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I Want To Feel Good Enough

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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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    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 10 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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    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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    And you wonder why I don't think I'm good enough. You say all these nice thins like "you're drop dead gorgeous and I'm glad I got to you first and even though we're an hour away...
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    I'm new at this but I have a lot on my mind and need other people to hear what I have to say. Do you ever think you're not good enough? You fall in love and get your heart broken...
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    I wish I was good enough so I wouldn't wake up every morning feeling disgusted, and I wish I was good enough so he wouldn't talk to other girls...
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    I feel that people don't care about what I do, and that nothing I do is ever good enough.
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    IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    Nexile90 Nexile90 22-25, M Aug 8

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    RebeccaLouise9541 RebeccaLouise9541 16-17, F Jul 30

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    LEMONkinks LEMONkinks 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I know ill never be enough... Never be pretty enough,smart enough,athletic enough,just not enough....
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    I am always in trouble at work, and even though I love what I do, and am good at it (so they tell me) I hate the feeling I have when I wake up in the morning. I hate coming to work...
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    People say your not outgoing enough, you don't smile enough, your too perky, your not smart enough, an this includes low blow comments I don't know. I am average mediocre and my...
    brnino brnino 18-21, F Jul 26

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    For anyone. And i really hate myself for it. I'm trying to see the good in me, but I can't. I have friends and boyfriends because they feel bad for me. And my body is so ****** up...
    maria20144 maria20144 18-21, F Aug 5

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    "You cannot get sick enough to help sick people get better. You cannot get poor enough to help poor people thrive. It is only in your thriving that you have anything to offer...
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    Some days, I think: I would be friends with me, wouldn't I?". Then there is the other days, most days, when reality hits home. If there wasn't seething wrong with me, something...
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    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I'm starting to believe that this is true. I'm always the last choice. I'm the girl that a guy will hit up when all his other girls fall thru. I'm the friend that people only chill...
    Robin1226 Robin1226 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    TheTrollinator TheTrollinator 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    dustin6 dustin6 26-30 Jul 31

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    Shehshen Shehshen 22-25, F Aug 14

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    This is especially true since my ex posted a video of everyone at his work shouting it at him in the early hours of the morning.
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    leahxxgabrielle leahxxgabrielle 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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