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    Great change brings palpable discomfort.

    Today, I made the statement to be released from my marital status in the most peaceful and constructive way. In anticipation of a rough ride, still I give thanks: orange light turns green -for hope. There is always a solution for everything, under grace. May things turn out...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 17 Responses Jan 1

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    I feel nowadays kids are being raised to be

    legitimate tattle tails and NEVER owe up to what they did. Blaming someone influenced you to do something, or made you react is the weakest thing. These kids who are drug addicts at the age of 17 for example, will always blame their friends or the group and never sit and admit...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Aug 26

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    I don't lie to people

    that trust me, and I don't trust people that lie to me.
    cat1989 cat1989 26-30, F 11 Responses Jul 13

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    I'm a teenager and while I am,

    don't expect me not to do reckless stuff. But in the end, its always better to think thoroughly before doing anything at all.
    mischievouswreck mischievouswreck 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 3

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    At the end of the day,

    its a choice. Plain and simple. There's no metal for or honorable mention once you're dead and gone for yourself or your kin. There are people who were complete ******* scum in life being called "glorious" human beings for whatever reason. Honestly, its life. And as Humans we...
    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    A pretty sure way to make people lose interest

    in you is asking them the right questions - those which will likely make them feel uncomfortable. Many don't like to be accountable and responsible. Many are not as mature as they pretend to be.
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 5 Responses Jul 5

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    I accept responsibility

    for my own actions regardless of what they are. If and when I have offended others, I will apologize to them and make things right for everyone.
    joanwilliams joanwilliams 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    responsibility is something

    that we need more of, if more people were responsible we would have less to pick up after
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 14

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    Everyone says it's a coward move to kill

    yourself but it's the last thing one person can do.
    teacup224 teacup224 18-21, F 25 Responses Aug 24

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    Still, I'm not responsible

    for the misinterpretations or misgivings of others. ...and I'm not responsible for those who wounded my soul. They can take that up with Divine Spirit. I will tell the truth and will continue to respect the integrity that comes with being honest. I will keep tuning in to...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    You can not blame anybody

    for the actions you commit. Everything you do in life is your choice. When you screw up the best thing to do is suck it up and raise your hand and admit fault. Not very many people these days have a back bone.
    GenuineGentlman86 GenuineGentlman86 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    I have been on my own

    since I was 16 years old, there has never been another person to take responsibility of my actions.
    cuise cuise 36-40, M 7 Responses Aug 21

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    Haasdaboss Haasdaboss 31-35, M 10 Responses Aug 3

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    I accept accountability

    and responsibility for all of my actions that I commit in life. Yes, I have made mistakes in life but I learn from my mistakes quickly.
    blondemomathome blondemomathome 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 25

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    im leaving work an hour early.

    ..... hmmm.......
    ocifersanchez ocifersanchez 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 27

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    Don't Blame Someone Else

    I take full responsibility for where I am today....In a sexless, loveless, affection-less, marriage. I won't blame him for my 20-years of pain and loneliness because I could have left at any time, and yet I am still here. There are several reasons why I chose to stay over the...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 57 Responses Nov 28, 2011

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    ElaineH123 ElaineH123 70+, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    When you've been raped,

    whether you keep the child or not is a difficult situation to be in. I chose to keep my son - despite the risks to both our lives from my disabilities - because I felt I couldnt handle the persecution I would face from others for abortion on top of what I was already suffering...
    discotimelord discotimelord 31-35, F 22 Responses May 22

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    Not to sound self centered,

    conceited or arrogant, a true lady, like myself, always takes responsibility for her actions, and she also owns up to her mistakes and atones for them.
    NothingButASmile NothingButASmile 26-30, F 14 Responses Mar 31

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    My Blood Brother, HELLRAZOR10 issued a

    challedge, I shall accept. He wishes to walk the Dark side with me. I will go on the journy with him. We shall see what Demons lurk within those hollowed walls.
    MIDNIGHTRIDER4 MIDNIGHTRIDER4 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Always have, Always will!

    I just wish others would understand that YOU make YOUR own decisions, so YOU are the ONE that must face the consequences!!
    JadedCredence JadedCredence 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 26

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    The world owes me nothing.

