We all have weird quirks that are fairly uncommon, to say the least. For the fear of being judged we keep them to ourselves, however, that doesn't stop us from being curious about what others have to hide. So, to indulge in this secret knowledge, Twitter user @drakesbrother started a thread asking people to share their weird confessions. The thread was quickly flooded with the strangest habits. Some confessed to measuring how long something will take in songs, others said that each time they get in their car, they make sure no one is sitting in the back seat. While some of these things do sound a little bit odd, let's not pretend that you don't relate. Scroll below for the list of confessions and don't forget to share your's in the comments. (Facebook cover image: Nathan Rice)

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Withnail
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1 year ago

Same here, that way the best taste lingers the longest!

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SHYLAH CAFFERY
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1 year ago

i do that too!

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Reilly Beryll
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1 year ago

This is incredibly common. Everyone does this, actually. Intrusive thoughts. I tend to think “how much can I key this car”.

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Luis Milian
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1 year ago

My girlfriend does this a lot. I end up answering her and she just replies "nobody is talking to you, talking to myself. mind your own business." LOL

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Withnail
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1 year ago

Cupboard doors need to be closed when not in use. It's not that I won't necessarily be able to sleep, it's just why would they be open?

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Luis Milian
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1 year ago

I have to stop the microwave 1 second before it stops so it wont do the annoying beeps at the end

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Kenny Garcia
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1 year ago

same...

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Luis Milian
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1 year ago (edited)

there are more than me out there....awesome

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Reilly Beryll
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1 year ago

Anxiety. I feel it.

Oathbraker
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1 year ago

That's why I'm not a fan of just "taking walks". No one seems to understand that walking is simple and leaves my mind free to dwell on past embarrassments and mistakes.

Dynein
Community Member
1 year ago

That\' actually the reason I love taking walks alone! My mind will wander as always, but I find that I'm less likely to fixate on issues and instead actually think them through in a passably rational way. At home without a distraction I'll often just spiral, on a walk I might come to an actionable, reasonable conclusion.

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Esther
Community Member
1 year ago

I do too, I always fantasize about the future, and rethink the past, then I'm lost in my own imagination

Von
Community Member
1 year ago

The mind/ego, if given the choice, will always live in the past, or the worst possible outcome of the future. That's natural. The key is to control the mind, vs it controlling you, and forcing it to remain PRESENT. Good luck.

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Daria B
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1 year ago

Same here. That's why I need to read/play video games/watch videos/browse the internet to help myself fall asleep. Also, this is why I can't do yoga, and I can just take a walk alone or take a bath and relax doing nothing while by myself. If I'm with a trusted person, at least I get distracted by their presence, so it's fine then.

Vi. B.
Community Member
1 year ago

Same here, try knitting, or stuff like that, works pretty well for me.

Lillukka79
Community Member
1 year ago

This works, but now the house is filled with afghans and doilies. 😆

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Becki Basley
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1 year ago

I have that problem I find listening to really chaotic music like heavy metal drowns out my thoughts and I can fully concentrate. It got me through grad school

Ricardo Santos
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1 year ago

Me too, i find really hard to live in the moment, and i overthink things so much that i get annoyed with myself. My mind is a big warehouse full with strange thoughts and insecurities.

Pseudo Puppy
Community Member
1 year ago

Ricardo, for me, I've found that sports / yoga etc is really helpful to "be in the moment". You have to focus on your body, breath and stretching, so you can shut out all the excess brain stuff, and focus on the *movement*. I can't sit and meditate, because my brain runs wild. But I CAN do yoga and give my brain a break. I hope that helps, my unknown-friend. :)

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Sergio Bicerra Descalzi
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1 year ago

And thats why we shower with loud music. The bathroom is the most dangerous place for a creative mind.

Anna Wentz
Community Member
1 year ago

I always write poetry in the bath for this precise reason. Lol

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Oscar Guerrero
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1 year ago

Me in a nutshell.

Calina Popa
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1 year ago

I feel you

Bethanie Marshall
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1 year ago

Me to a T

Apurva Aditya
Community Member
1 year ago

The same happens with me but that distracting part doesn't work with even if I think of something else I usually end up getting dark. LOL

FABULOUS1
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1 year ago

Well I am glad I am not suffering alone in this.

