have (only) oneself to blame

idiom

variants or have no one to blame but oneself
used to indicate that the cause or fault lies with oneself and nobody else
She has only herself to blame for her money problems.

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“Have (only) oneself to blame.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20%28only%29%20oneself%20to%20blame. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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