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I Am An Emo

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    Me Emo? Yeah

    yeah im emo but i dont think that any one else knows. they just kinda assume and they think that they are making fun of me or watever. but they dont even realize what they are saying because emo means emotional or emotionally hardcore. and most people(at least where i live) think...
    imXhereXbutXyouXdontXseeXme imXhereXbutXyouXdontXseeXme 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 20, 2007

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    Getting Clean

    I honestly started cutting only like three months ago but i really want to stop. I thought it would be easier since i havent done it that long but i was wrong. Today, two days after "quitting", I began to get closer to my wrist than I ever had. How do i stop?
    imental imental 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2013

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    Im Emo - But No One Knows It!

      Yeah i'm EMO!! ut the strange thing is absolutly no one knows that i am!! even though is how all the signs - the music, the makeup, the clothes, ect but i feel if i tell anyone they'll take it the wrong way and not apreciate me as the person i was before! I LOVE BEING...
    AzzyBabes94 AzzyBabes94 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    My Struggles Through Life (ember)

    well ...here ya go ....i have been emo since i was about 13 around the time my dad started getting worse in his ignorance about my life for example i got jumped by a couple of guys at my school when i was 14 and my dad diden't notice my black eye for about two days so i just...
    Nikimartin1 Nikimartin1 16-17, F Jan 27, 2011

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    Yep.. Emo..

    Yes i am emo and i love it, it lets me show my true self i dont have to hide behind a fake smile im willing to show everyone how i feel. Yes i get made fun of it alot!!.. But i dont care its me and thats what i want to be. What i hate the most is how ppl constantly think EVERY...
    razr1 razr1 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    Im An Emo And Im Proud Of It!

    When i started to become an emo, people would usually give me stupid presents like knifes and razores and all other types of crap, and you what i would do? I WOULD KICK THEIR *****! ehehe no im just messin around XP. I would start to laugh at them and throw those things in the...
    canadianmota canadianmota 18-21, M Jun 23, 2012

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    Live Life By Your Own Rules

    Love isnt something you earn alone throughout your life. Love some one and they´ll love you back even if they dont express it. to earn a heart of someone dear you have to let yours go, or else nothing is gained... nor given.. once you earn that persons heart...
    canadianmota canadianmota 18-21, M Jun 26, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I don't think that there is any better feeling than being completely emotionally honest... without holding anything back. I don't mean to just "go wild" and do and say whatever...
    astro00 astro00 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 6

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    I have no idea what's wrong with me, it's only been the last three days maybe four, but I feel emotionless. That's not the best way to describe it. I feel like I'm dreaming and...
    Lateralus07 Lateralus07 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 29

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    I guess I can't quite say that I'm a survivor of emotional abuse since I am still in the relationship. By the time I knew what emotional abuse was or that it even existed I already...
    LOMD LOMD 31-35, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I know from personal experience exactly the what emotional pain can do to a person .. if you are anything like me you hide all your emotions because you are just not strong enough...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 14

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    I grew up with a lot of abuse in general, and there are so many consequences that I had to work through in order to come out above the ‘programming’ of the mind, which often...
    phoenix66 phoenix66 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 24

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    I am learning t to accept low level emotions. I have difficulty with emotions. I feel them, I always have, I just don't like to feel them. I have battled with them before and I am...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Nov 7

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    I am emotionally selfish and so is the world. I have realized that nobody is really selfless. This realization made me even more emotionally distant because I despise this truth...
    SelfUnaware SelfUnaware 18-21 Nov 8

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    I am emotionally barren. I have no fvcks to give. Nothing. Just a big void of nothingness. Emptiness. I do not want to talk about my feelings. There is nothing there. I do not feel...
    UsernamePending UsernamePending 70+, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    An emotional connection is more important than a physical connection sometimes. It's amazing to have both...but you don't always get that. I had a huge emotional connection with...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    You Always Attend to Your Emotions You find it almost impossible to express your emotions. You keep your feelings bottled up inside. You balance heart and head when conducting...
    AtheistsForJesus AtheistsForJesus 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 26

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    I've had people call me bipolar, but after taking a psychology class I now know that's not true. I can go through an emotional rollercoaster in a day and I've decided that I'm...
    lavendershade lavendershade 31-35, F Oct 27

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    The demons, oh those dear devilish little demons. they can't help it they need pain to survive. They need me to suffer so they can thrive. Those clever little creatures. They knew...
    LittleBirds0827 LittleBirds0827 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    Emoji’s are blossomed on smart phones, and everyone started using them more than “smileys”.Advantage is, “smiley’s” need sequence of letters...
    fikrisharif fikrisharif 41-45, M Nov 7

