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I Accept Responsibility For My Own Actions

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    im leaving work an hour early.

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

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    I am married to a man

    who verbally and emotionally abuses me. It took me years to really see it and I don't know why I can't leave.
    sallyschuler sallyschuler 46-50, F 29 Responses Jun 12

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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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    Most of the time. I will lie

    and cheat to cause others harm but only if they deserve it. And I mean REALLY deserve it. Not like you called me a dumbass or anything minor like that. That's your opinion and you have a right to it.
    LastTrueGentleman LastTrueGentleman 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I have messed plenty in my life

    and have never blamed anyone else for what I've done...I am an adult who can accept responsibility all the time and it's a shame that not everyone will accept responsibility for their own actions
    positivevibes23 positivevibes23 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 12

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    I know that the state of my life today is

    ultimately the direct result of all the decisions I've made in the past. Sure wish I figured that out that sooner.
    Morrgin Morrgin 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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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 6 days ago

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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 13 Responses Mar 31

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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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    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 6 days ago

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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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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 20 Responses Jun 29

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    AuntieShani AuntieShani 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 23, 2014

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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 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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    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 25

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    I wrote her a letter.

    I told her how much I loved her but left enough wiggle room to explain my actions if rebuked. But there wasn't much to debate. I loved her. I loved everything about her, except her husband. I dreamed about her. She set me up with her sister. The sister plucked all her eyebrows...
    zax2 zax2 51-55, M Jun 26

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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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    chicamexicana chicamexicana 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    This is my ultimate goal.

    If I achieve this I can find some peace
    copris85 copris85 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 27

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    Even when the consequences are devastating.

    .. Which, unfortunately, they often have been. =/
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F Jun 28

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    So for whatever reason I was thinking about how

    people love to blame others for their actions, and then I thought of Columbine and how everyone blamed Marilyn Manson and not the actual shooters! For God's sake people, get your heads out of your *****! If I listen to a song about shooting people, and then I go out and shoot...
    YoungOne1901 YoungOne1901 22-25, M 3 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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    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 6 days ago

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    not really i make my boyfriend clean up the

    mess i make most of the time.....stand up guy :)
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 9 Responses Jul 9

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    I don't accept yaaaar.

    .... Em anybudy out there... Haaa
    suresh36 suresh36 22-25, M Jun 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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    If you hang out with chickens you're going to

    cluck, If you hang out with eagles you're going to soar.
    ChanceMoment ChanceMoment 41-45, M 4 Responses May 24

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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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    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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    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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    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 35 Responses Jul 9

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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 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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    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 6 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 4 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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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 10 Responses Jun 27

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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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    We all make mistakes,

    we all do bad things. And we all should be punished when we do so. I believe in justice.
    incognitoaeiu incognitoaeiu 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 13

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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 6 Responses Jul 14

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