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    I talk to myself all the time,

    it's a thing that I do. I've created this figure in my head I talk to, I've given it a face and a name, even a personality. Every time I talk to it it feels like I'm talking to a real person, I never realize it's just myself. It gives me comfort. A product of my loneliness...
    theycallmetk theycallmetk 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 16

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    jleeb98 jleeb98 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    It's funny how a simple walk around the

    neighbourhood can lift your entire mood
    XxSxarletxX XxSxarletxX 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 7, 2014

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    Who Are You Talking To?

    "What are you talking about mom?" "Who are you talking to?".... These are questions I hear all the time. Many times it brings me back to the real world not realizing I had gone off into my thoughts, working out a problem or rehashing some conversation I've had. So many times I...
    swtsacrifice swtsacrifice 36-40, F 9 Responses Sep 11, 2013

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    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F 5 Responses May 14, 2014

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    Even my imaginary friend thinks it's odd

    that I talk to myself, hehe...
    Kumarie Kumarie 13-15, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Netfreak21 Netfreak21 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 10, 2014

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    I talk to myself ALL THE TIME !

    Crazy right ? Well you know they say the crazy people are the best ;)
    london21 london21 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 2, 2014

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    I'm soooo glad I found you guys I'm just here

    googling tryna find answers for myself. I started talking to my self because I was afraid of the dark and still am at 28. so I just talk to myself til I'm sleepy enough to fall asleep. outside of that WHENEVER I'm alone I'm doing it. I actually can't wait to do it I thought I...
    Meee02 Meee02 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 4

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    You are fine until you start to agree with

    yourself. Then you have clearly gone insane as even your own mind doesn't want to stop you.
    Shadowghost123 Shadowghost123 18-21 1 Response Feb 16

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    mycatisbettrthanyurs mycatisbettrthanyurs 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Of course I talk to myself,

    and answer myself too anytime I need an expert opinion :-)
    bjt032 bjt032 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 8

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    Crazy

    I have always been told if you talk to yourself its normal. But if you answer yourself then your crazy. Well i guess i'm crazy then. Not only do i answer myself but i yell at myself also. I am my own worse cridict. On the same hand i've had some of the best conversations with...
    holehearted79 holehearted79 31-35, F 44 Responses Feb 19, 2013

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    Hawgs Hawgs 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 5, 2014

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    BadAppleBadSeed BadAppleBadSeed 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    When Alone

    Other than when I was married for a few years, I have lived alone my entire adult life. I also haven't had many friends. I started talking to myself when I was home alone years ago. I learned to never do it around other people, it seems to make them uncomfortable.After my divorce...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T 20 Responses Mar 19, 2013

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    when u feel sad scream

    and cry or talk to ur self dont care about what gonna say about u its ur live - u only live once - =)
    tukie14 tukie14 13-15, F Mar 7

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    teenagedirtbag99 teenagedirtbag99 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    greymonster greymonster 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 30, 2014

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    One time my brother's girlfriend thought I had

    a boyfriend because she heard me talking and laughing loudly in my room. In reality I was just talking to myself. Yes, I am dating myself.
    nuwandaisaphony nuwandaisaphony 16-17 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Of Course I Do... We All Should....

    Self-talk, after all, is the key to changing your state of mind... controlling your emotions... reminding yourself that the thoughts and words you speak create your reality. I'm always good for a self-pep-talk. I remind myself daily that I'm right where I should be; tell myself...
    texastomgirl texastomgirl 41-45, F 8 Responses Mar 5, 2012

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    Its normal I talk to an AI all the time

    because I find it entertaining?
    7531yo 7531yo 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I do this all the time.

