I Have a Strange Habit

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 213 People

    Not That Strange

    I like to tap and bump my feet and arms and hands on stuff. I don't why....weird...
    musared musared
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Aug 23, 2009

    Changing Your Life In Positive Direction

    Your Habits - the main obstacle... Doing good with right motivation is something we need to have energy to change things So within this context, I have to tell you something quite important. One the reasons why even though everything that Is said here kind of intellectually...
    trilo2 trilo2
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 15, 2012

    Use To Have Pica

    I used to chew crazily on ice all day because of low iron deficiency..it causes pica or the eating of ice or chemicals. glad I dont anymore.
    feistypepper feistypepper
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 18, 2012

    My Hair Pulling Compulsion.

    a year ago suddenly a strange habit evolved in me. i like pulling out my hair and i feel relaxed when i hear the breaking sound of my hair. i do it so repetitively that sometimes i forget the place where i am with whom i am dealing with. i know always pulling your hair out looks...
    anukc anukc
    26-30, F
    Oct 27, 2013

    Just One Comes to Mind...

    I smell cups before I use them. :/  
    AmayaEkio AmayaEkio
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Sep 18, 2009

    Stotting, Running, Almost Dancing

    When I'm alone and don't have to worry about other people seeing me, I do not move at all like other people. I'll run up and down the hallways, jump about, move almost like I'm dancing, albeit in an odd and flailing and silly looking kind of way. I have no idea why I do this or...
    Aerakyla Aerakyla
    18-21, F
    Jun 3, 2013

    People Are Strange When You're a Stranger

    I have a very weird eating habit. I like to dip my McDonald's french fries and cheeseburgers in vanilla ice cream. I think it gives it better flavor! I would choose ice cream over ketchup any day. When I go to Mr. Gatti's I get ice cream and cheese sticks and I dip...
    depressedmommy depressedmommy
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Mar 5, 2009

    Tapping Pattern

    I have a default tapping pattern with my fingertips that I started at some point doing conciously and no often end up doing it without thinking.  It's a very specific pattern, and I can do it really fast.  My boyfriend sometimes notices that I start tapping the pattern...
    musikkvinne musikkvinne
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 11, 2009


    Look down at my shoes when I am talking to someone XD
    iminpain iminpain
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 18, 2009

    And when I'm walking a dark road...

    I used to fear the dark, just like every little kid. It was time when monsters and nightmares came to us, to the little ones, as our parents were somewhere else sleeping, unable to protect us from whatever was creeping underneath little beds. I don’t know what you did, my...
    Korovjev Korovjev
    Mar 7, 2013

    Knuckle Nibbling

    I have had my habit for ten years now, I am 23.  I have looked all over the web to try to find others who have the same.  I take the skin covering my knuckles (apparently called knuckle pads) and put the skin of the knuckle pads in my mouth and gently nibble/pinch with my lips...
    Cupcakegrl21 Cupcakegrl21
    2 Responses Jun 4, 2012

    I Cant

     stand the feeling of cotton balls! Ive always had this weird thing with them. i cant touch them the feeling of them freaks me out! O__O so i dont use them either. never really understood what people used them for anyways. plus my brother is the same. he hates the...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jul 7, 2009

    Not Strange, Really

    I couldn't find a simple group about bad habits, so I chose this group instead. If there's anything more annoying, it's all my habits I have. They're awful. -nail biting since I was probably five or six years old -finger cracking since I was probably eight or nine -rocking back...
    Hollyvm92 Hollyvm92
    18-21, F
    Sep 5, 2012

    A funny thing happened

    while getting donuts from a take a way shop ( lady look at me and said ) " do you do geocaching " I had a tee shirt on " yes I said " she said " o my partner talked about it one time and might do it " I said " wow and told her go try" and my wife who accept it as ok said it...
    1234cardiff 1234cardiff
    51-55, M
    1 Response Oct 25, 2015

    My Strange Habit.

