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I Over Think and Over Analyze Everything

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    Im The One To...

    I was watching TV with my mom. Im pretty sure the show was the X Factor. Anyways, it was near Christmas and so everyone was wearing christmas colors. I was watching the scream when something red caught my eye. I turned my attention to the back corner of the screen and saw Santa...
    Aliahxx Aliahxx 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2013

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    And Still Make the Wrong Decision!

    Maybe I should let it go, the more I analyze, the farther I am from truth. Not everybody can analyze, maybe I should resign.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 8, 2009

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    Just Look At My Username

    I do over think and over analyze everything, why? I wish I knew why but it tortures me so badly, it cause me so much pain because I assume the worst is gonna happen to me because of my luck in life. I haven't been lucky a lot in life. I got out of the mental hospital like 1...
    Desolatebones Desolatebones 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 18, 2012

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    Thinking....

    I think and analyze, and then think some more.... I make connections, I explain things to myself, and then I think about those things some more. For example, I will meet someone new and analyze their actions, their bodylanguage, and what they said. Then, the...
    chancesbreathe chancesbreathe 22-25, F 8 Responses May 26, 2009

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    So True

    It's the typical Libra in me; constantly seeking to balance the scales of my mind, my heart, and my life in general. Wanting desperately to have them tip them in my favor . . .
    KattG KattG 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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    It Can Be Annoying

    Whenever im not doing anything , im thinking of a certain subject , and how a discussion about this subject would go with a specific person , i think of every possible conversation between me and that person concerning that subject and then about another person or...
    InMyLife InMyLife 22-25, M Jun 26, 2009

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    Ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm......... I Wonder If Anyone Will Even Read This? ≫.≫

    Anywho, i overthink alot. Like even now i totally knew what i was going to write about for this story but i took the time to think about the title and boom lost the previous thought. Story of my life. So i overanalyze alot of things i wouldnt say everything, but i know most life...
    TerrifiedoftheUnknown TerrifiedoftheUnknown 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2013

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    I always look for what I should have done

    differently, or what I did wrong, or how I could of done things better.. and that's when I do well with something. If I made a mistake, or did something I felt was wrong.. then I will go over and over in my head exactly what I did and why.. Sometimes It just runs through my...
    hayliepartychick hayliepartychick 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 6, 2013

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    Dimensions

    Then all becomes clearer. x p
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2012

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    20 Steps Backwards..

    Today hit me with a ton of bricks.. I have no idea why I was so miserable and depressed all day.. I was crying at the drop of a hat and arguing with everyone in my life.. What I dont understand is that I was trying so hard to work my DBT. I was even sitting here on the couch with...
    MidniteAngel MidniteAngel 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 5, 2013

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    Over Analyze So Much It Hurts

    I have always over analyzed everything in my life for as long as I can remember. Usually people get to a point in their life where they stop caring what others think of them. I feel like I constantly still try to please others and want to be liked by everyone. Many times I would...
    splittiger splittiger 22-25, F Oct 5, 2013

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    Just Randomness

      Our lives are filled with epiphanies; moments of acute clarity and understanding about anything and everything. And they can result in little bursts of wonderment and joy or something akin to the dull ache Ifelt after a dream I had a few nights ago of a stranger behind...
    mikalbobikal mikalbobikal 46-50, M 8 Responses Jun 16, 2008

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    I Guess This Is Who I Am

    Having a mind like this is so fustrating.. My mind is a ticking journal, its NEVER resting ever,thus im never relaxed. Crap, the worst bit about it is not being able to shut my mind down from these annoying thoughts are not even events that have any significance to me personally...
    EbonyAndIvoryy EbonyAndIvoryy 18-21, F 2 Responses May 5, 2012

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    It Annoys My Friends

    To me, everything is a puzzle. It is something to be solved. Anything that presents itself strongly to me then has to be figured out and made efficient, even social interaction or unsolvable topics in conversation. I really don't need to do this as much as I do but I find I can...
    MechanicalBunny MechanicalBunny 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2010

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    Too Much

    I try to rationalize everything to understand things and people. I want to understand things all the time, but tend to come up short. I don't want to assume things and justify myself as well as others in life. It is probably nothing but a hopeless dream as I will never understand...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 14, 2013

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    Analysis Paralysis

    This is my Achilles heel.  Ever in fear of making the 'wrong' decision I analyze things to death.  I've come to understand where this thinking comes from--my childhood.  Funny how I always thought psychology was a crock of...uh...nonsense, but at the end...
    bioyah bioyah 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 16, 2008

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    I Have Over Thought The Meaning Of Life And Myself To Meaninglessness

    I have "how'd" and "why'd" myself and life for a long time. And I think I have took it to the extent it could go. Now I'm in a "nothingness" reality, and a "consciouslessness" self. This is beyond depersonalization, I'm actually comfortable in that, but this? At least when I'm...
    Suckedinmymind Suckedinmymind 31-35 1 Response Nov 20, 2013

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    Why Be Normal?

