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I Feel Like a Failure As a Father and Husband

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    I don't know where to start so I'll begin by rambling. I am from a family of 5. I am the baby. I have 3 brothers and 1 sister. They are all married with kids. I'm single with no...
    mangosandy82 mangosandy82 31-35, F 12 mins ago

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    Firstly, I have always known somehow I had a gift to sense the emotions of other people as if they were my own. I can also sense any feeling when someone really *wants* something...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    (Behind Blue Eyes by The Who) (But I feel like this song everyday. It is a beautiful song written by a beautiful person that I adore. I have been feeling like he did when he wrote...
    ZosoJimmyPage ZosoJimmyPage 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Is it wrong or bad? I have an anger issue. Sometimes I will get angry without a reason but I know, I got angry because I remember the old times, when something happened and I don't...
    Nara88 Nara88 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    ever had a such a strong feeling of disbelieve in everything you do? mostly about your self? that's what I am feeling. I don't feel like a good person, I feel like I should be...
    Zineq Zineq 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    i have a boyfriend and we are on our 2nd month. we are now on a long distance relationship. he is on los angeles, california and i am on the philippines. when he left philippines i...
    magebricks magebricks 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Lately I just feel totally void of almost all emotion. Like I'm just empty inside. I don't know why. I mean, I like my friends, they're awesome, but I just feel like something is...
    marshababy33 marshababy33 13-15, F Aug 16

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    I want to end the music completely, instead of just standing here in one spot, with the player's pin lifted up, for the rest of my life, I want to just unplug the player altogether...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 14

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    I keep losing my friends and I know that's my fault for sure. They all keep leaving and walking away when I need them. And I feel like I don't care enough about other people but I...
    TheFangirlForLife TheFangirlForLife 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I used to be a confident, secure woman in my early 50's. Married for 33 years, two beautiful daughters that I am really proud of, and a wonderful baby grandson who is the apple of...
    Patilud Patilud 51-55, F Aug 11

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    Men that I've met in past(they were boys,to be honest) didn't let me feel like I'm a real woman,I still feel insecure about it,I still don't feel like a real woman and I can't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 11

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    My kids have all recently let me know that they are grateful for the way I raised them and what I taught them growing up.It really felt good to get that kind of surprise.First my...
    MarciBlack MarciBlack 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I am absolutely in love with my gf and know she still has feelings for ex of 3yrs which is also her daughters dad, saw her whisper and found out she's questioning our relationship...
    mwp483 mwp483 22-25, M Aug 11

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    Last night I was on the phone with the man I do contract graphic design freelance for. We were talking about his company and how it's changing and there might be a chance that I...
    oncemoreuntothebreech oncemoreuntothebreech 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    I could be so much further In life but the dumb **** I've done has been such a setback that I feel like I've failed and let the down the people that love me most.
    Jojo069 Jojo069 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    Relationship Wise. I'm in a rship. It was good at first but now .. I don't feel wanted or anything. I feel like a bother. Idk. When we break up I won't be going in another rship...
    legzydawly legzydawly 18-21 1 Response Aug 10

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    I am in my mid-20s. I don't have a Facebook, twitter, YouTube nor Instagram account. I also don't have an i phone or android (or whatever you call them) and I'm perfectly happy...
    arcenciel arcenciel 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Feel like life is pretty boring sometimes I wish there was more stuff to do. Or like I feel like people claim to feel a certain way but don't act on it and I know that makes me...
    Noahechtman Noahechtman 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Its not easy being me... My whole life I have tried to buy love buy friendships and at last in these dark days I find myself, I have found who I really am and I know what I must...
    bushi132001 bushi132001 26-30, M Aug 9

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    I like people wo take me for who I am as person. The only thing I need in life is a boyfriend who loves me for real and not betrayes on me. I know the feeling, it feels like you...
    GirlyGirl1993 GirlyGirl1993 18-21, T 1 Response Aug 9

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    It's been a really weird 12 months for me, in retrospect. So much stuff has changed for me, especially my outlook on life. So much so that I feel so dissociated with the person I...
    ChinaWhiteNight ChinaWhiteNight 26-30, M Aug 9

