18 Struggles Only Over-Thinkers Will Understand

Yep. I must agree with the majority of these struggles.

Thought Catalog

1. Your need to find meaning in everything usually culminates into crafting conspiracy theories about what the period placement in a text means.

2. You end up making every situation in your life about 100x more difficult than it has to be.

3. You cannot let anything go, because you’re convinced that if you just run over the details a few more times, you’ll finally uncover some new understanding of the situation or it will somehow change the outcome.

4. You’ve probably never been sure about a thing in your life. You’ve approached everything from choosing a school and a partner to your outfit in the morning and brand of bread at the grocery store with equal levels of angst.

5. You could get a Master’s degree in interpreting what the song lyrics people post really mean.

6. Though your critical thinking skills are pretty on point, the toughest reality you’ve had…

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5 thoughts on “18 Struggles Only Over-Thinkers Will Understand

  1. Hey Helyn,
    Thanks for sharing! I have a few of these tendencies- but not all of them, I find that I tend to over-think things in relation to work most often. Do you have any suggestions for over-thinkers as to how not to stress so much?

    • Sam,
      You’re welcome! I’m not sure how exactly to not stress about lots of these because I can relate. Maybe try writing. I’ve always found that that’s helped a lot of my stresses in my life. I don’t know if that will help for some of these but for other stresses, it might.
      That’s really the best solution I can offer right now!

  2. Helyn,
    I am not sure about anyone else, but I am only able to view the first five of the “18 Struggles Only Over-Thinkers Will Understand.”

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