"For years, I lived with this thought of feeling like a failure.
"And so, I finally got to a place and realized that things happen in life for a reason – good and bad – and I learned that the things that happened for me that were bad in my eyes, actually were the things that God was using to build me to be the woman that he really wanted me to be."See more from Dr.
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"Immediately when I got here, I just got hit with rejection after rejection.
I was always almost there but not good enough," she says.
"As much success as he had on the show, I really was happy for him, but I was getting more and more angry and more and more resentful because I was not fulfilling my own dreams.