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I Am a Fanfiction Addict

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    Especially Harry Potter fanfiction-

    once I find a good author I can't stop :p
    melina026 melina026 13-15, F Jun 23

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    I have been reading fanfiction

    for as long as i can remember. I believe the first fanfic that I read was a Yu-Gi-Oh fanfic and ever since then I can't go one day without going on that website. But maybe that;s because I have been addicted to Yu-Gi-Oh since I was like 10 and I loved how all the characters on...
    JaimeJackson JaimeJackson 18-21 Apr 7

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    Do you like Fanfiction?

    If so whats your favorite? If not why?
    ClockworkTimesUp ClockworkTimesUp 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 18

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    It Helps Me Escape Reality

    Fanfiction.net is the sole thing that I simply can not live without. My addiction to Fanfiction has become so severe that I do not go out with my friends to read stories all day and night. I now have a difficult time relating to people and wanting to be around people in general...
    angstismyreligion angstismyreligion 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 22, 2012

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    Obsessed

    I am 28 years old. I have been reading fanfiction since the eight grade. It was started with ff.net, and from there it went down hill. I have skipped classes (while on campus), just to sit in the library reading fanfiction. I am now married with two children and still find myself...
    Obsessed84 Obsessed84 26-30 5 Responses Aug 22, 2012

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    Addicted

    Okay it started in high school, i discovered FF and i started writing a few of my own. Mainly harry potter. I mostly read now, the problem is i can spend my whole holiday reading them! I cant give up! :(
    lsy13 lsy13 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 26, 2013

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    (They See Each Other As: )The Brightest Gem

    they both are standing onto something fragile. They used to think that they were something in this world, till they find that they are nothing. Two different worlds, different platform of life, however, unexpectedly one same story. And they unexpectedly meet where they have...
    ddangkochimp ddangkochimp 22-25, F Oct 9, 2013

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    Good evening! I just joined

    because I recently have become more determined to overcome my addiction to fanfiction and this website came up in Google when I was looking for support. I will most likely write about my specific experience at a different time in the not-too-distant future but what I am...
    RainydayReading RainydayReading 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    I love fan fiction...

    It keeps me going. Though I am young for how I speak. (Not disclosing age) I love how writing works. The fan fiction helps me thrive. Keep me away from my demons.... I'm bullied, depressed... but I am no Ana. I am no cutter. I write fan fiction keeping me out of my own little...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 21

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    I became addicted to reading fanfiction a

    couple years ago and cannot seem to find a desire strong enough to stop. I had a really hard time throughout middle and high school, I was seriously depressed and had a hard time participating in reality. I would wake up early to watch clips of my favorite tv programs or movies...
    pipeandbook pipeandbook 18-21, F Feb 10

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    Detection Is As Much Of A Problem Here As Anywhere

    It took me a long time to even recognise that I had a problem. I pride myself on my self-awareness, and yet I've been systematically lying to myself for almost eight years. I didn't think I was an addict until I looked back at the last eight years of my life...
    mig21 mig21 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 14, 2010

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    momopixpie momopixpie 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    Addicted To Slash Fanfiction

    I am a recovering slash fanfiction addict. I have been struggling with this for eight years, and it is a very real affliction. For years I have asked myself what the draw is—why am I so compelled? I have an obsessive nature, yes, but I’ve always been heterosexual. Part of it...
    JayNovz JayNovz 22-25 2 Responses Dec 9, 2012

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    It's Not Even Funny

    I'm seriously addicted. It used to be worse, but it's still bad. Only just today did I delete the hundreds of links I had saved for stories to read. I truly had almost 700 stories lined up. I waste my time, I waste my thoughts, I waste my energy, and I can't seem to make myself...
    DramioneLurver DramioneLurver 18-21 6 Responses Aug 10, 2009

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    I can't stop reading fanfiction.

    It started with Harry Potter in 8th grade. I fell in love with the books and my older sister introduced me to fanfiction. I read hours and hours of fanfiction. I was more anxious and nervous after reading fanfiction. It turned me into someone I didn't like. Fast forward to...
    RootBeerGirl RootBeerGirl 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    It has ruined my life.

