I Wish I Had An On And Off Switch For My Thoughts

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 372 People

    I Hate Intrusive Thoughts

    I can't control them. I have to consciously think the opposite. It is really exhausting. If I could just shut them off I would have a lot more peace. I hate involuntary thoughts. They are always negative.
    TheEvilLeaper TheEvilLeaper
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 16, 2011

    I wish I had one gigantic off switch,

    to turn off the whole world around me so that I could bury myself under several layers of comfort of god knows what description. I had an experience yesterday that has left me terrified, horrified, and dirty. No amount of scrubbing will take this stain off my soul. I'm...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Mar 19, 2016
    sabzzzz sabzzzz
    18-21, F
    Mar 10, 2016

    Wouldnt This Be Fantastic?!!!!

    Oh to just switch the thoughts off. Particularly on days like this, when i discover that ive backed myself in to a corner in my mind.  Make them stop, Make them stop! Wheres the wine.
    Muse0001 Muse0001
    26-30, F
    Apr 29, 2010

    If only, I've been in desperate need these past

    few days. & its literally just stupid thoughts that keep coming back. I'm mentally exhausted, over thinking of petty things that are inevitable & just not things I should be in the first place.
    RandomExistence RandomExistence
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 10, 2016

    I seriously need a switch,

    been wondering about a whole lotta things.. This is so not good for me... Someone PLEASE flip it OFF!! I hope everyone has a great day!!
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 10, 2016

    Wouldn't that be fabulous!

    I often find myself thinking about not wanting to think about the things I think about. It's very tiring. The older I get, the more I seem to think back on things that I've spent a lifetime compartmentalizing.
    mindnote mindnote
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Mar 13, 2016

    There Are Lots Of Things I Want To Switch Off

    thoughts about 'him' my insomniac thoughts about my chidlhood so i can sleep
    soulfool soulfool
    31-35, F
    Mar 7, 2012


    I wish I could turn my thoughts off when I start thinking about a certain person but otherwise I love my thoughts.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    Feb 14, 2010

    This constant thinking,

    reflecting and analysing is going to slowly but surely destroy me. An off switch to all this would be freakin fantastic
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25
    31-35, M
    Feb 21, 2016
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