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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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    heybro1 heybro1 18-21, M Jan 14

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    I've been feeling this more and more recently, I've become quiet, distant... I cover it well which I guess is what I do, but I can't do it no more. I just don't feel good enough...
    codenamekidnextdoor codenamekidnextdoor 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 6

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    This feeling that I've been having, really wasn't recent at all. It started when I was a young kid, and it progressed over time. At around the time when I was in third or fourth...
    WolfxNight WolfxNight 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 8

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    I know this feeling all too well. I remember being in elementary & middle school.. & every single one of my friends was getting hit on by a guy but me. I remember how all my...
    Alexmw460 Alexmw460 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Every ****** g day. Today (now technically yesterday) is my birthday and I feel like a giant POS. My wife made me feel like **** because she said she would cook dinner when I got...
    snake215 snake215 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    Sounds so depressing when I say this but sometimes I wish I was someone else, someone without all these feelings and hope and dreams because i won't be ever good enough to fullfil...
    SomethingSignifigant SomethingSignifigant 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I dont know if someone is going to read this or if someone ouf there s feeling the same way..but im just so tired of feeling worthless and being never good enough for everyone..its...
    averageavenue averageavenue 13-15 Jan 8

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    I feel like I'm not supposed to have a dad like I don't deserve one because I'm not good enough my real dad abused me almost all my life then pretty much abandon me then when ever...
    CookieMonsta16 CookieMonsta16 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Think I'm cursed, all I said I wanted for Christmas was family time and all I've had is alone time, spend more time crying than laughing. And I know there are going to be people...
    Nethaly Nethaly 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    I was with someone for 10 years since I was only 17... he cheated on me, emotionally abused me, pushed me away, and just made me feel like I wasn't worth anything. But I kept...
    CharlotteTeller CharlotteTeller 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    No matter how hard I try at work or life feel empty. Everyone or 99% of people are out there to get somethin or use. Its Rare and hard to find true people. People's false motives...
    MichaelS41074 MichaelS41074 36-40, M Jan 13

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    I am tired of feeling like I always do the wrong thing, I tired of feeling like I am inferior to my man...he can do things but I can't...if I do something, I'm wrong, who said I...
    dkemama dkemama 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I just think that the crappy relationship I walked away from was all I deserved and that I am never going to be good enough for someone else. But at the same time I know...
    Dovesery Dovesery 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    There comes a time that giving up looks good. I'm tired of pressing on when it feels hopeless. Nothing I do is good enough. Just tired of trying. Tired of believing that tomorrow...
    sml4 sml4 46-50, F Jan 14

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    I'm not interesting enough. Not outgoing. I'm too shy and socially awkward. And I know I'm not pretty enough. I've never felt like the most attractive girl in a room, and I know I...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Well everybodies allowed to break down once in awhile right? So I live my life for my daughter. Her moms a piece of ****. I've raised her for 6 years by myself. I've done alot to...
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M 7 Responses Jan 14

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    I feel like I'm not good enough that no one will ever like me or love me for who I am and I just sometimes give up
    Pizogoon Pizogoon 18-21, M Jan 6

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    I don't feel I'm good enough because I am the best.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Jan 15

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    I hate myself. Everything about me. My looks, my thoughts, my actions. I'm so stupid. I sometimes wonder why I'm single but then i look at myself and say well of course you're...
    Dontlookbackk Dontlookbackk 16-17, F Dec 25, 2014

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    That's why everyone leaves me. That's why I'm alone. I am not good enough for anyone.
    trevor2525 trevor2525 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I've been married for 2 years now, together for 5. We have two boys, luke who is almost 4 and hunter who is just shy of 6 months. When we first were together everything was perfect...
    abjerke abjerke 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    I'll never good enough in anything no matter I tried. I'll never good enough for anything.
    laineswift13 laineswift13 18-21, F Dec 27, 2014

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    To days agenda!! Feeling good enjoying
    Rcity5 Rcity5 26-30, M Dec 27, 2014

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    No matter how much I'm there No matter how much I care No matter how many lonely spaces I fill No matter how many tears I wipe away No matter how much love I have No matter how...
    DarknessWolf DarknessWolf 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I just will never be good enough for anyone personality or look wise. It'll always be the same things that will happen... I guess I cam just meant to be forever alone in life...
    imgivingupnow imgivingupnow 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    I have spent a long time thinking, years really, and I have made a decision. The simple truth is that I am essentially useless as I am now. I have no useful skills to speak of, can...
    mrweerd mrweerd 26-30, M 11 mins ago

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    Apparently my boyfriend doesn't like having sex with me, because he is afraid of getting me pregnant. My therapist said I need to be with someone who values me and wants to have...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    The journey is not easy at all. I want to help others, and I want to get better. I want to be a better person, and right now I'm working on that. Self help is something I'm trying...
    haileycuddlebug haileycuddlebug 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    You know, there has to be a reason behind all this low self esteem. Oh yeah, I was raised this way. Not just by my household but also by society and culture. I have a hard time...
    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F Dec 30, 2014

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    I have never been enough to my father as I am. So now I feel like I am not enough to anyone (outside the rest of my family). Especially to any guy. I don't believe I will be enough...
    Roosi Roosi 22-25, F Jan 3

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    Hi, This message is a far cry from my usual cheery goofy updates, but I guess being so far from my family at this time of year has me emotional and has got me thinking. I am a...
    doryx doryx 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    Have you ever been in a love triangle? Both way. Either youre the one who loves two people, or youre one the one of the people they love. Well im the second one. Ive been with my...
    ShadowedLover ShadowedLover 16-17, F Jan 9

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    I always think people are around because they want me for something and not because they genuinely like me as a person because I think I'm so quiet, boring, ugly and retarded. I'm...
    Feliciajake Feliciajake 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I feel like I only matter to most people is when they want something from me. It's really annoying and it hurts and news flash, I don't have much to offer anyways.
    thiswillmostlikelyformyou thiswillmostlikelyformyou 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I feel like I always miss the mark by just a little. I'm 5'11 or 6'0 and most people say 6'3 or 6'4 is the ideal height. So I'm barely above average, My 'equipment' is 5.5 inches...
    JacobStark JacobStark 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    I can't shake this feeling off. I'm a complete failure and a disappointment!
    SociallyIneptxD SociallyIneptxD 13-15, F 11 Responses Jan 10

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    I feel like the things working out fine for me are just waiting to strike their punch line. i hope not. but i've always been trying.
    Alyeskaa Alyeskaa 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Sometimes I get weak and feel this way
    ElissaAcosta ElissaAcosta 16-17, F Jan 15

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    I don't feel this way. I do what I do that appeals to me. I don't aim to please others. It's nice to know if they are appreciative or axed by it but that's not my goal.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    Lately I feel like I am spinning my wheels. If I am excited about an opportunity somone sees it as a failure.
    True2myHeart True2myHeart 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    My dream is to prove everyone wrong. My goal is for everyone's eyes to be wide open with their expressions on their faces full of surprise and their mouths wide open. I'll...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Jan 4

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