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I Feel Like Im Letting People Down

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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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    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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    when everyone looks to you

    who do you look at ? I look at God.... but yet I feel like he is getting me ready for a new test.... that I can only hope to pass
    englishbbv englishbbv 22-25, F Apr 9, 2014

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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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    Everyone

    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Slowly but surely I'm learning not to act on these urges all the time lol
    LoveLi96 LoveLi96 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm a young woman and while it appears I'm blessed, I'm not. All my life, I've been suffering from several tragedies and heartaches. Ever since I was six and visited New York, I...
    sorrow21 sorrow21 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm a young woman and while it appears I'm blessed, I'm not. All my life, I've been suffering from several tragedies and heartaches. Ever since I was six and visited New York, I...
    sorrow21 sorrow21 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm not sure why I feel that way. I mean, I have my ups and downs, successes and failures. I'm only human, after all. But it is a feeling I simply can't escape. I chose to strive...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    . I hope everyone get their fucken karma soon ... Yes there are discrimination and racism in the uk and only white citizen get dignity but the only thing I get from white people is...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F Mar 31

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    Baby, when I think about you I think about love Darlin', couldn't live without you And your love If I had those golden dreams of my yesterday I would wrap you In the heavens And...
    TheScorpio1966 TheScorpio1966 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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    As much as i would like to talk about my problems I feel like I actually am what I was accused of. Am I really as sensetive as I think I am or am I just as obsessive as they claim...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Do you ever feel like breaking down? Do you ever feel out of place, Like somehow you just don't belong And no one understands you? Do you ever wanna run away? Do you lock yourself...
    YesIAmAsian YesIAmAsian 18-21 a week ago

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    i am a 17 year old boy from London,UK. i have been battling depression and suicidal thoughts since year 7 in high school, i feel like i do not belong anywhere other than off the...
    Phelanshadowpaw Phelanshadowpaw 16-17, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I'm so upset, I'm just thinking about alot of stuff right now and its all hiting me at one. I just feel like crying and letting it all out. I been holding so much in that its...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Mar 27

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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 a week ago

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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 just woke up from this awful dream. how it started is a bit fuzzy already...I remember there was an urgency to get everyone out...there was a fire close by we were all I'm...
    ktweav123 ktweav123 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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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 Apr 14

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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Like when I text people I feel like a bother And there's this one kid in my class who said he'd be there for me and he's always said that so I finally gave in and started talking...
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F Mar 29

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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 feel like I don't live up to anyone's expectations. I feel lately that it's just too much for me and I feel worthless. I don't work and I fear working in any store because I...
    MarioT96 MarioT96 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    But its all I seem to do. I broke his heart, made her feel like the world is on her shulders, made that boy hate me, this girl thinks I hate her, ... I aint never mean no harm, im...
    petramullins petramullins 13-15, F Mar 26

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    I feel like giving up I have no hope I have nothing my parents don't understand me they think I'm some Different person who's sick the picture down below describes me
    Cookiemonstereats Cookiemonstereats 13-15, M 4 Responses Mar 27

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    Thank you for clicking on my experience. I just wanted to say... I feel like I'm all alone. I feel like I have no one here to help me. Let's just carry on. First of all, I am a...
    TheBloodySerenity474 TheBloodySerenity474 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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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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    Whenever someone mentions and gives thanks for their friends here on EP or even in reality, it kind of makes me feel like I'm really alone and missing out on a lot of stuff. Then...
    ArtInsanity ArtInsanity 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

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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

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    I was told today that I was a "heartless, no good human being" because I couldn't relate to what the person was saying when they said they were sad. I tried to explain that I...
    bledotbizdotuk bledotbizdotuk 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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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 Apr 11

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    Inside I feel like I can talk to anyone, be adventurous and be so expressive...but what I show to people is a quiet, reserved person. Idk why I can't be who I feel like inside...I...
    myinfiniteabyss myinfiniteabyss 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    I've had this happen more than once: While driving home at night, after a really bad day (panic attacks and/or horrible depression) I'll see people who seem real for a moment but...
    buffalobilll buffalobilll 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Sometimes I feel like I was born to pick people up, to make them happy, and show them how to appreciate life. To only be ****** over in the end when they don't need me and honestly...
    xAquariusx xAquariusx 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Everyday I feel like I am dead. I don't know how long I've felt this way. All I know is the person I was or could have been seems to have died a long time ago. I carry this...
    Noology19 Noology19 26-30 1 day ago

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    When ever ask for help, I feel bad, if I eat I feel bad,I feel like I'm a biting on everyone, around me
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I feel like I gave it my all, I did what I was suppose to do... Lived an honest life went to college got a job worked my butt off. Tried to make friends and big moves in the world...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F Mar 26

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    Its like I want to chat so bad with this person but i feel like I would annoy him. Then i would get the courage to text him but then he wont respond until like 16 hours later and...
    missnicething missnicething 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    every day is a challenge. i look at people living their lives, getting up, going to work being happy. im just not like that and i feel like ill never be able to be like that. i...
    niellyn niellyn 22-25 2 Responses Apr 1

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