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I Blame Myself For Things Gone Wrong

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, 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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    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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    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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    Because Everybody Blames Me

    Anything that happens, that goes wrong, or anything. I get the blame. Even if I wasn't involved I get the blame. I do all the frikken hard work and I still get the blame! It's so annoying and frustrating. But now when something goes wrong I blame myself, even if I didn't do, I...
    ImOkayNow ImOkayNow 16-17, F Oct 30, 2011

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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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    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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    "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 Apr 24, 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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    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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    Of course I'm going to blame myself, its pretty much down to me that stuff goes wrong most times anyway, not going to blame anyone else for my unending screw ups and causing just...
    Waywardsilence Waywardsilence 41-45, M Sep 14

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    Had a bad day at work today. Something happened that was out if my control. But I still blame myself and feel I caused it. I don't want to return to work. ( I'm a midwife)
    bj345 bj345 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I know it's a bad thing to do, and I've heard it from so many people that I can't fix everything. I know I can't, but when something goes wrong I always think about what I could've...
    Leosbaby0311 Leosbaby0311 16-17, F Sep 14

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    Everything is my fault. I drive people away because I automatically assume they're pissed off at me or that they hate me. I get terrified of anger towards me and actually by...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    I do everything wrong and am the burden in everyone's lives.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    There is no reason to blame God for the worlds problems. The Bible explains very well why we have disease, illness, and natural disasters. Adam and Eve ate from the forbidden tree...
    bringmesomepie bringmesomepie 18-21, M 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    He has been in my life for 12 years. We've been married for 5 years. Then he just stopped talking to me. Just ... stopped. 45 days later he asked me when I was going to finally see...
    e78celia e78celia 36-40, F Sep 20

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    I guess everyone forget things.. So i don't have worry about that thing :D
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 14

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    Because if we did wrong we don't take the blame ourself and we always blame it on others !! :(
    quirky1992 quirky1992 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I don't blame the Christian god for the troubles now. If the bible were true then in the Old Testament he or she should be put to death for he or she's wrath. Hypocrisy at its...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Who else would you blame? We're powerless to do anything. At least the Gods could have put in a little bit of effort. I know this is controversial, but think from your heart, you...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Back in high school , I had a teacher who was very nice , attractive as i saw him , and i really liked him , sometimes i felt like he liked me too , cause he always treated me...
    SaturnSavior SaturnSavior 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    It has been three years since my best friend killed himself, and it seems as though everyone has forgotten. Of course there was those initial few weeks, where everyone was crying...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F Sep 8

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    1. I always try to order something different, but always end up ordering the same thing. 2. People love to share their troubles with me; I hate sharing my troubles with anyone 3...
    aksil aksil 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I know I'll never kiss you But I can't stop thinking of your lips on mine I know I'll never hug you But I can't stop imagining being snug between your arms I know I'll never make...
    covetanother covetanother 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I may not be young for much longer, but I can always be beautiful forever loving myself and continuously striving to be a better person. If that's more than enough for me, then it...
    Aquarius1402 Aquarius1402 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    Today in class, we talked about how most people in this culture unknowingly practice "The Trance of Unworthiness". Its basically our radical self criticism that plays on default...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F Sep 13

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    For fun, and to release stress. It's nice to be in control of my own body.
    LittleStain LittleStain 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm honestly done with people, either except me completely for the person I am or don't accept me at all.
    livinliferight6 livinliferight6 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    People after people get disappointed in me.. And for what.. ? Everything..
    KissItAllBetter0 KissItAllBetter0 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Cause our problems are created by us, not God!
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Because He wants everything to happen so that we can understand stuff.
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    It's our fault that we are sinners. We are the ones who cause most of the world's disasters. We are the crimes, not anyone else. Our job is to love one another like Jesus loved us...
    Aepeth Aepeth 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Movies are the reason im a hopless romantic
    Pingu113 Pingu113 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    or at least I will try to.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Sep 13

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    I'm am a chicken nugget and I embrace it.
    GenericChickenNugget GenericChickenNugget 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    Not being cocky but My flab is fab 👌👌
    brookiebear3011 brookiebear3011 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    Just be yourself And smile as the way you live on earth Don't give a **** on haters Just give them a middle finger and smile 😁
    ZesMe21 ZesMe21 13-15, F Sep 22

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    I know it takes two but why don't I hold him accountable too for the end of our relationship? We got into a fight in February and stopped talking to each other, it was a game of...
    shasha73 shasha73 41-45 Sep 19

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    I know it takes two but why don't I hold him accountable too for the end of our relationship? We got into a fight in February and stopped talking to each other, it was a game of...
    shasha73 shasha73 41-45 Sep 19

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    I have been doing so much writing as of late, I find that it helps me focus on the here and now. I write about my day, my goals, dreams, desires...I write about so much. I have...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have a serious problem comparing myself to others. I try really hard not to, but I do. It seems that I am really slow at learning things. Its like everything I look at something...
    TurkeyBacon TurkeyBacon 18-21, M 3 days ago