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I Accept Responsibility For My Own Actions

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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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    If I have done something I shouldn't have,

    then I will accept my own fate.
    Lollipop948 Lollipop948 13-15, M 3 Responses Jan 7

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    I take full responsibility

    for the people I have hurt! Guilt and shame have cluttered my mind and heart. I'm slowly re-learning to love myself again and it feels great :-)
    gypsybelle gypsybelle 41-45, F 7 Responses Sep 5, 2014

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    Cheekychopss Cheekychopss 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 18

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    And because of this, I am able to move on with

    my life and better myself. For so long, I thought taking responsibility for faults and mistakes made me appear stupid. It wasn't until I became older that I realized accepting responsibility shows strength, honesty, and initiative to do better. I am not ashamed of who I am, what...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 17, 2014

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    Yup.....

    I will take full responsibility for my actions......as soon as my actions start behaving more responsibly.
    NotHisBabydoll NotHisBabydoll 41-45, F 11 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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    Choices

    I have never taken the totally conventional route in life.  Sure, I have married (twice in fact) and have always worked hard but I have a very strong rebellious streak and will often do things which could be said to be unconventional and in some people's eyes irresponsible...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 16 Responses Mar 7, 2010

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    reeessa reeessa 13-15, F 10 Responses Oct 24, 2014

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    I ****** up and i am sorry it affected you,

    i don't know a good way to fix it. i guess that first apology is now a never-ending reminder that will echo throughout my life. I'm sorry Robin
    LovingDead LovingDead 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    Hmmmmm....Round one As thoughts pass

    through my mind where start where to begin .. So let this be the !st of many more to come .. What brings me to EP ..Questions seeking answers ... Answers seeking Questions Over the years as my life passes by in the few relationship's I have Lived in I'm NOT finding...
    joophomme joophomme 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 11

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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 21 Responses Jan 1

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    I am the sum of all my thoughts,

    my deeds and my actions. Good, bad and otherwise. I arrived at where I am today because of them. It took me some time to mature and realize that this is true. ..... I alone am responsible for what has transpired in my life, and I accept that.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Oct 1, 2014

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    I am a very responsible female

    for my own actions. I never want to embarrass my family, friends, co-workers, and employer. I try to live a clean life but without being a prude or a stiff shirt to my kids.
    jessicabeth jessicabeth 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Well you know those amazing illegal street art?

    And graffiti that are usually seen downtown and on the side of no name business well I do street art up there is some of me and brothers work well we were out downtown and we went into this building it have beautiful walls with cheesy paintings and someone had already tagged...
    cutedimplesxx cutedimplesxx 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    i always accept responsibility

    for my actions but sometimes other things are responsible for my actions, like last night i was in my friend house and when i wanted to come back it was very busy and it take more than 1 hour, my parents were so mad, they tell me even if busy i have to leave sooner to get home...
    mariere16 mariere16 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 13

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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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    One thing I have learned in my half century

    plus one on this planet is that I am more than willing to take responsibility for my actions. They were mine. How could I not? Oh sure there were external factors, circumstances that factored in. There always are. But in the end, the decisions, be they good or bad, were mine.It...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    Once upon a time when humans started thinking

    and understanding how special they are they learned many things on how to be and act like human also at the same they do mistakes when there is no choice for them but admit it later and accept the punishment or the affected one will forgive and it was common for all. But things...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M Jan 24

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    I hate when people bash you then run scared

    and block you! To all the old raggedity *** ******* ...... Quit hating!
    chicagostyle77 chicagostyle77 36-40, F 18 Responses Feb 18

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    I absolutely accept responsibility

    for my own actions & the consequences thereof....but what I will not do is pay for someone else's mistake.
    justsuzy justsuzy 56-60, F 9 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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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 6 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    I think I matured a lot

    after my grandmothers passing. Even before her passing, and just after her stroke I feel I became a more responsible person. I had a lot more responsibilities and it wasn't a problem, I loved my grandma and would have done anything for. Since she left us, k continue to strive in...
    krazykaylove krazykaylove 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    ANewVibration ANewVibration 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 16

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    I engaged in an extramarital affair

    for the past year and a half with the same man that has been discovered.... twice. I am not a bad person though people may not like what I am doing. This is not something either of us set out to do, but the undeniable, uncontrollable, underlying emotions continuously sweep us...
    ShyneeLady ShyneeLady 51-55, F 11 Responses Jan 11

