Blaming others about our situation in any area of our life will not help us because by doing so we give away our responsibility to be in charge and change. This is actually well understood by some of us nevertheless the trap, we fall in sometimes, is instead of blaming others, we start blaming ourselves; which doesn’t help neither. The reason is by doing so (blaming ourselves) we are condemning ourselves for being bad and focus on how and why we are bad and what went bad.
Nevertheless, taking responsibility is not same as taking the blame. Taking responsibility is doing something about the things that we are not happy about it in our life or around us. It could be taking an action to change it if this could be changed i.e. within our control, or, if it is unchangeable i.e. out of our control, we just accept it by changing your attitude toward it.