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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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    "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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    I blame myself when things don't go right even if its not my fault because the only one who can fix the problem is myself. also sometimes its good to vent but who wants to listen...
    me0883 me0883 22-25, M Apr 6

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    I blame myself for my parents' divorce and the fact that they still have to talk to each other 12 years later to discuss my travel arrangements, because the divorce papers say that...
    PinkChocolate00 PinkChocolate00 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I blame myself for all the pains and struggles I've been through in my life because at the end of the day I control what I allow, what I do, and how I handle things.
    ImJustANobody ImJustANobody 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    whenever people are unhappy, complaining, or angry I have a tendacy to always blame myself for not providing the right kind of happiness...I always think "it must be something I...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 24

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    I know it wasn't my fault... WHY do I still blame myself... I feel like I messed up some how in this whole situation
    Catho Catho 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    If my mom s feling down, litttle brother is mad, or anything else negative that happens to the people I care about the most, I feel like I'm to blame. I don't know...grew up...
    jellolia jellolia 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    If he's in a mood and responds negatively it hurts real bad, I'm sure I've done wrong and need to change or he won't care & love me or maybe he just doesn't :(
    Aagatha Aagatha 36-40, F Apr 7

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    My ex broke up with me, and I felt awful, he said that it was because he needed space because of his depression, but before he said that, he said "Before we were dating, I really...
    callXmeXrose callXmeXrose 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I do, I need to NOT do this... :(
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I am trying to prepare myself for my mother's death. I am not ready for my mother's death. She is 91 years old and my relationship with her is complicated one. Like Luke Skywalker...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 4 Responses Apr 24

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    I always hate myself for being awkward but I have friends and a gf that say I'm not awkward and it's just in my head, I know they mean well but my head still keeps on saying I'm...
    Just1n12345 Just1n12345 18-21, M Apr 20

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    The title says it all. I can't express how deeply I feel about this, but I'll try anyway. I'm the same with every other people on Earth who had similar situations. I can only be...
    IloveAutumn115 IloveAutumn115 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Nate came to my house Saturday because my mom invited him inside when she saw him with chris. AND he had the nerve to bring in his new girlfriend in my home too! But I tried to...
    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 16-17, F Apr 6

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    I just hate the thought that I am feeling so jealous. I know that I got no right for that, but the thought of him with someone, even talking and trying to know that someone, gives...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F a week ago

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    I was trying to cheer a lady up. but I forgot that my profile picture is Tardy the Grumpy Cat. she must be thinking what kind of a creepy person I am now... meh what's done is done...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 10

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    No matter how much he hurt me I still tend to love him even more. I said I will give all my love for him and I think I did. Because during December 2014, I realized it's been two...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F Apr 17

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    when hell is a place burning inside you..but you long for the calm heaven which no where to be seen.. dear my Lord, I am desperately in need, for whatever mercy and kindness you...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Yesterday I was at the bank, waiting to get some money out. There was a bit of a queue, but it was moving nicely. A woman joined the queue right behind me and proceeded to moan...
    SlushyAseSparkles SlushyAseSparkles 22-25, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Mind too busy. Msg in every cheap food. Statins as former meds. So. Not my fault.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    How do u not worry. How do u stop urself from thinking oh what is she up too. Who is she texting. I be been cheated on n i havnt been the same since. I try to let go but i always...
    emtDannny emtDannny 41-45, M 5 Responses Apr 6

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    My body is a prison. I hate every single inch of myself, and sometimes it's unbearable. I am such a disappointment to everyone, including myself, and I'm pretty sure my boyfriend...
    Mickkeyy Mickkeyy 18-21, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Hi everyone, there's something I need to get of my chest and it's killing me. I'm a 27 year old woman who recently got out of a relationship with a muslim man. I met him about 7...
    Katef88 Katef88 22-25 1 Response Apr 8

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    Well I guess this would be my first-est post since I've just signed up like seconds ago, or minutes. First and foremost, I am not a good writer but a good thinker I guess on some...
    sadsax21 sadsax21 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I remember being good at writing. Decent at drawing as well. I grew up being told I was "wise beyond your years..." and could hold a conversation with any group of adults. Scores...
    Demise Demise 22-25, F Apr 19

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    I don't understand why I'm here. Friends think I should live a happy life but they just miss the truth that it costs a bit and I'm really in a big debt. But whose fault the debt is...
    FrozenDesert FrozenDesert 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I have been married for 9 years and that marriage is now coming to an end. We are on good terms. I would even say we are friends. Just in the process of getting divorce papers...
    girlx427 girlx427 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    I think that this probably sums up how I feel about myself. Angry at who I am, annoyed with the things I make, I hold every one of my actions, no matter how harmless, against...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 10 hrs ago