It might be sad, but we all deceive ourselves at one point or another. I think it's human nature to color the truth positive when relating the story to someone. We all want to believe we are good people with good hearts and good intentions.
Come on, you got over a decade on me with life experience! You should know that there are always 3 sides to the story no matter what the circumstance no exceptions ;)
Its not worth bothering about really, everyone has there limits i suppose