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I Love to Curl Up With a Good Book But Seldom Have Time to

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    Yes Do You Want to Join Me

    I love to read and lately my life has been taken over and I don't get to read as much as I would like.  When I was younger I would go to the library and grab a kiosk sitting there and reading for hours and hours.  I have't done this in years but I fully intend on doing...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses May 26, 2008

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    Over 20 Books

    I have over 20 books I'm working on reading but I rarely have time to read outside of doing homework.  At some point I'd like to be able to just sit down and read a book that isn't for homework.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F Mar 15, 2009

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    I Want To Read More But My Mind Wonders Too Much

    even this is happening with my course at the moment ... I try to read and things distract me... I never have time for much anymore ... other then trying to beat the pain of my back ... so I write on ep... its hard to study when you are in pain your mind easily distracts...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Feb 17, 2012

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    Work Is Good For Something!

      When I was a lot younger in my life I used to devour books, which marked my first proud achievement of reading a real chapter book in the first grade. Anyway as the years have slowly passed, I have often found myself with no time to spare to read the books, which...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F Mar 16, 2009

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    A lot of the advice I offer comes from situations that I have been in, and the experience of such situations. At the time I had no experience or guidance. That being said, even...
    ConcreteSleeper ConcreteSleeper 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    You should watch some universe or astronomy documentaries to feel more connected, and significant yet at the same time humbled. I suggest watching "Journey to the Edge of the...
    AphroditeComplex AphroditeComplex 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    Bring positive people into your life. Go somewhere you normally would not. Perhaps attend a church or communal function, or f.e.tish party?.. Whatever your taste, you need to find...
    AphroditeComplex AphroditeComplex 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    See, this is one of my biggest issues. I can dish out the best advice, tell people exactly what they need to hear and make them feel 10x better, but when I try to take my own...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    A really good novel is my greatest fault. I can get lost in the story and before I know it I have read the entire book in one sitting, I have always read, sometimes more than...
    michael1971 michael1971 41-45, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have this summer as well! Not bothered getting dressed or going out, just staying in bed with a book! These times are special, and books I read in a day I put on a separate...
    DearbhalC95 DearbhalC95 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Guys, I know fanfiction story's aren't books but some are really good... You guys should check it Wattpad it's great you can get it on iPhones and android operated phones or just...
    TheOutcastedPurdyGirl TheOutcastedPurdyGirl 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    Ever since I was a little kid I always had a love for reading. To me it was one of my escapes, and rather then go out and play I could be found inside with a book. I
    Bashfulbrunette Bashfulbrunette 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    i love reading currently reading harry potter and goblet of fire :D going to finish all of the harry potters then going to read the lord of the rings twilight hungry games narnia...
    heeeeey heeeeey 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Pride and prejudice was such a good book for some reason. Jane Austen really captures the mentality of 19 century English people and the romance was 👌.
    da1nonly94 da1nonly94 18-21, M Aug 21

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    I love reading! All types of books but there are some that you read that just draw you in. You become do absorbed in it that it feels like you coming up for air when you stop...
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    I love four someones with autism. As of this year, my niece and three nephews have all been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. If you don't know me or haven't read any of my...
    ARestlessSoul ARestlessSoul 26-30 2 Responses Aug 13

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    Im a good listener. Yes I have issues of my own but a good conversation helps sometimes right
    FaithCB FaithCB 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Hooked up with a girl for the first time in a while, but she was the first girl that told me to *** inside her. So I did. First time I've ever did, and can't stop thinking about...
    calek89 calek89 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    If you don't have time for me, i certainly dont have time for you....stop wasting my time because I am done.
    sisi19 sisi19 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    So basically I was instantly attracted to this guy the first time I laid eyes on him. He wasn't hot or anything but he was cute to me and just something about him had me hooked...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    i tried to end but I can't get over him..I will soon be leaving(work related) in 2months time, he doesn't know about it...the thought that we will go on separate lives soon, deeply...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F Aug 16

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    I went to the gym today and I went over to the bench press to do my first set of inclined bench. I'm very small, 5-1 and 120 pounds and I am a 22 year old man. I incline press...
    Carlsoncarly Carlsoncarly 18-21, M Aug 20

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    I love girls with tattoos but not crazy tattoos just like little tattoos
    sneer95 sneer95 18-21, M Aug 8