    All my life people have been telling me that I "think too much". Of course I analyzed this and felt that maybe they were not't thinking enough. After a recent episode with a girl, however, I began wondering if maybe I DO think too much... what the hell does that even mean...
    machineman02 machineman02 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 14, 2010

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    Over Think And Over Analyze!!!

    I drive myself CRAZY !!! AHHHHH!!!! LOL
    quietbeauty quietbeauty 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 18, 2011

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    Let’s Stop and Think About This…

    I spend a lot of time over thinking, over analyzing, and just stressing about it all. Why do I put my self through this emotional maze I wonder? Why can’t I just live in a bliss world and figure what I don’t know won’t heart me. I mean yes it’s true that...
    Orphic Orphic 21-25, M 1 Response Feb 5, 2008

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    Hhhhhmmm

    I have a huge habit of over analyzing just about everything. If someone says good morning in a different tone than normal it starts. Just with something as simple as that. This has gotten me into unnecessary arguments and has ruined friendships. But has also brought me clarity...
    wearyabin wearyabin 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 26, 2011

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    Don't Text Him!

    Don't text him. It will only lead to something bad. It would be a terrible idea to text him right now. Don't text him. But what if it went well? No! Don't text him! There's a much greater chance of it going wrong! Don't do it! DON'T TEXT HIM! Maybe I'll flip a coin. If it's...
    tautology tautology 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 5, 2010

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    Make It Stop, Please!! I Have Hw To Do

    I wish i can shut my head down. i think of the good, the bad, the present, the future. imagine fairy tails and tragedies. get depressed because fairy tails never come true and tragedies do. i think of the past, look at the present, and get especially hurt because i can't even cry...
    Shamandora Shamandora 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2012

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    I Can't Help It

    I over analyse almost everything. The way a person breaths I even analyse. I did psychology and that only worsened my annoying habit. Sometimes it can be good and help me recognise stuff but most of the time it's bad, unnecessary and leaves me in a bad mood because it always...
    jheyjuneice jheyjuneice 18-21, F Aug 13, 2012

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    So I do this every time

    and I hate it... As soon as I hangout with a guy I think differently of them. I recently got asked to hangout with one of my guy friends from work. I always thought he was cute but never really thought of him in that way. All last week he text me like every day and then by the...
    NRF25 NRF25 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 31

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    Only Irratating When You Notice It?

    I'm 15 and lately i have realised my analysing. I always notice when other people analyse and observe them to see how often they do it. But of course this is just to try and justify my constant thoughts as 'normal'. I realised it after a ridiculous dependance on cannabis...
    sirnicholas sirnicholas 16-17, M Apr 22, 2010

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    Personally,

    I would like to experience what its like to not to over think and analyze everything all day everyday. I believe i have been this way my entire life, but i havent noticed it until starting kindergarden back in 1992. It even effects my concentration. I'm afraid that I will be this...
    NDR1987 NDR1987 26-30, M Nov 12, 2012

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    I Worry About What People Think...

    I always wake up feeling anxious in the morning. There is no specific reason most of the time, I just do. I pick up my mobile concerned about what messages might be waiting for me; I look in the mirror worried about finding a new spot or something; I am self-conscious about my...
    Rich23 Rich23 21-25 3 Responses Feb 21, 2008

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    I Over Think And

    over analyze everything - or maybe not? ->  thats where it starts...    :..
    vince007 vince007 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 13, 2010

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    Serious Over Thinker

    Sometimes I wish I could turn off my brain. I am the absolute worst at over thinking things. I analyze everything ,but my own thoughts and actions get the most pondering. I like things to be neat and tidy and the same applies to my thoughts. I sit on the fence about very little...
    autimom autimom 31-35, F 12 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    This Can Be Dangerous

    I think, think and rethink a lot of the time. I have always done well in shcool, etc., but on tests - I would always answer the question, go back, second guess and answer it again.   When something small happens (he says he will call - he didn't call) my mind...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 8, 2009

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    One Night Somehow...

