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I Worry Far Too Much

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    I Worry About Everything

    I worry far too much about everything. I hate worrying, but I can't seem to stop myself. I try everything, occupying my mind, spending time with friends and I even keep telling myself there is nothing to worry about. But I still worry. It drives me crazy. How do I stop worrying?
    unicornmagic unicornmagic 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2011

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    This Is Me...

    Even now: I had a legitimate reason to e-mail someone who I have a crush on. He replied back, but didn't quite answer my question. I could have let it go, but instead e-mailed him once again for clarification. And now I worry that I will make a pest of myself, and that my...
    lonelyheart807 lonelyheart807 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    I Just Realized How I Was Behaving

    A few weeks ago, my sister pointed this out.  Before anything happens, I startt asking questions that make it sound like i am worried.  I tend to forget what i asked but i am realizing how it really sounds, for example a few years ago i asked a cousion that was leaving from...
    LitamalianTherpo LitamalianTherpo 26-30, M May 31, 2012

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    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 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...
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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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    The below all happened because I think and look into things far to much and the person that this is meant for I am sorry x This week has been such a rollacoaster of a week well...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    I remember, some months ago, I was late-night talking on the phone with a young lady I liked at the time. She asked what I was doing. She heard no music singing me to sleep, no...
    peacefulrebel peacefulrebel 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 21

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    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response Dec 8

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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...
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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 3 days ago

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    "It's better to say too much then never to say what you need to say again." But... "Knowing nothing is better than knowing at all."
    Headlights Headlights 18-21, F Nov 18

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    I care way too much about everything. I always wonder what someone thinks of me and if I made them mad or what have you. I need to stop. I've been told so many times that the key...
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    I always did share too much, just to figure out that people judge you even before you finish sharing..
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    Waaaaay too much! For unnecessary reasons sometimes.
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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 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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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 a week ago

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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 6 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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    Yeah too much ******* water. I was up at 4 to go to the freaking toilet. True story.
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    i often worry that i am not a good daughter. i also often worry about the fact that my parents are kind of old (my dad is in his mid 60s and my mom is in her mid 50s). i can't...
    Degrassi94 Degrassi94 18-21, F Nov 26

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    It really takes a toll on me the way I worry about things that haven't happened and most likely never will. I worry that no matter what precautions I take, somehow I will be the...
    TRP92 TRP92 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I feel as if i worry about things more than i should. Im more concerned about other people rather than myself and it eats me up.
    PCOSstrength PCOSstrength 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    latlely I have been having troubles sleeping or staying asleep. no matter how tired I am I just can't do it. I have been having family troubles since my aunt past away Feb 14, 2...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I think so much that I would cause myself to have anxiety attacks. I'm glad I don't do that anymore. but sometimes my brain just won't stop. it just keeps going on and on and on...
    RaindropsOnRoses22 RaindropsOnRoses22 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 9

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    Another bad day with my boyfriend.... I know boyfriend problem or small things like I should be worrying in other stuff. But he's just a big part of my life now... I want...
    thebeautifuldisaster13 thebeautifuldisaster13 18-21, F Nov 19

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    and it leads me to worry about everything..
    ComplexLogic ComplexLogic 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 22

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    Aletheia14 Aletheia14 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I'm an intellectual. I enjoy pondering different situations. I love examining things from different angles in order to gain a better understanding of subjects. But sometimes my...
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    I worry about everything. Every little thing that could possibly hurt me does...It didn't use to be like this I had walls up as high as I could build them and didn't allow anyone...
    Bubbles0329 Bubbles0329 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    uknownred uknownred 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    we are the only animals on earth that need money to survive since the history of earth itself. we have enough money collectively for all to live good, but our greed and ego will...
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