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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 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 2 Responses 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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    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 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 13, 2011

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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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    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 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 26-30, M 7 Responses Feb 4, 2010

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    Almost three weeks ago I had a break down and I stood at the top of my window thinking about jumping but I didn't think it was high enough for me to die. So I turned and looked for...
    juana132 juana132 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    What do you do when you're waiting in your hot AF truck for your friend to come out of the store? You take a selfie expressing just how hot it is, which for me is sticking out my...
    SunshineMel SunshineMel 26-30, F 5 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I'm not easy to love. I tell men this and they're convinced they can handle it. proving them wrong comes naturally; I don't even have to try. two have somewhat succeeded.. one more...
    MyJosie MyJosie 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    ---Just Breathe    Life can be funny at times. Throw us for a loop. Take us and spin us around, jumble us up to the almost point of insanity, yet somehow, always put...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 1 Response 2 days ago

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    For me to say I failed at parenting would mean I didn't meet my expectation of what I think successful parenting is. My son is 18 now and any hands on parenting is over. Only thing...
    Morrgin Morrgin 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    It's sometimes funny to watch some people doing something the wrong way but doing it confidently. Even more funny, they succeeded.
    GirlieGirl07 GirlieGirl07 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I missed the deadline to apply for my dream job. No one's responsible for this failure but me. I'm disappointed, sad and feeling lost.
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Has anyone not been able to complete a program to improve their health? Can I share with you the FIRST (and I'm 30+ years old) outline that I've been given that I've actually...
    trustingtheprocess trustingtheprocess 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    At least I think I have. I don't know. Right now, I need to go brush my teeth before going to bed, but I'm putting off doing that because I know I'll have to be in the bathroom...
    4lle 4lle 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    You know there's too much jiggle in your wiggle when the new button-up tank you're wearing out for the first time decides to unbutton itself without you knowing. Not one button...
    SunshineMel SunshineMel 26-30, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think everybody wants to be successful; the question should be successful at what? What is success? ... To some, success is all about money, but to me I think the truly...
    wajh wajh 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    well.. I haven't posted in a while... I've changed... I guess pain changes ppl but it also makes them stronger... but I guess it puts a wall between light... this is what I'm...
    Silentsuffer Silentsuffer 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hi, tomorrow is my pre medical entrance aipmt. I have failed this exam 5 times before and again I will be failing tomorrow coz i have not studied well through out the year. I...
    Nhs12 Nhs12 22-25, F a week ago

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    day 3: so, i succeeded on getting rid of the twoleg kit. i now strike fear into the other twolegs. they left the door open! here's my chance! freedom! goodbye!
    wolfsparadise wolfsparadise 13-15, M a week ago

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    I just saw this nice story with a wonderful lesson and thought to share it with u all, pls enjoy: An aging King realized that if he died he has no one to take over the throne. He...
    Rosalindaag Rosalindaag 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    I'm also pro-choice though; in order to stop abortion, you have to choose life. Well, people may ask why I'm against abortion. As some may know, I don't follow things blindly. I...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M 5 Responses Jul 22

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    I'm almost sure I can find this quote somewhere in this group but I love it so much. Imagine there is a bank account that credits your account each morning with $86,400. It...
    RastaGotSoul RastaGotSoul 22-25, M Jul 22

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    both for the better and for worse, which in my case is both. When a relationship fails there's always a deeper level reached, such as knowing who and what you want in your future...
    anon0109 anon0109 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I feel like I have failed in love because I can't seem to find the right person and then the fact that When i do our relationship is only for less then a year like 6 months or less...
    Mtay222 Mtay222 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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    We get older and usually wiser, we start to understand what we need and what we need to leave behind, Sometimes walking away is a step forward. Don't change so people will like...
    GlennSimpson348 GlennSimpson348 18-21, M Jul 20

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    I think failed relationships like friendships, family, or romantic relationships are a good way to learn about yourself and kinda change your bad habits. Like for me when I was in...
    StarDragonWitch StarDragonWitch 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I enjoyed The Human Centipede 2. It was much better than the first, and that's what the director was going for. It was his response to the criticism generated by a lack of violence...
    ProfessorPhoton ProfessorPhoton 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I haven't seen him in weeks. I had eventually succeeded to let him go of my mind but my dreams always come back to me. I dreamt about him last night. I wonder if I'll ever get over...
    nowherewego nowherewego 16-17, F Jul 19

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    Imagine there is a bank that credits your account each morning with $86,400. It carries over no balance from day to day. Every evening deletes whatever part of the balance you...
    princeniceu princeniceu 18-21, M Jul 19

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    The night I was attacked. If I would have fought back I have no doubt in my mind I would have died. I knew that in my soul. I also remember feeling hope thinking I could pray and...
    Darcie5 Darcie5 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    It's how I make the world a better place. I know that sounds very self-centered, but hear me out. My life doesn't bring much joy to people. I'm really good at hurting anyone who...
    ladhes ladhes 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    The following script is a real world example of how feminism has failed. I'll allow you to read and then I'll post my commentary below. Begin script: Lifting Like A Girl (My...
    tanya6k tanya6k 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    A couple times. But I almost succeeded a few years ago when I decided to take my dads pills without knowing how they would effect me. I went to the hospital for about 3 days with...
    ButteryToast ButteryToast 18-21, F Jul 17

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    My story begins with this prayer...Our Father who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy name;Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.Give us this day our daily...
    Hellomyoldheart Hellomyoldheart 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    It is regrettable. I feel like this stage in my life is like a chrysalis I am in. Meaninglessness; it is the place from which all of this originates, where I originate. What...
    NeonBlueMidnight NeonBlueMidnight 26-30, M Jul 16

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    Who'd'a thunk it: Nicotine is harder to quit than Methamphetamine. :/ Day 2. Well, actually, no, 26 hours down. I was going to join the, "I am a recovering addict," but they were...
    yopu yopu 26-30 1 Response Jul 15

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    You say, "I'm always here for you and I'm going to support you no matter what your decision." Well what if I decide I can't deal with you anymore? What if I decide that being...
    Kkgunny Kkgunny 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Lately been feeling i suck at everything big or small i feel helpless and i wanna cry just cry to let the pain and suffocation out yet right after i start feeling the same...