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I Am Guilty For a Lot of Reasons

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    Going Too Far

    When I was 13 I was in a group of friends. There were about 11 of us girls. We were all *******. We caused trouble and talked about people behind their backs and enjoyed  manipulating people. It was basically the only things we all had in common. We just talked about people...
    Adri-irda Adri-irda 16-18, F 4 Responses Aug 27, 2006

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    Trying to Overcome This Feeling

    because it tears me up inside when I sit and think of all the guilty things inside
    GoldieMtZion GoldieMtZion 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 20, 2007

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    I Hate That Its True But, It Is

    I smiled in your face when I knew I hated you. I tattooed your name on my neck when I knew it wouldn't last the summer. I called when I really wanted to talk to someone else. I went when I didn't want to, did what you asked, wore what you said and felt resentment bubble up but...
    dangeroustwist dangeroustwist 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2011

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    All The Time

    I was born a girl My father was raised to think that girls were only made to serve men He didn't have a drinking problem before I existed He was thrilled when he found out my mom was going to have him a child But everything went downhill when they found out I was a girl My...
    InmemoryofLifelessStar InmemoryofLifelessStar 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 19, 2011

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    So Here's The Deal...

    I decided that I would find a random group and if it was at all applicable to me, I vowed that I would join it and write a story. And this is the group I got :) Problem is, I'm guilty of many and numerous things, from betraying friends to betraying...
    Emptysoul30 Emptysoul30 22-25, M 9 Responses Nov 25, 2009

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    Some things happened

    as a little kid that I don't enjoy talking about. I'm not really scarred by them, but I feel bad that I don't have the trust in people who care about me to tell them anything. And because of the rules society has forced down upon us, I use to feel like ****. Now that I'm older...
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    READ This All

    THERE IS NO GUILT IN NATURE. NO ANIMAL FEELS THAT. We make a mistake, get some consequences and we get a lesson. That's all. We shouldnt feel any guilt for that anymore just remember the lesson and not to repeat the same mistake again.
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Feb 18, 2009

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    Guilty

    i am guilty because i have destroyed hopes and broken so many believes of all those persons who really cared about me,, my parents my girlfriend, my sister and my best friend...............there is noway i can have them back and feel the same as innocant as i was when i met them...
    dissapoint dissapoint 22-25, M Jun 4, 2013

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    Guilt Is So Heavy

    I feel guilty about so many things, but the biggest thing is about my son.  When he was 3 1/2yrs old his uncle sexually abused him, and I feel so guilty about it.  I put my trust in him and I feel like I should have known, I should have seen it, I'm his mother It's my...
    keyna keyna 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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    Am I A Bad Person?

    I guess I have always lived with guilt. Just the way I was bought up. But  life has moved in such a way that I now really feel guilty about everything, including being healthy.I met my husband when I was 20. I  have loved and cared him for years. He is a kind, generous person...
    smorgangarton smorgangarton 36-40 4 Responses Jun 17, 2011

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    Using My "Powers" For Evil

    I think about myself and the "power" I have in the form of influence. The respect I have because I am genuinely a good person who does good works. Except.....when I'm not. Today I took the authority I have and abused it. Abused it to the Nth degree and now-although it cannot...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 5, 2013

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    Loss, Guilt And Saddness

    Hi I dont know why i'm writing this but I have to tell someone how i feel. Its been a few years since i left my wife and family home to be with another woman. I believed at the time that i had found a better life. I was wrong. I had it staring me in the face all along. Determind...
    dad1976 dad1976 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 11, 2012

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    Okay so this is my first post,

    and even though I'm through a phone screencast I still feel awkward. I suppose I should just start writing. I feel guilty. Sorta obvious right.? but the thing is, I feel guilty and I can't stop feeling it. It's as if when I do something bad, or wrong or even stupid, the guilt...
    ArraSails ArraSails 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    I Am A Sloppy Man!

