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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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