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I Talk With Myself

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    It's Easier Than Talking With Other - I make up the most amazing stories when I talk to myself, and I find solutions to my problems faster and easier. Sometimes, it...
    Katniss Katniss 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 16, 2009

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    It All Started.... - Well I work as a waiter/manager of a good sized restaurant/bar. Now before I worked there I don't really remember talking to myself. Ever since though I can't...
    Neighborbob Neighborbob 21-25, M Nov 14, 2007

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    Mostly I Pretend I'm Talki... - mostly I pretend I'm talking to other people, in the mirror. even though I know that in real life they'll never answer back the way I wanted
    sadfishes sadfishes 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 30, 2007

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    Makes Me Feel Like a Schizo -  Unfortunately, I talk to myself all the time when I'm alone. I feel like I am CRAZY. maybe I am? Its my self therapy since I don't feel...
    reset reset 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 5, 2009

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    To Rationalize My Thinking - I talk to myself when I feel anxious / overwhelmed / upset. I try to calm myself down and level out my judgment. When I would get really upset about...
    paperalias paperalias 22-25, F Dec 23, 2007

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    I Argue With Myself - I think out loud (mostly under my breath, except when I'm home alone or in my car and then it's full-voiced) but I also argue with myself out loud. It's not...
    NurseJello NurseJello 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19, 2007

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    Hhahaha -  i talk to myself evvvvvveryday of my life. people get a bit scared from time to time and call me crazy, but oh well. im not too worried about it. i find it kinda...
    ixoluvoxjonas ixoluvoxjonas 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    My Dad Says Its Ok to Talk to ... - My dad says its ok to talk to yourself. It's when you start answering yourself that you have gone crazy. But I talk things out to myself all the...
    LauraLDS2003 LauraLDS2003 22-25, F Jul 30, 2007

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    I Think It Is Ok - Whenever I'm really pissed about something or feeling passionate I will start talking to myself and even sometimes yelling!    I don't think...
    DesertTruth DesertTruth 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 27, 2007

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    Don't Be Decieved -    I use to talk to myself, alot. I would answer myself. Sometimes, i would even make up my own freinds. All times of the day i would get lost into...
    EPHESAN EPHESAN 18-21 Jul 17, 2008

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    I Am Waiting To Be Officially Crazy - I talk to myself constantly. Be it one word, an observation to myself, or perhaps entire sentences that seep out from the imagined...
    oopgirl oopgirl 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2010

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    It's a Way to Sort Things Out. - Since I am an only child, this has been a habit of mine for a long time. I have never viewed it as a bad thing, I get a chance to sort...
    Bloo Bloo 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2007

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    Da Mirror - I like looking in a mirror and talking to myself like My on tv or something I'm weird :P.
    holyflapjacks holyflapjacks 13-15, M Jun 28, 2012

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    Have to Keep Myself Straight -    I tend to talk to myself allot,  I laugh at myself all the time,I can do the dumbest things... I'm very critical with myself and on...
    grams grams 56-60, F 5 Responses Jul 2, 2007

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    Hey You - I look forward to ******** time cos i have really interesting discussions with myself while i am on the toilet bowl. weird i know but i still do it.
    peacenik peacenik 16-18, F Jun 21, 2007

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    Thinking Aloud. - I talk to myself, mainly in my car when I'm alone, to break the silence when I don't have music on yet. Sometimes though, I'll be walking along, people around...
    electricmoonshine electricmoonshine 19-21, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2007

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    I Guess I've Become Use to Being Alone - I suppose I talk to myself because I am a naturally talkative person. But I think I also talk to myself, because I am a very isolated...
    oopgirl oopgirl 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 12, 2008

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    Just Talking - I sometimes feel that there is another person in the room and find myself talking to it.Even tho I know there isn't anyone else there, I fear that one day someone...
    kittenlove52 kittenlove52 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2011

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    I Frighten People - Because I have whispered conversations with myself sometimes. I used to have full-voiced conversations, but eventually lowered them to whispers and mumbles...
    txerracxotta txerracxotta 16-18, F 8 Responses Jun 13, 2007

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    Been Afraid To Admit It - always been afraid to admit i talk with myself..but i do it since i was a small kid..my parents got worried baout it at a time, but then never really...
    BlackDiamondFairy BlackDiamondFairy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4, 2011

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    I Talk to Myself All the Time.... - I talk to myself all the time. I even answer myself all the time. Mainly when I'm driving. Kinda scary but not a bad habit that I'm worried...
    silvertears silvertears 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 29, 2007

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    Godfuckshitme. -  Lately I have started muttering to myself and I can't seem to help it. I say "i hate my ******* life" and "I'm going to kill myself"...
    stolensilverware stolensilverware 18-21 2 Responses Aug 22, 2009

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    What's the Problem? - I don't think is that bad to talk to ourselves as long as this is not a illness of course. I always talk to myself in English to keep contact with the...
    Vaiolet Vaiolet 18-21, F Aug 30, 2007

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    With Myself, to Myself, At Myself. - Seriously, there is no-one else around here, so who else am I going to talk to??? That said, I probably talk to myself less and less the...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo 31-35, M 5 Responses Jun 11, 2007

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    Can't Help It... - I talk to myself more than I talk to my mama, and my mother is my best friend! I have always talked to myself.. all my life. I find that it is self-therapy. I...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2007

