For a long time, a really really long time, I carried around this guilt. Upon finding out about my cutting my Grandpa told me I was evil. I'm not sure if my guilt started then or before that. I felt that since I'm LDS and was always taught not to defiling our bodies and yet I had, made it something to be horribly ashamed of.
It wasn't until I was seeing James in counseling that he helped me understand how this was not true. Just because I did something "bad" didn't make me a bad person.
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