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I Feel Like a Failure Most of the Time

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    I'm socially awkward,

    especially around girls. Because of this my friends joke about it, and I laugh along, but it actually gets to me mentally. And around the general public, I don't talk, I listen, which places me in the back of the crowd..
    lonelyshyguy1995 lonelyshyguy1995 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    Fail

    I don't know if it's from my mom always telling me I was a disappointment, or if I really am a failure. Either way, I feel like one eternally.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Dec 8, 2009

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    Bad Mother, Useless Human Being

    I constantly feel like a bad mother. Other parents seem to have boundless time and energy to expose their children to all experiences necessary for them to hit every developmental milestone spot on, whilst also holding down a full time job. They take their babies to swimming...
    MaxineR MaxineR 36-40, F Jul 9, 2012

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    From Failure To Fruitful

    Often our plans fail that God's plans for us may succeed. - Ellen G. White I have had many so called "good" ideas or plans that failed and it turned out to be a blessing in disguise. I have also had experiences in my life that appeared to be a complete failure and turned...
    girl4god girl4god 36-40, F Mar 2, 2012

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    I Failed

    I recently found out that i failed 2 of my classes in college. i dont have the money to pay for it and i cant register for new ones till i do pay for it. i hate myslef for failing it, it was my fault for not trying enough. i use to be a pretty good student in high school, i wont...
    Silent20 Silent20 18-21, F Jan 10, 2012

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    I'm Spoilt As Can Be

    I could have anything I want in the world, but I feel like a failure. I'm supposed to be in college -6th form- but I fought with my mum. She wants to send me to america, to straighten me out, because I'm a "hoe". I barely passed my GCSE's, I didn't even study...
    Koori20036 Koori20036 16-17 Nov 21, 2008

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    Worthless

    My husbands a director, a master editor in film and photo, and an over-all good person. He leaves home at 8am and has school until 8:30pm. I have school from 8am until 12pm and i feel as though its hard to that. He makes me feel like a failure even though he emotionally...
    aliceXIONU aliceXIONU 18-21, F Jun 28, 2011

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    I lost my scholarship

    because of bad grades....my dad says he is just gonna kick me out cause he is tired of my **** like my car accident.....
    musicnote13 musicnote13 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    Fail.

    I'm just so lazy... most of the time I can't be bothered with anything. I feel like such a failure most of the time because I either don't bother to do things or I do try but I fail anyway... and then I get shouted at and told off. It just makes me feel like I've failed...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F Nov 19, 2009

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    I Suck In Friendships

    It seems like everything I put my hand to I fail in.  I failed in a business venue, I nearly gotten into bankruptcy, and I can't keep a friend.  There's so much that I can't do...I just lost a friend last month because of something stupid I said.  I guess I need to completely...
    Masihi Masihi 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 20, 2011

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    I Cant Let Myself Down

    I feel like im about to fail the assignment I have given to myself. I ened things with my boyfriend a little over 48 hours ago and when I get bored I constently think about taking him back. Right now I might not have my cell phone but its not hard to redownload AIM or unblock...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 8, 2010

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    It Was A Bad Habit To Get Into.

    I'm not a negative person, and being to hard on myself was one of the only negative things I practiced. I've always been one to push myself, until I came to a point in my life where I was just to tired to. So I was stuck, wanting to push myself but not have the energy. I got back...
    kays kays 18-21, F Aug 8, 2010

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    Losing My Sense Of Humor

    Everyday is the same.Im young with no plans.What can be worst alot more can be.I mean no ambtion in my head I want succes and happiness who doesn't right??....Never had any real thought about what I want for my life.I graduated from highschool 2 years ago and I'm turnign 20...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 24, 2012

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    Valuable Lesson

    When things go wrong, people love to say that it doesn't matter because at least you've learned a valuable lesson in life. To be honest there are many lessons about human nature that I wish I had never learned. Am I the only one to feel that way? Are all lessons good ones? I don...
    MaxineR MaxineR 36-40, F Aug 24, 2012

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    I'm Wrong

    I always feel like i was a failure... people don't love me... my parents aren't proud of me... i'm not good in school... i get low grades.... my friends don't really like me... they just use me and try to be nice but they truly aren't... I trust people easily and get betrayed in...
    losingmyfriends losingmyfriends 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 4, 2008

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    ooxinjie ooxinjie 22-25, F Apr 15

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    I Do And I Dont

    I always feel like im disappointing everyone around me. I never feel that I meet peoples standards. Part of it could be because I do not want to and the other part could be because I can't because most peoples standards are way out there and impossible to meet. There for I feel...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 18, 2010

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    Sometimes it just really sucks not having someone by your side and to support you. Not saying its has to be a boyfriend it could even be a friend or family member whatever. But...
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    The second time I'm posting about the same experience. Last time I didn't receive any help or any feedback and I'm not doing this for that but I just feel like it would be nice if...
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    I have an awful case of anxiety. Its paralyzing me from living a normal life. I've been given a PRN(as needed) of Clonzepam .5 mg. These have changed everything. I can sleep...
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