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I Was Not Good Enough

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 21, 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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    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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    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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    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 4 days ago

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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...
    notg00denough notg00denough 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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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...
    notg00denough notg00denough 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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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 4 days ago

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    I can't even find the words to write here. My family hates me. I am plain jane boring useless, and literal outcast of the family I live with. My husband has become annoyed with me...
    tristaspuella tristaspuella 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    rangoo rangoo 16-17, F Aug 27

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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...
    alchemyh2o alchemyh2o 31-35, F Aug 31

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    I was in a relationship for four months. A few weeks ago, it all ended. My ex-boyfriend just gave-up on me, lied about being happy with me the last two months, and bitched about a...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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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 feel like I can't ever get anyone because of the way I look or act. I'm self conscious about myself at times. I feel like I am overweight (170 lbs) and I feel ugly on the outside...
    KenKitty KenKitty 16-17, F Aug 24

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    Just got the cast list, I didn't make it. I made it to callbacks, guess I wasn't good enough. I'm trying to continue thinking that there will always be other productions, and I...
    lillylolz lillylolz 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 30

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    No matter what I do and how well I do it, it's still never enough for anybody. I'm the ****** friend and a horrible daughter even though all I do is try and please everybody, not...
    iflipppppp iflipppppp 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I always feel like I'm not good enough I am a nice person very friendly but it seems like the people who are mean get everything I'm seeing people I used to go to school with...
    fairycake1 fairycake1 22-25, F Aug 31

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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 3 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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    I've spent most of my life being a strong independent person, overcoming all the crap thrown my way.... But there's always been this devil on my shoulder saying I'm not good enough...
    Ladybuddha1 Ladybuddha1 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I feel as if I'm not good enough for anyone and never will be and it's a **** feeling.
    abbie90 abbie90 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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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 don't think I have what it takes to be loved by someone because now he misses his ex even more.Haha..I am such a loser...I am scared no one is ever gonna find me good enough for...
    Asadstory2tell Asadstory2tell 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 9

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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 a week ago

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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.
    Ellyhi Ellyhi 13-15, F 2 days ago

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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...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 8 Responses Aug 20

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    No matter what I do, it's never enough. I feel isolated...trapped. If I don't do something right, I feel like I let everyone down. I want to find my purpose in life, but it's so...
    ohmyshortone ohmyshortone 22-25, F 2 days 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 3 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    I always feel not good for anything and that I don't belong to nothing. It's an empty feeling . I just can't wait for death and at least I'll be in the dead persons group.
    DancingQueen70 DancingQueen70 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    You always made me feel special You treated me like a queen and showed me so much respect. I didn't deserve you and i guess you finally realized that you could do so much better
    WendyDarlin WendyDarlin 18-21, F Aug 31

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    “One day, while you’re busy trying to decide what you want, she’s going to walk out if your life. Do you really want to lose the best thing that’s ever happened to you...
    sarahbearrr51 sarahbearrr51 16-17, F Aug 31

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    at this age and not even close to being married, gave up a baby because i couldnt give it everything it deserves, my son didnt want to live with me after he turned 19, lost my bf...
    rainbowless1 rainbowless1 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    My boyfriend got angry cause his mate bailed on him Then he says everyone's too much work for him these days..and I asked him am I too much work and he says most of the time yes...
    crazyminds crazyminds 18-21, M 2 Responses 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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    I don't know why. Just always have that feeling. I keep telling myself that I am but somehow the feeling works it's way back.
    BandGeek741 BandGeek741 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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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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