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Is it normal to never feel remorse or guilt over things that i probably should?

Is it normal to never feel remorse or guilt over things that i probably should?

No.: Separating human beings from other animals is our ability to talk, laugh, cry and pass on knowledge to generations after us.Most people learn from an early age the difference between right and wrong through the example and care of their parents, school and sometimes religious teachings. If a person had an abusive, childhood he/she may have a harder time as an adult feeling remorse at wrong doing. ...Read more

Dr. Selby Jacobs
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Guilt (Definition)

to say Guilt is any way I can control you and make you feel anxious doing it. Its an atypical anxiety state that you feel when you are accused of doing something you should not have done, or you didn't do something you should have. The underlying feeling you have is resentment, but that remains unexpressed as you ...Read more


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Feelings of intense guilt over my parenting of child when young whenever I see things associated with childhood?

Feelings of intense guilt over my parenting of child when young whenever I see things associated with childhood?

Counseling.: I'm sorry you're having these feelings. If it's just associated with a specific area of your life (parenting a child), and not affecting your sleep, appetite or having feelings of guilt or sadness in other areas of your life, then this is something best be explored by a counselor or therapist, and not a doctor at this point. Your doctor may have good recommendations of counselors though. ...Read more

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Feelings of intense guilt whenever i see things associated with childhood, what to do?

Feelings of intense guilt whenever i see things associated with childhood, what to do?

You must have: Experienced some painful experiences growing up. Even though you are now grown reminders of childhood make, you regress to feeling like a child caught doing something wrong, even if you have done nothing warranting the guilt. Consider speaking with a therapist to get beyond this. ...Read more

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How can I stop feeling guilty about things i´m not getting done?

Unrealistic goals: Perhaps part of your problem is that you set unrealistic goals for yourself and then feel disappointed in yourself (and guilty) when you can't meet your self-imposed deadlines. Alternatively, if procrastination is a problem, then breaking down tasks into more bite-size (and do-able) pieces might help a lot. Remember: forgive yourself again and again and again. Admittedly, it's hard to do! ...Read more

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What's the best things to eat when reflux as buried your food gulit?

What's the best things to eat when reflux as buried your food gulit?

Sorry -- ???: I'm sorry, but i don't understand what you mean "when reflux as buried your food gulit"? Can you please rephrase and ask again. We will try to assist. Thanks. ...Read more

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If I have no empathy or remorse and can do awful things and not care, does it mean I am a sociopath. I'm curious but don't want help, as i love myself just the way i am.

Empathy: Difficult to assess if you are a sociopath or not simply from your description and i also don't know if in fact you have no empathy at all. If you truly have no remorse for hurting others this is a serious interpersonal difficulty which will prevent you from sustaining intimacy with anyone who has an ability to care. Seek therapy with a mental health professional to learn more about empathy. ...Read more

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What causes feelings of shame and guilt?

Guilt and Shame: A certain amount of guilt means we have a conscious, when it is excessive we have developed a punitive attitude toward ourselves that is excessive and unwarranted. This is learned behavior and any learned behavior can be unlearned. Shame is often the result of being humiliated too early in life and then you can be easily shamed and embarrassed for just being human. Best. ...Read more

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How to deal with guilt and regretful thoughts?

Guilt: It is important to uncover the origin of your guilt and also obtain help understanding whether or not your behavior actually merits feelings of guilt. Repetitive feelings of guilt are often caused by being raised in an environment where people held you responsible for situations that may have been out of your control. Best. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Guilt?

Fritz Perls used: to say Guilt is any way I can control you and make you feel anxious doing it. Its an atypical anxiety state that you feel when you are accused of doing something you should not have done, or you didn't do something you should have. The underlying feeling you have is resentment, but that remains unexpressed as you conform to other's expectations. ...Read more

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How come I feel overwhelming amounts of guilt after skipping work?

How come I feel overwhelming amounts of guilt after skipping work?

Overwhelming guilt?: This is one that you would have to answer yourself, after some reflection. The rest of us here may have theories based on our own projections, but you're the one living your life. To learn together about you, i'd invite you to talk about your feelings until you get to the heart of things. You really can, you know, if someone is truly listening and hearing you. A therapist could be that for you. ...Read more

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