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I Have Done Things I Am Not Proud of

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    I did. I didn't think about it at the time,

    but the next day was terrible.
    coffeequilt coffeequilt 41-45, F 19 Responses Feb 1

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    I believe everyone had done

    or said something that they wasn't proud of, but you have to remember your HUMAN! Where sinners, we make mistakes, ish happens. No one is "proud" of anything that causes pain, shame or embarrassment. Whatever it is that you did- you had your reasons and it's nobody's...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F Sep 9

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    My Take.

    i shared this already as a comment, but it really sums up how i feel on this issue, so i figured i'd make it my story. if you've never made mistakes then clearly you've been living your life too tentatively. and if you can't acknowledge that you've made mistakes then your head...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F Nov 2, 2007

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    GGTSS2014 GGTSS2014 13-15, M Jul 13

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    Like cut off a small chunk of my teachers hair

    and place A dead spider in her coffee. Wait I sec too many to remember.
    usernameunavailabletrylater usernameunavailabletrylater 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    Really its just one big thing.

    Its eating away at me and i cant tell anyone what it is... The guilt is killing me.
    Marshey Marshey 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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    Yeah I have. But to be honest they are all

    learning opportunities for the human experience. They have helped to shape me into the individual that I have become today. So proud or not I wouldn't trade them for anything and would most likely repeat the same experiences. Actually I know I would.
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 5 Responses Apr 13

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    maknaekid maknaekid 13-15, F 6 Responses 22 hrs ago

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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's just, YOU FEEL TIRED and YOUR MIND WAS SO F****** EMPTY. I hate this. What's wrong with me today? geeee. WEDNESDAY! I hate this.. :(
    sexylorie sexylorie 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I actually was on EP over a year ago.

    I met this amazing guy, we talked all the time. I slowly lost my heart to him. We live far away from each other, but yet we talked about moving in with each other and how it would be to be together forever. I kinda got scared because it all went so fast.. I abruptly stopped...
    princessBE princessBE 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I have sent nude videos

    and pictures to people in the past. I feel so ashamed. I don't do it anymore
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    So I'm always one to admit I'm wrong

    but I'm not gonna let this one go easily. The girl jadeyj who is saying she wants to find a real support group instead of one that just cusses and attacks is very wrong. she is in the military girlfriend group with me and violated a huge military protocol. I nicely commented on...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F Oct 18

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    I have two lovers. I don't want to hurt them,

    it's not fair, it's wrong. I can't seem to choose... They both satisfy different needs of mine, what one doesn't the other does. (Not sexually)
    lowlowloks lowlowloks 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I kissed the boyfriend of my bestfriend

    and i feel so bad about it... I wished i never did it. Should i tell here or should i just be quit about it??
    xallisaa xallisaa 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 19

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    I used to be bulimic.

    It all started becasue of a guy I was dating. He thought I should lose a few pounds. I only weighed 125 pounds at the time. I thought I was in love so I started exercising more and eating less. I was doing gymnastics at the time. I lost 5 pounds. After dating for a year he...
    LoveKari LoveKari 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Burnt down a porta-potty in my home town with a

    bunch of friends.. was awhile ago but everytime i walk by the place i feel bad about it
    Obizerch Obizerch 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 17

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    I was almost-engaged to a guy,

    then he moved to Chicago and he broke up with me two months later. Later that day, I went to a wedding and then to a parade that night with a group of friends. My ex's younger brother, whom I was friends with was there as well. After 6 or 7 shots of vodka, he kissed me at the...
    ismalbergher ismalbergher 18-21, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    When you realize you're starting to catch

    feelings for someone you're absolutely NOT supposed to <<<<<< Its like, he's the only person I want to talk to, only person I want to hang out with, if he can't come out, I'd rather stay in... This is ALL. BAD. And this needs to stop right now.
    ismalbergher ismalbergher 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    So many things... and I keep doing them.

    . The random sex, the random hookups, meeting guys I barely know.. doing things men tell me, even men that I don't meet.. ones that just tell me to dress up and go out to a party on my own, why can't I just be the person I want to be all the time.. Yes it is the majority of my...
    hayliepartychick hayliepartychick 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 19

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    I was getting yelled at.

