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Kris July 3rd, 2013 6:24pm

Do you keep a journal, diary, or some other form of written log about your life?

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Wert A picture of my junk
07/03/13 10:54 pm

I have a personal rule. Never write it down.

eLucidate writing
07/03/13 12:32 pm

If I'm going through hard times I write it down in order to shift my perspective, and then delete the document immediately.

OhTheIrony Learning from you
07/03/13 12:46 pm

Why delete? You can always look back and reflect on how much you've grown as a person when you read it later on in your life.

eLucidate writing
07/03/13 1:32 pm

I delete them because I tend to view my own depressive thoughts as mental weakness, even though as a psychology student I know better.

LochnessMonster Milky way
07/03/13 12:30 pm

My thoughts on paper would get me in lots of trouble.....

AnnaRose Texas
07/03/13 12:26 pm

I wrote songs about it and random journal entries when I just am too flustered to write a song.

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Wink
07/03/13 11:59 am

I journal sporadically. Much less now than I used to. I also come across random pieces of scrap paper from time to time. They'll say anything from "Go to Hell you shitstain" to "Stop eating at Olive Garden". It's pretty amusing.

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Wink
07/03/13 12:25 pm

Oh! And I also write letters to people when I am upset with them, and then I don't send them. It makes me feel better.

longhorn1 Kindocologist Hater
07/03/13 11:51 am

Yep, it's called SoH...

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
07/03/13 11:51 am

I note the one or two truly noteworthy events per year on the calendar, but don't keep a daily record. It wouldn't interest anyone else at all, and it isn't very interesting to me.

Mooo42Q Thats Nucking Futs
07/03/13 11:49 am

Last year i read some diaries from when i was a child-teen. Immediately thought 'Kill it with fire!!!' And destroyed it all. I dont want anyone to find that when i die.
Be careful what you write. I may be your legacy.

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Jeninerd Hoth, AK
07/03/13 11:47 am

I used to when I was younger but when I was a teenager my stepmom found my journal and read it (taking the goddamned time to decipher it because it was in code). Ever since, I prefer to avoid the potential for someone to violate my privacy....

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Mooo42Q Thats Nucking Futs
07/03/13 11:50 am

Nosey people screw it up every time.

kindocologist Beer is my friend
07/03/13 11:37 am

Nope. Letting the NSA do that for me.

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gwabby am i solids or stripes
07/03/13 11:35 am

I'm not a writer. I did keep a date book a few years ago and wrote down everywhere I went and who I was with. It was neat going back and seeing all the fun I had.

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inge MIA
07/03/13 11:35 am

I have crazy thoughts, no one needs to have the chance to see what goes on in head

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HayleyS looking up.
07/03/13 11:32 am

I wish I did. I did for about a year when I was 14/15 years old.

Kris Humidity Central
07/03/13 11:30 am

I've been doing this for years. It started when I was 11, and there are a number of composition notebooks very cleverly stashed or locked away where no one can see them.

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thewheel
07/03/13 11:28 am

I don't want there to be a chance that all my thoughts will be found. It happened once but won't again.

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rlands
07/03/13 11:27 am

No journal, diary, or anything like that.

But I do have a notebook next to my bed; sometimes I'll wake up in the middle of the night with a really good idea and just have to write it down! I've never actually referred back to the notebook though...

Ariella LovePeaceNHappiness
07/03/13 11:27 am

Yes. I've been writing down my life for the past twelve years.

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