Qwanda Parker
Community Member
1 year ago

ADHD rigth here *points at self* Its the equal of pain my friend. PAIN.

Annette Kelly
Community Member
1 year ago

its good to know I am not alone on a lot of these. My mind is my own worst enemy.

Sammie
Community Member
1 year ago

i feel that

Serbob
Community Member
1 year ago

I do this more at night and then spend hours dwelling on things I can't change rather than sleeping. I just can't turn my mind off. I rarely get a good night's sleep.

Anna Wentz
Community Member
1 year ago

If your a creative type you could try making up a story in your mind and focusing in on the details. I've been doing this for years and it works well because it is essentially like creating your own dreams. Another trick is picturing a room and gradually walking yourself through that room step by step considering and visualizing each object. You could also attempt the mind box where you create a box and gradually lock away all thoughts one by one until your mind is empty. Just some suggestions.

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Suzi Gauthier
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1 year ago

Yep, I put on old sitcoms to keep my head quiet. Something interesting enough to keep my mind from wondering to scary stuff but not interesting enough to keep me awake.

Pol Macqueron
Community Member
1 year ago

And this is why we're here...

FlourishingEveryday
Community Member
1 year ago

Mindfulness helps. Learning that those thoughts will go away on their own,not to have judgement over them. I would advise anyone to do this instead of running away from your thoughts. Distractions are still good, but not all the time, it will come back to haunt you.

Treva Slark
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1 year ago

Great advice !

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Selin Silva Buchanan
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1 year ago

Try "Rage Yoga"!

Jocelyn
Community Member
1 year ago

My brain teaches me useful ways to draw better. It's weird but also really cool. And when im drawing it screams "fuck you" and leaves me

Magpie
Community Member
1 year ago

You are not alone. I don't know if that helps or not.

Analyn Lahr
Community Member
1 year ago

All the time.

olivia martinez
Community Member
1 year ago

I sit there and imagine if I got stuck in a show or if the characters somehow popped into my house thru the tv or something... I read too much wattpad

Tamerah Long
Community Member
1 year ago

Same. All day, every day if there's nothing going on that's interesting enough to divert it's attention. I no longer consider it MY mind....cause why would I do that to myself? It makes no sense.

Id row
Community Member
1 year ago

I always have to have something to occupy my mind. I can't sit and do nothing, that makes me feel like I'm going to explode or something. I need a book, computer, phone, cereal box, really anything with words or video.

Im a cat mew
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1 year ago (edited)

ADHD Happens to the best of us

Jaiden
Community Member
1 year ago

I do that

Rainbow_Gal05
Community Member
1 year ago

Usually if I'm alone I will think of really dark things like me dying or something

Kamryn McNamara
Community Member
1 year ago

I start twitching extremely visibly when this happens, why I need my phone to play a mindless game such as Helix jump

Ian Dadswell
Community Member
1 year ago

The fear of 3am waking

Clare Pomfrett
Community Member
1 year ago

I over think - I worry about something and imagine the worst of everything happens to me and make myself ill over it.

Audra Granath
Community Member
1 year ago

Yep me too. If I don't have something to distract me I start thinking & thinking & I can't stop. That's why I have to take melatonin to fall asleep. My mind won't shut off. I hate it. My best friend can fall asleep in 10 seconds (Not exaggerating) Wish I could.

Flavia Slag
Community Member
1 year ago

Bedtime brain talks of vexatious things from the past...bothersome.

Mary Jaye
Community Member
1 year ago

I USED TO HAVE A PROBLEM THAT I HAD TO BE THINKING OF SOMETHING. SINCE I TAKE GENERIC LEXAPO THAT STOPPED. IT WAS VERY ANNOYING AND TOOK LOTS OF ENERGY.

Joe Palffy
Community Member
1 year ago

too close to home man, too close (yesterday i came up with the perfect thing to say to that girl i almost met 10 years ago, who was staring at me)

Sora Lyra
Community Member
1 year ago

I'll turn out to be in depression for several days or weeks.

