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I Am Never Enough

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    Never Have Been Don't Suppose I Ever Will Be - i was never enuf at any time in my life.  and that doesn't look like it's gonna change any time soon.  as a mother, i feel...
    trixi trixi 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 12, 2008

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    To You - I am never enough. The best thing I can do is just move on because I can never make you change your mind. 
    reset reset 18-21, F Jan 20, 2011

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    Whatever I Do - Whatever I do, my sister does it better. also, whatever I do there is always something I didn't do or could have done better. it never fails.
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal 18-21, F Feb 19, 2008

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    Depending On Who You Talk To. - The acceptence that I'm never going to be enough in the eyes of my family, is actually freeing, in a way. I am more than enough, in my eyes, and...
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 31, 2008

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    Never Enough - It feels like I am never a good enough mother,daughter or sister. Sometimes I just want to shut myself away and tell everyone to go away. I am slowly losing it...
    bufy1981 bufy1981 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2009

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    And I Think That I'll Never Be - my family thinks im second rate.  somehow i wanted to be the best in their eyes. my friends left me. i just wanted us to be friends for as...
    MeoNLyBeTtEr MeoNLyBeTtEr 21-25, F Feb 12, 2008

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    For Myself - It's funny how no matter what I do, no matter how much I do, I'm never enough for myself.  How does a person's self esteem get that low?  Growing up, my...
    goddessone goddessone 41-45, F 9 Responses Mar 19, 2008

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    It's So Old - i can't do it all. i think my husband married the wrong person. i don't know why my kids think i have an unlimited supply of...physical energy, mental energy, answers...
    bowieblue99 bowieblue99 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2008

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    I'm tired of feeling alone. and never good enough. I try so hard and it's never enough. I want to give up and throw everything away
    haleymarie11598 haleymarie11598 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I am never enough. I don't understand why not or if I'll ever be
    kristinaloo kristinaloo 18-21, F Apr 2

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    Same here. Never enough for me. I have a high sex drive.
    Neveknow Neveknow 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Never. I never am. Whether it's being a good enough sibling, son, student, friend, or anything. I'm never good enough. No matter how hard I try I fail. Everyone else is better...
    seasalticecream seasalticecream 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    No matter what I do or how hard I try I fail. I fail everyone in my life. I don't know why people stay in my life when they think so little of me. If I'm not good enough move on...
    sharyl1025 sharyl1025 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Do you ever feel like everything you do isn't sufficient? Like you will never be perfect, or even close to it. You will never make someone happy at all times, never be pretty...
    enbarlev enbarlev 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Never good enough For myself I honestly try so hard And kick myself back down I can't impress myself Too much imperfection in my way Too many scars and pain All these memories...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    My mother literally just told me how much I suck at everything. She told me how ugly I am. She told me how dumb I am. She told me how unathletic I am. She told me how much of a...
    hayhayitskatayy hayhayitskatayy 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm not good enough I'll just never understand why I'm not good enough, I try my hardest at everything but it's never good enough.
    charlie4edwards charlie4edwards 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I started smoking late 2013, with my friend for no particular reason. Occasionally after school, we'd chill, buy a cigarette each, and go smoke behind the store we'd buy them from...
    funkybones funkybones 16-17, F Apr 1

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    Guys, Let's make it easier for you to understand. Girls are crazy, and they have this high and low state of mind. I'm just stating what I believe is a bit obvious when it comes to...
    wherethehealingbegins wherethehealingbegins 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Sometimes I feel like I'm not good enough, even when I'm trying my best. Today I finished my 5th term of college and my over all grade came out to a B (mostly cause I forgot to...
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21, F Mar 26

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    So I guess this is it... This is where it ends.. I wish.. I deeply wish I could've been there when you needed someone. I wanted to so bad, you never even knew. And now I guess.. I...
    hazellmo0n hazellmo0n 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    im scared to talk to boys because im afraid i won't be good enough or im not pretty enough 😔 what's wrong with me, my sister was never like that in high school.. in fact she was...
    addictedtoashx3 addictedtoashx3 16-17, F Apr 3

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    7 Things to Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough “We can’t hate ourselves into a version of ourselves we can love.” ~Lori Deschene Sometimes I am really...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Apr 3

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    No matter how hard I try I'm never good enough for anyone. It honestly hurts to know that no matter what that's what I'll never be. It truly hurts to know when people in my family...
    trinj trinj 16-17, F Mar 20

