I Feel Let Down

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 272 People

    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

    Rolf Harris is guilty.

    I am really shocked. Really let down. He was a hero to me. :(
    Invisible75 Invisible75
    36-40, M
    Jun 30, 2014

    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

    Had my first birthday in 20 years

    where nobody bought me a pint.
    andilake72 andilake72
    36-40, M
    Jul 16, 2015

    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

    "I care too much." I used to think

    that was just something sad people said to be more sad, then I realized how so many people have been pushed away in my life. Throughout life I never felt like anything was good enough, like nothing I could ewver dpo would be good enough, like I could always do better. With this...
    Justjonathan Justjonathan
    18-21, M
    Mar 5

    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, 2014

    24 hours later. So I guess that's it.

    I put myself out there. But he hasn't responded back. Not only do I feel completely blindsided but I'm so confused why he hasn't contacted me, how could it go from being good to nothing in a matter of days. I don't regret reaching out to him, but I can't believe he hasn't had...
    emelon12 emelon12
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 20, 2014

    I just got Chinese takeout

    and I got a fortune cookie but when I cracked it open, there was no fortune! A fortune cookie without a fortune is just a cookie :(
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8
    16-17, M
    5 Responses Jun 6, 2015

    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

    Today a guy led me on got what he wanted

    and never talked to me again and I am really am upset, so **** you josh! Someone message me please.
    rymanone23 rymanone23
    13-15, M
    1 Response Jul 1, 2015

    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

    OK so i was seeing a guy

    for about a year. We were not officially in a relationship but done alot of things together. We went out for dinners, lunches, drinks, even travelled abroad together and had the best time. We had amazing sexual chemistry and also both been through alot the past year and have...
    TravelQueen TravelQueen
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 17, 2014

    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

    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
    46-50, M
    Mar 17, 2010

    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
    21 Responses Oct 12, 2007

    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

    Again. It's the consequence of putting yourself

    on the line. I hardly ever do it. But I did it this time. It seemed like I was on the right track. I asked him out and he said yes. But now the week is here where we are supposed to see each other and he's not responded and it's leaving me questioning everything. What did I do...
    emelon12 emelon12
    22-25, F
    Dec 15, 2014
    RemansitVirium RemansitVirium
    18-21, F
    Oct 18, 2014

    About a week ago I had a friend ?

    say that they no longer wanted contact. After 15 years of almost daily communication, there is such a void. It is difficult not to want to text them in a moment of weakness but I know it's not the best.
    Gentlebreez Gentlebreez
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jun 7, 2015

    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, 2014

    You know when friends try to do things behind

    your back? Well thanks to social media such as the world of facebook, they cant quite get away with it like they used to. Like the fact that you can see when someone has read your message, and can therefore see whether they are ignoring you. You can see through the bullshit...
    DorothyWheresOz DorothyWheresOz
    22-25, F
    Aug 10, 2014

    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

    I don't even know how to explain this.

    I'm surrounded by so many people that I am close friends with but I can't somehow talk about what's really important and I act like a completely different person. I feel let down with my self and I feel the need to keep it inside of me for 15 years because I feel like why would...
    aishaaas aishaaas
    18-21, F
    Aug 4, 2015

    You told me you loved me,

    I wasn't sure if I could give you my heart. You want me to notice you, but take no notice in me. I'm not looking for another horribly unbalanced relationship, but my feelings betrayed me. Here I am, about to be free from the past; and you won't offer me a future, but wish me to...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 1, 2015
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