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I Read Too Much Into Things Friends Say to Me

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    What Friends Say

    It's not just caring too much about what people say about me, it's more about my friends. Sometimes I find it hard to tell when they're being serious or messing around with me. Often I analyze what people have said to me too much and end up creating something huge in my mind...
    overthinker overthinker 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 18, 2007

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    Tricky Little....

    I was not a very outgoing person through most of my high school career. I decided I was going to have an adventure during the summer and force myself to be less scared of people, so I got a sales job in a big city and moved there three days after graduation. While...
    EntrepGuy EntrepGuy 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 28, 2007

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    I Analyze Like Every Word People Say to Me..

    I even think about the way they said it.. And I'm even pretty good at it.., It's great but sometimes I'm afraid I might overanalyze
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 10, 2007

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    The problem that I have is that I tend to keep the bad things people say in, and never let in the good things, despite the fact that I know that the good things said to me about me...
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    I'm hurting too much inside. I think I'm going to have a breakdown or depression because of just a small thing. I have no friends to talk to about my issues and in keeping too much...
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    I guess we all want too much from a relationship than show so little attention to that person then when they're gone you wish you could have gave them everything even your life...
    popupshorty popupshorty 18-21, M 1 Response May 18

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    Pain and fear are a deadly combination. No one wants to say it, but I look like ****. I can't sleep anymore. There's just too much confusion.
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    Money....Money....Money! Great song! But I digress... money is the root of all evil: of that, I am certain. I have never had more than I needed nor have I desired more than I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 14

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    Your Worry Factor is 82% You worry way too much. It's practically ruining your life. If there's anything bad that could possibly happen, you've worried about it...
    LadySweetz LadySweetz 18-21, F May 16

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    Wayyy too much.. That probably was the reason I used to get High all day so I don't think myself into a crazy person
    sjmm5925 sjmm5925 18-21, F May 19

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    I use to barely sleep. I had severe insomnia. Id sleep 3hrs at most. Lately I sleep too much. Now im sleeping 12 to 13hrs. Its broken up cause Im woken up. But still its too much...
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    I dislike when I think too much. Which is always. I start to think about my life. Of could or should have been and what is good about it now. But it isn't just my voice I hear when...
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    I love my nephew and all the things he say to me :) whenever I get to baby-sit him, we talk in our secret language :P
    fabivalo fabivalo 22-25, F 4 Responses May 16

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    i think about life too much. i feel too many emotions. its hard to handle them.
    AlisonAnnAbby AlisonAnnAbby 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    thinking too much would create...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I am thinking way too much tonight.... I don't know what to do with myself.... :( Being depressed does not help the situation.
    Lovelybaby18 Lovelybaby18 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    I try to distract myself but then I always end up thinking too much. Full of what if's. I need to stop this I might get crazy, very close to that.
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    I think too much which drives me crazy.
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    I'm listening to music laying in bed thinking way too much.About absolutely everything once again I'm crying I hate crying I can't stop.
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    I think I may be even too much for EP.
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    I care too much and i end up getting hurt..its like im here to get hurt instead of anyone i know
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    I think about everything like I was swimming and I looked up and said what if that fell that would be messed up I think way too much
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    I spend too much money on my wireless bill. At least $100 a month just 4 me! Wat bout u?
    confusedGirl84 confusedGirl84 26-30, F 1 Response May 13

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    its not that I live in my head too much its that the voice in my head won't stop. I'm not schizophrenic or anything but once I have a thought in my head it sits there and eats at...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 13

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    I always think too much, i feel like the more i think the less i want to do anything
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    I we pay them too much money.
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    I worry too much about what will happen. I'm I going to be ok. Will my kids make it to adulthood without being involved in drugs or anything else harmful ... Will they make it...
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    I...I don't know who I am. The articulate "writer"...is that me? I feel like all these posts and stories just trickled through my fingers from nowhere, and I don't feel like I...
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