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I Wasted Too Much Time On Nothing

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    On Thursday I was on the bus.

    .. I should have gotten off the bus after a minute of getting on but didn't and stayed on. By the time i got off I seriously needed to wee. I went to Starbucks where they was a short line however the guy at the front was friendly and allowed me to take his turn. Afterwards I was...
    MrIndeedNL MrIndeedNL 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    It's amazing how much time you can put into

    someone or something and get nothing out of it.
    GetOverItxo GetOverItxo 18-21, F Jan 18

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    Ticking Away the Moments...

    From here to eternity...  Nothing-ness, vacous voids in time - wasted, unrecoverable. Yea, I get it now...  But still...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 3, 2009

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    Top 10 Ways To Waste Masking Tape

    10) Wrap it around the Empire State Building 9) Tape annoying seventh graders to the wall 8) Wrap it around your next door neighbor's house 7) Cover your entire yard 6) Tape up the earth 5) Use it to cover your horrible science fair project 4) Wrap it around every partical of...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F May 10, 2013

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    I kind of hate that i just wasted time on just

    nothing. It's nothing since i don't feel happy 'bout it.
    erikp08 erikp08 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    The next time someone wants to waste 3 hours of

    my time, please read my profile and my stories. My life is not a secret. U didn't have to block me cuz ur not worth me chasing.
    moonlightdancer1967 moonlightdancer1967 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    Time Keeps Moving - Whether You Do Or You Dont

    I think the problem for me is I focus way too much on time, and not enough on what I am doing with the time. It is like I sit silently frozen, and I watch the time continue to pass and I know its passing and I know I need to move, but for some reason, I cant. All I can do is...
    SelfDefinedPrisoner SelfDefinedPrisoner 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 28, 2012

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    On Getting Over My First Love

    thinking back, it's like, hey why did i allow myself to become so sad during all those months! i was depressed---very, very depressed, hollow, sad, everything. and it really took me a while to get over that  stupid guy who have gotten over me and our love quite easily...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F May 3, 2009

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    And the Nothings Name Was Rick

    Ahhhhh Lmao yeah i wasted a month on this guy ... and it was a total WASTE of time .. I lost  i dont even know how many hours of sleep ...  feelin like **** during the day , and a total waste of emotion ... I dropped almost every boundary i had established for myself...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 9, 2008

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    This bugs me about myself.

    I wish I would be more productive at home.
    theGreatGrigsby theGreatGrigsby 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    One Time

    I was at Walmart and spent 2 hours on the electric pony in the front of the store.... Curse that cashier for giving me all quarters back in change!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 26, 2010

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    Caregiver And Then Some

    I was sober 7.5 years I just hid behind safe places and worked so much just so I didn't have to work on building a home life.I didn't know how so I became a killer enabler.l have a home with3 grown men and I'm the one working So I told them I am moving,
    jadedsweet jadedsweet 36-40, F Aug 21, 2012

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    That's What I've Been Told

    But if I enjoy doing nothing, then my time is not wasted, is it?
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 6 Responses May 4, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I've used the internet for a crutch for a very long time. While others used sex, booze or other drugs, I took on the internet as my addiction to drown out whatever it is I was...
    Crownite Crownite 22-25, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    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...
    mblo2984 mblo2984 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Reading news feeds and comment like ****. 😭 i didnt realize i wasted a day.
    patooooots patooooots 18-21, F Mar 24

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    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...
    LadyMayah LadyMayah 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Here it is...another Saturday that I will spend in my office! Yes, I am thankful to have a job, and one that I enjoy...but I am missing having my Saturdays and sometime Sundays...
    MyCrazyLife63 MyCrazyLife63 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    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 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    What's your fetlife name? I'm regalnubiance
    coldchiln coldchiln 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    So yesterday kinda got me thinking about something i always felt but never actually thought too much about. I realized that no matter how many people I find around, no matter what...
    anonymouslyherenow anonymouslyherenow 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I think about 97% of the time. Strange how my mind hasn't gone insane yet. But sometimes, one thought, leads to another, another thought leads to the next, and BAM! you have this...
    NelielVonSchweetz NelielVonSchweetz 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I've been thinking about my ex today, I had this dream and as usual it gets me thinking! I hate thinking about him, I feel like my thoughts are wasted on him! He was so gentle...
    Shortie82 Shortie82 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I wrote an earlier post about feelings, and well I have been thinking a lot about feelings lately. Maybe a waste of time, but it is what it is. I agree that some feelings aren't...
    heartfire heartfire 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    I feel.. Drained. I feel like a can't cope anymore and I'm just shutting everyone out. I have no friends anymore, because my old bestfriend just used me.. And my other friend...
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 10

