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I Feel Let Down

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 179 People

    At the Moment

    My friend is 45 tomorrow - we met at 1 o'clock to go to lunch and celebrate her birthday - I am just home - its 2.25am....I have been drinking for the best part of 12 hours...I feel drunk - but will be fine...what is bothering me is that I was left at 2am in town on my own by my...
    Flugelblues Flugelblues 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 17, 2008

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    Promises Not Kept

    My Ex would talk about all the pain that his parents divorce brought.  How disappointing and hurtful his father was.  I remember vividly when his father told him that he was getting divorced for the second time.  He was up all night wondering if his...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 31, 2010

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    Rolf Harris is guilty.

    I am really shocked. Really let down. He was a hero to me. :(
    Invisible75 Invisible75 36-40, M Jun 30

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    Over A Cancelled Date

    On a scale of 1-to-10, where 10 is very let down and 1 is just a little, this experience doesn't rank higher than a 5.  Nonetheless, it feels significant enough to share. One of my private enjoyments is watching WWE Wrestling.  Around one-and-a-half months ago, I...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M Mar 17, 2010

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    My True Love Shattered Me.... He Let Me Down

    I first saw him when I was 13 years old.  He walked into the Mosque and it was as if a glow was around him.  I had a strange feeling in my heart that he was the one.. I had no idea what his name was or how old he was, all I knew was that this was the man I was suppose to marry...
    TaraRani TaraRani 22-25, F Feb 24, 2011

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    Feeling a Little Let Down

    You ever had one of those days when you talk to someone or do something for someone and they kind of make you feel like you are not important anymore?  I had something like that happen to me today and I'm feeling a little sad and let down because of the importance of this...
    Cheleanne Cheleanne 66-70, F 22 Responses Oct 12, 2007

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    At Night

    when i am laying there and something gets me thinking about my child hood.i really feel like my entire family let me down,but i have forgave,so i try not to dwell in the past.and plan for tommorrow.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Apr 1, 2009

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    I've been sick with the flu

    for two days. I asked my boyfriend who's been working through out this time if he would stop at the store after work to get me soup and maybe a shake from McDonald's. He stopped at the store and got everything , including Scotch for himself, except soup and a shake. He said he...
    lissafae6 lissafae6 26-30, F Feb 23

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    Why is it that when I try to do something fun

    (like go out for Happy Hour with the girls) and I come home at 10 pm. There's always someone around that makes me feel that I did something sooooo terribly wrong?
    Mary4life Mary4life 41-45, F Apr 19

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    Sometimes We All Feel Let D...

    Sometimes we all feel let down, either by a situation or person. When you are down, the only way is up. Think positive, even if you cannot see a way out. It has happened to us all.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 21, 2008

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    It Happens

    Often I do but maybe it’s because I expect too much. Like when my family forgets my sons birthday but I always remember theirs. He doesn’t know any better but one day he will just like my oldest notices.  I guess I expect the call to come in and when it doesn...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 21, 2008

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    Misunderstood

    Attractive, competent and to everyone else a confident woman.  No one sees me or understands what it's like when you go home behind closed doors and want to shut out the rest of the world. My close family doesn't understand - I have no real close friends as they all think I...
    Mynarne Mynarne 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2009

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    Why Don't Friendships Always Last

    This happened to me a while ago this year, but I've been thinking about it recently for some reason. I sing and play guitar, I write songs too, and I was looking for someone to jam with and write some stuff, maybe do some recording. After much toil (musicians are a funny bunch...
    PaulOutside PaulOutside 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 22, 2013

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    Been trying to hold this in for the past couple of days but right now I just feel so deeply hurt that I finally lost all trust for anyone. Just didn't think this person would be...
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    I've been let down a lot. People always saying their their for me or saying their gonna help me or gonna do this but don't and exactly why I don't really depend on anyone now but...
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    I'm down letting my guard down, done it too many times to only be hurt.
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    When you think things are going good with someone & they let you down.
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    I just feel stupid to have actually believed him, trust him, and think that he was finally the one that would be different.
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    At this point I'm just use to it and don't care no more. It's whatever and just gonna focus on me and my life. Done letting others in for now.
    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F Jul 22

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    Honestly theirs probably never a time I'm not.
    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F Jul 22

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    When I take it one day at a time I really manage to stay ok. Not thinking what it will be, how will I make a living, with what I love. How will I avoid compromising with my beliefs...
    rockstin87 rockstin87 26-30, M Jul 15