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    I Do At Times - I talk to myself at times but usually its just me venting so I dont  bother other people.Other times I do it because Im just lonely.Then sometimes I do it ...
    littleboyblue16 littleboyblue16 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 5, 2009

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    For Concentration - I often whisper to myself, especially when I'm doing something I need to concentrate on doing something right. When I'm at work I do it all the time, just to...
    TCat TCat 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 9, 2007

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    I Talk To Myself. - My parents think its messed up, but I can't help it. I get horribly bullied at school, and had only 1 friend, now I don't have any. My mother is mean to me, and...
    Kayleelovesbubby Kayleelovesbubby 18-21, F 5 Responses May 28, 2012

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    It's True - Whenever I am alone, I talk to myself. I used to wonder if was schizophrenic in one form or another. Turns out I'm probably just lonely.
    WolfMarauder WolfMarauder 19-21, M 1 Response Jun 26, 2007

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    Am Trying To Stop - Everyday when an alone I make up stories it my head. I have these long stories that I make up I never talk out loud but it's like two voices in my head that...
    2lost89 2lost89 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2012

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    Best Conversation to Have!! - always talk to myself, at home, at work, in the car. ppl probably think i'm certifiable.....perhaps ;p i even answer myself too!!
    prettyinpink prettyinpink 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2007

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    Not Because I Am Crazy.. - but because I seem to be the only one that will listen, understand and not ask too many questions.
    wewantcowbell wewantcowbell 16-17, F Nov 13, 2007

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    Why Do I Talk To Myself? - I've been throwing this question into google for a couple of days now and picked the title to hopefully attract other searchers..  I ended up here...
    deleted deleted 26-30 15 Responses Oct 24, 2009

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    I Always.... - Talk to myself. I don't really like talking to other people about how I feel and things like that, so I just talk to myself. It's just as good as talking to another...
    BlankPage123456787 BlankPage123456787 70+, F Dec 22, 2011

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    Talking to One's Self... - ...is not only (in my humble and unsolicited opinion *s*) "normal" (whatever that means), but helpful, therapeutic and practical on several...
    Annillusion Annillusion 31-35, F Sep 23, 2007

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    Its Hard Not To Sometimes. - Whenever something is really bothering me or I just don't feel comfortable with what others will say about it. I could spend hours discussing it with...
    Utanagi Utanagi 22-25, M Nov 5, 2011

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    Nothin' Wrong With It. - I find absolutely nothing wrong with talking with yourself. Sometimes you've just got more then one idea about something and just need to let both sides be...
    yuuutsu yuuutsu 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 11, 2007

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    I Kinda Just Do. - Sometimes I don't even realize I'm doing it, I could be in the middle of something then suddenly I'll start ranting on about something as if someone was...
    MrUntitled MrUntitled 18-21, M Oct 17, 2009

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    Yes...everytime I Feel Sad... ... - Yes...everytime I feel sad... or need to get organized...blah blah blah....
    Cheleanne Cheleanne 66-70, F 2 Responses Jul 30, 2007

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    Espescially When I Have Panic ... - espescially when i have panic attacks. IT's a technique to calm yourself.
    sirsmiley21 sirsmiley21 21-25, F Jul 30, 2007

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    I Am My Own Best Friend. - If i actually sit down and think about it, technically i am my best friend. i talk to myself more than i talk to others. and I'm close to positive that...
    dearly0beloved dearly0beloved 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2009

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    I Can Get Very Good Answers - Yes, I talk to myself and always hope no one else sees or hears. Many times it helps me work through a troubling point. Sometimes I'll even answer...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2008

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    All The Time - I always talk to myself.. when theres no one else to talk to. Sometimes I accidently start muttering to myself when I'm walking along the street or something. I...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 8, 2010

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    Sadly, Sometimes... - I don't usually speak aloud, I just move my mouth and make the facial experssions that go along with what i'm saying when i go to the bathroom...
    hateithere hateithere 18-21 2 Responses Nov 26, 2009

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    Sometimes For Fun, Sometimes to Help Me Think - I don't just talk to myself in the mirror.  In fact 90% of my mirror talking is me just joking around and has no point to it...
    WorldlySheep WorldlySheep 18-21, F Feb 29, 2008

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    Me,Myself and I Have Such Lovely Chats. - It is no longer a secret, I talk to myself. Today while working on something, I was as usual engaging in pleasant conversation with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 5, 2009

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    Sometimes I talk to myself, and most would call me crazy. I disagree. It helps me get my thoughts out. It helps me clear my mind of anxiety. I just think outloud is all. I'm sure...
    Forget2Trust Forget2Trust 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 2

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    I'm doing this since I was younger and honestly it runs in the family, because everyone in my family does it. I look at myself and I start talking to myself in the mirror. I...
    jellyrolls34 jellyrolls34 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Hello, this is my first time typing a experience, so I apologise if my writing isn't the standards you are used to. Yes, I talk to myself. But it is a different kind of talking to...
    Toastland Toastland 13-15, T 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I do this as a way of figuring myself out. I love diving into the deepest depths of my innermost desires and thoughts, exploring myself and learning new things every day. I love to...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M Mar 28

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    Look, this is perhaps the absolute worst part of me, I have been talking to myself since I was maybe 8 years old. Maybe it's because grew up an only child and my mom worked a lot...
    JaimeJackson JaimeJackson 18-21 Apr 5

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