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I Am Always Attracted to People With Too Much Baggage

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    I Can Save Him, Yes I Can!

    he has a criminal record and unable to drive, but that's okay 'cuz he hasn't a ride.  has seven kids he can't even see. a really great dad, which is appealing to me.  he is separated, but not yet divorced. I do give him credit for staying the course...
    FreakOfNature FreakOfNature 41-45 13 Responses Oct 18, 2008

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    Are You Kidding?

    A bit of baggage is one thing, however lately I found myself in a situation that was starting to repeat itself from the last bad situation I let myself get charmed into. I can't believe my bad luck with relationships. I mean seriously now, are there any women who don't have an...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 19, 2010

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    Needed.

    I need to feel needed.That's why most of my attempts at long term relationships are toward vaguely to vastly damaged people. Because I can help them feel better. Because in my own delusion of self-righteousness I can fix them.But I can't. Maybe a personal incapability. Maybe...
    Hethyx Hethyx 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 6, 2013

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    ...including me sometimes...we can deny it all we want but money are power and entertainment. But sadly some things cannot be paid for, and those are the real things.
    hellohowlow hellohowlow 13-15, F Jan 31

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    Ahahaha... I always seem to think too much before doing or saying anything. >< When it comes to talking to someone or writing to someone (through letters or messages) I always...
    ColorfulConnections ColorfulConnections 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I can't make decisions about anything, really. I think this stems from being uncertain about nearly everything. I've noticed having "faux" convictions in place in order to mask my...
    urbanseeker urbanseeker 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    Have you found that everyone you find attractive is literally not attracted to you and everyone who is attracted to you you find unattractive ? Or is that just in my world.... Eh...
    MissLorii MissLorii 18-21, F 51 Responses Jan 29

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    Many people think age defines maturity and knowledge, but it doesn't. Also, not everyone in our generation is lazy. We're only teens, so we're still learning how to do a lot of...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 12

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    I'm always so preoccupied with fantasizing about scenarios that will never happen and I end up missing important things that go on around me. I'm too busy daydreaming to actually...
    TheNameIsBitch TheNameIsBitch 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 18

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    Sometimes, these thoughts run through my head: I can't be bothered. I can't talk to anyone because they'll ask if I'm okay. I have no motivation. Too much is happening too fast and...
    DisguisedAsMe DisguisedAsMe 13-15, F Jan 30

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    I think I think too much! There are times people ignore my e-mails, my messages, and while that is plain rude, it really gets me worked up and I think too much! Are there others...
    somewhereonlywekno somewhereonlywekno 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I think people who think too much... think too much!!!!!
    AwesomeAlert AwesomeAlert 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    Oh here I feel, when I start chatting to people on here that I start pushing myself on here and on to people, to escape the sometimes lonely world I live in. So if I talk too much...
    stonecold31625 stonecold31625 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I always think people judge me from my appearance and don't like what they see or they think I'm ugly. It ruins everything. It consumes me.
    LItalia15 LItalia15 22-25, F 3 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I have way too much on my plate and I'm not even HUNGRY!! I have so many things to do and NEVER enough time to do it all! On the other hand I have plenty of time to all I need to...
    NamelessWife NamelessWife 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I think too much to the point where I spiral into despair. I worry I'm not making the most out of my life or I'm not living up to the person I set out to be. It got so bad that I...
    eveylind eveylind 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    When I was a teenager, there were times when I was angry, but there was a little trick to help me get over my anger. That little trick was humor. Since then, I always enjoyed...
    growingwisdom growingwisdom 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I certainly do. The reason for that might be that the reality, the world 'outside', is so very often disappointing or to me even scary at times. The priorities of the mass seem to...
    lillianpace lillianpace 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 1

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    I have been worrying too much since I was a little kid. If my mother comes to pick me up a little bit later I would start to worry if she were killed by someone or killed someone...
    nothingtoliveabout nothingtoliveabout 16-17 Feb 14