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    I just recieved my final score for my math class today and i fail the class and it totally change my mood and i feel like failure. I feel I dissapointed my parent because i didnt...
    Mizter18k Mizter18k 22-25, M Aug 8

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    So I have met someone who makes me feel this way. ALSO SIDE NOTE THIS IS LACED WITH MY THOUGHTS SO IF YOU SEE A QUESTION IT IS A QUESTION THAT I HAD WHILE WRITING THIS. FEEL FREE...
    boxking101 boxking101 18-21, M Aug 8

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    So this is my first post here. I don't know how it happened, I guess time just did it, but the thing is that I feel like no one needs me as a friend. I have some friends, but I...
    menchu16 menchu16 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I feel like I am trapped in a circle. From outside I have everything, amazing parents, a home and job in new york, decent looks and mens attention but it all feels like a lie. I...
    nygirl91 nygirl91 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Apart from all the ****** things that have happened, on the other hand some good things have happened as well. My mom is doing a lot better, she started chemo and radiation, it...
    anonymousdrummer anonymousdrummer 16-17, M Aug 7

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    I know that I'm loved but sometimes I say things & I feel like I was just stabbed... I feel like I've done something wrong...
    MyNameIsNotKnown MyNameIsNotKnown 13-15, F Aug 7

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    I'm a burden. No doubt about it. I can't live with my family, tried living with friends, then a bf, now I'm living with my aunt but now I can't find a new job. I've been on 5...
    Dani133 Dani133 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Growing up with insecurities, feeling like the world would be a bit better without me, I definitely know what it feels like to hurt inside. I'm a master at seeming fine on the...
    JMannnnnnnnnnnnnn JMannnnnnnnnnnnnn 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    Even though i have a family that loves me and supports me in everything i do i still feel like the world has threw me aside like i dont/didnt matter at all and like its purposely...
    MyIMe MyIMe 13-15, F Aug 7

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    I just feel like no one really wants me around and I feel as if I'm not really anything special, I'm just there...people try to tell me I'm special and that there is something made...
    Darkangelinmylife Darkangelinmylife 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I feel like I have been through enough emotional and mental pain to make me feel numb to the world and indifferent to suffering... I sometimes feel like I have no emotions. I can...
    sunatdawn214 sunatdawn214 18-21, F Aug 6

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    Anyone else feel like they've checked out of life?? Or feel like they're living someone else's life...and not their own?
    thegirlwithoutasoul thegirlwithoutasoul 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    So I'm in this band and I'm one of the singers. The band leader (it's his music project), had recorded the band's first album with a singer who quit shortly after recording. When I...
    angelique422 angelique422 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I never am, and never will be. Im so worthless. For once I just want to be good at something. Im always messing stuff up, constantly apologizing for what i do. I can't think of one...
    XxSuicidalKissesxX XxSuicidalKissesxX 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    When I was younger I was fast, I had 4 kids back to back. Gave the last one up cause I was too wasted to know where he came from. My friend of 10+ yrs and her husband adopted him 7...
    kbwijc12 kbwijc12 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 6

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    WARNING: REALITY CHECK NOTE: this thread being called " I Feel Like I Don't Belong On This Earth", i don't mean i feel like i am a alien from mars but i feel there is more than...
    SomethingYouCantSeeIsOutThere SomethingYouCantSeeIsOutThere 16-17, M Aug 6

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    I feel like I'm never good enough for my dad. I have so many accomplishments at my young age. Top of my class with a 4.0, got 9th in state in cross country as a freshman, ran 1500m...
    auroragold auroragold 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    Hi guys, um, lately, i have been very confused about myself. I don't actually know if i was born a wolf. I can't remember things happening to me since it was since a long time ago...
    kagezuki10 kagezuki10 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    It's like I'm feeling sad everyday and i to make people happy 'coz i know what it feels like and how worse it could get.
    Keepyourcool Keepyourcool 18-21, M Aug 4

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