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Sometimes I feel like I do it just to hear myself think. But I know it's wrong. How do I stop. I tell myself it's not normal but doesnt seem to help.
 
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I do it as well. Usually just short phrases. Tennis players do it.
 
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What's wrong about talking to yourself? I think most people do this. I find it's only embarrassing sometimes when I realize someone heard me and I'm not sure what I was saying, or else I was aware that I said something that I didn't want that person (or anybody) to hear...
 
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I do it all the time, and I have no intention of stopping. Sometime people get annoyed because I am disturbing them but it helps me focus. Never thought of it as part of a mental illness, just a habit I have.
 
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And I do it all the time. For example this night I can't fall asleep. And I was talking to myself in silence.
 
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I sometimes have anger outputs and outbursts, this is what concerns me. I also reenact conversations outloud. Not to weird I guess.
 
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I do it guess it's a habit, no one else here to talk to me.😋
 
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What if becomes a problem?
 
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Like it being embarassing. Cause I think it's not normal and kind of part of my mental illness.
 
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What's wrong about talking to yourself? I think most people do this. I find it's only embarrassing sometimes when I realize someone heard me and I'm not sure what I was saying, or else I was aware that I said something that I didn't want that person (or anybody) to hear...
I get this. I do say things that I dont want others hearing.
 
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I don't do a lot of it, or maybe I do more of it than I'm aware of, but it is not much of a problem in any case. I've heard family do it as well, and say some pretty weird things. My brother does it more than me, probably. And it's usually just nonsense like repeating something from The Simpsons or a song.
 
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I don't do a lot of it, or maybe I do more of it than I'm aware of, but it is not much of a problem in any case. I've heard family do it as well, and say some pretty weird things. My brother does it more than me, probably. And it's usually just nonsense like repeating something from The Simpsons or a song.
I yell at stuff and then start throwing things around my place and room. I've learned to quiet down some but feel isolated afterwards. Do you ever do it cause you feel alone?
 
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Sure, it's a lonely thing to do. Sometimes I talk to the cat, as people do. Sometimes I'm just walking around town, mumbling stuff. Just a habit I guess.
 
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Yea , I move my mouth with no words coming out... I dont really care what most people think of it.. it's just normal for me nowadays. I usually do it in the car or in my bedroom..
 
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I talked out loud today to someone and told a secret I didnt want to tell. I embellished too. Maybe they'll forget it. I feel used.
 
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