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I Wasted Too Much Time On Nothing

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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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    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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    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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    This bugs me about myself.

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

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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

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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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    BlueBeard1 BlueBeard1 18-21, F Jun 2

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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

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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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    Related Experiences

    I spend far, far too much time on EP. A lot of the time I'm not actually doing anything here, just refreshing the page in between youtube videos. :p I was going to take a break...
    Friability Friability 18-21 Dec 4

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    I think too much time on EP makes me foggy. There are a bunch of things I want to write stories about and I've been staring at the screen for the last two hours waiting for that...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response Dec 8

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    Ok, reasons for not going out, and sitting around today: -it's my day off -I'm an adult capable of making reasonable decisions -it's ******* freezing outside -I have no one to go...
    Peacepuppy Peacepuppy 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 13

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    Clearly, I have lost my sense of reality. I am crushing over people I don't even know. I am building virtual relationships with Canadians, Germans, Aussies, Brits... You name it...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F Dec 1

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    I spend too much time thinking about bad things... I overthink every possible situation, and Always end up finding a way it could possibly go wrong. Therefore, I waste a lot of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 10

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    I'll admit I may have thought a bit too much into it. I saw her with him. It bothered me. Though we aren't together, you give me yourself when he isn't here. I am his stand-in. I...
    Courteous69 Courteous69 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    I don't know anymore. I find that there's always so much going on with me that I seem to neglect, all because I care more about others well-being than my own. "Are you okay?" seems...
    alexis3000 alexis3000 18-21, F Dec 11

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    I've never brought into the 'I don't care what people think of me', more often than not, I smell bullshit when people say it. There's nothing wrong with caring about it, just not...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    Particularly people who think a "proper" adoption cost should be $50 at maximum. Wtf? To a drug dealer, or a better-off animal fighting person, that amount is like shopping at...
    DarkFireMoon DarkFireMoon 18-21, F Dec 3

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    I love my boyfriend, but sometimes I feel like I'm doing this because I don't want to be alone. I care for him when he's sick. I appreciate the little things he does and the big...
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Every time when I'm in school, I get too many headaches when my teachers give me some hard question that I can't figure. Don't get me wrong, I'm a straight A student, but sometimes...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 1 Response Dec 13

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    I keep telling myself to stop caring anymore but still, every time someone says something that might be offensive about me, or someone tells me that I've been talked and gossiped...
    The1996 The1996 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    According to the CDC 5+ drinks in one night is too much. 15 drinks a week is heavy drinking. By that definition I have been an alcoholic for a very long time.
    usmcdonkey usmcdonkey 26-30, M Dec 3

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    Seems like every time I try to post, it reveals some aspect of myself I do not want to share. I think I am afraid to share too much and recognize things that I do not like about...
    crimm crimm 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I worry too much and too easy. Yet, I always tell my friends and other people here that worries are a waste of energy. I *am* aware though it's a waste of energy, but still... The...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F Dec 3

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    I feel like the human mind is both a beautiful blessing and a chaotic curse. I believe it can be the most dangerous thing in the world. That's why solitary confinement is such a...
    lphan lphan 22-25, F 9 Responses Nov 30

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    My boyfriend is 57 years old, and I'm 35. I'm worried about missing out on life experiences because he's been there done that already. I also know I have no idea what the future...
    phoebe1163 phoebe1163 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 14

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    I think too much....To that extent that I make myself depressed nd start crying...its the stories in my head that has made me sad...because reality didn't turn out that way( not...
    SecondChancesDoHappen SecondChancesDoHappen 18-21 Nov 22

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    I just got told I over analyze things by my step dad, my friends used to tell me not to think about it too much...
    dksl14 dksl14 18-21, M Dec 4

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    I think i think too much !
    Asemeto Asemeto 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 5

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    I think too much. I always worry about things I shouldn't. I never stop and think "why is this my problem again?". I over-analyze and over-think everything. When I make a decision...
    curiousitykills57 curiousitykills57 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 5

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    I've always been someone who overthinks, since childhood. I wonder about the 'what ifs' way too much and things consume my mind. The worst bit - they are very rarely positive and...
    IBleedBlue IBleedBlue 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 6

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    Sooo... I am afraid I'm drinking too much to numb the pain from a chronic health problem.
    JD3108 JD3108 22-25, F Dec 13

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    Yeah too much ******* water. I was up at 4 to go to the freaking toilet. True story.
    DeathIsPartDinosaur DeathIsPartDinosaur 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    i was so innocent and so stupid, i wasted my life ignoring their rules, so i got lost, i got my self in root of losers, it's just i though they are dumb with stupid unlogical rules...
    eighth eighth 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 13

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    So I almost never write anything on here because English is not my native language and I don't feel confident enough to write something too long... But I'm being brave now! So...
    debende debende 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    So many what if's.. There is times where she saw/read something/ that reminded her of her past love. Especially happy cute couples, who shares there cute love on social medias...
    thoughtsinwords thoughtsinwords 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Man will be the downfall of man. Never before has one species caused as much destruction as the human. We like to think of ourselves as vastly superior to all life on this planet...
    Xplictt Xplictt 22-25, M 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Hatred - I feel like I have so much hatred in me. Here am I back on this app about a year later, looking over my questions I asked about stuff I've written about physical and inner...
    hihijo342 hihijo342 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    I always worry and I don't like embarrassing myself. People see me as a shy person in school. I don't have that much friends. Even if I want to be confident, I cant. I've tried...
    annapg annapg 13-15, F 4 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Been thinking a lot about my life. Why couldn't it have been better? Why am I here? Where will I end up? Why did I get the family I got? Will I be successful? Where is my help...
    SheIsHealing SheIsHealing 18-21, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    There's nothing in the world that's worse knowing you're perfect for each other.... Just staying together is the hardest thing, when we seem to just end apart. I'm guessing it's...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 26

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    The world isn't always what it was made out to be but unfortunately many people will be sheeps and go through this motions and they have nothing. Do we do things with a purpose...
    ladybug96 ladybug96 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 28

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