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I Hate Silence

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    I Cannot Stand Silence Or Being Alone.

    When i am alone i feel exactly the opposite. I feel like the world is just against me, like people are looking at everything i do everywhere i am. I cannot even shower without closing and locking the door when I'm alone at home. I feel watched, as if there is camera's there or...
    Sylvias08 Sylvias08 16-17 Dec 14, 2011

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    I'm at a friend's house,

    and the neighborhood has had a power outage for hours. I can't stand it! My friend is sleeping, (I don't know how-- probably because I sleep with a fan on) and I'm laying here staring at the ceiling. I've contemplated going outside but it's so cold!
    JustCammy JustCammy 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    Silence. Often when we think of it we associate

    it with things such as peace, tranquility, stillness. Yet it is often in moments of silence that we experience some of our most unsettling moments. Moments in which we are forced to face the thoughts and questions that are often buried under the noise of everyday life. Who am I...
    FullCircleO FullCircleO 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    Silence Is For Real.

    I hate silence because it seems like when everything is quiet it is showing who I really am. Like everyone who is around me can tell what emotions i'm feeling and it seems they know everything about me. The silence to me is evil. It represents the most hurtful and heart breaking...
    TastesLikeSummer TastesLikeSummer 13-15 Jan 24, 2009

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    Now I Always Have My Ipod On

    I used to be able to walk around my life enjoying the silences. Some of them were happy and full l, some were deep with emotion or wistful with mystery. I loved being one of few with ears uncovered, paying attention to what the world had to say. now, however, I am hurt and lonely...
    ccatcraft ccatcraft 18-21, F Nov 20, 2013

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    I can't stand it, at the moment it's deafening.

    I think too much when it's quiet and I get depressed. I feel like crying right now!
    saram1985 saram1985 26-30, F Sep 18

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    I Hate Silence...

    I hate silence because it reminds me  I'm alone, and loneliness frightens me. I'm not and never will be a solitary person. when I found myself in loneliness I feel sorry for myself, how can I be so lonely if the world is full of people. So many souls and mine...
    Secretpoem Secretpoem 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2007

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    Silence Is Hurtful

    I hate silence because it hurts my mind. I get all the thoughts in the world and every move anywhere , be it tik tok of clock or the sound that the fan makes, or even it its some one shaking his leg, annoys me to no end. It feels as if there is a terrible noise of silence. it...
    picologupta picologupta 26-30 1 Response Apr 19, 2010

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    Silence honestly annoys me to no end,

    it makes everything hard to focus on and it drives me insane. There are only a few times that silence is required for me to endure and that's mostly during on campus exams, even then I am fidgety and annoyed that there cant even be some kind of soft background music just to...
    hitthelightsnow hitthelightsnow 22-25, F May 8

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    Absence Of Life

    I hate it. First thing I do when I wake up is to turn on the TV and the radio. Likewise when I come back from work. Not because I care about what's on, but I need the noise. I can't do art without some background music and I can't concentrate when I do chores without something...
    guiltybyassociation guiltybyassociation 31-35, M 5 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    A Man Of Sound - i'm the opposite of my mother,

    while my mother prefers peace and quiet and has an aversion to loud noises or music, I have an aversion to silence but I like playing my music at moderately loud volume and don't mind noise in the slightest. I keep my volume down just to make sure I don't alienate my...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M May 1

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    What?
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 27 Responses Aug 22, 2010

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    Silence Is Uncomfortable

    I hate silence because it is school. School is an old cemented building that is forever hounded by darkness. School lives in the shadow of grey. Lessons are too quiet sometimes for me to bear. I have to make up excuse to leave, which is not easy. I am always in the sick bay...
    vamilla1 vamilla1 13-15 Jul 23, 2009

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    I tot i will be happy now tat i am alone , I tot everyday will be relaxing ,no more nagging ,no one to care bout me .But I was mistaken ,I hate loneliness is so scary.I am so tired...
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    It really kills the mood. Yeah, when your with me. Sometimes there will be silence. I'm ok with that. When I'm quiet, and I'm around someone or with a bunch of people, they always...
    feint30 feint30 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    My boyfriend of 7 months still lives with his parents. He’s 26 and I’m 23. His younger brother (21) and brother’s girlfriend (20) also live at the same house with his parents...
    ebtausch ebtausch 22-25, F Nov 24

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    My boyfriend of 7 months still lives with his parents. He’s 26 and I’m 23. His younger brother (21) and brother’s girlfriend (20) also live at the same house with his parents...
    ebtausch ebtausch 22-25, F Nov 24

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    i have flem. My nose keeps getting clogged. I have to wake up early tomorrow. when I breathe heavily I make this weird high pitch sound. I HATE IT SO MUCH.
    mjcig mjcig 13-15, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Dont understand why he is trying so hard to bring me down , dont understand why someone would go out o f there way to treat the person that they are suppose to love terrible I wish...
    pink26 pink26 41-45, F 5 hrs ago

