I Realise That I Feel Guilty About Doing What's Best For Me

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    I've been taking care of my mother

    who has Alzheimer's Disease for a little over a year. On Sunday I started paying for 24/7 care for her. I felt I needed a breather so I didn't see her for more than a few minutes on Sunday to introduce a new nurse to her. Then yesterday (Monday) the only time I spent with her...
    Myzery Myzery
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 21, 2014

    Ridiculous!

    What I'd like to do is flourish rather than flounder. Why stay? So many reasons, so many excuses. Some valid, some plain stupid. One day, when I find reason and guts, maybe I will flourish. Maybe what's best for me will be right for me. X@
    CatchCabby CatchCabby
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Nov 1, 2010

    Torn

    i know what he best thing for me right now in my life. after all the hurt amd pain i know i have to change my living arrangements for the best interset for myself and my daughter. i know people will be hurt and i will suffer. no matter what people do or say i would never wish...
    freeangel freeangel
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Mar 28, 2010

    If There Was Ever A Group Tailor Made For Me!!!

    This is me... I WANT to do what's best for me or just take care of me sometimes, but I feel guilty about it.  I feel like if I am getting what I need and want then I am being selfish.I am not sure if I ever relax when someone is doing something for me - like GIVING me something...
    DorothyofOz DorothyofOz
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 7, 2011

    I Dont Deserve It

     sometimes i dont feel like i deserve what is best for me. i dont deserve to be the person i am meant to be. i have done a lot of ****** things in the past. keeping myself happy throughout the day is such a task. i am sort of responsible for two loved ones deaths. it has...
    joshua666 joshua666
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 28, 2010

    Fighting Back Or Letting Go

    I always feel guilty about doing whatever is best for me. I feel like I am letting the other person down and being so so selfish and cruel. I feel like I should be doing whats best for the other person. Not for myself. Yet I always do whats best for me and it kills me inside when...
    randamukyubi randamukyubi
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 28, 2012

    To Much False Guilt

    I say false guilt, because im not doing anything wrong. So its not ligitimate guilt, like if I killed someone or something, I feel guilt for succeeding (if i decided to). I was in a play, I did awesome but if others didnt remember their lines I would botch mine so they would feel...
    Kinah Kinah
    26-30, F
    Dec 16, 2011
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