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I Read Too Much Into Things Friends Say to Me

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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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    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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    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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    One of my best friends are starting to get bad again. I told her to talk with her parents about it but she only tells me that they wouldn't understand. I know they wouldn't but I...
    Tiger047 Tiger047 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 15

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    I'll admit I may have thought a bit too much into it. I saw her with him. It bothered me. Though we aren't together, you give me yourself when he isn't here. I am his stand-in. I...
    Courteous69 Courteous69 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I've always been someone who overthinks, since childhood. I wonder about the 'what ifs' way too much and things consume my mind. The worst bit - they are very rarely positive and...
    IBleedBlue IBleedBlue 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 6

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    Have you ever wondered if everything and everyone you knew were real? And I'm not talking about some matrix simulation kind of thing, I mean for example your friends. Do you ever...
    DeathIsPartDinosaur DeathIsPartDinosaur 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't know anymore. I find that there's always so much going on with me that I seem to neglect, all because I care more about others well-being than my own. "Are you okay?" seems...
    alexis3000 alexis3000 18-21, F Dec 11

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    I just hate being pushed into things so much that I have been compared to and called a wild dog by some of my friends and family, only for the reason that the harder they push me...
    REY98 REY98 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Particularly people who think a "proper" adoption cost should be $50 at maximum. Wtf? To a drug dealer, or a better-off animal fighting person, that amount is like shopping at...
    DarkFireMoon DarkFireMoon 18-21, F Dec 3

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    I just got told I over analyze things by my step dad, my friends used to tell me not to think about it too much...
    dksl14 dksl14 18-21, M Dec 4

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    I spend far, far too much time on EP. A lot of the time I'm not actually doing anything here, just refreshing the page in between youtube videos. :p I was going to take a break...
    Friability Friability 18-21 Dec 4

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    I worry too much and too easy. Yet, I always tell my friends and other people here that worries are a waste of energy. I *am* aware though it's a waste of energy, but still... The...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F Dec 3

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    if i tell you i love you.... its not a meaningless phrase. its something that burns in every cell of my body, every corner of my mind, every beat of my heart. if i say i love you...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I think too much. I always worry about things I shouldn't. I never stop and think "why is this my problem again?". I over-analyze and over-think everything. When I make a decision...
    curiousitykills57 curiousitykills57 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 5

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    I think too much time on EP makes me foggy. There are a bunch of things I want to write stories about and I've been staring at the screen for the last two hours waiting for that...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response Dec 8

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    I spend too much time thinking about bad things... I overthink every possible situation, and Always end up finding a way it could possibly go wrong. Therefore, I waste a lot of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 10

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    Seems like every time I try to post, it reveals some aspect of myself I do not want to share. I think I am afraid to share too much and recognize things that I do not like about...
    crimm crimm 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I feel like the human mind is both a beautiful blessing and a chaotic curse. I believe it can be the most dangerous thing in the world. That's why solitary confinement is such a...
    lphan lphan 22-25, F 9 Responses Nov 30

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    Every time when I'm in school, I get too many headaches when my teachers give me some hard question that I can't figure. Don't get me wrong, I'm a straight A student, but sometimes...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 1 Response Dec 13

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    According to the CDC 5+ drinks in one night is too much. 15 drinks a week is heavy drinking. By that definition I have been an alcoholic for a very long time.
    usmcdonkey usmcdonkey 26-30, M Dec 3

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    I think i think too much !
    Asemeto Asemeto 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 5

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    Sooo... I am afraid I'm drinking too much to numb the pain from a chronic health problem.
    JD3108 JD3108 22-25, F Dec 13

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    My boyfriend is 57 years old, and I'm 35. I'm worried about missing out on life experiences because he's been there done that already. I also know I have no idea what the future...
    phoebe1163 phoebe1163 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 14

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    Yeah too much ******* water. I was up at 4 to go to the freaking toilet. True story.
    DeathIsPartDinosaur DeathIsPartDinosaur 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 15

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    girl on the bridge... her body reeked of sexuality.. she writhed In pain, yet spoke so calmly, as tears streamed down her cheeks. The dark waters she struggled to stay a float in...
    heysmellthis heysmellthis 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Seriously, there needs to be more open love around this world. There is way too much hate!
    NotSoNamefulNow NotSoNamefulNow 18-21, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Damn it. I really do spend way too much time here. I'd been at a point where I was only on EP a few hours a day, now I seem to be here for most of my waking hours. I guess I just...
    Friability Friability 18-21 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I drink too much in the winter time. Days are short and very dark in the northwest. So I find myself getting home at 530 settling in and drinking. Come summer time I will be too...
    Lilmisshappymess Lilmisshappymess 26-30, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    During the Christmas break yeah I felt like I ate too much :/
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    either life's too hard .. or I'm too weak ..
    Rwnn Rwnn 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Today i read something online doing some personal research about people feeling unloved and it mentioned how those who grew up in homes where their parent(s) didn't show them any...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I think maybe I learned how to be afraid when I was really little. Afraid of my dad coming home. Afraid of the big kids on the playground. Afraid that I wouldn't ever have a lot of...
    cyclone80 cyclone80 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 14

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    Empathic? Sociopath? Can I be both? There are times that I experience emotions so strongly that it effects my whole day. I can watch a movie or read a book and FEEL it as if it...
    lostraven13 lostraven13 36-40, F 22 Responses Nov 28

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    I thought EP was a site where you can be honest and let out your feelings and have a bit of fun and make new friends. But looking at how many pretentious people there are its sad...
    Mywandshere Mywandshere 22-25, M 16 Responses Dec 12

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    Yes. Yes, I do. I over-think and over-analyse everything. I even come up with stories of things I'd like to do or say with others, or the reverse, things I wish I could have said...
    Aletheia14 Aletheia14 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 9

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    Clearly, I have lost my sense of reality. I am crushing over people I don't even know. I am building virtual relationships with Canadians, Germans, Aussies, Brits... You name it...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F Dec 1

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    Ok after some hard thinking about this one I think I see this in a few ways, if your talking about EP then you can either put yourself out there without fear or prejudice and let...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    latlely I have been having troubles sleeping or staying asleep. no matter how tired I am I just can't do it. I have been having family troubles since my aunt past away Feb 14, 2...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I come from a conservative family with strong moral values. My parents believe in school, not conforming to be different than society's norm, and marriage & school being a number 1...
    uknownred uknownred 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I worry about everything. Every little thing that could possibly hurt me does...It didn't use to be like this I had walls up as high as I could build them and didn't allow anyone...
    Bubbles0329 Bubbles0329 13-15, F Dec 11

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    So before you read this just no it's not a cry for attention I'm just looking for some advice. Recently I've been feeling down so low that I can't pick myself back up I felt like...
    casper64271 casper64271 22-25, M 13 Responses Dec 15

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    We all strive to love and be loved. It is simply amazing how this emotions tends to control everything that we do, even the way we think. It doesn't matter who you are, what you do...
    la2emeh la2emeh 26-30, F 7 Responses Dec 16

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    It's easier to talk to myself it's easier to write on a computer it's easier to talk to a stranger it's easier to be silent than it is to talk to my boyfriend, my parents, my...
    boxgirl1987 boxgirl1987 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 1

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    I haven't drank that much in years! I can hardly remember anything. I remember getting into a taxi with friends to go back to mine, and then remember inviting the neighbours over...
    BrokenHeartedOlicityShipper BrokenHeartedOlicityShipper 70+, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    Just last Saturday night, I spent most of the night talking to someone as I was traveling 3 hours away from home. This man stayed with me on the phone till I arrived the scene.It...