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I Don't Feel Good Enough Sometimes

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    I Dont Feel Accepted

    I am about to be a junior in high school. I'm not popular but I'm not really a nerd either. I kinda just don't belong with anybody. I used to hang with the rebels cause I like their style, but I didn't like the things they did. And eventually they didn't like me either. I'm not...
    Darkontheinside Darkontheinside 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2009

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    I'm Always Down Playing Everything I Do

    I never seek praise for work I have done, even when I know I probably deserve some praise for it. I always feel like I am not deserving of compliments and feel as if people are not complimenting me as much as they are showing pity.
    smflinchbaugh smflinchbaugh 16-17, F 3 Responses May 22, 2009

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    I Don't Think I Ever Have

    I don't think I ever have felt good enough. Today I definatly don't feel good enough. I have a man who makes me feel insecure through no fault of his own. Infact perhaps calling him mine is an overstatement.I don't know. He's a closed book. 2 ppl have implied they don't...
    fresheyes fresheyes 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2009

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    Have you ever worked on something

    so hard and didn't get it? People say " Try you're best and you'll be good enough" but that doesn't apply to me. My best isn't good enough. No matter how hard I try and try I never get past square one. It's like you're just meant to be in that same place to never get better and...
    beatriz117 beatriz117 13-15, F Jul 31, 2014

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    Waste Of Paint

    "Thank you, please but your flattery is truly not becoming me. Your eyes are poor, you are blind. You see, no beauty could have come from me. I am a waste of breath, of space, of time."- Waste of Paint, Bright Eyes
    JustAGirl101 JustAGirl101 16-17 2 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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    A Lot of the Time

    not feeling good enough is an insercurity ive always had. i believe i know where it comes from and hate that i let it affect me in such a way. i have always felt like i have no good qualitites, that my presence just annoys people. in the few relationships ive had i dont feel good...
    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman 22-25, F 6 Responses May 21, 2009

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    i dont feel good enough..
    melaz melaz 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 9, 2009

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    All the Time

    I always feel like if I didn't have scars on my body that a lot of people will look at me and talk to me more.
    musared musared 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2009

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    Will I Ever Be Enough?

    "It's all your fault" "It was a mistake" "It should never have happened" "You don't have what I need.." "Why are you so dumb?" "It's ok, not everyone can do it" "You never get it" "You always mess up" And the list goes on and on and on... Just some of the quotes that I've been...
    ChristaBelle0609 ChristaBelle0609 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 9, 2011

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    I Am Broken.....But Worth Fixing

    I am not really sure if I am the only one who feels like this or if this is something must struggle with, but I feel completely all alone and simply just not good enough. Maybe because I am a child awarded to state at age 15 and because of that issue of abandonment I will always...
    brokenangel72 brokenangel72 41-45, F Oct 20, 2013

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    All The Time....

    I run my own small daycare and often think that someone else would do a better job. I am super qualified and have a lot of years experience but on days like today when they are misbehaving or crying a lot and someone else comes in and settles them instantly, it does make me feel...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2011

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    Sometimes I feel like joke to people.

    I feel like to the boy that I admire, I'm someone he jokes about with his friends and I'm so paranoid that his friends are observing my every move all the time. I feel like people lie about liking me to protect my feelings and I feel as if I don't really belong anywhere right...
    whitecrayons whitecrayons 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2013

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    Sometimes Realism Hits

      There are days when I don't feel that I am good enough, days when I feel that I have let down everyone in my life who thought that I was going to be someone and go places. These days are dark in every sense of the word for they are the days when I know that I don't...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 8, 2010

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    New Vs Old

    Growing up I was always considered to be a little weird. I didn't really know who I was, lived in an imaginary world and didn't have many friends. I had many walls to the world and was really quiet and almost never showed people who I really was. I also had a co ordination...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 22, 2009

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    Generations Of Isolation

    I've always felt like a misfit. I don't feel connected. Now I see this in my child and I blame myself.
    krlmck krlmck 46-50 1 Response Apr 19, 2013

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    Somebody Will Do It Better

    Im a graphic designer. But when I say it I dont feel it. When Im looking for a job and I find something I like I think Somebody can do it better and i keep on looking or just find the little part in the job that I can say: I dont know how to do that. If somebody ask me to do...
    MyRockishMe MyRockishMe 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 29, 2012

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    Will I Ever Feel Good Enough???

