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I Addicted to Internet

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    I became addicted back in the middle 1990s.

    At that time, my parents bought three new computers for us kids to use at home. I instantly became in love with the computer and all the neat things it could do for me. I love reading and doing research online. When you type in a subject matter, it automatically pops up...
    momanddaughteratbeach momanddaughteratbeach 36-40, F 2 Responses May 5, 2014

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    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F Aug 17, 2014

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    2 Years

    Ive been on the net for two years now, im really addicted to the net but most of all, I face too much Internet drama on forums and chat sites, Its annoying and i hate it but the drama seems to find me anyway, Ive got too much time on my hands.
    Cutelilfox Cutelilfox 18-21, M Aug 15, 2010

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    Thats Not Good

    i am embarrassed by it. things have gooten worse after i got an iphone, now i can be onlie forever, just forever, people who come online think i have no social life at all
    TiredCupcake TiredCupcake 26-30 3 Responses Aug 29, 2009

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    So?

    Fine, I admit it, I'm addicted to the internet. Happy now?
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Nov 22, 2011

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    17 Years Now and Still Not Giving Up!

    I somewhat proudly stand up and admit the truth... I'm an internet addict, 1st Class, *** laude... My start on the internet(s) started 17 years ago. If you'd include times of roaming the BBS-es, add another 10 years! I almost invented it, if I wouldn't have been too lazy...
    Perturbee Perturbee 46-50, F 4 Responses Sep 5, 2009

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    I Love Ron White

    I love Ron White.  I think he is absolutely hilarious.  The other day I was thinking about this joke he said and I obnoxiously cracked up in the middle of the Dr. office waiting room.  These two women were talking about how bad someones cooking was (which I could not help but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 1, 2011

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    I neeeedddd it!!!!!!!

    Idk why but without it I panic.
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 18-21, F Aug 16, 2014

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    Thats Not Good

    i am embarrassed by it. things have gooten worse after i got an iphone, now i can be onlie forever, just forever, people who come online think i have no social life at all
    TiredCupcake TiredCupcake 26-30 1 Response Aug 29, 2009

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    I Spend 15 Hours A Day With My Computer

    I don't know how else to explain this. I'm an internet addict. And I'm lovin it :-)
    debmalya debmalya 26-30, M Aug 11, 2011

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    I asked my friend who was born in '90 if she remembered the time before the Internet. She noded, started to imitate the dial in tone and said that was the time when I had to go to...
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    what i remember about life before the internet is that my weekends were very lonely,depressing,and boring. i always worked during the week..but when the weekends rolled around, i...
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    I have been struggling with addiction and concentration issues all my life. I discovered and joined EP more than a year ago, and I slowly became addicted to the point where I...
    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Or it's "A BOOTY CALL!" I must be honest. When I came to EP a few years ago? I had no intentions on seeking internet for a friend not to say the least lover. Life changes over...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 11 Responses Aug 26

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    Slow Internet. Traffic jams. Un-approachable bosses. Violent people. Manipulative people. There. A list of stuff I hate!!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    That moment when your new internet friend suddenly doesn't want to talk you again, and you thought the friendship was real.
    greenroots greenroots 36-40, M 6 Responses Aug 25

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    I remember way back when, when most people didn't have internet. Cell phones was these big brick looking things. There is times I miss those days. People interacted with each other...
    vovine123 vovine123 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    My mums house: OMJ LAPTOP Y U SO SLOW THE INTERNET IS FINE My dads house: YOU MOTHER ******* ******* PIECE OF **** THAT IS SUPPOSEDLY ******* WIFI WHY ARE SO ******* SLOW
    conflictinglives conflictinglives 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    imagine if the world stopped and then Dominos went bankrupt then Star Wars ended forever, then Soccer became unpopular and then you broke your leg, then you have something close to...
    Ralbarda Ralbarda 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    Some of friends on the Internet are real not all of them
    Tefamy Tefamy 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 25

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    If the Internet didn't exist I would have never found him. My true love. The Sid to my Nancy, The Benny to my June, the Mickey to my Mallory, the Clyde to my Bonnie. I feel like...
    Nikolasmom Nikolasmom 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I have always had my doubts. I feel I have learned if they are real? Then they are just as this title says good for the internet as far as meeting them and they be true friends? I...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 9 Responses Aug 25

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    I used to have one. I am not sure if we are still friend or not because we don't chat much like before. Therefore, I think I had one, but not anymore. She met me online through...
    Tarynymous Tarynymous 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 25

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    I have internet friends that treat me better than my real life friends. My real life friend Just ditched our plans on Friday... which happens to be my 21st B-Day. Just so she can...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F 13 Responses Aug 24

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    I am really addicted so much to it. Mostly for rp though. Lol
    tied2fate tied2fate 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 24

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    I was internet friends with a kid from Illinois since 8th grade and way past high school. It was strictly platonic because he always had a girlfriend of some sort and I respected...
    mlnchla mlnchla 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I could definitely use some "internet friends". Social anxiety makes meeting new people very awkward and uncomfortable :(
    khankale khankale 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Nowadays i feel internet is like a oxygen to me
    GOKULAKRISHNANJ GOKULAKRISHNANJ 22-25, M Aug 22

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    I've actually had a very enjoyable internet relationship for a while. Eventually we lost contact but it was fun while it lasted.
    4thGeneration 4thGeneration 22-25, M Aug 19

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    15, female looking for an internet best friend lol doesn't matter about gender just someone that I can talk to all the time and snapchat and just be best friends lols message me...
    Escapewithmeplease Escapewithmeplease 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Bottom line life was so much easier. Was in army as internet kicked off I remember windows 3.2 Ugh Im old. But Ive seen the evolution I cant say its good nor bad but seems society...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 6 Responses Aug 17

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    I met two people I consider sisters over the internet. I share more with them than those I met through real life and we understand eachother very well. We skype and instant...
    Teldra Teldra 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I believe this because for many people, including myself, the Internet is the only place they feel like they can be their true self. It's a place where they can escape from reality...
    waywardgirl98 waywardgirl98 16-17, F Aug 15

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    Even though I do believe that some internet friends are real, I tend to wonder whether they behave in their real life the way they do on the Internet. It makes me want to meet...
    Drastine Drastine 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 15

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    I remember the first time I heard a computer dial-up and connect to the internet. Remember that series of dial tones that meant you were just seconds away from a whole new world...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 15

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    The invention of the internet has ruined lives... Made it easier for people to cheat Turned people into prn addicts Easier to manipulate people from behind a screen Made it easier...
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 14

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    yes, I sure am!!! I Hurd u should use coconut oil on yo lips, tho but I will always be addicted to lip balm
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 14

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    I do! I have a few friends from internet and some of them are really nice. Wondering why do the best people live far away :(
    ellcios ellcios 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 14

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    What are your thoughts about internet dating? I tried it before and hated it. I'm thinking about giving it another shot, but I probably won't. I just think it's so much better to...
    musicman99 musicman99 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I got an account on this site where people become friends and all and for the first week i was always getting messages and talking with people but now i am no longer getting...
    RVFreeze RVFreeze 18-21, M Aug 13

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    I don't mean boyfriend and girlfriend kind of love though. I mean love Himself. Yes ! Oh just cannot stop getting addicted to love. Ok I will say : " I am addicted to Love loving...
    GirlyCasey123 GirlyCasey123 22-25, F Aug 12