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I Don't Feel Good Enough Sometimes

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 have a spouse going on 13 years. I've been with her since August of 2001. it has never been the best relationships but I've stuck around because of our kids. after all of those...
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    I just don't feel as excited as i did when i used to be so damn happy to wake up early, have a coffee and go and wait for the school bus. But my school has way too many rules now...
    raraggl raraggl 13-15, F Jan 18

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    I am so mad at my bf sometimes, I want to make a scene and scream and offend him using bad words, break stuff only because I don't feel his love! Who has experienced the same? How...
    AllyBad AllyBad 22-25, F Jan 16

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    So I asked him, "Are you leaving, for good?" then he told me, "Yes, I wish you a good life." From that moment I lost a friend and a listener. I stared at him, I felt there is...
    msj02 msj02 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    I hate saying Good bye because every time I do I remember the time when we had to leave our hometown to come live with my father here in Houston, that day was the day I said my...
    Marlenyfl83 Marlenyfl83 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate goodbyes. I hate them so much that I try to avoid them altogether. If I leave someone's house I don't say goodbye I just leave. My family is so used to me doing so that they...
    upupandaway24 upupandaway24 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I don't like 'Goodbye' but I can't wait to move to move to Tenessee and begin a new chapter in my life! I'm going to miss my friends and family in Virginia though.
    Animefan92 Animefan92 22-25, F Jan 2

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    I work full time and make enough money to take care of myself...my significant other works construction and is usually off work in the winter and can't afford to take care of...
    heavenlygrace heavenlygrace 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 4

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    we're in the same city but he just make time for me once every three weeks. everyday he always contact me by chat. no sound. i'm just his virtual girl maybe. he said he has not...
    kathv kathv 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It makes for A LOT of awkward conversations with people who think I want to be a part of some group that I DON'T want to be a part of. Sometimes, I'm unaware of it until someone...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Goodbyes are so weird. I never like saying goodbye. It's just so final. I'm pretty sure the only times that I have ever said the actual word "goodbye" have been when I really did...
    ainsley022 ainsley022 22-25, F Dec 31, 2014

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    I don't really like saying goodbye , considering goodbye basically means forever . if I talk to you , I don't want it to be a temporary thing . so instead of goodbye , say "talk to...
    imeaniguess000 imeaniguess000 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    It's often said that being just like everyone else isn't good, and being original or different is better. Whoever said that must have been like others because being so different is...
    ifhsb ifhsb 41-45, M Jan 4

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    A very good friend of mine has left EP. He said his goodbyes, deleted his account and just like that he was gone. He is someone who added a lot of fun to this place and this little...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 17 Responses Jan 12

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    Really all these years we have been through the good, the bad, and the ugly. Our relationship began to fall apart for the 100th time and I was sick of fighting to be loved so I let...
    heavenlygrace heavenlygrace 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    I feel stuck. I'm able to talk, express my feelings but he is not listening. He apologies constantly, promising change...nothing changes. We dated for 2 years, on the 3rd moved in...
    rann88 rann88 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    I'm talking to a guy right now but I have a Weird feeling inside me. I notice that all his ex gf were Latinas.. From Miami. I'm Asian, and I don't fit the description for the usual...
    gingerbunni gingerbunni 22-25, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    Two days ago she was at the airport waiting for her flight... We didn't say goodbye 'cause we are now strangers.... Goodbye or no goodbye it hurts...
    Anotherfailmatty Anotherfailmatty 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I really can't stand goodbyes, especially the mushy ones, I just disappear... & call later
    MrSmiggles MrSmiggles 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    It changes every day, it feels like... We spend all day fine. It's like the happiness in our relationship dies alongside the daylight. Two years full of love, laughter, happiness...
    anonymityrocks anonymityrocks 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm so frustrated. my other half seems to have given up on any kind fun when it's just the two of us, physical or otherwise. We only have sex if she's been drinking and that just...
    d0uggy d0uggy 36-40, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have been in a relationship for a very long time.Married him, divorced him, and back living together last 10 years.Everyday for the past year I wonder why we ever got back...
    heavenlygrace heavenlygrace 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I Used To Know His Password Now I don't, there Use To Be Pictures of Us Everywhere, Now Theres None , We Use To Ft EveryNight So I wouldn't be alone ' Now He Just Go straight to...
    Slowlytuya Slowlytuya 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Been married for what seems like forever. Have a child with the man and don't want to break my child's heart by leaving his father. He would make it very difficult for me to raise...
    prettyprincess1 prettyprincess1 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    How can I feel love for my wife and get love back after she cheated on me.
    678beardface 678beardface 31-35, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I had to say good bye to a job that I've had for two years and made some amazing friends. I will truly miss them guys. I guess it's time to turn around and keep going for the...
    countryguy30 countryguy30 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Sometimes I just feel alone and hopeless and cry myself to sleep
    DBP0318 DBP0318 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 20

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    Everything You Do For That One Person It Doesn't Matters how Much You Try ' It doesn't matter How much love and effort you put into them . It's Never Enough :/
    Slowlytuya Slowlytuya 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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