I Have a Reading Addiction

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 597 People

    It Started When I Was a Kid

    i remember my mum coming into my room when i was about 8 and saying ok put the book down now its late. I would for a second and as soon as the door closed i would have my nose back in it. I still read a lot sometimes i read 5 books in one week. Sometimes i read so much that my...
    thehippy thehippy
    41-45, F
    4 Responses May 10, 2009

    Have You Ever Wanted To Live In A Story?

    I have loved to read all my life. I particularly enjoy action/adventure and SciFi books with exciting plots and evil villians. However, I continue to find myself intensely wishing that I was living in the stories. Chasing the bad guys, visiting different worlds, etc are all...
    Airbear13 Airbear13
    18-21
    2 Responses Nov 14, 2010

    Bukowski And Rollins

    I am soaking up every snide remark, every observation, every gloriously worded moment, as if I am preparing for battle.and maybe I am.
    arenaissancewoman arenaissancewoman
    31-35, F
    Mar 27, 2013

    Enter At Your Own Risk

    You browse the shelves, pick a book...read the inside cover to see if it 'draws you', yes? off you go. I read to escape, its an easy way to get lost because I am always looking in but they don't sense my presence. To the characters in the book I am not party to the story but...
    Plastic500 Plastic500
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Mar 16, 2011

    I've Been Reading...

    ...since I learned to read. While my mother encouraged me to read and taught me to read before i even entered kinder, she became frustrated with me for always having a book in my hand. She disliked it when I read at the table when we all sat down for a meal. She also insisted...
    OMGitsRiley OMGitsRiley
    26-30, F
    Jun 29, 2012

    I'm a little upset I just read a book

    and the second book doesn't come out till February! But I started a new series to entertain me till then ! :)
    SwEgMoFo SwEgMoFo
    18-21, F
    Jan 10
    cessgm cessgm
    22-25, F
    Aug 12, 2014

    Since I Was Little!!

    I didn't always like to read, and I'll admit it. But when I was 9, my dad rented a movie that I didn't much care for (still don't), Clan of the Cave Bear. However, I fell in love with the book, and it took me a while to get through it the first time. I always got that book...
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982
    31-35, F
    Sep 7, 2012

    I'm addicted to fanfics One day I got bored

    and googled 'five nights at freddys fanfic. I read the whole thing and immediately downloaded watt pad. I now read at least one or two pewdiecry fanfics a day. What is life.
    notthsttypeofgirl notthsttypeofgirl
    13-15, F
    Dec 26, 2014

    Yes, Yes I Know

     Well, I'm not that old. I love to read. I can't stop. When I read the book is my life. I hate to be without my book.   My friends, tell me its time to put it down. My grade have gone super bad,cause my book is the only thing I can think of.What people don't know is that I...
    Bug1234 Bug1234
    13-15, F
    1 Response Oct 26, 2011

    My Reading Addiction

    I didn't believe it at first. Could there be such a thing as an addiction to reading? My husband accused me of being addicted to my books and I laughed it off with him. But the thought stayed in my head and lingered until I realized it might actually be true. I walk around the...
    clairadncr clairadncr
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2009

    I Am A Reading Addict And It Isn't Funny!

    Once I start a book I can't stop. I take the book with me everywhere and read it to the detriment of the rest of my life. I read it while I am supposed to be working, instead of cooking a nice dinner for my family, I heat up some crap so I can read more. I read through the night...
    Bubbbles63 Bubbbles63
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jun 25, 2012

    I Can Stop Reading!

    I personally don't think it's a problem to read all the time. But when your english teachers starts lookimg at you like your a freak for having a new book everyday (which I finish everyone) it kinda gets sad on my part. I just can't stop reading! It helps me get out of my world...
    Storyteller12341 Storyteller12341
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Jan 2, 2012

    I Read Too Much.

