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I Am Tired of Feeling Guilty

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    It has been with me ever

    since high school and I am sick of it. I wish I could combat it and still I find myself submitting to it. I always hold feelings in and want to so bad to let them go.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    For Doing The Right Thing...

    People are pressured NOT TO SPEAK UP, they often fear doing the right thing when the wrong is so widely accepted. I don't believe we should feel bad for doing the right thing, to stand up for what is right. We shouldn't feel guilty for speaking the Truth.... people who don't like...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F Jan 15, 2012

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    I'm Over It

    I'm exhausted for thinking that each horrible thing that has happened in my life is my fault and that its only me to blame. That maybe if I acted a certain way or behaved differently that the people in my life would love me more. Once the guilt goes then the forgiveness to my...
    ChocSwurl ChocSwurl 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2011

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    Guilty

    Original title I know... But it's guilt that has hindered most of my life. I grew up with an alcoholic father who was extremely verbally abusive, and a pot head mom who was there physically, and she would defend us against my dad from time to time, but it was rough growing up. I...
    AshamedAgain AshamedAgain 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 15, 2012

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    Things I Have Given Up That Don't Have Anything To Do With Lent .........

    1. Throw rugs 2. Ironing 3. Long hair ..... Bye bye 4. Shopping for " things " 5. Perfectly making the bed 6. Tons of decorative pillows (donated) 7. Beauty counter perfumes 8. Making homemade pasta 9. Worry regarding the junk drawer 10.Worry regarding that I have 159...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 7 Responses Mar 26, 2012

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    I work really hard to try

    and make my boyfriend happy. I talk to him when things upset me so that we can work them out. I cook for him. I support him and I'm even patient when he does extremely irresponsible things but I am tired. Tired of never getting the reciprocation I deserve. I'm tired of...
    InFp32 InFp32 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    Tell Me About It

    my childs father makes me feel guilty, my mum makes me feel, guilty, my sisters make me feel guilty, friends, ex's blah de blah de blah. they all make me feel guilty even me pets make me feel guilty at times, but you cant make everyone happy all the time right, so its a case of...
    lushandlippy lushandlippy 18-21, F May 6, 2008

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    Im So Very Sorry For Ruining Everything

    My Junior year at high school i made a big mistake. My friend P told me a secret and I accidently let it slip to my friend K. K had overheard our conversation and it would have been pretty foolish to lie. K swore to never mention it to anyone but she pretty much told the whole...
    Lostsoul22 Lostsoul22 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 2, 2009

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    Tired Of Always Feeling Guilt....

    1. My mother: I feel guilty that I am not more normal and not like other 25 year olds. She has even had to lie about my life to old school friends mums which makes me feel sadder and more angry with myself then I can express in words. I feel guilty that I am not in a settled...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 18, 2011

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    How To Get Rid Of The Guilt???

    I had my first child out of wedlock, and with a man that I was not in love with or in a committed relationship with. I really didn't feel like he wanted a baby and I didn't have any reason to believe he would even be around so I moved when my son was 6 weeks old to a different...
    iamalonelysoul iamalonelysoul 41-45, F Mar 30, 2013

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    Why?

    why do I still feel guilty for putting the man who raped me in jail? he's out now, but i'm tired of the guilt i carry around with me. i keep trying to tell myself that it wasn't my fault & i shouldn't feel responsible but i do.
    xhappyendingsx xhappyendingsx 18-21, F Aug 2, 2013

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    Tired Of Feeling Guilty For Not Being The Perfect Mother

    I am tired of beating myself up for my decision to "give up" my first child to be raised by other family members.  It was a good decision then and it still is.  It does not indicate a lack of concern or love on my part.  It is time to let those feelings go. ...
    BeautyBeast BeautyBeast 41-45, F Feb 14, 2010

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    Guilty

    i have done really mean things in the past. and the past is killing me. eventhough its all over and gone i get this sad feeling of not being there for someone who really needed me, all this  because i went throught the same thing recently. some years back i acted like a prik and...
    mixlistener mixlistener 22-25 1 Response Jun 27, 2011

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    I Should Not Have Asked Her..............

     celebrations were going on in my campus.......i was actively involved in it..............D was one of my gd frnds.......A was my room mate.....we frnds had a dbt that A was madly in love with D.........we were sad that A never told us abt that.....So i along with my few...
    hullllllllllllllllllllll hullllllllllllllllllllll 18-21 Aug 23, 2009

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    Itis a Painful Feeling

    I always feel guilty,i seldom forget any bad thing i have done in my life and never forgive so i have mountains of bad feelings and experiences and itis still increasing i dont know what to do itis useless telling myself that iam human and doing mistakes and i should remove the...
    noraone noraone 36-40 4 Responses Sep 7, 2009

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    My Fathers Eyes - Guilt I Cant Shake Off

    Can we ever repay our parents for the sacrifices they make in an effort to make sure their childrens lives are better than their own? Its a sunny day on the deck of my new home. Sprawling estate with a newly constructed, self deigned dream home sitting perfectly on the lot. Ive...
    Iplayrough Iplayrough 31-35, M Jul 31, 2013

