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I Am Tired of Feeling Guilty

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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 thisĀ  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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2014

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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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    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 22-25, F Aug 2, 2013

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    I'm guilty of this... I'm also guilty of being on the other end of it. I try not to judge people at all or too harshly... it is kin of difficult when a promiscuous man/woman (which...
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    This feeling I have deep inside, Is a feeling that I cannot describe. From the pit in my belly, To the ache in my heart, Nothing can make me realize that we are really apart Crying...
    ckjackson43 ckjackson43 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I just need to vent and get things out of my system, tired of feeling like an outcast in my own house, because my mother and brother are such **** wads that it annoys me to even...
    Tyfly Tyfly 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I'm tired of being put down by myself every freaking time. I am tired of always feeling like I am not enough and that I never deserve anything. I am tired of telling myself "you...
    dakilangdreamer dakilangdreamer 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    GroundedButterfly81 GroundedButterfly81 31-35, F Feb 16

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    I'm tired tonight and I just need to talk for a bit. So this is like a letter to someone who cares and frankly I don't really sense that right now so Ep gives me a place to vent...
    jthitt jthitt 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    When I listen to the music I like, I search for ratings online. And if the music is rated horrible. I feel like that I am a horrible person. And I can't get rid of it because I...
    lostfreakinglost lostfreakinglost 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    I am so tired of things going down hill. I'm surrounded by bad examples and poor excuses of adults. I moved back to a town with my "mother" after being begged to do so for months...
    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    Weak by Seether No more love to purchase, I've invested in myself You know nothing about me, keep opinions to yourself No more complications, everything's just swell No more...
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    I really am. The man I stupidly fell in love with unintentionally is driving my crazy. He literally is. All my deep feelings came back ever since he started keeping in contact...
    timeisvaluable timeisvaluable 18-21, F 22 hrs ago

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    been feeling extra tired these few days. I just want to sleep and sleep.
    nirvsemp nirvsemp 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I got up this morning, worked out, cams back and help my no with breakfast, babysit for a couple of hours, came back home, got ready for my retail job, worked for the rest of the...
    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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