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I Sometimes Find My Self Mentally Wandering Off

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 298 People

    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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    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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    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/
    AndreiTarkovsky AndreiTarkovsky 26-30, M Apr 26, 2014

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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 26-30, F Jan 11, 2014

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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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    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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    I was staring at such a gorgeous specimen of a

    man and I wish there were a million different ways I could tell him. ...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Feb 15

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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