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How to help someone about not feeling guilty?

  1. Shanaaya profile image58
    Shanaayaposted 6 years ago

    How to help someone about not feeling guilty?

  2. formosangirl profile image82
    formosangirlposted 6 years ago

    Often the outcome is unforseeable. Or, the action or lack of action is beyond one's control. However, if the person did something wrong, then the best way is to accept fault. Is there a lesson to be learned? If not, apology helps.

  3. edhan profile image61
    edhanposted 6 years ago

    Depending on what he/she is guilty of.

    Why, one should not be guilty about things done as long as you have done what is right. So, tell the person that he/she is doing what is right so there is nothing to feel guilty of.

  4. juiwei2000 profile image60
    juiwei2000posted 6 years ago

    There are no definite answer to these situations, it depends on the person, what they are feeling guilty about, what make them feel guilty

  5. kess profile image61
    kessposted 6 years ago

    The best way is to let them know that they did nothing wrong to begin with,
    for it is impossible that they could walk outside of their destiny.

    For all that occurs is/was destined to occur and will result in good without fail.

    But since this is beyond the understanding of most, which makes it unbelievable...

    Tell them if they are truthful about the situation to the extent that they are willing to accept the wrong (even if they are not)...

    ...Then they themselves are forgiven when the forgive all other who do any evil against them.

  6. courtlneygdtm profile image78
    courtlneygdtmposted 6 years ago

    Feeling guilty usually results when someone performs an act that his or her conscience forbad -- but the person performed the act anyway -- against his or her better judgment.   The feeling may start off as a misgiving, and evolve into outright guilt.  Unfortunately, one cannot go back in time to undo what he or she did wrong in the first place, so the next recourse is to first accept that what he or she did was wrong. Own up to it internally.  In other words, face the guilt head on. Then decide what can be done to right the wrong.  If the wrong was against someone else, an apology may be in order, whether it be face to face or even email.  The point is to do something to ease the feeling of guilt.  If the guilt is over something that was done, without anyone's else knowledge, then it's time to do a self examination of personal and moral values, and maybe make a vow not to repeat the action or behavior. A "redeeming" quality of feeling guilty is that it demonstrates that one may have empathy towards others -- hence the guilt.