I Let Myself Down Sometimes

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    Did It Again Today

    i let myself down today. i am really struggling in college. particularly in this one class. i have this thing where i only go down hall ways i already have been down when there are no people around. and i don't like to take a different rout to get to one class to another. well we...
    childcalledit childcalledit
    26-30, T
    2 Responses Sep 10, 2010

    Unrealistic Expectations

    I have unrealistic expectations of myself. I strive to be perfect and disappoint myself when I'm not (which is all the time). I accept the faults of others but worry they won't accept mine. I realize I expect more from myself than anyone else expects from me and I am working to...
    butterflygirl09 butterflygirl09
    26-30, F
    9 Responses Sep 22, 2009

    Dissapoitment Is My Life

    my whole life is just one disappointment after another. every one knows life is nt fair, but couldn't it at least be able to put everyone on this score board of succes? i used to set rediculous goals like 100's on my math tests and grades. i am learning to set realistic goals...
    childcalledit childcalledit
    26-30, T
    2 Responses Nov 15, 2009

    And Others At Times.

    but i have been told by many that it is because i expect to much from myself.it may be true.i do push myself way to hard.the doctors keep saying you just can`t do these things anymore.i hate hearing that.i am not that old.but i end up in pain from it.i try to do things aand end...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    1 Response Apr 4, 2009

    Small But Bothers Me

    I have this dreadful habit of biting the inside of my mouth. So hard I tear chunks... and can feel all of it, every bit of the pain. why can't i stop? :..(
    astounded1088 astounded1088
    31-35, M
    Nov 5, 2011

    I Am Human I Guess

    I think that every time I have ever let myself down, rather than let it impact me negatively in the long term, I chose to turn it around and learn from those mistakes best I can and not repeat them.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 3, 2011

    Am I Really A Bastard?

    Today, my friend introduce me to this girl. she needed money urgently, and since she was my friend's friend, i was willing to help. besides, my friend says she is looking for a partner so i thought 'why not', i mean, since i am looking for one as well. i know i sound desperate...
    theguythatgotplayed theguythatgotplayed
    Jun 12, 2012


    I don't let myself down with unattainable goals or unrealistic expectations.It is what it is. I only feel I've let myself down if I become indifferent or fail to take an extra step out of laziness.Honestly,I'm not going to hate myself because I failed to get my homework in or...
    AmayaEkio AmayaEkio
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 22, 2009


    Life has its ups and downs; still, I tend to focus on downs. There are good things and people in my life and I have personally accomplished quite a bit. There are things that are missing and I long to have but seem to miss or feel unable to achieve. Perhaps this is not true, but...
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    Jul 11, 2012
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