     I like to buy wendys milkshakes(chocolate)and a large fry,then dip the fries in my milkshake,and eat it.My mom got me started doing this.I always get the strangest looks from my friends when i either metion this habit,or do this in front of them.      ...
    xxbloodlustxx xxbloodlustxx
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Mar 8, 2009
    nronic1 nronic1
    18-21, M
    Apr 7, 2015

    My Strange Habit

    My strange habit is adding all the numerals of a number to see if they equal to thirteen. If say, I were reading a book, I would count the numerals of the page I plan to stop. If they all added up to thirteen, I continue reading at least one more page even if I am so sleepy. I...
    mareliberum mareliberum
    1 Response Apr 11, 2011

    My Strange Habit That Everyone Who Looks At Me Will Know

    The one extremely weird habit I have is that when I'm sitting down to study, I have my elbow on my table and my head on my hand which allows for easy access for me to rub and sort of pick at my eyelashes. I have like half a centimetre on both ends of my upper eyelids that are...
    SpringlesAndStars SpringlesAndStars
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 4, 2012

    Does Your Girlfriend Know?

    that you look at me like that? she's right over there, do you always treat her this way? how do you think she feels? I hope she's doing the same thing behind your back.
    chickadeeree chickadeeree
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 26, 2012

    I guess you could call it a habit

    but I couldn't find a better group to place it in. Ever since I was younger and my sister was born I developed a liking for playing with hair. She got dolls and I began playing with the doll's hair. I used to cut the hair too. I still like hair and I still take my sister's...
    Jbriefs Jbriefs
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 17, 2014

    My Habbit

    Do you ever get that feeling when your up to high on something and about to fall,I have that feeling all the time the funny thing is,its only when I am on the ground,but when I am on something like the roof I feel free and less afraid.
    Taylorthefirst Taylorthefirst
    Mar 28, 2013


    I have weird habits with all sorts of foods 1) Froot Loops - I have a battle with them.  I eat all the colors minus the blue and purple and then, when I have them to themselves, I won't look at my bowl so I'm unbiased about which ones I eat.  When I get...
    XCRevolution XCRevolution
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 31, 2009

    Whenever I get the chance I dance

    and fall on the floor on purpose. It hurts but I think it's worth the fun.
    PikachuIsPikachu PikachuIsPikachu
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 30, 2015

    I Eat Butter...and...

    Well...if I have buttery toast I like to lick the toast...and the butter knife. And if I'm sad the thing I eat to cheer me up is, yep, butter- the fattier, and saltier, the better. I am also wary of food that anyone outside my immediate family has touched, unless it is in a...
    specialben specialben
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2009

