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I Read Too Much Into Things Friends Say to Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 63 People

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    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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    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 21-25, M 1 Response Aug 18, 2007

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