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    Every one always tells me "nobody is perfect" well that's a lie. I have crushes on boys that I will never have because I am not that pretty blonde girl with blue eyes a clean face...
    Inlovewithtecher Inlovewithtecher 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Just one time in my life, I wish I was good enough. I wish I was skinny enough. I wish I was pretty enough. I wish I was kinky enough. I wish I was sexy enough. I wish I was...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Never good enough!! No good!! A failure!! A down and out!! Good for nothing!!! My childhood memories!!:(
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I'm a junior in High School. I go to prestigious all boys private prep in a big US city and I'm surrounded by people who say they love and support me but I don't feel it. I'm of...
    tvantes1 tvantes1 16-17, M Mar 23

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    I know I'm not good enough.... My dad does a great job of reminding me everyday:)
    ShatteredWingz ShatteredWingz 13-15, F Mar 25

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    I'm starting to think I will not find someone that wants just me. I am not enough
    dixiecrystal1 dixiecrystal1 18-21, F Apr 3

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    I feel like I'm just stupid. I make mistakes and people don't want to be my friend. I feel like I'm just doing things wrong in life and I'll never get anywhere because I'm not good...
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 8

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    I will never be good enough . Not matter what I do. I hate myself for it
    ithzelhernandez ithzelhernandez 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I dread waking up every morning. The best I can hope for when I step out of bed is a "same ****, different day" kinda day, & that's hard enough to deal with. But then along come...
    Looneytoons Looneytoons 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have had enough of my unhappy marriage, it's time to get out and enjoy my life again!!! Life is short, you never know when will be your last day.
    Dixiechic66 Dixiechic66 46-50, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    It could never be enough! you have only one life and im living it to the max ;)
    cindy97 cindy97 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    If being myself isn't enough then what is?!?! I'm not gonna act fake just to get somebody to like me, I don't need a lot of friends, I could care less if someone doesn't like me. I...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hate that this is a topic. Nobody should ever have to feel like this. And I know it's easy to just say, "oh well you're good enough don't worry," but it's another thing to...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    You said I was the most important person in your life. You said you loved me. You said you didn't know what you would do without me. You said when I came into your life, you became...
    MysticalBlade MysticalBlade 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I am fed up of the accusations.  Of it being made out that I played a game and led you on.  I did so much for you and should be bloody grateful rather than acting like a baby...
    mangomonkey mangomonkey 26-30, F Mar 24

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    Growing up my biologically was apart of my life. I would spend weekends with him and we would do things together that I don't really remember cause I was such a little girl. From...
    wishfulhopeful wishfulhopeful 18-21, F Mar 25

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    In the end, people never wind up truly liking me. And I'm always wondering what it is that I am doing wrong, so I can change my social future. But no one ever has the balls to tell...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Think I have found it But really All I've found Is elements of it Like a puzzle With no end. You should be happy Gloriously fricken happy. What is wrong with you. You have a...
    Bonnienz Bonnienz 31-35, F a week ago

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    I've always struggled with this. I always feel like I'm not a good enough friend, not a good enough spouse, not a good sister, not a good enough student, not a good enough person...
    MadameMM MadameMM 26-30, F 11 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm a guy . I'm my life I've been called so many variations of attractive . Girls have told me id be a good boyfriend. I'm well balanced , I'm always thinking of others.It's like I...
    noahjoah123 noahjoah123 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Bare with me, its going on 1am in the morning. I'm sitting here in the living room, dark and crying my eyes out. I just need to write this out, because if I don't, I have a feeling...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I actualy cry in corespondenses here .I know "thats good & nothing wrong with that "& all the other things people say here ,but I do have still a bit of a uncomfortable feelng of...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Why can't I just forget every sweet thing an ex said? "I can't imagine my life without you. You're the best blah blah blah...." I didn't change, but why did you? Why did you...
    aguythatknows aguythatknows 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    Well.. today makes 17 years ive been on the planet... I spent it in my bed crying just like last year.. I just want to get away!!!! I can never find Someone who makes me happy.. I...
    susiehomemakur susiehomemakur 26-30 Mar 27

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    Sometimes I feel like I'm never satisfied with myself or I'm not good enough.
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Apr 3

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    I remember people from my family, when I was little, they hugged each other. I probably was hugged as a baby, but I don't remember it. I have pretty good and clear memories since I...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F Apr 6

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    I like this guy, and he is 6"3 black and Italian totally gorgeous he has an amazing body and he is funny cool and I'm so comfortable around him !!!! But he is Wayyyy out of my...
    Mysteriousstranger93 Mysteriousstranger93 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7