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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Its crazy im always stressing. I stress everyday because I put the blame on myself alot
    dawwnn dawwnn 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I dont need someone else in my life who only knows of constantly blaming me....already have enoug
    tiya78 tiya78 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Me blames Tv for plenty of scummy bipeds.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I have always had a picture of my honeymoon night all planned in my head. i have always wanted to surprise my husband with a gift that god had given me. i am not a girl that is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 3

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    I have recently stopped caring. I used to cut because I just could not handle what was going on in my life. I used to cut because I would hurt so bad that I didn't know how else to...
    lowellwolf lowellwolf 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    This is it. I give up. I'm sorry for giving up but I can only take so much. I've lost to many people I care about and I'm worried of hurting another. It's best it's all over now.
    EpicBrotato EpicBrotato 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    Even if it is super important, sometimes I can't help but forget. The constant ramblings going on in my mind make it hard to live in the present. Especially when I make up...
    Raewyn95 Raewyn95 18-21, F Mar 17

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    .Yes, that's my face in the photo. My girlfriend took the picture. I love the picture. It shows me doing something I love doing. What more do I need to say about it?
    FruitSlice FruitSlice 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    uo knw .. its about 2 years ,..she left me..she cheated me ..and went for the other boy ...the boy was my friend...v were together for 2 years...i was in pain for 6 months ...i...
    abdulrahman1998 abdulrahman1998 18-21, M Mar 8

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    I couldn't handle it... I cried and that's one of the last things I remember.... I've always blamed myself for what happened between us.. I knew you were the one who made those...
    catho catho 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I have a habit of saying I'm sorry waayy too much. I know it's nice to be apologetic but when I haven't even done anything wrong. It's worse that I blame myself for everything...
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 18 Responses 3 days ago

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    After almost 4 yrs of lies, lack of affection, communication, and attention, and an almost nonexistant sex life I am ready to divorce. I have talked to my husband about spending...
    txhouswife42 txhouswife42 41-45, F Mar 2

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    I know that there is always someone better than me ,but why I have to be the one on the botton of everything? Recently I started to think that I won't suceed ,I actually don't...
    karymendes karymendes 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    1. I speak three languages, Lithuanian, Russian and English 2. I would move back to Lithuania in a heartbeat from the US 3. I am a traditionalist that believes the man should...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Lately in the past year I have been feeling really down and I barely smile anymore. Nothing significant has happened but I have had fights with friends, including things where they...
    xxlaniexx xxlaniexx 13-15 Mar 14

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    Last year, I wrote this letter to a friend who was having a hard time moving on from a girl he really liked. This letter, sadly, was not delivered to him. I decided to post it on...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 16-17 1 Response a week ago

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    I want to rejoin the dating game... well, no... that's not exactly true. I actually really just want to have someone that I can grow to love and will do the same for me. I want...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Mar 15

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    There's a bloodhound in me. One that possesses not the dignity of a dog trained to hunt, and one anyone knows isn't even as cool as any dog. Still. It's there and though it doesn...
    Ewoo Ewoo 16-17 Mar 16

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    I have this tendency to push a guy if i know im falling for him. I hated myself for that, i hated myself for being me. Its like im this invention made to be disastrous. So okay...
    AbstractExistence AbstractExistence 18-21 Mar 8

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    I've battle with this for many years.The sad part is it came from out of many years of dealing with the stress of trying to be all things to all people.I was a very strong fit...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 18

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    I cannot order food by myself. I was able to for so long but over time that skill has diminished. The only way that I can do it is if I have a huge order. Most people can simply...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 16-17, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    For 5 years I've put my heart and soul in a company I have built up from scratch with my best friend. It was a tough start but we were ambitious, driven and sure that it would lead...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I am sorry for hurting my boyfriend. I loved him dearly at one time. Probably more than I should have let myself and that was wrong. Wrong to him to lead him to believe I could...
    PRCgirl73 PRCgirl73 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I recently found out, after blaming myself for everything before, and my own straying away... He had cheated on me multiple times, and was proud of it. This after the actual full...
    BlueSkysAreCold BlueSkysAreCold 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I don't always make the best choices I could. I mess up like most people. I am embarrassed sometimes by the mistakes I make but I can't hide from the consequences or push blame for...
    SmirkandShoulderShrug SmirkandShoulderShrug 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    These days too many people complain about the little things in life rather than being grateful for the little things that are good. So I started a list of all the small things we...
    Ultimatedorktroid Ultimatedorktroid 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I was told I need to prove myself. I admit at this stage in my life I again have hit bottom and filled myself with depression as BPD has raised its ugly head again but in my life...
    wickedone72 wickedone72 41-45, F Mar 5

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