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Have you ever experienced disappointment in life ?   

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Muneeb Zafar
@Muneeb.Zafar · Updated 21 Sep. 2020


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Avyanna Dream Site Admin
@admin · Posted 21 Sep. 2020

“Disappointment will come when your effort does not give you the expected return. If things don’t go as planned or if you face failure. Failure is extremely difficult to handle, but those that do come out stronger. What did this failure teach me? is the question you will need to ask. You will feel miserable. You will want to quit, like I wanted to when nine publishers rejected my first book. Some IITians kill themselves over low grades – how silly is that? But that is how much failure can hurt you. But it’s life. If challenges could always be overcome, they would cease to be a challenge. And remember – if you are failing at something, that means you are at your limit or potential. And that’s where you want to be. Disappointment’ s cousin is Frustration, the second storm. Have you ever been frustrated? It happens when things are stuck. This is especially relevant in India. From traffic jams to getting that job you deserve, sometimes things take so long that you don’t know if you chose the right goal. After books, I set the goal of writing for Bollywood, as I thought they needed writers. I am called extremely lucky, but it took me five years to get close to a release. Frustration saps excitement, and turns your initial energy into something negative, making you a bitter person. How did I deal with it? A realistic assessment of the time involved – movies take a long time to make even though they are watched quickly, seeking a certain enjoyment in the process rather than the end result – at least I was learning how to write scripts, having a side plan – I had my third book to write and even something as simple as pleasurable distractions in your life – friends, food, travel can help you overcome it. Remember, nothing is to be taken seriously. Frustration is a sign somewhere, you took it too seriously.” ― Chetan Bhagat

"Let's face it: None of us are ever going to the place in life where we have no more disappointments. We can't expect to be sheltered from every little thing. Disappointment is a fact of life-one that must be dealt with" Joyce Meyer

"There are some things in this world you rely on,like a sure bet. And when they let you down,shifting from where you have carefully placed them,it shakes your faith,right where you stand." Sarah Dessen.

The longer we live, the more disappointments we will experience. Learning how to deal with  them is very vital to living a happy and fulfilling life.


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Bomb . Carpe Diem...
@bomb · Updated 22 Sep. 2020

Disappointments are like my daily bread. Every day, something must just go the other direction. From failed deadlines to delayed compensation by clients. But recently, I have learnt how to overcome the frustration that comes from being disappointed. 

How? 

By just expecting the worst every day but hoping for the best. I just realized that when I have a moderate expectation (not expecting too much from people or events), I get less frustrated. 

Frustration is bound to come our way. We just need to find a way for handling them when they come. It just like the pandemic. The spread of the virus will never stop, we will just have to learn how to live with it. By washing hands, keeping distance and strictly following all the laid down measures. 


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Godwin Oladele I write content
@Writelord · Posted 21 Sep. 2020

I think dissapointments are the great test of life.

I also think that the most successful people in this world overcame disappointments. Let's look at these examples, shall we?

Stephen King had his first novel rejected 30 times. Any average person would have quit writing after being rejected 30 times. Not King; he persevered and fought for his art. Today, he is one of the most successful writers in the business.

Thomas Edison also experienced disappointment. He failed at creating the light bulb 1000 times; although other reports claim it exceeds 10,000. After succeeding on, perhaps his 10000th try, Thomas said to his doubters, "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.” 

No matter what you may be going through now, understand that it lasts only a second. The only thing that matters is the present moment; and even that is only a fleeting moment. Endure your disappointments when they come; cry if you have to. But move on from it, because disspaointments only occur to teach you a lesson.

 


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Debbie Katz Free Spirit
@debkatz78 · Posted 23 Sep. 2020

Disappointments are unavoidable in life, however, you can save yourself from a lot of them by not expecting so much of others. I learned that the hard way. I went according to the standards for family, friendships, partners according to how Hollywood painted them to be. I ended up being disappointed on a weekly basis and seldom was I actually happy. You can't expect someone who has already lied to you to tell you the truth all the time. You can't expect your friend who is always late to show up on time. You can't expect your family to suddenly change who there are because you have changed.

So yes, I have experienced a lot of disappointments in life. I still do experience them but I have experienced a lot less when I stopped expecting people to be, act, or treat me a certain way with clear evidence of the contrary.


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Ryan M 
@RyanM · Updated 24 Sep. 2020

Too many times to count unfortunately, but that's a part of life, a part of the learning experience. Maybe that product you've built up, wasn't very good. But that's okay, because you can always expand on your ideas and come up with new ones. 

I could have the greatest career out there, but I could still be disappointed about something. We all go through it, and we all feel it. But that's exactly it, a feeling. You can break that disappointment and show it who's boss by changing things in your life to better it. It's about how you get over it as best you can, because there's always another day. 


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Ryan B
@Pizzafan2020 · Posted 21 Sep. 2020

Yes for sure! I was disappointed to learn of family relatives passing away, that I didn't make the sports team when I tried out back in my High school days. Just remember everyone even though there's lots of disappointments in life there is also lots of good things happening too.


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Yuri R
@yurir · Posted 21 Sep. 2020

Life is all about ups and downs, so I've had plenty of disappointments in my life. Almost every stage of my life I have had some sort of disappointment.Not getting what I wanted as a kid, Bad grades as a teenager, not getting the job offer as an adult, bad news on a daily basis from family and friends. But I guess that's just part of life!


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