I Need to Forgive Myself

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    Never apologize for giving your best in a relationship that just didn't work.
    cheeco cheeco
    26-30, F
    Dec 22, 2011

    What If

    I can't ever forgive myself for getting starting a relationship with a girl I knew years ago. Many years ago, I knew a girl who we will call Julie. That isn't her real name, we will just call her that. I was very attracted to Julie and she had a huge crush on me. I saw her...
    snowflakepua snowflakepua
    31-35, M
    Oct 27, 2010

    Viet Nam Vet.

    I was evaluated by the VA for PTSD, they didn't find anything, but I think they didn't know the questions.  Anyway, I'm here because I am envious of the religious folks.  They can pray and God and Jesus will forgive them.  I was taught as a child that doing that was "Just...
    fadac fadac
    2 Responses Oct 16, 2013

    A while back someone asked me a question

    when I responded on a sexless marriage forum. I never answered the question, but thought about it for quite some time now. They wanted to know why it has been so hard for me to move on after my divorce. I was married for 26 years, married at 19 and pregnant. That is a long...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 3, 2015

    I am really struggling with regret.

    I know the past is gone. I know that others opinions are meaningless. But I beat myself up. I have done bad things. I worry most that it has hurt my oldest child who has witnessed a couple of these incidences. I try my hardest to learn from these mistakes and move on and...
    thepeanutgallery thepeanutgallery
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 21, 2015

    I Made a Decision That Tore My Family Apart.

    I was an accident baby.  My parents never really liked eachother, and at the age of two, they decided they weren't able to make things work.  I've been aware of this ever since I was a child, so I don't really consider it a big deal, but once I became a teenager the...
    plaritygirl plaritygirl
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Nov 2, 2008

    I Have Been Told I Do...

    I have always wondered about this.  I have been told before I judge myself to harshly.  The truth is I don't feel I should be forgiven at times, yet when I am forgiven in situations others might not walk away from cleanly I feel I have somehow beaten the system...
    unicorn218 unicorn218
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 6, 2009

    Argue With Myself

    Hey! You have done NOTHING WRONG? it was NOT your fault! It was something you had no control over. It was his fault. HIS! Not yours. Dont blame yourself. Dont beat yourself up. Everyone else does enough of that for you.
    monsterwithinme monsterwithinme
    18-21, F
    Jan 14, 2012

    Its So Easy to Beat Yourself Up.

    it so easy to remember the bad things that you've done in your life, and let guilt run your life. guilt is a lesson, you learn from it, and use that information to move on.  its easier said than done, but I think that's how its supposed to work.
    BellaJournista BellaJournista
    18-21, F
    Sep 24, 2007
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