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I Feel Like a Failure Most of the Time

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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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, F Jun 28, 2011

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    ooxinjie ooxinjie 22-25, F Apr 15, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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 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 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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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'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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    Related Experiences

    Im tired of everything. It seems like no one understands me. I got friends but i still feel lonely most of the time. Theyre only good for hang out and stuff, but idk, i feel like...
    Nubeeh Nubeeh 16-17, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I hate taking pills and I don't remember the last time I took one. Always told myself I would only take it if im in a great deal of physical pain. This pill is not for any physical...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F Mar 30

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    I am not very good at much in this life, nothing that really contributes to the world in a way that matters. I trained to be a teacher in a subject that no one seems to care about...
    Quellerosiel Quellerosiel 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    feel like everything I do is a waste of time and energy
    Eli7563 Eli7563 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    This is really more of me venting and getting this out of my chest. So if this bothers you, don't read it. I just am sort of talking about this to get it all out.. Anyway, I...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Sometimes I just feel like what's the since in trying anymore.I give and I give and I give.All I have to show for it is feeling like a failure.I don't know where I fit in this...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    i think it's other people who make me feel like i'm never good enough... i think you hear it/experience it enough and so then it must be true.
    EchoWasNotMeantToBeSeen EchoWasNotMeantToBeSeen 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I am an adult on the Autism spectrum. As a child, I never really had quality of friends. They often used me. I believe in a race of people/extraterrestrials called...
    NiggiMaskedSalesman NiggiMaskedSalesman 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I feel wayyy different than most people in my life and for the most part I like it, but sometimes it is super annoying. I don't mean different in a "I'm unique but it's cute" type...
    meeeghanp77 meeeghanp77 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Don't worry, I'm not. I'm posting this for people who are. I want you guys to read this. Breath. Whatever you're doing right now. Take a deep breath, than another. You are so...
    Destroyer2266 Destroyer2266 16-17, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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    My family has made me feel like I matter in past times, but my boyfriend makes me feel like I matter each time I'm with him and when I'm not with him too. My family talks a lot...
    Sadfate Sadfate 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I feel so sad! When people ask me how I say fine it's believable because I am weird. I feel so sad some times like no one will ever care for me! That know one will truly know me or...
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly 13-15, F Mar 24

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    i have mostly been raised by my mother my whole life. my father left when i was three. ive struggled with it my entire life. i chose to stay with my dad after my stepfather...
    ashlenr98 ashlenr98 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I'm now in high school and am 14 years old. But I feel like I don't belong here- not in high school, not when I'm home, just not on this planet. I do make friends easily, but...
    Lizzylx Lizzylx 13-15 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Do you know that feeling where you are surrounded by a sea of people around you and you still feel horribly terribly lonely ? I don’t know if everyone goes through this, I sure...
    piscespieces piscespieces 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I honestly don't know what else I can do and say to get the same attention that everybody else gets when they text or call or anything at all. I try to do what I can and I try to...
    jdavid1979 jdavid1979 31-35, M Mar 29

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    I feel totally sh*t. I went to the concert of my two favorite bands yesterday yet now I just feel like there's no point to anything anymore. I feel like I hate everything. I hate...
    shhyoudontknowme shhyoudontknowme 16-17, F a week ago

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    I don't know how to explain it but sometimes for as long as I can remember get these feelings like the life I'm living isn't mine, I go through a period where I don't feel like my...
    DaniellaSage DaniellaSage 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    It didn't make sense that no one was interested in being around me. Now I have a few reasons why they might seem to make sense to me, but then I didn't. To me felt like you would...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 18

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    I'm not interested in celebrities, I don't care about the latest trends, and I don't have to have the most expensive cell phone on the market. I can't even hold a normal...
    CaptainShiromaru CaptainShiromaru 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's quite a strange feeling. I think I feel like life isn't real bcos every time I should have broken a bone, it just never snapped but instead just hurt really badly. Like I was...
    jolley2k jolley2k 18-21, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    All the people around me seem so sure of what they want. They have plans, goals, dreams. Not that I don't, but I'm not really as sure as I seem about what I want to do with my life...
    girlingrey girlingrey 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    It's beginning to eat at me all day, every day from the time that I awake to the time that I go to sleep, I am 19 going on 20 and I have never held a job before (believe me I know...
    lostndelirious lostndelirious 18-21, F Mar 22

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    Until you've looked something straight in the eyes, close enough to see its emotions, you will never truly understand it. Psychologists don't seem to apprehend this. They read...
    tenebrissicarius tenebrissicarius 31-35, M Mar 22

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    I feel like I'm dying. I somehow manage to go through my daily routines but I no longer feel like there's a reason for me breathe. I feel like I'm just existing, not living; and...
    ILoveWeights ILoveWeights 26-30, M Mar 29

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    I really need tips on how to be a better stepmom, we have joint custody. Her mom has her every other weekend and she is a very insecure person, my SD has 7 years old and i have...
    BlackAngel523 BlackAngel523 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I was laid off a year ago. It's been a nightmare in itself to have gone through it AND still not having a job. I live with my mother who treats me like I'm her maid. She doesn't...
    csstone11 csstone11 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 4