    For being the bad person I am and whatnot. I couldn't hold my tears in. They were coming out and there was no stopping them. I was going crazy inside my head and it just happened. I was clean from self-harm for ten months. I threw that all away yesterday morning. I regret it so...
    kassyshine kassyshine 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Every time I remember,

    It makes me feel as though an intangible waste clings to my body, a sticky gunk of filth growing like mould on my skin the longer I dwell on the memory. And all in the name of fulfilling that 'want', did cogitating on means became nothing but just an act of getting, an instinct...
    sheepInwolfsclothing sheepInwolfsclothing 22-25 1 Response Aug 17

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    Yeah. But the past is the past,

    and what's done with is done with. Don't forget about the past, but learn from it. The past is what made you into who you're today. Focus on who you are today, and worry about who you want to be in the future.
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have done so many things I'm not proud of

    including getting kicked out of school in first grade
    nic470 nic470 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have been selling my body

    for $ , I am 20, nobody knows I'm living this double life. I have a real job too. No rude messages thanks, keep it to yourself, I did it cause I had to do it, any questions or advice direct message me, thanks for reading :)
    senoritax senoritax 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 13

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    Everybody has done things they aren't proud of.

    Personally though I wouldn't change my past experiences because they have shaped me into who I am today. They have taught me what not to do and I have learned from them. I imagine that is just a part of growing up :)
    SolitarySummer SolitarySummer 22-25, F 5 Responses May 2

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    I have done sexual things in places I shouldn't

    have. I've been caught a few times too. I am ashamed that I did those things. I feel so dirty.
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 13

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    Sometimes I Don't Know How I've Survived

    I can think of a whole lot of things that I have done in my lifetime that I am not proud of doing. Some things, I am completely ashamed of; others, I just have to look back at and laugh about, because God only knows what I was thinking. To this day, I still wonder why I did them...
    Shinigami69 Shinigami69 36-40, M 13 Responses Jul 10, 2009

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    It's amazing to have people put up with my

    personality.. I have a personality disorder yet these people just stick with me. I just feel guilty when my emotions get over me. I might be too happy.. Too sad.. Too sarcastic.. Too cocky and I'm sure I don't like that attitude but that's just really me. I'm so used to be being...
    PureLies PureLies 13-15, F Oct 14

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    cassieguerra cassieguerra 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 6

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    It's probably the thing I'm most ashamed of in

    my life so far. I was having a really bad week that week. I was being bullied more than usual, I had loads of assignments due and I was really stressed. Meanwhile, this all girls school came over to ours for a rugby game for the boys and hockey game for the girls. After the...
    JacobStark JacobStark 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My ex kept cheating on me over & over again

    so I ****** his best friend.
    Youngky95 Youngky95 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    Despite doing things I'm not proud of I can't

    say that I regret doing them because these things made me a better and stronger person because I don't believe that you are learning if you don't make mistakes :)
    greenlilacs greenlilacs 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    Briinx Briinx 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 10

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    I did a lot of things

    that i regret. My parents are disappointed and i kind of hate myself for it but i tell myself that i won't ever do it again so that people won't be disappointed in me, i hate that feeling.
    shartrix shartrix 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    When I was 14 I went to Turks

    and Caicos for spring break with 3 of my friends. We were freshman at the time and met a couple junior boys from New York. That night we met up with them and they had bought us a handle of vodka. I had not eaten all day and started drinking a lot. My friend caught me and one of...
    Destinyyyh7 Destinyyyh7 16-17, F 10 Responses Feb 3

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    Before of being with my true love,

    I dated a jerk. I was his toy, he used to get mad when someone talked to me, he used to say -Wear those mini skirts I like,wear super skinny jeans,you look sexy with them- once he went to a party I was in with me friends,and he came there yelling at me - Come on,get in the car...
    HappyWife16 HappyWife16 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 21

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    I had well still have a huge crush on my best

    friend's boyfriend. I'm such a horrible friend. What should I do? Tell her?
    anagabs anagabs 13-15, F 6 Responses Oct 21

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    Only if you knew some of the things I've done.

