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I Take Long Showers

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    there are people dieing because they don't have water and we waste it showering more than the normal amount of time. You know... it really isn't fair that there are people trying to save our world and we do exactly the opposite by wasting water, that people die thanks to us who...
    ACCCXDDD ACCCXDDD 16-18 Mar 17, 2008

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    I Take Really Long Showers...

    ...and we all know why...hehehehe
    vespaguy vespaguy 26-30, M 4 Responses Sep 24, 2007

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    I Usually Take....

    Well I usually take about an hour taking a shower. Yes I know its really weird for a guy to take long but I do because I like to be clean and to be fresh! My parents get mad at me but I really dont care I want to be fresh before I leave the house and hang out with my friends.
    thens15 thens15 18-21, M Jan 22, 2012

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    I Have Something of a Reputation...

    for taking ages in the shower :)  I can't help it, Iv tried to shorten the time I spend there but I just can't break the habit. I think its the products - I have something of an attraction to lotions and potions and it takes time to use them!   So theres shampoo...
    auroraaustralis auroraaustralis 22-25 14 Responses Nov 10, 2008

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    Comfortable.

    Showering is one of my things that just makes me feel better. If I need to cry, I find myself currled up in a little ball sitting in the shower. I love the feeling of the water going down my body. And I love how when I cry in the shower no one can hear me. I will spend as...
    babygirl87 babygirl87 19-21, F Dec 16, 2007

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    I Take Long Showers Because

    I like it and it helps loosen up the muscles in my shoulder. Well that and I have super thick hair so it takes a bit to get all of the soap out.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 20, 2008

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    I cant help but take long hot showers,

    steam up the bathroom especially in the morning and winter or just anytime, it normally ends when some knocks on the door yelling haha but what can i say i love my long hot showers.
    Befreenhappy33 Befreenhappy33 22-25, M Apr 13, 2014

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    Showering

    I have very long, thick hair. It takes forever to get it all wet. Then I have to wash it and make sure I rinse it all out. The longest part is conditioning. No one gets how long it takes to wash this mess.
    caitilie caitilie 41-45, F 12 Responses Oct 21, 2007

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    Clean

    I take a long shower after I have had my bath! You see I like a nice bath to relax and soak in, but then I think it's dirty because your laying in your own dirt for so long, therefore I have to have a nice shower to wash of all the dirty water so that I can be sure I'm clean!
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F Jul 19, 2008

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    Deep, Dark Confessions of a Neurotic Shower Lover....

    While no one could ever compete with my friend Susan when it comes to taking long showers, I sometimes think I come pretty close. This is probably because when I get in the shower I have a very strict regimen and the situation must be just right. Rule #1 The water pressure...
    CallipygianVenus CallipygianVenus 21-25, F 3 Responses Feb 5, 2008

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    I Get Distracted

    I always listen to my CD player when I have a shower, and sometimes I just stop and sing or dance around a little. I probably waste a good 10 minutes in the shower, lol. My showers are all around 30 minutes long, lmao.
    Melody08 Melody08 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 16, 2008

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    Guilty

    We've had a couple of dry years here in Cali and are most likely going to have water shortages this summer. I feel guilty about wasting all that water. But I really enjoy my long showers. I'm spacing out the long ones so that I'm not using so many resources daily. =(  A...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 3, 2008

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    Can't Help It

    I could honestly say that I have no control over how long I take my showers. I say quick and I'm in there long enough for it to go cold then hot again lol I just get lost when taking my showers. Its a reflection time. I am so comfortable when in the water plus I haven't been...
    HanaNoMizu HanaNoMizu 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    Even When I Try Not to

    ok, i've had many mornings where i've woken up later than i meant to and told myself, just a quick shower today. i get in there, fully intending to be fast. but somehow, i always manage to take forever in the shower! i seriously cannot shower quickly. i'm kind of nuts about...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl 22-25, F Jun 26, 2008

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    I Take Long Showers

    I love it, nice hot warmmm standing up shower, i go in with the intention of staying for 10 minutes, but stay for like an hour, just rubbing my body using that 'Original Source mint shower gel' it tingles my body so much its amazing, i recommend anyone to try it!
    MinxStephanie MinxStephanie 18-21 6 Responses Apr 9, 2012

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    I Once Read a Book Where the Girl Liked to Cry In the Shower Where No One Could Hear Or See Her

    and i have tried to do this but i tend to forget my sadness while in the shower and this is what i like about it.
    tearaway tearaway 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2008

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    Thanks to My Tankless Heater

    My current place has a tankless hot water heater, so it never runs out of hot water. It's such a nice change from my last place, where the hot water only seemed to last for 10 minutes.
    showergal showergal 21-25, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2008

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    Long Showers, Oh Yes

    I love a nice long shower.  I usually take one in the morning and at night before I go to bed.  I also love it when my husband gets in there with me, only sometimes though. lol  I just don't like to share the water all the time.  It can get kind of chilly with...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F Jan 13, 2008

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    For Atleast 45 Mins...

    the longest i've been in was an hour and a half but i shower until the hot water is gone  and the shower downstairs is closer to the water heater so the water is hotter for longer... and it helps if the washing machine isnt on...>.>...its cause the hot water relaxes...
    MorbidxMalice MorbidxMalice 18-21, F Nov 10, 2008

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    After A Long Day

    There is nothing in life better that having an extra-long shower, in winter to drive the chills from the bone and in summer to cool down after a long day at work. When I have a shower up to three times a day, is not to clean my body but also my sole – to wash away all the...
    koos1961 koos1961 51-55, M Dec 21, 2012

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    I Can't Afford to Spoil Myself.