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    Balancing logic and emotion has always been one of my strengths. When I look at any situation I always look at it from every possible angle. I am known for giving unbiased advice...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    My mom and dad were on drugs when I was younger. Hell, she thinks that she still was being pregnant with me. He was abusive, she was a compulsive liar and still is. He left...
    calinashrebel calinashrebel 13-15, F Oct 26

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    I need to know if other people also get like this or whether I really am just weird. I've read all the other experiences on here and they're all about mistrust in relationships...
    missradders07 missradders07 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    I'm not emo but I am the biggest fan of emos you could ever imagine. they are the most awesome group of the most awesome generation ever to walk the earth. smart, creative...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 30

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    Without a doubt, every time I drink alcohol, I get so emotional. I can't help it. I'll be fine for most of the night, and then boom. I start to get all soppy. And when I say...
    lc543 lc543 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 1

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    Even if i fight with depressions i try to be emotional. Emotionless chats here are the worst and make me hate people a bit.
    ESMatricX ESMatricX 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    I'm currently in a relationship that I only recently realized was emotionally abusive. I spent my childhood watching my mother get physically slapped around and told she was...
    emoteemo emoteemo 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 8

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    This is one of the times I can't ******* control my emotions. Only rationality is fighting with my body to going into my mom's room, beating the **** out of her while he squirms...
    PokewithasideofTurkey PokewithasideofTurkey 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    Some days I dread facing another day, as if life is suppose to feel this way or hurt this way. I have wasted five years of my young life supporting and giving myself to a wolf in...
    blessedgradgirl blessedgradgirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    I love it. If being "emo" means listening to raw, in edited vocals and deep lyrics that rip your heart out every time you hear them then dammit, I like being emo.
    InsanityIsTheButterflysDrug InsanityIsTheButterflysDrug 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 12

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    When I tell my friend that I feel emotionless, he often asks if I'm depressed. No? No I'm not. I just...don't feel anything. I'm not "numb" Maybe I'm just tired.
    PsychedelicSmile PsychedelicSmile 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    With iPhone and iPad, some emoticons come through as a strange combination of letters, numbers and symbols. If I copy and text those combos to my son, who has an android, he gets...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 5 days ago

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    This is perhaps unusual for most people, but I often have quite unemotional periods in my life, and it is hard to get out of it, it is like my brain becomes dry and I need some...
    rendwolfmoon rendwolfmoon 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hi, I'm new to EP but feel I need to talk about the mentally and emotionally abusive relationship I was in for 7 years. I thought he was the love of my life. But pretty well from...
    Pridestar73 Pridestar73 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    Crying is for the weak... Or so I have always believed it to be. I tend to let my anger (the only emotion I can convey properly) to get the best of me, I don't show happiness when...
    LeoNyxus LeoNyxus 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I know I tend to get very emotionless & careless about others around me ... it really bothers everyone I can tell, but I can't help it ... I don't really like feelings you know...
    happygribi happygribi 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    when I was little my dad beat me and yelled not to cry...Or else I would get more... Perhaps that's how this all started then throughout my teen years I've had a few mentally...
    boxgirl1987 boxgirl1987 26-30, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Still getting emotionally abused and I feel like I am allowing it by not dropping her. Is the next step that I not care what she says to me. About 17 minutes ago she pulled a "you...
    Am3917 Am3917 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 25

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    My mind is constantly at war.Is it because I am a Gemini or are all women like this?Women are certainly more emotional.When my husband tries to explain what I feel logically ,it...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 6 Responses Oct 25

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    Please read-I've been trying to figure out whether my father is emotionally abusive or not. So for the past several years I have been noticing very problematic things my father...
    njhbabe njhbabe 13-15 2 Responses Oct 26

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    More like, crunkcore? Idk... It's stupid and weird but catchy.. More than 90% of people hate the genre of music, but me on the other hand seem to be weird enough to like it. No. I...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 26

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    Physical pain you can heal from with some ointment but emotional pain never goes away
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 27

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    I have been divorced for 10 years now. My daughters are 22 and 19 and are still living at home with me. They are continuing to pursue their educations. They only work part time and...
    CandaceBLove CandaceBLove 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I didn't think at the time it was abusive. Thinking back.. it was., he would punch my legs out of anger. he would throw me on the ground, he would put his cigerette out on me. but...
    tiannadianee tiannadianee 18-21, F Oct 28

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    Love...like...infatuation...I wish I have none but logic. It would be a lot easier to be that way, goal oriented and all. Life would be blissful...I don't want to feel anything...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    Just been tired of my emotions lately
    Izy96 Izy96 18-21, F Oct 29

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