    Surely they never hurt anyone, but it doesn't mean they are something to be proud of. We all have skeletons in our closets that, if seen, would greatly disappoint the people who love us.
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703 31-35, M 5 Responses Sep 29

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    Drugs was the major thing I'm ashamed of.

    Almost anything you can think of, I've done it. It all started with my douchebag uncle who let me try meth when I was only 13 and ended with my weird addiction to Morphine. It's been a rough ride, but I'm 8 months clean and never been happier.
    JLeDoux69 JLeDoux69 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I have. I was ashamed at the times

    but now that I look back, I'm glad I did because it brought upon a feeling I don't want to feel again.
    clamthatjams clamthatjams 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I always feel the guilt from these things.

    And I've never told a living soul about these things, and still plan on not. You know I'm thinking about some stuff that isn't that bad that I can post soon! In time... Have a good day, Alex033
    Alex033 Alex033 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I used sex to cope with depression

    and anxiety after the person I loved most in the world rejected me and everything in my life seemed hopeless. After I got my bearings, I put that phase aside, and was overjoyed when the object of my affection started to reciprocate. But once he found out about my sexual choices...
    lena319 lena319 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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    ...well that whole pizza wasn't going to eat

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    targets targets 26-30, M 3 Responses May 24

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    I have done things I will never tell anyone

    about.... Some of them I would never do again... Some I can't wait to do again....
    Chelsea84 Chelsea84 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I've done terrible things over the past few

    years involving screwing people out of money. In 2009 I sold a painting I had done 4 times to 4 different people, I took their cash and never sent anything out. I've scammed people via western union on the same idea where I'm selling stuff and not giving people what they ordered...
    SuicideLullaby SuicideLullaby 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 18

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    I've made mistakes. I'm

    so very sorry for my mistakes. I regret my mistakes. But I'm moving on from my mistakes. I'm forgiving myself but not forgetting. I'm going to be a better person. That's my goal :)
    Daniel090 Daniel090 18-21, M Jan 6

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    You'Re Not Alone

    I have a list of things that I've done that I'm definitely not proud of but who cares! I regret NOTHING, I've learned from each individual things that's happened. Of course I have issues about some of them but its all apart of the lesson, in a strange way it's unique, like I've...
    LostEbonyGirl LostEbonyGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 13, 2013

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    Yes. I Am A Rapist.

    ****.. Well that was a good start. It feels kinda sureal that I'm writing this now. Sort of like it never even happened. Just a frigment of my imagination, yet I think about it every day. I know a lot of people who read this will hate me, and rightly so. I am truely...
    UpYoursMcKee UpYoursMcKee 18-21, M 24 Responses Sep 28, 2012

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    Sigh. Haven't we all done things were not proud

    of? It's human nature. It's what we learn from. However, these things can haunt us forever. Sometimes we do what we are not even aware we are capable of, only to leave us guilt ridden and shameful. I have done many things I wish I could take back, but, those experiences made me...
    nessarachelle nessarachelle 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 3

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    it's my first story,

    so here goes nothing. I think everyone gets to a point in there life where they question their very existence. I know I have a couple times. I was previously in a relationship that I loved (for the most part.) Unfortunately, I have been sick, recently diagnosed with Rheumatoid...
    aainfamous aainfamous 22-25, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    My Biggest Regret

    Just before my 10th birthday, I hung out with my two closest friends. One was my best friend and we had done everything together, since I moved there. We were even neighbors and could walk in and out of each other’s front door at any hour of the day. The other was kind of an...
    Vanaheim Vanaheim 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 23, 2013

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    I am not perfect. I face regrets.

    Every. Single. Day. I am a person who has hurt many people simply out of ignorance. I try every day to learn from these mistakes, but sometimes it is just too overwhelming, all this unintentional hurt I've caused.
    designbycassandra designbycassandra 31-35, F Feb 4

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    When I was 12 years old I met a guy through a

    online game. Let's say his name was Eric. Eric was 17 years old, programmer and he was very nice to me. By time we got closer and closer friends. One day he asked me if I had snapchat, snapchat wasn't that popular in this time so I told him I didn't have it. He told me to...
    CoyFaceMaster CoyFaceMaster 13-15, F 11 Responses Feb 20

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