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I Blame Myself For Things Gone Wrong

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Apr 2, 2013

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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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    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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    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 36-40, F Dec 7, 2010

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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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    everything comes down to my own choices.

    things i did or did not do or say. i chose.... i dont blame anyone for my choices. i know that when i keep making the same choices its my fault. when i smoked it was me and not phillip Morris fault. if i drink, its me and not capt morgan. if i speed, its me and not yamaha...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 29, 2015

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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 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 20, 2007

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 6, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    You try to be different but your constantly victimized, you know deep inside that its wrong to be this despised, still you cant help but believe your to blame, your hearts aching...
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    1. I'm a lot smarter in my head than verbalizing my ideas and thoughts. 2. I'm a very empathetic and a accepting person. I can't say that I entirely pride myself in that aspect...
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    i dont understand why everyone turns against me.inside it hurts really badly.i feel like i should have never even been born this way.i cant handle all of my problems at once...
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    1. I've been told to die so many times2. I've been bullied3. betrayed by my previous friends4. waste of space5. it seems like everything i do is never good enough6. too afraid to...
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    Ive been with my boyfriend for 3 years and we were officially engaged for 5 months. He got a job at another state and I moved with him because we were engaged and our families knew...
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    leighann2 leighann2 61-65, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Heey~^^! I am here to share my story~ Soo... I am 16 years old and i cut for first time two weeks ago... ( I've just downloaded the app. I used it before, but i delete my profile...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    accepting yourself is the most hard thing to do.... how can i overcome this problem. :/
    yan2 yan2 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    One of my biggest downfalls, is always looking to the past for guidance, whereas most people would learn from it, I dwell in it. I've been diagnosed with chronic depression since I...
    NinaPants97 NinaPants97 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 4

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    not to make too much of it...i have a long way to go. talking has finally started to put things together. pieces of the past that provided the vital "why"? why do i do what i do...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I've had a real epiphany over this last week. The last two years have been really terrible and I've been wallowing and drifting following a relationship breakdown. This affected me...
    Burnley123 Burnley123 31-35, M 8 Responses Feb 4

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    akaypatt akaypatt 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I am a little confused..well very confused..when that other guy from office has also passed his exam, why did aa not pass? what has happened to him..isn't this just so stupid...
    sb0730 sb0730 22-25, F Feb 4

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    I really don't like this because I can be a religious person at times. But anyways, I use to and still try not to blame God for things that have happened in my life. Everybody goes...
    dhaith dhaith 16-17, F Feb 4

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    It always feel like I'm being watched and judged by everything I do or say. Most of the time, I try and ignore that looming feeling but other times it just sort've..gets to me. It...
    ApatheticSpark ApatheticSpark 13-15, F Feb 3

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    They're not ordered on what i don't like the most to the least :) just random 1. The sound of nails scratching on the wall 2. Unorganised places or stuff 3. School 4. Periods 5...
    sabrinabryn sabrinabryn 13-15, F Feb 3

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    I feel that most people in my life are only there due to convenience. I don't feel any "bond" or connection with even my closest friends and family anymore. I know it's my fault...
    Sparklyblueunicorns Sparklyblueunicorns 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 3

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    I find myself missing things I shouldn't miss these days. Does that ever happen to you? Things that were never real to start with, but your feelings you experienced during the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 3

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    I always mess up everything. I think too far ahead, I'm too hopeful.. but at the same time you say I'm too pessimistic.. it's either I'm too pessimistic or I'm too optimistic. you...
    Caitlinsmith1636 Caitlinsmith1636 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I'm an odd creature. I think we're all odd though...that kinda makes us, us. I have this thing where I want to fix everyone though. If I sense someone is having a bad day I feel...
    MsJessicaRabbit MsJessicaRabbit 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 2

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    I am a recovering male anorexic who has been in outpatient therapy since March of last year. Back in June, I wasn't improving at all, and was starting to get very sick. It got to...
    Caridinals21 Caridinals21 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    I keep trying to forget what I did. The night my dad died I left the room. He was on hospice and he was at home. I hired someone to care for him 24 hours a day but I gave him...
    strawberyblond strawberyblond 70+, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    “I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies...
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    I made a promise to myself, one that I haven't kept. me and my mom never had a good relationship, and this particular day after picking me up from my dad's she went to shower after...
    pricklytickk pricklytickk 22-25, F Feb 1

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