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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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    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 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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    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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    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 4 Responses Nov 8

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Yes, I live for every day. But I can't stop thinking about whether I'm making the right choices. Sometimes I wish I came with a manual. :(
    BeautifulPetal BeautifulPetal 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 25

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    No matter what I do or what I say I swear my love is never good enough. Anytime I try to show someone the love they want they end up back tracking and settling for someone who...
    Mystique91 Mystique91 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I rarely feel like I'm good enough for anything. My ex husband left me for someone he met on the internet about 5 years ago. I was devastated. We hadn't been happy for awhile...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Dec 7

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Not good enough for dad, not good enough for my so called friends, not good enough for my husband, not good enough for the boyfriend....only ppl i can go to are my babies. And tho...
    lehcar1977 lehcar1977 36-40 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I thought the reason why I was never in a relationship was because I wasn't good enough but was only good enough to have sex with.
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Another restless night. Lock up in my room trying to fake im sleeping to be able to get a moment of peace while I go through, reviewing what happened today, what happened this week...
    alemp alemp 22-25, F Dec 6

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    What do I have to do To try to make you see That this is who I am And its all that I can be What do I have to do To try to make you see Trying to be like you isn't good enough for...
    almasolitaria312 almasolitaria312 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    all my life people have made me feel worthless. I was very ugly an I used to get made fun of. boys didn't like me. now I still feel like I'm not good enough for anybody or...
    byancax33 byancax33 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I just hope that one day I meet the love of my life and that he will understand me and that will cherish me even in the bad times. I will always accept him and I hope he will...
    ZaquoyaTinsley ZaquoyaTinsley 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    I'm having trouble at school with french and it makes me feel like an idiot. I think I'm dropping out and I'm terrified! I try my best, but my best isn't good enough. :(
    Hoffnung Hoffnung 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I have known a girl for 3 years now, and despite everything she only sees me as another friend. She is now a senior and is going to leave possibly out of state. I really love her...
    Delta7190 Delta7190 16-17, M 4 Responses Nov 27

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    As hard as I try and as much as I accomplish I never feel like i'm good enough. My sister gets all the praise, I have always kind of fallen by the wayside when it comes to stuff...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I can go to school feeling pretty and actually love myself, but when I come around people all of that disappears... I don't feel good enough for people to like and to care about...
    Rannveig Rannveig 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. I heard it was about a tree and a boy. The tree was generous. Very generous, in fact, it may have been too generous. Perhaps a...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Its quite overwhelming when its never enough and no matter how hard or how much you try it doesn’t make any difference which i find hard to deal with… You could try your...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    nothing I do is enough and I still Get treated like crap by my family and my husband I have no friend or anything I feel like the world against me and I can't breathe I just want...
    Confusedandlonely04 Confusedandlonely04 26-30 1 Response Dec 11

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    I try my hardest to keep him happy and nothing is ever enough and he makes sure he voices that clearly when he's in a ****** mood. I care so much about a person who has been so...
    blindingsights blindingsights 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    goodbye lewis you cretin xxxxx xx
    joemoses1 joemoses1 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 20

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    estgefla estgefla 31-35, M 7 hrs ago

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    I have been with my bf for almost 5 yrs. he is amazing and smart, but his family constantly reminds me of how I am not worthy. What hurts more is that agrees with them.... 3( so...
    LittlePointeShoes LittlePointeShoes 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    How sad is it that I fell in love with the one person who makes me feel my lowest. I want you to disappear, but only if you can take with you all the memories that you have given...
    thel0stgirl thel0stgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    If I like someone, I always feel ashamed of myself and inadequate for them. I'm running out of ways to simulate being loved. Feeling like I have very little happiness in my future...
    Nexile90 Nexile90 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 24

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    By nature I'm a social person. I like to be around people, talking to them, hanging out. A lot of times through texting, I text how I feel. I text the way I am feeling. I've always...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    I want to cut and mmmm i will
    Lasbutterfly Lasbutterfly 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    Nobody will ever like me as much as I like them. I have almost come to terms with it.
    dreylynn dreylynn 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 28

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    I have so much responsibility. Im 16, i have to go to school and maintain my grades, i have many medical conditions that causes me to miss school, i take care of my handicapped...
    PCOSstrength PCOSstrength 16-17, F 7 Responses Nov 28

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    I thought so before, but I just saw tonight how I really don't deserve him... I wish I did, and I want to be and try, but am I really.... he could do better...just a thought
    imgivingupnow imgivingupnow 18-21, F Dec 2

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    I'm just not okay anymore.
    iwanttofeelbetter333 iwanttofeelbetter333 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I'm slowly giving up on myself
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 7

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    Even my parents make fun of me behind my back
    WannbeAnorexic WannbeAnorexic 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    I feel like this all the time :'(
    Allanah97 Allanah97 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Am-Lonely/5249647 Please read this
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    The guy I'm seeing has very high standards. I'm worried whether I can meet those high standards. I've never worried about this before ever. I'm usually only interested in meeting...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't truly think I ever will be. I'm a rubbish daughter A terrible sister A bad friend I feel like I let everyone down constantly.
    Nethaly Nethaly 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago