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I Feel Like a Failure Most of the Time

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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'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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    ooxinjie ooxinjie 22-25, F Apr 15

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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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    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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    Ahead: Stupid rant My freshman year of high school, I met one girl and pretty much stuck to her side until I made my own friends, which were basically everyone she was friends...
    graveyardghosty graveyardghosty 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    There you go, I feel like a failure sometimes no matter how hard I try not to quit. My whole life I feel like I been going in circles. Like no matter what I do to try to succeed in...
    MrKool82 MrKool82 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Even though I have the most amazing fiancé and a good family, I feel like I'm unworthy of anything.
    CassRL CassRL 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I say that because my mom had beautiful hazel eyes mine are so dark they're nearly BLACK but my older sister got the hazel eyes my mom had some weight on her and a beautiful face...
    AnnaUnderstands AnnaUnderstands 13-15, F 24 mins ago

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    My husband Johnny and I have been together for 2 years, married for a year and a half. We met through his older brother 2 1/2 years ago and started talking as friends. Neither one...
    ashleymarcia ashleymarcia 22-25, F Aug 28

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    I'm just so tired. I'm a failure, everything I do, is like, bullshit. I wanna be a singer, have my own boyband (I'm a girl and want to be a vocalist for a guys band) But I'm just...
    mariaedwards mariaedwards 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    For the past two weeks, I don’t think I’ve dreamed once-or if I have, I don’t remember it. That probably doesn’t seem all that significant… Except for me. It’s made...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    I'm an 18 year old kid that had an awesome childhood. My family was always tight knit, the kind that eats together ever night. During the past 4 years or so, my family has just...
    stonesfan367 stonesfan367 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I feel like my step-mother hates me as clearly as I feel pain if I poke my own eyes. Its an almost tangible, clear feeling that was at the center of my childhood experience. Now...
    whitemut whitemut 13-15, M Sep 5

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    Sweet Dreams? Sarahbella’s story about her bad dreams (http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Feel-Like-My-Dreams-Are-Telling-Me-Something/4781103#reply_5943032) got me...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My husband often makes me feel like myself and our kids come in second to his friends and video games and whatever else he can distract himself with. I know it could be just me...
    AshWilkie AshWilkie 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I posted about a similar problem last night, and like most people the night is a very emotional time for me so I feel the need to post this again but from a slightly different...
    KayJayHoeBum KayJayHoeBum 16-17, M Sep 5

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    I’ve always listened to people when they said that it’s okay to be different. That’s why I always kinda tried to embrace it. But no matter where I go, People always seem to...
    Tweeter97 Tweeter97 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It's funny. I'm 27, turning 28 soon. All my life I have lived to please my parents. I decided to apply to college abroad once, got accepted. My parents weren't happy about it and...
    AsiG AsiG 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    YES YES I ALWAYS FEEL LIKE THIS, this feeling is so disturbing! Eventhough they, my friends says they enjoy my accompany & they likes it when i get all happy & hyper but i just idk...
    saffaismail saffaismail 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    My parents have been divorced since I was in 7th grade, I'm now a senior in high school. Recently though I've been feeling like everything is becoming worse. I'm realizing my...
    Bigj15 Bigj15 16-17, M Sep 6

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    I am a nerd; I've been a nerd all my life. Well today I was telling one of my friends about my meh schedule at school 9-5 everyday. I was telling him while I don't have evening...
    janeastin janeastin 22-25 Sep 9

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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 Aug 20

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    I have two rather close friends and sometimes I feel like when I talk to them about how I feel ..they don't understand or want to for that matter especially my one friend in...
    lostinfire lostinfire 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    I'm just really really disappointed. I told my mom that this woman (I have a story of how I distrusted this adult who happens to be my moms close friend and how she is now bluntly...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F Aug 28

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    Why do we feel like this I wont run away so I cant hurt the ones I love anymore so no one has to deal with me I hate this feeling and it drive throw my head most day and I wont it...
    philipm42 philipm42 41-45, M Sep 10

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    Sometime I think I should just give up on the possibility of me and him. I met him a month or more ago. What started out as something that made me so hopeful has turned into more...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    So about 10 months ago I moved from the state I grew up in. I live about 500 miles from there now and when I got here I was busy with moving and buying a house and traveling for...
    ande7897 ande7897 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    I have a few different feelings that are similar and I can't stand feeling the way I do about it. First, my real family; I miss them all so much but especially my sister and...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 31

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    No matter who it is I can never make a significant connection with them. My father, and mother both care for me I can tell, and I respect them but to be perfectly honest I feel as...
    aimlessglitch aimlessglitch 18-21, M Sep 2

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    A few months ago my brother was arrested and is now on bail till the 8th December (1 day before his birthday). I am 14 years old and I feel like my family is falling apart as there...
    MimiChim MimiChim 13-15, F Sep 6

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    I am so f**king sick of feeling broken and lost. I shouldn't have to hate myself because others treated me like crap. I am not some injured lamb who needs to be nursed back to...
    LunaKye LunaKye 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    Hi. My I like to go by Snow. Well I'll keep the story shorter than what it truly is. Well I currently do no live with my mother, she lives in another town nearby with my grandma...
    SnowKittyRosa SnowKittyRosa 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Let me first start off by saying I am a natural worrier. By this, I mean my life wouldn't feel right or I would be bored if I didn't worry. Granted, it takes its' toll on me but I...
    Cherrybean84 Cherrybean84 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I was down in the dumps and pretty depressed for a few months and time felt like it was dragging me backwards and i was getting nowhere, but lately time just feels like its flying...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Two things I don't understand in life. I don't know why God made me and why He loves me. I've betrayed Him so many times. Two things I know in life. He made me and bought me back...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Every time I sleep I have the same dream continued.. It starts in a place where there is a very long endless road and on the sides are broken houses, buildings, and trees etc...and...
    findme12345 findme12345 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 2

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    I feel like I bother everyone, even if they sit next to me in class I feel bad for my friends who waist their time with me, I'm sorry for anyone reading this I waisted your time
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 2