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I Was Not Good Enough

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    Not Good Enough

     I have been so many times in so many ways that I am not good enough. I am not good enough to wait one more year for you to move out to CO and be my wife. But your perfect your wonderful the most amazing person I have ever meet, but just not good enough to wait for. Your...
    Starbuck82 Starbuck82 26-30, F Jan 22, 2010

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    I Wasn't Even Close To Good Enough

    That's why everyone has abandoned me... Even you have forsaken me... I'm sorry I wasn't enough for you
    JessiZombies JessiZombies 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 20, 2011

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    Maybe It's Just Me

    I have been in two serious relationships now and both times given myself totally to them. Put all my effort in and fought like hell to make them work when things have started to go wrong. I believe when you are in a relationship you have to give it everything you have otherwise...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout 26-30, F Jul 4, 2013

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    Simply Pennies, Poles, And Pudding.

    I Knew You Were Five Years Older Than Me. I Understand, That It Would Have Been Way More Complicated If We Came Out In Public About It. Deep Down Inside It Hurt Knowing I Couldn't Even Tell My Best Friend About Us. I Loved Him With All My Heart, He Was My First Love. I Spent A...
    forgottenheart forgottenheart 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2011

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    What's Wrong With Me?

    For months, I didn't know what she looked like.. the one who took him away. I agonized over it. Of course, I envisioned a strikingly gorgeous, thin blonde who looked like she just stepped off the cover of a magazine. Yesterday, I finally saw her. I'm far more...
    MsAnthropy MsAnthropy 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    I Wasn't

    I was not good enough for so long. And for so long I hated on myself after I lost what I thought was one of the best things in my life. I thought he was my everything. We were friends for two years, and dated for six months.   His reason to end was, he was scared for my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 17, 2009

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    I Wasn't Good Enough Than....

    and I am still not good enough now....I don't think I ever will be good enough....
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 8, 2010

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    Ugh

    he broke my heart.  as if that wasn't bad enough, i find out he is with someone new.   people say "its not you" but i cant help feel that it was.  how is it so easy for him to find someone else and be happy this soon?
    CanIPushRewind CanIPushRewind 26-30 1 Response Feb 20, 2011

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    Not Good Enaugh

    i wasn't good enaugh for nothing everytime i try to fix s.th it gets worest i always try to make change in my life and make it better but always nothing goes right .. i wasn't good enaugh for my crush i cudn't make him happy , am not good enaugh for my parents i cudn't make them...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 12, 2013

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    Disgusting.

    I'm not going to lie, right now I am actually crying for the first time in like...forever.Not from grief or heartbreak, but out of frustration and disappointment in myself.I've tried so hard this year, I swear I have. But I'm just not good enough.I applied to this summer program...
    complexitykills complexitykills 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 16, 2011

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    Physics

    In my last school I was struggling with physics. The way teacher taught us didn't quite fit me. I was constantly trying really hard just to get a C. Once after a lot of hard work I managed to get a B. I was so happy. I literally jumped for joy. It was one of the very few things...
    Kleio Kleio 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2009

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    I wish i was good enough for people to admire me. I wish I was good enough to find someone who would completely understand me and be there for me. I wish I was good enough for...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 12

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    to be loved and appreciated by my significant other. he tells me differently but the experiences ive read on ep from him are either his true feelings and some are straight out lies...
    figmentoftheirimagination figmentoftheirimagination 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I think ppl hate me or some thing because I'm still single and I know every one at my school and u would think at least on guy would have asked me out by now
    SykikGhost1 SykikGhost1 13-15, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yesterday evening. Mask ball. People were fun and were dancing but i was just sitting there, doing nothing. I was afraid of inviting anyone to dance. Felt i am not a good enough...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M Sep 20

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    His Goodbye, Her Goodbye, All Goodbye. I've learned to accept myself in terms of appearance and character, but I don't feel like I'm good enough for other people. It's like...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F Sep 19

