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I Feel Like Im Letting People Down

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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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    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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    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

    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I don't know where to start so I'll begin by rambling. I am from a family of 5. I am the baby. I have 3 brothers and 1 sister. They are all married with kids. I'm single with no...
    mangosandy82 mangosandy82 31-35, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Firstly, I have always known somehow I had a gift to sense the emotions of other people as if they were my own. I can also sense any feeling when someone really *wants* something...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I dont stay in touch with loved ones as much as I should, or like to. Its an odd feeling to miss people so much but not reach out at the expense of possibly being an annoyance.
    Disobey247 Disobey247 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am tired with my family not accepting me as a gamer, an atheist and a feminist. They keep criticizing me for not living in the real world, say games are for kids and teenagers...
    EV97 EV97 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I actually stop talking to people because I feel like I'm bothering them I won't awnser a few people because I feel like they are to good for me and I would only annoy them
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 26 Responses 3 days ago

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    (Behind Blue Eyes by The Who) (But I feel like this song everyday. It is a beautiful song written by a beautiful person that I adore. I have been feeling like he did when he wrote...
    ZosoJimmyPage ZosoJimmyPage 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I always had a good relationship with all of my class mates. I was actually pretty popular back then and I never let other people decide for me who i should hangout with and with...
    XbulletproofX XbulletproofX 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    No one ive ever known understands how it feels like to have your country at war. To constantly lose people you love. To always be afraid of what might happen tomorrow. Whenever i...
    hgaood hgaood 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    ever had a such a strong feeling of disbelieve in everything you do? mostly about your self? that's what I am feeling. I don't feel like a good person, I feel like I should be...
    Zineq Zineq 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I'm not in pain. I'm not angry. I'm not pregnant. I'm not hungry. I'm not tired. I'm not scared. I'm not happy. I'm not upset. For some reason, no matter what the situation, I just...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Mannn sonething always changes. I just dont know what to think anymore... I feel like im slowly giving up but i dont want to :( ... I just have to pray. One minute im okay, the...
    beautifulego beautifulego 16-17 1 Response Aug 17

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    Cannot seem to find my way up. Causing me to wonder if I'm actually dead. This is not logical, but life is not logical. I keep seeing the word UNINSPIRED everywhere I look. I...
    pearlesque pearlesque 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I just want to cry right now. I hate what I am feeling right now. I just can't explain it. Have you ever felt like you are surrounded by amazing people who loves and cares for you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 16

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    I just feel like I'm not good enough for some people or I'm not good at anything like I'm not worth anything like i cant sing i cant dance I'm not that smart i don't have any cool...
    macylynnm14 macylynnm14 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    while my family is outside on this sunny weekend day enjoying themselves. I'm here in my room, just contemplating my life. how did things go wrong? I let everyone decide for me, I...
    megabear64 megabear64 22-25, M Aug 15

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    I don't feel like anyone understands me and to be honest I find it hard to understand others. Feeling alone has become comfortable. I've become incredibly impulsive and sexually...
    youngandgrey youngandgrey 26-30, M Aug 15

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    Of course I do, people around me seem to disagree with that though probably because I keep almost everything to myself. You won't ever see me whining about how angry, how hurt or...
    sarasakun sarasakun 18-21, F Aug 14

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    I want to end the music completely, instead of just standing here in one spot, with the player's pin lifted up, for the rest of my life, I want to just unplug the player altogether...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 14

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    I feel like a misfit in my school like I don't belong with any social groups like we have the smarties, the too cool for school, anime geeks, computer freaks, art ninjas, social...
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    at times growing up and into adult hood i was that person who was left out. the kid who was chosen last. the so called out cast. so i know how that feels and dont like seeing...
    loveknowsnobounds loveknowsnobounds 31-35 1 Response Aug 14

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    I keep losing my friends and I know that's my fault for sure. They all keep leaving and walking away when I need them. And I feel like I don't care enough about other people but I...
    TheFangirlForLife TheFangirlForLife 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I used to be a confident, secure woman in my early 50's. Married for 33 years, two beautiful daughters that I am really proud of, and a wonderful baby grandson who is the apple of...
    Patilud Patilud 51-55, F Aug 11

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    Last night I was on the phone with the man I do contract graphic design freelance for. We were talking about his company and how it's changing and there might be a chance that I...
    oncemoreuntothebreech oncemoreuntothebreech 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    I could be so much further In life but the dumb **** I've done has been such a setback that I feel like I've failed and let the down the people that love me most.
    Jojo069 Jojo069 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    Relationship Wise. I'm in a rship. It was good at first but now .. I don't feel wanted or anything. I feel like a bother. Idk. When we break up I won't be going in another rship...
    legzydawly legzydawly 18-21 1 Response Aug 10

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    I am in my mid-20s. I don't have a Facebook, twitter, YouTube nor Instagram account. I also don't have an i phone or android (or whatever you call them) and I'm perfectly happy...
    arcenciel arcenciel 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Feel like life is pretty boring sometimes I wish there was more stuff to do. Or like I feel like people claim to feel a certain way but don't act on it and I know that makes me...
    Noahechtman Noahechtman 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Its not easy being me... My whole life I have tried to buy love buy friendships and at last in these dark days I find myself, I have found who I really am and I know what I must...
    bushi132001 bushi132001 26-30, M Aug 9

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    I Feel like **** cuz of my mom
    mattyn1993 mattyn1993 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 9

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    Normally I think I’m pretty good at supporting my friends and loved ones. But some days, things just don’t go well. Today my special friend EP Link had an issue and needed...
    alteregoeleven alteregoeleven 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I like people wo take me for who I am as person. The only thing I need in life is a boyfriend who loves me for real and not betrayes on me. I know the feeling, it feels like you...
    GirlyGirl1993 GirlyGirl1993 18-21, T 1 Response Aug 9

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    It's been a really weird 12 months for me, in retrospect. So much stuff has changed for me, especially my outlook on life. So much so that I feel so dissociated with the person I...
    ChinaWhiteNight ChinaWhiteNight 26-30, M Aug 9

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    So this is my first post here. I don't know how it happened, I guess time just did it, but the thing is that I feel like no one needs me as a friend. I have some friends, but I...
    menchu16 menchu16 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I feel like I am trapped in a circle. From outside I have everything, amazing parents, a home and job in new york, decent looks and mens attention but it all feels like a lie. I...
    nygirl91 nygirl91 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 8

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