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I Don't Want to Be a Disappointment Any More

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 118 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 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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    Hi there, I feel like I've relapsed or something because I am on here again. I only come here when I am feeling really bad and I have no one to really talk too but on here. My last...
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    I'm so afraid that I'll grow up to live a boring and lack luster life just like some of my family members. I don't want to be broke forever. I don't want to get stuck in a dead end...
    VerucaRose VerucaRose 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    A friend of mine; she's 18 and got pregnant by her boyfriend, she found out around yesterday, maybe? (Her boyfriend was after me before they dated and even signs now!!) He is 19 on...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15 7 Responses Apr 23

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    I know I should eat but I just don't want to. I'm hungry but I don't want to eat and I know that's wrong. I just don't want to eat until I'm a bit lighter I don't know if I make...
    SefysMommy SefysMommy 16-17, F Apr 28

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    My mom let my baby sister be my birth control. My little patience and need for control really messed me up. Over the past two years I've really mellowed out though. I still don't...
    TheRisingPhoenix TheRisingPhoenix 16-17, F 1 Response May 14

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    I never had a phone growing up. Everywhere, but my home had phones. I would be asked to use the phone by the host. At home, the attention grabber is the annoying phone with my...
    WarmGoldenHeart WarmGoldenHeart 31-35, F Apr 23

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    I don't want to hear or read any sexist crap. Against men, against women...I don't care. I think you're ridiculous and have nothing worth seeing or listening to. Walk out, block...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 26-30 Apr 24

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    I disagree with this because EP yes is 17+ which is mature age, but the reason people don't want minors on here is so that the perverts don't troll all of them. Maybe EP should...
    lovelymoon11 lovelymoon11 18-21, F 1 Response May 6

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    Minors Have NO Place on EP! In the last 24 hours I have observed (then flagged and blocked a jrPervTard) who was creating child p0rn. I do not think this person who is legally an...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 13 Responses May 6

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    8 years ago I had a guy friend his name was zen. will zen was a very nice guy super cute respectfull. then **** happened n he fall in love wth me started to call me daily asking to...
    candles700 candles700 22-25, F 1 Response May 8

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    I'm an actual Mess........ so I've 6 months off for college where we have to do work experience. It's getting closer and closer and I'm not organised. The reason is because I want...
    BeeKay20 BeeKay20 18-21, F May 12

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    I don't want a choir singing sad songs or a preacher yelling at people telling them not to be sad all the while bringing up reasons they should be. I want people that considered me...
    IndecisiveLateBloomer IndecisiveLateBloomer 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    when i don't want to i don't pick up calls except of from my parents...MIL..or hubby :) ..so who ever is calling me ..they need to wait for that time when i want to gossip ;)
    dauntless82 dauntless82 31-35, F 1 Response May 3

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    I don't want to talk to my parents, they live their lives in a sea of hatred and condemnation. I want to live among loving, forgiving people. I told my mom I was diagnosed with...
    aileen2 aileen2 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    listen to me carefully my EP friends don't go alone anywhere because my 2 friends raped just alert to my friends please good for you
    salman005 salman005 26-30, M 1 Response May 4

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    And you don't want minors because?? Literally after I had revealed my age to him, he then decided to ask me, and I quote, "Do you like hot chat." I responded with "No. Now go...
    CyanideY CyanideY 70+, F 4 Responses Apr 25

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    i don't want to talk to man for a while..due to biggegt fear.... Just leave me alone.please... Woman are welcome... good night
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 28

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    if you don't want to be a parent then get a hysterectomy/vasectomy. it's that simple.
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    I wrote a longer post about this before, but I saw this link recently and had to share it. People often act shocked and call me "selfish" when they find out that I don't want kids...
    pixieowl pixieowl 26-30, F 6 Responses May 12

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    well, be aware. Getting help online can become addictive. I'm 36 now and I've been using the internet actively since 2002. I used to go through depression a lot. And then I'd seek...
    molde molde 36-40, M May 2

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    we live in a place, where everything you are is a price of paper, and where everything and everyone wants that paper. nobody is themselves anymore, its all just a copy of what...
    AustinOsten AustinOsten 18-21, M 1 Response May 8

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    I do feel comfortable enough with my cycle to predict with certainty when I am fertile and when I am not so I definitely won't think of any other control birth bullshit (sorry...
    Aurelielavraie Aurelielavraie 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Cousin FSHWIV left a long message on my answering machine. Her anxiety sometimes turns into aggression towards me and my mother, mostly when she doesn't agree with our opinions...
    WarmGoldenHeart WarmGoldenHeart 31-35, F Apr 23

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    Nope not me. In the beginning I wanted them and now I rather tie my tubes. I just cringe when I see babies and kids. I lived with my ex bf and his sister who had 2 and at the end...
    Broke2Fabulous Broke2Fabulous 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have a mother who is emotionally abusive, lacks reason and I suspect she has bipolar disorder. She injects nothing but negativity in my life and I have told her numerous times...
    organizedmadness organizedmadness 41-45, F Apr 26

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    I don't know what I really want anymore. a couple of weeks ago I had my whole life planned out but suddenly lost hope in all that and now I don't even know what to do anymore.I'm...
    Babygirl3799 Babygirl3799 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Recently having to remove myself from a toxic relationship , I sacrificed everything for someone to help them, we grew close emotionally physically but on the side she had apparent...
    Renevatio Renevatio 22-25, M May 8

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    My husband says I don't respect him, don't value his opinion, don't care how he feels, and I ignore him. I sometimes bring up a different idea or different opinion/different side...
    thatonecxnt thatonecxnt 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i feel like nothing i do or say works. there's always a problem. i can't get any peace in my own home. even when i moved into a hotel she would still stress me out. I've been thru...
    sephiroth04 sephiroth04 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 23

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    I fell in love with a guy not to long ago, whom is 23 and I'm 21...We met in early November, hit it off well. It was like we were made for eachother. We went on many dates, and...
    lovablegirlxo lovablegirlxo 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    People say they care, but they prove that they don't. They say they will be honest with me, and lie through their teeth. They say they will always be there for me, and then leave...
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Everyday I want to crawl under a rock and die a failed at suicide I went to a hospital and the thing was everyone told me to do it a few days ago I sat down in the middle of the...
    13Margareth 13Margareth 13-15, F