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I Sometimes Find My Self Mentally Wandering Off

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 315 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Quite often to be honest -although I am trying

    to retain the straight and narrow! The dilemma of variety!!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M Jun 11

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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 26-30, F Jan 11, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Hi everyone. I just wanted to start helping others with this issue. I am still a work in progress, but I have life experience with this and I am in the process of becoming a...
    Greeneyes68 Greeneyes68 46-50, F 42 mins ago

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    1. Smoking, 2. Bad hygiene, 3. Text speak, 4. Using the silent treatment/not talking to me when you're annoyed/mad, 5. People who want to go out and party all the time, 6. Selfish...
    MrsRusty MrsRusty 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    A making music selfie in my little home studio
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    A making music selfie in my little home studio
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    1. Smelly people (please clean your self's) 2. Rude 3. Morbidly obese people. (sorry Idc if uh over weight little but obese is different) 4. Begging for sex ( im waiting till...
    gamer666 gamer666 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    My dad can be such an closed minded old fool, judgemental and other things, paranoid. "Where is the TV remote?, these people are starting to sound too clever" He cant handle...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 19 hrs ago

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    I had moved into my first apartment. I was opining boxes and came across the ones with all my girl clothes and then the box with my bondage gear. I thought to my self its time to...
    misstinabondage3 misstinabondage3 18-21, T 21 hrs ago

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    Especially on nights like tonight, when I can't sleep because my mind is going 90 mph. I hate being alone, mentally & physically. At least when I'm around other people, I can...
    loloisaninja loloisaninja 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    i don't need any advice on how to find a job, i just need your experience with living with a disabled husband and being disabled yourself. i can do all things through Christ who...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Which is stupid, considering how much confidence I have. Anxiety attacks are rare now. I maybe have one a few times a month. PTSD, will torment me for the rest of my life. Oh...
    NoRegretsAndNoRemorse NoRegretsAndNoRemorse 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Where to begin? I am a complicated person with conflicting desires. I have always been really lazy. There is a part of me that would love to never work. I would like to just eat...
    atpeacewithme atpeacewithme 31-35 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I got bullied in high school by a bunch of girls. They treated me really badly like someone who wasn't worthy of being their friends. My best friend, only nice friend, eventually...
    Justventingg Justventingg 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    i have hit rock bottom... im a mess...i lost all sorts of caring about anything...i really dont care and i do mean not to care anymore about anything . .i just dont anymore for...
    LegendBattles LegendBattles 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    The fact that I am twenty-two and seeing all my friends graduated college this year without me really put things into perspective. Being the penniless punching bag that I am, I...
    theMETAmonologue theMETAmonologue 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    When I was in 8th grade i started dating this girl for a while, she was 4 years older than me and ai lost my virginity to her. I was absolutely in love with her and it seemed like...
    KennethWolf KennethWolf 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm proud to be antisocial cause humans irritate the living crap out of me. Not all of them, I've crossed paths with some awesome people, but it has been very very very few. The...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    For most people right now, it is really ridiculous to cost more than £500 on a dress as a result of economic recession of today. Let alone that to boot know wedding is such an...
    redbduk redbduk 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Yeah, so... I'm too ugly to be loved... I don't go anywhere and sometimes I'm afraid to because I fear rejection... I felt like if I ever lost weight, I know I'd be in check, so...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Dear future self, We both know that pointless niceties mean nothing to us. So, I'll get straight to the point. What have you done? Can you honestly say that you're happy with the...
    PianoChan PianoChan 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've got a history of self harming but my method has changed as I got older. When I was 15ish, my method of release was cutting with the sharp point of a maths compass (unusual I...
    Anon0188 Anon0188 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i was doing a trip down the shore with my bike, alone from the start, wild camping all along the way, ultimate freedom kind of thing. honestly i couldn't have had a better time...
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    For about two to three years, I have self-harmed. Mostly cutting, but I also punched myself, punched objects, starved and made myself throw up {not sure if that the last two are...
    luciethedepressedllama luciethedepressedllama 16-17, F a week ago

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    To me it honestly seems like most people today are selfish. I can even admit that I am selfish in some ways. I think it's fine to be selfish sometimes but only to a small extent. A...
    rcmh171822 rcmh171822 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    All i do is sit at home while my family laughs at me, says I'm useless, that i should kill my, I'm a waist of space on this earth, and a soon to be drop out. And the more i hear it...
    alternative2324 alternative2324 16-17, F Jul 25

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    When I woke up the pain is still here. The pain is still out there, everywhere, it seems. Perhaps it's just me and life is not what it seems, perhaps everything is just a vivid...
    softspokenman softspokenman 41-45, M Jul 24

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    So I joined EP a few weeks ago coming from a background of extremely low self-esteem and terrible body image and no self worth. I could never find anyone near me who was a part of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 23

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    I'm not really sure where to start. If anyone manages to get through all of this experience then well done to them. I have a girlfriend, whom I love, and she loves me. I moved to...
    Tomgerine Tomgerine 22-25, M Jul 23

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    Spending as much time as I have in isolation over the years, it's been the habit to dig deep with my introverted self to calculate, analyse, decipher and evaluate the inner...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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