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I Want To Feel Good Enough

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    For years I have always wondered, "Why am I not good enough for them?" But now I finally realize that they were not good enough for me. Anyone who makes you feel like you aren't...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm 16 this year. I feel like I'm never good enough. I'm not smart, no matter how much I study I'll never get good marks. Im chubby and ugly, people at school are always talking...
    CharmaineTheBanana CharmaineTheBanana 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Ever since my boyfriend broke up with me. I've been waking up feeling like I am not good enough. And I still can't figure out why he doesn't want me.
    NeeverForget NeeverForget 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I've had three unsuccessful suicide attempts, I have borderline personality disorder, depression and anxiety. I suffer with bulimia and anorexia. I have also abused laxatives in...
    kristinaloo kristinaloo 18-21, F Apr 2

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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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    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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    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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    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 just. I'm waiting. I don't want to play. Light hurts my eyes. And my head hurts all day. I can't get comfy. I havemt eaten. I tried to eat three different things and they were...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 30

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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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    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 Apr 12

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    I guess I'm just not good enough to be in my mom's life. I guess I caused to much misery and stress for her to at least say that she "loves" me and actually mean it. I guess...
    MaddieMoo14 MaddieMoo14 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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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    When will I ever be enough? I don't understand. I want to be good enough for somebody, even myself.
    kristinaloo kristinaloo 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I always try but in the end it's a fail Every one tells me I'm not good enough y?
    Wolflover247 Wolflover247 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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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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    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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    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...
    WeekndOVOXO WeekndOVOXO 16-17, F Mar 20

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    I'm not perfect and I don't expect to be, but when people tell me what I should and shouldn't believe or that I'm wrong for thinking the way I do, it's hard to accept that who I am...
    preachersdaughter98 preachersdaughter98 13-15, F Apr 1

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    I'm tired of being blamed for everything. Always having my flaws and mistakes pointed out. Getting told I'm not good enough. I'm sorry, but last I checked I'm a human too.
    Thatbrokengirl1 Thatbrokengirl1 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Sorry, for not being pretty. Sorry, for not having money. Sorry, for being a loner. Sorry for everything I have done and for not being good enough
    violetangel violetangel 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Feeling good is so ephemeral for me. This morning I was depressed and anxious. This afternoon I was depressed in the pits of despair. When I'm like that the smallest tasks are...
    dragonflEYEfly dragonflEYEfly 36-40, F Mar 20

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    I don't feel good tonight 😷😨😩
    ellliebee ellliebee 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I'm a 24 year old married, full time student and full time employee. I'm going to school to become a music teacher and am fortunate enough to have a job that works around my school...
    birdyhouse birdyhouse 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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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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    I have no talents. My GPA is really high, but I feel like a faker. I don't really belong. I'm not actually that smart. I'm not any good, not really. I just happen to get good...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 16-17, F Mar 25

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    People say there is no such thing as middle child syndrome but sometimes I can't help think that maybe it could be true. I am middle to two brothers and the only girl. I have...
    Clagerag Clagerag 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Sometimes when I am sad I feel like cutting myself to get rid of tensions. I know it's bad. I really want to cut today, but I know I shouldn't because I'm a professional and I don...
    GenineFilS GenineFilS 18-21, F Mar 29

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    Am i doing something wrong? Or maybe not enough?
    Krysk Krysk 13-15, M Mar 25

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    All I ever try to do is be the best I can be towards certain people. Yet, they still treat me like I'm dirt. I want to not care, but I know I love them too much to not to. Sigh...
    halieghnicole halieghnicole 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    How did I let myself get this low why did I let myself fall inlove with someone that's destroyed every bit of self esteem I have at only seventeen I'm broken I'm lost I'm scared I...
    Mad1996 Mad1996 16-17, F Mar 20

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    I have been Married for almost a year now and been with my husband for almost 3 years. In the last six months to a year I feel like he hates looking at me and being married to me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 28

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    no matter what I don't feel like I deserve him. He is a beautiful amazing person. I'm scared he'll be fed up of my imperfections and leave me one day. I feel like a jerk girlfriend...
    GenineFilS GenineFilS 18-21, F Apr 5

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    I just want to scream is loud as I can I want to start yelling at ppl to grow up already they act like kids like really
    lovesmakeup lovesmakeup 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    U no what? I dont really care if u were not tipsy, I have no idea y u walked awah from me, I thought we were gonna be trashed but I guess u lied to me an d didnt want to. Im a lil...
    lovesmakeup lovesmakeup 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm a freshman in college and all my life I've been told i was smart and gifted. I was invited to come to an early start program at my college where we take a calculus class to get...
    sophicticatedIgnorance sophicticatedIgnorance 18-21, M 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Ever since I was a little girl, I always pictured myself having this wonderful life and being with the perfect guy and being that girl that people thought was beautiful...but I'm...
    Ktompkins17 Ktompkins17 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I always have to change the way I do my work in addition to appease people who keep questioning it but yet I feel like it's not the right thing. I am happy with who I am and...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Apr 4

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    I always feel emotionless to almost everything and it makes me feel guilty that I can't feel bad for most things
    Irisom14 Irisom14 13-15, F Apr 9

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    Feel so alone, like i have nobody to even speak to. Nobody cares about me.. What should i do? Having a lot of thoughts that I know i will end up regretting..
    Amburxo Amburxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I feel like **** right now.
    littlemeonly littlemeonly 13-15, F Apr 9

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