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I Block Out Whats Going On Around Me When It Hurts

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    If I'm upset I do nothing but sit and think nonstop. If someone talks to me regardless of who or what it is I kind block it out. I know they are talking to me but I don't really know what they are saying. I get so fixated on what it is that is upsetting that nothing else matters...
    shellzz shellzz 18-21, F Mar 23, 2013

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    Well right now I'm actually blocking out friends and I don't know why I'm doing it. I just ignore their messages and say I'm busy. I know I shouldn't but I can't help it but at the...
    darlingitsgrunge darlingitsgrunge 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    blocking the world out just isn't working anymore....parents are getting drunk again :'(
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    only listen to music and hang out in my room.tolerance for human speech has lowered, mind becoming antisocial, often questioning the point of socializing.
    cudi123 cudi123 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    Tired after a intense week I try to block all the people in public transport.
    PeterDr PeterDr 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 21

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    when ever I got both headphones I'm not wanting to deal with anything or anyone and I probably can't even hear you
    sk8terchick540 sk8terchick540 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 7

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    I love doing this, especially when I'm reading. It's like it's just me, my music and the book where it just takes me to another world! It's a magical experience and just awesome...
    daniebravo daniebravo 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    Whenever I feel bad or whatever mood I'm in I always put my headphones on and listen to music. It's my escape from reality, I totally love music !
    sweetiecake98 sweetiecake98 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    One of the best feelings....pretending like you hear the crap someone else is spouting....someone you can't stand . Nodding your head with half a smile, like you understand...
    Sjenka Sjenka 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am a loner by heart, and it really pains me to not have working headphones...first, I gotta socialize with people, and have to hear their intrests, next I have to hear the same...
    cudi123 cudi123 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I lost my headphones and I can't seem to find then any where. I'm kinda freaking out about it. lol
    EFairy EFairy 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    Okay so I live with my dad and step mom. I left my moms house when I was 15 now I'm close to turning 18. My family has not ever really been the nicest to me. I've tended to lean...
    lovedownunder lovedownunder 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I like to lay down on my bed and just pretend that I'm not in a world of cruel nasty people and just image that I'm in a world that I pick to live in u can have as many flaws as u...
    cutesicle cutesicle 13-15, F 6 Responses Nov 27

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    putting. on my sexy girls songs. you know I'm rocking it .. **** stress... I'm queen. I got this
    BootyHadMeLikeDamn BootyHadMeLikeDamn 13-15, F Dec 6

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    Indeed. One earbud in: I'm prepared to be asked questions or talked to. Both earbuds in: I don't want to talk and I won't be able to hear you.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    ..as I was browsing the newsfeed in my Facebook, a friend of mine posted a video of this group/band- Home Free. I am not a pro nor really particular about any type of music that i...
    thesadcat thesadcat 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    its so easy to do! I just put on my headphones, and it's like everyone's gone.solitude in the air, coffee in my hand, with a breathtaking view, this is nirvana. and yet...their...
    cudi123 cudi123 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    get lost in a song...............
    paulawala paulawala 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    listening to a song, then realising you didn't listen to every word so you replay it to take in every word ~ story of my life
    kittykittyoxc kittykittyoxc 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    music is my escape from all the bullshit in life
    flerian flerian 18-21, F Dec 8

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    Took those headphones off at the front door and I forgot how did I get home.
    dearalexe dearalexe 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    I don't leave my dorm room without headphones. if I do, I go back for them.
    TwentyTwoReasons TwentyTwoReasons 18-21, M Dec 12

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    I found my headphones! yay! and I just bought a new Ipod for my music. it has a bunch of storage. I'm kinda excited about it. lol
    EFairy EFairy 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    One time I lost my lovely headphones And it almost gave me a heart attack.......But luckily I found them.....
    AjaxJaxson AjaxJaxson 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    If you talk to me and I make no effort to take my headphones off, please understand that means: I really, REALLY do not want to talk to you right now. Please try again later.
    dearalexe dearalexe 22-25, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Do you see me listening to replying to you calling my name and asking me things or telling me things? No? That means I am concentrating, busy, not in the mood, moody, and or...
    10Scorpio96 10Scorpio96 18-21 4 days ago

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    If I can't find my headphones, I WILL be late to work/school. I can't walk through campus unplugged. There are just too many people and things.
    misskittydanger misskittydanger 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Tomorrow, I'm getting professional grade headphones, not because I'm a DJ, but because I'm that antisocial.
    misskittydanger misskittydanger 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I will put everything on hold if I can't find my headphones and God forbid they stop working.
    Holmesdown Holmesdown 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    THEY BROKE!!! NOOOO!! NOT MY BABIES!!!!!
    gramafey gramafey 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I got my beats! Computer volume is at 15/50 and I cannot hear anyone~
    misskittydanger misskittydanger 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I have done this so much that is automatic with me. I get very uncomfortable with people that have been in my life a long time, unless I can keep them at a distance, some how.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    I give one chance and one chance only
    amaui1 amaui1 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    If you want to treat me wrong and hurt me or leave, okay, that's fine i'll even hold the door open for you✌️
    BeautifulCatastr0phe BeautifulCatastr0phe 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Yes, I do that. I don't want to remember those people and don't want to be remembered by them as well. This doesn't include my family. I'm just talking about fiends I make.
    Tawheed1994 Tawheed1994 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    if someone doesn't give me importance why on GOD'S EARTH would i give him or her importance except family
    waris1 waris1 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I enjoy going commando whenever I possibly can during the warm days of late spring and early autumn. The feeling of doing so is so natural yet so naughty at the same time. Usually...
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    I enjoy going commando whenever I possibly can during the warm days of late spring and early autumn. The feeling of doing so is so natural yet so naughty at the same time. Usually...
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    I enjoy going commando whenever I possibly can during the warm days of late spring and early autumn. The feeling of doing so is so natural yet so naughty at the same time. Usually...
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    I enjoy going commando whenever I possibly can during the warm days of late spring and early autumn. The feeling of doing so is so natural yet so naughty at the same time. Usually...
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    my ex and I dated for 4 months. I broke up with him because I couldn't stand the abuse, the controlling manipulative angry person he was. he treated me like **** everyday he was so...
    thinlinee thinlinee 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    There's a cold virus going around and it sounds like my mother has it. She makes everything ten times worse than it is, so went to A&E. They couldn't find anything wrong as it...
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    Like a lot of adolescents, I spent most of those uncomfortable years of change agonising over my own orientation, trying to work out from others around me (without making it too...
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    I've been in denial for a very long time. The other day I finally came out to my best friend. We were playing gta, drinking and joking around when out of nowhere she asked me if I...
    DrAlgernopKrieger DrAlgernopKrieger 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    Any ways I can shower naked outside or even just be naked outdoors in general around my mom brother and sister.
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