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I Have Done Things I Am Ashamed Of

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    I Did A Bad Bad Thing

    The thing I am the most ashamed of doing was something I did 11 years ago, and the memory just keeps coming back to haunt me. What's worse is that I did it not once but twice. I can't write about it on EP because both of my sisters, my best friend, and another friend all have...
    barryseaweed barryseaweed 36-40, M Feb 10, 2013

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    My Family Would Kill Me If They Knew.......

    I come from a very strict catholic family where appearances are everything. Every decision ive ever made has been weighed to determine the amount of shame it has brought them. So needless to say i never did anything without confiding in them and im always listening to them. 6...
    Violet86 Violet86 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 17, 2011

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    When I was young and when I was married

    I have been used in so many ways by the men I dated and married..The thing that bothers me most is that I was at times too young or at times too weak, too scared to stop them..I let wanting to please my family cloud my judgement..I let things happen when I should have said 'no...
    taintedbutterfly taintedbutterfly 36-40, F Feb 10, 2013

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    Ugh....

    I'm so ashamed that I dropped out of school. And not just that but how many times I did it and the ages I was when all of this was going down. As a little girl my attendance was always kind of shaky. I didn't hate learning and schools activities and privliges. No, what I hated...
    jesscharnelle jesscharnelle 22-25, F 1 Response May 17, 2011

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    Don't Judge Me

    I am not happy at all with myself. I have burned down my grandparents house. I stole money from people, I lie, I cut myself, I skip school, I hide from the world.
    xSilentMurderx xSilentMurderx 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 4, 2012

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    Done things I'm not so happy about, but I have to move on and let go.
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    I have smoke ,consumed alcohol,cut my self and many other things in my life which I regret .most of the things I tried was because of peer pressure and soon i done these things to...
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    - Just today. I'm not proud of what I'm doing. hayyy Have you experience working like? You have enough sleep, you wake up with awesomeness and when you got to your working place it...
    sexylorie sexylorie 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    But really, who hasn't?! What matters most is righting our wrongs and moving on. When you can own your mistakes and take responsibility, you know you are growing as a human being...
    sunniedays89 sunniedays89 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    i dropped an axe on my friend who had to be rushed to the hospital
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    My ex kept cheating on me over & over again so I ****** his best friend.
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    To the extent that if I was to walk into church I would set alight... And burn lol.
    BoundlessThoughts BoundlessThoughts 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 5

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    "I breathe air" everyone makes mistakes, take responsibility for your actions and move forward with your life
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    I will share but only in private
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    I spent most of my life with one woman, We raised one child together, built a house together and lived a very comfortable life financially for almost forty five years. She was...
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    Literally today has sucked. All I've heard from my parents is that I basically haven't done anything right and this is what I should have done. FML I am so done, like literally...
    blondechick0130 blondechick0130 18-21, F Jun 28

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    Well, I'm not exactly 18 yet, but I will be this coming November. I'm surprised at how little I've actually done with my life so far. It makes me sad to the point where I could...
    Mindnever Mindnever 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I have done it a million times it seems from since I can remember. Sitting there when I was little, or standing even to this day there at 16. Everytime it's like time just stands...
    angelw1698 angelw1698 18-21, F 9 Responses Jun 23

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    "What you should have done . ." Shut up and let me live. Damn. ✌️
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I know. I realized this mistake immediately after I finished my recording. But it is a part of the process, to make mistakes. Now, I will never forget and I will use this word...
    howtobecomearealestateagent howtobecomearealestateagent 41-45, M Jun 27

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    There are stupid things ive done and said and i just wish i didnt. Idk i feel like everyone all my friends and everyone looks at me like im stupid. Even now i just am annoying...
    personidk personidk 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Over the last few weeks, I've had a struggle in my brain about the way I carry on with my life. I'm trying to be a "good person"... and that measuring stick is beating me to death...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    1. Better at piano. 2. Find a true friend. 3. Save enough to do a kitchen remodel 4. Go scuba diving 5. Get my mom dad and In laws wills done 6. Pay off all debts. 7...
    ldlbell ldlbell 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    My craziest experience is about the 6th time I smoked DMT. I smoked it alone this time... Which made it extra scary. I took like 5 or 6 huge puffs within the span of about 30 - 40...
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    I was driving today in the highway and although we have a speed limit of 110km/h I went as much as 180km/h... I know it's dangerous and all that... Still... I find being alone in...
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    I haven't done anything productive today. This picture explains it all.
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    It's done so leave me the hell alone
    freedom16 freedom16 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Would life slow down just a bit?? I have so many things I need to say, things I want to say. I am so tired of keeping everyone's lies. Secrets that have torn me apart slowly...
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    Was a social worker for a long time. Saw many things that affected me in ways I never really thought of. I've watched people die. Seen somebody commit suicide. I've walked into...
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