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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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    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 11 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 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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    I'm 21 and in an interracial relationship. My dad is African-American, and my Mom has Dominican, Indian, and African-American that make up her background. My love is Irish and...
    earthlysoul earthlysoul 22-25, M Jul 3

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    I have way too much on my mind. I never feel good enough... I feel like I'm not good enough to get into my dream college. I'm stressing about scholarships, jobs, volunteering. I...
    december789 december789 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Time after time I'm left without an explanation. One minute they're keen as anything to get to know me and the minute they do I'm suddenly just not good enough. I wish more than...
    RebeccaLouise9541 RebeccaLouise9541 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    There has never been a time in my life where i ever felt good enough or worthy enough..
    sweetirrific sweetirrific 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I feel like I'm not good enough for anyone or anything. Everyone's showed me I'm not loved, wanted or cared for. Maybe I'm just to ******* complicated for anyone to love. I need...
    juliaek1 juliaek1 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    My whole family never thinks I satisfy thier needs. My dad wants me to spend all my time with him, I don't. My grandfather wants me to play football, I hate t. My grandmother wants...
    lonelygirl1999 lonelygirl1999 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I'm never pretty enough even though I've been told I'm very pretty, I'm never smart enough, I'm never talented enough, never kind enough, never good enough. I know it's not true...
    Kirztar Kirztar 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I don't know what it is but it comes down to the same, I feel like I'm never good enough ever. I can be in a group and I know I know I don't feel like I'm part of the group. Guys...
    arrowfly arrowfly 18-21, M Jul 9

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    I feel like I'm not like I'm good enough for my boyfriend because people tell me that I am my good enough and that he should leave me!
    unhappygirl21 unhappygirl21 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    ha ha ha h this is truly me , i will never be good enough . no matter how smart or fit i become . No matter how many good deeds i do . I shall always be bellow ha ha
    Aniceguyforyou Aniceguyforyou 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    For 16 years now i thought i had found someone who would love me no matter what, i guess i was wrong! Apparently i'm not even good enough for him!! I just hate that it took me 16...
    Unhappilymarried34 Unhappilymarried34 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I will never be good enough for anyone...and I'm okay with that
    loveisgrand loveisgrand 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Am I not good enough for you? Should I change the way I look? My weight? My hair? What's wrong with me? Why do you not like me? Why do you hate me? Why did you abandon me? Was it...
    PartyingWithEllie PartyingWithEllie 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 8

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    I know ill never be good enough for anyone. ill never be anyones first second or even tenth choice. But it still hurts knowing that im not worth anyones time effort or love
    nevergoodenough98 nevergoodenough98 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    The title says it all i'm no good i'm not good enough for anyone i cant think of a single good thing about myself i'm not good at anything why would anyone settle for me when there...
    alex25589 alex25589 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 5

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    I don't want a ton of money and I don't want to be poor .. In all reality how do we really know what we need? My bank account has had 4 digits only one time in my life and it still...
    RiseAbove222 RiseAbove222 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm never good enough for him 😏
    BeccaK1 BeccaK1 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Feeling good at the moment coz I'm drinking :)
    myn1 myn1 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I'm super bored and I am not feeling good this afternoon
    ellliebee ellliebee 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I tell the truth over here as i don't want anyone to feel like i am avoiding them or ignoring any... Please as no one knows what i feel or how i feel when know that i broke someone...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M Jul 12

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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 3 days ago

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    Life is getting worse and I don't know why I am divorcing my ex husband after 20 years as he didn't treat me well and beating me up when he could it took ally strength to leave...
    kimbeley123 kimbeley123 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Okay. I know i'm young. I know I have a lot of life left. I am aware that getting hurt is part of growing up. I have heard it all before. There just has to be something wrong me...
    CharityDanae32 CharityDanae32 18-21, F Jul 2

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    I just wish I was enough...
    NeeverForget NeeverForget 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    As you people who read my other experiences know, I'm rather large in the issue department. I guess this sentence is my life summed up right now. Usually, I'm kinda happyish. Or...
    Angel1509 Angel1509 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    My parents only see the bad things I do. They never see the good things. I screw one thing up and you hate me for it. ****.
    bandssave bandssave 13-15, F Jul 6

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    I'm tired of being walked over all the time and only being wanted when people need me, I don't know why I can't just settle down with a group of real friends who won't turn on you...
    Alexa001 Alexa001 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I feel soo alone. I'm not used to feeling like this and not having someone to talk to. and I don't know why but I feel like this is what I deserve to feel like. I hate these...
    aacbluey aacbluey 16-17, F Jul 18

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    Im tired of everything i just wanna b happy i wanna be the one he wants i wanna just call it quits but i just cant . I love this man thru everything we have been thru happy...
    lovelymarie21 lovelymarie21 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    (Clears throat) i feel bad for bullies... Well something has to be the reason why they do the things they do. Peer pressure, abusive/alcoholic guardians. When I get bullied...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F Jul 22

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    Maybe I just want to be loved by someone even the thought of them wanting me makes me feel not so empty inside, even if that person is just pretending to like me in order to get...
    mimilsu mimilsu 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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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...
    pcha pcha 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    No one likes me so they make me feel worthless
    iwillkeepmyheadlevel345 iwillkeepmyheadlevel345 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I just feel like people tend to see that there's better out there. I see it happen too often. I've had to try and not rely on people TOO much so I do okay if/when that happens.
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F Jul 17

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    I feel like a nickle searching for a dime
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Feeling absolutely worthless. I don't know why I can't do anything right.
    december789 december789 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I don't know why, but anytime I approach a guy or a girl I always end u getting turned down because I'm not attractive enough... I'm starting to feel very hopeless. . .
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 15

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    I don't know why, but anytime I approach a guy or a girl I always end u getting turned down because I'm not attractive enough... I'm starting to feel very hopeless. . .
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 15

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    I feel like everyone thinks so, including myself. Boys don't think I'm pretty, nor does my mom, my grandmother, or my friends. I feel so gross! 😣
    lillylolz lillylolz 13-15, F 9 Responses Jul 15

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    I'm here for a good time not a long time Enjoying MY life the way I want no regrets
    lingerie1lover lingerie1lover 31-35, M Jul 21

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    I'm horny right now I feel like talking dirty and maybe sending pictures if I get some back in return ;) (girls only,, 13-15)
    MysteryMind MysteryMind 13-15, M Jul 8

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    That horrible feeling about the fear of unknown!
    cimema cimema 31-35, F Jul 10

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