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I Feel Like a Failure On a Many Levels

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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, but I don't have they money... but that's not my biggest problem.. I have previously applied for going abroad for high...
    stinepiiig stinepiiig 16-17 2 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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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 accept that Bobby has gone forever ? I wish that I knew. My love for Bobby is/was strong and pure now I do not know...
    crakajak crakajak 41-45, M Dec 26, 2011

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    This is a feeling that I am very well

    acquainted with already but today it is enveloping me even more snugly than usual; I had a busy day planned and failed to do any event in it adequately if at all. I started my day by preparing for a job interview that I had after class; I had groomed myself to about as close to...
    ginaramone ginaramone 18-21, F Mar 25

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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 what went wrong. Deb told me that I was a good man throughout and it was external influence that brought it to a...
    crakajak crakajak 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2011

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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 relationship, never had a family of my own, I cant even keep a friendship between a father and his son alive. What am I...
    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 could accept that. We all make mistakes but I feel like when its me Its another story. They say good...
    changes1234 changes1234 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 10, 2012

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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 what I feel has helped me to come along way in the days since she left. The comments and advice have been great...
    crakajak crakajak 41-45, M Dec 24, 2011

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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. i can't seem to find the things i want. i am sick of being told by others i am not good enough. i want to move from brisbane and begin new...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 8, 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 place for almost 10 years!!!!!!!  I have been through so much **** in the past 10 years, a lot of it put on myself, me trying to...
    clove8 clove8 36-40, M Sep 13, 2009

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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 what my friends wanted me to be. I have never lived on my own, nor can I afford to. I don't work or give to society in a constructive way...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 12, 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 not  the best ,there were lots of problems but we stick together like they say for better or worse. I had...
    lonley55 lonley55 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2010

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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 reply  of bye. I know in my heart now that Bobby will not be coming home. I cant help but love her she is beautiful...
    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 usual stuff. All I have ever got is heartache one failed relationship after another. Now the latest Bobby...
    crakajak crakajak 41-45, M Dec 23, 2011

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    I just remember, in the dark of the night, that there is nobody out there in this entire world, who knows me. I ******* hate it. No one but my lord knows me. I have a fear of being...
    YDKMSFOP YDKMSFOP 22-25 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Yes. Exactly. This is the feeling I bear hold of. "I feel like nobody knows the real me." Why? Because. How could anybody know the real me if I lost her at age 12? It's been too...
    Saphhy195 Saphhy195 18-21, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    You think your over an ex, an ex that was was the worst possible role model for your children and always in trouble, playin, lying and all the things you just don't want in a...
    187Lockdown 187Lockdown 31-35, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I have dayshavoo all the time. I witness death and the end of the world. I see people I love die in front of me . I feel so far away from the world but living in it. I go to church...
    Bustedox219 Bustedox219 26-30 1 day ago

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    I had this dream last month. In my dream, my husband cheated on me, he had another woman. I wonder what that dream was trying to tell me. In real life though, I don't feel like he...
    KClassified1990 KClassified1990 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I feel , dark , alone and angry , I feel empty, I feel like iam losing my strength, I don't know what to do. I don't want to do anything, I don't want to go out , I feel...
    PedroMiguel583 PedroMiguel583 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    The reason I don't feel good enough us that I see that she dated jerks who broke her heart and every time I helped her I even beat up my best friend because he broke up with her...
    milind3012 milind3012 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am still trapped with the feeling that i am still a kid. I oftentimes wish i was still in in my teens and in highschool. As a matter of fact, i enjoy any high school movies. It...
    pusongpalaboy pusongpalaboy 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I have always come second best to my little sister and expected that but recently theres been a family break down and everyone is taking it out on me! No one in my family has ever...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 days ago

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    changed for the worst..... i constantly feel lonely even though my best friends ever on here chat to me a lot. i feel like my heart has just turned to ice. i don't feel as friendly...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel like I'm missing something. I want to go home, and I am home! I have lived here for last 4 years by myself, but yet I have an uneasy feeling,that this is not where I should...
    Susiedisney Susiedisney 56-60, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hi, I am fifteen. The only doctor who has not told me it's all in my head or said it's anxiety issues suspects it's POTS. For the last year, my heart randomly starts racing at 150...
    Sethra53 Sethra53 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I almost always feel like I'm being judged. With my family members, friends, or people I don't even know. Sometimes I don't really care and I am able to forget about it because I...
    anonymoussssss321 anonymoussssss321 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I always dreamed of running away. As kid I was secretly planning escape from my family. Having bag ready with only stuff I would need under my bed. I got pocket knife, sleeping...
    tripwithzip tripwithzip 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    One thing I always said about life in the back of my mind 'if there's nothing right then there's nothing left' I am realising that now lately as I feel I have sunk my quality of...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Am I the only one that has days where they dont feel themselves? Like some days I watch movies or read books and get really into it and start to feel like a certain character for a...
    WhisperingGrass WhisperingGrass 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    [long story ahead because I need to get this off my chest] I have been struggling with solipsism my entire life. The people around me and my environment feels as though they are a...
    theflamechronicles theflamechronicles 18-21, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    not many people are capable of making me feel like i matter. idk if its just me not wanting them to or if its them just being self absorbed like everyone else. the world is full of...
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    love eludes me at every turn. its like there is noone around me that i can feel connected to in a way to make me feel that way. the sweet kind honest faithful person that seems to...
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was sexually abused from age 5 to 12. Lost my mother in 2012. Was almost killed in 2013 by my same abusers. My sister has now been sick for 5 months and her and my mom were/are...
    AngelOfGod1506 AngelOfGod1506 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I feel like sh*t. I feel like breaking down and sobbing my eyes out. I really don't feel like living. Right now I want to end my worthless f*cking life. And this time I won't fail...
    BrokenInnocence BrokenInnocence 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't feel like I belong, I always feel like the odd one out and when I do feel like I belong it's short-lived and then the pain is so much worse than before. Eventually you...
    BriarRose96 BriarRose96 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I just feel lol I'm pathetic and ad that I annoy people. When I'm not annoying them, they're annoying me--I'm there, bit not noticed, left to be isolated, left to fake it, and look...
    cincyboy cincyboy 16-17, M a week ago

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    Do you ever close your eyes and it all feel upside down? when I'm at my house I could look at a compass I feel as if it should be turned upside down. And no mater what I do I...
    Ayaime7 Ayaime7 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    There are times when I feel like I'm on pause. Im just in a different mindset than I am when I'm totally and completely relaxed. That's when I'm myself. I feel more creative and...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    All in all, I feel like ****. Last night and the night before yesterday were spent crying myself to sleep. I couldn't stop crying and it was mostly because of bottled up loneliness...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F Jun 28

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    I feel like I'm not good enough for the university I want to go to. I feel like I'm not good enough for people to like me. I feel like I'm not good enough for my parents to love me...
    MissViviann MissViviann 18-21, F Jun 27

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    I always feel like I'm being judged. I don't know if people are or not but I can't help but feel that way. But it's one of the worst feelings. Insecurity + anxiety= 😖
    emyay emyay 18-21, F Jun 27

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    Am staring outside from my office window , screaming on the I inside, talking to myself so loud, seen my words just fly by . and for a moment wondering , can they hear me.. out...
    angeleyes2820 angeleyes2820 36-40 Jun 26

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