I Wish I Had More Courage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 189 People

    I Need

    to take more chances! I need to just say "f-it* and go for it..but i have a fear of lookin/sounding/acting stupid infront of others..so that makes the task not so easy!
    lostprophet lostprophet
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 24, 2010

    I Wish I Had The Courage To...

    Tell you that I love you, how it is that I feel about you. Being able to express myself completely, without the fear of inevitable rejection.
    CrystallizedDream CrystallizedDream
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Dec 22, 2011

    I need encouragement.

    I have to begin a lawsuit with the small claims cour. Some contractors took money from me, & never did the work. I'm just not a confrontational person. The spiritual me believes that I'll receive it back exponentially, but my brain says F that!!! Give me my money back, plus some...
    TheRightFitforLife TheRightFitforLife
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Feb 18

    Need It

    I want to build up more self-confidence in myself. I no longer want to feel isolated or incapable. I need to not be concerned with appearance and with what others think. I hate feeling lonely. I must be myself.
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    Aug 22, 2012

    Yea

    I wish i had courage... i has none at all. :(
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303
    18-21, F
    Feb 8, 2010

    "to Be A Hero, You Only Need To Be Brave For A Very Short Time."

    1982. Lake Macquarie. Australia I am running furiously towards the water. There's a woman in the water, flailing her arms, crying hysterically. It's J.D a woman who's dating a guy in our group.On the beach there are a group of onlookers. Guys. I am running. I am not thinking. It...
    penguinswon penguinswon
    51-55
    4 Responses Jul 26, 2010

    Don't You Know The Wizard's Going To Give You Some Courage?

    I'd be too scared to ask him for it....
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer
    18-21, F
    Sep 16, 2013
    pfandrade pfandrade
    46-50, M
    Mar 22, 2014

    No Courage Left

    I want/ need more courage to do what is right for my children. They don't need to finish growing up the way they are, watching their mother be emotionaly/physically/ and financially deprived. Last night made me realize I need to do something, when my son raised his fist at me...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 27, 2012

    Yeah I Do.. Well With One Specific Person At Least

    I just don't understand it: I get such a good feeling when I'm around him, not just being turned on although there is plenty of that going on. Seriously, it's worth the drive, believe me! What is it about this guy that I find it so hard to talk to him? I normally don't have that...
    wack1985 wack1985
    31-35, F
    Jun 28, 2010

    Maybe Some Day...

    Today I dreamed I had the courage to leave again. Things this good have never lasted with me, so why should it start now? What problems will I be faced with tomorrow when things tumble around me as they usually do, as soon as I give in to it and smile. Quit while you're ahead I...
    LeaveAndTakeMeWithYou LeaveAndTakeMeWithYou
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jan 29, 2008

    Afraid Of Change

    I wish I had more courage.  I fear change a great deal but I also don't want to stay "stuck".  I want the courage to ask that guy out, I want the courage to perhaps pack up and move, I want the courage to decide if I want to stay in bed all day on my day off or clean...
    saraj63 saraj63
    46-50, F
    Jan 18, 2010

    Well, today I need help.

    I am scared right now, as after school (in four hours) I am going to phone my crush (see my other questions, for details a bit), who lives 6 hrs away. I am going to ask him if he likes me and what happened the night he was told by my pesky little bro. I'm scared mostly because...
    emmaal emmaal
    13-15, F
    Jun 8, 2015

    The Price Of Cowardice

    Okay, everyone, it's time to laugh at the n00b (me)... Here's my story... I am 43 years old (in Feb), I still live with my mom... and nieces... and their dogs. Recently, I've been informed that my sister and her remaining boy is going to move out here... with sister's dog... 5...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Oct 3, 2013

    I Wanna Be A Big Dog

    Sometimes I feel like a shaking chihuahua facing the bulldog in this world. I want to overcome my timid side and at least fight like a Jack Russell if I can't be one of the big dogs.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Feb 19, 2011
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