    I convinced myself that my mother would be dead I the morning.... Due to my over analyzing! >-< Yes this is a true story It was about 1am and i was restless, so I played some music to drown out the silence. Eventually(I'm not sure when) I started thinking and analyzing my...
    ThinkBlissful ThinkBlissful 13-15, F Jan 30, 2013

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    Over Analyzing And Thinking Leads To Worry

    I over analyze and think pretty much everything especially small worthless things that dont need to be thought about. I think of what might happen and all of the possibilites, negative and positive but mainly negative. For example why a friend hasnt text back or someone i...
    kiz121 kiz121 18-21 1 Response Apr 18, 2010

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    Every time I step outside my house I count down

    the minutes hours until I return home and as I am on my way home I always tend to enjoy the wind as it touches my skin the warmth of the suns rays as they set even more so then when they rise the colors that change the sky as we wait for the moon to glisten sends me in a panic...
    someone926 someone926 22-25, M Jan 31

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    Related Experiences

    I'm an over thinker and I analyze everything but like bad! It affects me daily and sometimes my relationships...my thoughts aren't always bad but more just like I run cinereos...
    Gravity949 Gravity949 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Sitting alone and remembering what a utter **** I've been in the past.... I hate over thinking. I'm not a bad man I just made some bad choices when I was younger. Times like this...
    Nateee Nateee 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    I even analyze myself. Constantly. I live to know why things are the way they are. It is sort of an obsession...
    Empty2020 Empty2020 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Feeling very positive today! Thanks to a friend and all of the encouraging comments I have received over the past couple of days. I'm going to be ok 😃
    brokenbecauseofhim brokenbecauseofhim 31-35, F Apr 3

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    Everytime I look over something or I have to take a test I say, oh no! I gotta rewrite this! What if it's not good enough? Not good enough this is eating me alive I can't even...
    ZE13 ZE13 13-15, F Mar 29

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    Mind, Can you just shut up just for the day and let me sleep and enjoy my weekend? You have been so full of negativity lately and I'm hating it. 😭😭
    myzunderstood myzunderstood 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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      I haven't been writing here for so long! A lot of things has happened. I dropped out of university. I joined a course on early childhood education. Dropped that too haha...
    eli1310 eli1310 22-25, F Apr 3

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    On and on and on and on the brain can't stop. Ever.
    zooniverse zooniverse 22-25, F Apr 9

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    I find myself thinking an awful lot. We all do but i often find myself examining the world and musing about existence, time, mental illness, morality, the duality of man...I could...
    Valtielislord Valtielislord 18-21, M Apr 1

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    To a point where I am so insecure, and over-think and over-analyze situations. I am cautious with every move I make, every word I say. And I hate it.
    niknak7 niknak7 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Often times I just think of escaping reality just want a place far away to just relax and think about everything and not have the influence of everything on me. Just get away...
    musicgurl11 musicgurl11 16-17, F Apr 6

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    I lost my son, 30 years old, just before the holidays, Dec. 18th, 2013. He and I were very close, he was successful, but had this feeling of no self-worth. He had been on and off...
    donnalittlekitty donnalittlekitty 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    Thinking 'bout life Thinking 'bout you Thinking 'bout everything Idek.
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F Apr 11

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    I can spend hours just lying on my bed, thinking about everything
    13robert13 13robert13 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I am a over thinker. I constantly am thinking about how to fix my life. How to become financially independent. How to stop being depressed. Beating my self up for decisions I make...
    Angela1989 Angela1989 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I need to learn to let things go and not let stupid things and people who don’t matter take control over my happiness. Over thinking destroys my peace.
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 5

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    AWAY WITH THE FAIRIES! I really am… I don't think quickly and I do think carefully! Some of you would notice this! When I help people and give advice sometimes you find that I...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F Apr 9

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    I think far too much, I over think most things, but, it also prepares me for life's crap! If it happens then no doubt I've already thought about it and know how to deal with it! I...
    squishyarmadillo squishyarmadillo 26-30, F 15 Responses Mar 22

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    I sometimes don't get jokes because I over think them. :T
    PencioliaLuna PencioliaLuna 13-15, F 6 Responses Mar 23

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