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I Hate Silence

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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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    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!
    saraslife saraslife 26-30, F Sep 18, 2014

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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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 8, 2014

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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 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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    It used to be my friend

    since I am very much a thinker but lately I hate it. Silence makes me cry and make me remember how stupid I am.
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M May 13

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

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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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    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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    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'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!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 9, 2014

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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 a hater at times lol ... With my brother and sister mostly but they ask for it ....my sister will buy something she knows I'll love it , I'll say where's that from ?? She's all...
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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...
    WripTyde WripTyde 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    talking talking i do it all day at work the silence is rewarding
    lifeNaction lifeNaction 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Wow I don't even know where to start….but in a nutshell, my father has been emotionally manipulative and abusive for his entire life. I did not really feel the wrath of his evil...
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    AgatorW AgatorW 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I find myself needing silence more and more... But sometimes, listening to Frank Sinatra's My Way and Young At Heart can be just as soothing
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    I hate myself for not listening to my head. I hate myself for not breaking it off when I knew I HAD to. I hate myself for not letting it go. I hate myself for not crying when I...
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    I hate prescription drugs, and I hate psychiatrists. There! I said it! Let's start with the first part of the hell that is trying to get yourself medicated. First of all, you...
    CigaretteEater CigaretteEater 18-21 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I am scared of any kind of active emotionality in every human-being including myself. Why every word has to have a particular emotion? Where it came from? Either it's a sparkling...
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