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I Am Forgetful

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    Dizzy Me ! - We’ve recently moved into a semi open plan office where I share an area with another girl called Tracey and a guy called James. When we moved offices we had the...
    Bree10 Bree10 36-40, T 2 Responses Jul 9, 2012

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    Im So Forgetful - I forget peoples faces, i only remember resemblences, i find it hard to remember names. I forget a task or two sometimes. I forget, some memories of past. Its...
    HelenParis HelenParis 22-25 Mar 13, 2012

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    The Title Of The Group Says It All - I am SO forgetful. I HATE it. I can't remember things I learn in class, even if I loved it and was totally into it during the lecture. I can...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 16, 2011

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    Thank God For Housemates - just the past months alone, i forgot my keys 6 times... and had to borrow a friend's hair clip to unlock the door, which came to no avail... forgot my...
    frankenstaine frankenstaine 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 6, 2012

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    Like Mother Like Daughter -      During the past few years of my life, I have become increasingly forgetful. I am 19 right now, but when I was younger, my mom...
    Doglover5290 Doglover5290 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2009

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    I have forgotten a lot of things that I'm supposed to be on top of like that one thing from the grocery store that I drove across town for and bought a bunch of crud that, yes, I...
    MysticalSkeptical MysticalSkeptical 41-45 Apr 1

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    IF U Don't Matter Than I W... - IF U DON'T MATTER THAN I WILL FORGET U VERY EASILY
    ILOVEMYSELF07 ILOVEMYSELF07 Nov 17, 2007

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    Dog Names Come To Me Faster Than People Names... - ... so I don't tend to greet people by name. Dogs, yes. Is this because I love animals so much, and get nervous around people...
    LonexWolf LonexWolf 18-21, F Oct 2, 2011

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    Forgetful - I am terribly forgetful AND impatient. That makes a bad combination because I will save things to my Palm then get all pushy so that whatever it is gets done on time or...
    ameeker ameeker 21-25, F Nov 14, 2007

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    I Would Forget My Own Head, ... - I Would Forget My Own Head, ... By: Me Written on January 17th, 2013 A lot of times (so it seems to me) I forget things I should do, where I left...
    Likewhatido Likewhatido 36-40, F Jan 17, 2013

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    Don't Feel Bad When I Ask For Your Name A Couple Of Times. - When you know someone for a long time or you really made effort to remember her name and face and then she ask you what...
    kakorckaact07 kakorckaact07 18-21, F Jul 31, 2011

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    Old Soul -   I feel like I'm aging. I forget faces, names, places, important dates, birthdays, and where I put my keys, or parked my car. I wish there was some trick to...
    Kailasa Kailasa 16-18, F Nov 26, 2007

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    Always Forgetful - I was always the kid looking for her pencil. It seems i spend half my day looking for something that i may have had in my hand 5 min ago. I try to do things for...
    clainetwin clainetwin 22-25, F Sep 15, 2010

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    Im Concerned - I always used to lock my compter before leaving for lunch, but recently its been a few days that when i come back i see my comp unlocked, but no one knows my psswrd...
    idoloveu idoloveu 18-21, F Sep 11, 2010

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    I Am Forgetful - I hate it with a passion the fact that I am forgetful. ADD & PTSD causes forgetfulness.  Damn it!
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Apr 30, 2011

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    Where Did It Go? Where Am I? What Am I Doing? - This has happened to me since cancer. I don't let it bother me though...I always eventually figure it out.
    tome tome 41-45, F Nov 20, 2007

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    I Can't Help It. - I'm so ridiculously forgetful. I tend to forget whats people say about 2 seconds after they've been told to me and I'm always forgetting to do things as well. I...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 8, 2011

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    So...uh... What Was I Saying!? - If I put it down you can be sure I will spend the next 3 hours looking for it. I constantly walk into a room and then wonder why.
    BeteNoire BeteNoire 26-30, F Sep 23, 2010

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    I'm Sorry, What Was the Qu... - I'm sorry, what was the question? I forget things all the time. They don't usually completely go away, because they are there, I just have to...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F Nov 17, 2007

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    Rush N' Chant - People often ask me why I am always rushing around.  Well, if I don't do things straight away I forget to do it at all.  Sometimes I have to go around...
    Tibicina Tibicina 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2009

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    Always Have Been - Growing up, my mother would always kind of pick on me about how forgetful I am. Many mornings before I left for school or whatever, she would run through a list...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 15, 2008

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    ...why Did I Come Upstairs Again? - I know we all have done it! I feel like I do it a LOT! more then normal...and not only that but today i was sitting in a chair in my room, got...
    pinkheart9 pinkheart9 22-25, F Jan 3, 2011

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    How Forgetful Can I Be? - I am only 16 years old but I sure am very forgetful. I bet my Mother and Grandmother isn't as forgetful as I am. Argghh, I'm aging?!
    kiikii kiikii 16-18, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2007

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    Ahh Yes. - Just now I was logging into facebook to look at a message because it has a list of the names of songs on a cd my friend gave me...but before I got there, this creeper...
    LunaOrionis LunaOrionis 18-21, F Oct 2, 2010

