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I Feel Guilty For Not Feeling Worse

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    Lacked Conscience

    There are some things that I can feel extreme guilt over, then others that I feel were much worse acts, I feel numb in regards to and chastise myself for appearing to have no conscience.  I chastise myself for the effect it had on others.  I have hurt as much as I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 10, 2008

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    What Is Wrong With Me?

    I should be crying in fetal position on the floor right now, but instead I'm feeling almost fine! What is wrong with me? I don't understand myself anymore! I loved him more than I had loved anyone before and now he's gone, but somehow I can live with it. I can still feel the...
    Fennella Fennella 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 1, 2008

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    But

    I am so happy right now that I am walking on cloud nine.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 22, 2010

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    I Am Me

    for 16 years i have had so many walls up... i felt like 6 parts of my soul were locked away and i was a nobody....most of my walls revolved around my past, emotions, true self, acception for me, love and learning to express myself. for the past 4 years, i learned to express...
    JulianSavier JulianSavier 18-21, M Jan 9, 2012

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    I'm feeling guilty for not taking care of myself! I really really need to step it up!
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    I feel like I'm the only EP member who has ever done anything bad that's really worth feeling guilty for. I said things to my older sister that I shouldn't have. My sister was...
    AlpineBeast AlpineBeast 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I feel guilty for not letting my son's dad see him. I was letting him watch our son on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays when I work 2nd shift but I'm not anymore. He's an...
    FreedomtoFly FreedomtoFly 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    My wife used to be HOT but after 10 years and two children, she is the exact opposite of HOT. She's gained nearly a 100lbs and I don't find her remotely attractive. I feel guilty...
    TorturedwithGuilt TorturedwithGuilt 31-35, M 9 Responses Sep 17

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    ever since ive had my abortion it has changed me for the worst. im not the same person as i use to be. my day to day life has different patterns of mood swings. ive gone from a...
    cjay89 cjay89 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I feel depressed and I hate feeling this way because I feel guilty and I hate letting people down and don't want to tell people how I feel because I don't want to bring more...
    LittleMissIntrovert LittleMissIntrovert 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    So i just told my mom today i want to go live with my dad, she didn't like the idea beacause it happened so fast. She said she did not expect it from me and now i kinda feel guilty...
    SeanPerG SeanPerG 16-17, M 4 Responses Sep 5

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    My husband passed away at 48 after 20 months of illness. I'm 47. He had been sick for so long and I now find myself feeling guilty that I don't have to worry about him anymore...
    lphillips2004 lphillips2004 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    I feel guilty, cranky, moody and well just plain bitchy! I'm in a rotten mood!
    cheekyhannah cheekyhannah 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    I am not sure what to say, but feel overwhelmed that my partner has to deal with the pain that I feel from my childhood. I feel like its not fair to her, and don't understand why...
    justmegurl justmegurl 31-35, M Sep 20

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    I am playing the cards i was dealt and not feeling sorry for my situation. I am happy as is and life DOES get better despite the struggles.
    lovelybutterfly123 lovelybutterfly123 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Just now saw "End of Watch" movie. I feel sorry for cops, I know movie was sympathetic to them but they are just humans with higher breaking point. People with high tolerance, when...
    lonelyheartbroken lonelyheartbroken 26-30, M Sep 7

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    I am disabled and living in an "assisted living facility" . There is one lady here that has Alzheimer's. She can get lost just standing there. She doesn't remember where to sit in...
    jopava jopava 51-55, M Sep 11

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    recently i tried to be the kind of lady which i hated . being aggressive ,seductive, flirtatious and eager with nasty pleasure ..i wanted to know how she feels like and how guys...
    brokenheartandlife brokenheartandlife 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    We're young, we've only been married for 3 years, but we had been together for 10. No kids. I was very sure of my decision before I told him, he's got a lot of mental health...
    shaoshao shaoshao 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Man I got too drunk lastnight, decided to call people and ****.. I feel like I did something horrible now. I'm done drinking, I feel horrible, the guilt is killing me now.
    GuuIsAwesome GuuIsAwesome 18-21, M Aug 30

