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What is Your Guilty Little Secret?

Fess Up! What are you hiding? Do you watch 'Survivor'? Do you even watch reruns of the ORIGINAL 'Survivor'? Still have your Barbie dolls-and still change their outfits once in a while? Collect stamps? Think David Cassidy of The Partridge Family is still the babe of the century? Tell everyone that you 'never really watch television', but you're really clocking in some impressive miles with the remote control every week? Hate Celtic music (gasp!) Have a crush on someone? Don't recycle your plastics? This is your chance to come clean and tell all.

(In the interest of fair disclosure: Fritz has the DNA of a sugar ant. He has to have his bowl of ice cream with a chocolate chip cookie chaser every night and he only eats a vegetable about three times a year-and then only if it can be dipped in melted butter. Wren liked Duran Duran before it was cool to like Duran Duran. Of course, it has NEVER been cool to like Duran Duran, so this is a really brave confession on her part. There goes another carefully crafted reputation down the sacred well....)

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Well, I Have Several Little Secrets, But None Of Them Are Particularly... May 9th. at 5:24:05 pm EDT

Nelli (Carmel Valley, California US) Age: 24 - Email

Well, I have several little secrets, but none of them are particularly dirty - just maybe a little odd...
I love science fiction/fantasy, and can frequently be found in Borders, wasting away 6 to 8 hours at a time devouring some silly SF/F novel.
I also love scifi shows, particularly x-files and star trek (all versions, but particularly Voyager - which makes me something of an oddity even among trekkies!).
I get terrible road rage, and am certain that people who cut me off, drive too slow, or otherwise disturb my driving routine are doing it specifically to piss me off.(A favorite bumper sticker of mine reads: anyone who drives slower than me is an idiot, and anyone who drives faster than me is a manic! :) )
I have colossal body image issues, and am easily sucked in to the newest trend - i even once tried herbal breast enhancement pills (they didn't work).
I don't believe in deities or an immortal soul/spirit/self.
I like animals much, much better than people.
There are others, too, but they'll have to wait for another day... thanks for sharing, everyone - maybe we'll all feel a little less isolated once we browse some of these postings!
Blessed be,

P.S.... I, too, like Duran Duran :), and I also loathe veggies ;)

Something That The People Who Know Me Will Never Believe ... I Love... May 9th. at 4:54:50 pm EDT

ShadowCreature (Western, Massachusetts US) Age: 28

Something that the people who know me will never believe ... I love children and want to become a teacher. I am an outspoken advocate of the baby muzzle and my best friend has already told me that though I may Wiccan her children, I will never be allowed to babysit. Wouldn't she be surprised :)
I love women, but am too frightened to be in a relationship. I tried it once and it scared the hell out of me. My sister is a lesbian and the thought of another one in the family would drive my father over the edge.
I'm in love with a figment of someone else's imagination.
I'm afraid of beetles ... all kinds of beetles, not just the big ugly ones.
And Steel Magnolias makes me cry

My Dirty Little Secret.......... Well, I Have A Playgirl In My Magazine... May 9th. at 4:04:22 pm EDT

Danielle (New York City, New York US) Age: 25

MY Dirty little secret..........
Well, I have a Playgirl in my magazine stack, though I hardly ever look at it.
I eat too much fattening, greasy foods.
I appear to be "nice" and "innocent" but deep down, I feel this urge to get a tattoo and ride away on a motorcycle....
I swear too much.
I have cut people off when driving(Even though I don't mean to and feel bad when they honk at me.)
I talk to my animals and kiss all of them...
I LOVE Ioan Gruffud (The hottie from "Horatio Hornblower" on A&E)
I am additited to chocolate.
I HATE doing housework.
I LOVE romance novels, especially the "Harem" genre, which is facinating to me.
I LOVE the computer game "The Sims" and have all of the attachements, including House Party.
I want to get married to a rich man who loves me. (hey, let's face it; I was NOT born to be Middle-Class
Hmmmm.......I think that's it!

1. I Am A Qvc Addict. Don't Ask Me Why. 2. I... May 9th. at 3:25:53 pm EDT

NotThisTime (ByTheLake) Age: 30

1. I am a QVC addict. Don't ask me why.
2. I come from a family that is 2/3 democrats and 1/3 republicans... My first memory of poltics was hearing my dad yell at my mom because she was NOT voting for Nixon and he said her vote would negate his and he might as well not vote at all. Yelling and politics have gone hand in hand for me ever since. Go figure. I am an ardent democrat (I truly do not believe a Pagan can be a republican - a pagan republican is like a fish with feathers, it just doesn't work or make sense). I only pretend to understand the lunacy and obviously defective genetic materials that permeate the republicans in my family.
3. I love expensive imported cars, really nice clothes (including ritual clothes), great wine, exclusive luxury vactions, room service and chanel perfume.
4. I cannot stand the smell of 99% of the incense out there.
5. I always wanted to be a cheerleader.
6. I love to drive really fast.
7. My favorite alcoholic beverage is Myers dark rum and Diet Dr. Pepper (tall glass, lots of ice).
8. I love getting a suntan even though I know it is bad for me.
9. I can eat an entire box of girl scout cookies by myself with very little guilt.
10. I use caller ID to screen my calls (even people I know).
11. I do not suffer fools well - and it shows.
12. I read the Witches Voice from work.
13. I love being a Witch!
Blessed be y'all!!

