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I Will Never Be Good Enough For Anything

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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 loser I am. She thinks anyone who isn't in the popular group is weird, so me and my (few) friends are weird. She thinks I have adhd because im so...
    hayhayitskatayy hayhayitskatayy 26-30, F Apr 12, 2014

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    Waiting In The Distance

    I'm still waiting. Waiting for someone to be okay with me just being me. Waiting for someone to not care that I'm not perfect. Whenever someone's feeling down about a lack of friendship, a relationship, or the fact that life isn't going exactly as planned, the response is always...
    JustCantUnderstand JustCantUnderstand 18-21 Dec 7, 2011

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    Derealization:Gift And Curse

    Hey guy's first story bear with me. I'm 32 and had an extremely difficult life because of my mothers choices as well as my own. I got started in drugs at 15 and by 17 I lost my mind and identity completely from doing too much acid. Then,since it was very hard to cope with my...
    existential45 existential45 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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    Truth

    The truth always hurts no matter how much you hide it. It always shows in your eyes. All the chill runs through your heart. You complain it's a lie but deep down you know that their right. Deep down your afraid it's the truth. Your afraid that they know something you don't.
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F Oct 13, 2010

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    How did I let myself get this low

    why did I let myself fall inlove with someone that's destroyed every bit of self esteem I have at only seventeen I'm broken I'm lost I'm scared I wish I could be someone else one of those girls that are so skinny and pretty perfection I hate the way I look I hate myself so much...
    Mad1996 Mad1996 18-21, F Mar 20, 2014

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    For My Dad...and Everyone

    I mean i have my flaws and all that imperfections but i work so hard. I try to get all A's in school but i dont even think that is good enough.... i need to be better.... i try finding aproving boyfriends.... but he finds a flaw. he may say a few complements but rarely do i...
    theshortloud1 theshortloud1 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 20, 2009

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    More Like....

    Its not that I am not good for anything, its more like, I won't be good for anyone more than anything. I mean, I do things well sometimes and everything, however, I feel like its never going to be good enough for anyone. BroknWings
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 25, 2009

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    Never

    I have never been good enough for anyone, or anything. I have never been someone who can do anything, and no matter what I do, its never good enough for anyone, or anything. Its not that I am not good for anything, its more like, I won't be good for anyone more than...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 8, 2009

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    Family Betrayl Was A Sucker Punch

    Found out a few days ago that my grandma was talking crap about me to my brother's girlfriend when they were visiting with her last month. Not only did I find out that she's been thinking all of these things since I was just a little kid, but I found out from someone my grandma...
    JustCantUnderstand JustCantUnderstand 18-21 Jul 26, 2011

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    I Am My Own Worst Enemy

    Sure, there's all this pressure from peers, magazines, the media in general. But what are you supposed to do if you're harshest critic is yourself? No, I don't think I will ever be good enough for anyone else, that's been made obvious for the last 18 years. But it's even harder...
    JustCantUnderstand JustCantUnderstand 18-21 1 Response Jan 21, 2011

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    Nope

    i criticize myself. im too fat, even though i dont weigh much. sometimes just because a person looks like they have it good doesnt always mean that they do. I hate hiding, but most of the time you have to since nobody really even cares about you meaning me. Nobody ever really...
    oreo20 oreo20 18-21 Jul 2, 2013

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    No matter how hard I try at work or life feel empty. Everyone or 99% of people are out there to get somethin or use. Its Rare and hard to find true people. People's false motives...
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    Sometimes I just think that the crappy relationship I walked away from was all I deserved and that I am never going to be good enough for someone else. But at the same time I know...
    Dovesery Dovesery 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    That's why everyone leaves me. That's why I'm alone. I am not good enough for anyone.
    trevor2525 trevor2525 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I am always the bride's maid, but never the bride. The runner up. People's second choice. There's always someone else my crushes prefer over me. I can get them to like me, sure...
    Jesxica Jesxica 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I'm not interesting enough. Not outgoing. I'm too shy and socially awkward. And I know I'm not pretty enough. I've never felt like the most attractive girl in a room, and I know I...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 17

