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I Sometimes Find My Self Mentally Wandering Off

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    Sometimes

    Sometimes,I mentally wonder off,Who can blame me,The way things are,I need a break!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 28, 2012

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    Too Often

    It's like my mind just gets loose and runs off in another direction from where I am.  I'm not sure why but too often here lately it's like "OK Off ot La La Land".  If I could only figure out what is triggering it, I could at least control when and where it will...
    Michellewhois Michellewhois 56-60 1 Response Jan 30, 2010

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    Yeah

    describes me perfectly! one moment ill think im completly focused on something and then i
    bblahb bblahb 22-25, M Dec 20, 2012

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    Today I learned it took less

    than 30 min to evacuate thousands of guest from Disneyland theme park on sept 11 2001 http://statesman.com/news/travel/40-fun-facts-for-disney-worlds-40th-anniversary-1/nRh6J/
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M Apr 26

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    My Story

    Hi there..my name is shiksha.. And simply i want to die..because it will be good for everyone as i think.. No one is happy with me..everybody blames me for the things i have done and for those which i have not done at all... The persons i love the most never undrstand me...i...
    shiksha07 shiksha07 18-21, F Jul 5, 2013

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    All the damn time! People think I do not care

    to listen to them. I do! But something they say reminds me of another thing reminds me of another... Then I am lost.
    lena319 lena319 22-25, F Jan 11

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    Easter

    A few years ago, my wife and I were on our way to Lost Wages. We had a long lay-over in St Louis. She decided that she would attend an Easter service at the airport chapel. The minister was going along and I noticed that he had went past my attention span. I tried to keep...
    DingDao DingDao 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 10, 2010

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    Best Times...

    Sometimes I get so lost in my thoughts. In these times when I really get examine myself and discover more about myself.
    girlanonymous girlanonymous 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2010

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    Nocturnal Network

    My mind gets quite transfixed.My thoughts are like a tangled tree. There is an initiating idea or scene that is planted. The latter leads to another thought... and then another. Until I am completely consumed in cogitation. But with each thought, there is a connection to the...
    DustToAshes DustToAshes 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2011

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    Yeah...

    i can be walking or reading a book or watching tv or doing things...i almost fell into a drain...threw my towel into the dustbin...
    XxlostxsoulxX7 XxlostxsoulxX7 13-15 Nov 23, 2009

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    Lately I've been watching myself staring into

    space and its hard to hear anyone when I'm drifting. I just go dead faced and I'm gone. Maybe it's just cause I don't want to BE here... I hate my reality
    Spilled Spilled 22-25, F Dec 23, 2013

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    How Do You Know When You Are "Lost"?

    As the name of the group would suggest, it has occured to me, over the past few years, that I have the bad tendincy of, "checking out" mentally from time to time. A disconnect of types, I become cold, easily angered, and altogether another person, and although this has...
    DaddyFlynn DaddyFlynn 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 6, 2009

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    Maybe it's just Monday, but I find my mind wandering down deep dark holes. Wondering what if and that might be fun to try... I scare myself sometimes... Lol
    3Dogmatic 3Dogmatic 36-40, M Oct 13

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    Sometimes I hate that I'm too nice. I sometimes find it hard to say no to people. Especially when people at work ask me to cover for them all the time. I'd like to have a day off...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    I don't mind people who self harm or judge them, though i personally think that the act of self harm is stupid. I understand that people do it to relieve pain that they hold, but...
    DexterPyro DexterPyro 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Not to the extent where I would become transgender, as I find that weird (no offense to anyone who is, you're amazing!) but I think it would be nice not to be ignored when I'm...
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    Government-issued Picture identification along with a credit card or cash deposit are needed at check-in for incidental costs.The Comfortable means of life around the island is...
    Jenipe Jenipe 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    The thing is I do want to believe in a religion but when I look at the bible,Quran etc I don't find them believable no offence to others who believe I struggle to find faith in a...
    Jazke Jazke 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 4

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    How many of us look into the mirror and hate what you see? Wait a second. Did you create yourself? No, you didn't. I made myself feel bad for years because of my appearance and I...
    ladybug96 ladybug96 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I dont quite know where to start with my experience as i feel i am just coming to the realization of what i have been putting myself through.i am nineteen years old and currently...
    kdilla14 kdilla14 18-21, F Oct 10

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    FYI I'm not making fun i love being around mentally ill people they're usually so happy and i love to help them. i have a mentally ill step sister Anyway a guy thought I was "slow...
    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    During the day, I'm thinking about school and normal teenage things. At night, I'm bored so I think about philosophy and get my self in depressed states and stress because of it. I...
    Superpokeoffice Superpokeoffice 13-15, M 14 hrs ago

