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I Clean When I'm Stressed

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    Gone to India, Hun! See You In 3 Weeks!

    My fiance's father is from India.  This past Christmas, he went back to see his family there with his father.  I was left here in the states alone because the plane ticket is $2000.  I don't have that kind of money to spare really.  I went home and stayed busy...
    TragicWhispers TragicWhispers 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 23, 2009

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    As If Scrubbing Away My Problems...

    I have lived with a great many people, and I think I am the cleanest. My preference is for all things around me to be clean, orderly, and hopefully sanitary. I don't want things to have loose ends or mismatched pieces, and I can't stand the thought of lingering grease, creeping...
    roososo roososo 22-25, F Oct 10, 2012

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    My Cleaning Habbit

    Im sam im 14 and i clean everyday when i get stressed out i clean alot i get stressed out most days and cant help but it but clean i clean my room even if its clean i hate untidyness and dirt i think i have a cleaning problem
    Sammtcleaner Sammtcleaner 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 30, 2013

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    Get Me the Cleaning Supplies....NOW!

    Oh Boy.....Do I clean when I am stressed!!  There is not a speck of dirt any where.  The floors are spotless, the furniture is vacuumed, the floor trim is wiped down, the rugs are shampooed, even the wall vents get a good washing!  I have even gone so far as to...
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog 12919 2 Responses Oct 3, 2008

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    House Work

    when i was younger and had small children i used cleaning as a thing to keep me busy because  l could not do anything but stay at home and keep house  the thing i have learned is it was just a subutute for living your live   forget about beening so house pride    go out...
    janiceann34 janiceann34 61-65 May 18, 2011

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    Now

    I'm a real boy and I clean most of the house a lot, does that make me sexy?
    NoLifeOnEP NoLifeOnEP 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 12, 2012

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    Yep

    When I start to stress out as to what all I have to do.  I start to tidy and clean so that everything is organised and I have a lot of clear and accessible working areas. Also, much of my stress derives from my non existent filing systes and therefore, tidying is often...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 24, 2008

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    Oh Yeah

    And, as a result, my house is spotless right now.
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2008

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    Always cheer me up. When I'm stressed when I'm sad music is my go to. Even when I am working I'll turn the music up loud and listen in one ear it really helps to calm me down.
    Findingteesh Findingteesh 26-30, F Sep 3

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    Today I had a deadline on a project I was HOPING. To take my time on but my client requested her banners earlier. Rome wasn't built in a day lady. Luckily I was able to oblige her...
    missquietriot missquietriot 26-30, F Aug 22

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    I should REALLY stop trying to comfort people when I'm drunk.... ****.
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Laughter is all around me, coming from me, and I can see the faces of my friends. It's a good night. We're all at dinner together, debating the stupidest of subjects like world...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    my family are nice people don't get me wrong. I love them and they do love me. I just don't feel like I can be myself around them. Granted to an extent, I think people will have...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 22

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    When people are too stubborn to admit that they're wrong, it shows so much about them and their capabilities to understand. People who leave their opinion out in the open but...
    metaphornographic metaphornographic 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    When I'm upset I listen to music as there is no other solution. I just cry..nothing turns out the way I want. Listening to music is better.....
    Jetsel Jetsel 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Even little things make me soso angry i end up punching walls or trying to harm myself... I must have smashed my phone about 5 times and my ipad once and last week I was really mad...
    Il0veandre Il0veandre 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Literally! Last Saturday I was sooo high! Frigging loved it. When I'm high I block all my worries out. I just stay smiling. I absolutely love the buzz I receive from it.
    lm1993 lm1993 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I just had exams (our education system is different here) and I actually did quite well this term, I got like 7 As and some of my other results are still not back. But well... My...
    Someoneatschoolfoundme Someoneatschoolfoundme 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    "I'm okay, doesn't always mean I'm okay." -unknown
    Zoewithoutthei Zoewithoutthei 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Put my bracelets through the wSh do I'm blow drying then so the metal doesn't rust 😂😊👌 (Morgan Logic)
    NobodyCaresOkai NobodyCaresOkai 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    But when I try to be funny crickets chirp. (Do crickets even chirp?)
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 31