    I feel depressed and afraid, guilty for many reasons I don't know why I am like this. I have many sloppy things done in my life. I was not able to think of good ideas because of these messy things happened. I am afraid of all things. The number one to be blame and the reasons for...
    try2 try2 18-21, M 1 Response May 28, 2011

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    I Feel Guilty When I Think Of This...

    When my co worker suddenly took her son out of my daycare and I assumed it was because of me. I had formed a close bond with her and her child and she said that they all loved me. I had looked after her son for 2 years and so when she abruptly took him out of my care without...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 2 Responses May 8, 2011

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    Guilt

    I suffer from guilt a lot when I think of things I did wrong. Guilt is a strong enough for me. It makes me feel worthless and it's most hard to bare, having to forgive myself over and over again. I have a lot of guilt issues, for things I didn't know any better than to do, things...
    Goslyn Goslyn 31-35, T Apr 1, 2013

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    He Broke Me But I Broke Him Worse Pt 1

    When I was in my freshman year of college I was crazy. I dyed my hair blonde, I went to a lot of parties and I kept by gpa at an amazing standing of a 3.6. But things went differently from planned when I began to date a guy who was the complete opposite from me in looks and in...
    littlephantz littlephantz 18-21, F Aug 10, 2012

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    I Can't Face Up To What I Have Done.

    A big problem if it isn't nipped in the bud. A bad habit that continues to fester like a wound, leaking pus into your life and corrupting things around you. When someone can't confess that they were wrong, an insane amount of guilt grows and piles until you start feeling guilty...
    fastsandslash fastsandslash 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 26, 2010

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    I Have Had Lesbian Sex

    it was my first day at college,i had always been at home,and had always obeyed my elders,but when i left to college,a hostel life,everything turned to be different and a difficult lot.i was too innocent and good so got a lot of friend,but deep inside i was so hollow ,i didnt have...
    daughterof daughterof 22-25 3 Responses Nov 5, 2010

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    The Guilt Bomb

    I did a lot of horrible things when I was younger. And I feel guilty about them to this very day. It is a burden on my soul which I will carry till I die. But there are few things that I feel guilty for all the time. My grandfather passed away last year, and I always feel bad...
    Silver01ta Silver01ta 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 22, 2008

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    Should've Died That Night

    It was in March when i tried to commit suicide. I was riding in the car with my girlfriend at the time and her family, we had just separated ten minutes before and I was slowly realizing there was nothing left for me. My family was broken apart, school was torture, i was giving...
    LovelessInViva LovelessInViva 16-17 3 Responses Sep 11, 2011

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    I Could Have Saved Him

    I knew him quite well. He often visited at my invitation. Sometimes for just a few hours and at others for a few days. He was seldom any trouble but on occasion I did have to twist his arm. I would meet him on the street or even in his home. This meeting would be on the street. I...
    lifetolive lifetolive 51-55, M 7 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    ...guilty Or Not Guilty?

    ... but it hurts! It hurts really really bad sometimes. Even though its, been a little over 2 years, the thought that I had a choice and I chose the wrong way that ended the other person in so much pain (emotionally), simply kills me with 'a feeling'. Now what is that then, if it...
    TheSeriousJoker TheSeriousJoker 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 15, 2011

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    Can't Escape My Past

    Wow, when i look back on thing i have done since hmm junior year in high school, until about last year, i feel terrible and extremely embarrassed. I feel like i have caused a lot of problems, or i have this shameful reputation. I moved away in hoping to escape a lot of these...
    notinthemood notinthemood 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 4, 2009

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    It's Always Without Fail My Fault

    No matter what evil is going on in the world i can't help but believe it is somewhat my fault. My friend's dad died last year and i put all the blame on myself when i never even met the man. When another friend got really sick mentally(with was a relapse from before i met her) i...
    cheer12 cheer12 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2011

