Procrastinators Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from chronic procrastination.

Hi, I'm endlesstides, and I'm new

Hello, I just wanted to greet everyone and say a few things about myself. I'm twenty, in my final semester for my Associate's degree, have been procrastinating my entire life, and might end up failing this semester. FrownI can't fail. My parents are paying for my tuition and are counting on my graduation. They're not pressuring me, but I'd feel awful if I wasted their money...

So, how do I start kicking this habit?

(welcome Endlesstides)

Welcome. We do not give advice here, but I found, for me, since I came from a very dysfunctional family and I was in the same situation, . Maybe paying back your parents if you fail (even if it is just in your head) may help take the focus off pleasing your parents and on getting your degree for yourself.

What do you mean by them "counting on my graduation. They're not pressuring me" If I felt someone was counting on me for something/anything , I would feel pressured if I was not coming through for them or procrastinating.

What is so different from this semister, if you got this far? Please do not feel I am asking you for answers to these questions, Just some thoughts you may want to ask yourself. Sometimes, we get so wrapped up in our crazy thinking, we may miss the obvious. You are so close to the end and it may just take some thought adjsutments.


Ditto as to what Jo said.

You've come to the right place, I also find the "chatbox" on the left hand side under "recent content" & above "articles" very helpful. Click in there & we all just keep checking in all day....sorry not explaining more..please check it out, I think it would help immensely with school work & has helped me so much..

Also, you are not alone anymore...we all have this problem, please stay, read and keep sharing!!

♥"Together we could do, what we could not do alone.♥

Welcome Endless

Read thru the articles that Pro has posted, and start checking in on the daily thread!

Welcome aboard


Every time you get up and get back in the race, one more little piece of you starts to fall into place - (from "Stand" by Rascal Flatts)