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I Crank the Stereo Way Up When I'm Driving

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    Drowns

    I turn it up as loud as possible, makes me actually feel more relaxed because it absolves me from having to the do the obligatory "pulling over".... I always get where I going ... Cause I never heard the sirens. (**zenzenzend**)
    Vivagalore Vivagalore 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 9, 2012

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    Opposite Effect

    I love cranking it up really loud when I'm alone in my car and rocking out like a madman. What's funny, is after a little while, it actually starts to put me to sleep. Blaring heavy metal music is stress reducing, apparently.
    orledyn orledyn 22-25 1 Response Nov 11, 2010

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    Especially When I Really Like The Song

    It's easy to tell just how much or how little I like a certain song can all be told in the volume of the radio at the time. the more I like a song the louder the radio gets.  
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F Nov 24, 2009

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    When I Am Alone

    I like to turn up the music and sing along when I am alone in the car.
    Mejoe Mejoe 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 6, 2011

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    Especially When...

    Like a G6 comes on by Far East Movement. Best driving song EVER
    JKLivinLily JKLivinLily 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2010

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    It's Part of My Alone Time

     It doesn't matter what I'm listening to, I have a lot of favorites and I'm just as likely to drive around with Pantera blasting out of the speakers as The Kinks or The Beatles. If I'm alone in the car the stereo will be cranked up high enough to rattle the doors and windows...
    Powderblue Powderblue 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 27, 2009

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    Rock Out

    This is my favorite way to listen to music, honestly.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 1, 2010

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    I Like It Loud Too

    I too love to drive with the music blasting. Its pretty much the only time I can listen to music that loud. I live in a house with 2 other other apartments so I really cant do it at home.
    NJguy750 NJguy750 26-30, M Oct 15, 2012

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    Cranking It Up!

    When I am in the car the radio is usually blaring, and I am singing along at the top of my lungs! Sometimes I think I embarrass my two kids with my singing, my air guitar, my drumming on the dashboard! But oh well...if they don't like it they can walk right? Lol I just love the...
    lonelymom2 lonelymom2 46-50, F Oct 14, 2012

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    Driving Seems To Be A Great Stress Reliever!

    Have you ever blown a speaker in your car from listening to your music too loud? Gotten dirty looks for the genre in which you are listening to? I have.. Just about every day I drive! I try to not be an ******* in my every day life, and I'd say I have succeeded with that goal...
    what2experience what2experience 18-21, M Oct 4, 2013

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    When I allow the liquor to do the thinking, stupid/bad things sometimes happen: Like when I was camping 3 years ago. I decided to go chop some wood, after I had around 11 beers...
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    Most people never miss something till it's gone. Today was just another day. My mind never shutting down, keeps me busy. As I was hanging up laundry (yes I do my own laundry, I'm...
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    When I get upset I shut down. I go silent and don't talk very much. I'll be in that type of mood where I just hate everyone except like, one or two people because the world is full...
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    Ya I'm listening to musics in my bed!! 😞
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    All the time. Someone asks "How are you?" and I immediately respond "Okay." or "Good." simply because it's what I'm used to saying even if I'm not having a good day.
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    He's getting married in less than 6 months, yet whenever he's drunk, he calls me and wants to do the dirty deed with me. How on earth is he supposed to start married life when he's...
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    I'm obsessing again. I need to let go.
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    "I'm okay, doesn't always mean I'm okay." -unknown
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    Where's the perfect place to hide? In the middle of a crowded room. I can be in a sea of people and yet I'll still feel lonely. Sometimes, even though I'm surrounded by friends- I...
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    I'm overweight and a reject in the gay community, the only guy that is interested in me is a "feeder" and wants me to gain 200 pounds so he can rub on my belly and I feel disgusted...
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    I get mad a such stupid things! Today I was reading a book about Greek mythology (I'm obsessed) and I was really mad at all the inaccuracies. If you're going to write a book about...
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    When I get married, I want to have 3 kids. One will be adopted, and the other two will be mine biologically. I want to have a boy and a girl. The girl will be named Anneliese and...
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    Tonight was the worst, having to fake smiles to everyone at this wedding, I hated it, I'm not ok and lately I've been crying a load at night, I can't take this much longer.
    Verix Verix 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    Recently I've been having a lot of anxiety and the fact that I moved to a place with two stranger roommates didn't really help. The idea of social interaction scares me and the one...
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    I always say I'm ok no matter what... I almost never am
    LizardKing420 LizardKing420 16-17, M Aug 5

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    "Stay With Me" Guess it's true, I'm not good at a one-night stand But I still need love 'cause I'm just a man These nights never seem to go to plan I don't want you to leave, will...
    SouthernBelle254 SouthernBelle254 31-35, F Aug 5

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    The biggest lie I've ever told was that I was fine. I actually tell people a lot, even when I was crying myself to sleep every night and starving myself I told people I was fine...
    SydA1234 SydA1234 13-15, F Aug 12

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    I want 2 maybe 3 :) But, when I get older. Around 25 years old. I'm 15 right now so I want to wait.
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    I mean people without depression don't know how it is to live with it I hate how my mother comes up to me and says "I know how you feel" and then I say to her "do you have...
    Meeppeep Meeppeep 16-17, M Jul 23

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    I do this all the time, and the reason for it is that I feel I don't want to ruin someone's day with my problems. That's a selfish thing to do in my book, I'll only tell people...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F Jul 31

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    I've got no real friends. They all abandoned me. I had no one else to turn to, so I turned to the music. Music saved my life. That band that saved me was My Chemical Romance. Now I...
    AutumnLeeWindstar AutumnLeeWindstar 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I shut down when I get stress. I block everything out. I don't realize it. My future boyfriend tells me that's what I do. He thinks it's annoying.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Aug 6

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    The first night i met this guy he was drunk & all over me but me knowing he had a girl friend i pushed him away. Just a few days after them breaking up me & him hungout again for...
    pinkk44 pinkk44 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So my boyfriend is out riding with a girl I really dislike. She's so fake and I am Jealous of her. She's so much better than me. She's riding a dirtbike and he's riding a four...
    saxophonegal22 saxophonegal22 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 25

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    I've been hurting recently, and the easiest way for me to cope with it is to isolate myself from everything.
    Guildguide Guildguide 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    It's so easy for you .. Say what you want when you're drunk, and not care for the consequences.
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F Jul 27

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    ...ehehe. It's awkward when it's with someone who doesn't understand it.
    KA4689 KA4689 22-25, M Aug 14

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    'Nuff said. So don't blame me if I ignore you back.
    Jelliii Jelliii 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    I think it would be great to defend my country
    battleships10 battleships10 13-15, M Jul 28

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    Would you....? Would I .......?
    Zoewithoutthei Zoewithoutthei 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    Black veil brides's songs always make me feel better ✨. Its like they know exactly what i feel , they cure me by their lyrics .
    Minju96 Minju96 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    Does i hurt to put a sewing needle through your cheeck?
    ClockworkTimesUp ClockworkTimesUp 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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