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    Whenever I should be asleep I can't. I hear nothing but the noises from crickets and cars passing by. It just calms me. To the point where I can't sleep. I just lay down for a few...
    Raven628 Raven628 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Three months ago I almost killed myself. Life became too much for me to handle. I took 20 Doxepin (a sleep/anxiety pill) and pleaded that God finally take me home and apologized to...
    Somejoygirl Somejoygirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I must set high expectations. Either that or I'm just hanging out with the wrong people....it's probably the wrong people, lol! I enjoy treating people the way I would like to be...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I think far too much, way too much for my own good. What do they mean when they say that? What is that look for? Is Isaac okay today? I wonder what my sisters and brother are up to...
    DeJeKlu DeJeKlu 18-21, F Mar 29

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    "Too much" being my bf. and how I haven't seen him in like almost 2 weeks. How I miss him, his hugs and kisses, his sexy voice, his cute smile, or amazingly beautiful eyes. Just...
    Blissfulkissofdeath Blissfulkissofdeath 13-15, F Mar 30

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    Don't trust too much Don't love too much Don't hope too much Because that"too much" Can hurt you so much!!!
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Good LORD I have heard "you think too much" a lot lately. Too many times. I should probably take this under consideration. For all of my faults; the overthinking and insecurity...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F Apr 13

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    And I think my profile and stories are starting to get the bipolar look. Well I just write what I think and feel at the moment. Like right now, the Q&A section has been talking...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 3 Responses Apr 15

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    I think I do live in my head and online too much :) ep has done alot for me and now it's time to go and enjoy life thanks to everyone I met on ep now I am logging off and investing...
    Tricke1983 Tricke1983 31-35, F Apr 5

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    Since im only working one part time job at the moment and only have three weeks left in this semester of college I honestly have entirely too much free time and I really dread it
    ryanw93 ryanw93 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I think this is something a lot of people do. We expect too much from ourselves and need to please everyone. Even strangers I see on the subway, I care what they think of me. I...
    nyc441010 nyc441010 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    WAY too much. I figure everything out in small batches. It all comes together so well, but by the time I go to write them down I've forgotten it all. I know what I want to write by...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I think too much, and sometimes, the only way to shut off my damn brain is to cut. Or mutilate, or jab, or rip, or shred. Sometimes, I'll even hurt myself in my sleep. I'll wake up...
    DarkWanderer16 DarkWanderer16 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    My mom is one of those people. Whenever I'm being quiet, she has to talk it up way too much and jump from subject to subject. Also, the people at school who talk way too much...
    laubrown1 laubrown1 16-17, F Apr 11

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    I go too school sometimes and just cry, It's not like I don't want too be there I just cry way too much, I can't even help it
    charlotteK charlotteK 13-15, F Mar 25

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    Too many unsolicited dramas come my way. Please, I've already too much of my own to deal with, don't force your hate towards me, It's only ******* me off. I need a break, just a...
    SinisterSmile SinisterSmile 22-25 Mar 30

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    My mind works overtime... I've tried resting, meditating, working out and even long hot baths but I just can't seem to zone out. I'm in a new relationship but find it hard to...
    cancerian19 cancerian19 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    I seriously do , too much haha
    andreaxdrea andreaxdrea 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I worry way too much that I annoy myself, but I just can't help it!
    queediana82 queediana82 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    It's making me go bananas thinking too much
    Idonthatewomenjustdontlovethem Idonthatewomenjustdontlovethem 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Did I remember to lock the door? This freckle is really dark, what if it's skin cancer? My stomach hurts maybe I have appendicitis? They didn't call back they must be mad at me...
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I suffer from insomnia because when I get stressed or have too much going on, I can't relax. Really sucks sometimes!
    bluebutterfly13 bluebutterfly13 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I care too much, and I end up getting hurt. I'm always the one let down, left behind or given for granted and I hate it. I'm always the one who tries to make up after quarrels, who...
    mynameisarianna mynameisarianna 16-17, F Apr 2

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    "He's not gonna come after you. He's going to find a girl that "appreciates" him. If you act all damaged, he's going to find a "normal" girl. If you move away from him, he isn't...
    bexk bexk 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    It bothers me that I tend to think too much. Even if it's not really significant or anything, but i still keep on thinking about it until i get really bothered. -.-
    erikp08 erikp08 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    http://youtu.be/dTFDfR47dl4 Eckhart Tolle discussing thinking too much and how to stop the ill effects.
    gsparky22 gsparky22 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I think too much then I create problems that weren't even there in the first place. Ruins my life... ❥ ∞ ❥
    iwishitall iwishitall 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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