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Should I Feel Guilty?

Post by Tyoka » Sun Sep 14, 2003 11:01 pm

I dropped out of school at the beginning of this year(not schoolyear, this year all together) because I was suidical due to social anxiety. The principal said I was more than smart enough to pass the GED, which I don't know where he got that from considering I was lazy in school. Infact, the last 3 years I had in school I never did more than maybe 20 assignments in English, just because I hated it so much. But Despite how lazy I was, he thought I was smart enough. Maybe I am, who knows, I haven't gotten a chance to take it yet. But he let me leave school if I took the GED test or course this fall(now). I'm going to naturally. But that's not the problem



I think if I had stayed in school I'd have abunch of scares on my wrists and throats from attempted suicide, but nonetheless I feel really guilty about leaving school. It's just one more thing I've failed to do in life. My mom says if I pass the GED I'll be ok, I'll be able to get a job and all that stuff. She says she dropped out of school(twice, once in high school and once after I was born becuas her new husband wanted her to), but she's doing fine. She works for the government, which I don't think is "fine", I'd hate working for the government, but she makes a decent amount of money for it.



I also miss school in generally, my friends, the pressures of society(believe it or not), having something to DO all farken day(which I will soon, but for now I'm bored). All of that. I miss it. I don't miss(er rather, WANT) the millions of mockery I get from my friend's friends. It makes me alittle mad that they don't even know that I have problems.



but anyways, back to my question. Which I'm not sure if I phrased it right, but Should I feel guilty about leaving school?
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to deny my wisdom for anger

to break the scream of the silent fool

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Re: Should I Feel Guilty?

Post by Kiyotie » Mon Sep 15, 2003 11:04 am

Well, what grade were you in? I think if you honestly think you made the right decision and are responsible enough to get yourself a great job and make your life great, then you can do whatever the hell you want to with school :) If I were you I wouldn't have dropped out until maybe junior year...
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Re: Should I Feel Guilty?

Post by Tyoka » Mon Sep 15, 2003 4:58 pm

i dropped out in my sophmore year





i really wish you people would POST if you're going to vote.
In this bloody dawn

I will wash my soul

to call the spirit of vengence

to deny my wisdom for anger

to break the scream of the silent fool

and to be knightrider of doom



The Tetsusaiga's tranformation effectively changes it from a Katana to a Falchion.

This changes its damage to 7-15 and increases its range by 10.

If you understood any of that, you have problems.

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Re: Should I Feel Guilty?

Post by princesspoetry » Mon Sep 15, 2003 6:00 pm

i think its completely your decision if you want to drop out. i mean, its obvious that you thought about it, and you had a legitimate reason for leaving. its not like you just decided you didnt want to work anymore. if you really feel that you're healthier out of school, then i'd suggest staying out until you feel ready. plenty of successful people have dropped out, but you just cant give up. dropping out of school is not the end of the world, and it seems that you're intelligent, so i'm sure you'll be fine.
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Re: Should I Feel Guilty?

Post by SirPostAlot » Tue Sep 16, 2003 3:49 pm

I think that you "should" (i can't tell you wat to think or feel) feel guilty. You will never know what you would exceed in life since you droped out. Mabey you are smart if you would just excell your self to what you were doing. Like i said that it is your decision of you are guilty or not, but if it were me and i droped out, i would be very guilty...well more ashamed then guilty becuause i would never know if i would ever be someone like a lawyer, or a doctor or someone. It was your decision that you made and you had the reasons to do so. I gave you my opinion, please don't take it offensivly, but thats how i feel.





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Re: Should I Feel Guilty?

Post by Tyoka » Wed Sep 17, 2003 11:12 am

Originally posted by ~*~AiM_uSeR~*~@Sep 16 2003, 07:49 PM

I think that you "should" (i can't tell you wat to think or feel) feel guilty. You will never know what you would exceed in life since you droped out. Mabey you are smart if you would just excell your self to what you were doing. Like i said that it is your decision of you are guilty or not, but if it were me and i droped out, i would be very guilty...well more ashamed then guilty becuause i would never know if i would ever be someone like a lawyer, or a doctor or someone. It was your decision that you made and you had the reasons to do so. I gave you my opinion, please don't take it offensivly, but thats how i feel.





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i don't take it offensivly, that's pretty much how i'm feeling right now.
In this bloody dawn

I will wash my soul

to call the spirit of vengence

to deny my wisdom for anger

to break the scream of the silent fool

and to be knightrider of doom



The Tetsusaiga's tranformation effectively changes it from a Katana to a Falchion.

This changes its damage to 7-15 and increases its range by 10.

If you understood any of that, you have problems.

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Re: Should I Feel Guilty?

