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Negative thoughts and can't get rid of them

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fayelou

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Aug 3, 2018
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The last 4 days or so I have been going over something I did a few months ago at the time I was at my lowest and knew it was the right decision.
But now it's going round and round in my head consuming me and making me feel guilty for making said decision it's getting so bad that it intrudes on all other thoughts and is in the for front of my mind I feel my head is going to explode with this.
I haven't experienced this before normally I get negative thoughts about decisions I have made or mistakes but they do come and go but this one just won't.
Anyone else experience anything like this and how have they dealt with it.
 
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Sheh8992

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Sep 9, 2018
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I justify my reasons for the choices I made. It was the right decision at the time. Try to focus on something different bits definitely easier said than done but read a book or watch funny videos on the internet. Tonight Iv found that just being on here and trying to help others is distracting me from unwanted thoughts. Xx
 
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ALifetimeOfRecovery

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I am sorry you are having a hard time. If the decision you made was one that is controversial to some people, maybe you are feeling stigma. You said you made the right choice but maybe do you think others would judge you? This is particularly hard to deal with for many people. I think if you have a sense of confidence that you did the right thing, maybe in awhile those bad feelings will ease up. I have done things years ago some were for the best and some were not. But guess what? they both bother me sometimes still many years later. Be confident that you made the right decision and know that your critical thinking skills that call you to make a decision are working :) Peace..
 
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sadsadsad

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Jul 23, 2018
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I get this all the time over decisions made over 3 decades ago! :(
 
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