I Am Addicted to Reading

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 117 People

    I have always loved reading,

    but ever since discovering Wattpad, reading has now taken over my life! I stay awake all night until about 3 or sometimes 4am, I wake up a few hours earlier and its the first thing I do. I have trouble concentrating on my studies and sometimes don't go college because I have...
    minaahlaw minaahlaw
    26-30, F
    Feb 4, 2014

    I'm reading a good book.

    . someone message me, keep me up:)
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 19, 2014

    A Real Problem

    This is not a story about "Ohh I love reading sooo much I must be addicted lol". Sadly, for me a compulsive habit I developed years ago as a teenager has become a real problem in my life. Once distracted by a print book or internet material, I keep going for ...
    Ikonos Ikonos
    36-40, F
    12 Responses Oct 1, 2009

    To The Children Mostly

    I don't have the time to read that I'd like but as a child and into the teen years books were a great addition to my life. I could go and get lost and would walk to the library often to stock up. As I began to have my own children I introduced them to the love of books and we now...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    Nov 7, 2010

    Addict For Something There's No Addiction For...

    I was so relieved to find this page, and read some of the stories other people have posted here.  If this was a traditional addition, I would say I've reached step 1 - I can admit that the amount I read is a problem.  But unlike drinking or smoking, I can't help but think, 'why...
    Lynn808 Lynn808
    Jan 15, 2012

    Just read such an amazing book.

    But it ended on such a cliffhanger. So I looked up when the next one is coming out, and the author says she doesn't want to write a sequel, how she's "over" writing novels. -.- so annoyed right now.
    MyNameIsNotZoie MyNameIsNotZoie
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 30, 2014

    Doctornerd's Story

    I Have Read Between 6-15 books a week since i was seven, it has been a detriment to my schooling and led me to become an antisocial clam who would rather read than do anything else, i read even when i am supposed to be working, i have never had a girlfreind, or even a freind i...
    DoctorNerd DoctorNerd
    Mar 23, 2011

    What is it about reading?

    Everything. From the smell of a good book to the satisfying thud of finishing a good book. My sister always gets me a book for Christmas, and I never think I'll read it. Then there comes a time a few months to a few years later that I pull it off the shelf. Of course it's not...
    faeriefate faeriefate
    1 Response Feb 15, 2014

    Need Friends

    Moved to rhis area some years ago but I have found no serious readers or people interested in the arts in general. I look after all the practical things fairly well but at the moment books are my only teachers and friends.There are no social groups around for people like me , I...
    nicorra nicorra
    66-70, F
    1 Response Mar 22, 2010

    My Story

    I've always been very proud of myself for my reading skills. I was reading Harry Potter by first grade, and I lovex all the praise it got me. However, now that is starting to backfire. I find it impossible to put a book down, even if it's not very good. I spend hours every...
    Sheppard24 Sheppard24
    18-21, F
    Nov 26, 2011
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