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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 1 Response May 24, 2012

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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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    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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    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, M 2 Responses Feb 13, 2011

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    People think of me as smart and amazing at school. Well, that's not true. I suck at math, specifically pre-calculus.I usually don't get below a B in math classes. Precalculus was...
    schoolsucks96 schoolsucks96 16-17, F Nov 9

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    so annoying and because I parked too close to a car :(
    lesha17x lesha17x 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    One of the perks of having a ex NASCAR driver and current crew chief as a dad usually has you learning to drive earlier
    WeSeeWeJudge WeSeeWeJudge 13-15, M 12 hrs ago

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    I've gone it along alone for so very long. It was wonderful. When I finally found a partner it was excellent sharing all my feelings thoughts or whatever with her, but now that I'm...
    Wickedfreek Wickedfreek 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 26

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    I had an essay to write and I submited last friday... Now I found out I didn't send it correctly... I'm so mad and frustrated, I tryed so hard and I thought everything was fine...
    Cvttes Cvttes 16-17, F Nov 2

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    My girlfriend broke up with me. She told me that she still love her ex boyfriend, even more than she loves me. She claims to not wanting to get back with him because he is a jerk...
    careaboutyou careaboutyou 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    Finally decided to give internet dating a try, Okcupid & Match. I thought I wrote a decent profile & posted a pic. I wrote nice responses to various woman on the sites, but...
    tjk3030 tjk3030 51-55, M Nov 11

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    I just checked my Google Plus page. Does anybody here use it?
    MelbourneSteve MelbourneSteve 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    I was a failure from the beginning. I was the unplanned result of two idiot teenagers getting drunk at a party. I failed to be a reason for them to stay together. I failed to be a...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    My name is Afraa, and I would like to write about the climax of my life… falling in love with my teacher. This particular teacher had a great impact on my life. In fact, I fell...
    TheLoneRaven TheLoneRaven 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Samson is the best! We would have liked a towncar to consider us from our wedding reception into the resort. I failed to wish to rent a limo to work with for 45 min on the Saturday...
    Matthew9360qft1 Matthew9360qft1 31-35, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I am sick of my family i hate my mom i hate my 2 sisters. They are disgusting selfish people. My sister is 100% a psychopath she is very manipulative and enjoys seeing other people...
    sophiejon sophiejon 18-21 1 Response Oct 29

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    scriptURE FULFILLED IN MY LIFE Oct.1947: “My substance was not hidden from Thee, when I was made in secret, and intricately wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. Thine eyes...
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F Nov 3

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    1.my name is Andrea 2.I'm 19 3. I'm Honduran 4. I'm a second year medschool student 5.my parents divorced when I was 3 years old 6. I have three siblings ,none of them both from...
    A727 A727 18-21, F Nov 3

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    ....and now it's haunting my life to a staggering degree. I was just turning 21 and living in hell due to a mistake I made involving dropping out of college to pursue the girl I...
    cyclone80 cyclone80 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    Would you be willing to tell me what you think of this short poem? If I fail, but my friends succeed because I helped them and made a sacrifice, then I truly have succeeded. If I...
    LegendaryHero7 LegendaryHero7 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So I just saw this on there about Presidents Lincoln n Kenndy... very interesting Mind Blowing!!!!! Have a history teacher explain this if they can. Abraham Lincoln was elected...
    AngelofSerenity AngelofSerenity 18-21, M Oct 26

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    I feel like I am at the end of my rope. I have known something was "off" with me since before I can remember. Unfortunately, it's nothing I can put my finger on. My mother is...
    KMink88 KMink88 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    So I'm back on EP after over a month of really not needing it. A few months ago a serious relationship (relocations, failed pregnancies and plans to start a life together)with a...
    michaelsotherwoman michaelsotherwoman 36-40, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    @Jopava the US is not a Christian nation, you christians pushed this religious bigotry on the government in the 1950s like the "one nation under god" wasn't in the pledge until...
    Trothar Trothar 18-21 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    A failed attempt to draw realistic anime. Oh well.
    Kywen97 Kywen97 16-17, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Amazon failed to deliver my copy of DA Inquisition today. I pre-ordered it, I have prime too...don't know what else I could have done. Not. Fair. Could have downloaded it by now...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    High school chemistry teacher: You are all honors students. You can teach yourself. Almost failed that damn class. But joke's on her because I now have a minor in chemistry...
    bluegilledgirl bluegilledgirl 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    Ummm , I really don't know what to do , so I thought I'd just tell my life story haha , I don't know ,I doubt anyone would read this but I just need to let everything out so here...
    eoghan18 eoghan18 18-21 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    The Chief Who Had Sore Feet--A Mohawk Legend This story could be attributed to any number of tribes, but I learned it as a Mohawk tale. In the early days there lived a Mohawk...
    BadPam BadPam 51-55, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    When I was 11 years old...back in 2005...I had a near death and out of body experience one day. It was a cold, cloudy, and blustery Saturday afternoon back in November 2005. I was...
    britanderson94 britanderson94 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    A Few Weeks Ago I Had A Miscarriage .... I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant . I Was Broken & Torn Apart . It Felt Like The Whole World Was Still . I Feel Like I Failed The One Person Who...
    UniqueLiquee UniqueLiquee 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    A story I once wrote about Bob The Fish Once upon a time there was a fish named Bob. Bob was a small fish and he lived in a small pond. Next to the small pond was a much larger...
    iworkout2much iworkout2much 61-65, M 3 days ago

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    In the end, I can rely only on myself and (to an extent) my friends and family. I spent the first 38 years of my life trying to please everyone else. Finally, after dating and then...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M 3 Responses Oct 31

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    I these last few years ,I have learnt every single hardship,one could everexperience. I have failed,cried,been abandoned,unloved since my birth, faced poverty,humiliation,taunting...
    divich01 divich01 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 1

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    Marginalized....thats the word that defines me. I fought for so long just to survive after I lost my real parents. But then 7 1/2 years later after surviving Foster homes, an alot...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 9

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    Activists rally calling for immigration reform at Lafayette Square on November 3, 2014 in Washington, DC . View gallery . . . Washington (AFP) - US President Barack...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's 22nd day of my sobriety and in these days i have felt some kind of serenity in myself. It's self awakening i think. I don't recall my past painful days when i used to get paid...
    UsmanIshaq1980 UsmanIshaq1980 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 21

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    I've ways been extremely large. In my family, I'm the fat one. The one that gets thirds and fourths. The one that walks behind everyone else because I'm slow. The one who takes up...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 22

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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 2 Responses Oct 24

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    at first I thought I was in the wrong until I read so many other people on here with similar things happen to them. thigh I'm not sure when to begin really it all started when I...
    babygirl102514 babygirl102514 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 27

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    So just yesterday my boyfriend left for army basic training, for 7 weeks, and has just arrived to base camp which is where we had to say good bye in text till the next time we get...
    tayrichx tayrichx 18-21, F Oct 28

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    "I'm not a good person because you raised me perfect, I'm a good person because despite how you raised me I succeeded. I grew up and moved out and while you were O.K. To me as a...
    Jessicaliners Jessicaliners 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 29

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