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    It was a year ago. My grandmother was in

    hospital and we were supposed to attend. 2 pm arrived when my brother called asking us to meet him in town. When i was passed out, feeling lazy. That's the truth. I felt lazy. Yet, the thoughts that ran in my mind was, we are going to arrive late and find the visiting time over...
    suziewuzie suziewuzie 18-21, F Dec 12

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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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    Yesterday I found out I ruined my dad's credit.

    Well, I lowered his credit score from a 820 or 830 to a 620. He consigned on a loan with me a few years ago, and I got behind on payments after I lost my job . He went to borrow money yesterday, and they declined him for a commercial loan for the first time. He used to be able...
    Forget2Trust Forget2Trust 26-30, F 52 Responses 3 days ago

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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 restaurants and sell home made cookies or pens or belts, etc. when I see them, I imagine that they can't finish selling them and have...
    jonho10 jonho10 13-15, M Sep 23

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    Why did I have to open my mouth

    and hurt you...I should've kept it shut but no I was selfish....I always think about myself before others and I never used to do that....what has made me so selfish...I don't like the way I am and I need to change now
    ClassicGamer22 ClassicGamer22 22-25, M 1 Response May 11

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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 and bad for doing so... And i want to know how i can get over this feeling.. can anyone help?
    SeanPerG SeanPerG 16-17, M 4 Responses Sep 5

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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 for not being attracted to her . . . but what the heck am I supposed to do? I can't tell her. I can only be supportive...
    TorturedwithGuilt TorturedwithGuilt 31-35, M 9 Responses Sep 17

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    I Feel Guilty

    And all the more since i joined ep. i would live to vent and feel sorry for myself and probably wallow in a pool of self pity. But then i see all these people here with their problems and how much more they are going through annd feel ungrateful for venting. I wish i didnt feel...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 8, 2013

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    I Feel Guilty

    Hello, I live in Mexico and I'm a 31 y.o. single woman. I feel, guilty, confused and sad very often and that is making me that I don't know what I want anymore. I've been in and out of relationships but most of them haven't last very long. I spent couple of years alone...
    clavel clavel 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2007

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    Violated And Dirty

    I am a dirty person, i was raped when I was nine. I am a dirty person, i act like a *****. I am a dirty person, All I think about is sex. I am a dirty person, all I can do is cut myself. I am a dirty person, I've tried to kill myself three times. I am a dirty person, I made...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 3, 2012

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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 me have anytime to myself and caused an argument if I did want that extra time. But since the break up, he's begging for me back and...
    poppygirlx poppygirlx 18-21, F Sep 2

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    Guilty Conscience

    What is it about guilt that has such control over our lives to the degree that we don't just feel guilt for the things we have done but for our existence too? I grew up in a fairly ordinary household with loving parents and when I look back on my childhood to analyse why I have...
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M 1 Response May 27, 2013

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    My Friend Took His Own Life

    Summer two years ago I was on vication at a old place where I used to live. Going there was my highlight of the year when I got summer vication. It was all just free days hanging with my old best friends by the lake and just relax and talk. One day I was on vication I got a...
    AndYes AndYes 18-21, M Dec 9, 2012

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    Fighting Guilt

    I am not going to spend my life feeling guilty over something in the past that I cannot change, and I'm not going to spend all my time doubting everything people say and whether or not what I'm doing is the right thing. If I make a mistake, I am going to learn from it, not wallow...
    CoriWilson CoriWilson 18-21 Aug 5, 2013

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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 we manage to be awake at the same time, it's dull, he wants to cuddle and I pull away, and for the first time I refused to...
    Chainlove Chainlove 18-21, F Sep 26

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    Doing Wrong And Getting Away From It

    As you can probably already see, I'm 13 years old. You would probably think a 13 year old wouldn't be able to be this bad, but, I am. I'm not sure if I'm proud of it. Anyways, it started when I began playing an online game called RuneScape. You can chat other people and add...
    Lynnboo Lynnboo 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 2, 2012

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    It's eating and tearing me apart.

