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I Need to Stop It

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    Shut Up, Brain!

    I need to stop two things: 1. Constantly thinking. THE BRAIN NEVER SHUTS UP. Ever. I'm always planning or analyzing or comparing or reviewing or daydreaming. There is never silence in my head. Sometimes, it cranks up to a roar (especially upon the analysis of an embarrassing...
    rainbowchristmaslights rainbowchristmaslights 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2008

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    But I Can't Help It :)

    I have recently developed a bit of a crush on Mr. Colin Firth and I find myself watching youtube videos of him constantly. In fact on my second tab that I have pulled up right now, youtube is up with video of Valmont. I get quite giggly and I forget what I'm doing, (sigh), I...
    GoldieMtZion GoldieMtZion 26-30, F 20 Responses Jun 27, 2008

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    Stop What Exactly?

    "it" of course :)  to be more precise....i need to stop comparing every single guy to "him"  i do it without realizing it....it's like my subconcious tells me no one can ever compare, or come close to measuring up, so why even bother to try...
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower 31-35, F 7 Responses Mar 3, 2008

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    Halt!!

    This isn't about EP actually. :) There are just a lot of things I need to put a stop to. :) And I will.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 29, 2010

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