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I Hate Silence

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 52 People

    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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    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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    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 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, 2014

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    Silence is a hungry, empty place.

    It draws it's power from non-existence. It is made of the grief over the loss of a loved one and the stillness between the beats of a heart. Silence, The Silence, is as implacable as the empty void that waits patiently for the stars to burn out and grow cold. It is...
    Saylowman Saylowman 46-50, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Some people think insults are the worst. No they aren't silence is the worst. It just leaves you hanging and wondering if it was something you said or did. Do they hate you? Why...
    DemonicPenguin DemonicPenguin 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 11

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    So, A few years back, I didn't really care about music at all. In fourth grade we wrote a yearbook and when it came to writing favorite bands, I left the field blank because i...
    JurassicTimes JurassicTimes 18-21 1 Response Jan 12

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    I haven't written on here for about 2 years! my last I hate my mum post was at 21. I'm 23 next month and things aren't looking any better. I feel trapped. Basically she's not...
    Roxylee Roxylee 22-25, F Jan 20

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    I wouldn't call her "sister." She's more like my parents other daughter. It's amazing that two people so completely different can be born to the same family. As a kid, she had the...
    ELeathers ELeathers 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    Hi I'm 22 and I been abuse by both of my parents for 11 years since I was ten year old they would punch me Kick me in the stomach Punch and slap me in the face Call the police on...
    winxcat93 winxcat93 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Ever thought of what other people's silences mean? Ever thought that their silence might affect your being - Sooner or later? When you're walking down the street and you walk past...
    mandala033 mandala033 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I do hate being lied to, I hate fake promises and fake words of affection, I think it's always better to be upfront and tell the truth no matter how much it hurts at the end I...
    Marlenyfl83 Marlenyfl83 26-30, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    At the beginning of this year my daughter met a young man on Facebook. At first she was travelling to a nearby town and staying with him, but he suddenly became homeless and so I...
    Alisveris Alisveris 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Words have killed more than silence. Words have killed hop and truth and meaning. And dreams. The silent dreamer dreams unspoken dreams. They are alive. The spoken dream...
    WytW0lf WytW0lf 22-25, M 5 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I'm in boarding school and I hate it. I'm always miserable here because nothing works, there are more cons than pros, the people here make me feel stupid despite my aspergers and I...
    FoxFan64 FoxFan64 13-15, M Jan 12

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    I don't think freedom speech means you can say anything. Words can themselves can be like sharp knives that penetrate people's heart and may even do irreversible harm on their life...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M Jan 13

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    My MIL suffers from Guillain-Barre, an immune disease where the immune system attacks the nervous system, symptoms including immense pain, muscle weakness and inflammation. She...
    frostyflower frostyflower 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    it just bugs me sometimes when you clearly see your buddys online and you say "hi" or "hay whats up" and there is just silence :(
    Lunicguy Lunicguy 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Dear Creepy Uber Driver, You know what's worse than a 20 min cab drive in dead silence? One where you, a creep old douche, keeps telling me, a single alone female, how I look...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I wish everyone would just shut up and enjoy the silence. everyday all I hear is blah blah blah.
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I love the feeling of a nice warm silence that really close people can share. It almost glows and permeates through the air.
    Roxas3421 Roxas3421 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I never ask how you are if i don't care. I hate the fact that humanity has made the words "How are you" mean so little. When i ask someone hey how are you i always have to say...
    Sproetjies3 Sproetjies3 22-25, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    The truth always comes out.... And being lied to hurts like hell. Why lie? Own it - be honest or be nothing to me at all. The pain I feel could have so easily been avoided with...
    Mamaox Mamaox 31-35, F 11 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I hate it when I get sent out of the classroom for proving the teacher wrong.
    AlphaGrey AlphaGrey 22-25, M 21 hrs ago

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    It just adds more minutes to an already packed, stressed out day. I hate being late to work why did I bother getting out of bed only to be delayed? Sigh traffic :(
    tangledweb94 tangledweb94 18-21, M 15 hrs ago

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    My brother is 15 and usually doesn't talk to me. Every time I pick him up from school he never talks, and when I say how are you he just says don't talk to me. I don't know what I...
    Broken0923 Broken0923 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I hate it when the phone rings and it is from a random sales person. They dial from number to number trying to sell their stuff. Once they find a valid number, they will phone you...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 14 hrs ago

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    When they would arrive at school in a grouchy mood and take it out on the students. Look, it's not my fault you didn't get sex last night or had a fight with someone in your life...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 13 hrs ago

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    I ******* hate Facebook, it's all so samey and most of the people on there that I have don't even seem like themselves; very,very few people have any real want for a good...
    BeccaLouise40 BeccaLouise40 18-21, F 6 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I'm dyyyying !!!! I hate being a girl :'(
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 6 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I really do. I also love when someone says they've been through my stories and love what I've written and that they want to get to know me more. Such an oblivious lie. If they had...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I hate when someone lies about me or my friends and everyone believes the Lisa..
    labelking87 labelking87 26-30, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    So my bff told me that people tend to dislike maybe even hate me. They gossip about me being arrogant. But I'm not even near arrogant. Everyone who knows me knows that I am shy...
    justinleila justinleila 18-21, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Ugh I'm getting sick again! I hate being sick :/
    xjustagirl xjustagirl 22-25, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I ******* hate women beaters !
    Candyjones Candyjones 22-25, F 16 Responses 9 hrs ago

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