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I Feel Like Im Letting People Down

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    with my mother and brother i just wish there was something else i could do for them. i just feel so helpless, its like im sitting back and watching everything behind a window, i can't reach my hand through the glass to pull them from it. i fear my mum is going to slip into a...
    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2009

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    I Have.

    I have let people down. I have let my father down most of all. & also myself. Growing up, no one ever really had any expectations for me, save for my dad, myself & one teacher. But I have let everyone down. There is still time for me to somewhat catch up, but I will never be...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F May 8, 2010

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    Especially My Family.....

    I do feel at times that I am the biggest loser to have ever walked this planet. I know that my mother is ashamed/disappointed in me. I was the first in my family to go to university and my parents/family had high hopes for me. They used to talk about me being a professor and I...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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    Torn

    i feel like i am letting people down.i know what would make me happy in life but i know if i follow my heart so many people will be sad and let down. they do not realise how miserable i am and that i truely know the right thing for me.i am the one who has to live each day the...
    freeangel freeangel 31-35, F 5 Responses May 8, 2010

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    Everyone Does It

    i think everyone lets the people around them down at some point as well as letting theirselves down perhaps the best we can hope for is that our actions are not done deliberately to let people down then that's the best we can do
    mattymatt87 mattymatt87 22-25, M Jul 8, 2010

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    I Feel

    i feel like i am letting people down . i don't feel like i am excelling fast enough in my life .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 1, 2010

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    A Hard Hit

    I feel like I let my friend down.I failed at helping him.If I would've been better,stronger,faster,smarter,something....anything! Maybe I would have helped him.I try as hard as I can but I can't seem to help those who need it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 12, 2011

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    it's really hard not to sometimes, I even have to coach myself out of it daily.
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 4 Responses May 4

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    Apparently it's frowned upon even to warn someone about an impending *** kicking if they don't shut their face. Pretentious ******* deserve a slap...with a fist.
    justmeandmydreams justmeandmydreams 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    i remember last december i had my first breakdown i literally thought that was it, laid in the same spot fr hours wailing my life away i hated that day i felt so whiny and weak...
    chocomilo1 chocomilo1 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    I lost myself.. I know what to do but I don't know how. I wish I can be strong as before...I am suffering and this feeling is dragging me down..
    Alicoop Alicoop 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    This last year has been all over the spectrum, from really really good, to just brutal. I think I am starting to understand why I am struggling so much with being confident in...
    loneranger91 loneranger91 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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    It's hard to let people close when you feel like you never live up to people's image of you. The constant fear of disappointing them holds you back. I hate that feeling I get after...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 May 16

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    Physically, Mentally, Emotionally. I'm distant but I share a lot so that you don't feel like I'm not trying.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 Responses May 4

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    I keep wondering why I am a target for abuse, rejection, being shunned, and abandoned by many? I feel no matter what I do or say to people, I'm just not good enough to be their...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm not very good at getting rid of the old and letting the new come in. I'm sad that I will never meet anyone that will like me for me. And don't treat me like a stranger or...
    jellyrolls34 jellyrolls34 18-21, F May 20

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    This is how I always truly feel. I feel like whatever I do is never good enough for someone. All of the people in my life left me except for some of my family and I don't know why...
    lovebugg11 lovebugg11 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    When I was in high school, I found out my sister's best friend was the mastermind behind the bullying and stalking that was happening to me. I had adopted her in my heart as...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F Apr 30

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    l only feel like l sort of belong when l'm passing by fields or mountains on the train or car, heading somewhere. When l listen to folk metal music, about folklore and mythology...
    darkforests darkforests 22-25, F May 13

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    I feel like people don't want to listen to me, that I'm just another burden in their lives. Everyone has it worse, or they're too busy, or maybe they don't really like me. Any way...
    themeice themeice 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have a small circle of friends that I've known since we were young because of school. I think we grew a connection because we clicked well and always had a good time when we were...
    groovyhugsbunny groovyhugsbunny 18-21, F 1 Response May 13

