I Hate It When Your Best Is Not Good Enough

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 311 People

    Do I need to be more mature?

    Do I need to blend in with all thise people? Should I be more of someone else? Should I do everything you want until who knows when? I don't get it. I tried my best. I gave mom good grades but she wants more if something I can't even get to. I gave my friends the other side of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 10, 2014

    Will I Ever Be?...

    Growing up, and even now, no matter how much effort I put into anything I don't measure up to his standards. The he would be my father. While I don't always live up to my own expectations, dad seems to make it even worse. I know logically in my mind that all I can expect in any...
    30Forward 30Forward
    31-35, F
    Apr 4, 2011

    Ill Never Give Up .

    I always try my best to help people . but at Times they look as if i am trying to take something from them . Ive gone to many places trying to help as much as i can , Guatemala , El Salvador , Nicaragua... i try but theres to much to help or they just don't want it . It brings...
    AnaRosa AnaRosa
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Oct 19, 2008

    So Self Pitying, I Pity Myself!

    Oh I could walla on an on .....all day every day about my best not being good enough!!! In the end,isn't this the very reason why our best isn't good enough ....I know people can relate to this. Who can't? Whoever you are....help me to be super focused and positive 24/7...
    rasperryproductions rasperryproductions
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jul 8, 2013

    The Worst Thing

     is a no win situation.no matter what you do you lose.it really brings me down.i sometimes wonder if i should even try.but ,i will go on.and i will know what to do the next time.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    36-40
    Oct 31, 2009

    I try my hardest to keep him happy

    and nothing is ever enough and he makes sure he voices that clearly when he's in a ****** mood. I care so much about a person who has been so damaging to so many aspects of my life, even though he says he cares about me too - proves it some days. I've been in this situation...
    blindingsights blindingsights
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 11, 2014

    nothing I do is enough

    and I still Get treated like crap by my family and my husband I have no friend or anything I feel like the world against me and I can't breathe I just want to escape and I just want to be first choice and. enough no need to look anywhere else
    Confusedandlonely04 Confusedandlonely04
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 11, 2014

    Its quite overwhelming

    when its never enough and no matter how hard or how much you try it doesn’t make any difference which i find hard to deal with… You could try your absolute best and the person isn’t interested or just brush it off with no appreciation or thank you so having to walk away...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 7, 2014

    When Am I Good Enough? Don't Know Really

    I get this feeling all the time. I am after all my own harshest critic;and I am brutally honest with myself. I try to be the best friend I can, the best parent, the best business owner, the best boyfriend. I often feel that in one or more of these ways that I am just not quite...
    bassplayer bassplayer
    46-50, M
    2 Responses May 2, 2009
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