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I Want To Feel Good Enough

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    For You-not Me.

    I already know I AM enough. But I don't think I've felt accepted and loved for a very long time. my self esteem operates like a two sided mirror. What I See inside is a reflection of beauty, what I Expet others to see on the other side is ugliness, it prettty mcuh has a makeup...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M May 28, 2012

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    i want to feel good enough to be loved

    unconditionally by a significant other. its like everytime i start to feel even remotely better about my relationship something pops up and hinders it from continuing. i feel worthless to them despite what i say or do. i see the dating app and even if they are just "viewing...
    figmentoftheirimagination figmentoftheirimagination 26-30, F Jun 15

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    Main Priority To Feel Good Enough For Men And Courses, Good Paying Jobs And Big Money

    I want to feel good enough for a nice big house and a nice lifestyleI want to feel good enough for a degree in law and whatever reallyI want to feel good enough to travel and stay in nice hotels, and have nice things etcI want to feel good enough for any guy I like.... as a...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Apr 12, 2012

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    Something I found online.

    . read this when you don't feel good enough ~ by Jane Ysadora Dear Sweet Soul, We are all hopelessly flawed. We are all perfect luminous beings inside vulnerable hearts and bodies. We are doing our best, sometimes fumbling through near dark trying to make our way. This applies...
    Eir89 Eir89 36-40, F 12 Responses Jul 16

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    Not Sure If I Ever Will...

    I want to be too many things... I ask for very little... but, I do not think I will ever be good enough for anything, or anyone. All I can do is hope right now. I want to feel good enough for God...I want to feel good enough for love... I want to feel good enough for my family...
    bloodmoon777 bloodmoon777 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2012

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    I don't feel good enough for anything especially when it comes to relationships. My boyfriend is very successful and has a wonderful personality. I always seem to let him down...
    lesha17x lesha17x 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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    I try to think otherwise but it does not work. I guess I've been limiting myself a lot by not giving myself a chance with people because I don't feel I'm good enough but I just do...
    Awhiteorchid Awhiteorchid 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    My sister wants to go to the movies with her friends so she asks my mom and my m said she can go but she has to ask my dad for money. So the brat goes and asks for chores so she...
    secrets1can2be3told secrets1can2be3told 16-17, F Oct 3

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    For what? I don't know...everything I guess. I'm not cool or interesting enough for friends. I'm not pretty and skinny enough for a boyfriend. I'm not smart enough to get straight...
    nikkiiic nikkiiic 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    Have you ever felt the horrible feeling where you feel like you aren't good enough? No matter how much the people who care about you say otherwise, you still feel that overwhelming...
    Julia22514 Julia22514 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    When I was with my bf sometime I'm not good enough to him nc I feel I wasn't pleasing him, he always talk about his best friend wife blah blah, or other ppl I gets so mad! He help...
    ncsweetfem ncsweetfem 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am having a really emotional day today. I feel like I am not good enough for my mentor. he is awesome. He makes me laugh. He is a good person. He's amazing in every way and...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    Just sometimes i feel like i am not good enough for people. I do not know why i feel like that but it happens. I guess i just have to continue to work on myself and hopefully that...
    tristonRy tristonRy 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    I feel like everything I do is wrong or not good enough. I never get the results I want and I fell like everyone is disappointed on me.
    TeresaChanaki TeresaChanaki 13-15, F Oct 12

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    After my bf cheated on me I decided to forgive him and to work on us but ever since then I never feel like I'm good enough for him.
    jasou31 jasou31 18-21, F Sep 26

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    I feel like I'm not good enough for anyone or anything :/ :P
    Fred363 Fred363 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 6

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    I'm not good enough for anyone. They all leave me. They love me for a while, but before things get going they dispose me like some kind of garbage. I don't open up very fast to...
    simplyfuckit simplyfuckit 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    English men make me feel like I'm not good enough for them. I reach out to connect and make friends. They treat me like I am lowlife scum
    pawprints1968 pawprints1968 46-50, F Oct 8

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    Whenever I think someone is attractive the very next thought in my head is that you are so stupid stop thinking that Bcuz you are clearly not good enough.
    laxprincess laxprincess 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Im sorry im not good enough 😖
    bitchhtripinnXD bitchhtripinnXD 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't think I'll ever be good enough...I'll never amount to much...I'll always just be someones option...I'll never be good enough....
    throwawaychild throwawaychild 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 27