I Was Having An Affair With A Married Man, I Yet Talk... May 9th. at 1:57:47 pm EDT

suchitra.j (pune) Age: 42

i was having an affair with a married man, i yet talk to him often but don't meet him any more

Well......... I'm Deathly Afraid Of Spiders. (that's Actually Not Such A Secret... May 9th. at 11:57:43 am EDT

Rhiannon (Seattle, Washington US) Age: 34


I'm deathly afraid of spiders. (that's actually not such a secret and I'm getting better, sort of)
I talk to myself....all the time. I even playact, pretending to be someone else..ehem.....
I had a huge crush on Brad Pitt (okay, everyone knew and like I'm the only one!) Now I really like Heath Ledger.....hehe (I still love you too, Brad)and used to buy tons of magazines just for that. I finally stopped.
(okay, mostly)
Sometimes I'm still afraid of the dark even though I love it.
I love water, but BIG water sometimes makes me nervous to swim in. My first time in the ocean, I kept thinking some ooky thing was going to come up from the depths to get me. Eventually I got over it and had a grand time. (okay I didn't go too, too far from the shore.)
Other things......I can't tell you here, it's a family site....=P

Well Wren, The Only Thing I Can Say Is That You Are... May 9th. at 11:37:33 am EDT

Rev. Maya Ravensong (Council Bluffs, Iowa US) Age: 29 - Email

Well Wren, the only thing I can say is that you are not alone. I to am an old "Duranie". It is MY personal belief that it has and ALWAYS will be cool to like Duran Duran..John was my favorite. My girldfriend and I even staged a marriage ceremony so that she could marry Nick and I could marry John. Of course we were 13 at the time but we thought it was great! I have not spoken to her for a very very long time now, I wonder if she remembers..

My Little Secret Is That I *must* Read The National Enquirer Every... May 9th. at 7:57:03 am EDT

John (New Naumkeag) Age: 33 - Email

My little secret is that I *must* read the National Enquirer every week. Oh, and I secretly yearn to have my very own "Blue Dot." I will keep it next to my other favorite "tool" of divination, the "Magic Eight Ball." But, I don't read the Weekly World News (unless it has a bat boy story); one must maintain one's standard's ... ;-)

Ummm... I Like Rush Limbaugh (all The Time), Dr. Laura (some Of... May 9th. at 3:33:27 am EDT

Lily (Kennewick, Washington US) Age: 0 - Email

I like Rush Limbaugh (all the time), Dr. Laura (some of the time), I voted for Bush (and I'd do it again, so nyaahhh), and I voted for Dole. I'm a die-hard Republican, and proud of it!
I hide my alter when Christian friends and family come over, especially my adored Papa, the Baptist deacon!
I have a phobia about water; I swim like a fish, but i won't go near enough to show you!
I have a spiteful streak a mile wide.
I cannot live without coffee and cigarrettes. or, rather, YOU could not live if I don't get them!
I have four children, and I want more. So there.

Hey! *i* Like Duran Duran! Hmm... What Else? There's Actually One N'sync... May 9th. at 3:02:55 am EDT

Randall Stracener (Leesville, Louisiana US) Age: 19 - Email

Hey! *I* like Duran Duran!

Hmm... what else? There's actually one N'Sync song I like, somewhat. (Even though I stand by my statement that they are destroying all that is good and pure in music, not that there's much left to begin with) Aaaand...

I know i've got some other dirty little secret.

Oh yea. I still listen to Tone Loc, too.
And that's all I can think of offhand.

Here Are A Few Dirty Little Secrets, The Ones I'm Willing To... May 9th. at 2:34:19 am EDT

Katherine (Austin, Texas US) Age: 36 - Email

Here are a few dirty little secrets, the ones I'm willing to admit to,
I'm a catalog junkie, (I can read them like miny novels) and probably would be a shopaholic if I could afford it.
I'm a regular Art Bell listener, much to my husband's chagrin.
I'm afraid to cast my first circle, although I know nothing "bad" will happen to me.
I don't belive in God or Satan but the power of both scare the hell (pun intended) out of me. When the Exorcist came out I was nine and I couldn't sleep in my bedroom for six months!!!
I do belive in ghosts, aliens, and chupacabra (I've seen one!)
I still suck my thumb (only my husband knew that one) -and no Grandma, I didn't get buck teeth as you threatened so many times!!!
I'm a terrible housekeeper, I rarely allow guests in my house -this one I'm working on.
I slept with my husband on our first date. (He proposed the next day)
So these I'll share with you and they don't seem quite so 'dirty' now, thanks for the confession time.
Oh, one more; Katherine's not my real name, so much for truth in healing!
-Bright blessings ya'll

I Have A Couple Of Guilty Secrets. I Will Go Ahead And... May 9th. at 2:14:41 am EDT

Merlin's Student (Shelby, North Carolina US) Age: 24 - Email

I have a couple of guilty secrets. I will go ahead and say it...I'm weird and I love it! :)

1. I like to collect dolls. I have always loved having dolls around and believing that they have a kind of spirit in them.

2. Ever since a recent break up, I have to sleep with a stufft rabbit in my arms so I can sleep. It conforts me and gives me peace.

3. I have smoked a few cig.s in the past few monthes. I don't smoke and find this being a guilty secret.

4. For me I am always a loving person and always give people the benifit of the doubt. However, latly because of a situation I have found that I hate someone with all my being. I find this a guilty secret because I have never hated someone as much as I hate this person. And, also because the person still thinks that I think of her as a friend. When in fact I do not and can not stand to be around her.

5. I'm a huge Star Trek Fan.

6. I love comic books especially XMEN and Batman.

7. I still watch cartoons by my choice. (I have no kids.)

8. I don't plan to ever have kids.

9. I am obsessive, anxiety (or parnoid), and nosey.

Okay as you can see I'm not normal and I'm not going to post everything that I think is a guilty secret. People think I'm normal and sweet girl...they have no idea. :)

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