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    I recently split up with my boyfriend, who was one of the nicest people ever. (We are both 19 by the way) but I had to do it because he became obsessed with me and would never let...
    poppygirlx poppygirlx 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    It was my first baby. I was so excited. I always wanted to be a mum. There was no way if ever terminate. At 20week scan we found out it was a little girl...she only had half a...
    aussiegirl2014 aussiegirl2014 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I feel really bad, I don't like when my parents spend huge amounts of money on me. I feel like that because when I go out and eat, there are always those people who walk in to...
    jonho10 jonho10 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    I married a girl I didn't love and now my divorce is hurting my kids. Not easy for me to talk about. My oldest son is not mine biologically. I fell in love with him when he was a...
    JustJoel JustJoel 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 20

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    I want to not have guilt for things.
    notperfect247 notperfect247 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I know it's not my fault but I am starting to push him away, he tries to hold me hand, anywhere, and I pull away and sometimes snap at him. We go to bed at different times, and if...
    Chainlove Chainlove 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    My mum is sick and my dad is sick and I neglect them sometimes. All that occupies my time now is a boyfriend that is trying to change me and friends that want to lecture. I forget...
    sikandtired93 sikandtired93 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I got this kitten from the streets a few weeks ago.. Now she is doing very well but theres this big black cat who keeps on going in our balcony I heard my kitten hiss and seem...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I'm lost for words! I never saw you coming my way Though your presence was so near We could've been on differ speres I'm so lost for words I gotta step out of my skin Gotta see who...
    MostArdently MostArdently 31-35, M Sep 10

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    Why do some people be on here like they own the place? It is as if they seek to control a small space on the internet as if it is truly something big. Wonder why?! Could it be...
    Futuete Futuete 46-50, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    10 year old Yemeni girl smiling after she was granted a divorce from her husband- a 30 year old man.Nujood Ali was nine when her parents arranged a marriage to Faez Ali Thamer, a...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F Sep 5

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    Family: *says something racist* Family: *says something sexist* Family: *says something homophobic* Family: *makes fun of my subculture* Family: *insults my style* Family: *insults...
    CanYouHearTheSilence CanYouHearTheSilence 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    My bestfriend has never been the same ever since she started dating her boyfriend. We don't hang out anymore and i struggle to find time with her to hang out alone because she's...
    lovemeforwhoiamok lovemeforwhoiamok 13-15, F Aug 31

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    I so agree with this topic. I had a good friend that would push me to my best and be the best. He was like my superman and then years later he changed. I miss those old days...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    My bittersweet melodies The only songs I'll ever sing Wrong place wrong time Oh what could've been Following our hearts would be pure sin I have so much I want to say But now's not...
    MostArdently MostArdently 31-35, M Sep 7

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    Idiots get off here, u have no right to be here!
    90slove 90slove 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    wow I was really off on a tangent that day.
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M a week ago

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    A lot of them are permanently hen pecked and suffer systematic abuse. Having said that they bring it on themselves the spineless bastards
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M a week ago

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     It's really humbling. Sometimes the stars look like moons, and moons look like stars and love is silent and it's trapped in the paradox that you can't apply what you can't...
    DayDreamer81 DayDreamer81 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    This fact... all-that-is-interesting.com/interesting-facts-about-the-world#28 Surely someone could do something about that.
    Kyprioi Kyprioi 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    So much so that my heart starts hurtin' and my eyes start wellin' with tears !!!!!
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I’ve not been feeling happy in my life for a while now, I feel almost trapped and I don’t know what to do. I’ve been married for 4 years and I’ve got a 2 ½ year old son...
    northwestjames northwestjames 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I am an aspiring writer who really should be working on my first book but I am feeling so restless and unfocused. It's ridiculous. I feel so desperate to find a distraction, yet...
    emgrimm2011 emgrimm2011 22-25, F Sep 10

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    For the past two weeks, I don’t think I’ve dreamed once-or if I have, I don’t remember it. That probably doesn’t seem all that significant… Except for me. It’s made...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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