I Have a Short Attention Span

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    Get Bored After A Year...

    I've been in a lot of really good relationships, I always know that they are really good girls and I am oh so attracted to them all. But for some reason it seems like we always drift apart after a year or so (seems to be the shelf life), not really sure why this is, sometimes I...
    Orlemdrop Orlemdrop
    31-35, M
    1 Response Aug 28, 2013

    i just cannot keep going on

    and on about ANY issue. its a big bone of contention between my wife and me, and i invariably snap. have tried yoga, and it only lengthens the fuse, doesnt extinguish the spark.
    Lovetotouch Lovetotouch
    41-45, M
    Mar 21, 2014


    Yeah, I have a short attention sp- Hey, look at HWP's new avatar... Nummy... Wait. Kiddo, stop banging colored pencils on the table. Oh, hey, Little House on the Prarie is on... I'm drinking coffee. Coffee is goo- I have a short attention span, I think. Right? That's what this...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude
    Aug 11, 2008

    Oh, Were You Talking to Me?

    I'm like the world's worst person when talking to ppl.  I get bored WAY too easily.  I don't have trouble paying attention, or focusing on the convo/person/situation, I just get bored with it after a bit and my mind starts to wander, or I OH Look at that butterfly, I...
    Gemi Gemi
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 27, 2008

    A.D.H. What?

    seriously, i don't know if you'd call it a short attention span, or what, but i get distracted incredibly easy, and i have the most random free thought association (go look it up).  I have a hard time sitting in a movie cause i get bored, my butt gets numb, and i get even...
    simplycherie simplycherie
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 2, 2007

    The only reason why school would ever be

    considered difficult for me. I couldn't soak in a single thing any teacher said.
    Kierstypants7 Kierstypants7
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 14, 2013

    I have difficulty completing work,

    paying attention to class discussions and sitting still and not doing anything. The work I do complete is when I reach an in-between state of some sort where the urge to do something else isn't as present and I'm invested in whatever I'm doing. My parents have noticed that the...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids
    16-17, F
    Feb 13, 2015

    I Call Them Squirrel Moments

    Ok so I have young kids, if you have ever watched the movie Up. The dog is on task and in a blink of a eye he is off for a squirrel. I do that all the time, I can be mid sentence something catch my eye and (squirrel) off on another thought, just leave the other person hanging...
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    1 Response Feb 20, 2013

    Always In a Rush

     I'm always in a rush. Not sure why. I forget to do simply easy things. I can do more than one thing at once. But I always, have to stay foused or. I will easy be side tracked. If you Know what I mean. It's a disorder I have. But I keep working on it. The best I can.  ...
    Sourtherngirl Sourtherngirl
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 29, 2007

    I got the shortest attention span with music

    convos anything that involves me interacting or stimilation i can be playin a game on my ps3 nd jus randomly get bored nd put something else in nd while thas loading look something up on my ipod get distracted nd wana watch a movie start watching the movie get thirtsy while im...
    Ninjaguy21 Ninjaguy21
    22-25, M
    Jan 24, 2014

    I can't sit and read a book

    for a long time (it takes me weeks before I even finish one book), I can't do all my assignments at once (10 minutes maximum at a time), and I absolutely can not read long experiences or replies on here. Whatever debate we were having, they won because I can not sit and read all...
    MichaelMyers1 MichaelMyers1
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 5, 2015


    I blame it all on computers
    coloco coloco
    61-65, M
    Jan 11, 2012

    Not Sure If I Have Any..

    It's kind of non-existing hehe
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    1 Response Dec 25, 2007


    What? Huh? Were you talking to me? Oh yeah, uh huh... sure I heard you... What was that again?   LMAO... sad part is it's true!
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    Sep 1, 2007

    Random Tangent

    I don't go to Dr to tell me what's wrong. I look around and see the obvious sitting there like a glass duck quacking as it flaps it's wings in the milkshake sitting on the chair...now what were we talking about?? Oh yeah the hard plastic chairs that were a privilege to sit on in...
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    Oct 14, 2012
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