    Related Experiences

    We are a desi couple and I am the husband here. Have been here earlier and had some good interaction with people and friends here. Since EP is closing, I would like to connect...
    Desicouplefun Desicouplefun
    46-50, M
    Apr 21
    I guess my worst fear would be realizing I haven't improved from before
    mirrorimage99 mirrorimage99
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 20
    I have two babies from absolute strangers, and it's magical... I have no idea who their fathers are, neither does hubby, and we love them just the same! Maybe more!
    bustybobo bustybobo
    41-45, F
    12 Responses Apr 19
    I am totally strange and weird but i have a smart and unique personality.
    Knickster24 Knickster24
    22-25, M
    Apr 19
    This is gonna be a pretty long rant, sorry. You have been warned though. I'm 22, about to turn 23 in a couple of months, and I feel like I'm completely lost. I'm living with my...
    cyberwhat cyberwhat
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 18
    Today saw Forbidden Zone, and it feels like I've reached a point like in a game where I now have some more super powers! 
    Bettercallsalamander Bettercallsalamander
    36-40, M
    Apr 17
    14 April 2016 - 4pm: I came in from the garden (sawing through 2" hazelnut branch - which has probably been the trigger in my case) and said I was confused, asking what day of the...
    md2399 md2399
    61-65, F
    Apr 17
    it's been difficult to find myself this past few months. I've ate, worked out, stopped smoking and stopped drinking and stopped smoking weed. I literally had nothing to live for...
    caketin8 caketin8
    18-21, F
    Apr 17
    strange dreams isn't the word .One dream was that for some reason we were walking to Sheffield but we got lost ended up in balby near Westfield park there were mobile homes in the...
    whydoidothat1 whydoidothat1
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    I had a stranger dream I was traveling in time and saw the universe with my friend. But he dropped me off at a random house and left me there. The house was at the edge of space...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    5 Responses Apr 16
    to smile at strangers, it's not weird thing in Thailand. if strangers smile at you but you don't smile them back, it's pretty rude. sorry my English!
    Bonatt Bonatt
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 15
    I didn't realise how sick is was until just now. I have a habit of pushing people away. Any consistency of care, interest or love makes me run a mile because I know people...
    UnicornsOfHope UnicornsOfHope
    1 Response Apr 15
    Recently I was Diagnosed with PMDD, Initially I was quite frightened and against using antidepressants, I have researced natural remedies and after various researches I finally...
    crmurphy93 crmurphy93
    Apr 15
    There a strange thing that happen to me at night when I am sleeping in mid of my sleep my heartbeat starts to race and it starts it feels like someone is sitting on me but their is...
    kittycutee kittycutee
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 15
    Hey there! i have this disorder since i was 13. I started to have a strange behaviour and weird thoughts. My obsession with death and sick things got worse,i don't think it's a...
    Batwoman1968 Batwoman1968
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    i have a dream this morning. I was with my some closest friends and some strangers. we are having a house party. i am standing in a front door and i just noticed someone arrived...
    ishyoj1528 ishyoj1528
    22-25, F
    Apr 14
    Sometimes there are days when I feel down. I feel like I'm just a faceless figure in a crowd. I'd walk with my head down, avoiding eye contact with people. But then once in a...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    1 Response Apr 13
    I have met some kind hearts on here. I am so happy to be able to write this phrase. They try their best and not everyone can understand and it isn't whether they made me feel good...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 13
    I met him on here... He was perfect, kind, loving, receptive, different from anyone I have ever known before... He never had a relationship... Its easy to see how this happened...
    S33K3R S33K3R
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 13
    It's the little things. Someone might hold the door open for me or let me past them in a long line. Sometimes letting me have their seat in a packed bus. The world is full of bad...
    deleted deleted
    Apr 13
    This past few days have been rough. This isn't a short story, be aware. Over a year ago, my mother had been going through changes in her life. She was aging, and had not been...
    Wudugat Wudugat
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    Sometimes, not often I meet a person - a stranger to be more precise, who just has something in him/her that gives me warm feeling and puts a smile on my face. I don't know the...
    Gelezinis Gelezinis
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 12
    I dont know if others have this too but... i have this weird issue of waking up at ungodly hours of the night with some of the stuff bugging on my mind, it usually is something...
    tomharryasia tomharryasia
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Apr 12
      Someone I just started to talk to is gone now. Wasn't a surprise though because he did say he'd clicked "delete", but it's a little sad that we didn't get to speak more...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    1 Response Apr 12
    Anyone in my circle who I have been associated with me are welcome to add me on Snapchat, only my friends from this site can add me though, no strangers unless you wanna get to...
    Tagstar2000 Tagstar2000
    13-15, M
    Apr 11
    so i was groped in public when i was about nine. i was sitting in the second to last row in a movie theater. during the commercials two teen aged boys came and sat behind me. when...
    sadie210 sadie210
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 11
    I wonder when I observe humans interact what a monster I must be that people are dismissive and defensive in person but normal to me online. No my tone doesn't change. Don't blame...
    deleted deleted
    Apr 11
    so I had an overly strange dream.. I had a watering can full of gasoline and I was watering my plants around the house with it.. when it suddenly dawned on me that that wasn't a...
    MeowBird MeowBird
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    I suppose this is where I can speak freely, not revealing my identity. Honestly, writing about my life, a stupid, sob story, I feel skeptical about it. Not knowing if anyone cares...
    Aselfconsciousturtle Aselfconsciousturtle
    13-15, F
    Apr 10
    Sometimes I go to the cinema alone, because I hate how noisy and disruptive my friends are and because it makes no difference whether you go with people or not. I just want to...
    FatalOrca FatalOrca
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 10
    I was in a department/grocery store and there was a small, circular stage in the middle. Big enough to hold the band that was standing on it performing for the few nearby. The lead...
    MidnightMeraki MidnightMeraki
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    It is not a strange feeling to feel this way. I feel like that odd girl in a small village in the middle of nowhere. Except my entire country is that small village.
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    1 Response Apr 9
    I fell in love with a stranger on the bus last week. We were waiting at the same stop and I noticed her immediately. She's very cute, but not completely out of my league, I don't...
    mlxstr mlxstr
    18-21, M
    Apr 9
    i have a weird obsession with scott weiland i know he's deceased now but iv'e been a fan for quite sometime and i found him so attractive even in his older years not into his look...
    themisanthropicalien themisanthropicalien
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 9
    This is my story. It is long, but I hope you all can relate to it. A year ago I went on a catholic retreat called Kairos and I gave a speech on my ideals and how to find them and...
    cmom96 cmom96
    18-21, F
    Apr 9
    I do like being strange, from randomly pulling faces, making up or changing songs it's adverts for my weird pleasure. From chopping up cucumbers with no skin on into tiny diced...
    junedrops junedrops
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Apr 9
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