    I take full responsibility for my role in life and I understand that it isn't always easy or fair.
    spiteyourface spiteyourface 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 6, 2014

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    I do. . And wish others would stop passing the

    buck and accept responsibility for their own actions..and work. This SMART workplace management program, designed to reduce stress, actually causes more stress in the poor sod whom the work is delegated to. Faceplam to that !
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 26

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    Make someone smile whenever you can,

    you never know how much of a difference you could be making in their life at that moment.
    cat1989 cat1989 26-30, F 8 Responses Jun 27

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    "The only thing that stands between you

    and your dream is the will to try and the belief that it is actually possible." -Joel Brown
    bluemoon2121 bluemoon2121 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 11

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    I am still very angry many years ago

    when my children were very young my husband left me I had no money he wasn't providing for us. l had to go on welfare I wanted to work but every time I was asked about my situation l broke down and cried. I was told I was not ready to go out and work to go on welfare. It...
    ElaineH123 ElaineH123 70+, F 14 Responses Aug 3

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    No, I am not perfect.

    However I do accept responsibility for my actions committed in my life. I have made many mistakes in my life and own up to them and correct them immediately.
    amberbethcoed amberbethcoed 22-25, F Jul 5

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    I do because If no one can make decisions

    for you then you can't blame others when things go wrong. Sure some are manipulative pulling strings use your fear against you but Nothing stops you from snapping ties and move on
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F Jul 9

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    A few years ago, as I got out of my car,

    a big gust of wind blew my door into another car. It took me a while to locate the owner. We exchanged info and I paid for the damage. I got a thank you in the mail saying they could not believe that I didn't just leave while I had the chance. Here are the reasons I did not...
    SweetMae SweetMae 61-65, F 5 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    It was time. My Mom and I hadn't really talked

    since my Dad passed. Today, we're right as rain. I am so glad I didn't wait until it was too late to talk. I love my Mom
    PJBelle PJBelle 46-50, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    No point being otherwise,

    . Fessing up is one of the key factors that help make me free and able to move on with life.
    ClownNine ClownNine 56-60, M Jul 20

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    even when it feels like I'm falling apart

    and have no time for myself..I'm responsible for all I have made and done..that comes first
    raggedeagle raggedeagle 31-35, F Jul 14

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    Here I am, realizing at 56

    that most of the choices I've done in my live where only reactions. So, my goal is to have back my freedom. I'm a little scared.
    marialorenza marialorenza 70+, F 10 Responses Aug 16

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    chicamexicana chicamexicana 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I am a man of integrity.

    So I accept responsibility for my own actions good or bad. If I screwed up made mistake ill be first to admit and tell the truth.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 7 Responses Aug 8

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    just feeling lonely and scared,

    I'm 25 weeks pregnant the father and I have broke up. I know I'm going to be a great mother to this little one as I have 2 already and they are my world but this one I kept having mixed thoughts about
    deleted deleted 26-30 23 Responses Jul 26

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    I will be 8 years sober at the end of this

    month. To anyone who is struggling, if I can do it, you can too.
    mmqc mmqc 56-60, F 31 Responses Jul 9

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    We must reject the idea

    that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 19 Responses Jun 29

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    In my nineteen years,

    I have made more mistakes than most who live to be eighty. I have come to terms with most of them, learned where I can and forgiven where I cannot. I have put on my bravest face when the world crashed around me, and I used my own two hands to rebuild relationships I set ablaze...
    TheBlasphemousOptimist TheBlasphemousOptimist 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 27

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    This is where you separate the men from the

    boy's! We live in a world that constantly preaches "it's not my fault"! It's getting rarer and rarer to find adults that take full responsibility for their actions. I don't always make good choices.....sometimes nowadays intentionally!! That does not absolve me from the...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 13 Responses Jun 8

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    I accept what I've done,

    the mistakes I've made, but life just doesn't let me move on from them.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 5 Responses Jul 14

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    What I do is my business

    and not yours. I fully accept accountability and responsibility for all of my actions. When I make a mistake, major or minor, I am the first one to admit it and correct the situation. Yes, over the years, I have learned from my mistakes so I do not commit them and embarrass...
    redheadwearinglingerie redheadwearinglingerie 46-50, F 10 Responses Apr 24

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    Really tired of complaining about the same

    problems & same situations I put myself through. It's my fault. I put myself through this vicious cycle. I'm fed up!!
    FreeSpirit02 FreeSpirit02 18-21, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    I worked for my mom. Today,

    I messed up a great deal and did something really stupid and made her look bad. What I did was absolutely unprofessional and irresponsible. I left work, without asking or telling anyone to meet up with my boyfriend. At the time, I rationalized what I was about to do. -It's just...
    StayCsBS93 StayCsBS93 18-21, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    I hope and pray that everyone will remember

    that Memorial Day is more than the the start of summer. It is time to be thankful for those who paid for freedom with their service.
    discipled discipled 51-55, M 2 Responses May 24

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