    Literally. All I want to do is read fan fiction... I mean I do other things but its the main thing I do, and I don't just read... On no I also write and I even draw fan art :P
    cutekittygirl98 cutekittygirl98 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    i have written 2 fanfictions,

    and read them since i was in 6th grade. mostly one direction, 5sos, and all time low.
    intoxicatingxmuke intoxicatingxmuke 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    Escape

    For me, Fanfiction was an escape. An escape from friends, from family, but especially from school. I had been having a lot of trouble keeping up with assignments, and was barely passing with a B in most classes. Though that sounds good for a lot of people, it wasn't for me, my...
    InsanelySirius InsanelySirius 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 15, 2011

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    Mayleehawkeye Mayleehawkeye 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    it's my guilty pleasure.

    there are actually some better fan fictions out there than actual published books, In my opinion at least.
    katnisseverdeen722 katnisseverdeen722 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I just adore fanfiction.

    Mostly certain type of characters/books/authors about..what can i say...slave of habit...
    dernhelmyu dernhelmyu 36-40, M Mar 30

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    Harry Potter- A Hermione Granger/ Severus Snape Fan Fiction

    Disclaimer : Many Of The Characters Including Severus Snape and Hermione Granger obviously DO NOT belong to me. Everything Harry Potter Related belongs to JK Rowling. I only get to build on the foundations that have already been set. There is no intention of copyright...
    DarkenedAngel DarkenedAngel 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 26, 2011

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    emmmmy emmmmy 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I love fanfiction so much,

    I made an account and I'm working on a few stories, though I'm having a problem with my writing, but I won't give up.
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 2 Responses Aug 14

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    FAA...

    Fanfics Addicts Anonymous. Seriously, writing (and reading) fanfictions is a big part of my day! I'm always on fanfiction.net. In fact, I'm probably on it too much! I'm writing fanfictions for X-Men, Four Brothers, Harry Potter (present and past), Star Wars, Supernatural...
    SydneyBristow47 SydneyBristow47 16-18, F 3 Responses Mar 24, 2008

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    Girl Who Keeps Going Back To Fanfiction. :(

    I seriously feel like I keep coming back to fanfiction, even though I continuously promise myself, "This will be my last time", I always end up succumbing to my inner temptation. Really it's like instant gratification. It's like I keep expecting to find something in fanfiction...
    rosepetalsgirl rosepetalsgirl 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 2, 2013

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    Ruining My Life

    I've been addicted to fanfiction for around 5 almost 6 years now and I've realized that I have to stop.I have no social life,no job,and no experiences other than the ones I make up with fictional characters in my head.I started reading fanfiction when i was around 11 years old...
    Driva Driva 16-17 2 Responses Apr 21, 2012

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    I love reading fanfiction,

    they are my escape when I'm overwhelmed or feeling sad.
    LunaSolTierra LunaSolTierra 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    If I dont have a new book at hand,

    I eventually en up reading fanfics... Like novels, and the such, fanfics are meticulous works of art that are made out of one's strong feelings for a certain fandom/ comic/ show/ movie/ genre. Its basically a mashup of the canon and the individual fan-imagination... I like...
    RandomMuchAni RandomMuchAni 18-21, F Jan 7

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    I am a fanfiction addict.

    I am 23 years old, and have been reading fanfiction for at least ten years. I remember my first fanfiction: I was searching for comparisons for the difference between my favorite anime's japanese counter part and the dubbed version. there was one particular site i was visiting...
    reundergod reundergod 22-25 1 Response Jan 24

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    So Long

    I've been reading fanfiction for 10 years now and now that I Ebook it's followed me every where. It's always been an escape for me, and is certainly an addiction, but one I would not give up for the world. I'm incredibly picky though, about the quality of the story and about the...
    TypeZero TypeZero 22-25, F Aug 26, 2013

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    Why I Have No Life, And Never Will

    I have no life. And at the rate I'm going, I never will. All of this is thanks to the addicting phenomenon we know and love.... FANFICTION. I guess it started when my friend made me read the Twilight books, and I thought them awful. She then introduced me to fanfiction, and I...
    HPfanficaddict HPfanficaddict 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28, 2013

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    I am 14 and I have been reading fanfictions

    for about three years. My addiction didnt get bad until this year or the end of last year. I read fanfiction everyday almost all day, its all I do. It really takes up a lot of my time and I almost never do my homework. There was a time when I couldnt access my favorite...
    ExoKimmy12 ExoKimmy12 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    I Like EXO Fanfiction

    I ship Tao and Kris of EXO, Sehun and Luhan, Sehun and Kai, Kai and Kyungsoo Chanyeol and Baekhyun. I started reading Romantic,FunnyYaoi, Angst and **** Fanfictions because of them. For the sembreak, I got to read 40 fanfictions for my past time and I felt so happy for being...
    huangzichen huangzichen 18-21, F Nov 11, 2013