    I feel sick and anxious daily. Empty. Evil. Numb. I want to cry but I can't. What would it matter anyway? The past can't change. The guilt and worry won't disappear. It hurts so much to look him in his beautiful eyes. To see his soft trusting smile. His happy glow which...
    cutexmuffin524 cutexmuffin524 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 18

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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 baby. I stayed with my bipolar ex because I loved him. One day I realized that I had to marry her and adopt him. I then would be...
    JustJoel JustJoel 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 20

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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. I have spent the better part of 2 years wondering what I was going to wake up to, what I was going to come home to, what phone...
    lphillips2004 lphillips2004 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    notperfect247 notperfect247 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    Cheater, Liar, Fake

    I feel like a cheater, liar, and fake. I sneak behind my AMAZING boyfriends back to talk to guy friends. He doesnt like me talking to guys and I admit I dont like him talking to girls. Thats the fake. I tell him I am just watching a movie, when really a guy is over and we are...
    iamurb3stsecret iamurb3stsecret 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 12, 2010

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    for having friends. yes that's right I don't

    feel like I did anything to has m deserve it. I feel bad that they like me... like I need to do something to justify it... and yet I'm still lonely so I feel guilty for that too... and every time I complain about life... basically I feel guilty for any emotion I feel... so this...
    Anaihsohs Anaihsohs 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    A very short time ago my cousin's son "M"

    committed suicide. He lived with his mother on the east coast. His grandmother, (My Aunt) lives on the west coast. Since I knew it hit her hard I was calling every day for a while. Then every other day. Yesterday when I called she didn't answer the phone. I thought well...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 6 Responses Apr 26

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    When I was six my best friend was a foster

    child. She stayed with her grandma, my neighbor, on the weekends. It seemed there was always a new home, a new family, a new situation to which she had to adjust. I remember when we were playing once, and she was telling me about her new home, and a teenage boy who lived there...
    Ztun7856 Ztun7856 16-17, F Nov 6

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    Guilt Stricken

    Nothing can be worse feeling guilty, specially when you're feeling down in the dumps already. On Saturday, me, my mom, sister and her boyfriend Spencer went to the mall to hangout and shop, and as we sat down in the food court to rest, I suggested to Steph and Spencer that they...
    XxxFallenAngelxxX XxxFallenAngelxxX 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2011

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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 alcoholic. He has been flip-flopping back and forth between drinking and sobriety for the past year or so. When he stops drinking he goes through severe...
    FreedomtoFly FreedomtoFly 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    ....thats all i gotta say.

    i can even begin to explain
    kitkat2797 kitkat2797 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    And I hate. If my guilt makes me a good person,

    then I don't want it. My guilt only ties me down, it's my chain to people, and I just want to cut it off, and escape. If I have to cut my own hands off just to get away from this guilt, then I'll do it. No, I don't feel guilty because I've done wrong. I feel guilty for NOT...
    Celal Celal 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I was suppose to come home from school

    and give My dog a certain pill. The pill was all chopped up and so I gave the dog two parts of the pill. I didn't call and ask. My dad called hours later and I told him I gave the dog two of the smaller parts. He was all mad and yelled at me, now I feel guilty.
    sbarry5 sbarry5 22-25, F Nov 3

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    Ending It Like a Firing Squad

    I was talking to a friend/teacher of mine recently about some guilty feelings I have been having lately about a friendship I ended. It was kind of a toxic relationship, and I was very unhappy, so I ended it to save myself a lot of pain and save her the difficulty of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 8, 2009

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    for over a decade i have absolutely utterly

    despised my stepmother,she was an awful person (and not in that bratty way that you see teenagers on this site complaining about their parents over trivial ****) this is a person who gets openly dogged by people to her face at funerals and is only ever referred to as "the...
    Territowel Territowel 26-30, M Nov 20

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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 it is my mother who feeds me when I am hungry and it is my parents who love me undeniably without me having to earn it all the time...
    sikandtired93 sikandtired93 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    An ex boyfriend of mine visited me,

    he was stopping by for a few minutes. I should have said he couldn't see me... I got into his truck, and we kissed. We both wanted more... But I'm glad it didn't happen. I love the man who I'm with now. I don't know what came over me...
    bribri590 bribri590 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I Feel Guilty

    I am selfish. I don't love anybody properly. I am full of anger. I am lazy. I am not nice. I don't have nice thoughts or feelings about anything or anybody. I do bad things. I like bad things. I FEEL guilty about them. I want to DO them again.
    unAmigo unAmigo 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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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 talking about something that gave me the impression that I was dumber and inferior than she was, and out of an outburst of emotions, I...
    AlpineBeast AlpineBeast 16-17, F Aug 31

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    I Feel Guilty

    I feel guilty for my mom. She adviced me a lot of things but I didn't  listen . I'm already punished by GOD for this !  Still  I  feel guilty and I wanna say SORRY to my mom !
    richa12345678 richa12345678 22-25, F 1 Response May 6, 2011

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    Now.