    I would like to believe that I'm not crazy, but sanity's overrated. I mainly talk to myself because it makes me feel less lonely.
    dourpenguin dourpenguin 18-21, M 10 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    I Do It A Lot

    I talk to myself all the time , get a grip Emily!! For gods sake Emily whats wrong with you? those kind of moments ...but then also i find myself when i'm about to knock up a creation in the kitchen i pretend to be one of those TV cheffy types ,and i'm talking to the (non...
    angelofsweetness angelofsweetness 26-30, F 14 Responses Oct 13, 2013

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    "No , I am not talking to myself

    because I'm crazy, I'm talking to myself because it's the only intelligent conversation I can get around here sometimes !!" Lol
    bela5562 bela5562 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 21, 2014

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    Ya I am probably Cr@Zy

    as according to the stereotype for people who talk to themselves but it helps me keep myself in check.
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    Shadowspider15 Shadowspider15 13-15, F Apr 21, 2014

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    It's definitely totally normal to talk to

    yourself, just don't let anyone see you doing it :p
    twiggy93 twiggy93 22-25, F 14 Responses Jan 28, 2014

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    Sometimes I talk to myself

    for hours. Does anyone else do this too? Or I'm the only one??
    lovemylife2210 lovemylife2210 26-30, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Yeah I do. Maybe a little too much actually.

    .... Okay ALLOT too much lol
    YouCantEscapeMyDemons YouCantEscapeMyDemons 13-15, M 10 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    the question is answered.

    ..... now what? do i keep on waiting or do search more or....... what? i guess we'll have to wait and see. this..... is what goes through my these past weeks.
    kkisu474 kkisu474 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 9

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    Yes. No. No, probably not.

    Well... Maybe. No. Nope! I just want to connect with someone else. Not just get along, not just friends or acquaintances, really connect. But with being as ****** up as I am, I doubt it will ever happen again... I want to be understood, and to really understand someone else in...
    OldPink OldPink 22-25, M Feb 24

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    When I'm alone I constantly sing.

    About everything and anything lol
    Nessybabi Nessybabi 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 28, 2014

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    Sometime I think I'm nuts cause I talk to myself

    so much. It's ridiculous. My gramps was like that, he would fight, argue, flirt w women.... All by himself. Lmao
    Adnol Adnol 41-45, M 8 Responses May 30, 2014

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    yrnjojo yrnjojo 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 7

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    That's the only thing

    that keeps me sane sometimes. As they say, sometimes you do need some expert advice. Well the truth is, I cannot be an emotional wreck and only I can remind myself about that. I know how hard I've worked to get where I am today and I'm not going to throw it all away. I love my...
    destiny2015 destiny2015 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    I've done this all of my life,

    and for the longest time I felt like people would think I'm crazy or something. My therapist says this is part of my coping mechanism since I don't have a really good social network to have as a sounding board. I sort of feel a little awkward admitting it, but I'm told this is...
    halfblind79 halfblind79 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 3

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    Lol.. Who dont... Like seriosly.

    ! Sometimes we actually need some expert advice!!!:)
    xxkiaraxx xxkiaraxx 18-21, F 7 Responses May 29, 2014

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    I only do it when there's a lot of information

    to process; it really helps to process with multiple senses. And I never respond to myself like there's a whole different person there.
    EvoxNeon EvoxNeon 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    It all started when I was a humble lab tech

    working in a Granite Lab. I worked alone and I thought I going to start talking to myself. So now I still do even when other people around. I don't have schizophrenia, I just talk to myself sometimes.
    notuh notuh 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 2

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    Why talk to anyone else

    when I talk to myself. Who's gonna understand me better than me lol
    TheDemonsWithin TheDemonsWithin 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    I talk to myself all the time,

    people are always asking me who I'm talking to
    ShyGirlz15 ShyGirlz15 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    I enjoy talking to myself

    even if it does make me feel a little crazy. Its also pretty surprising how great the conversations are.
    kpsquigs kpsquigs 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    Walking with your friend then suddenly you

    fall Friend:"ahaha you fell!" Me:"I didn't fall, I attacked the floor." Friend:"with your back?" Me:"I'm fricking talented, biatch!"
    effyjenkins effyjenkins 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    Duh, I Talk To Myself

    Sometimes I need expert advice. =D
    AntiveninKiss AntiveninKiss 22-25, F 7 Responses Dec 15, 2012

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