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I Clean When I'm Stressed

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    TragicWhispers TragicWhispers 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 23, 2009

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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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    I worry too much. My brain can't stop thinking... I'm stressed I need new accommodation I stay at some woman's house but there's just too many things wrong with it.., my room is...
    NamzyZizi NamzyZizi 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    or when I'm trying to fall asleep
    hashbrown20 hashbrown20 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    When I'm sleepy I can't stop doing stupid childish stuff. Lol, and I'm always laughing at everything.
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    I'm so optimistic and mellow when I'm on my period. Funny isn't it?
    W1ll0wstream101 W1ll0wstream101 22-25, F 20 hrs ago

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    Yeah...i start to laugh at everything and for some reason i love to listen to SOJA and AC/DC when i´m drunk....oh...if i could feel like that all the time....damn depression
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I hate saying im Okay when I'm not. I feel like I'm dying inside.. But if people want me to be happy so be it ..
    Happyness7 Happyness7 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    That is tonight... "I feel heavy when I'm sad".... I came home after looking into his cold eyes & my chest feels empty
    IntomeYousee IntomeYousee 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    It's not even anything sexual. Lol I do it all the time. Even when I'm at school, sometimes I fall asleep that way.
    touchtorelax touchtorelax 13-15, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Yeah so I used to just pretty much shut down completely when I'm really upset about something. I didn't talk, I didn't socialize I just existed..... And then he came along and he's...
    FireQueen10 FireQueen10 22-25, F Apr 16

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    Since I can't tell him, you guys are gonna have to put up with my sappy mood today, dammit! I miss you! You've made me look at the world differently. You inspire me. You are so...
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I'm so ****** right now, and the stupid **** is going down ;)
    VirtualCygnus VirtualCygnus 18-21, M Apr 3

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    I'm totally in love with EARNED IT by The Weekend!!#
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 3

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    My mind and my body miss you. My heart probably does too but there's no way I'm letting you know that.
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    who thinks I'm good looking out of 100
    anthony01 anthony01 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    My brother in law got me some liquor so I'm happy now.
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    So many men responding here. I'm worried the other sex isn't emancipated enough. But yeah, pants, hands, candles.
    AlricVirgil AlricVirgil 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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    It's been 16 years. Are we roommates? I think we are. It's not that he's a bad person. He's a really good guy. He's my best friend, has been for a while. Except for the parts...
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F Mar 28

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    I often wonder why I do this. Today for instance, I had to bring my mother to the ER due to dehydration. When we arrived her body was beginning to go into shock. They admitted her...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 13 Responses Mar 31

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    i prefer to keep my problems to myself rather than burdening others... i get pass it eventually... my friend said I'm her roll model... idk what to think maybe I'm suppose to be...
    mergirl123 mergirl123 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    There are several holes in the walls right now that I covered up with posters and drawings. It's actually something I'm ashamed of, but I always act on impulse t.
    morekisses morekisses 13-15, F Apr 3

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    Everyday I am screaming on the inside, I can't do this anymore. I don't want to do this anymore. I'm tired of pretending. I'm tired of being invisible. I'm tired of lying to myself...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 3

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    whenever i get angry my body starts to shake uncontrollably. I have no idea why, its as if im freezing on the inside
    blackstarunity blackstarunity 16-17, F Apr 6

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    Awh Shinedown look what you did you kicked the mood a step lower ;^; Now I'm all depressed. "Those songs" from my childhood, why do they mean so much and sound so radiant, its...
    RawrrrrItsAIexa RawrrrrItsAIexa 18-21, F Apr 11

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    I'm an only child I think it's self explanatory lol
    MJP88 MJP88 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Sometimes? More like all the time. Alone please I do it at work while walking around the house. Even while I'm writing this story my lips are moving. Yes I'm a great...
    holehearted79 holehearted79 31-35, F 8 Responses Apr 12

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    Well, I'm now at a point where even music has turned its back on me, where do I go from here?
    Guitarman223 Guitarman223 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    Bizarre conversation with a Facebook friend from a working group. He's telling me he has sinned because he has had thoughts about someone else, specifically a God-incarnate. I...
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I'm from a small town and could walk everywhere I needed to go. Running is my favorite way to destress, and I feel like accomplished something after finishing a run. I lost that...
    ambernoel ambernoel 18-21, F Apr 13

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    When I say I like it loud, I mean it! If I can hear myself singing, it's not loud enough. I've heard me sing, it needs to be covered up.......... I hate what I call "Dumb...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 6 Responses Apr 17

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    Roses are red, violets are blue. I always lay in bed, when I have a flu. (I'm not sick) Roses are red, violets are blue. I want to eat bread and share it with you. (I want to...
    sweetiecake98 sweetiecake98 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    I want someone to talk to me. someone close to me. I'm in Washington. I'm always alone.
    Charleygyrl Charleygyrl 26-30, F a week ago

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    My issues are very small as compared to everyone else's. Of course I'm gonna say I'm okay. Why would I say I was fine? Not that anyone ever cares or needs to know. My problems are...
    GoodAsDeadMasterOfDeath GoodAsDeadMasterOfDeath 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I can't deal with this, I'm not strong enough and I'm tired of pretending that I am.
    Madhatter135 Madhatter135 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    So I am really popular at my school and there's a boy and he likes me but I don't like him and people aka (my friends and my crush ) are teasing me about him and when we have to...
    Chloe144 Chloe144 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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