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    I look at myself at the mirror, and think how disgusting I am... And the scars.. When I look back 8 years ago I would never, ever think that my life will turn this way!! I would...
    ThatGirlR ThatGirlR 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    When I was a kid my moms priority was cleaning house, not making sure I was around other kids. Starting school was a bit rough because I'd rarely been around others, let alone...
    compassionateear compassionateear 46-50 Sep 29

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    ...................*blushes and giggles* I admittedly stared at this for a good few minutes, looking at the pattern on the duvet cover trying to figure out what i was suppose to be...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    DISCLAIMER; this is very long and I've changed the names :) In 2010 I started year 7 and within the first few months I made two main friends that I had intended to stick with me...
    chanelondon chanelondon 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    Towards almost everyone Because I wanted love or attention, if you can't get love aim for hate is and always has been my motto. I don't know any skills to live life, household...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    I find it hard to make time for others, mostly because I do not want to. I mean in my head I want to but part of me says no and that part usually wins. The fear of having to...
    acrow22 acrow22 31-35, M 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    It's nice to just run off into the woods and enjoy myself nobody there to annoy me or pressure me to do things and the best thing so far is that I get to be myself without feeling...
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    preferably a female friend but guy friends are good too I get super lonely bc I don't have many real friends sometimes I just need to vent with someone who understands me...
    helpless1994 helpless1994 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I am a Loner. I was born as kid who did not have many friends in the neighbor to hang out with; yet I was a bright kid - as people said. As a kid, I was considered cheerful...
    mischievousloner mischievousloner 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    October 9. Self-Disclosure. Learning to gently reveal who we are is how we open ourselves up to love and intimacy in our relationships. Many of us have hidden under a protective...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    October 9. Self-Disclosure. Learning to gently reveal who we are is how we open ourselves up to love and intimacy in our relationships. Many of us have hidden under a protective...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Oct 9

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    I'm trying to be a positive person and be happy. I love my mom and no matter how much she hurts me mentally and emotionally I take it our of respect but we argue all the time... I...
    missyluvslilies missyluvslilies 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 12

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    As a person who is absolutely proud of being able to deal with difficult or unpleasant people with grace, I have hit the wall with dealing with my mother in law. Here is a woman...
    Xiramat Xiramat 26-30, F Sep 22

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    I never wanted to self harm. I thought "This is stupid, why would anyone do this?" Then at sixteen, after an awful fight with my stepfather about an ex-boyfriend, I knew why. I...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    October 21. Financial Responsibility. "When I began recovery from chemical dependency, I had to face my money mess stone cold sober, and I really had a mess," said one woman. "I...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 15 hrs ago

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    October 21. Financial Responsibility. "When I began recovery from chemical dependency, I had to face my money mess stone cold sober, and I really had a mess," said one woman. "I...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 15 hrs ago

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    I am sometimes anti-social but I don't want to be. I don't even realize I am doing it sometimes. I am uncomfortable in many social situations, so I do tend to avoid them when I...
    DisappearingStar DisappearingStar 36-40 3 Responses Oct 11

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    I was wondering if anyone can help me out, please : ) I'm 26 (and a half) and am still sometimes crippled by being too self-conscious. I know I'm far from the only one, but it's...
    SophieRose88 SophieRose88 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Last weekend I met a great guy and we hit it off immediately. But somehow I found myself doing what I ALWAYS do around guys I find interesting - I started acting flaky and...
    yellowtrees yellowtrees 26-30, F Oct 3

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    I have been in many mental hospitals, due to my alcoholic mother sending me to them... I've felt insane, and unloved and unwanted. I matured to be bitter and closed.. I don't have...
    asdfnx asdfnx 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 13

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    I can get so aggravated at myself sometimes. I sometimes say or do the wrong thing an later on i will mentally kill myself asking "Why the hell did i do that??"
    Sierra1993 Sierra1993 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I hate myself so much for cutting.. I did it for the first time last night and I will never do it again in my life.. I didnt cut myself because I am emo or anything like that.. I...
    thefrazysoul thefrazysoul 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I say others are a coward actually it's because I'm pathetic people don't like me. It's all my own fault, honestly and I'm crazy too. Conclusion = I'm a pest and is starving myself...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    yes i have low self esteem but no one know about it cz i can always fake it. hard for me to believe that someone will ever love me
    fraufraufrau fraufraufrau 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    Because I feel unwanted and disgusted with my own lack of self-confidence and pride. With no sense of direction I'm as good as dead :)
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    I think this is an issue many women have gone through some time in their life. When I was young I hated the way that I looked I was the tall scrawny looking girl in my elementary...
    Morenita79 Morenita79 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 24