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I Blame Myself For Things Gone Wrong

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    He Died

    My dad died a year ago, and I sometimes feel like it's partially my fault. It started when he had the stroke in September. My mom had went to check on him in their room, and saw that he'd fallen out of bed and wasn't acting right. I went in to see, and realized it was likely a...
    SagesBabie SagesBabie 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2009

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    I Think Everything Is My Fault And Blame Myself For Everything

    I blame myself for anything that goes on around me, or that happens to the people around me. my dad left mom's favorite dish hanging off the table, the cat nocked it over, it broke, it was my cat must be my fault, and instantly i start shaking and wondering what the punishment...
    stoiccloset stoiccloset 18-21 1 Response Oct 11, 2009

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    Life Gone Wrong

    I feel somtimes the way my life has turned out is my fault if I would of went school when I was 18 instead of getting involved in things I should have not.  I was lost at 18.  Now I'm a mom with 2 amazing wonderful children 5 and 6 I feel like i'm letting them down...
    Babygirl1977 Babygirl1977 26-30, F Jan 8, 2010

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    Where Did I Go Wrong In Life?

    hello please hear me out please.where do i start this is tough... ok I am 43 Male i live in Britain.I live with my Mother and her boyfriend who drive me mad (she is 63 i love her)but we clash and old people do become annoying yes?(they love life) i hate every minute of mine.I am...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 2, 2013

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    Gone Wrong

    If it is my fault, then I will blame myself.  If it is not my fault, I will not.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Sep 30, 2011

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    "my Colonscopy"

    A colonscopy is a piece of cake. Mmmmmmmmmmm,piece of cake. Im hungry, just kidding. I would have never jeopardized my colonscopy by introducing solids the day of Evacud to. Every dream, and i had many involved accidentally eating something i should'nt which meant ANYTHING. I did...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2011

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    I Almost Lost My Arm From A Hena

    I went to Hong Kong Summer of 2012 for vacation as I've always loved my heritage and culture as a Chinese American. I spent the next 2 months staying with extended relatives and living with them. I spent everyday observing and interacting with people who live their lives vastly...
    bfung bfung 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 22, 2013

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    I Blame It All On Me

    i remember when i first went out with my ex it all went smooth till prob 3 weeks and then he tried to go to the next step i wasn't ready for that specially since hes brother was in the same room so i told him i have to go so i ran upstairs grabbed my bag and left after that he...
    meaglouait meaglouait 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 6, 2011

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    It's Not The Victims Fault.

    yet we all blame ourselves. what if i did this, or did that. screamed louder? resisted more? told sooner? told at all? cried more? begged more? pleaded more? ran? hid? fought back? fought at all? what did i do? what didnt i do? why did this happen? what wrong have i done? truth...
    monsterwithinme monsterwithinme 18-21, F Dec 20, 2011

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    Idk.

    He said it's not my fault. I said it was. It's all because of my ****** up mind and my over emotional responses to absolutely everything. He said it's his fault. I said it wasn't.   He said no matter what it's not me this time. That's the one thing he wanted me to know...
    cookiecakes cookiecakes 18-21, F Oct 11, 2009

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    My Friend

    My best friend has had a lot happen to her in the last few years and I've managed to blame myself for a whole lot of it. She was in a snowboarding accident a few years ago. I was the one who convinced her to go snowboarding that day. She and her boyfriend of 2 years reached a...
    BleedingMascara BleedingMascara 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 15, 2008

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    Life Fell Apart...

    April 1st 2007 - My life came crashing down around me.  My other half was taken away from me.  My husband was an immigrant from England.  He was brought over when he was 9 years old.  His family never got him his paperwork.  So when we married, I filed...
    IrishEyes IrishEyes 21-25, F 4 Responses Sep 20, 2007

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    Why Can't I Be Better?

    I had a patient.  He was very ill, needy, rude, demanding, pushy, childish and immature, and generally sucked the life out of me anytime I had to deal with him.  He died today.  After a meeting with him and his son, he left, and by the time he got home he was in such severe...
    cedricsmom cedricsmom 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 7, 2011

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    The Chains Of Habit Are Generally Too Small To Be Felt Until They Are Too Strong To Be Broken

    Blame…. It is such an ugly word, yet I get blame piled on top of me on a daily basis. If I were to be able to make it through an entire day without being faulted for someone else’s problem, I do not know if I would even recognize my own life. Having the finger...
    TypicalPisces TypicalPisces 31-35, F Dec 7, 2010

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    I Was Abused......... Until I Reached The Bed

    I couldnt stop the abuse on myself inflicted by my family, and when things fell apart i blamed myself!
    HelenParis HelenParis 22-25 Mar 8, 2012

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    Even Though I Know I Didn't Do It.

