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I Overthink and Overanalyze Things

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    Too Much For My Own Good - I used to over think and over analyze as well; maybe not as much as many people do; but still too much for my own good. Now I just let things be; I have...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2010

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    I Think Too Much - I think way too much, I really need to change. I'm scared if I don't I may become depressed and also I will lose the few people I have around me due to my bad...
    Cappuccino123 Cappuccino123 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2013

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    I'm Not Sure Who I'm Meant To Be? - Right now  life its self is at a stand still, on the brink of changing into something unrecognizable. I'm unsure if really its under my...
    atashi atashi 16-17, F Jun 14, 2010

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    All The Time! - Absolutely anything that anybody says to me, I'll overanalyse it. Even comments on this site, actually. I can dwell on things for weeks when, in the end, there was...
    AKQJ AKQJ 18-21, F Jul 13, 2011

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    I Think I Need Help :( - It's such a tiring thing to have to do all the time but I can't help doing it :( Here's an example: today someone who was really nice to me yesterday was a...
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 16, 2009

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    Some might think that over thinking helps in finding various solutions to problems of great difficulty. Well, for me, over thinking is a problem. When a friend decides to act...
    Teleport98 Teleport98 13-15, M Feb 1

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    Too Much - It's stressful, but it's a habit. I cant just not do it and still feel normal or okay. I think it has become like a compulsion.
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 25, 2011

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    I drive myself crazy overthinking and overanalyzing every situation and relationship in my life. If I don't hear back from people quickly, I immediately assume that I did something...
    waiting4mylife2begin waiting4mylife2begin 31-35, F Feb 23

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    High Rpm - I've improved over time but still think and analyze more than most. Analitical for sure, but time and burnout has forced me to slow down a bit for self preservation...
    paco35 paco35 56-60, M 4 Responses Oct 27, 2010

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    I Over-analyze My Feelings - I constantly wonder if what I'm feeling is really what I'm feeling or if I'm just lying to myself. I have no idea how to fix that problem. At all. I...
    SacchrineSmile SacchrineSmile 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2010

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    Never Ending Quest For Smiles! - My whole life I'm unable to be exactly decisive because I constantly think about every possible outcome in all possible views and understand each...
    Learnfromyou Learnfromyou 26-30, F Mar 25, 2012

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    Even The Smallest Things. - It's frustrating, but it's how my mind is, it constant wanders back to the stuff I'm trying not to think about.
    mrjonesmcr mrjonesmcr 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    I tend to overthink way too much. When i'm with the person i like (nobody knows), i overthink a smile, a hand gesture, a look which most of the time means nothing at all.
    coldplayx2 coldplayx2 18-21, M Dec 4, 2013

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    I met this guy in late November and we talk (as friends) every single day since the time we met , for HOURS . We would talk from 9am to 4am about everything under the sun . We have...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    Overthinking things is making me self destructive. Like a bomb waiting to go off. 💣 3... 2... 1... 💥
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    1. I love poetry 2. I'm an old soul 3. Tupac is my dream man 4. I'm Mexican, salvadorian, Native American, and Honduran 5. I enjoy an intellectual conversation 6. I love cooking...
    lexix0 lexix0 16-17, F Mar 23

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    1) I love singing 2) I've only been in 1 relationship.. for 4yrs 3) I love to meditate 4) I tend to overthink and over analyze everything 5) currently in college. Majoring music 6...
    Iesha94 Iesha94 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    50 things about me.. 1- I am a medical student. 2- I love singing. 3- I am persuing Oral surgery. 4- I am a Virgin. 5- I overthink. 6- I'm a Nature lover. 7- I hate...
    Sweany Sweany 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    Let me just let it all out. 1: my nickname is Sam. 2: I have a mild case of bi-polarism. 3: I don't think I'm really bipolar, doctors just don't understand my mind. 4: I've never...
    BlankCanvas22 BlankCanvas22 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    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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    I overthink everything. No matter what it is, I will over analyze the entire situation. I always think negative things about them, I don't know how to stop. I just constantly worry...
    trippyprincess trippyprincess 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I find myself looking more into things when they're just plain and simple. It's hard to get out of my head sometimes.
    Oceanseeker Oceanseeker 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Well.... 1) I am about 182 cm tall :D 2) Got short (darker kind) blonde hair 3) Study something I deeply hate 4) Love mashed potatoes, especially with gulash :P 5) Feel lost...
    nightowl007 nightowl007 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    its hard to sleep when you are having an anxiety about things that are far from reality or wont even happen. over thinking again.
    TurnOffTheLights TurnOffTheLights 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    All things considered, perhaps the most common man or woman, is usually to study the best meant to produce the full learn. Discovered before facilities did start to get involved in...
    Diablo3zss Diablo3zss 22-25, M 16 hrs ago