Sugar Latte
Community Member
1 year ago

Lol that’s happens sometimes 😂😂

Von
Community Member
1 year ago

The mind/ego, if given the choice, will always live in the past, or the worst possible outcome of the future. That's natural. The key is to control the mind, vs it controlling you, and forcing it to remain PRESENT. Good luck.

Psycho Cat
Community Member
1 year ago

When I'm trying to fall asleep, I must fight my brain so it doesn't wander of in the direction of bad memories and ugly things happening in the world (to animals mostly), because if I go there, I cannot return to normal for a few hours, which means I don't get any sleep and the problem becomes worse and worse from night to night. That's why I try to fall asleep while watching cartoons.

HoffLensMetalHedLovesAnimalsUK
Community Member
1 year ago

Weed calms your brain down.

Josurf
Community Member
1 year ago

Watch more fun stuff : movies, stand ups, etc... Make it a duty to see humour in life. It works !

Andrew
Community Member
1 year ago

Feels

Anca Făget
Community Member
1 year ago

Same...and sometimes when I spiral too hard I have to repeat in my mind " where am I? Where am I" so I can "come back to earth"

Vanessa Meyer
Community Member
1 year ago

yep....

guy greej
Community Member
1 year ago

beeeer

Pseudo Puppy
Community Member
1 year ago

It's like I have to distract my "other brain" so I can focus on what I'm actually doing. ha!

Elisabeth Bergbom
Community Member
1 year ago

Anxiety. i got it.

Sam Mitchell
Community Member
1 year ago

You should read Notes from the Underground by Dostoevesky, if you haven't already. That'll really tip you over the edge. 'All thought is immoral, its very essence is destruction. If you think of anything you kill it. Nothing survives being thought of.' I always thought Dostoevsky said it but it turns out it was Oscar Wilde. That disappoints me somehow but I'm not sure why.

Laura Habermehl
Community Member
1 year ago

Just tell your mind "Shhhh", it's great advice from Chris Evans.

MammaG
Community Member
1 year ago

Just keep a journal.

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Dekumaru
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1 year ago

Oml sameee

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Unhuman_Weirdo
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1 year ago

Or.....your just a loner like me :)

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Withnail
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1 year ago

I work like this in the office. Part courtesy, part fomo.

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Synnika S
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1 year ago

I know right? It makes that staticy noise

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Tiny Dynamine
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1 year ago

Shit, do you live in America?

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Luis Milian
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1 year ago

this is like driving with loud music, but then turning the volume down to look for parking or for an address.

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Suzi Gauthier
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1 year ago

When I was 4 in Florida we had no A/C in our house. I had 6 spots on my pillow that I could move my head around on until I had to flip it & have 6 more.

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Suzi Gauthier
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1 year ago

Yes, I have whole arguments in my head with other people.

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Bluebell Rizzi
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1 year ago

I do have things to hide, and my reaction is the same... I mean... dude, that's my phone, it's sacred

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Evan Powell
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1 year ago

i do that same exact thing

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Bettina Jansen
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1 year ago

that's actually a good reflex to have

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kat lia
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1 year ago

They are waiting for you to say bless you.

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Kieth9
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1 year ago

Lol I’m just scared of the dark

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Kieth9
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1 year ago

Yep

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Hayden Blyseth
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1 year ago

Pulling a cricket

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Smoofy
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1 year ago

My sisters and I used to try holding our breath over bridges when were little. I think we thought it'd make us float if we fell in the water

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Foxxy
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1 year ago

Both my kids do this, they go through fazes where every so often they will sleep a couple of weeks on the floor.

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Paul K. Johnson
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1 year ago

That's pretty high stakes for just trying to hit the trash can with some garbage. Go big I guess.

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Bettina Jansen
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1 year ago

I used to do that, now I've learned to be more discreet (unless I'm in nature, then you can let go)

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Link
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1 year ago

Same. I always feel like when people talk to me they're just doing it to feel polite :(

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MammaG
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1 year ago

It's often recorded "canned" laughter. Also called a laugh track.

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