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I Need to Stop It

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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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    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

     I need to stop joining groups just to change the generic EP logo....
    scarlet54 scarlet54 36-40 10 Responses Jun 27, 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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    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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    Reading lush stories.

    It can't be good to do that like 4 times a month. There's gotta be something wrong with that. :(
    Pinkyschwear23 Pinkyschwear23 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Lol As if no one else has the right to ask her to stop begging the question multiple times a day OMG she loves the sound of her own voice and has convinced herself that neither my...
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    I'm sorry-I seem to be saying those two words a lot lately, mostly in my mind. I wish I could say them to the people who deserve to hear it. The ones I care about....I've hurt them...
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    I mean yes I respect everyone's right to ask what they want but a) it's tiresome and b) it's very worrying that so many really young girls 13-25 seem to either not know they are...
    Adaydreambeliever Adaydreambeliever 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    krissyhopee0726 krissyhopee0726 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    Um yeah. The good thing about it is that I finally think I would like to stop drinking. It seems boring and doesn't help. Cheers (raising a cup of high quality H2O).
    flacobone flacobone 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    I really believe EP should look carefully at those who flag people on here. People have the right to block anybody but flagging is a different story. They should look into patterns...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    Hi, so let me throw down this scenario to you guys the best way possible. I love my boyfriend, been together and lived together for over a year and a half. Since week 2 of our...
    kolo1463 kolo1463 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 27

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