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I Want to Stop Being So Afraid of Failure

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 193 People

    I Wanna Stop

    I wanna stop,Fear of failure,Holdin' up my life,Too scared,To take a chance,Need to change,Start livin' again!
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 1 Response Jun 29, 2012

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    "Tear Drops and Rain"

                  Last night I had a dream it was about u I smiled and recalled the memories we had that how could an Angel break my heart? Why didn’t he catch my falling star? I wish I didn’t wish so hard...
    pinkymoon pinkymoon 18-21, F Sep 3, 2007

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    I Am Afraid...

    I am not well and yet I'm not terminally ill.  It angers me and scares me at the same time.  I want to go back to work, but I'm afraid that my being sick will pose too many problems.  On top of that, I'm afraid that people will ask me what's wrong.  I would...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 46-50, F 10 Responses Jul 25, 2007

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    I'm Ready To Change

    I've always been so afraid of failing that I never really tried.I want to change that! Show me one person who has succeeded at everything the first time they tried it. If you don't fail, you don't learn the best way to do something. Why am I so afraid of failing? It's human!!I...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 25, 2012

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    Its High Time...

    Its irrational that i am so afraid of failure! I'm dissatisfied in life, i know this and i feel this. I yearn for more for... something!! And yet i don't take the necessary risks, but its high time i did!!!! After all I can think of more reasons to take the risks than not to...
    cloudlessworld cloudlessworld 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 17, 2010

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    Failure should only be feared if you haven't the strength to start over again but regardless there you are and the true value of a person is who they are being compared to !
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    not really....i couldnt. its too much a part of me. i just wish the dreams didnt hurt so bad when i snap back to the real world
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    I would keep loving her, even if she stopped doing that towards me, even if she stopped being with me, since her love would be a part of me as any of my physical organs but rather...
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    tamsin100 tamsin100 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    bmorev bmorev 22-25, F Jul 23

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    I've failed so many times in life, I fear that another failure will be my last chance of some level of contentment.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I just want to live my life without having to revolve every decision that I make around a job. I want to travel when I feel like it. I want to work whenever and wherever I want to...
    CDoza CDoza 26-30, M Jul 21

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    I just want to live my life without having to revolve every decision that I make around a job. I want to travel when I feel like it. I want to work whenever and wherever I want to...
    CDoza CDoza 26-30, M Jul 21

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    I just want to live my life without having to revolve every decision that I make around a job. I want to travel when I feel like it. I want to work whenever and wherever I want to...
    CDoza CDoza 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I just want to live my life without having to revolve every decision that I make around a job. I want to travel when I feel like it. I want to work whenever and wherever I want to...
    CDoza CDoza 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm 29 and never had a girlfriend or approached a girl because I'm an ugly poor asian guy. I'm a complete failure who shouldn't exist in this world
    monotonouso monotonouso 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 20

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