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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 60 Responses Nov 28, 2011

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    When I know I've messed up no matter how hard

    it is I'll always admit it. Honesty is the best policy
    Getcrunk12 Getcrunk12 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2014

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    I accept responsibility

    for decisions I've made, however it doesn't diminish the sadness I feel. Tonight I'm not feeling strong, I'm not feeling brave. I'm just feeling sad and lonely, pining after someone I miss desperately in every conceivable way.
    FiveCrimes FiveCrimes 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 6

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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 5 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    I do Especially when I'm in trouble

    when its time for that lesson with the belt I don't arfue. I know it just make itworse. I've done wrong and I must learn my lesson. My parents aren't mean just expect me at 14 and oldest to set an example for my sisters. If Im in trouble I earned it my dad doesn't spank you...
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    What's the worst thing

    that can happen when accepting responsibility and consequences of your own actions, decisions, and choices? You build character! Its lies that cut you down and keep you there
    aloneinthekitchen aloneinthekitchen 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 19

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    Like punching my sister in the face

    after she assaulted me twice when I'm heavily pregnant. Her assaults were for no reason, though retaliating was wrong, I felt she deserved that punch.
    Whinny00 Whinny00 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I accept. I should. but I need to remember I

    can't go back and change them. just live and learn.
    littlesadone littlesadone 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I hate blame culture.

    People that look for excuses as why things have not turned out as they expected. A lot of prejudice and racism I believe comes from this. I always like to take responsibility for myself. Get informed and make a decision based on what I believe. If I make a mistake I will hold my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 17, 2014

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    I screwed up this weekend.

    My thoughts or interpretations of something led me to take out on dear friend. Come find out I read wrong. Or read intoo. I'm guilty I'm wrong. I feel like a **** bag. I value them and their opinions. Trying to rebuild what my mind screwed up. I'm sorry if you may read.
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M 3 Responses Feb 17

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    I suffer a little with claustrophobia

    so I always leave my door open when I'm home. The halls are like a hotel, and so you don't get too many strangers roaming around upstairs. I did once get a guy standing watching me while I took a shower once! He was looking for his daughter, who was six doors down from me. I...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 7

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    After living with chronic pain

    for twenty years I know what things I should not do, so I have no excuse for lifting more than I should this weekend Tonight after an hour of yoga and a long hot shower I am now enjoying a tall glass of 18 year scotch in my most comfortable chair and thankful for the easing of...
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 5 Responses Jan 18

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    I take full responsibility

    for my own actions regardless of what they are. This is especially true when it involves others in my family and my close and personal friends. When I am doing something that may have consequences that affect others I will tell them about it so no one is embarrassed if brought...
    brunettewifeandmom brunettewifeandmom 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    bobscock bobscock 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I have made some bad decisions in my life

    and have always took responsibility even when it would have been easy to blame someone else. I cannot change these decisions. I could only learn from them and hope those involved could forgive me.
    Destined4Mischeif Destined4Mischeif 56-60, M 8 Responses Feb 9

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    For some mass of folk,

    this isn't a valid mark;accepting responsibility for their very own actions.For some actions are mental illness induced and they are always blamed for thems and their existence is carried to the verge of chaos I have toted a step in their shoes and I must conclude,therefore,not...
    Depaysement Depaysement 70+, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    "For every action, there is an equal

    and opposite reaction." - Newton. If you can't handle the reaction, then don't do the action.
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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    My own stupidity has led me to

    where I am right now. Ah well, denial, I was in denial.
    Literaturegirl Literaturegirl 46-50, F 12 Responses May 20, 2014

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    I accept and have always accepted responsibility

    for my own actions. If a person expects to be honest and dedicated you need to be responsible. If a person expects to get ahead in life you must be responsible.
    planter715 planter715 51-55, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    im leaving work an hour early.

    ..... hmmm.......
    ocifersanchez ocifersanchez 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 27

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    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    I am In no way perfect.

    .. I have no problem admitting it in anyway. I make mistakes all the time and don't mind apologizing or owning up to it when I have to to. I would like to think it's a very important quality in life to have when you can admit where you are wrong you can learn how to fix it...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 10, 2014

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    I make more than my fair share of mistakes

    but try to learn from each of them!
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 5