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    I was with someone for 10 years since I was only 17... he cheated on me, emotionally abused me, pushed me away, and just made me feel like I wasn't worth anything. But I kept...
    CharlotteTeller CharlotteTeller 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    No matter how much I'm there No matter how much I care No matter how many lonely spaces I fill No matter how many tears I wipe away No matter how much love I have No matter how...
    DarknessWolf DarknessWolf 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I feel like I'm not supposed to have a dad like I don't deserve one because I'm not good enough my real dad abused me almost all my life then pretty much abandon me then when ever...
    CookieMonsta16 CookieMonsta16 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    I always think people are around because they want me for something and not because they genuinely like me as a person because I think I'm so quiet, boring, ugly and retarded. I'm...
    Feliciajake Feliciajake 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I am sick of being lied to. There was a guy who was supposed to come down from New Jersey to meet me in person and he cancelled the day before saying that his uncle died and he had...
    drummergrl06 drummergrl06 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I feel like the things working out fine for me are just waiting to strike their punch line. i hope not. but i've always been trying.
    Alyeskaa Alyeskaa 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    My boy makes me feel like I'm 1) the only girl in the world 2) a princess 3) special. I have 18 days until I meet him for the first time. And I know, it'll be the BEST day of my...
    TheGhostofAGirl TheGhostofAGirl 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    what is our common denominator...what is triggering these horrible and hateful thoughts in our heads
    lisamarie80 lisamarie80 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I can't shake this feeling off. I'm a complete failure and a disappointment!
    SociallyIneptxD SociallyIneptxD 13-15, F 11 Responses Jan 10

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    And now im crying and hoping I die
    ihaveaname99 ihaveaname99 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    And your friends. I'll just go crawling back to the tiny, dark corner of your life where I belong. I didn't realize girlfriends were usually this insignificant to their boyfriends...
    chuhulil chuhulil 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I feel like I only matter to most people is when they want something from me. It's really annoying and it hurts and news flash, I don't have much to offer anyways.
    thiswillmostlikelyformyou thiswillmostlikelyformyou 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    I dont know if someone is going to read this or if someone ouf there s feeling the same way..but im just so tired of feeling worthless and being never good enough for everyone..its...
    averageavenue averageavenue 13-15 Jan 8

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    Sometimes I feel like I'm not good enough for anything anymore.
    MagicEyes95 MagicEyes95 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    This feeling that I've been having, really wasn't recent at all. It started when I was a young kid, and it progressed over time. At around the time when I was in third or fourth...
    WolfxNight WolfxNight 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 8

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    I've been married for 2 years now, together for 5. We have two boys, luke who is almost 4 and hunter who is just shy of 6 months. When we first were together everything was perfect...
    abjerke abjerke 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    I just will never be good enough for anyone personality or look wise. It'll always be the same things that will happen... I guess I cam just meant to be forever alone in life...
    imgivingupnow imgivingupnow 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Although recently I have been trying to work out stuff relating to sex and relationships, sexual or not, I have in the process come to realise both how important they are to me...
    quercus99 quercus99 31-35, M 14 hrs ago

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    I have never been enough to my father as I am. So now I feel like I am not enough to anyone (outside the rest of my family). Especially to any guy. I don't believe I will be enough...
    Roosi Roosi 22-25, F Jan 3

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    Every ****** g day. Today (now technically yesterday) is my birthday and I feel like a giant POS. My wife made me feel like **** because she said she would cook dinner when I got...
    snake215 snake215 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I've been feeling this more and more recently, I've become quiet, distant... I cover it well which I guess is what I do, but I can't do it no more. I just don't feel good enough...
    codenamekidnextdoor codenamekidnextdoor 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 6

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    I feel like I'm not good enough that no one will ever like me or love me for who I am and I just sometimes give up
    Pizogoon Pizogoon 18-21, M Jan 6

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    Sounds so depressing when I say this but sometimes I wish I was someone else, someone without all these feelings and hope and dreams because i won't be ever good enough to fullfil...
    SomethingSignifigant SomethingSignifigant 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I'll never forget when my cousin Katie's now ex boyfriend beat me from ages 6 to 8. I'll never forget how my cousin Kayla, once my best friend, got pregnant at fourteen then hit me...
    BrokenGlassDoll BrokenGlassDoll 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I am tired of feeling like I always do the wrong thing, I tired of feeling like I am inferior to my man...he can do things but I can't...if I do something, I'm wrong, who said I...
    dkemama dkemama 31-35, F Jan 19

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    There comes a time that giving up looks good. I'm tired of pressing on when it feels hopeless. Nothing I do is good enough. Just tired of trying. Tired of believing that tomorrow...
    sml4 sml4 46-50, F Jan 14

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    Well everybodies allowed to break down once in awhile right? So I live my life for my daughter. Her moms a piece of ****. I've raised her for 6 years by myself. I've done alot to...
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M 6 Responses Jan 14

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    I don't feel I'm good enough because I am the best.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Jan 15

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    ... And I am trying not to be afraid of that! Tonight my kids are with their mom. my GFs child is with her ex. We could spend the evening together, but today I have felt that...
    OldNRusty OldNRusty 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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