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I Have Asmr

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    And it is truly amazing :) Would love to

    connect with others who experience this as I do not personally know anyone who does and when I try to explain it to people they get this kind of "wow you're a weirdo" look on their face....maybe that's just the face people have when they talk to me though...I'm not sure
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I love getting tinglesss :) it sucks

    that a lot of people don't know what ASMR and when they find out they either think it's weird or they can't even experience it!
    Yasmin8 Yasmin8 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Common Story Among ASMR

    I'm sure that my story is very similar to many others who have ASMR. My whole life I have gotten a tingly brain feeling at random times. I would never know what set it off and I felt that people would think that I was crazy if I told them. Then about one year ago, I had ASMR go...
    sunluvin66 sunluvin66 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2013

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    Youtube Fav's

    If you are in this group pretty sure you have your fav as well, youtube is a great place for it so is soothtube. Here are some of my fav's in no particular order. Whispersweetie Equineqt Queen of serene Check them out and enjoy works for me everytime
    MH361 MH361 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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    I have always had these feelings

    since I can remember but never even thought of seeing if it was a real thing. I never wanted to ask my friends if it happened to them because I didn't want to be weird. Now I know I am not :)
    deadhead90 deadhead90 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2013

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    Does anyone else have no control

    when the feeling happens?
    lexiesempathy lexiesempathy 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    Asmr Is Awesome

    I've had ASMR since I can even remember. I used to have a nanny and (I know this might seem weird) but when she would sweep the floor or clean windows, I would just get so fascinated with what I felt. I guess that because she was so gentle in the way she talked and the way she...
    RoseLolita RoseLolita 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 13, 2013

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    I want to know your top 5 favourite ASMRtists

    from YouTube! Here are mine: Lauren Ostrowski Fenton ASMR Heather Feather Danny Docile ASMRrequests Asmrer
    ThatOneGirlWithTheBlueEyes ThatOneGirlWithTheBlueEyes 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I'm pretty sure this is ASMR

    that I get. It's really intense for me, though. I watch this one particular YouTuber, and when I get into it, my lower back will arch uncontrollably. I'll usually end up laughing whilst it occurs. It's a weird sensation. Sometimes, after a while at my lower back, the sensation...
    UnknownMysteryOne UnknownMysteryOne 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I believe I do. . . I got this weird numbing,

    buzzing calming feeling I get sometimes. I was near my computer when it happened and decided maybe its a symptom of something I should be aware about and have had for years. So I googles "What is this weird numbing,buzzing feeling you get from something repetitive?". I found...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I didn't know this existed - I thought everyone

    felt what I did with certain stimuli. Is it true not everyone has ASMR?
    CInquisitive CInquisitive 31-35 Nov 30, 2013

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    What a glorious day it was

    when I finally had a name for my addiction for certain noises. The further I dive into the subject, the more I can control that tingling sensation and can even induce it when only thinking about relaxing noises and scenarios. :) Anyway, it's sometimes hard to explain to non-ASMR...
    Sorfarina Sorfarina 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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    What are everyone's favorite asmrtists I really

    enjoy gentle whispering, heather feather, starlight whisper, asmr requests, and whispersinbloom
    shadechild shadechild 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    My tingles are currently gone

    and I hate it. Lol I'm trying to get them back, but it's been difficult </3
    Yasmin8 Yasmin8 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response

    I've always been very sensitive but I did not know that there was a name for this sensation. My triggers are slow, accented, or unique speech patterns, experiencing a high empathetic or sympathetic reaction to an event, and enjoying a piece of art or music. The ASMR videos I...
    Azara Azara 31-35, F May 9, 2012

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    ASMR Explains So Much

    Until a week ago, I had no clue that this sensation I got from certain sounds, certain actions, and other events wasn't experienced by everyone. I didn't understand why whispering in my fiance's ear didn't make him melt, didn't make him react in any way at all the way that I...
    kup0p kup0p 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 16, 2013

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    Wow You Mean We Don't All Have This?!

    Well apparently not everyone gets that amazing feeling when they hear a softly spoken voice..for me it makes the hairs stand up on my skin and an intense tingly feeling run all up my spine and over the top of my head. It is a totally ecstatic state and im so happy to find out...
    kuronekko kuronekko 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 7, 2013

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    I Discovered ASMR - Massages For Brain

    Since I discovered ASMR videos, I often need to look and listen to them to have a total, complete relax. Normally I fall asleep with them. I really think that mordern life is too chaotic.
    armacalle armacalle 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    I've Had It From A Young Age

    I've been a part of the ASMR community for about 3 years now. Does that make me a veteran? I'm not sure how much older than it is than that, but it feels like I've been around for a while. The earliest time I remember my ASMR is when I was 3 and at daycare. When the kids would...
    iceandfire44 iceandfire44 18-21 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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    It's one year today. Thanks to the ASMR

    experience, I could meet you. A very intense time... I love you.
    armacalle armacalle 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 12

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    I have asmr and have just made my first video.