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    "My love for you was bulletproof but you're the one who shot me." - Bulletproof love by Pierce The Veil
    Pierce7891 Pierce7891 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I love sex without protection! Love to feel every ridge and vein. Ask me more in the comments and I'll answer... Gotta avoid those that watch since they are blocking my stuff now...
    catiemae87 catiemae87 26-30, F 26 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hey so there is this girl haha I know right.... How original.. But idk with this girl there is something different we never have hung out but we are friends so we do chat and the...
    tdwprpbs tdwprpbs 18-21, M Aug 6

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    I love to read! I average about 4 books a month. If a book is really good I will not go to sleep until I've read the entire thing. I don't have a favorite writer, I pick books...
    MahinaGlow MahinaGlow 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Learned to read by the "see and say" method before I began school. My grandmother would read to me, and since I liked the same stories over and over and over (poor lady) I...
    kbbaldwin kbbaldwin 66-70, M Jul 30

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    My books are my best friends. They are there for me when I am down, when I'm angry, guilty, or really happy. I just grab whatever book fits my mood and curl up under my covers with...
    mandyrox18 mandyrox18 16-17, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I have always loved books. Credits to a woman who brought back the habit in me. With her, we curled for hours. Musing through the pages. And kissing in between. We sauntered the...
    NonchalantEros NonchalantEros 31-35, M 11 Responses 3 days ago

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    A few years ago I had chicken pox, and spent about four days in bed, and used the time to read the first three Twilight books. Even when I'm not poorly, I can easily read a book...
    ConcreteSleeper ConcreteSleeper 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    I'm a book worm! I love to read, if it was up to me I would read all day. It's nice to get lost in someone else's story for a while and for get about all the bullshit. There's...
    SusieBlu SusieBlu 22-25, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    Ok so I have the Percy Jackson series and they'r 20 chapters long so when I started reading the first book I started at 9:17 am And when I finnashed it and looked at my phone to...
    jendow99 jendow99 13-15, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I cherish books, even though I know that it's fake....... I still cry,laugh, or get angry!!! My favorite book is Debbie mc colber's
    jinna69 jinna69 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I really hate how people give me a weird look because I bought a book with me on my first day of school. I read in my spare time, excuse me for enjoying something that you probably...
    lilbum97 lilbum97 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    i have over 552 books on my nook and i have them all at least once...
    bamala bamala 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Mind you I can't remember the last time I did it! Maybe when I was cramming. Maybe when I was at university..
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 8

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    I often find a good read, make a cup of coffee and lie back on the couch for an afternoon of reading. It brings me great pleasure and takes me places that I can never hope to go...
    gentlmean44 gentlmean44 51-55, M 4 Responses Aug 9

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    When people change , when some one you loved him too much just try this thing its take you far away
    mohasaleh123 mohasaleh123 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    He's tall, blonde, blue eyed, has piercings, has tats, and he's 18. He's 5 years older than me, which means I'm 13. He's told me before that I'm too young and that he can get into...
    IrwinsDrumKit IrwinsDrumKit 13-15, F 3 Responses 49 mins ago

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    I much rather read! I just wish books weren't so expensive!
    Daddysdirtyslave Daddysdirtyslave 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 7

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    Today, I read to my friend from EAT,PRAY,LOVE by Elizabeth Gilbert. She is my only friend and when she came to visit me today ('coz I'm at rest and I've no such friends who'd...
    BridaPaulo BridaPaulo 22-25, F Aug 8

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    I'm reading Gone Girl I read a little bit of the beginning I know I'll eventually read the whole book hopefully lol
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Aug 8

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    I just finished them and I must say that I LOVE these books. The ending to the 3rd was a bit disappointing but I found myself the entire time, wishing that there was still another...
    sammy0216 sammy0216 22-25, F Aug 12

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    We flirt(ed) all the time in person, we'd hug and sit together and have inside jokes at the back of the bus even though he's 3 years older and it looked slightly weird to all his...
    n4ta1i3 n4ta1i3 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I am in the process writing a book. Title is. There's no coincidences with almighty God. Basically my testimony. Explaining why certain things happened to me. Not really a...
    Deeperthinker Deeperthinker 31-35, M Aug 3

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    I just finished the fault in the stars for the 3rd time, I didnt cry this time. Well next I'm reading Speak, then the Perks of being a wallflower (2nd time)
    nekokitty13 nekokitty13 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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