Post by Sky » Wed Sep 17, 2003 2:58 pm

Well first of all in my post I am Not casting ANY judgement on you... But I think that you should have stayed in school ... But if it affected your emotional health I guess so... But it helps suicidal people just to live normal lives. But I dont really see any reason why you should feel guilty or lazy. JUst dont give up! :)
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Re: Should I Feel Guilty?

Post by She » Wed Sep 17, 2003 6:08 pm

For the sake of devil's advocate I'll argue the "no" point:



No, I don't think so. The school systems in the U.S. are NOT for everyone. Not everyone learns well that way. Not everyone can excel at the type of school system set up here and not everyone's life plan should be "Go to school until eighteen, working part time for spending money. Then go to a four-year college, get a degree, and get a job somewhere nice and live in a nice neighborhood, get married and have three kids and live happily ever after raising a family in suburbia." I mean, honestly, that's what school prepares us for but that's not what's best for everyone. People expect you to have finished school but that's not necessarily what you individually should do. Some people are disgustingly rich and they never even finished high school. Some people are disgustingly content with life and they still can't read a page out of a book. There's other things you can do with your life, and if you feel that you'd rather live life some other way, while a lot of people will say "you disgusting cretin, have you no backbone?" it's really your own choice.



See what I'm saying?



AIM said now you'll never know your true potential. But what if his potential doesn't lie in formal schooling? How do you know, AIM, that you didn't miss your life's potential when you made the decision to stay in school until senior year?



Then again, I've never been one for quitting. I don't know. Maybe you could get into college early? The social scene is entirely different there and you'll still be able to learn. It's all just decisions.
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Re: Should I Feel Guilty?

Post by Tyoka » Thu Sep 18, 2003 6:49 am

I am going to go to a technical college once I get my GED. my dad thinks I should take an art class, but I only draw for a pass time. I kinda want to be a reporter. It seems like such a free job. I mean for a magazine too, not like TV news.



I suppose I'll be fine if I get a job like that. That's the only kind job I think I could enjoy though other than maybe cooking or computer stuff. so I guess i'll be ok.
In this bloody dawn

I will wash my soul

to call the spirit of vengence

to deny my wisdom for anger

to break the scream of the silent fool

and to be knightrider of doom



The Tetsusaiga's tranformation effectively changes it from a Katana to a Falchion.

This changes its damage to 7-15 and increases its range by 10.

If you understood any of that, you have problems.

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Re: Should I Feel Guilty?

Post by my86firebird » Thu Sep 18, 2003 4:13 pm

hell no! i dropped out of school after 10th grade. i got my GED the year after if i would of stayed in school i would of ended up getting kicked out cuz everyone liked to mess with me and if i would of stayed in school i wouldn''t of been able to start working full time and have the car that is in my sig :-D
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Re: Should I Feel Guilty?

Post by archers_angel » Thu Sep 18, 2003 6:58 pm

Generally, you sound happier now that you've dropped out right? You're less suicidal, and less likely to harm yourself. Therefore, its a GOOD thing you dropped out. Your principal is obviously aware how smart you are, therfore you are likely to succeed in many things, just keep on trying different opportunities until you find one you're happy with. School isnt for everyone, be happy with your decision, and dont feel guilty.

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Re: Should I Feel Guilty?

Post by silvertears » Thu Sep 18, 2003 7:44 pm

Well, I wouldnt have quit school but if your happier this way then I dont think u should feel guilty.. But if you do... cant you go back?? :blink:
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Re: Should I Feel Guilty?

Post by Tyoka » Fri Sep 19, 2003 4:55 am

no i can't go back. I'd be 17 as a sophmore, they would kill me. I'm gonna get my GED before I'd have a chance to graduate anyways.
In this bloody dawn

I will wash my soul

to call the spirit of vengence

to deny my wisdom for anger

to break the scream of the silent fool

and to be knightrider of doom



The Tetsusaiga's tranformation effectively changes it from a Katana to a Falchion.

This changes its damage to 7-15 and increases its range by 10.

If you understood any of that, you have problems.

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Re: Should I Feel Guilty?

Post by rosiegirl06 » Thu Sep 25, 2003 3:42 pm

I don't think you should feel guilty. Sure, it would have been good for you to graduate, but as long as you get your GED, you still have plenty of opportunities and choices of what to do with the rest of your life. Don't dwell on what you could have done, just concentrate on your future. Good luck!
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Re: Should I Feel Guilty?

Post by faith » Sat Sep 27, 2003 8:45 pm

well im not gonna tell u how u should feelbut if i dropped out yes i would feel guilty. but for oyu maybe its hinestly better that u dropped out. like maybe u were getting into to much trouble u know?
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Re: Should I Feel Guilty?

Post by DarkDespair » Sun Sep 28, 2003 8:33 pm

I don't think you should feel guilty either. At least you are planning on getting your GED. That way, you will have a better chance at getting a decent paying job later on.
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