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    what if my family stops caring about me all together? what if i never get married? what if suddenly i had no friends at all? what if next year i go to college and i don't do good...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I mean to say I think we're encouraged to think too much. I've thought about it a lot. Too much actually. My parents were pretty strict but fair.I was encouraged to think for...
    Blondiex15 Blondiex15 36-40, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    My wife and I fight often. I hate confrontation and she seems to love it. We recently fought about her children. We fought for days and recently made up. Frankly I was just tired...
    brianpast40 brianpast40 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    I keep ignoring texts from the one friend I know in person who bothers to text me. I can't seem to help it. It's not her, I like talking to her. It's just too much effort maybe, or...
    kaleidoscopic21 kaleidoscopic21 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    I think way too much. I make one simple choice so complicated and difficult. I am the most indecisive person and I hate myself for that.
    ohangela ohangela 13-15, F Feb 1

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    everyone tells me I talk too much. I would admit I do. idk why but I like talking. for some reason its fun to me. I am just a talkative person. I like expressing everything that's...
    jenniebaez1992 jenniebaez1992 22-25, F Feb 4

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    My head hurts, Too much thinking :( .. any help or advice?!
    HananAquarius HananAquarius 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 6

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    I think too much that sometimes i put my self into depression and bad mood swings .. i try to shut off my brain a lot of times, but i fail at it ...
    speeddevil70 speeddevil70 22-25, M Feb 9

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    I ate too much again, i think i'm gonna throw up :s
    itcheru itcheru 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    My brain is a talking machine at night like wtf is going on up there? I'm like ok today step in bed get a good night sleep and then suddenly I'm hungry and I'm like nope think...
    WTFGOD WTFGOD 13-15, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I talk way too much when I'm comfortable with a person. usually I'm trying to hide what is really going on in my brain. that's when i talk about every pointless thing under the...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Waaaaaaay too much... SOMEBODY MAKE IT STOP!!
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I drink way too much wine and need to quit. I can drink a bottle and half 3 times a week. I want to quit. I know I must quit. I almost make it a week without but then I cave...
    Kylor51 Kylor51 51-55, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    One thing I don't understand, is that you're not supposed to call the mentally retarded the mentally retarded anymore. What ARE they supposed to be called? It keeps changing. Us...
    Cetacean Cetacean 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 28

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    A couple lived near the ocean and used to walk the beach a lot. One summer they noticed a girl who was at the beach pretty much every day. She wasn't unusual, nor was the travel...
    timothyc31 timothyc31 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Yes of course it's your right to maintain an anonymous status. But by you hiding who you are..makes me feel uncomfortable when I share my pictures and who I really am. I am...
    ruthlala ruthlala 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    A man and an ostrich walk into a restaurant. The waitress asks, "What will it be?" The man replied "a burger and a coke." "And you?" "I'll have the same," the ostrich replies...
    timothyc31 timothyc31 41-45, M 18 hrs ago

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    Maladaptive daydreaming (MDD) has been in my life since I was a child. I'm 22 now and I still do it. Until I did some research on "hyper/intense daydreaming" and found out that MDD...
    FatherSortitia FatherSortitia 22-25, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Sometimes when I'm at work I think: there has to be more to life. I wasn't just placed here to work and pay bills. Sure I enjoy life most of the time, but I feel like complex...
    Withmywoes Withmywoes 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    sometimes I catch myself thinking about the most obscure things. Things that could never be a reality. sometimes a thought will consume me for weeks and I tweek it a little bit...
    MissiTeej MissiTeej 26-30, F 8 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I absolutely adore my Gf. I just know she's the one. So what I lost her? it's happened before. Cancer. What would I do? How would I recover. I'm thinking so much about the future...
    markrobert2 markrobert2 46-50, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Then You Shouldn't ******* Care So Much. Damn You Enemies. Damn The Humans. Damn the World.
    Gabster27 Gabster27 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    All my life I have tried to live up to people's expectation of who or what im supposed to be. I will change who I am just to fit in, I always felt like an outsider like i dont...
    jojobro23 jojobro23 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I like to be with people that have a good sense of humor. I do not like to hear or see people try to be standup comics. I think standup comics are just looking to get some...
    planter715 planter715 51-55, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    When people use rollercoasters as a metaphor for how they're feeling, why is the coaster going 'up' always good, and going 'down' always bad? The best part of a rollercoaster is...
    kaleidoscopic21 kaleidoscopic21 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    Whenever I go out for a smoke, I'm always daydreaming of scenarios. They either fall into two parts. Usually, it's when I have a crush on someone and we have the perfect...
    loubylou93 loubylou93 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I wish there was a drug that would stop unwanted and negative thoughts. I always feel like something is wrong or I'm being lied to and it's driving me crazy. I don't know if it's...