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I Have Failed At Everything I Have Ever Tried to Do

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    Failed At Eveything

    What is considered the definition of failure: Not meeting someone elses standards? Not achieving a goal? Not having a fulfilling relationship? In my opinion - failure is the temporary inability to achieve some sort of happiness. Sorry - you can't fail at everyhthing. Keep...
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 10, 2009

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    I'm Tired Of Starting Over Again And Again

    I am a 50 year old woman now.  I have had a slew of careers ( jobs really ) that I have attempted to do well in and have failed in all of them.  When I was young I went to Cosmetology school to be a hairdresser.  I was so nervous and lacked self confidence and felt like...
    sitedezynz sitedezynz 46-50 1 Response Apr 19, 2012

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    I had one last night, i can't remember how it began. But it involved a friend from school who i still talk to. I was at her house, and somehow eded up in bed with her. not in a...
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Love psychologists say 2yrs and In Love feelings where off.....Here's the article that could save a lot of our drowning EP relationships ...I will implement this ...feeling valued...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 16

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    I have tried and failed. Just like I have failed at everything else. I always push everyone away... I make everyone hate me just like I hate myself.
    livelifefully73 livelifefully73 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 3

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    In the end, I can rely only on myself and (to an extent) my friends and family. I spent the first 38 years of my life trying to please everyone else. Finally, after dating and then...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M 3 Responses Oct 31

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    An emotionless void. Endless pain. Doubt. Fear. Misery. Insecurity. These have been my constant companions for so much of my life. Joy. Happiness. Love. Laughter. What are those...
    dawnzerleelight dawnzerleelight 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    Finally Diagnosed At 40 I've always known, but no one else would listen. I started cutting myself when I was 14. Stratigically placed cuts so no one would ask questions and I'd...
    JesseLeeJames JesseLeeJames 46-50, M Nov 10

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    Today I drove to work behind a person that I am going to refer to as ******* for the rest of this story. ******* and I first encountered each other when he (or she, but I am going...
    nommygummybears nommygummybears 22-25, F Nov 8

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    It does get better For years and years I have suffered from Major Depression, ever since I was a teenager. It really became a problem as a teen, when I went to an all male high...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I've made ALOT of mistakes. So many mistakes that I can't even except myself anymore. Yea I know, everyone makes mistakes but not as bad as the ones I've made. 1 mistake, your...
    Brokenheart06 Brokenheart06 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am bloody frikin huge. I’m not going to lie and say that I’m only slightly large; I mean I’m not attractive in the least. I met someone who thought, for a little while, I...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    You know that moment when an answer to a question you weren't even thinking about suddenly hits you, and you wonder how you could have overlooked it before when it was so obvious...
    EdgeOfSanity EdgeOfSanity 22-25, M Nov 12

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    You made me afraid of everything. everything. I can't even work or go to school without being afraid. I can't even go to class because of how emotionally unstable I am after I...
    somegirl117 somegirl117 18-21 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I try to be kind to everyone. I really do. I go out of my way every day just to make people happy, I guess. My mum always says that I tend to "forget about myself and remember...
    amydunne amydunne 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 4

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    I have had this problem for a long time now... I have been working on it but I can't help but believe my actions are the cause for most (not all) things, however small, that go...
    ranchlife14 ranchlife14 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Why I love red haired women. First, let me start off by saying; I love all women. I prefer redheads and Asians, (another story for another time). Most ages(there is a minimum age...
    thelovingdominant thelovingdominant 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 6

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    It's crazy how I feel like I can overcome any challenge one moment and feel completely lethargic the moment after. I feel like giving up on everything. Everything seems worthless.
    aew11 aew11 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 13

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    I have 3 children and no where to go. (we couch hop right now). I feel like the worst mother in the world. The father of my daughter (6 months old now). Infected me with HIV when i...
    Strugglingmommyof3 Strugglingmommyof3 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    6 years ago I was a normal guy who wanted to have a normal life with a good career, family and a life partner. I never wanted anything more than that. But my life completely...
    jeetj12 jeetj12 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 15

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    I believe I met my TF a year and a half ago. We met through a dating site. I saw his picture and was so drawn to him. I added him to my favorites and he messaged me within an hour...
    Rae1212 Rae1212 31-35 2 Responses a week ago

