I Can't Forgive Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 161 People

    why is it so easy for me to forgive others

    but I haven't been able to forgive myself? It's as if I should have known better. I'm still striving for myself to be perfect and I keep messing everything up.
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79
    36-40, F
    Aug 21, 2015

    Him Or Me?

    I've always blamed myself. I mean sure, I'd think "oh that person was so stupid to do that blah blah" but i'd only remember that part for a few weeks or so, the things i'd remember most are the things I MYSELF could have, should have done.Right now, I have one choice haunting me...
    Loveisalive Loveisalive
    18-21, F
    Jul 16, 2011

    I think it's so weird that

    even though Someone has hurt me in some way, I obviously end up hating them but then I eventually forgive then but I just 4 some reason can't seem to forgive my self for the nothing that I've done even though I never really did anything. Anybody ever felt like this?
    Rhykker Rhykker
    18-21, M
    Oct 22, 2014

    God Forgives Me. Why Can't I Forgive Myself?

    A few months ago I made a mistake. I didn't do anything morally wrong. It wasn't an obviously stupid choice by general standards. In fact just about everyone I knew was encouraging me to do it. But for me it was the wrong choice. Sometimes people will argue, how do you know...
    kkfinejustfine kkfinejustfine
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 19, 2011

    Due to a mental disorder,

    I experience extreme mood swings, not unlike bipolar disorder. When these happen, I tend to lash out and hurt people, not physically but through words. I take medication to control this, but a few weeks ago I ran out, and my mom had forgotten to fill my prescription. And in the...
    angels16 angels16
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 19, 2014
    ywilliam31 ywilliam31
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 20, 2014

    You and I were young.

    .. I didn't know... I can't let go... I'm so mute with disgust and dazed with awful images of how it must have felt. I can't help you and I pray constantly for healing for us both... I'm still recovering and you seem to be doing just fine. Maybe because he was my dad. I feel...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 23

    Last year, my boyfriend

    and I had some tough times and it led to me saying a lot of hurtful things I didn't mean... And I can't ever forgive myself bc I didn't know until this year that he wanted to kill himself....
    heeheedragon97 heeheedragon97
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 19, 2014

    Tomorrow October 21st I will be 47 year old.

    When I look back on the life I've wasted and the unforgivable things I did in the past it pushes me to make a fourth attempt at ending my life. My parents Re both deceased,and all my relative as well. I am the last of my family. And if my life continues on this road I will die...
    ATroubledLife ATroubledLife
    46-50, M
    Oct 20, 2014

    About a year ago I was drunk

    and out of curiosity had my first experience with a prostitute...I really really regret that I did it and can't find a reason to morally forgive myself...its been haunting me forever...should i seek professional help?
    cphu cphu
    36-40, M
    4 Responses May 29, 2014

    when my mom was in hospital i didnt go to see

    her..beacz i couldnt see her in hospital..it was really heartbreaking...i think its all moms wish to see their children before death...sorry mom..i wasnt a good girl...
    1golenaz 1golenaz
    18-21, F
    Sep 16, 2014
More Stories