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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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    I overthink so much that I start picturing situations that never happened. Sometimes these situations make me really mad or cry. But that only happens when something makes me angry...
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    I hate how im overly protective, and overly jealous. I get too attached and i end up ******* things up. I loved too much and now i know they felt like i was taking their life away...
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    there is good in all of us ,i think i simply love too much , so much in fact that it makes me feel too ******* sad
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    I don't know if it too much or not. Either or I can't get enough of it :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 25

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    I startes thinking too much when i was 17 an came across dating long distance. Im insecure about my image so i always thought why would she like me if i didnt like me? Whenever it...
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    There is too much interesting and fun movies and series to watch
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    I need way too much sleep. I can't wake up in the morning because I don't want to. Other nights I can't stop thinking long enough to sleep...
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    I Use The Internet Too Much!!! 😑... One day without Internet... Feels like a month!!! (Kind of like a year!)
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    And it feels like life is passing me by. I aspire to change this drastically in 2-3 months. It's going to happen. It needs to happen. Life isn't all about money. If anything...
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    Katami Katami 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    This is when I get hurt, I am a very emotional person with a lot of feelings! I can get attached to someone very quickly! Sometimes I realise but other times i dont until i get...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    i dnt know why today my mind wandering too much ?
    shiva76 shiva76 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I don't know what to do. My eyes are hurting badly. I am crying too much. Nothing seems to help me. I want to stop crying and escape from depression. I want to live normal life. I...
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    Way way too much. I'm constantly worried about something, or someone
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    I think too much and that's why I always end up hurting myself than the other person. I'm no goody two shoes but I don't know why I seem to always be occupied with thoughts...
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    I feel like I do so much for everybody.. And they don't even notice. I always end up getting hurt in the end but that never stops me from helping them still.. Sometimes I just wish...
    bebe805 bebe805 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    Nearly 1:00 in the morning. Too much going through my mind. Grieving and lonely. Tomorrow will be brighter. Tomorrow will be better. If only tomorrow would come.
    handledwell handledwell 31-35, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yikes. How do I always end up on the internet late at night looking into diseases that I "may possibly" have, but probably don't?? Tonight, I'm reading the OCD and OCDP wikipedia...
    coffeebean11 coffeebean11 22-25, F Jun 28

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    It's so scary to think about how much I care. How much I've let my walls down around you. All I want is to love you, be there for you, and make you happy. I've had to put a lot of...
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Overthinking! We know overthinking complicates life so think less and limit stress!Almost all the time I overthink and overanalyse which is not good at all! Because then my head...
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    I can't help it as that is how i feel when see someone need help in anything. I get like pretty fast to help them out and dang. I find myself hurt from knowing i should stop caring...
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    I keep trying to post one of my many experiences on here . I'm disappointed that even though I keep changing words to try and make suitable reading , I still get this story...
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    realandtrue realandtrue 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I work a lot because I don't have nothing else to do. I don't have kids, or a boyfriend, or a lot of friends to hang out with. When I want to do something they are at work. So why...
    Blessed90 Blessed90 22-25, F Jul 2

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    I just want someone to want me as much as I want them. To put me first above everyone and everything else. To kiss me at any point in time just because he could. To travel with me...
    adelaider adelaider 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    this is prof that i think to much what defines an evil act? Depending on that definition , cant it be changed on perspective alone? and if so what does that say about right and...
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    Life would be so much easier if i did 😊
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    Life would be much easier for me and I wouldn't trip everytime I talk to a girl
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M 2 Responses