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    My sister cares in her own way. My mom is always there for me. I know my dad loves me. One good friend cared about what men were doing to me so why do I feel like no one care about...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 2 Responses May 17

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    I have always been weird as long as I can remember. At least weird to everyone else around me. I guess the word eccentric would be appropriate. I have always been able to get...
    hisdudeness3 hisdudeness3 31-35, M 1 Response May 5

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    When I was younger, I knew I was different than all the other kids. I always believed in more than just this life. I felt more and understood more than the kids my age. Most adults...
    twentyout24 twentyout24 16-17 1 Response May 14

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    I keep it short. I had awful past. I was hurt by many people more or less. I was emotinally abused by my parents all of my life. I allways have a feeling that many people try to...
    tokyo60s tokyo60s 31-35, F 1 Response May 17

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    I've been feeling this way for a long while now. I feel like I'm a burden to society. Trash that needs to be burned. I love my family, that's why not existing anymore will be a big...
    nachocheeese nachocheeese 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    All of my brothers childhood, he had been beaten physically, verbally and emotionally, by my grandma. She would tell him he was a peace of **** and that he'd never be anything more...
    ShadowCatt ShadowCatt 18-21, M May 19

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    I feel like I annoy my friend when I try talking to her. I'm always happy to let her talk, listen to her, and let her get things off her chest, but it seems like she doesn't like...
    AgentSean AgentSean 18-21, M 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    Yes people are going to probably give me hate but carry on... I feel invisible.. Every. Single. Day... I don't talk much in school and even when I do try.. I either get...
    K33024W K33024W 13-15 May 9

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    Like now I'm sitting down and I feel like I'm gonna start crying for a reason I don't know
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F May 13

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    No matter what subject or what I say, I always feel like no one REALLY listens to me. It could be a topic I'm really passionate about, but as soon as I tell someone else what's on...
    HopeInConstruction HopeInConstruction 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    We've been married for fewer than 5 years and don't sleep in the same bed nor share the same blanket. He is always downstairs watching TV all day and night. Today his elderly...
    jennytressler jennytressler 41-45 1 Response May 3

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    I avoid people and situations just because I don't feel accepted, its nerve racking to feel like you never belong any where with any one.
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 3 Responses May 4

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    Needy and clingy men,I really hate them I can't stand them i stay the hell away from them.Like for example,when a guy I'm just barely getting to know is already acting clingy and...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response May 5

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    For years now I've been having this intense feeling like I don't belong here. like on this planet. Human beings confuse the **** out of me. The way they do things and handle...
    milo1890 milo1890 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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    I don"t know it just feels like I bother everyone I talk to. I even feel like I bother my boyfriend sometimes. But I guess he likes to be bothered by me.
    Alex4eve Alex4eve 13-15, F May 6

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    I don't talk to a lot of my friends anymore, because I feel like I'm bothering them. I feel like I bother everyone I know.
    KessieTheBear KessieTheBear 13-15, F May 12

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    I feel like people tend to brush me off and not take my serious sometimes. People dont include me in activities and i seem to always be on my own. It really sucks
    dfe213 dfe213 18-21, F 1 Response May 13

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    Anyone I get close to or involve myself with I feel like I bother them. I try to be as strong as I can and carry others the best I can. No matter what I'm going through. Its really...
    KiraRawr KiraRawr 16-17, F 1 Response May 15

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    I have a lot of feelings and I just care about everything. I always want to talk and be validated. I love to think about things. But for some reason it feels like everyone else has...
    exand exand 22-25, M May 18

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    I feel like I can be overly impatient with people sometimes. Sometimes I let the littlest of things annoy the absolute hell out of me. Occasionally I'm just not in the mood to...
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 1 Response May 21

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    I don't know why but I feel like everyone secretly hates me. No one I want to talk to is really talking to me and they were usually the people that I thought were there for me. But...
    nathanieljlaw nathanieljlaw 18-21, M 1 Response May 21

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