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The first thing that my addiction counselor said to me was to be gentle with myself. We get nowhere wallowing in the “what might have been” and I agree with Steev that sometimes good people do not so good things. We’re already beating ourselves up over it on a daily basis, sometimes it’s worth telling ourselves in the mirror every morning, sometimes more than once a day. “I am a good person, I just did a bad thing. I am committed to avoid doing it again”. Don’t wait for that acknowledgement from someone else – give it to yourself.