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    Hi hello wow, this is weird. For starters I doubt anyone will read this. My name is Valerie I am 15. I'm a relapsing self harmer, I don't look or act like what people think is a...
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    There is so much controversy over abortion laws in different countries and those in the mindsets of the people around. A woman is looked down upon if she has had sex in India...
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    I just yelled at my mom and I feel so guilty but it's almost like I'm too prideful to apologize. Since I don't really have any friends, my mom and my brother are like my best...
    ems350z ems350z 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I'm Tired of not being able to trust my mother. I'm Tired of failing at school. I'm Tired of feeling left out by my mother and her husband. I'm Tired of crying over the guy that...
    HighOnMisery HighOnMisery 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    more later, in my spare time I will write more about this. -----I feel guilty because before my dad passed away . I felt helpless. like there was nothing I could do. I feel like...
    mjbutterfly mjbutterfly 41-45, F Jul 1

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    Feeling so lazy, and I have to study for my Chinese (中文) exam... Been feeling tired, lazy and depressed this week, and if I don't study I'll loose, but I'm too tired to study...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 27

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    i used to think about people reactions and thinking upon an issue i am concerned to even i am the person who got hurt but after some time i start analyzing their feelings too,i am...
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I am a male now in my late 20's, from as long as I can remember I have enjoyed looking at boys (Even as an 8 year old). I wouldn't consider myself as gay, but I feel really guilty...
    barrybob90 barrybob90 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm tired of having these feelings inside of me I hate waking up every morning with like this I hate being so mixed up in my brain that I am truly scared of losing my sanity I...
    BrookeDuchanne16 BrookeDuchanne16 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I constantly feel tired. Not tired like I need more sleep. Just tired of everything in general. Nothing is wrong but nothing is right. I want someone to come tell me they care...
    Smileandbehappy Smileandbehappy 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    When I was 12, a freak accident in a school yard left me with a hole in my skull and 27 stitches. I'm 31 now and in talking with a counselor, I've learned that I've blamed myself...
    sb318w sb318w 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I am so tired of feeling this way. I hate so much. But I don't know how to stop. I have few friends and even they betray me. I am not like in school and alone most of the time. I'm...
    awsomedude13 awsomedude13 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    I saw a guy whom I haven't made ANY contact whatsoever for more than two years (since he graduated from highschool), suddenly saw him in the school café because he was visiting...
    Krystallos Krystallos 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    I am tired of.. really as much as no one can imagine even. if love is the name of only sacrifices, pain , tolerance, harsh words only then I don't want it anymore. I am fed up of...
    brokenangelia brokenangelia 26-30, F Jul 3

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    The most horrible feeling ever! You have those nights where you got so much things on your mind and as soon as you put your head on the pillow the thoughts keep swimming around...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I'm just so ****** up I can't deal anymore I hate have so many mood swings I'm tired of saying stupid **** to people I'm just tired of this constant battle inside of me I hat...
    BrookeDuchanne16 BrookeDuchanne16 16-17, F Jul 11

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    I'm just tired about everything. I don't know what to do anymore with my life. I feel like giving up :/
    officialwanderer officialwanderer 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Im tired of everything i just wanna b happy i wanna be the one he wants i wanna just call it quits but i just cant . I love this man thru everything we have been thru happy...
    lovelymarie21 lovelymarie21 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Title fits very nicely I think. I've said that my "romantic feeling" relationships, partners, sex, etc has been wiped clean from my heart. A lot of people feel this way. Break ups...
    Dantescircle Dantescircle 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    for those people who are feeling empty, and that life is just pointless, and are just so tired of feeling empty, please talk to me, i have the solution, you will not lose anything...
    iamnoor iamnoor 13-15, F Jun 30

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    i feel like im ion my head im tired and worn out and feeling afraid everything is too much i have to cope buy the computer i think i feel confused dont feel like a human being i...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I wish I had some kind of talent. Everyone around has something that makes them unique; athletic, intelligent, artistic, writer, whatever. I'm tired of feeling like I'm left out...
    CloakedStranger CloakedStranger 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    Yes I might look tired in this pic but it's worth it for someone. We'll happy 4th of July people! 🎉
    Vickychajon Vickychajon 13-15, F Jul 5

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    I thought "there's no way I can be pregnant." I bought a pregnancy test so I could prove it to myself because my boyfriend was worried about it. People have late periods all the...
    sweetsydchris sweetsydchris 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Really not liking feeling sick all the time. It's like only 2 or three days I actually feel great. Most of my life I get horribly nauseous and get sick. I'm mostly bed ridden...
    SpilledTea SpilledTea 18-21, F Jul 7

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    You say "oh speak your mind! You're amongst friends!" But no soon as you speak out, you get a bunch of people giving you the third degree. Yes I'm talking about this LGBT crap...
    yourguardingangel yourguardingangel 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I married then cheated on him then we divorced then 3 years later remarried & now we have 2 small children. I recently met up w a former lover who I should have stayed with in the...
    HisAndrea HisAndrea 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Feeling lost & alone. I feel like everybody hates me. They don't want anything to do with me. I'm a burden in everybody's life. I have nobody to talk to, and nobody to listen. I...
    Maq98 Maq98 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I have been dealing with a lot recently, trying to get my act together and figure out what I want to do with the rest of my life. I am scared. Just got a car, have 2 jobs, and am...
    GiovanniRose GiovanniRose 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I'm just sick and tired of giving my all to someone and then being let down, I hate that **** so much and as much as I don't want to admit it, it breaks my heart. It's just so...
    Neshaxo Neshaxo 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I'm not a second choice, and I sure as hell am not third choice. I'm just so tired of being the person someone talks to because they can't talk to who they really wanted to. Don't...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 5 days ago