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I Sometimes Find My Self Mentally Wandering Off

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    November 5. Let's Make a Deal. "The relationship just wasn't working out, and I wanted it to so badly. I kept thinking if I just made myself look prettier, if I just tried to be a...
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    November 5. Let's Make a Deal. "The relationship just wasn't working out, and I wanted it to so badly. I kept thinking if I just made myself look prettier, if I just tried to be a...
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    I'm not a writer, sometimes I lack common sense, and other times I make no sense at all. If you still with me for the nect few minutes though I only hope that it gives you some...
    InfinitelyCurious InfinitelyCurious 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    Hi my name is ginger. And I really don't know how to start. I've never had anyone ask me about my life but I'll give it a try. I have a brother who I love to pieces even though...
    Ginger1313 Ginger1313 13-15, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    November 23. Healthy Sexuality. Many areas of our life need healing. One important part of our life is our sexuality. Our feelings and beliefs about our sexuality, our ability to...
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    “Why aren't you in school? I see you every day wandering around." "Oh, they don't miss me," she said. "I'm antisocial, they say. I don't mix. It's so strange. I'm very social...
    ultraterrestrial ultraterrestrial 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 31

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    I'm gonna talk to you this time about my life and experience in Bournemouth I moved to Bournemouth at the end of September 2009 for the fact that it was a beautiful town and it...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Nov 9

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    I'm not a writer, sometimes I lack common sense, and other times I make no sense at all. If you still with me for the nect few minutes though I only hope that it gives you some...
    InfinitelyCurious InfinitelyCurious 18-21, F Nov 12

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    November 12. Timing. Wait until the time is right. It is self-defeating to postpone or procrastinate; it is also self-defeating to act too soon, before the time is right...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    November 12. Timing. Wait until the time is right. It is self-defeating to postpone or procrastinate; it is also self-defeating to act too soon, before the time is right...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 12

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    I do. What is it I don't like about myself? Physically. My nose, I hate it! My eyes. Feel like they're too close and crunch up too much when I smile. I wish my legs and butt...
    ShadowedLover ShadowedLover 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    November 7. Relationships. There is a gift for us in each relationship that comes our way. Sometimes the gift is a behavior we're learning to acquire: detachment, self esteem...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 7

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    November 7. Relationships. There is a gift for us in each relationship that comes our way. Sometimes the gift is a behavior we're learning to acquire: detachment, self esteem...
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    November 8. True to Ourselves. "This above all: to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou 'canst not then be false to any man." —William...
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    November 8. True to Ourselves. "This above all: to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou 'canst not then be false to any man." —William...
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    I have a tendency to let anger build up inside. I was taught to not cause waves and be over-emotional. Obviously, holding it in just makes it worse. There are times I get so angry...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    Lately I've decided to really try to stoop self harming and so far it is going really well. I'm still not ready to recover from my ED (eating disorder) but self harm has made such...
    littlecrazymia littlecrazymia 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm really self conscious when it comes to what I say and do. I'm still mentally kicking myself for things I said when I was six. My worst problem is when I say things and realize...
    Brimmless Brimmless 16-17, F Nov 14

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    November 21. Financial Fears. I sat in the car, looking at the sign on the door of the food shelf office: "Closed until Friday." It was Wednesday. I had two hungry children and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    November 21. Financial Fears. I sat in the car, looking at the sign on the door of the food shelf office: "Closed until Friday." It was Wednesday. I had two hungry children and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    It's been a dreary past couple of days. The nights have been filled with tests, mascara stains on my pillows, and stuffy noses. The days have been filled with blank faces wandering...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F 16 hrs ago

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    I still have a lot to learn and explore about EP right now, so pardon me if this particular experience isn't what the site is about. I stumbled across the internet for about an...
    Kiddinq Kiddinq 18-21, F Nov 6

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    People call me bisexual. That's just not true, I don't believe there's such thing as a person who prefers both the same amount. I like men, I love men and I love women... but not...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    It happened the summer before grade 10. A lot of scars have faded away, but I've piled up with new ones. I guess I don't go that deep. But I go enough over the same spot so it...
    wanderquietly wanderquietly 18-21, F Nov 2

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    November 4. Anger. Feeling angry - and, sometimes, the act of blaming - is a natural and necessary part of accepting loss and change - of grieving. We can allow ourselves and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    November 4. Anger. Feeling angry - and, sometimes, the act of blaming - is a natural and necessary part of accepting loss and change - of grieving. We can allow ourselves and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 4

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    I wasn't the girl every guy wanted in school. I was a little chubby, not overly but I felt huge compared to some of my friends. I blossomed early in the chest area and was self...
    flypiggie flypiggie 26-30, F Nov 6

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    November 9. Accepting Love. Many of us have worked too hard to make relationships work; sometimes those relationships didn't have a chance because the other person was unavailable...
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    November 9. Accepting Love. Many of us have worked too hard to make relationships work; sometimes those relationships didn't have a chance because the other person was unavailable...
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    November 9. Accepting Love. Many of us have worked too hard to make relationships work; sometimes those relationships didn't have a chance because the other person was unavailable...
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    this happens quiet a bit...at least twice a day, even if I'm surrounded by people(actually the more people around me, the more conversation I am engaged in the worse it gets) I...
    summerwinterfallspring summerwinterfallspring 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    Dear whoever cares to read this, ♥o♥ I've been numb for the past month. (I won't say exact details on the off chance that this person reads this and I kinda hope they don't...
    Mittons Mittons 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 14

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