I Waste Way Too Much Time On the Internet

And so do you, or you wouldn't be here! 11,629 People

    Every morning I wake up

    and grab my phone and surf the internet. At school, wherever there's free wifi I will immediately take out my phone and surf the net. And after school I'm on my computer. Okay I know I need to get rid of them so I can be more social, and I know it's hard.. But from now on I will...
    tinypoop tinypoop
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 29, 2014

    but I like the Internet

    so I won't stop using it
    deleted deleted
    Jan 25, 2016

    Although I have and probably will continue to

    learn some things while online, that doesn't seem to be a fair trade for the amount of time I spend anymore. I hope to reduce this habit, or addiction, and return to being a bit more like I used to be and find enjoyment again in my old interests. I actually used to like...
    itsoneofus itsoneofus
    41-45, F
    Aug 21, 2015

    It Gets Me Through My Lonesome Days

    If it wasn't for the world wide web and good people online to chat with and have a great time with.. only God knows the things I would be doing with myself.. Yes their are more productive things I could and maybe should be doing but for now.. the Internet is therapeutic for me...
    Kream19 Kream19
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 11, 2012
    Pilotbob75 Pilotbob75
    41-45, M
    Sep 20, 2015

    I'm alone most of the time don't have too many

    friends... I spend a lot of my days in bed or campus, I don't talk a lot and I'm very shy around people, I have this habit of weighing myself amongst groups and I always feel less and not worthy to be a part of those groups... I'm free on the internet, the internet is my best...
    LadyMayah LadyMayah
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 25, 2014

    I'm new to this app--is sex a usual focus?

    This stuff just randomly shows up on my feed.
    LordSathanus LordSathanus
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jul 13, 2015

    The Internet: An electronic version of,

    "Now, why did I walk into this room?"
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    Mar 1, 2015

    I read Seneca's book,

    the one about the shortness of life.He states (Seneca) that life is not short, and that we have a plentiful supply, but we waste it all away.it'a an interesting concept.We often hear people complain about how short life is, and how Mother Nature has been unjust with our short...
    MeAndMySelf98 MeAndMySelf98
    18-21, M
    Jun 12, 2015

    Internet is my life .

    ..... ._. Sad story
    hellocookies hellocookies
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 3, 2014

    I have nothing to do

    but skate or waste my life on the internet. I mean this story is proof.
    Brendan121 Brendan121
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Oct 13, 2014

    I have been Catfished: someone

    who sets up false identity on social media to pursue a relationship. I got a friend request one morning by a guy who caught my eye. I innocently accepted the request, but now I know I should of never done it. "He" was an artist, in a band, loved animals, and dreamt of going to...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Dec 28, 2013

    Far too much. I should spend my time doing more

    productive things. Work, for example.
    lostluxray lostluxray
    2 Responses Jan 4, 2015

    Way too much time. I've been on here

    for probably 3 hours today alone haha
    taylor468 taylor468
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 28, 2013

    I think many of Us have this problem.

    I want to start a support group like AA,We will all get together and talk about this addtiction.on line?????
    The1960texan The1960texan
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Jan 2, 2014

    specially too much on EP Its becoming addictive

    to me I need to do other things also : (
    warrior00 warrior00
    26-30, M
    1 Response Sep 21, 2015
    guideme2truth guideme2truth
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 14, 2014
    Abilohman Abilohman
    2 Responses Jan 13, 2014

    Yup. I guess it's one of my two escapes

    nowadays :3. As a side note, I'm developing a Web page. Mayhaps I see a hobby in its infant form?
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 10, 2016

    I am addicted to all social media.

    I find myself checking it even when I'm in the middle if important things. I need to stop!!
    hopefull2014 hopefull2014
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 24, 2014
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 21, 2015

    Really, I need to get a life.

    Friend: there is a life outside the internet Me: really??? Send me the link!!!
    Lilly19946 Lilly19946
    16-17, F
    Dec 27, 2013
    41-45, M
    Mar 14, 2016

    My eyes always burn and are always red

    because at twelve in the morning I'm on the computer doing nothing....
    Unicornwhisperer03 Unicornwhisperer03
    16-17, F
    Mar 13, 2014

    You know you spend too much time on social

    media, when you read a Calvin and Hobbes comic in the newspaper, laugh at it, and then go to hit like, before you remember that a newspaper doesn't have that function!!!
    scottie1974 scottie1974
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 28, 2015

    Been Wasting Since Last 10 Years

    I love spending time on the net and meeting up people on the net...since I am too shy to go outtt....i Guess it helps me fullfill my need for a social chat
    HardikDilSe HardikDilSe
    26-30, M
    6 Responses May 21, 2012

    Only At Work

    My job evolves around working on a computer for the majority of the day.. so I manage to fit in a fair amount of time wasting on here too :)
    Benassi Benassi
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jul 12, 2013


    i find ep compulsing im on facebook and twitter but i find them boring i thnk its because there is more inter action with others on here. i log on most mornings and in and out to around tea time when i take abreak. i really should b doing more off the internet to b honest.
    prettyflamingo prettyflamingo
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Oct 16, 2012

    YBlah YBlah
    Nov 12, 2015

    As Opposed To? ...

