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I Failed - I Failed - I Succeeded

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    Need Motivation To Finish Degree

    I have been in college for 3 years, 6 semesters, about 24 months. I am suppose to graduate in October of next year. But I don't see that happening. You see, I am short of 43 credits. I have 139 credits in total. And I had to repeat a total of 27 credits! Yes i failed those...
    malanieeyra malanieeyra 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2013

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    You Live To Fail

    Life is all about failure.  When you fail, you'll be facing many emotional and psychological changes in the self.  It is never easy and sometimes it may cause you to give up what you love.  But failure is what makes you become more mature.  In my own...
    lrkun lrkun 26, M 7 Responses Feb 4, 2010

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    Digging

    There is a catchphrase that goes... "Two steps forward; One step back" If one takes the group's title literally, then it should be... "One step forward; Two steps back". This phrase won't get you anywhere. And most of the times, this is the onset of our failures. When we begin...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 6, 2012

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    Life Is Bad And Good At The Same Time

    So many problems I had to get through it and challenges I had to take it, and whether you win or lose, you'll get the benefits in the end of the road.   lots of my days were black on me , so I have had a harsh experiences; now I've got scars all over my body, but as I...
    adamwillis adamwillis 18-21, M Feb 4, 2010

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    Chance

    Chance as I use it means opportunity to accomplish what you wish. Therefore having the opportunity to write, I do so, as I like and wish to write. By analogy, if you have a chance to do as you please, do so. Do not waste the opportunity.
    lrkun lrkun 26, M 2 Responses Feb 13, 2011

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    State By State..fail?

    california....win connecticut...FAIL minnesota..win hawaii...FAIL wisconsin..FAIL...for now
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 5, 2010

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    You Fail You Try; You Fail You Try Again; You Never, Never, Never Give Up

    It is helpful to look at people who were faced with surmountable disadvantages.When I was born I was a very very sick boy. I was taken from my Mom which many of you know. My one foster parents could not afford to take me to Indianapolis, so instead of the foster parents being...
    MandyzYouthPastor MandyzYouthPastor 46-50, M 1 Response May 24, 2012

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    I failed-i failed- i Succeeded? u b th juj

    I've failed a lot in school, but I perservered . . . At wat pt does perserverance become stupidity? i went thru so many hurdles from the administration that, in spite of my abilities, recommendations, and awards, i almost didn't graduate. i dont think it was a good idea to...
    sunflower101 sunflower101 26-30, F 9 Responses Jul 5, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I was at the gym today aiming to get that 5 miles in 40 mins by doing brisk walking with a little elevation. Anyway, the gym was for both men n women. This guy ive been eyeing on...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    Failed just enough to have to repeat my freshman year. Isn't a tragedy. Isn't the end of the world. But I still feel horrible. Kindness would be appreciated.
    CinnamonCat CinnamonCat 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 29

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    I've known my husband 13 years and married for 3 of them. Our marriage has had its ups and downs but through all of it I've always loved him and still do. He blames me for the...
    Joseko Joseko 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 16

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    I practice so much and hard, just to be failed for one small step on a skill. I passed everything else. Unfortunately, this test is pass or fail. There isn't any lee-way for mess...
    dakotasapphire dakotasapphire 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    It was for my job and i get to do it again next week but i am scared my coworkers will make fun of me :(
    minotaurusmann minotaurusmann 18-21, M Sep 30

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    I Highly Think This Because After A Bad Relationship You Always Know What To Look For And What To Avoid In Your Next Relationship... Anyone Agree? Whats Your Feed Back?
    tanasia tanasia 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 1

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    Allowing anonymous members to be in charge of taking down innocent posts is posing significant discord amongst members and goes against what EP stands for.
    CoitusInterruptus CoitusInterruptus 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Just met a new girl in my life how do i stop myself from ******* up another relationship ?
    kuklinski69 kuklinski69 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 12

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    Maths mostly. Even the class for the 'less intelligent' kids. Hahaha. I can't understand math. I just am not smart. It's not my fault if I was born like this. Intelligence can run...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T Oct 16

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    Everyone says it's just that you chose the wrong women but I'm thinking wrong ideal. I'm choosing not suffer I refuse to adhere to societies way of thinking. Billions of women on...
    Authentic921 Authentic921 26-30, M Oct 16

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    Really sucks when I was so so sure that I had something down, then I go to take the test and I don't pass. It wasn't a complete failure but still didn't get that grade I thought I...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I feel the same way. My ex husband was emotionally abusive to both myself and our boys. I filed for divorce because the drinking was getting worse as was the abuse. They begged me...
    Bela21 Bela21 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    Although I am fairly new to EP, it already feels so comfortable to me. I have met some great people and learned so much about others and their struggles. That is the beauty of EP...
    Leopard3487 Leopard3487 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    You think you know what teachers do. Right? By Sarah Blaine We all know what teachers do, right? After all, we were all students. Each one of us, each product of public...
    Allwaysthink825 Allwaysthink825 22-25, F Oct 9