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    NerdNotGeek NerdNotGeek 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    It all started with a post on Tumblr

    and snowballed from there. It is so fascinating to read about your favorite characters in au's. I follow some really amazing writers but still get a kick out of the really awful ones!
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F Mar 29

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    Circling The Drain

    At 26 I feel like I've gained something like perspective or at least the ability to perceive that the last 13 years of my life have not entirely belonged to me. I started reading fanfiction between twelve and thirteen years old. I read the stories posted by others in this group...
    eriivaa eriivaa 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    I started reading Fanfiction

    when I was in the 6th grade. Progressively, as the years went on, it has consumed more and more of my life. I stay up until 2 or 3 in the morning to do homework because I just have to read one more chapter or one more story. I don't read as many actual books any more because I'm...
    AntisocialWolf AntisocialWolf 18-21, F Sep 15

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    I remember one time in high school it was exam

    week and I was lying in bed on my iPhone. I was on fanfic.net and I found this story so naturally I was like "oh cool I'll read one chapter and then go to sleep since I have exams tomorrow". But NO. The story was so well written and engrossing I continued to read without regard...
    Ezria96 Ezria96 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 25

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    When I first began reading fanfiction,

    I thought of it as a hobby, reading for around thirty minutes to an hour a day. But then, one hour turned into to. And then three. That was around one year ago? (I have lost track) and now I spend almost all of my time reading fanfiction. Honestly, I feel as if my obsession is...
    ChespinsHat ChespinsHat 18-21, M Mar 21

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    How Fanfiction Changed My Life

    It was a year after finishing highschool. I had dropped out of university for thye second year in a row. I didn't know what to do wiyh my life, I didn't know who I was. I was lonely. I only ever saw my boyfriend and my boyfriend's friends, but I had stopped seeing mine. It was a...
    seawatcher seawatcher 22-25 4 Responses Feb 20, 2009

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    Im thinking of writing fanfics.

    I read a lot of Hetalia fics (and sometimes Sonic fics when Im terribly bored, even though I hate sonic), and someday when I have the guts I will post the fica Ive been writing to deviantart or wattpad. My best friend is a fic writer and shes pretty famous for it, so I might...
    SkipperTheDragon SkipperTheDragon 18-21, F Nov 9

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    I Really, Really Need To Stop

    Ugh, I almost can't even remember when it started. Wait, check that, I DO remember; I just don't want to. I was a 2nd year in college, when I was doing a search for who-knows-what and stumbled across a fanfiction story. It was either in Charmed or Harry Potter -- I can't even...
    NarWaNour NarWaNour 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 17, 2013

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    I'm An Adult Addict..

    Fanfic addiction isn't just for teenagers. I was actually surprised to find that some of the writers that I read were a few years older than me. I'm 42, and writer-addict is in her 50s. Fanfiction can be addictive for anyone. It's not just teenagers who get "sucked in" writing...
    stitchingirl stitchingirl 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 19, 2012

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    It started when I stumbled across a Lab Rats

    fanfic and since then I can't stop reading and writing them! Most of my free time is spent on them. It has me thinking about it almost every minute of my life! I try to stop but it is really hard. But heey,I like it and it's not even hurting me really,besides the fact that I...
    wolfbloodgirl13 wolfbloodgirl13 13-15 1 Response Apr 12

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    I'm such an addict I googled 'Addicted to

    Fanfiction'. I should be doing exciting stuff like the other people in uni but I can't seem to pull myself away from the whole new universe fanfics provide me. I should be writing my essay right now, but instead I'm reading a merthur fic. I know I should stop and focus on other...
    batmanpwnsyou batmanpwnsyou 18-21, F Jan 14

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    I failed my driving test a few days ago

    and to not think about how disappointed I was, I just started reading fanfiction while waiting to schedule my next test.
    LunaSolTierra LunaSolTierra 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I wrote so many yaoi fanfiction that I literally got kicked out of fanfiction.net. Lol Maid sama, dragon ball z, naruto. So many! And I'm not ashamed either! I'm actually proud of...
    Tearsinmycheek Tearsinmycheek 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I absolutely loooovvveee Sterek Fanfiction XD
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    My fanfiction username is Erik9393. Check out my stories, and leave a review if you like.
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