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    Guilt

    I wish I could say what I wanted to people without feeling guilty. I’m so concerned with hurting their feelings that I suffer because of it. Every single time, even with strangers, when it’s people I don’t like I don’t care; I know that comes off as cruel, but I see it as...
    yamihirugashi yamihirugashi 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2010

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    Guilt

    Since a little kid I was not able to enjoy life. Why? Because everybody made me feel guilty because they made me feel selfish and that I don’t deserve **** so now I can’t enjoy anything because I feel bad when I am having fun. This begun when I first went shopping with my...
    BeingChasedInTheFullMoonOften BeingChasedInTheFullMoonOften 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2012

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    I Am Guily For A Lot Of Reasons

    I used to watch ****. My mom never knew but I'm sure she will find out sooner or later. She caught me sexting once and took my phone away. Ive also hurt a lot of people.
    Cammybee Cammybee 13-15, F Oct 8, 2011

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    Been Carrying It Around In Me For Years

    I feel so guilty and lame that I have trouble enjoying things others wouldn't even question I feel guilty about being in love and longing and desiring. I feel guilty for even being happy occasionally I feel guilty over the child abuse and over not finding a relationship I feel...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 24, 2011

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    Guilt Over All of It.

    I feel guilty most for having the anxiety disorder that I do because I feel like I want my son to see the world.Give him everything that's out there..I feel guilty for having the problems I do ....I don't like crowds at all so activites involving crowds and more are avoided...
    jessabellcool jessabellcool 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 8, 2007

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    Love Al

      "Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence." - Albert Einstein
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 30, 2010

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    I Have Made So Many Mistakes. ...

    I have made so many mistakes. Some of them I regret, some of them doesn't even matter anymore
    rosebud2ster rosebud2ster 21-25, F 2 Responses Feb 21, 2007

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    Face Yourself

    When i noticed that i'm in a deadlockAnd everthing i love over my head is a blockI just stayed alone in the dead of nightAnd kept thinking of my fate until day lightI stood aside and gazed at my real lifeThen i found my daimon at the dead lineTelling me to take a step and stand...
    hydrangeaa hydrangeaa 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 9, 2011

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    My Teacher

    For many years now I have had a teacher whom I have loved and respected in many ways and for many reasons. A year and a half ago he invited me into his home to become his apprentice and study, work, train and teach with him full time. It seemed at the time that this was...
    weighted weighted 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 17, 2009

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    The Guilt Still Haunts Me

    I had a fling with a guy he was engaged, and then just once when he was married we made out, I felt so bad and since then stopped all contact with him. Thankfully I have never kept in touch with him since and I ignore him totally as it was a promise I made to God as well. I do...
    femaleSOUTHAFRICA femaleSOUTHAFRICA 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 3, 2013

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    Get Rid Of Guilt & Fear

    Lost my wallet this morn Tho over it I do not mourn Over a hundred stirling pounds Bank cards drivers licence, more: Inconvenience Galore Nobody’s fault but my own Poor cash storage: Now gone It was difficult to let go A lot of money don’t you know I have no room for guilt or...
    MAKETEANOTWAR MAKETEANOTWAR 41-45, M Dec 16, 2012

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    Most recently lying to my boyfriend about my

    drug use and self harm. I don't think all the drugs and cuts were worth the end of my relationship.
    ScarlettDarkness ScarlettDarkness 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    I Am Guilty

    I'm guilty to have trusted people I shouldn't have.  You think they're nice and then it is back stabbing time.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2011

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    Have Share of Skeletons In The...