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    Stress Makes It Hundred Times Worse!!! - I'm not too bad with some stuff but I can NEVER remember dates for some reason!! My husbands birthday is on the 17th of this month and he...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F Sep 16, 2007

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    I truly am forgetful I have had to give my mum, my sister and my brother a spare key to my house as in the last 16 months I have locked myself out of the house 11/12 times lol. I...
    darkasmidnight darkasmidnight 31-35, F Feb 7

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    What Was I Saying? - seriously, I think of something to say or do and forget it five seconds later! =P
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 14, 2007

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    This Is Deffo Me! - I have noticed within the past year (I would say) that I am definitely a lot more forgetful than I used to be. I work in a salon and I forget client's names...
    StripeyCarrot StripeyCarrot 22-25, F Jan 29, 2013

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    I Am Absent Minded - I am absent minded. i would forget to switch off the lights. my work will be left unfinished. i wonder why i am like this. i guess i think too much that i can...
    uniquely uniquely 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2010

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    A curse or a gift. It's more of the former but it has it's times. God above, I'm surely thankful I don't remember every detail of every bad thing I've experience in my life. But...
    SinisterSmile SinisterSmile 22-25 Feb 15

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    Space Ace - I have always been forgetful.  I think I'm part crow (bird, not tribe); I'm easily distracted by shiny objects. Although I started getting high at 15 and still do...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 1, 2008

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    Bring My Mind to Reality - Being forgetful is a huge part of my life.  It has helped me and hurt me.  It never fails though.  Since I was younger, I've always been...
    SemiCharmedLife SemiCharmedLife 18-21, F Apr 28, 2009

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    Searching My Brain - Last night while falling asleep, I thought of the perfect story to write for this group. But I, uh, forgot it..
    Vellamo Vellamo 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 22, 2011

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    What the heck do I do at the end of the day when I get home. How is it that I can not place phone, keys, shoes, pocketbook by the door. I swear I must be so tried at the end of the...
    sara273 sara273 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    Ummm - I was going to post something here... But well, ...I can't remember what it was.
    baka baka 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 30, 2008

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    I Am Forgetful - I was trying to get to work one day. I was running late and couldn't find my pruse. You will never believe where it was when I found it.....It was on my shoulder.
    greyreese greyreese 46-50 1 Response Nov 28, 2008

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    I have withdrawn money from the cash machine and forgot to take it. I just took the card and walked. Happened twice. Worst feeling ever trust me
    Loer Loer 26-30, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    You Name It, I Forgot It - names, faces, appointments, addresses, phone numbers, items to get at the store, chores, my own ideas, postal codes, card numbers, passwords, email...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F Nov 25, 2007

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    Hopeless! - That's what my memory seems like to me. I've tried the planners, the PDA's, the string around the finger, writing on myself, leaving notes in all my pockets, saying it...
    Neighborbob Neighborbob 21-25, M 1 Response Dec 12, 2007

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    I Forget Alot - I guess i just don't have a good memory. I'll forget what day it is, what I did the day before, etc. It's not a serious thing, it's just annoying sometimes. Like if...
    Inferno Inferno 16-18, M Nov 23, 2007

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    Me And My Scattyness Go Hand In Err Hand? - I am Laura. I have always been damn scatty from a young age and like probably most of you I am not entirely sure where I get this from...
    strawberrycherry strawberrycherry 18-21, F 2 Responses May 23, 2012

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    With Some Things - Mostly putting names to faces is what I'm bad at. Remembering important things.... yeah. I'll constantly remind myself, especially with projects and homework. I...
    BangaaDragoon BangaaDragoon 18-21, M Feb 29, 2012

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    Any one has any tips to combat this? Compared to majority, my memory is poor. They recall more details than I do. My poor memory maybe related to stress
    trybettermyself trybettermyself 22-25 Apr 8

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    I Just Remembered I Am - i do this kind of thing every day mother: can you go get me a pen me: sure (walks upstaires) me: wait what did you want me to get mother: a pen me:oh...
    ribbonsofglass ribbonsofglass 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2011

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    Thank You, Rsd! - I used to remember EVERY thing.  I forgot nothing.  I could quickly walk through a room and tell you months later exactly where to find...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2007

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    I Have An Odd Memory Really... - I can easily tell you the full name of every child that has been under my care along with there likes and dislikes, allergies, medical conditions...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 11, 2008

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    Change Subjects B/c I Don't Remember - I too used to be very good at remembering. I am only in my mid/late 20's. I remember things I used to remember, usually. I can not (usually...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 15, 2012

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    SMH - Jikel. . . mr'ăl suk'ăl ! ! ! -___-
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 30, 2013

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    But I Remember The Stupid Things That Should Be Forgotten. - If I had the ability to remember things that mattered.. my life would probably be significantly different. I think my...
    miszingyou miszingyou 22-25, F Jun 26, 2011

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    How Forgetful Am I? - I just wrote a blog about being forgetful, because it's beginning to concern me. As I'm sitting here looking at other stories about forgetfulness, I'm...
    rollingwithhusky rollingwithhusky 46-50, F Aug 1, 2010

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