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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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    Usually it's just blocking out my mom tho
    Lollipop948 Lollipop948 13-15, M 4 Responses Jan 7

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    I always use studio can headphones because I walk everywhere I go and I need to block out the sound of very loud traffic. I like being able to listen to my music without having to...
    TheNarratorGrim TheNarratorGrim 18-21, M Jan 16

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    Good pair of headphones are really cool when you don't have your private space/room. you put them on and then put a well-mastered music album, and you become in another world where...
    wasseem wasseem 26-30, M Jan 1

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    I knew sooner or later in our life a day would come where I would realise whats real and what's not.. a day where I will know what my limitations are.. a day where I will know I...
    sunnsood sunnsood 31-35, M Jan 8

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    When I have my headphones on and I am listening to music, I go in my own little world. I don't care about anything around me. It's just me, my mind, and music. It's truly an...
    MoMolicious93 MoMolicious93 18-21, F 22 hrs ago

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    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge 16-17, F Jan 24

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    when I put on headphones I am deaf to the World and feel like im n a music video lls usually I just put them on whenever someone is urking me or when I dont feel like being...
    QueenofIceandRoses QueenofIceandRoses 18-21, F Jan 10

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    most of the time, music is an escape for me. music has been there for me, when no one else was and I kinda just wanna disappear into music land or whatever
    bexx4lyFe bexx4lyFe 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    my boyfriend gets mad when I have my head phones in
    sugarplum44 sugarplum44 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 12

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    I do often use headphones at work when I need to have a silent time. I'm listening to online radio or top play list from steaming services f ex Wimp/Spotify
    atleos atleos 46-50, M Jan 14

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    Music is my life ha .... My Instagram bio is headphone on world out .... And that's what I do ! When I'm alone or in a crowded place music always calms me :)
    Emilykunkel22 Emilykunkel22 13-15, F Jan 14

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    Sometimes when I don't want to talk to people, I just put on my headphones (even though they're not connected to anything, and there's no music playing) and pretend I can't hear...
    weirduo weirduo 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    i have my headphones in everyone even when the music isnt playing and act like i cant hear when someone is talking, even though i do.
    alipearlh97 alipearlh97 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M Jan 19

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    I hate when teachers take my headphones/phone away.
    jellybean1999 jellybean1999 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    Most of the time, nothing is playing anyway. But I figure, I've programmed myself to zone out to others thoughts, art, passion with these things. I can use them to tune into my...
    coppertoned coppertoned 26-30, F Jan 5

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    Sometimes the outside world is too hard to take on headstrong...
    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    james5239 james5239 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    My New Years countdown? Queue up my favorite song to end at exactly midnight, then play it again
    sturmgewher44 sturmgewher44 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    Yes like everyone else, I get lost in my own world and forget everything else. Just put on my earphones like nothing matters. Not caring about my problems, studies, fears...
    nonymousee nonymousee 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Two weeks with no headphones has made my life so miserable. I'm so happy now that I have a new aux cord for my headphones. I can go back to being deaf to everything besides music...
    Sapphic33 Sapphic33 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 4

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    Beats help a lot especially the studio.
    NirvanaReyes NirvanaReyes 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    the only way I can relax and forget about everything
    jenniebaez1992 jenniebaez1992 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    the only way I can relax and forget about everything
    jenniebaez1992 jenniebaez1992 22-25, F Jan 18

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    I put my headphones on at work, all day everyday, hoping that people will stop coming up to my desk to talk to me. Can you just leave me be? Please.
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    This is the only thing keeping me sane.
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    Dead? That sounds nice...........
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    I just want to lock myself in my room like a child. listen to music. Forget about all my problems and get lost in my music..
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