    I live in Australia and the drought has affected everything. We can't water our gardens anymore, so we've taken to saving the bath or shower water and bucketing it into the garden. Prices have soared, and imported goods are becoming more frequent, and  cattle are dying...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 20, 2008

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    Love It!

    I take a shower every day - sometimes twice! And I love the feeling of water running over me. I love to be in water - I think it must have something to do with being a Pisces - and I love to be warm, so standing under hot, flowing water is pure bliss. I love the feel and look of...
    Yknot Yknot 22-25, F Feb 9, 2008

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    Because when sex is that short I needa tark

    tiem to tink life through.
    DELETEDANDGONE DELETEDANDGONE 70+, T Aug 27, 2014

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    Very Long Showers!

    I enjoy taking long showers. Most of the time, I just have a quick shower but I try to have a long shower at least once a week!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 18, 2008

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    I Try Not To...

    Water bills ya know? But i like them long and hot. I play music in the bathroom and sing and dance along...badly.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 25, 2008

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    I love taking long showers :P I feel

    so relaxed as warm water runs down my body. Sometimes I just stand there under the water and think about things :)
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Oct 2, 2014

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    Go Away, and Don't Come Back Either!!

    It just relaxes me after a hard day's work. Like it's pounding away all the bad parts of your day and leaving only the best bits. I sometimes prefer to soak bad memories away in a bath, but you have to do with what you've got.
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Oct 30, 2007

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    I Take Forever In the Shower.

    I take forever in the shower because I have to do so much to keep my hair from going all poofy.
    Satsujinkyou Satsujinkyou 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 24, 2008

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    Ne Thing Better?

    nothing is better than a long shower. am i right?
    heimbold202 heimbold202 21-25, F Jan 26, 2008

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    My Thinking Area

    I have recently or past few years use my shower time as a brain storming time. I don't know if it's the water that is calming me down or the temperature or sound or all together but it is for sure the best place for me to think. So my five minuts showers become a bit longer that...
    KIK KIK 41-45, M 7 Responses Jul 4, 2008

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    Normal

    I find it normal to be in the shower for 30-45 minutes. I do it every morning and I need it to wake up properly.
    rocker6346 rocker6346 18-21, M Jun 15, 2008

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    Wash Away My Worries

    I like to stand under the warm spray of the shower, close my eyes and imagine all my worries are sliding off of me and floating down the drain.  The gentle touch of the water eases my weary body and the scent of my favorite soap calms my mind.  There...
    goddessone goddessone 41-45, F 18 Responses Feb 28, 2008

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    I Take Long Showers

    I love it, nice hot warmmm standing up shower, i go in with the intention of staying for 10 minutes, but stay for like an hour, just rubbing my body using that 'Original Source mint shower gel' it tingles my body so much its amazing, i recommend anyone to try it!
    MinxStephanie MinxStephanie 18-21 Apr 9, 2012

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    most days im in the shower so long that hot water starts to run out, and i actually end up turning cold completely off just to stay warm enough for my tastes.
    amatlock2778 amatlock2778 36-40, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I'm 21 years old. I was diagnosed with Bipolar Type 1, Rapid Cycling when I was just 8 years old. I've been on medication basically since then. I was really lucky as a kid because...
    sweetsmarts sweetsmarts 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I absolutely love taking long and hot showers. On the other hand, at times, I thoroughly enjoy taking long and hot bubble baths. When I am in a hurry, I take a shower and when I...
    femaleofficeworker femaleofficeworker 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    Long hot showers are a necessity in these months of deep freeze and subzero wind chills. There are days when the cold has penetrated beneath the surface and taken up residence...
    erasmusX erasmusX 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 14

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    I'll take 20 minute showers for real and alot of the time I'm just standing there; they aren't just places to get clean, they're personal sanctuaries. it's a place to refresh my...
    PorkythePig PorkythePig 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 12

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    Long hot showers in the dark is its own form of therapy.
    Daivancey Daivancey 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 10

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    Best way to unwind after a long day's work or to prepare for the same. When you've got a family though, especially in the morning, it's not long before someone is banging on the...
    alanbt alanbt 61-65, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    Whitney Houston was found dead in her bathtub....her daughter was found unresponsive in her bathtub....all I'm sayin is that family might want to consider taking showers......
    LoneRider72 LoneRider72 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    and evidently, I'm not the only one: and when alot of people find something in common, sometimes they want meet, right? I'm aspiring to become an architect and I plan to work on a...
    PorkythePig PorkythePig 18-21, M Feb 15

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    But then again, it's a Monday. Woke up late enough to afford a long hot shower.
    itcheru itcheru 22-25, F Feb 1

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    only slept a few hours this night .. the only remaining cure for me is a very long & hot shower. i know you all agree !
    SneekySam SneekySam 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    Why is it that I can get more thinking, reasoning, and planning done in the shower than I can day long. I love the shower, cleans my body and my mind!
    SunAgain SunAgain 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Sometimes a long hot shower can be extremely relaxing and you just forget all of your worries.
    KillMeAlready KillMeAlready 13-15, M Feb 17

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    Some days I get home from sports and such and love a hot shower. I can then relax after getting clean. I hate getting out of the shower if it is cold, so I stay in longer.
    shorekid shorekid 18-21 3 days ago

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    And all the anticipation just bundled up and all the longing just unraveling and coming undone.....this is where I leave my daily load of stress and frustration.
    dreadfulVIXEN dreadfulVIXEN 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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