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I Feel Like a Failure On a Many Levels

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    What Did I Do To Deserve This Punishment? - i am a failure at life, university, friends, family, work, relationships, romanticly and sexually, emotionally, financially i can't save...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 8, 2011

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    Still No Bobby - Today brings one week since Bobby left. I cannot contact her and she has not contacted me save for a couple of text messages. Should I continue to hope ? Should I...
    crakajak crakajak 41-45, M Dec 26, 2011

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    Bobby Again - As much as she is hurting me as much as I want to hate her I cant. Her gear is packed we still havent spoken save a few nasty text messages from me today and her...
    crakajak crakajak 41-45, M Dec 25, 2011

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    Why - My life is a series of failures I have worked hard and got nowhere, had mohey and blown it, worst of all I have missed out on having my own family, a loving lady, kids the...
    crakajak crakajak 41-45, M Dec 23, 2011

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    ~ In Love, In Life, As a Woman ~ -    It seems like I have failed at everything I have ever tried. I never finished high school, was always failing classes, was never...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 12, 2009

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    Dear Lord - Dear God,  What am I doing here? I need some answers Lord. I have never found it easy to make friends let alone keep friends, I have never had a stable loving...
    crakajak crakajak 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 25, 2011

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    :( - I hate this life I'm living. Its like no matter what I do its just never good enough. I wish I could go back in time and change things that Ive done but I cant i wish people...
    changes1234 changes1234 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 10, 2012

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    Not Quite Good Enough -  I live in Denmark.. I love Denmark.. I just don't want to stay here.. I want to travel, to work abroad and experience all these faboulous things...
    stinepiiig stinepiiig 16-17 2 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    I'm So Lost - Wow I don't even know where to begin. I,m  55 years old widow . It is over 2 years since my husband passed away we were married for 32 years . My marriage was...
    lonley55 lonley55 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2010

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    Dont Know - I racked my brain trying to work out where I went wrong with Bobby, I have even been intouch with an ex to find out what she thought of me during our relationship and...
    crakajak crakajak 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2011

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    Onwards - Well today is Christmas still no Bobby and I think I am at the who cares bit. What I would like to do is thank the creators of this project. The ability to just write...
    crakajak crakajak 41-45, M Dec 24, 2011

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    Feel Like I Am Failing In Living - I just feel like connections that i am now making are not substantial enough or they cannot be sustained.  I have been living in the same...
    clove8 clove8 36-40, M Sep 13, 2009

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    i feel like whatever i do, i fail. when i like somone, i fail to get their attention/attraction. when i do a test, i always get a lower mark. my family thinks im a failure and...
    lolihatemetoo lolihatemetoo 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I don't know why every achievement I get or everything that I do right I just feel like I failed. And I'm not worthy. I was chosen from my high school as the city scholar (not...
    frozenkisses21 frozenkisses21 16-17, F Mar 18

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    I live in a very competitive place, surrounded by people who are doing so much with their lives, and it overshadows my meager accomplishments. I try my hardest at something, and...
    shadow553 shadow553 16-17 1 Response Mar 29

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    I organize a book club and I feel like such a failure because very few members show up to the monthly meetings. Last year before I organized the book club a lot of members attended...
    BleuGirl83 BleuGirl83 26-30, F Apr 1

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    Just got home from intramural basketball we've played countless games and I've manage to make like one point and I keep messing up and I feel like they all wish I wasn't on the...
    TheFreeSpirit TheFreeSpirit 18-21, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I am 24 years old. After I graduated high school I started going to college to become an RN. It's the only thing I've ever wanted to do. I'm a very compassionate person and I am...
    kbtaoe kbtaoe 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I feel like a failure at life and at school. I mean like I can't do anything right I'm so stupid
    anyomunos anyomunos 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    That empty feeling. Idk I just feel like such a failure like what's wrong w me why can't I be happy w who I am/what I look like. I guess I just live in a world where everyone goes...
    ELSAhugsyou ELSAhugsyou 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Maybe I should not complain? But I do feel like my life is on hold and I'm frustrated. My job is good and I have a good educational background; I'm thinking to get another master...
    viicky77 viicky77 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    Not always, but sometimes I sit down and feel like I'm lost, sad, depressed and confused at the same time. When it happens, seeing happy people makes me more sad, seeing sad people...
    AReallyNiceGuy AReallyNiceGuy 13-15, M 7 hrs ago

