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I Am Tired of Feeling Guilty

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F Aug 2, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 feel like I'm the only EP member who has ever done anything bad that's really worth feeling guilty for. I said things to my older sister that I shouldn't have. My sister was...
    AlpineBeast AlpineBeast 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This is going to be my public, anonymous diary. So many things are my fault that I can't fix anymore and I can't keep fixing myself, I'm falling apart but I have to stand strong...
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    I have been married for 10 years, together for 14. My husband and I have two children together. Almost our entire relationship he has worked two jobs, almost never home and even...
    dragonflydreams dragonflydreams 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Tired, dancing back and forth with my SO. Tired of not making ends meet. Tired of having the feeling I do not control my life. Tired of feeling sorry for myself. Tired of wating...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    Maybe I used to accept this pity from others before, it is because I was thirsty for feelings, lonely and needed compassion and love. Nothing changed really, maybe I am even in a...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I think I am just emotional exhausted. I am tired of feeling. I am tired of crying, of being depressed. I am tired of the occasional bouts of happiness that give me false hope. I'm...
    littlegirl03 littlegirl03 18-21, F a week ago

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    I am entirely too tired. My body aches but my mind hurts the most. I'm tired of feeling like a burden. I'm tired of hearing her talk all the time about insignificant things. She...
    Confusedsadlonely Confusedsadlonely 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I'm exhausted with being an outcast and not feeling like I belong anywhere yet. I'm tired of being sad almost all the time and disconnected from almost everyone and everything...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am sick and tired of everything. I am tired of my parents always blaming me for every wrong thing my sister does. I'm tired of being judged. I'm tired of feeling lonely and...
    wherehorizonsmeet wherehorizonsmeet 16-17, F Aug 3

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    For him "you're guilty all the same to sick to be a shame you want to point your finger but there's no else to blame you're guilty all the same"
    killerinstinke killerinstinke 13-15, F Aug 3

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    I've posted an experience here before, looking for advice, which was actually how I found this website. It was about some fight I had with my friends from class. Well, this is...
    Thebestofrita Thebestofrita 16-17, F Aug 8

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    I feel depressed and I hate feeling this way because I feel guilty and I hate letting people down and don't want to tell people how I feel because I don't want to bring more...
    LittleMissIntrovert LittleMissIntrovert 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm 22 years old and bipolar. When I was in senior high school i get my bipolar so bad. I hate my society, human and everything seem sick. I hate talking with other people and I...
    creepgirls creepgirls 18-21 Aug 6

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    Lonliness is the worst feeling I hate that even tho I have friends that I feel no one really knows me and just feeling so alone like no one is there for me or cares I'm tired of...
    Daletheloner Daletheloner 18-21, M Aug 18

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    He broke the law. He is not in a POW camp, he is in a Mexican prison for breaking the law. I am not an Obama supporter, but it's ridiculous to blame the president for not...
    reelman4372 reelman4372 31-35, M Aug 21

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    I feel guilty for being alive. I feel guilty for being able to breath and walk and talk. I feel guilty for ruining my parents lives by being born. I wish they never met and got...
    sewshow sewshow 18-21 Aug 6

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    It's always /something/. Always. There's always a problem or distraction. If it's not one medical thing or another, it's a family problem. It's petty drama. It's stupid stuff that...
    BlandSpaghetti BlandSpaghetti 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    My husband works out on the road for two weeks at a time and come homes for two days then leaves out again. We talk for a total of ten minutes a day about nothing so we don't...
    LilDrgnFly LilDrgnFly 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    For years, you've constantly said to me "why are you like this?","why do you care soo much?", "you never want to wear this", but have you ever considered the answer yourself...
    chuacarielle chuacarielle 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    What the hell is wrong with people thinking that they can just use other!?!?!? Like seriously!?!? Does it make them feel better?!?! or am I just the stupid one for having fallen in...
    dexxie dexxie 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    i ve been married 10 years, i love my husband and his family hates me,it feels like i dont have one mil but three my fil and my sil are both just as worse.i ve 3 beautiful boys ,i...
    rainblue rainblue 31-35, F Aug 20

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    I'm tired of feeling lost and not belonging anywhere. I'm fed up with being different from everyone around me. I'm sick of letting myself feel misunderstood and not fully accepted...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Weaker, and weaker I get ever day from stress that is being bottled up inside me. To top it all off I'm really sick off the heat. I just want just curl up in a ball, and...
    OutOfTheOrdinary OutOfTheOrdinary 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    Too bored to stay in. Too tired to go out. That's exactly how I feel!
    xxlouisebaby xxlouisebaby 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Whenever I try to share/think about sharing things that are very personal to me with others (this can be anyone my mother, a friend) I feel like I am going to cry. Usually I just...
    modinski modinski 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    Please oh please don't be rude to me ok? I feel soo guilty in so many ways I just need someone to talk to or hold me right. Here's why I'm guilty 1: I barely ate while I was home...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    I can go a couple days almost enjoying my life then comes that feeling of me wanting to give up on EVERYTHING, school, work, life etc. When this feeling hits me it hits hard I just...
    dezy2be dezy2be 18-21, F Aug 21

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    I'm So Tired Of It... I Get Close To Someone, Then All Of A Sudden They Decide To Up And Leave Me. Like, **** My Feelings... I Don't Want To Keep Going Through This. It's Hell...
    Eriannaa Eriannaa 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Nobody ever responds, or doesn't even feel like they care. So, I'm starting not to care myself. **** it. All. Right. That's how everyone else acts. But I can't do that. I'm just so...
    lucidity91 lucidity91 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    jus feeling like laying in bed all day :) starting a new job and my dui classes to get my license back and im soo tired i wanna say forget it!! this depresion is no joke ! starting...
    cassandra1122 cassandra1122 26-30, F Aug 6

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    Was so tired of it that I had to finally get out and do something.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Aug 10

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    I too am tired of being fat, but no one can ever be the perfect weight. Being all muscly or super thin is over rated. Being you and feeling good about yourself is all that matters...
    justinbartolome justinbartolome 13-15, M Aug 11