I have failed.
Does it give you comfort to say you have failed?
Comfort? It’s a recognition of fact.
So why do you say it as if it’s an excuse? Do you feel that recognising failure means that you don’t have to keep trying?
I don’t know. I suppose I don’t have to keep trying to never fail now, I can look at myself admitting the truth.
Did you really ever think you would never fail?
Yes, I suppose I did.
Well then, it’s a good thing that you’ve out grown that illusion. Past failures do not let you off the hook. Your mission was always impossible, your strength to achieve it too small. This is not important. Get up and keep going.