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I Was Not Good Enough

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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

    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 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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 wish I was good enough so I wouldn't wake up every morning feeling disgusted, and I wish I was good enough so he wouldn't talk to other girls...
    hebrokemyheart99 hebrokemyheart99 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I wish i was good enough, but i'm not. Never was and never will be
    BleedingAngel BleedingAngel 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Yep, I usually wish I were good enough. Then again, it would remove the purpose of fancying someone - it's life's way of telling you exactly who you're not good enough to have. I'd...
    Nexile90 Nexile90 22-25, M Aug 8

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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 1 Response 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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    Sometimes I wonder why my 'friends' talk bad about me, but then I remember I'm not good enough for any of them.
    therealsydster therealsydster 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I wish I was even close to perfect haha! I think I have a good personality but some better looks wouldn't hurt lol
    TheTrollinator TheTrollinator 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 7

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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 4 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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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 2 days ago

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    This a major problem for me, all the time. I feel like crap over this. Imagine me, living in a small town with a school of maybe 200 people K-12 grades. And always having this...
    lportra24 lportra24 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Okai where to start basically I have this cousin I love so much she Is also my best friend which makes me and her so close. But every single guy I like ends up liking her. I always...
    PhoebeIsMe PhoebeIsMe 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    So i've been in a relationship with this guy for 9 months & yesterday, he broke up with me because i was bisexual. Being bisexual may or may not be a phase for me, but then he told...
    xxbangbangxx xxbangbangxx 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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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 4 Responses 2 days ago

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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 day ago

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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 19 hrs ago

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    Growing into life , proceeding each day to come and it's like I'm not good enough . Every time I have an idea I'm scared to tell because then is when I get the questions : why do...
    insanebeauty insanebeauty 22-25, F Aug 7

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    There is this really funny, really understanding, really incredibly beautiful girl that lives down the street from me in the same neighborhood. We have had on and off crushes on...
    IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    There is this really funny, really understanding, really incredibly beautiful girl that lives down the street from me in the same neighborhood. We have had on and off crushes on...
    IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 13-15, M Aug 10

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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 a week ago

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    I feel that people don't care about what I do, and that nothing I do is ever good enough.
    mhLILRED mhLILRED 22-25, F Aug 8

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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 a week ago

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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 4 days ago

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    I know ill never be enough... Never be pretty enough,smart enough,athletic enough,just not enough....
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 8

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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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    I am always in trouble at work, and even though I love what I do, and am good at it (so they tell me) I hate the feeling I have when I wake up in the morning. I hate coming to work...
    BlueEyedFaye BlueEyedFaye 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    For anyone. And i really hate myself for it. I'm trying to see the good in me, but I can't. I have friends and boyfriends because they feel bad for me. And my body is so ****** up...
    maria20144 maria20144 18-21, F Aug 5

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    It seems like the harder I Try to do a good job there is always Some one who nits and picks at the stuff I miss and ever notice the extra effort I put in. Some times I really want...
    mdrhodes mdrhodes 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    When he looked at me, what did he see? Did he think to himself, what am i doing? When his lips touched mine, did he think of someone else? Did he look at me and think to himself...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I don't know what im good at. I don't think im good at anything. I have no talents, there's nothing im good at. I cant sing, I cant dance, I cant act, I cant play sports, I cant...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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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 1 day ago

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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 1 day ago

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    A girl is always prettier than me, smarter than me, skinnier than me, just a better choice then me. I dont know why i even try if i always end up in last place..:(😖
    olsonn322 olsonn322 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    This is especially true since my ex posted a video of everyone at his work shouting it at him in the early hours of the morning.
    missdan missdan 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I'm starting to believe that this is true. I'm always the last choice. I'm the girl that a guy will hit up when all his other girls fall thru. I'm the friend that people only chill...
    Robin1226 Robin1226 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    The right person will stick around and just for you no matter what
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 9