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 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

    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

    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

    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

    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...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jun 18, 2011

    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
    6 Responses Mar 26, 2012

    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
    3 Responses Sep 7, 2009

    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

    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

    My mom mostly just makes me feel guilty

    for being homosexual. Saying it's a sin, that its wrong. It makes me hate myself for not being straight. I feel like more of a disappointment because I like girls too. She's pressuring me subtly to change my orientation and religion. I'm thinking of just giving up and pretend to...
    Catariean Catariean
    16-17, F
    Jun 18, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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

    im really tired of feeling guilty.

    i want it to all go away. im sick of living like this and living with all this stress.
    Aliceinwonderland2015 Aliceinwonderland2015
    22-25, F
    Dec 11, 2015

    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

    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

    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...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Aug 2, 2009

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