    I'm sure some of the stuff I feel comes from my past. But it is a real reality I am being faced with each day.. And I really just don't know how to get a "grip" on it, and learn HOW to be different. I never feel good enough. EVER. And it is even hard for me to admit that, because...
    BeautifullyBroken1986 BeautifullyBroken1986 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2012

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    Sometimes

    I know I still have a lot of growing up to do, because sometimes I feel like I'm just not good enough for the world. This feeling comes and goes. I think the last time I was really facing it harshly was in March and April. Everything that mattered to me was slowly...
    flyawayhome flyawayhome 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2009

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    i feel childish. i should be moved out. fully accepted things about myself. I may as well still be an infant. actionwise I am still...useless
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    I Have Had Those Days I have had those days, that where, I would pretty much cry all day, and not feel any better, no many how many tears fell, or how many times, I had to wipe my...
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    I don't know if anyone else has this issue. My boyfriend constantly plays video games, it's progressed over the years. I like to play once in awhile, but I really don't like them...
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    I've spent the last 17 yrs with him and the last 7 have been sexless. I quit bringing it up about 4 yrs ago but I have so many resentments and built up anger that now I don't even...
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    There are times when I feel like I'm on pause. Im just in a different mindset than I am when I'm totally and completely relaxed. That's when I'm myself. I feel more creative and...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I haven't for a long while now. Tactile Sensitivity/Defensiveness is not pleasant and I would not wish it upon anyone, it drives wedges between people and puts so much guilt upon...
    Kattastrophe Kattastrophe 18-21, F a week ago

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    Married for 5 years. Together for 7 years. We have two children (4 and 7). The seven year old is from my previous marriage. That previous marriage was abusive and he cheated on...
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    Ok so I've been with this guy for 8 months now and I recently brought up that there's no depth to our relationship, It happened to be that time of the month and he asked "are u...
    AnnieLouisez AnnieLouisez 26-30, F 9 Responses Jun 28

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    I got rid of my emotional affair for a man that I started to date. I thought he was emotionally available because he was single. Single does not equal emotionally available! I...
    2ndinline 2ndinline 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I just don't know what to do anymore we where happy but I never see her anymore and we hardly talk witch Is crazy becuse she used to text me every five seconds and I was ok with it...
    paulsmith345 paulsmith345 16-17, M Jun 27

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    I hate goodbyes, especially when someone is waiting by the car, expecting you wave you off and it won't start and you sit there, judder judder, with smelly blue smoke, coming out...
    Richard161 Richard161 46-50, M Jun 26

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    Of course I don't, who does? And then I tried something, I said goodbye in the right way. I did not alienate them, I was not mean to them. I simply expressed my gratitude to them...
    missmalky missmalky 18-21, T 2 Responses Jun 26

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    My best friend and I can't be friends anymore.Neither one of us wanted to end the friendship but to unforeseen circumstances we are not allowed to see each other for two years I...
    diane782007 diane782007 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I'm in a relationship with a married man who is been in a divorce process for 5years. I don't love him anymore, I'm pretending and tired of pretending. So much has happened, and I...
    Phepheng Phepheng 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    A lonley beach...I.....walk a-lone by the sea...... Thinking of you...of.... U and.....of me Whats one sweet kiss...one.. Tiny ...little ....touch Dont these sad eyes.....tell U...
    Infectual Infectual 31-35, M Jun 26

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    So last night he got mad at me because I interrupted him while he was playing a game on his phone. we were supposed to watch a movie but I waited for 40 minutes for him to finish...
    fosterpaste fosterpaste 18-21, F 23 Responses Jun 22

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    In every love story, there will always be a Romeo and a Juliet. Happily Ever Afters. Battles. And fighting for a loved one. It's been written in book for years, decades...
    shhstayquiet shhstayquiet 16-17, F Jun 19

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    He has lost interest in me, I'm sure of that. no texts, no meeting offers, no affection. going out for a few drinks with the guys he works with is more important than meeting me...
    fosterpaste fosterpaste 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 19

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    And I accidentally add and/or remove people from my circle. In fact I am always randomly clicking stuff. Ugggghhhh!
    caressingtears caressingtears 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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