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I Clean When I'm Stressed

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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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    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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    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 66-70 2 Responses Oct 3, 2008

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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 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 30, 2013

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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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 23, 2009

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    FadeIntoTheDarkness FadeIntoTheDarkness 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I'm the WORST at this! I'm a horrible liar and my poker face makes it way to obvious something's up. I guess it's just because I don't believe in hiding or supressing your feelings...
    Jonsey3 Jonsey3 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I always have this pissed off look on my face when somethings wrong it shows to the point other people will be like.. Why are you so angry? I'm like I didn't know I was angry
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    abernesskraek abernesskraek 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm the life of a party once I get tired. It's like I'm drunk.
    KindredKings KindredKings 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    happens to me quite a lot these days nothing really playing on my mind apart from the fact I've been lied to stolen from deceived and well that about some up my day yesterday lol...
    chris7379 chris7379 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I'm alone and bored at home I'm usually horny too, so put my hand in my pants and touch myself. This normally turns into a wanking session after too long.
    jaimeedl jaimeedl 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    I act as if I'm invisible , Lol .
    PreciousDiamond2 PreciousDiamond2 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    GZPJ GZPJ 13-15, M a week ago

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    yyoyoyoyoyoyoyo yyoyoyoyoyoyoyo 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    HIIIIIIIIII!!!! I'm bored .............bleh
    Haleybruh2002 Haleybruh2002 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    But who knows when I actually am :P In the meantime, I am stumbling through this little thing called life.
    RealisticSmile RealisticSmile 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Everyday I'm going to do me, and people will see that if they mess with me, I'll sting like a bee. Everyday I'm trying to be free, flap my wings, sing, wear some bling, make that...
    MasterWonderPiece MasterWonderPiece 18-21, F Jul 21

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    cherryxblossom cherryxblossom 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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