    Have share of skeletons in the closet I suppose. Think most of us do.
    dmwinchester dmwinchester 36-40, M Jul 30, 2007

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    I Hurt The People I Love. At Least I Think I Do

    First, im a self harmer, and im 4 weeks cleen. Anyone who has been clean from self harm knows how emotional you get. You used to filter emotions by cutting, now you have to talk about them, and ****. Second, i was abused by my drunk father. That causes alot of pain and confusion...
    fourteenbluebirds fourteenbluebirds 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 3, 2011

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    Teacher Who Holds A Grudge

    i have a teacher who holds a grudge against me i dont know what i did in the past that made him so cold against me ! but i will not back down ! if he wants a fight i will give it back to him.......... i will prove it to him!
    noahjakson noahjakson 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 2, 2013

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    My Friend Got Raped Because of Me

    I was 15 years old. We were about to move to a different country so My brother and I threw a huge party and the whole school was invited. I rented a bar with bowling lanes and a big room for dancing, It was awesome. Before the party started I had a conversation...
    GrueneRose GrueneRose 22-25 24 Responses May 11, 2007

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    None of Them Are Pretty.... =(

      I have been a bad friend for many years, to myself & others. I don't know how to control my own inability to get up & carry on normally. I am 37 years old & am still relying on "mommy". I can't hold down a job, can't get on disability because I didn't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 14, 2009

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    Guilt Is Kind of a Useless Emo...

    Guilt is kind of a useless emotion when you think about it.  I mean, why do we feel guilty in the first place?  Because we're empathetic.  We did something that wronged someone and we feel bad about it.  But there's no changing it once it was done.  And...
    theophania theophania 22-25, F 7 Responses Feb 18, 2007

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    I Know Many of My Sad Circumst...

    I know many of my sad circumstances were caused by me. When I make a mistake in my life I can follow the repercussions for the rest of my life. I KNOW I'M GUILTY....
    sweetd sweetd 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2007

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    Guilty As Charged

    for the things i have done in the past and probably for the things that i will do in the future i am guilty of hurting my family through my illness and thoughtlessness at times for doing embarrasing things in the past for cheating  with a partner for having an affair with a...
    claracluck claracluck 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2007

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    I'm Sorry

    I'm most guilty for my inability to forgive.  I know where I have ended up is because I don't know how to accept my past and let it go.  I know that everyone will remember their past, but to accept it is different. I'm guilty because I expect so much out of someone...
    WorkItMami WorkItMami 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2007

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    Like Rust Upon Iron...

    "Guilt upon the conscience, like rust upon iron, both defiles and consumes it, gnawing and creeping into it, as that does which at last eats out the very heart and substance of the metal."~Bishop Robert South
    MmmBabi MmmBabi 46-50, F Jul 17, 2012

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    Taking A Good Personal Inventory Helps.

    At the ripe old Age of 41, I live my life with plenty of Guilt and TONS of Regrets. I feel you've not taken a good personal Inventory if you live Life with the mantra "I have no Regrets!". Come now, I bet if you read on, you'll see we ALL have Regrets, we all have Unfinished...
    Eireannach Eireannach 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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    Graduating Or Maybe Not

    I'm a 4th year graduating student(not really sure if I will be able to graduate now), my depression started when I was in 3rd year  since I really really don't want to be a nursing student but my parents want me to. I started to absent and after a while when my groupmates...
    ashleybrowneyes ashleybrowneyes 18-21 1 Response Mar 21, 2011

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    I Am Guilty... Well, For A Lot Of Reasons....

    First, I lived... My nephew died the day before my eighth birthday... I lived. I grew; I saw; I felt; I sensed; I lived. It feels innately wrong for many reasons--that I should have lived and he should have died. It cannot be correct. I have lived for most of my life with a...
    SamuelleAnthea SamuelleAnthea 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 14, 2011

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    I was in a relationship with a girl for almost 6 years and we we got engaged. After the knot I came across this other girl through a friend. We hung out and stuff and she even knew...
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    I feel guilty, but don't know if I should. So here is my story. I am a married, working mother of a two year old little girl. Now I was a stay at home mom for the first year and a...
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    My guilty pleasure is watching Ghost Adventures. Zak Bagans - wow!
    Lookinglass6961 Lookinglass6961 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    There are so many people right now that are pregnant my best friend my teacher that just had her baby and my co workers wife when I think about this I think about what they gain by...
    Ginger387 Ginger387 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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