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I Was Not Good Enough

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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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    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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    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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    I go on a school who has a high standards.

    But my family is not that rich. So Im afraid everyday, coming to school. Because I know that Im not really one of them, we're poor. PS: our school is expensive.
    Jyzlldn Jyzlldn 13-15, F 1 Response May 22

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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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    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 good enough

    for my ex, i really cared for them but things they did hurt me.. They weren't faithful they flirted with others and couldn't let go of a lady lover. I feel like it's my fault for getting hurt dating someone I knew I wasn't good enough for. I couldn't even tell them how I felt...
    kanashimi93 kanashimi93 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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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 31-35, F Jan 22, 2010

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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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    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 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
    DetachedCitizen DetachedCitizen 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 20, 2011

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    I'm guessing this feeling of not being good enough is rooted from childhood and growing up. Lots of emotional abuse in the household from my father, lots of being bullied by older...
    guitarman493 guitarman493 61-65, M 11 hrs ago

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    I hope someday this feeling like I am never good enough leaves. Maybe just once I will find someone who likes me with all my quirks and faults. Maybe I will get enough energy to...
    Limytheboo Limytheboo 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    but I'm just fine for someone else! Good Riddens kmsl
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 4 days ago

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    Today's been argumentative. First with my coworker waking me shortly before I was ready to be up. She asks if I'm coming in on my day off. Well, normally I would say yes and come...
    Kkgunny Kkgunny 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i dont really know if this is a feeling of not feeling good enough, but basicallly I always feel like there are better people out there. I just moved into college and i thought I...
    4EVRANDEVR 4EVRANDEVR 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I am currently suffering with Depression, I believe that I have done for a while. I am currently in bed, it's 3pm, I lost my job a few days a go, my girlfriend 4 weeks a go, I am...
    shyberto shyberto 22-25, M a week ago

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    Lillypad2000: I said I would post about you and I am. I'm sorry I screwed up. I'm sorry I ruined the chance at knowing an awesome girl. I know everything you did was to make me...
    mhlifesaver mhlifesaver 22-25, M Aug 25

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    I always feel like I will never be good enough like I'm always the second choice even when he's mine I'm not his. I feel like the middle girl there to satisfy and keep him company...
    xxRivaxx xxRivaxx 18-21, F Aug 25

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    life has never been easy for me. I have lived a life of despair never knowing what will happen next, each time I start something it never follows through. all I need is happiness...
    SolHeart SolHeart 26-30, F Aug 24

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    I am done with this place. I am not here for convenience. I am sick of feeling like I am being tossed to the side or being second best. It only makes me feel like I'm never going...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    I feel that I have to be perfect, otherwise I'm not good enough, I have to be silence
    ab2115 ab2115 26-30, F Aug 23

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    I just have to respond because of the picture.... a high heel is the "poster child" for not being good enough? Is that because most are beautiful but hurt women's feet? Perhaps...
    loveCT loveCT 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    The feeling of not being loved and respected the way I should be is what I really want.That's all I ask. Is it really that hard to do? I am a decent person; I am not perfect, as I...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Aug 23

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    I feel like...the way I am causes so much trouble for you...I hate myself for not being able to do anything...and making you go so far... Sometimes, I wonder if you really find...
    hiirou hiirou 18-21 Aug 22

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    I just never feel I'm good enough for mostly anyone...I try my nest to be nice to the ppl that are nice to me but it just seems no one ever wants.me around...ppl say you will find...
    DaveEatsToast DaveEatsToast 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I often feel like everyone else is good enough by just being who they are. But I try so hard every day and can never ever make it.
    OnyxOrOrion OnyxOrOrion 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    not a good feeling, mainly inflicted by my mother
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 17

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    i really wish i could be good enough for someone... for anyone, friends... family... my ex... all see me as a failure, i... i just want to be good enough for once in my life, ive...
    GabrielBois95 GabrielBois95 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    I have been with the same guy for 9 months I have known him for over a year now. but lately it seems like I'm not good enough for him anymore and that he is bored with me. I have...
    southernbelle07252013 southernbelle07252013 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I hate people who do this. They make u feel nothing...losers and unworthy of even life. I hade a lot of fake friends who used me...and teased me. I experienced racism a lot...
    Livetillmadness Livetillmadness 13-15, F Aug 16

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    I just feel like I'm not good enough for some people or I'm not good at anything like I'm not worth anything like i cant sing i cant dance I'm not that smart i don't have any cool...
    macylynnm14 macylynnm14 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    I'm just sad all the time and I'm honestly starting to get sick of it. nothing's helping anymore. it's so annoying, I don't even know what it's like to be ok. I guess me feeling...
    steal11 steal11 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I have always felt this way. Even as a child. I've never been good enough for anyone really. Not my friends, family nor to any of my boyfriends I have ever had. I'm just not ever...
    laurenzerbe laurenzerbe 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I hate that I'm not good enough for my friends and family, and I do everything I can for them but if I mess up a task, 70% of the time I get yelled at and I'm very very sensitive...
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M Aug 15

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    I'm never good enough! Can't wait to fall for someone who cares and is not just after one thing!! :/
    chantellexox chantellexox 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 15

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    i will not be the lady who has been working the fry station at McDonald's for 15 plus years with a kool-aid smile on her face because she is absolutely contant with knowing there...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 15

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    I should've known my sale was gonna be a failure I'm trying to raise money for my new 3ds cause I lost my first one and I was gonna sell some of the of the Nintendo fan art I've...
    smitlord smitlord 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    I'm to the point of numbness where I just want to ******* kill myself but I can't cuz of the few people that care about me idk why they care tho
    AllegrictoLove AllegrictoLove 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I've always been the one that felt like no one understood me. I have really strict parents that made it seem as though having fun was bad and studies and being perfect was good...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Aug 13

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