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I Am Tired of Feeling Guilty

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 212 People

    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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

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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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    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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    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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    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 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

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    i just want to feel accepted not bc of my sexuality. Just of who i am. I want to love myself without rejections or opinions stopping me. everyday i just feel like i'm rejected...
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    I am guilty of Deception, Greed, Fakery, Cowardice & Arrogance. I am capable of pushing others under the bus for my own survival and self-interest. I don't know whether I deserve...
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    About Life I don't know what life is about. People always tried to explain it to me is about "serving God" or keeping your self-clean by not having sexual intercourse with...
    Zolfy Zolfy 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Here's long and boring story of mine. Hope anybody manage to read this. Vanity of humans makes every one think that his or her problems are the biggest, that they are the saddest...
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    I just woke up and I must be feeling well rested and energetic. But instead I feel like I haven't slept for days!!! Last night when I was going to sleep I don't even remember what...
    AmberDD AmberDD 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Not sure of it's a typical EP break or if I'm just growing up at last. I haven't been very active on here for a while...which happens. I like EP and the interaction on this site...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    What more do we have to do to prove our loyalty. What pain an suffering do you have to go through for another human kind, to be acknowledged. We give all to our mates love respect...
    sparksspunk sparksspunk 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My husband works all the time. We had an agreement that he would be home on the weekends to spend time with his family. Now he tells me he isnt coming home this weekend. Im tired...
    momof3grls2015 momof3grls2015 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Yeah these days are harder and harder for me....I feel like I am drowning...and suffocating .... I just sometimes wish to be completely alone...because my friends are hurting me...
    JaneSerenity JaneSerenity 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am in my second semester of college, and found out the day I finished my first semester that my boyfriend and I were pregnant. I have built my entire life around being a mother...
    mimi620 mimi620 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Hate it I hate feeling so fat all the time. Really need to loose weight so tired of feeling so fat
    Kelloggz90 Kelloggz90 22-25, F Feb 4

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    I have a friend who is very sensitive to anything anyone tells her. She then explodes and makes me feel guilty as i think it is my fault. My inside voice tells me it is not.She is...
    SubaruDoo44 SubaruDoo44 31-35, M Feb 3

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    Have you ever noticed that being "tired" means different things to different people depending on what they have going on in their life? A few months ago when I was battling some...
    KinkyKatelyn KinkyKatelyn 22-25, F 8 Responses Feb 2

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    Why does everything have to progressively get worse? I miss when my life had more meaning. When I could say "I'm OK" without lying. I'm too tired to continue this pointless fight...
    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    Tired of waiting for you, Tired of crying, Tired of being nice, Tired of being broke, ..., I'm so tired of life.
    MattCutie16 MattCutie16 16-17, M Jan 31

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    My family always expected I be there for them and do it all. I'm feeling so tired I need to get away. Hard when your a mom, work and keep a household going...
    Elsi3 Elsi3 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    My sweet little brother Andy survived a three week long kidnapping at the age of 8 and I've been dying of guilt ever since. No, what happened wasn't my fault and nobody would ever...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I see what it does to you. You can't stand to see me in pain. I know you'd take it all away from me if you could, but you can't. I know you hate feeling helpless. I'm sorry for...
    oddpodd oddpodd 22-25, F Jan 30

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    MY SOULMATE DIED & IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN ME!!!! He had so much going for him! He was so strong and out going and caring, loving, securing. Then he got cancer and died! NO!!! It...
    bonnieposey1955 bonnieposey1955 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    I told my father figure about my depression because I was tired of it, I was tired of feeling empty, I wanted his help, but he said all I wanted was attention. Now I feel guilty...
    Mathers1722 Mathers1722 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Lately I'm feeling confused and worn out. I have no confidence and feel really insecure. When I get home from work, it take a lot to do anything other than sleep. I'm drained. I'm...
    Daniellandan Daniellandan 26-30, M Jan 29

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    I am running out of energy. I am tired of my fear and anxiety. I am tired of no one understanding me. People are all around me, yet I feel so alone. And what's worse is that I...
    futurecrazycatlady1 futurecrazycatlady1 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    but I don't want to deal with someones