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    I am anything but alone but I feel like it. I have been in my relationship for 13 yrs. my partner has had it pretty rough. She's battled with depression, anxiety, and panic which...
    littlechief79 littlechief79 31-35, F 48 mins ago

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    My LIFE: IN REMISSION It was every lie you ever told That brought us here today Your empty promises and twisted words The verbal abuse and put downs and let downs The always...
    sunniedays89 sunniedays89 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I have never cut. but I have attempted sucicide and think of how peaceful it must be to be dead. never have to trust anyone. never have to be let down. I can just be dead. I am in...
    larissakidd larissakidd 13-15, F Jul 21

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    Is there anyone who can see through your pain? Who can heal your bruises, who can chase away your fears? Is it all up to you? Is loneliness inside of you? Is there anyone who can...
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    I feel like who ever did care at one stage don't care anymore, I love them all but feel like I get none in return. Even with my boyfriend who has alway been there, I feel like he'd...
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    Getting compliments is about the only thing that makes me feel really good about myself. It doesn't happen that often, but when someone is talking to me and they genuinely come out...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I was once to stressed by work and I was feeling lethargic and developed lower back pain, hence I decided to go to a massage center in delhi to relax... I took the number from the...
    Sandyjoy86 Sandyjoy86 26-30, M Jul 19

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    I'm feeling so down and depressed....
    kink8989 kink8989 22-25, M Jul 4

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    To danced in the rain with you my loveThe rain falls as it swirls and dances around usCalling beckoning us to join the rain ...Feeling it as it slides down our skinIt lights up our...
    mintybear2 mintybear2 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    I need someone to talk I feel down :'(
    bleszy bleszy 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Why?? I don't get it, I've been in and out of relationships since being young and leaving someone has never really effected me. I have the ability to be able to shut anyone out of...
    fatty44 fatty44 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    -BLIND HEARTS! No strength to live. To exist anymore. To face things. To face problems. Is this what i always wanted to grow up for? To let everyone screw me. They pass by me, walk...
    Xyanii Xyanii 22-25, F 1 Response 41 mins ago

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    i can hardly even think about it without crying. I feel it now. The hot tears running down my face. Ill have to hide it. From my parents. From my friends. From everyone. This is...
    cloakedgarden cloakedgarden 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    Whenever you torture me with her presence, showing feelings and affection for her and being there in all good and bad times. Providing her the shoulder she can cry on. Cheering her...
    Xyanii Xyanii 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Most times I feel that bad things happens to good people because personally I feel attacked I'm the person to blame I do nothing but wish everybody the best but then I lose myself...
    rique20 rique20 18-21, M Jul 18

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    Sometimes I can't help but feel like a failure and that I'm letting my dad down. All he talks about is how I wanted to go to Harvard, be a doctor, got straight A's. Part of me...
    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    i feel I can get myself together just when I am on my own. :( Letting people in my life often drags me down...and being a loner drags me down itself. I cant find the right balance...
    rockstin87 rockstin87 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    If people could turn on the TV and turn the channel to watch what's going on inside my head, I would be kidnapped by every government, tested on, dissected, and basically torn...
    TheMattKelly TheMattKelly 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I am sure lots of people can relate to this but I grew up in an emotionally abusive environment. My parents fought every single bloody day, screaming at each other, screaming at me...
    thiswatermelonlovesme thiswatermelonlovesme 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 2

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    I'm sure most of us have been guilty in letting others here dictate our moods or how we feel about ourselves.. I soon learnt when I came here being over sensitive is a danger to...
    primnproper primnproper 46-50, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I just finished my last semester of college. I got an Incomplete in a course where I had to write an research paper, and am still having a hard time writing it. I am also applying...
    Joey678 Joey678 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I moved back to Florida with my husband at the end of May, and my grandfather died on June 4th while I was on the phone with my grandmother. It was sort of expected because he had...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I am so broken. I have not cried in 10 yrs and a 2 month relationship can rip me apart so seamlessly. Why did she mean so much!?! Here is what she wrote: Why do you continue...
    toughskinnygirl toughskinnygirl 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Only been on here 2 days and due to an internet **** up , I feel like I've let people down............. and theres nothing I can do..... Waiting for the new phone and net...
    thataussie thataussie 36-40, M Jul 10

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    "Heavy In Your Arms" Florence and the Machine I was a heavy heart to carry My beloved was weighed down My arms around his neck My fingers laced to crown. I was a heavy heart to...
    littleboxofsecrets littleboxofsecrets 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    "There are things that we never want to let go of, people we never want to leave behind. But keep in mind that letting go isn’t the end of the world; it’s the beginning of a...
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