with me. Because growing up I never liked baby dolls for little girls. I just didn't like those toys or ever want one. I just never liked them...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F a week ago

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    There's something that I want to move on from and forget, but it's really fudging difficult and I don't know why. A few months ago, I used to walk into class, and I always felt so...
    ThatAwkwardPanda ThatAwkwardPanda 13-15 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So, you came home from another weekend away and headed upstairs...again. How can I continue in this life knowing you no longer wish to be my wife? If the pain you felt over the...
    overtherainbow47 overtherainbow47 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 5

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    My family may have to move somewhere new and I am terrified to do so. Although I don't quite fit in where I am now, I am just starting to figure my life out. It was a painfully...
    HypoallergenicUnicorn HypoallergenicUnicorn 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    I use to care what people think of me, I used to care about school work, I used to worry about everything. Now, I honestly could care less. I'm not that concerned about it anymore...
    Maleahpage Maleahpage 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    I never really wanted kids. It´s just never was plan for my life. Many women see it as a goal for their life to find the "right one" and have a familiy, but I don´t see it this...
    TheUndesired TheUndesired 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    Aaaaaaaah or I accidentally add people to my circle. Even worse, I accidentally add people on Facebook or heart Instagram photos. Like this one time, I was being a huge creeper and...
    Bubblery Bubblery 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 8

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    So my guy best friend ( the boy i like ) went out to a party last weekend. I couldn't go because i was sick. So anyway after the party had finished he called me when he got home to...
    ruinedminds09 ruinedminds09 13-15, F Sep 24

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    I just don't know how much longer I can battle this fight..
    depressedgirl1 depressedgirl1 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    In a way, we all have a disease. It's called age. Every birthday you subtract a year from your life. It's a slow process. You start to get weaker and weaker within the decades...
    Moniqueismyname1 Moniqueismyname1 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 13

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    I'm not really feeling motivated enough to keep up with the cards I'm being dealt. I don't wanna force myself into the efforts that are demanded of me in life. So if you don't hear...
    v1ol3ntjokz v1ol3ntjokz 22-25, M Sep 24

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    I don't ever want to have kids.
    MeowSaidTheCat MeowSaidTheCat 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 29