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    I never feel good about myself, and i have a psychology classes in my college, i found out i have a almost medium self esteem which is near to the low self esteem. It is weird that...
    oceanend oceanend 18-21 Oct 4

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    When i browse some of the stories on here it amazes me how such amazing words can pour out of someone's mind- like a poem or a story to tell. It both enchants me and makes me feel...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    this is for my ? boyfriend and it's my first love for go out with somebody actually. serveral day ago I texted every way that I can send him because I missed him so much. We had...
    Afour Afour 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    There's a guy I've had a crush on for 8 years. I know he used to have a crush on me, but I feel like he's tired of me and I just feel so sad and lonely. He doesn't make an effort...
    lulu373 lulu373 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    Everything I do turns to ****. Try to be a good person but I'm just crap at it.
    aussiegirl2014 aussiegirl2014 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    for anything ever no matter ho hard i try or how good i am FMLPGKMA
    o3118152 o3118152 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    I can't stand feeling like I'm walking on egg shells. I get scared just before sending a message. My heart starts racing before I even make it to my tent, but I'm In love so why...
    Jovonte Jovonte 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Maybe I'm just too hard on myself but I just never feel adequate. I don't feel like I have any talents or strengths, I'm not very popular at school, guys don't like me, I'm not...
    Justanotherperson1234 Justanotherperson1234 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Feeling fat, ugly, and worthless again.. Here comes another sleepless night.
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    The title says it all. I feel uncomfortable in my own skin.
    elizsz elizsz 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 4

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    It's like with my family they don't appreciate me and what I do makes me feel like I don't belong and I'm so different from everyone in my family..
    toobreezzee toobreezzee 16-17, F Oct 12

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    My first and last "serious" relationship ended about 2 and a half years ago. I had been lied and cheated on plenty of times in that relationship, and I admittedly was a bit too...
    bananaloc bananaloc 22-25, M Oct 13

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    Why can't i just feel 100% happy for once. Just once. I have these demons in my head that keep putting me down and making me cry. People say to tell someone if someone is hurting...
    Dontlookbackk Dontlookbackk 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Its true. Me is awesome. Flawed but awesome. The problem lies in giving others power. When i meet go getters. Or those in power. They say go. Or laugh at...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I've tried but I must not be trying hard enough. Sometimes I want them gone. At least for while.
    lil911 lil911 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am constantly bombarded with twenty somethings on here and yet the twenty something i want whom i see pretty much everyday flyin by in his red glossy corvette , one who is...
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F Oct 2

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    Im not good for anything. im a bad friend I need to be quiet. Everything meeds to be a secret. The only thing I should do is help. If someone needs me. Ill listen But dont say...
    KovusShame KovusShame 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    After such a horrible break up I was expecting to be an emotional wreck for at least a month. Not receiving a good mornin text anymore or hearing from him when I get home would be...
    WintersSoldier2 WintersSoldier2 18-21, F Sep 22

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    What is termed good or bad ? Let's start with the good news to WHAT I THINK IT IS- good can be related to things done in words , thoughts , deeds/actions , not necessarily to...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Oct 5

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    Having a good day.... I had a good day my practice and I exicted for game tomroww
    brandy58 brandy58 16-17, F Oct 1

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    Much better than usual, it was a good day, hopefully it'll stay like this :)
    HisDaysAreNumbered HisDaysAreNumbered 18-21, M Sep 29

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    I accidentally deleted this one! DUH!It is based on a true story about a young man who had a dream of coaching a school boys basketball team.Well, he wasn't given boys to coach...
    Chopinsivories Chopinsivories 46-50, F Oct 7

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    Today was a good day. Made a few tips at work got sent home a half hour early and my feet are killing me. I hope my friend comes over to give me a foot massage lol.
    Dayday4204 Dayday4204 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    Nothing says it better than this song!
    BeautifulAddiction49 BeautifulAddiction49 46-50, F 2 hrs ago

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    This is just horrible. Everyone I talk to seems to just push me aside the next day. Even people who I thought were my "friends" all think of me last as a filler. No one ever cares...
    notniceniceguy notniceniceguy 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 29

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    It's so dumb, but I can't help but be upset. Got 85.4% on my first O-chem exam. I studied and seriously thought I understood the material. I was obviously mistaken. My scholarship...
    ForestTea ForestTea 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 12

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