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I Read Too Much Into Things Friends Say to Me

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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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    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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    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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    I can fall so hard for someone, even my friends but when they disappoint me it hurts. I think im a good friend but I just can't see why they don't care to call more often or why...
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    "It's better to say too much then never to say what you need to say again." But... "Knowing nothing is better than knowing at all."
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    I still have a lot to learn and explore about EP right now, so pardon me if this particular experience isn't what the site is about. I stumbled across the internet for about an...
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    The below all happened because I think and look into things far to much and the person that this is meant for I am sorry x This week has been such a rollacoaster of a week well...
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    I say too much of the wrong thing. at least in reality. people want me to be angry at them when they hurt me. but I just don't see the point of being angry at someone when all...
    pikapup17 pikapup17 18-21 Nov 12

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    doing so right now thinking too much about a woman i care too much for. Someone that didn't even have the decency to say goodbye rather than just leaving. I don't expect every...
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    I love my boyfriend, but sometimes I feel like I'm doing this because I don't want to be alone. I care for him when he's sick. I appreciate the little things he does and the big...
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    As a 13 year old, I have worries. Obviously, this is very ordinary, everybody has worries about something or other, but my worrying is getting out of control. I worry too much...
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    I've never brought into the 'I don't care what people think of me', more often than not, I smell bullshit when people say it. There's nothing wrong with caring about it, just not...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My biggest weakness is i care too much about everyone....my friends my family my bf... no matter how they treat me no matter how much pain they give...i still care and i still love...
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    Sometimes I feel like I think to much about things in stead of getting things done. Like I know what I have to do why do I have to always hold myself back ? 😠😳
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    Way way too much... I have done very little in my life for me. I am at a turning point in my life, a huge step off a precipice out into nothingness in order to begin anew. It's...
    flutterbyenight flutterbyenight 36-40, F Oct 29

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    What are you talking about? I always have the right things to say. If the other person doesn't like it or is too sensitive for the words I say then they are lower on the food chain...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Nov 12

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    I say too much sometimes. I turn guys off. I really need to shut my mouth
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    I am very open about my sexuality and my alternate lifestyle up front when meeting a potential mate. I have been told that I leave no mystery and I am too open. I think me being...
    spoiltbrat80 spoiltbrat80 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    I drank too much tonight. I needed to, I'm weak. Like being chased by a rhino. Running but not running. Not fearing the outcome but dreading it at the same time. Filling in the...
    joecell joecell 46-50, M Nov 9

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    Probably too much for my own good, but what can I say. Food is plentiful, and it just tastes so...good. And the satiafying feeling of a full belly is literal euphoria for me.
    TheSocialOutcast TheSocialOutcast 13-15, M Nov 16

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    I keep telling myself to stop caring anymore but still, every time someone says something that might be offensive about me, or someone tells me that I've been talked and gossiped...
    The1996 The1996 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Idk about about most people, but I care too much and I so over think. I can't help it. I can see how it can be a good thing and I can see it being super bad. I've been in bed late...
    faithdm92 faithdm92 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    That's what happens when I stay in bed too long. I have too much too dream, and that's not good because that pesky being naked in public dream always shows up. I don't like you...
    Calcetines Calcetines 36-40, M Nov 2

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    I think way to much...I worry too much, everything is too much I need a break a little bit Where ever I go a problem has to come up I need to rest for a while:(
    piercethesummer piercethesummer 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 5

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    This happens too much for me, I would have never though that you could care too much for someone
    imgivingupnow imgivingupnow 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    Generator. Tools. Lovers. Mechanic for free. Parts for free. Address. Gasoline. An extra generator. More toys. Buckets. Wait thats a toy. Shovels...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 18

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    Every morning I wake up and grab my phone and surf the internet. At school, wherever there's free wifi I will immediately take out my phone and surf the net. And after school I'm...
    tinypoop tinypoop 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    I've known too many people give too much away about who they are and what they think. People, rightly or wrongly, formulate easily held opinions on you when you do that. So I try...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 30

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    i believe if people knows too much about ur life then they might take an advantage of it and we might suffer later in life for being too open to someone who are not family..
    joethangbali joethangbali 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 31

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    I can't sleep if I'm thinking too much. In my earlier story I said that this wasn't an issue really anymore.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F Nov 2

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    I realized this morning that I drink too much when I'm in small social gatherings. It's because I'm nervous. Inside, I probably really feel like running away from the moment, and...
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    I'm pretty sure that I care too much. I get invested in people and I get disappointed. I set myself up for it.
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    You Can't Really Blame Someone For Caring Too Much About Money When We Live In A World That Requires You To Have It To Live
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    lol I smoke waaaay too much. need to cut down, but I have such an addictive personality😭😪
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    I always think too much about life What's going on around me Always wonder why people do this and that
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    I care way too much about everything. I always wonder what someone thinks of me and if I made them mad or what have you. I need to stop. I've been told so many times that the key...
    taylormorgan2113 taylormorgan2113 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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