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    1.i love the color black. For my clothes,accessories,kitchenware 2. I love old b movie horror films from the 50's and 60's 3.lady singers and girl groups. I have a fondness for...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 3 hrs ago

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    Ten things about 1. I'm dating the love my life 2. I love to bowl 3.i am on the tech crew at my school 4.i had sex at age 13 5.i love to play tennis 6.i am popular kid at...
    gaykid34 gaykid34 16-17, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Ten things about me and my life. 1. I've lost good friends but found a new group. 2. I've cut myself. 3. I am distant to my family. 4. I'm only 4'8 and 13. 5. I don't see...
    vanmaury vanmaury 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    Children of God; It upsets me when you blame God for the misfortunes in your lives (you know who you are). I hear it all the time "well, if there is a God then why does he let all...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    The more selfish a society is, the more terrible things will happen - why ? ...because people in pain aren't given proper attention. By friends, family and social care workers...
    iamdaviddotinfo iamdaviddotinfo 31-35, M Mar 18

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    Well this is some long introduction of me or things about me. So let's start :-) Im Mj an asian girl who have seen many bad things in life. I have done so many mistakes in my life...
    PartyPoison04 PartyPoison04 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    An addition to the 100 things I already shared.. 1. I love playing video games 2. My favourites are the GTA Games 3. I enjoy talking about nerdy things 4. Even when I'm really sad...
    Ortolan Ortolan 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    Very few things make sense to me and very few things that I do make sense to other people. People don't make sense to me. The things they do, the way they act, the things they care...
    Potter66 Potter66 16-17, F Apr 7

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    I remember the little things that bought us together! I even re call the smallest things that make you smile! I hope we will always remember those things in bad moments. Cause...
    Lynn0617 Lynn0617 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I love gore. I don't really know why or what draws me to it. There's just something beautiful about seeing life in its purest form. To see things opened up and showing what makes...
    burrowbunni burrowbunni 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    There's a lot of things I should be doing but I'm not,keep putting them off till later,the more overwhelmed I get by things the less I do stuff..I guess my coping mechanism is...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    “Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you’ve never shared with another soul and they...
    Qatalyst Qatalyst 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    This seems fun :) so here are 50 things about me (Im new to this so if I'm doing it wrong I'm sorry!!) 1. My name is Audrey 2. I hate my name. 3. I have an older brother who I...
    anovasiangel anovasiangel 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    5 things I like 1 coffee 2 waking up on a spring day 3 sun 4 the sound of children playing 5. A good book 5 things I don't like 1 coleslaw 2 bananas 3 most of the time...
    Dancemomisme Dancemomisme 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    5 things i like: 1. Church/God (more like love) 2. Adventure Time!!😄 3. Reading 4. Talking to new people (message me!) 5. Sleeping😌 5 things i dislike: 1. American cheese (I...
    anovasiangel anovasiangel 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Likes: 1. A passionate intimate relationship with a lot of lovemaking. 2. Travel 3. Coffee in the morning 4. Health 5. Financial security Things I don't like 1. Racism, hatred...
    dawinla dawinla 51-55, M Mar 18

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    I've shared some things about me in my stories, so I'm going to sound redundant here. 1) I'm Asian--grew up a Filipina, but I have Chinese, Spanish and Japanese blood 2) I'm weak...
    FoxxySilverCrow FoxxySilverCrow 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    A lot of people label themselves like being a nerd, geek, jock, emo, and other things, but I'm totally in between all if them. I'm kinda like a nerd because I'm smart and like...
    Aisha114 Aisha114 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    i have done things that i should be not proud of and those things are,i never listen to my parents i always argue with them,apart from this i always use to fail when i was in...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M Mar 24

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    Oh, this will be fun :0 -I like white chocolate -I play video games -I say sorry to non living things -I run into things, not trip. -I slap myself when I feel like I'm going insane...
    Runawayday Runawayday 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    See the beauty in things as well as people. I try to look for positive things and try to focus less on the negative things. It's been a hard transition when you're born and raised...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    1. Sleep 2. Animals 3. Pokemon 4. Music 5. My best friends 6. My friends 7. Anime 8. Being weird 9. Singing 10. Dancing 11. Nail polish 12. Shopping 13. Mountain Dew~ 14. Warm...
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    5 Things I like : 1. My boyfriend. 2. Sex, 3. Music. 4. Disney. 5. Friends. 5 Things I dislike. 1.Rapist 2.Child molesters. 3.Drunk Drivers 4. People who can't/Wont take...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    5 things i like 1. My Crush 2. Blue 3. Kpop/Korea in general 4. Music/Trumpet 5. Food 5 things i dont like 1. ******** who lie 2. People who can keep their promise...
    Ali7890 Ali7890 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 29

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