    As opposed to? Drinking, walking dog, reading, watching TV ??? Nope
    Mountainman923518 Mountainman923518
    56-60, M
    3 Responses May 14, 2007

    I get obsessive about things.

    The internet is one of them at the moment. Can be on here for hours. Don't get anything done around the apartment. Go to game sites, Pinterest, my blogs, just random stuff, some sites like these..well nothing is like EP.;) I get hooked on certain sites, then ignore other...
    RubyLane RubyLane
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jan 9, 2015

    Why I am like this ??

    ? I feel like I cant live without internet..
    sylvme sylvme
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 12, 2014

    Anyone here know about the deep web

    and the darknet; the internet beyond our superficial 10%. Perhaps you can share your experiences, or at least inquire about mine.
    LordSathanus LordSathanus
    22-25, M
    Jul 11, 2015

    Time Flys!

    I get up in the morning and get on this damn computer and check my dear old Myspace. Even when things are slow on the site I used to find myself wondering around. One day I got to thinking that there must be so much more online that I am missing. I started trying to follow the...
    MimiCatastrophe MimiCatastrophe
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 16, 2007
    TheColorfulDino TheColorfulDino
    16-17, F
    Sep 8, 2014


    These days internet technology has come into great influence into our daily life from doing simple work to complex range of work. The prime reason why technology was invented was to achieve the outcomes or results better, thus resulting in efficiency of work. It may arguably be...
    Tawheed1994 Tawheed1994
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Jun 3, 2014
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Apr 1, 2015

    So my class attended the internet addiction

    seminar conducted by our school's guidance office today. I've seen some symptoms applicable to me and I was like, wow, I'm addicted to the internet. I really wasted a lot of time. Lol
    TheQuietExtrovert TheQuietExtrovert
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 22, 2015

    It doesn't help that I work from home

    and am easily distracted! After all...chat to some flirtatious lady on EP or finish that report...? Its not a tricky decision....
    sowerbys sowerbys
    51-55, M
    1 Response May 31, 2014

    EP Addict

    "It's really not my fault. If EP wasn't so . . . " I'm just kidding, but I do waste WAAAAY too much time on here.
    Sentinel117 Sentinel117
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Nov 28, 2013

    Twitter and Tumblr Leaders Ditch Phones to

    Combat Addiction: From Arianna Huffington to strategists at Twitter Inc. (TWTR) and Tumblr, technocrats are taking a break from their smartphones to show they can survive without digital media -- for a few hours at least. In interviews at the Digital Life Design technology...
    IamnotCharlieSheen IamnotCharlieSheen
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jan 22, 2015

    Like Take Now For a Perfect Example

    right now i should be working on my school work so i can obtain my bachelors and mark something off of my life long to do list. ep calls to me at the moment.
    pariah pariah
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 17, 2007

    my computer hangs the moment I go on internet

    so I end up wasting a lot of time. Each click takes 2 minutes. I am extremely fed up of stalkers and others who destroy others life. I am fed up of this round the clock surveillance and harrassment.
    aproudwoman aproudwoman
    46-50, F
    Dec 22, 2015
    TheRainbowDino TheRainbowDino
    16-17, F
    1 Response Sep 23, 2014

    My "study" time is basically all wasted on the

    Internet- I'm supposed to spend 30-40 hours a week doing independent study but I'm lucky if I do 3-4; I end up watching YouTube clips, catching up on TV shows, checking social media over and over and playing games. I'm just so unmotivated to do my work and wasting time on the...
    mblo2984 mblo2984
    22-25, F
    Mar 24, 2014

    Fak I have a major major test in a month

    and I can't sit still. I'll find whatever reason I can find to not read my books and go eat/do something active like run. I can't afford the time to spend on such things. It's an exam I've been preparing for for the last 12 years of my life. It's the IBDP for uni entrances...
    Indieda Indieda
    18-21, M
    Sep 21, 2015

    I am always online, unless I am at work,

    if I am not on Ep, I am on Facebook, and if I am not on Facebook, I am on Ep, and than, I also visit, Dailystrength.
    HisLittleAriel HisLittleAriel
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 3, 2015

    i have not many other places to go

    and i don't want to leave the house a lot im addicted and i know i am but i don't want let it go because this is my only way outside the house unless i want to get my foot periced by glass being barefoot or my arm scratched by a tree
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 13, 2015

    I waste time all the time!

    Just imagine the time added up. I could do all sorts of amazing things... I have often thought about deleting all my accounts for useless websites (of course not this one). I don't really use those accounts, I just log in out of curiosity, to see what friends or people I used...
    Vakuum Vakuum
    16-17, T
    Feb 29, 2016
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