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I Read Too Much Into Things Friends Say to Me

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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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    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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    Good LORD I have heard "you think too much" a lot lately. Too many times. I should probably take this under consideration. For all of my faults; the overthinking and insecurity...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F a week ago

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    "Too much" being my bf. and how I haven't seen him in like almost 2 weeks. How I miss him, his hugs and kisses, his sexy voice, his cute smile, or amazingly beautiful eyes. Just...
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    And I think my profile and stories are starting to get the bipolar look. Well I just write what I think and feel at the moment. Like right now, the Q&A section has been talking...
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    I must set high expectations. Either that or I'm just hanging out with the wrong people....it's probably the wrong people, lol! I enjoy treating people the way I would like to be...
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    Three months ago I almost killed myself. Life became too much for me to handle. I took 20 Doxepin (a sleep/anxiety pill) and pleaded that God finally take me home and apologized to...
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    I've been thinking about my ex today, I had this dream and as usual it gets me thinking! I hate thinking about him, I feel like my thoughts are wasted on him! He was so gentle...
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    I cry too much but I'm not weak. Things in life are too overwhelming that I can't help but let my emotions soar so I can try and move with my life.
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    Don't trust too much Don't love too much Don't hope too much Because that"too much" Can hurt you so much!!!
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    I go too school sometimes and just cry, It's not like I don't want too be there I just cry way too much, I can't even help it
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    nyc441010 nyc441010 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I have bein thinkin too much ever Sence my uncle passed away 2 mounths ago
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    I seriously do , too much haha
    andreaxdrea andreaxdrea 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I worry way too much that I annoy myself, but I just can't help it!
    queediana82 queediana82 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    It's making me go bananas thinking too much
    Fuckyouall247 Fuckyouall247 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I suffer from insomnia because when I get stressed or have too much going on, I can't relax. Really sucks sometimes!
    bluebutterfly13 bluebutterfly13 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I care too much, and I end up getting hurt. I'm always the one let down, left behind or given for granted and I hate it. I'm always the one who tries to make up after quarrels, who...
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    WAY too much. I figure everything out in small batches. It all comes together so well, but by the time I go to write them down I've forgotten it all. I know what I want to write by...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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