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I Have Done Things I Am Not Proud of

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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 6 days ago

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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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    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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    - 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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    cassieguerra cassieguerra 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 6

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    When I was born I had a heart defect,

    eye lid defect and learning difficulty so growing up was hard. I grew up with a friend called Stewart who had to get his own way and everything was your fault, by the time I started school everyone was not wanting to be friends with me because I was different. My learning...
    Dg135 Dg135 22-25, M Jun 1

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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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    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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    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 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Life is to short for bad vibes.

    . I am not proud of what I have done but I am proud of who I have become, what I did is a part of my life and if could take it all back I wouldn't, the events that took place where all things that have contributed to who I am. I went through a whole **** ton of things, custody...
    GodlySmith GodlySmith 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    Do not enter a romantic relationship with this

    person. I am a sculptor chiseling and polishing, gouging and carving, shaping and naming. I will create a product fit for my consumption rather than bear the alienation encountered with mankind. I am clandestine indecision. I am phantasmagoria. I am a coward..
    anhonestmouse anhonestmouse 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 8

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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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    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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    Briinx Briinx 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 10

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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 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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    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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    Yep. True. Some. First crushes prompted

    some. First major curiosity did too. But. EP Link
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Jun 8

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Jun 23

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    It was early 2010 and I lost the love of my

    life. I was just transferred to another store to work at and I guess you could say I was in a position of power (over most) and needed to get to know my fellow associates. While getting to know one of them, she was flirty and apparently recognized me from high school though I...
    IamEDGExxx IamEDGExxx 22-25, M 1 Response May 28

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

    itself πŸ•πŸ•πŸ•πŸ•πŸ•πŸ•πŸ•πŸ•πŸ•
    targets targets 26-30, M 3 Responses May 24

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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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    i dropped an axe on my friend

    who had to be rushed to the hospital
    KellySweetzz KellySweetzz 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    I used to have really bad anger issues

    and was very cruel to my boyfriend. I got shitfaced drunk all the time, a lot of the times I wouldn't remember the night/day before. I've hit him, pushed him, thrown things at him, grabbed him by the hair and was so verbally and emotionally abusive to him until he cried. The...
    mrmaniacal mrmaniacal 18-21, M Jun 2

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    GGTSS2014 GGTSS2014 13-15, M Jul 13

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    This has always bothered me from the day

    that it happened. When I was 15 I was struggling really bad with depression and at one point it got to be too much... So then I was stupid enough to try to end it. I grabbed some pills from the bathroom mirror and took them. After realizing what I was doing I made myself throw...
    AurelHoxhaALB AurelHoxhaALB 18-21, M Dec 3, 2013

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    We Will, We Have To, Were Sorry.

    I do admit to myself that I'm not the perfect girl in the neighbour hood, I do admit that I've done things that I'm not Proud of. It's in our nature and sometimes in life your forced to do things that you don't want to do. Example, at school, I was smart, I was a bright student...
    ReadorNot ReadorNot 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    AriannaMariee AriannaMariee 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 8

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    Let's toast to our stupidity.

    Raise your glass!
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 8 Responses Jun 8

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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 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 3 Responses a week ago

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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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    I was raised in a small rural village in the

    50's. In my late teens and early youth I had no respect for "different" people. I mean, effeminate guys, disabled kids, ill mental elderly. I confess I bullied and harrased those people. I truly regret it now. We were so stupid then , thinking we were tough guys.
    pacodad pacodad 70+, M May 30

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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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    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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    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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    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 2 days ago

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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 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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    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'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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    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 8 Responses Feb 3

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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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    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 4 Responses Sep 29

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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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    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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    For a while I thought I had this wretched

    behavior under control. And I was completely justified thinking so; after all I did get married... But it seems that not even vowing myself solely to one person could stop my provocative pass times. "Thumper", as I used to call him, was my boyfriend for roughly eight months...
    BlankWhitePage BlankWhitePage 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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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.
    jledoux0690 jledoux0690 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 18

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    christinemelody christinemelody 56-60, T 3 Responses May 28

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