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    Top 4 questions/requests people have asked me by mail. 1) Hi ZA, why do health experts say light Brown three are the healthiest stools? Anyway we can achieve it too? My A to him...
    ZADoubleMesser ZADoubleMesser 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I believe things happen to us to test and teach us. Karma is often dismissed by the general population, as cause and effect theory goes over their head. I have had the extreme...
    bobbyorr bobbyorr 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I'm sick of everything. Everyday I go to school people are saying **** about me. I just can't take it anymore. I'm sick of coming home from school crying all the time. What have I...
    zvkk zvkk 16-17, M 2 Responses Oct 26

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    I'm not really a fan of Nicki Minaj but the other day I saw this on tumblr and I really liked it: "When you're a girl, you have to be everything, You have to be dope at what you...
    RobbieID RobbieID 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    It has been a hard road the past year and half and I feel like life has just played with me. I was diagnosed in October 2013, and started treatment with predinosone and Imuran. I...
    DyMichele DyMichele 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    It has been a hard road the past year and half and I feel like life has just played with me. I was diagnosed in October 2013, and started treatment with predinosone and Imuran. I...
    DyMichele DyMichele 26-30, F Nov 3

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    It has been a hard road the past year and half and I feel like life has just played with me. I was diagnosed in October 2013, and started treatment with predinosone and Imuran. I...
    DyMichele DyMichele 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    When the high point of the day is taking a sleeping pill (or two) and falling into a blissful nothingness, when one finds love only to discover one cannot have it. When everything...
    kanga4 kanga4 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    My mom has had MS since I was a child and now I am almost 25. Her MS seems to be getting really bad and it makes me sad. She constantly falls and drops things. She fell today...
    Dragonslayer7 Dragonslayer7 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    Really. I believe I have OCD because every time I type in a few symptoms, I'm always bought to some OCD related website. I know that the internet isn't the best place to search...
    pronerdist pronerdist 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    "You have to have faith in everything. Even in the smallest simple things."
    sayangeiram sayangeiram 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I think out loud more than I really write on EP. :p I usually cringe a bit when I post something where I've just been thinking out loud. I'm not sure what convinces me that what I...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I feel like every year my SA gets a little bit worse than the previous year. Right now i feel like i have hit rock bottom. I can't start or maintain a conversation, I can make any...
    snowtwhite snowtwhite 22-25 2 Responses Nov 10

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    I do runing everyday.Each day i find it deficult to keep on runing till the end because i increase the distance between initial and end point in every upcoming day.When i ran for...
    Bhk213 Bhk213 18-21, M Nov 14

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    It really upsets me when people that are in relationships just give up so easily. They don't even try. I am 22 years old and have never had a girlfriend and haven't even ever...
    bambam45 bambam45 22-25, M 6 Responses Nov 9

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    I try to explain to people the stuff I do and they always say like "Oh my god I do the exact same" but they dont. I have to do everythin in groups of 4. 4 steps, 4 bites before...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 10

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     Its been about three months since my last seizure. I'm expecting another one soon. I normally have them about every three months now. There has only been one time where I...
    Alisaperne6446 Alisaperne6446 18-21, F Nov 12

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    If you have a friend everyone hates, dont make excuses for them, you cant shove flowers in an @ssh0le and call it a vase....
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 26

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    I had my heart broken. They didn't care. When I see my ex's. I be so rude you think they just broke up with me. You can call me childish. they broke my heart now I have break...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Nov 12

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    Another time that I could recall, would be at lunch. I happened to pick wearing woman's underwear that day, regular. I was by myself at lunch, minding my own business...when a...
    quietfighter quietfighter 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    So earlier tonight I went out with a friend to try and study for finals and as I was waiting for her to pick me up, I realized that I had forgotten to put on makeup. Yes, we were...
    Sweetgirl120 Sweetgirl120 18-21, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I'm not sure how much people will actually read this because it's going to be really long but basically I've struggled with depression my whole life . I'm not looking for attention...
    AlissaCupcakes AlissaCupcakes 16-17, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I'm not sure how much people will actually read this because it's going to be really long but basically I've struggled with depression my whole life . I'm not looking for attention...
    AlissaCupcakes AlissaCupcakes 16-17, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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