I Have a Paralyzing Fear of Failure

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    kakorrhaphiophobia Definitions: n.

    the fear of failure or defeat
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Mar 31, 2015

    Too Much Pressure

    I always feel like my parents expect soo much out of me since their all athletic and smart and they pay alot of attention to my older sister. I get grounded if i dont have all straight a's and im FORCED to do cross country because my whole family does and i hate it. its miserable...
    whatever29 whatever29
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 22, 2011

    So I am working on a business plan.

    I don't have any previous experience so I need to learn a lot of things... Last weekend I set a task for myself to finish. I spent hours procrastinating. Even sleeping to avoid doing it! Then Sunday afternoon I got up, full of anxiety. I head towards my computer and said to...
    Loufree Loufree
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 2, 2014


    You are looking out into the horizon. Picturesque and beautiful with a sense of hope as you look longingly into the impending future. But in an instant it happens, the sun slowly creeps behind the shadow of the earth and it leaves you in complete darkness. Eyes wide you gaze into...
    perchi perchi
    Mar 13, 2013
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