    It's so hard to get past the guilt of things gone wrong. Today I feel like I ruined everyones day....I asked to be left alone for a bit....that I just needed some space to deal....and he snapped at me and everyone else. He smashed the door and porch gate...he put a hole in the...
    luckypickle luckypickle 26-30 29 Responses Nov 15, 2009

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    ik its wrong but its like i automatically am upset if someone else gets upset or i fee .as if im to blame if someone hurts me. i mean bad things wohldent happenen to me if i didnt...
    tjindigo tjindigo 18-21, F Jan 12

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    something happened I didn't do I blame my self everyday
    sugarplum44 sugarplum44 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 12

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    OK so there is this guy and I haven't talked to him in two years and well at that time he was married but now he is separated or so I thought but turns out he is engaged again but...
    ABeautifulMess1994 ABeautifulMess1994 18-21, F Jan 18

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    its like nomatter what i tell my 18yr old sis she will never get it until something terrible happens to her. maybe then she"ll remember my mother and my words/advices.But then if...
    cynR1993 cynR1993 18-21, F Jan 12

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    I used to be in the habit pointing the finger at everybody else..and never myself. We have nobody to blame but ourselves. Who in control of our bodies? Who can change the situation...
    CBlaze22 CBlaze22 18-21 1 Response a week ago

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    To all those moms and dads never talk secretly about negative things/habits in your child/son. children have ears , and they may listen this is your job to fix this bad thing by...
    Bash94 Bash94 18-21, M Jan 11

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    Funny how people thank God for what they have but as soon as something bad happens it's all God's fault too.
    TheFemaleGrimReaper TheFemaleGrimReaper 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have a fantasy that pervades my dreams a lot. I am trying on my Mums lingerie and she has been watching me from the doorway. It isn't fair when you see most of the females...
    Lin79 Lin79 31-35, T 6 days ago

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    Most likely this kind of drama... I am me and I am who I am. That's the fact that all of us needs to accept. Lately, i mean 2-3 days ago i join a camp and wishing that my crush...
    etude etude 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    i dont know . i just jelous at people that laughing with their friends and I dont know why I am like this . maybe I need someone who can make me so speacial . or maybe its my...
    onikaa onikaa 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    so i just do my exam, math today. and i didn't answer at all because I can't. i'm so stupid you know . i have no skill. im ugly . i have no friends. no one care for me . and i just...
    onikaa onikaa 18-21, F Jan 16

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    27 years old. This is more intense than ever right now.
    thejoyprovider thejoyprovider 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    It's possibly the most annoying thing. Ever.
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    It was on New Years Eve right as the clock struck twelve.
    pebblerin pebblerin 13-15, F Jan 9

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    I was born normal, just like every one else. When i was about 11ish I began to notice I different. Most kids around my age like hanging out, talk about sports tv shows, the works...
    blacknight2345 blacknight2345 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    My mom deid when I was five years old she was giving birth to my sister when she deid the worst of all was my baby little sister also did along with her since then I have been...
    vikerkelvin vikerkelvin 18-21, M 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    The thing about me.. My hair is too dark..too black as well as my eyes. My skin is icy and my hands are that too. I never feel the warm embrace, the love I've wanted. But it simply...
    CursedRaven CursedRaven 16-17, F 10 Responses Jan 2

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    I am a single mom... the kids' dad left us when they were toddlers... for a party life. We have been doing it on our own for 15 yrs. My dad and mom used to help me but they both...
    Howtobeme Howtobeme 51-55, F 5 days ago

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    I hate everyone. I mean it. I'm done caring about other people who don't even see me. I just want to be left completely alone. I don't want anyone. I don't want anyone to care...
    ImYourLady ImYourLady 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I'm fifteen. I'm a sophomore and I've been continually depressed since last summer when the first girl I legitimately fell for got really mad at me and then moved away. I just sent...
    GuiltyLover GuiltyLover 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    there was a time when me and my brother were best friends but as time changed he became different and at one point of time there came a fight between us and we got separated For...
    psycruler psycruler 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Honestly I am 34 and no high school education. I had kids at 18,29,21 . Been married 2x and never done a damn thing for myself . I come from a place and daily that has the...
    KittenHasClaws1980 KittenHasClaws1980 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    The title says it all. Well yeah, I really do hate myself. I've been hospitalized 3 times in the past year for suicide attempts, self-harm, and drug use. I've done so many things...
    shecancareless shecancareless 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I have an urgent need to forgive myself for something I did in high school. For years I've been very harsh with myself about this mistake and I've been telling myself that what I...
    NamelessNomad NamelessNomad 22-25, F a week ago

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    January is the hardest month for me. My daughter was 15 when she decided to stop coming over. She decided to stop speaking to me. The she blew off our family Christmas. Then...
    sadmom68 sadmom68 46-50, F Jan 9

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    it's really hard to not cut myself right now, but i don't know how much longer i can hold on, all the hateful comments, being blamed for things I've never done, school is not...
    EyelessGlitch EyelessGlitch 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    God and me (Nothing but the truth) Every time I find evidence, I end up doubting if its true evidence. But theres always someone telling me its true, I was made this was. I...
    HandyMannyWanny HandyMannyWanny 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I’m really unclear as to why this has to be a group for women only. Are we pretending now that men never use power tools or are we just afraid to stand beside them and show that...
    ClaudNine ClaudNine 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a born and raised southern girl who has chosen to go black regarding my boyfriend. I am 16 and almost 17. I have been dating a black high school classmate, coworker, and my...
    pregnantgirlfriend pregnantgirlfriend 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Since I finished school life everything changed - from socially,emotionally,psychologically to more responsibilities!So i've learnt so much in 6 years about myself, my health...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Criminological Theories (2) The Classical School of Criminology This is Original Content I am preparing myself for writing academic articles geared toward first year criminology...
    ryleechristine ryleechristine 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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