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    I will never feel like I am good enough & I have every reason not to feel good enough.
    Itslisa Itslisa 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I don't think I'll ever be good enough...I'll never amount to much...I'll always just be someones option...I'll never be good enough....
    throwawaychild throwawaychild 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It just so depressing sometimes. I've realized that even people you though were your friends, really dont care. They won't make time for you or try text u back or try make plans...
    Dontlookbackk Dontlookbackk 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    I'm not good enough for anyone. They all leave me. They love me for a while, but before things get going they dispose me like some kind of garbage. I don't open up very fast to...
    simplyfuckit simplyfuckit 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I posted about a similar problem last night, and like most people the night is a very emotional time for me so I feel the need to post this again but from a slightly different...
    KayJayHoeBum KayJayHoeBum 16-17, M Sep 5

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    Just sometimes i feel like i am not good enough for people. I do not know why i feel like that but it happens. I guess i just have to continue to work on myself and hopefully that...
    tristonRy tristonRy 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I realized I'll never be good enough for myself or my family
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F Sep 1

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    I'm worthless. Not good enough for anyone. I know I'll be alone for the rest of my life because I have no friends and no one who gives a **** about me. No one deserves me in their...
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 6

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    I mean Title says it all.... Except it's that I know im not good enough for anyone. I've poured my heart many times just to get it stomped on. Im broken and no one wants a broken...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Sep 9

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    Ah, the feeling of never being good enough is a persistent one. I always push it away, but it keeps coming back for more of my confidence.
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F Sep 14

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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...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    After my bf cheated on me I decided to forgive him and to work on us but ever since then I never feel like I'm good enough for him.
    jasou31 jasou31 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I am just so drained. The feeling of "not being good enough" strikes again and it's killing me. Im losing my motivation. Can anyone help me get back on track?
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    this is for my ? boyfriend and it's my first love for go out with somebody actually. serveral day ago I texted every way that I can send him because I missed him so much. We had...
    Afour Afour 18-21, F 33 mins ago

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    I do a lot for my family daily and I do them because I care but when my mom yells that I am not grateful. I die inside a little I do everything I can, I take care of all 4 of the...
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 14

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    I do I know I will never get married Because I think all men are to good for me.
    forders forders 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 14

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    Even though I have the most amazing fiancé and a good family, I feel like I'm unworthy of anything.
    CassRL CassRL 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    Of course, that is not how it really is. It's probably not even how my father sees it. It's just how I feel deep down.
    urbanbedouinne urbanbedouinne 41-45, F Sep 2

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    Feel like I'm a last resort, everyone puts me down all the time- no wonder I have no friends. How do I turn my life around? Why does life hurt so much
    bubbles123xxx bubbles123xxx 22-25, F Sep 5

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    My parents are always pointing out my flaws when they have so many of their own. :(
    gayboynick gayboynick 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    The problem with this mindset is that you're teaching yourself to always put happiness and success off until the next milestone is achieved. "Once I reach my goal, then I'll be...
    Silentcare Silentcare 22-25, M Sep 6

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    UGH. Just UGH. Feel like SCREAMING I am SORRY.
    Gallowsweet Gallowsweet 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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    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...
    anapinacola anapinacola 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    Just wanted to post this photo.
    jeaaane jeaaane 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    does anyone else believe this to be true ?
    bigbendy33 bigbendy33 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    This is just horrible. Everyone I talk to seems to just push me aside the next day. Even people who I thought were my "friends" all think of me last as a filler. No one ever cares...
    notniceniceguy notniceniceguy 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    This is what I found, posted one year ago. Things have changed, but I believed we would be the ones to work out. "The One The Works Out Sometimes it works out. I'm a work in...
    chasinglesun chasinglesun 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    When i was a very little girl, between 2 - 5 i think. My daddy left us. Us being me, my brother, and my mom. She worked very hard to take care of us. Therefore I never had a lot of...
    CleverSiri CleverSiri 13-15, F 6 Responses Sep 12

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    Love is more than a feeling, more than butterflies in the stomach. Love takes action to go with it. I thought what I had with J was love, but I was wrong. It was not love. It was...
    ChicaAudaz ChicaAudaz 18-21, F Sep 19

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    I lay in my bed this morning thinking about it all. Every last little detail of what happened. Then I realized I was thinking about it.. and I started to think about why I was...
    bubblefishkiss bubblefishkiss 26-30, F 6 days ago

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