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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 31-35, 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 1 Response Jun 14, 2012

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    Helping people makes me happy :)
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    seems to be something that I'm good at, and people tend to value my advice. if you can ever use a friend, feel free to get in touch :)
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    It's true I am not all I am is some person nothing but that like it doesn't bug me but it hurts
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    But do strive to be better And am better than most. Quite possibly even you.
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    I'm going through a break up. We were together for a year and I genuinely thought he was 'the one'. Unfortunately, he had some issues with himself that meant he couldn't deal with...
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    But seroquel and bullies stopped that
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 16

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    Just someone who i can talk to every day and tell everything. Everything that's happening, how i feel, how beautiful life is and that kind of deep ****.
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    But I detest it when it Karma bites you in the ***...
    Indieda Indieda 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 14

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    Feeling great today :) hope everyone else is, the rain is coming down but I still feel good. If you don't then talk to me, let me raise your spirits :)
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    i NEVER want to talk with the bad & rude ppl....
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    Nature's answer to so much pent up emotion and anxiety. Tomorrow is always another day. Down with Groundhog!!
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