    Sick of circling the same road, Sick of bearing the guilt, So open the windows to cool off, And heat pours in, instead Perfect in weakness, All my efforts to clean me Leave me putrid and filthy And how can you look at me When I can't stand myself I tried to kill you. You tried...
    ashlynnx ashlynnx 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2010

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    Covering For a Friend

    Guilt is NOT an emotion I usually feel, ever.  But right now I am feeling guilty. Two years ago, my best friend started having some troubles in her marriage (I can relate to that!).  Anyway, she began a friendship with a man from her work.  It was...
    childoftheland childoftheland 46-50, F 4 Responses May 2, 2009

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    I Am An Ignorant Lil Brat

    My best friends husband lost his job about 6 months ago due to the ression he has not found a new job. My husbands job was not effected by the ression. I had her over today so she could meet my new puppy and I (joking) made a comment about how bad her roots were. I was...
    HisLady HisLady 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 13, 2009

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    And I don't know why.

    . This feeling sucks
    SleepyRose22 SleepyRose22 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I feel guilty because I am putting my picture

    on Whats App. People must say that I'm crazy when they read this , however, our culture and traditions are so strict, especially when it relates about girls. Girls here have to take care of their selves and must to not show their selves.  On the other hand, I will not remove my...
    unknown159231 unknown159231 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    I Feel So Guilty

    because I not honest with my husband. He don't know where I work every Friday and Saturday night, he think I am still working as waitress in the restaurant but I leave the restaurant early on those two nights to work in another place and I want to tell him but I afraid he angry...
    desireforpassion desireforpassion 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 22, 2013

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    i fight this thing every day.

    I mean my life is really boring, I have a boyfriend that docent keep me happy. He takes be for granted and I know it sounds like I'm being picky but I know what is expected in a relationship and he's not even close to being a good boyfriend. but please help me threw this time. I...
    rebbica142 rebbica142 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 25

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    I should feel guilty.

    My stepdad died on the 10th at 3:20am this June. Exactly five days before father's day & two months before his seventh year anniversary with my mother. Aside from the grief, there are two things that are both equally a big portion of my pain aside from his sudden & unexpected...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 12

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    So in my opinion a confession is just a

    suppression for feeling guilty about something, so maybe this might help writing about it here. Im feeling guilty about taking clothes and I really want to return themto thier rightful owners. I mean it's really no big deal I do have quite a collection though,....I...
    Miche1e Miche1e 36-40, M Nov 4

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    My ex and I got into a fight.

    Before we were fighting he was telling me about how he wanted to end his life and I told him to call me before he made that decision, weather it be in six months or six years. And then he said things that made me widely upset. So I told him to go end his life and not call me...
    Anomalyx Anomalyx 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Okay sooo.....I'm feeling guilt.

    I emptied my used shampoo bottle so I can re-use it and store my homemade rice toner. (Rice toner is the liquid you collect from scrubbing the rice and use it for beauty purposes like a toner.) But the thing is, I completely forgot about it until now and it's been like two whole...
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F Aug 16

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    I actually cant stop crying!

    Me and Lewis had an argument with my mate the other day because he was telling Lewis to die and stuff! I have always forgave him every time I have had an argument with him because I know what he's been through with his sister dying and other stuff but I couldn't forgive him this...
    james3950 james3950 13-15, M 3 Responses Dec 2

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    PartyPat2336 PartyPat2336 16-17, F 5 Responses Dec 7

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    There's no problem so awful,

    that you can't add some guilt to it and make it even worse... Why do I feel so guilty? I'm taking care of myself, being nice to everybody, haven't thought of hurting myself or anyone else..then whyyyy??? Something's wrong with my head. :/
    Aurora202 Aurora202 18-21 1 Response Oct 3

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