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I Feel Guilty For Being Alive

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    I Feel Guilty For Existing

    I have a habit. A habit of apologizing over everything. I'm not the kind of guy who can say "**** it, **** the world, **** humanity" and live life without caring what other people think of me. I believe it's impossible to not care what others think of you because at the heart of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 30, 2012

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    It's so sad and sickening

    that we only get 1 life and almost everything of what the quality of that life will be comes from how we are born. I don't understand why i wasn't born as disabled, down syndrome, deformed, infertile or otherwise horribly non-privileged person and some people are, that thought...
    unknow1235 unknow1235 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 29, 2014

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    My Dream Life

    i feel gulity for thinking this but here it goes. my dream life is to be treated like a baby. be daipered, be fead, be held, and everything eals a baby goes through. im very ashamed of this but its all still true. i have been feeling like this for awhile and i dont know why i...
    LelouchZero LelouchZero 18-21, T 2 Responses Aug 31, 2009

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    I Feel Guilty For Being Alive.

    It seems odd, an odd thing to feel guilty about, an odd feeling to have, but i have it. I feel guilty ever day I wake up.This guilt stems from a few different reasons and a mix of experiences (i think at least).My mom had me when she was very young, and even though she WANTED to...
    CassiFish CassiFish 18-21 2 Responses May 12, 2011

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    I dont like to make my parents buy me things

    because I feel like I dont deserve it. When I dont have to do homework or i'm not doing something i feel tired and sad and like i am worthless for not being productive. Some days my anxiety is so bad that I cant even speak...I'm so tired of living this way....I feel like i take...
    janeptaylor janeptaylor 13-15, F Nov 29, 2015

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    Dont Need Me

    ...Im worthless in my eyes...instead of helping my family i only cause problems...i feel like a burden to everyone...i dont know the reason of why i exist...because all i do is bring pain... ...I feel guilty of living...and i feel even more guilty for struggling to saty alive...
    ConLocura ConLocura 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 17, 2009

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    Every time I ask my parents

    for something I feel guilty. I'm very frugal because my teachers once told us that children where very expensive to take care of, as a result I was scared of spending too much money and making myself more of a burden than I already am. My mom and dad would always joke around...
    Hellooreopie Hellooreopie 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2015

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    I've Carried Way Too Much Guilt In My Life

    I DO FEEL GUILTY THAT I EVER NEEDED A JOB, BOYFRIEND, THAT I NEEDED LOVE AT DIFFERENT TIMES AND LOST EVERY TIMEI FEEL GUILTY OVER MY EDUCATION IN A BIG WAY AND THAT HAS NEVER LEFT ME SINCE A CHILD... THE GUILT OVER DAYS MISSED AT SCHOOLFALLING BEHIND WORK AT SCHOOL AND HAVING TO...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 14, 2011

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    Guilty For Living

    As far back as I can remember - guilt, shame, and fear have run my life completely. Guilt seems to hit me the hardest the majority of the time. I get feeling guilty about every single little thing..... It doesn't help having a family that has always used guilt as a form of...
    inhale123exhale inhale123exhale 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 1, 2011

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    This Is Going To Sound Weird....

    I have a very weird problem... if you could call it that... Pretty much every minute of the day... I feel guilty for having a good life... and because I feel this way, my life looks great from the outside, but inside I am suffering. People suffer all around the world everyday...
    Penny2009 Penny2009 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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    I feel guilty for being alive.

    I feel guilty for being able to breath and walk and talk. I feel guilty for ruining my parents lives by being born. I wish they never met and got married, I wish they never had me. I feel so bad that they have to work to support me. They hate their lives so much. Today is their...
    sewshow sewshow 18-21 1 Response Aug 6, 2014

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    not exactly some people like to be alone because the world is filled with ignorant stupid people they would rather get to look at the world then to hang around with those type of...
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    All my life had problem to interact with people. I remember I skipped many classes at Secondary school and University. I had to hear my father telling me over and over again how...
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    My sweet little brother Andy survived a three week long kidnapping at the age of 8 and I've been dying of guilt ever since. No, what happened wasn't my fault and nobody would ever...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I see what it does to you. You can't stand to see me in pain. I know you'd take it all away from me if you could, but you can't. I know you hate feeling helpless. I'm sorry for...
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    Hey guys...anyone to talk to?
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    I am so sorry my little angel... My puppy's eyes have been itching him, and I now know why. I was holding his blanket when I put my hands to my eyes and I could not stop...
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    hancockian hancockian 66-70, M 5 Responses Jan 28

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    Hello, I am 20 years old, I got pregnant sometime in August and was around 4 and half weeks when I had my abortion. When I first found out I was pregnant, I was so happy, I kept...
    Maire268 Maire268 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    OPEN HEAVENS FELLOWSHIP DAILY DEVOTION DON'T MISS THE WHOLE POINT! Songs of Solomon 2:10 (NLT) My lover said to me, “Rise up, my darling! Come away with me, my fair one...
    ganyoji ganyoji 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    i hate going shopping and knowing that im either the same size or bigger. its only been 3 months since i last went shopping but today i tried on my size but it was to tight. what...
    amipark amipark 16-17, F Jan 27

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    "Don't make excuses for nasty people. You can't put a flower in an ******* and call it a vase."
    ChaoticEnigma ChaoticEnigma 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    It is nice to be alive, to live a drama free life.
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    I never use this app anymore I never really write things out either and don't expect anyone to really read this so I guess it's just my way of clearing my head haha. If I think...
    MShein MShein 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 22

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    I am the parent of a very challenging 17 year old daughter. As I type this out I am saddened to tears by the way she treats me. I've been going through this with her since she was...
    B9nnieJean B9nnieJean 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    I saw a good friend of mine today. The last time I saw her was on my birthday, I just went over to say hi for a couple minutes. She came in to where I work with her friend and I...
    persononinternet persononinternet 18-21, M Jan 21

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