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I Was Not Good Enough

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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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    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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    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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    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 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

    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Just one time in my life, I wish I was good enough. I wish I was skinny enough. I wish I was pretty enough. I wish I was kinky enough. I wish I was sexy enough. I wish I was...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    For years I have always wondered, "Why am I not good enough for them?" But now I finally realize that they were not good enough for me. Anyone who makes you feel like you aren't...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So I guess this is it... This is where it ends.. I wish.. I deeply wish I could've been there when you needed someone. I wanted to so bad, you never even knew. And now I guess.. I...
    hazellmo0n hazellmo0n 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    For some people I feel like I'm not good enough anymore . As a friend or a boyfriend
    ShaddFreshboiii ShaddFreshboiii 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I don't think I'm good enough for life it saddens me... I also don't know people always say u will find that special someone in your life but I honestly don't think that...
    skrillex8888 skrillex8888 13-15, M 4 hrs ago

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    I cant stand looking in the mirror in the morning knowing I have to walk around looking the way I do . I carry myself like I own the world but honestly. I'm so insecure . I wish i...
    BelieveTheEscape BelieveTheEscape 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    In the end, people never wind up truly liking me. And I'm always wondering what it is that I am doing wrong, so I can change my social future. But no one ever has the balls to tell...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Every one always tells me "nobody is perfect" well that's a lie. I have crushes on boys that I will never have because I am not that pretty blonde girl with blue eyes a clean face...
    Inlovewithtecher Inlovewithtecher 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I hate that this is a topic. Nobody should ever have to feel like this. And I know it's easy to just say, "oh well you're good enough don't worry," but it's another thing to...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Sometimes I feel like I'm not good enough, even when I'm trying my best. Today I finished my 5th term of college and my over all grade came out to a B (mostly cause I forgot to...
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21, F Mar 26

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    Never. I never am. Whether it's being a good enough sibling, son, student, friend, or anything. I'm never good enough. No matter how hard I try I fail. Everyone else is better...
    seasalticecream seasalticecream 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I've always struggled with this. I always feel like I'm not a good enough friend, not a good enough spouse, not a good sister, not a good enough student, not a good enough person...
    MadameMM MadameMM 26-30, F 11 Responses Mar 27

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    Never good enough For myself I honestly try so hard And kick myself back down I can't impress myself Too much imperfection in my way Too many scars and pain All these memories...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    7 Things to Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough “We can’t hate ourselves into a version of ourselves we can love.” ~Lori Deschene Sometimes I am really...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Apr 3

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    I'm not good enough I'll just never understand why I'm not good enough, I try my hardest at everything but it's never good enough.
    charlie4edwards charlie4edwards 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    My mother literally just told me how much I suck at everything. She told me how ugly I am. She told me how dumb I am. She told me how unathletic I am. She told me how much of a...
    hayhayitskatayy hayhayitskatayy 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    When will I ever be enough? I don't understand. I want to be good enough for somebody, even myself.
    kristinaloo kristinaloo 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I'm tired of feeling alone. and never good enough. I try so hard and it's never enough. I want to give up and throw everything away
    haleymarie11598 haleymarie11598 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I'm 16 this year. I feel like I'm never good enough. I'm not smart, no matter how much I study I'll never get good marks. Im chubby and ugly, people at school are always talking...
    CharmaineTheBanana CharmaineTheBanana 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I'm a junior in High School. I go to prestigious all boys private prep in a big US city and I'm surrounded by people who say they love and support me but I don't feel it. I'm of...
    tvantes1 tvantes1 16-17, M Mar 23

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    I know I'm not good enough.... My dad does a great job of reminding me everyday:)
    ShatteredWingz ShatteredWingz 13-15, F Mar 25

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    Ever since my boyfriend broke up with me. I've been waking up feeling like I am not good enough. And I still can't figure out why he doesn't want me.
    NeeverForget NeeverForget 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I'm not perfect and I don't expect to be, but when people tell me what I should and shouldn't believe or that I'm wrong for thinking the way I do, it's hard to accept that who I am...
    preachersdaughter98 preachersdaughter98 13-15, F Apr 1

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    I've had three unsuccessful suicide attempts, I have borderline personality disorder, depression and anxiety. I suffer with bulimia and anorexia. I have also abused laxatives in...
    kristinaloo kristinaloo 18-21, F Apr 2

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    I always try but in the end it's a fail Every one tells me I'm not good enough y?
    Wolflover247 Wolflover247 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    I feel like I'm just stupid. I make mistakes and people don't want to be my friend. I feel like I'm just doing things wrong in life and I'll never get anywhere because I'm not good...
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 8

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    I will never be good enough . Not matter what I do. I hate myself for it
    ithzelhernandez ithzelhernandez 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I guess I'm just not good enough to be in my mom's life. I guess I caused to much misery and stress for her to at least say that she "loves" me and actually mean it. I guess...
    MaddieMoo14 MaddieMoo14 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    I'm tired of being blamed for everything. Always having my flaws and mistakes pointed out. Getting told I'm not good enough. I'm sorry, but last I checked I'm a human too.
    Thatbrokengirl1 Thatbrokengirl1 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Sorry, for not being pretty. Sorry, for not having money. Sorry, for being a loner. Sorry for everything I have done and for not being good enough
    violetangel violetangel 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I'm a 24 year old married, full time student and full time employee. I'm going to school to become a music teacher and am fortunate enough to have a job that works around my school...
    birdyhouse birdyhouse 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Do you ever feel like everything you do isn't sufficient? Like you will never be perfect, or even close to it. You will never make someone happy at all times, never be pretty...
    enbarlev enbarlev 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    People say there is no such thing as middle child syndrome but sometimes I can't help think that maybe it could be true. I am middle to two brothers and the only girl. I have...
    Clagerag Clagerag 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Am i doing something wrong? Or maybe not enough?
    Krysk Krysk 13-15, M Mar 25

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    I have no talents. My GPA is really high, but I feel like a faker. I don't really belong. I'm not actually that smart. I'm not any good, not really. I just happen to get good...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 16-17, F Mar 25

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    I am never enough. I don't understand why not or if I'll ever be
    kristinaloo kristinaloo 18-21, F Apr 2

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    I'm a freshman in college and all my life I've been told i was smart and gifted. I was invited to come to an early start program at my college where we take a calculus class to get...
    sophicticatedIgnorance sophicticatedIgnorance 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am really lonely in school- i don't belong or fit in properly and only have one person i can call friend. I feel like i am different, too sensitive and that i'm not enough for...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    No matter what I do or what I say.. Nothing's enough. I'm sorry. I'm so sorry.
    CassInterrupted CassInterrupted 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    no matter what I don't feel like I deserve him. He is a beautiful amazing person. I'm scared he'll be fed up of my imperfections and leave me one day. I feel like a jerk girlfriend...
    GenineFilS GenineFilS 18-21, F Apr 5

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    All I ever try to do is be the best I can be towards certain people. Yet, they still treat me like I'm dirt. I want to not care, but I know I love them too much to not to. Sigh...
    halieghnicole halieghnicole 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm tired of people taking me for granted. Everyone looks at the bad side of me when I'm always good to everyone. Why is it that the bad stuff gets recognised
    crazyminds crazyminds 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago