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

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    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

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    My Eyes Start To Close...dam My Switch Goes On.

    I wish i could take a vacation from my mind...ahhhh that would be so nice!
    CrazyPeas CrazyPeas 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 22, 2010

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    :)

    I wish I could turn my thoughts off when I start thinking about a certain person but otherwise I love my thoughts.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F Feb 14, 2010

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    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

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    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

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    Just a little switch right behind one of my ears. Hell, make it both just in case the other comes back on stops working, but put a combination pin code or something so nobody else...
    thoughtsthatstray thoughtsthatstray 41-45, M Aug 5

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    Oh wait.. There's this thing called sleeping
    CheeseBomb500 CheeseBomb500 16-17, M 4 Responses Aug 6

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    I think one of these days I'll make my mind explodes just from thinking and feeling so much at once. I don't think I have an off switch.
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 5

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    Maybe something different. I had a bad day but I am strong and I will be okay.
    Theboisterous Theboisterous 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Well I guess that's a lesson to be learned. Well I'm gonna be offline for awhile Goodbye all
    GalaxyJumper GalaxyJumper 16-17, M Aug 22

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    i'm me ,gay and i'm kinda pointless, i really wish there is somebody that i can hold on to, i feel so lost right now... you know?.... i don't know how to explain this feeling but...
    fragile029 fragile029 18-21 a week ago

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    I can't imagine someone wanting someone like me ... It doesn't seem realistic or reasonable. I can't imagine someone seeing me in public & thinking "wow, she's beautiful" or "wow...
    hashtagliz hashtagliz 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    for some reason I find them so endearing and sweet. I tend to be drawn the most ( at least usually) to the quiet, shy ones. Especially if they are actually really attractive and...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 22

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    for some reason I find them so endearing and sweet. I tend to be drawn the most ( at least usually) to the quiet, shy ones. Especially if they are actually really attractive and...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    C'mon, there's gotta be someone who'd be interested in someone like me. Out of the millions of people in the world, I'm sure there's someone crazy enough to look for someone like...
    ElZombie ElZombie 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I'm a girl. I rather watch basketball and eat pizza than watch chick flicks and salad. I'd rather buy Jordan's over heels any day. I'd rather be smart and unaccepted than play dumb...
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    I think I'm starting to bother some people. I'm really not trying to and all you have to do is tell me, buuuuttttt instead I get blocked. That's not why I joined. Oh well, it was...
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    I am hair for a HS kid and to improve my time I had to shave the hair on my chest and legs - which is not unusual. Mine grew back thicker! Now I look like a wet monkey.
    MarkInTexas MarkInTexas 18-21, M Aug 7

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    HOW do you split the roads between the mind and a torn heart!? I don't know about you guys/ladies, But MY heart and mind sometimes 'never' intertwines, not in the slightest of...
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    Well I can't stop my feelings but I harbor them. I bottle them up and become emotionless when I'm sad or angry maybe that'll help
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    It kinda sucks not being invited to play games with someone :I
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    I just love to party with lots of guys taking turns with me and me giving them what they want
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    I know you lied, but I can't tell you. I'm Wondering whether you actually love me because I don't know who you are anymore. Are you real? Or is who You are a lie too?
    NoraWilliams NoraWilliams 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Or i was anyways. I do not fear the possibility that i will never again tell my parents that I love them. I dont fear never going to school or seeing my friends or speak to my...
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