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I Wasted Too Much Time On Nothing

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Apr 19, 2014

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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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    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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    BlueBeard1 BlueBeard1 18-21, F Jun 2, 2014

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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 Apr 18, 2014

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    This bugs me about myself.

    I wish I would be more productive at home.
    theGreatGrigsby theGreatGrigsby 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 18, 2014

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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 Apr 19, 2014

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    Far too much. I should spend my time doing more productive things. Work, for example.
    lostluxray lostluxray 70+ 1 Response Jan 4

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    Last week I spent every day on here talking to people, probably not the best use of my time but whatever. I don't really regret it, I love this place!
    QuilltonX QuilltonX 18-21, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    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...
    TheQuietExtrovert TheQuietExtrovert 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    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...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    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...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    not me but my wife does...Catched her time ago sitting nude in front of her computer:Not quite sure what she did there, if the webcam was on,if she chatted with strangers...She's...
    bluezbooy bluezbooy 41-45, M 15 Responses 6 days ago

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    Story time: The internet is my only means of communication with other people. I dont go to college atm. Most people I used to know cant be bothered to talk to me now. Especially...
    mic112 mic112 18-21, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Log out. Log out log out log out! And start getting things done! Uhhh.....fifteen more minutes.
    MyNamesNotFrench MyNamesNotFrench 31-35 1 Response Jan 4

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    I always am doing this (except it's my phone which is kind of a computer). Almost every night I lay here in bed butt naked on the Internet
    QueerSerena QueerSerena 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    Check out this tumblr chanelconoco.tumblr.com
    someoneforyou12 someoneforyou12 22-25, F 20 hrs ago

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    My wife and I fight often. I hate confrontation and she seems to love it. We recently fought about her children. We fought for days and recently made up. Frankly I was just tired...
    brianpast40 brianpast40 36-40, M 1 Response 58 mins ago

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    I tend to waste so much time on idiot guys who are so damn needy! I hate needy guys... So today I took it upon myself to go out and enjoy my day at the beach and splurge myself. I...
    TexasGypsyMommy TexasGypsyMommy 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Putting it bluntly, love sucks. It hurts way too much. It is painful. Beyond anything that a person should ever have to deal with. I was in love once. Even though I was 19, it was...
    ManinNY ManinNY 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    He gives me many reasons to just leave him..he tells me it's not gonna work out but when he asks to chill I still say yes. When he calls me late at night because he needs someone...
    annaycarbonneau annaycarbonneau 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have ADHD but most of the time it isnt things around me that distract me, its my thoughts. I have these thoughts that lead to others and others creating this weird web of kind of...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't understand people...I don't understand myself...I try to make sense of things and then I only confuse myself more. I think more than I should and recall things I should not...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I think too much to a point i cant sleep like right now...its 3.40am and i cant sleep...i think about the past alot and all the negative things ive done and what i couldve done...
    LegendBattles LegendBattles 26-30, M Jan 19

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    I've found there to be two situations where this applies; the first is when I sit and think, analyse and evaluate situations and then work myself up to the point where I no longer...
    Reapixx Reapixx 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I worry too much, but I try to convince myself that I don't care what people think or the negative things but in reality I do. I overthink and I. Think about it all the time. Why...
    t3rriv t3rriv 16-17, F Dec 28, 2014

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    I met this girl in 8th grade and we immediately hit it off and instantly became Best Friends and we were both touchy people but she had and boyfriend and made me a little jealous I...
    Oreoangellips Oreoangellips 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    IF I HAD "TIME MACHINE"..........MY GOD!!! THAT WOULD BE SO COOL.............FIRST OF ALL I WOULD SHAKE HANDS WITH DINOSAURS.....MOCK THEM AND RUN......AND WOULD GO IN FUTURE TO...
    noahryan noahryan 18-21, M 6 Responses Jan 7

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    I can't lie. For one, I'm a bad liar. And when I do lie, and it's a big one, I hold a guilty conscious over my head and I can't get over it for a while. This is why I don't lie...
    xxblasianxx xxblasianxx 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    Well as you may know I sleep too much. I still sleep too much maybe not up to 14 hours any more yeah! But still much. So I'm going to try to set a goal to decrease my sleep...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    I think too much of nonsense things. I'm just wasting my time on that stuff. I just want to be motivated, but i don't know how to start with it.
    isahruth isahruth 18-21, F Jan 19

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    So...I'm lying now on my bed with all the things I need to pack into my suitcase all over my room. I'm stressing out. I hate packing. And in the midst of my stressing-out, I manage...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F Jan 20

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    My friend and I went out to eat tonight. I ate way too much. I feel a little sick. I hurt. My belly is hard from eating so much food.
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    this is my problem right now and pretty much every night.. I have too much on my mind and I can't sleep and it sucks...
    Louder4life Louder4life 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    I have the tendency to think too much. It always gets me into trouble. I wind up taking on too many things.
    SKDel SKDel 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    If I spent half as much time worrying about my own happiness as I seem to love to worry about making others happy I'm pretty sure I would explode with happy! Lol not even joking...
    Tigerlily2015 Tigerlily2015 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I think bout how I use to be and how I am now and I think I liked how I use to be more. But like I like how I am now to, sometimes I feel myself drifting back to my older was or...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F Jan 5

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    I have started thinking too much about my relationship. He is not very romantic or he is not a person who would make feel special..he doesn't even talk to me much but all these...
    kk2326 kk2326 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 12

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    Or maybe it's not enough. I forget. But is there really such a thing as thinking too much? Is that even possible? Is that anything like "asking too many questions" because I...
    browneyedgurl13 browneyedgurl13 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    I think that life is full of pros and cons with literally every aspect. With that, thinking too much can't be any different. Obviously, it is good to think things through, and do...
    scottishboyo scottishboyo 18-21, F 3 days ago

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