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I Was Not Good Enough

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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 3 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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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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    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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    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 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 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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    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

    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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    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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    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'm not good enough for anybody, I never am. There's always someone better to be with instead of me. I don't deserve anyone. I'm not good enough for my friends, the guy I love, my...
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    This is something that has plagued me since as far back as I can remember. I have always had low self-esteem, and growing up with a narcissistic mother didn't help. I got teased...
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    I will NEVER a be good enough for anyone. Either I'm too fat, but don't have te fat in th right places. I'm judged for not being beautiful all the time and im sick off it. My...
    Sadfate Sadfate 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've learned that I will be good enough for my family. They yell at me all the time. I mean there are other ways of communicating other than yelling or speaking aggressive. They...
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F Feb 8

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    I'm never good enough for any guy, but my sister is.
    classAteam classAteam 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    I'm not what I'm suppose to be. They want a girl who's happy. That's not me. The girl who can talk forever about anything. The girl who isn't insecure and shy. They want someone...
    alyssakayart alyssakayart 18-21, F Feb 13

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    Is it normal for your boyfriend to fantasize about other women? Like for them to picture a girl they know in their mind and play out a sexual encounter? Does it mean I'm not good...
    UncannyPlane21 UncannyPlane21 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    For me, i'm just not good enough for anyone... I'm fat, ugly, worthless, i can't say stupid because i know plenty. And i can never make my family proud of me...
    serenapaul serenapaul 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    I went half my life thinking I was a good person but with all that's going on in my life made me realize maybe I'm not a good person but a heartless person not just in love but in...
    gemini61289 gemini61289 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    God I felt this way for so long. Thought surely there must be something wrong with me. Bent and swayed this way and that like a willow in the wind, just trying to accommodate, be...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    In High School I was told by many people that all the girls wanted me.Even recently a former female friend who I ran into on facebook told me that. When I told her I wished I knew...
    bornfem bornfem 56-60 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My boyfriend is older than me and I know a lot of girls have asked him out and such. So my friend and I decided to play the Trust Game on him. I borrowed my friend's phone and...
    SenpaizKohai SenpaizKohai 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't have as good of grades as he does.. I don't have as perfect knowledge as he does.. I don't know how to hold a conversation.. I am depressed most of the time with life.. I...
    StringZMeow StringZMeow 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    My mom mostly makes me feel this way. I'm getting a lot of pressure to plan for the future; this is my first year as a college student and I'm very confused on what I want to do...
    Raewyn95 Raewyn95 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Why I cant be able to travel around the world? Why can't my parents allow me to do so? Why are they so afraid of letting me go and explore what's there outside for me? I would love...
    ElizaTribbiani ElizaTribbiani 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    for him... Sometimes I feel like he deserves better.
    sadgurl2015 sadgurl2015 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    I'm not anyone first choice😩 im not anyone favorite.☹people may tell me that im special and that I mean alot to them☺, but deep down I know they will chose someone over me...
    HerTrapQueen HerTrapQueen 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    Why can't you want me, need me? I don't want anyone else. I could make you so happy *sigh* 😔
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 21

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    People always try to put me down and reject me. I came to the realization that I'm just different, and they don't like my differences.
    SethNesbittt SethNesbittt 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 23

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    I always end up short.. I can never find the one.
    MrWesthower MrWesthower 18-21, T 1 Response Feb 23

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    When I look in the mirror all I see is a broken person. The type of girl whose been through it all, just name it. Life sucks on my end, bc it's come to the point where just...
    keke1432 keke1432 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 24

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    I'm just tired of living right now. I don't have anything to live for. Everything is my fault
    SilentScream0327 SilentScream0327 18-21, F Feb 25

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    Gosh, sometimes I just want to hate you, so may be it would easier to just take away the pain of being victimized. I did everything and get nothing. I tired so hard, and I'm still...
    masmelo masmelo 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel like my boyfriend doesn't love me anymore. He's starting to lie about stuff, he doesn't text me or tell me loves me that much anymore. We still have a very active sex life...
    nclo8907 nclo8907 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    When I think about the fact that I've spent almost all of my life single, I've noticed that I tend to automatically connect that to the worry that I'm not good enough, smart enough...
    bluemoon2121 bluemoon2121 18-21, F Feb 15

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    For 15 years I have put up with not being good enough or pretty enough or skinny enough for her son. However, this tops it all. My mil just decided to rip out chunks of my hair and...
    huntress1785 huntress1785 26-30, F Feb 8

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    I've never thought I wasn't "good enough" for someone. My Grandmother gave me the best advice EVER: "If a guy ever tells you that he's not good enough for you, BELIEVE HIM...
    Einwulf Einwulf 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    When I was young, it seemed like from out of nowhere my mother would say: "I think you need the strap. I think you are overdue for the strap". Looking back, I'm thinking maybe she...
    whitebirch999 whitebirch999 66-70, M 3 Responses Feb 8

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    Please, to those who come across my post, I'm in desperate need of advice. Approximately 3-4 months ago I found out my boyfriend of six years cheated on me. "Always trust your...
    Jninety3 Jninety3 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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