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I Have Failed At Everything I Have Ever Tried to Do

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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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    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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    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    This is one of those gotta go got $hit to do. Be back later.
    butterflybitch butterflybitch 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
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