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    You think you know what teachers do. Right? By Sarah Blaine We all know what teachers do, right? After all, we were all students. Each one of us, each product of public...
    Allwaysthink825 Allwaysthink825 22-25, F Oct 9

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    Failed my college attendance grade. I always get so tired and feel somewhat anxious whenever I enter the school building. How to tell my mom about my relapse, when she doesn't...
    KazeDream KazeDream 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    Sergeant Jilly! I remember the first time I was caned in school. I had the slipper quite a number of times but nothing quite prepared me for the way the cane hurt. It was actually...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Sergeant Jilly! I remember the first time I was caned in school. I had the slipper quite a number of times but nothing quite prepared me for the way the cane hurt. It was actually...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    sorry papa, I was a chain smoker'& take drinks. all time I watch movies I spent all money to given to me for studies. all time I became failed. my papers not clear till now. & I...
    suresh9175 suresh9175 22-25, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I believe promises that you make to the one you love are the most important things in the whole wide world and I always told you I would never break one. But then I failed you I...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I try to leave smoking I tried this many times. I failed please suggest me
    suresh9175 suresh9175 22-25, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    This is a superb write-up, Amy. For a Ford operator, I totally concur how well they encourage a sense of community and sharing with their web site. YouR17;ve accomplished a...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    UGHHHH !!! So he failed his final Pt test by 1 freaking sit up . What the F ? But he get a retake tomorrow . If he passes he graduate . If not they are sending him home ! Good...
    MoniqueD MoniqueD 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    about 8 years ago i had a friend whom took it upon herself to just cut me out of her life completely as you can imagine i was so hurt didnt know what i had done i text her she...
    jadestanway jadestanway 41-45, F 5 hrs ago

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    Failed love. The only one who holds me high is the person in my palm. And the only way I get relief is by my own beliefs. Once abandoned on a beautiful island with all you'll ever...
    truefiction truefiction 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    So, I'm not behind in school( at least not yet), but I feel like I could be contributing more and maybe finishing up my courses faster rather then at minimum speed. I feel as...
    sweetaura sweetaura 26-30 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Grey Eyes: A Memoir When Sage Martin was 3 years old her mother brought her to the United States for the first and last time. Within a year her mother was dead and her mother's...
    TenThousandSorrows TenThousandSorrows 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    Grey Eyes: A Memoir When Sage Martin was 3 years old her mother brought her to the United States for the first and last time. Within a year her mother was dead and her mother's...
    TenThousandSorrows TenThousandSorrows 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    "A For Andrew" by Attack Attack! I have an illness, And it is called myself. I am so desperate. I'm getting in over my head. I regret so many things I've done. The past is to...
    heylookineededanameok heylookineededanameok 22-25, M Oct 12

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    (Surviving Disappointment) Life can never consistently live up to our expectations. Disappointment is inevitable. Life certainly doesn't always turn out the way we imagine it to be...
    samemay54 samemay54 41-45, F 6 Responses Oct 6

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    Okay so there was once this girl. Lets say her name was....Sunny. and sunny was very small and quiet so she got ignored a lot. No one in her family really paid any attention to her...
    bored25123 bored25123 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I hate that I do this. When I feel hurt by the people who mean the most to me in my life I do things that I know will hurt them. I regret it later. I don't know why I do it. It...
    alwayswantingmore78 alwayswantingmore78 36-40, F Sep 26

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    Pursuit for happiness... I was born in Yugoslavia, communist country which doesn't exist anymore. Went trough war while I was teenager, and lost my dad which committed suicide...
    Zpirit1978 Zpirit1978 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    i've been struggling with bingeing and starving for the past couple of months but was recently motivated to do a three day fast for weight loss, and i succeeded. i only lost three...
    AliceInHungerland AliceInHungerland 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 29

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    I'm a gender fluid pansexual I've tried to commit suicide 4 times and succeeded once ( doctors revived me) I've talked more than half a dozen people out of suicide, I'm a...
    MrFoe MrFoe 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 29

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    I once noticed that time seemed inversed; as if my perception of the hypercube we now occupy were reflected as if in a mirror. There is a disconnect, a certain delay in the world...
    cjwhitaker9 cjwhitaker9 31-35, M Sep 29

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    I just discovered this term. It was literally just an hour ago that I googled "obsessive daydreaming" and came across maladaptive daydreaming. I never thought it was a problem; in...
    lic92 lic92 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I am so ******* exited! (excuse the f word) I'm graduating high school this year and in our last year we have to choose one big (like you can easily write 25 pages on it...
    RianneK RianneK 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    At the age of 11 - 14 I have tried to kill myself. I almost succeeded by taking my dads pills and if I went to sleep like I was going to, I wouldn't be here today. I just remember...
    Alaquesha Alaquesha 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    I am a doctor and went through some of the experiences on this site.... Felt like i should also share some of my experiences which i faced in my life.... Yes Doctors are not immune...
    saiprasadbhavsar saiprasadbhavsar 26-30, M Oct 9