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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 wasn't good enough for him. He wasn't emotionally available to me but was to others. If a guy wants to be with you, he will - no excuses. I was a doormat but truly that's not...
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    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Ladybuddha1 Ladybuddha1 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F Sep 1

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    I will never be, what they expect me to be. I am sick and tired of looking for their approval. It doesn't matter what I do, I will never be good enough for them. Waiting for their...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm not feeling good and I just want to talk to you and cuddle with you and be happy for once
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M Aug 31

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    It feels good to be back after a long time and being active here properly. Nice to see you all. Update me how have you all been.
    eekshachad eekshachad 18-21, F Aug 23

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    okay, im thirteen and in about 5th to 7th grade ive had really bad pimples and right now, their gone but i have black spots. my friends say they make me look cute but i cant help...
    swavvy123 swavvy123 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    All my life my classmates have called me ugly. I never even had one friend as a child besides my cousins. I did "ok" is school. Now i'm a senior in high school, I got my braces off...
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    Just wanted to post this photo.
    jeaaane jeaaane 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    bubbles123xxx bubbles123xxx 22-25, F Sep 5

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    UGH. Just UGH. Feel like SCREAMING I am SORRY.
    Gallobaby Gallobaby 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I talk to some people on here that I don't deserve to talk to. They are so nice, funny, sweet, and adorable. I don't know how I lucked out on meeting them, but I'm glad I did...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    I always have that feeling.
    evix33 evix33 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    WendyDarlin WendyDarlin 18-21, F Aug 31

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    Anybody want to chear me up? It would be really nice.. just send me a message if you want to. Thanks.
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    Anybody want to chear me up? It would be really nice.. just send me a message if you want to. Thanks.
    Turid98 Turid98 13-15, F Sep 3

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