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    I have lived in Australia for over 12 years and I know somethings are good here but I overall hate this place. I live in Sydney. My country is not very good either but I do not...
    kkkkt kkkkt 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    My birthday is just a few days away... and I really don't feel like celebrating birthdays since a past few years. I hate the unnecessary attention I'm given, I know people don't...
    Akshyu Akshyu 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Just to state i'm not looking for advice (would be appreciated) I just want Express myself without him knowing. I dont know if i hate my dad but i know i do right now . Before he...
    minislurpee minislurpee 16-17, M Dec 7

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    I try to produce alternatives to silence or violence. I find this very difficult however. It is seems I am getting much of this now - either silence or violence. It seems I have no...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Nov 29

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    She says she does all the work. She says she cleans the whole house while I only sit ,eat and sleep. I kept silence, I don't wanna explain or talk back because I know I'd hurt her...
    goldenPAW goldenPAW 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    I'd rather have a goodbye than this excruciating silence
    EmmelineAnne EmmelineAnne 16-17, F Dec 10

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    Understandingofothersandselfism It is nine in the morning on a clear, brisk, fall day; you get your newspaper and morning coffee. You count your blessings because your perfect...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    About two years ago my best guy friend started dating someone around where I lived even though he was residing some six and half hours away. I'd never tell anyone this but I was...
    Canadianwithirish Canadianwithirish 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    When did silence become a synonym for seriousness? I have a lot of fun being silent.
    shoshin shoshin 22-25, M Nov 22

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    We have a lot of silence here. It's very loud. Unfortunately, it's also speaking a foreign tongue so I don't often know what it's saying.
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Nov 25

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    Not only can silence be louder, but it can also say much more.
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    Right now, I only have the hum of my computer 5 feet away. The fans whirl and the lights flicker. The freak of my futon as I look around sneaks in, gently. I love this silence...
    Okami890 Okami890 22-25, M Dec 9

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    Silence is a girls loudest cry!!! http://youtu.be/JGCsyshUU-A
    Divine82 Divine82 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    My days stuck in silence, I have not a word I want to share, let me be....Mr Silent Bob and and I are having a feastivous.
    orchids2blu orchids2blu 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    Silence doesn't always mean yes...Sometimes it means being tired of trying to explain the obvious time and again...to those who wont understand...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    You know what hurts ? When someone who is suppose to be my partner in life doesn't support me in any way what so ever . When I say something , weather that be a complaint , or good...
    Sjenka Sjenka 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Last Year, The Beginning Of Sixth Grade, I was in my room sitting on a chair and my brother was behind me. We were just playing and pulling the chair up and down without making it...
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F Nov 29

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    I hate being poor... I hate it when I have to save my money for my next week allowance... I hate it when we don't have any television or dvd...I hate it when we have no money to...
    kiendy123 kiendy123 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I hate how I'm not like every one I hate how I'm fat I hate how I'm not smart I hate how I don't know what to do I hate how I cut and treat people I hate how I'm not wanted...
    Alonzoisgay Alonzoisgay 13-15, M 3 Responses Dec 3

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    I hate my heart for being stubborn. I hate my mind for keeping our memories alive. I hate my eyes when they see your face. I hate my ears when they hear your name I hate my voice...
    susieibeth susieibeth 18-21, F Dec 10

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    I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate you!!!! I hate you!!!!! I hate you!!!!
    walkinwonder walkinwonder 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    I hate it when people say: He's a nice person when u get to know him...... Haha just say he's a dickhead but but I'll get used to it I hate when people say They hate someone and...
    Arielle1justsmile Arielle1justsmile 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    I hate myself. I hate being so stupid, and not being good at anything. I hate my face, my nose, my cheeks, my lips, and my eyes. I hate my personality, and my laugh. I hate the way...
    Missprincessgabby Missprincessgabby 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 24

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    I hate him. I'm in pain. I hate being rejected. I hate being told I'm not good enough. I hate being taken advantage of. I hate him. I hate feeling this way, like my head is about...
    classicslove classicslove 26-30, F 11 Responses Dec 2

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    I hate myself I hate my looks I hate my life I hate my body i hate my hair I hate my height I hate my voice I hate my thoughts
    prettybrowneyes1993 prettybrowneyes1993 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    What a perpetuation of an obsolete higher powering deity, I say to myself most of the time. It's not so much that I hate god, it's that this entity's power or relationship to...
    LDll LDll 18-21, F Nov 24

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    Sometimes I hate everything . This means that I hate my life and everyone else and sometimes even myself. And ironically I hate hating. So then I repeat over and over to myself...
    MentalTravelor MentalTravelor 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 1

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