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I Am a Thumbsucker

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    Yup, Still Do - Im eighteen and still suck my thumb. I also tend to play with the little hairs in the back if my neck while I suck my thumb. And also rub blankets or soft sheets
    xShyWolfieKawaiix xShyWolfieKawaiix 18-21 1 Response Nov 11, 2012

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    Stress reliever - Since I was one year old sucking my thumb has always been part of my life It gives me comfort when im mad or sad or if im happy it makes me happier. though my...
    MyHeartStillBeats MyHeartStillBeats 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    I Can't Sleep If I Don't Suck My Thumb - it's a big problem   i can spend all day sucking my thumb. it's a form of procrastinating and wasting time. people don't know...
    holdennolan holdennolan 18-21 2 Responses Mar 12, 2010

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    I Don't Even Realize It - I wake up in the middle of the night and find my thumb in my mouth. I unconciously suck on it when watching TV or concentrating on something for a while...
    SDToddler SDToddler 22-25, M 6 Responses May 19, 2011

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    My Roommate - I've sucked my thumb for most of my life. It makes me feel calm when I feel stress or threatned, and I pretty much can't get to sleep without doing it. When I was in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 20, 2011

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    Never Used To... - It's embarrassing but I've developed a habit over the 14 months or so. Sometimes I'll wake up with my thumb in my mouth. Sometimes when I'm alone or bored I'll...
    antiflash antiflash 22-25, T 3 Responses Nov 10, 2012

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    42years&Lovin It! - Do your thing and stay positive. Keep up the calm meditations.... Thumb sucking is great! Let it be written...let it be known!
    BTB505 BTB505 41-45, M Feb 25, 2013

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    Does Anyone Else Have A "blankie" Of Sorts? - I admit, I rub blankets over my face when I suck my thumb, doesn't have to be a particular one, could be a comforter, sheet, my little...
    crazychick10793 crazychick10793 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 18, 2012

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    I've sucked my thumb for as long as I can remember and my whole family makes fun of me for it. I'm embarrassed by it but how do I get rid of a habit that calms me down? Even now...
    Kelsey1111111 Kelsey1111111 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    Me Too..... - Ever since I was born.... My dad always made it out to be such a problem. I felt all guilty for doing it. LoL I tried to quit so many times. Now I realize I like it...
    meangreen420 meangreen420 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 8, 2008

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    44 Still On It - am 44 still on it .such a comforter.....
    umoko umoko 41-45, M Aug 10, 2013

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    I Can't Sleep Without It - If I can't use my binky I will suck my thumb to get to sleep. I mostly use my binky to sleep, but sometimes when I at a friends house or when they are...
    paciboy1418 paciboy1418 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 10, 2013

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    I Do It When I'm Bored... - I sucked my thumb ever since I was a baby. Instead of milk, the thumb calmed me down. My parents had a lovely sleep when I was a baby. Almost 15 and...
    lalakerochan lalakerochan 13-15 1 Response Dec 5, 2011

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    All My Life - I suck my thumb. I am 29 years old. ...ahhh...felt like i should share but that's all i have to say =)     any questions?     update: *sigh...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Sep 5, 2008

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    I Am A Thumb Sucker - i have been a thumb sucker all my life after my hurnier operation when i was little i was not allowed a dummey because i was in an oxygen tank due to lack of...
    safc4ever safc4ever 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 15, 2010

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    Yes... Im 16 And Still A Thumb Sucker - I'm not sure if I sucked my thumb when i was younger or not, I cant remember. It started probably about 13 when things went down hill in my...
    Peanut65 Peanut65 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 27, 2012

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    It Calms Me Down -  and i have always sucked my thumb.if i tired,i suck my thumb.if i am sick,in goes my thumb.and when i am asleep ,i suck my thumb.and i don`t care if it...
    bababoby bababoby 31-35 2 Responses Oct 6, 2009

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    Don't Want To Stop - I have sucked my thumb and had a "blankie" since day one. My mom told me that I never took a pacifier. My mom tried every way she could to try to get me to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Nov 22, 2011

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    21 Years Of Thumbsucking - I guess I'm just going to do it forever if I'm still doing it at 21. I've heard it's more than a bad habit and it's actually a chemical addition to...
    valenciafl valenciafl 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    Thumbsucker - i'm 27 I'm not embarrassedto say I'm a thumbsuckeri never thought there's a group for that it's rare anyway isn't it normal for children to thumbsucking? my family...
    CoMom2 CoMom2 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2012

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    This Dream I Had Today......... - Today, As I was sick in bed I had a dream I was in bed sucking my thumb when my friend appeared and told me to stop. "But I need it to sleep" I...
    crazychick10793 crazychick10793 18-21, F 1 Response May 4, 2012

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