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I Feel Like a Failure Most of the Time

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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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    ooxinjie ooxinjie 22-25, F Apr 15

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    She's 10 years older than me and has a seven year old despite our different ages and lives we're still as close as I would say best friends. Anyhow over the last year I would say I...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F Jul 27

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    It amazes me the different people in your life.... There are those you can always turn to... Those that are there for you... Those that make you smile like you've never smiled...
    Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I used to be very ambitious, I wanted a successful career and was willing to do my best to achieve my goals. But now that I am at one of the best universities in my country, I've...
    emmacla emmacla 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I'm only a teenager- but my GPA is so low and i have a learning disability which makes me feel so stupid compared to other students. I feel like everyone around me is succeeding...
    megsupermaherio megsupermaherio 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I hate feelings... Contradictions... I hate when you are feeling one thing and everyone around you tells you to stop and go in the other direction... I hate when someone tells you...
    Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 18-21, F Jul 28

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    I just turned one when my parents divorced so it wasn't hard for me to get over that since I don't remember when my parents even were together. A few years later my dad met my step...
    ahk16 ahk16 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    Sometimes i feel like, no matter how many friends i have, a part of me always feels alone
    Lilys3 Lilys3 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Sometimes I do...... There will be times I'm playing around with Ana and she suddenly gets all upset by it and begins to cry. I mean I never push it too far or make it annoying...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M 4 Responses Jul 25

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    I always feel like every time I do or say something it's weird or wrong but if someone else does the exact same thing it's perfectly fine. And every time I try to defend myself I...
    theartist102 theartist102 22-25, M Aug 4

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    Hello everyone! This is my first post! (Woohoo) Okay, So hi, I'm Kat. I'm 24... 25 on MONDAY 8/11!!! *Suddenly gets writer's block* -_- Always happens. Meh. I live in FL. I'm a...
    LovelyCalico LovelyCalico 22-25, F Aug 7

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    This a major problem for me, all the time. I feel like crap over this. Imagine me, living in a small town with a school of maybe 200 people K-12 grades. And always having this...
    lportra24 lportra24 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I don't feel like it, i know it. But they know me an have to deal with it so haha i know you love me so suck it up and be a goofball!
    Dsrutherford Dsrutherford 16-17, M 10 hrs ago

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    My mom keeps comparing me to my sister and I feel like she hates me cause it's never Atisa you should try what your sister did no it's always Amista your sisters Grades are so good...
    dancerwithheart dancerwithheart 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    i am so weird sometimes. i get so lonely but instead of seeking out companionship, what do i do? i push everyone away. i go hide. i drowned out the world with my music cranked up...
    000SadisticBitch000 000SadisticBitch000 26-30, F 45 mins ago

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    My computer has stopped working, so now I have no way of getting online from home and OMGGGGG it sucks! I have managed to get through a couple of weeks with no online company but I...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M Jul 30

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    Hey There people... I am 32... And I just feel like a looser... When I left school I wanted to do an art course. But my parents didn't approve... So I did a marketing course only...
    SweetBrazilianLizzy SweetBrazilianLizzy 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I'm not underweight. I'm 5'5 and 130 lbs, but I am thinner than most people I know or come across and they have noticed it too. I don't eat a lot, just because I don't really...
    Slexre Slexre 22-25, F Aug 10

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    I feel like I'm loosing my friends . Most of my friends just stopped talking to me while the others are now cheerleaders and are hanging out with those type of ppl . And I'm not...
    kaylafuentes kaylafuentes 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Hey guys, my life has been pretty good so far but lately I feel like I don't belong in my country. It started like a few months ago when I went to Thailand for a month with someone...
    msawsome44 msawsome44 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    ever since my dad got remarried and had another kid, my brother and i have taken the back burner. scratch that, we've been moved out of the kitchen entirely. particularly me bc i...
    kggi kggi 16-17, F Jul 25

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    I get depressed a lot, and I've learned to just accept the fact that I'm going to be depressed. It still takes it's toll on me, though, and it can get quite painful. It started as...
    Tsalokath Tsalokath 18-21, F Jul 26

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    I feel like I can't relate to my peers or societies expectations of whom am suppose to be and how to act. Usually I let it drift away but I've found myself thinking about it more...
    Zenais13 Zenais13 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    This is the first time I am sharing my story. Exactly as I said before, I feel like I live in Hell. Hell on Earth, that is. Now, let me tell you why. First of all, I have a large...
    Mymin Mymin 13-15, F Jul 27

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    I never thought I would turn out to be like this when I was younger. Incompetent, inadequate, lost soul. I'm not anywhere close to the life stage points I should be. I feel like I...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    This has to be the worst pain I have ever felt towards the person I call my dad. Just the thought of what he said and what happened brings tears to my face and pain to my heart...
    VivirLaVida VivirLaVida 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I can't make sense of myself in relation to the life around me. I look at people and I feel so very different. There are moments when I know that a certain thought process was...
    WhisperSayuri WhisperSayuri 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    All my life things have been weird for me. I've always been in-tuned with the paranormal world; e.i., I have had bizarre dreams, I seen shadow people, I have been touched by things...
    Celticrose1991 Celticrose1991 22-25 1 Response Jul 25

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    I feel awful saying this but a friend of mine has decided because of various issues to move out of his houseshare early, came to me yesterday and said can you put me up for three...
    elphaba2309 elphaba2309 22-25, F Jul 29

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    I haven't been diagnosed with anything yet but I'm pretty sure I have an anxiety disorder. I've been anxious for months now and panic attacks with it. I feel like Im slowly dying...
    ElephantCozmo ElephantCozmo 16-17, F Jul 29

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    As far as I can remember I can't recall the last time my parents ever said I love you or we are proud of you hugged me or even had a discussion with me, I'm originally francophone...
    alexaz66 alexaz66 26-30, M Aug 11

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    I don't know why everything goes wrong!!! In the beginning of this year my math teacher was the best he was teaching us perfectly, waiting in the class at lunch time If any student...
    nona000 nona000 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 25

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    I feel depressed a lot more than before. I feel like all the happiness I use to shower people with is being sucked from me more and more. The rules my parents keep placing on me to...
    ruizr302 ruizr302 18-21, F Jul 26

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    Sometimes I don't feel like I'm alive. Like it's a dream. I'll be driving my car and it's like I catch up with my body and go "Oh, yeah. I'm going to the store" in my head. I'll...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 27