    Most of the time when I say I read too much, people think I'm bragging. I'm not, I'm serious. If you're reading this, you probably know what I mean. When I was five I learned to read, and I loved it. Back then it was a good thing to curl up with a book. I read more than most five...
    physicsphorever physicsphorever
    18-21
    1 Response Nov 5, 2012

    Reading To Avoid Real Life

    I have a reading addiction. Reading to me is a mood altering substance. I read compulsively. I read mostly British detective novels and other fiction. I just finished "Crime and Punishment". On the weekends I can spend both days in bed reading. It's especially nice when my cat...
    nowUfunny2 nowUfunny2
    61-65, F
    Sep 3, 2012

    Addicted

    Reading is my passion. I read anyting that I stumble upon regardless of being interesting or not. I have loved reading since I was a little girl.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 5, 2009

    I joined this experience group long ago,

    but my addiction is growing! In the last year I have read the entire Ante-Nicene library. It was terribly addictive as it changed my theology. Of course, addictions are not healthy, but this one has helped me become a better wife, mum, and follower of my God. Whenever I face...
    sailnude sailnude
    46-50, F
    Aug 12, 2014

    The Tragedy Of Literary Experience

    In the movie, You've Got Mail,  Meg Ryan's character says a line that has stuck with me, "So much of what I see reminds me of something I read in a book, when shouldn't it be the other way around?" This is the best way I know to describe my love affair with...
    celticscribe celticscribe
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 19, 2009

    Numbers

    I lost count after 200 in half of a year.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 22, 2012

    The Master's Sacred Knowledge

    The Master’s Sacred Knowledge A key to your inner treasure! This is the story about a wise old Master who comes across a young man who was about to end his life by hanging himself to a large tree. The wise old Master asks the young man to spare him some of his time before...
    allanrufus allanrufus
    36-40, M
    Dec 13, 2012
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 5, 2015

    Reading Addiction?

    Well I never thought of it as an addiction but I guess I do. I always just considered myself a voratious reader. I mean 6-10 books a week isn't an addiction really. I can stop whenever I want. Really. No not really. I can't even eat if I don't have something to read. So yes I...
    bvb1123 bvb1123
    41-45, M
    10 Responses Apr 12, 2009

    I'm Heavily Addicted To Reading Stories On The Internet. To The Stories That Tend To Trigger The Hormones In Me.

    PLEASE ADD WRITING STORIES TO THE ABOVE STATEMENT TOO. This's become like my own personal drug.. I'm referring to the paranormal,supernatural,romance,sci fiction,erotica genre. I often lose track of time during these sessions of mine.I sit for 5 to 6 hours (depends on when my...
    alienx6 alienx6
    18-21
    1 Response Oct 5, 2013

    5 Chapters

    I cant go a day without reading a least 5 chapters in the story im readng. I have to read any chance I get like at walmart or six flags. Anywhere i'll just pull out my phone and read. Or i'll bring a book with me.
    Yourhikari13 Yourhikari13
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Jun 27, 2012

    Looking For New Books

    I have a addiction to reading i love it so much i love it to the point that i actually caused me to need glasses who would think!!! My favorite author is Ellen Hopkins but i have read all her books so far i was wondering if there was anyone out who knew another author that...
    cheneryr cheneryr
    22-25, F
    Feb 5, 2013

    I Cant Seem To Stop Reading.

    I cant stop reading,I never thought it would become like this. I started reading 1 book per week or smth like that but now I read daily 3-4 books and i cant stop. Its messing me up, I go to sleep really late and I Never go to sleep before finishing a book. And first thing in the...
    Akanee Akanee
    22-25
    3 Responses Jan 9, 2012

    Anything

    I will read anything.  I even read the labels on the cereal boxes in the morning at breakfast. I just love to read.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    10 Responses Apr 12, 2009

    is this bad? I don't think

    so :) Except I stay up till like 3am reading book after book when I have to get up at 7am the next day... BUT THE BOOKS ARE WORTH IT OKAY.
    Readbymyself Readbymyself
    13-15
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2014

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