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    Posting drunk is fun. :-D Wonder why they call it being lit... Actually it makes sense. Coz baby I'm a firework right now!
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I'm about to do something stupid that's what's up. How dare her! Even though she's older than my deceased mother it doesn't give her the right to call her a "kid" does she...
    Xcinderella Xcinderella 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Just miss being held n feeling like it's ok n I'm not fighting alone. The last time was so long ago it feels like it wasn't real.
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Honestly I'm pretty sure everyone does lol 👹💤💤💤💤💤💤💤💤💤💤💤💤💤
    lavabug01 lavabug01 13-15, F 22 hrs ago

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    **** you! I hate you! Thanks for ignoring me when I needed you most.
    AfireLove AfireLove 18-21, F Aug 25

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    Shalalalalala I'm bat **** drunk and I skipped my classes Shalalalalala I don't give a goddamned **** Shalalalalala I'm gonna regret this soon:)
    RozzebellConta RozzebellConta 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I'm bored anybody wanna talk to meh ps if I don't answer u then I'm sleeping.
    ThaQueen1 ThaQueen1 18-21, F Aug 26

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    "The Woman In Me (Needs The Man In You)" Shania Twain I'm not always strong And sometimes I'm even wrong But I win when I choose And I can't stand to lose But I can't always be...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F Aug 29

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    Just when I've started to forget him..he reminds me why I never really could...
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F Aug 31

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    You are my everything -Ariana Grande "If I cross your mind just know I'm yours" "You weren't my everything till we were nothing" <3
    futureCRNA futureCRNA 18-21, F Aug 31

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    Only a couple of times have I been so drunk that stupid happened. There's one that happened when I was 22ish, it mighta been new years... It's worth telling but takes a bit of...
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 1 Response Sep 11

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    I had to take my dog to the vet for of course shots, but when she leaves my side I can't help but to feel alone. I feel like she thinks I'm giving her up and that she's going to be...
    BlueWings454 BlueWings454 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    "How are you?" A seemingly common phrase nowadays, usually answered with a "Good." or a "Fine." or an "Okay." Sometimes if you're lucky, they'll ask the follow-up question "Are you...
    matagorta5 matagorta5 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I've been trying to find new music. I have almost 400 songs of all genres and looking for more songs I can relate too. Any songs about depression, suicide, self harm, eating...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I don't want to fill others with my problems there have been very little times I have said no I'm not okay most of the time I say I'm good or I'm fine or how about I'm okay I do...
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F Sep 13

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    I hope I'm not the only one :/ who does this. I rather punch a wall then go right up and punch a person in the face and hurt them and also get Suspended.
    JoseHernandez17 JoseHernandez17 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    But really..? I don't understand why people think they have to pretend to care to boost my self confidence. I'm a human being; Not a charity case. I don't need you to flirt...
    BallinBae BallinBae 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I would really like to make some new, genuine friends. To the extent the Experience Project may facilitate this aim I continue to post my experiences. However, in candor I must...
    PoisonedQuill PoisonedQuill 41-45, M Aug 31

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    "I've seen fire and I've seen rain. I've seen sunny days that I wished would never end. I've seen lonely times when I could not find a friend..... But I always thought that is see...
    Poss84 Poss84 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    When i am drunk, i usually call a girl i try to flirt. then i call my best friends to ask them if i am a *******. It usually happens and I dont know why i do.
    qaan qaan 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 11

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    Pretty much all of the time. I am grateful enough and appreciate that i have all my family and i have no problems with them and i also am grateful that they love and accept who i...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    I wont be the lonely one Sitting on my own and sad A fifty year old Reminiscing what i had. I miss my dad today. It breaks my heart knowing the feeling isn't shared.
    lookingforsomeone1 lookingforsomeone1 22-25, F 16 hrs ago

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    I wont be the lonely one Sitting on my own and sad A fifty year old Reminiscing what i had. I miss my dad today. It breaks my heart knowing the feeling isn't shared.
    lookingforsomeone1 lookingforsomeone1 22-25, F 16 hrs ago

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    Sitting in my balcony on the sea and thinking about the freaky things i've done :( );
    anasbarhamain anasbarhamain 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I am so freaking hungover!!
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I can't even describe my love for this song. http://youtu.be/wFK1y6WMcb4
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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