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    Meanwhile my boyfriend is in NYC for a college course schmoozing with publishers and, after one day, got a job working for a cooking website from the publisher he is staying with...
    dendroica dendroica 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    So Since I met this guy, I knew their was something special. A year ago he walked into my theater class and I had this instant moment of thinking he was perfect, however im too shy...
    CluelesslyHopeless CluelesslyHopeless 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Can't do anything right, feel like everything I do is wrong..
    ellavalencia ellavalencia 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    zbabi3 zbabi3 22-25, F Mar 18

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    I have been cursed with this stupid thought process. I see things in ways most normal people can't deal with. I know that the horrible messed up things in this world as damaging...
    dizlasthope dizlasthope 36-40, M Mar 27

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    Since I'm not what people stereotype me to be, I often feel as though I bother them by simply existing. One of my many corks is that I always feel like I'm in someone's way. I...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 4

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    Never good enough For myself I honestly try so hard And kick myself back down I can't impress myself Too much imperfection in my way Too many scars and pain All these memories...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    In grade 6, at a new school, I had no one for a long time. I would read at recess, and do projects alone. Then, two outsiders befriended me. They were so kind. I liked them, but...
    LittleListener LittleListener 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I feel i do not belong in society. I have unique ways of looking at things, i have high hopes and aspirations and i feel a lot of that is rejected by society. "Be like us and do...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M Apr 5

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    All of my dreams seem to tell me a story or play out like an episode of a mini-series but these ones I am about to tell you have the most impact. You see...in these main ones...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Apr 8

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    A few encouraging words from other souls who have been in this state and recovered would be appreciated at this point. Everything is just too much to handle right now...I don't...
    Ashlaaay Ashlaaay 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I'm a Christian by faith and I love my faith and my Lord but lately I've been feeling like there's something trying to push away my faith from me and this battle has been going on...
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    I'm wedged between normality and ruin. My parents don't hate me. I've never been abused. So far there hasn't been any soul crushing disasters in my life. But the loneliness! I need...
    ModernJob ModernJob 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    We increasingly live with all these smartphones and I always try to talk to girls who just coincidentally look at their phones while im talking to them. But thats not the whole...
    PhindingPhronesis PhindingPhronesis 16-17, M Mar 30

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    I somehow feel trapped...and I also honestly feel like I can't escape...or perhaps never escape. I just want to P-Shift and run out of my horrible life that I have to live and deal...
    PureWhiteMoonlight PureWhiteMoonlight 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I feel like no one loves me... Even though I know they love me... If that makes sense? I can recognize them loving me and caring for me... But I don't feel it. I don't know why I...
    TubaAtheist TubaAtheist 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I've been struggling with illness for about five years ever since I went on beta blockers for a heart ailment. Last year i began to get crippling insomnia. I've lost two jobs...
    cherrybl0ss0ms cherrybl0ss0ms 22-25, F Mar 20

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    I've been struggling with illness for about five years ever since I went on beta blockers for a heart ailment. Last year i began to get crippling insomnia. I've lost two jobs...
    cherrybl0ss0ms cherrybl0ss0ms 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    manifestyourown manifestyourown 13-15, F Mar 22

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    I'm a junior in High School. I go to prestigious all boys private prep in a big US city and I'm surrounded by people who say they love and support me but I don't feel it. I'm of...
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    My despise my mother in law experience is bit of a backwards situation, in no way is she mean to me or is she that "evil" woman most wives complain of - in fact she is the complete...
    mittengirl mittengirl 26-30, F Mar 28

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    I hate that this is a topic. Nobody should ever have to feel like this. And I know it's easy to just say, "oh well you're good enough don't worry," but it's another thing to...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I feel like I am truly insignificant in this world. I don't understand why people use me and ditch me constantly; they get bored of me. People have happier lives without me...
    WaterSpiritt WaterSpiritt 18-21, F Mar 29

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    So this might be long. I do feel like a pretty lucky guy with a lot of blessings.. But I do have a lot of worries about my family which I will express here.. Ok so my family is...
    PhindingPhronesis PhindingPhronesis 16-17, M Mar 30

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    all ive ever wanted was to find some place i belong. i think this song below completely and totally sums me up better than anything i could ever say. its as though the writers of...