    Quality is a bit less than what I would like but I am getting a new camera soon. Feel free to watch and show some support to my channel! Love you tinglers!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PSCBqLIjsc
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    I have a delayed sleep phase

    which means that without medication, I typically fall asleep between two and four a.m. I can sleep a full eight or nine hours but falling asleep at a regular time like ten or eleven p.m. is problematic if not impossible. Which makes getting up in the morning at a regular time...
    softgreenhourglass softgreenhourglass 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    Throughout my life, I have experienced intense

    tingling sensations when hearing soft, high-pitched sounds. When I was a child, I used feel really tingly in piano lessons and I loved it when a teacher sat next to me and helped me. I didn't realise that there was a name for this or that anyone else had it until last year when...
    tesseract49 tesseract49 18-21, T Feb 11

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    ASMR In Dangerous Places!

    One of my earliest memories of ASMR were back in elementary school gym class when we had to climb this really long rope, probably about twenty feet high. When I would climb it the sound of the rope between my hands and its gritty texture made me dizzy and sent tingles down my...
    GabynotGabby GabynotGabby 16-17, F Aug 7, 2013

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    Asmr The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

    The good: The first time I remember getting this feeling was when a little boy was playing with my hair in Pre-K. Now, I'm 30 and I still get it. I especially enjoy lilliewhispers and queenofserene on youtube. Its nice to not have to wait months and months to have something...
    overagain overagain 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 24, 2012

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    A Youtube Link

    I love this chic she totally rocks the whispering, her voice is beautiful. I don't know how other people with ASMR will react to it, but it really works for me. Some of the role-plays about getting massages and whatnot are....interesting, but for me it's more about sounds then...
    toujoursmortel toujoursmortel 13-15, F Sep 29, 2013

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    I just recently discovered ASMR.

    But I learned it is like a state of bliss and relaxation from certain triggers like rain, the soap of soap, soft voices, the wind, crafts, gentle how to's, you name it. I came across a video for sleep; never have I experienced such bliss. I'd always get tingles but not of fear...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 6

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    I used to love to hear Bob Ross speak

    as he painted. Before I knew what asmr was, I would listen to him so I can get tingles and fall asleep. šŸ˜„
    MacabreCannibal MacabreCannibal 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I Like To Watch People 'Fiddle'.

    This feeling started before I can even remember, but my earliest memory came from watching other people play tv games. I LOVE the sounds the buttons make, and also looking at the buttons they are pressing without knowing what's going on in the game sets of my tingles. There used...
    LoveUnity LoveUnity 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2013

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    So Is Asmr Beneficial?

    I am pretty sure i have asmr because i always seem to get that tingly sensation from certain sounds but i honestly love it. Is there any other like long term benefits from asmr that anyone knows of or anything like that besides feeling awesome?
    Orangejuice222 Orangejuice222 18-21, M Nov 19, 2013

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    Asmr Friends?

    I'm just looking for someone who loves asmr and would like to trade back tickles and hair brushing for the same. I live in the Cincinnati area
    katiedidittwice katiedidittwice 26-30 1 Response Oct 8, 2013

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    Brain Gasum...

    I have always felt this sensation as many people that experince it,it has many diffrent triggers, mine for example is whispering,lipsmaking, and soft well spoken people man or woman, at times even some one with and accent, it's weird because i did not know what the hell it was...
    MH361 MH361 31-35, M Apr 28, 2012

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    I discovered what was this tingling sensation

    when going on youtube and watching facial massages, or facial treatments videos. Sometimes make up videos as well. I was watching a video with Victoria Sprigg when the word "ASMR" appeared in the comment section. I wondered what it was about and searched the Internet. I was 16 y...
    AyanasSight AyanasSight 18-21, F 4 Responses May 21

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    So Weird

    I don't even remember how I came across ASMR videos on youtube. I usually end up in the weird part of youtube all the time lmao. Well anyways I came across this video with this woman whispering into the camera and pretending that she was "brushing" your hair. And at first I...
    BellaMalone BellaMalone 13-15 1 Response Jan 18, 2013

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    Me Too!!

    I heard a story about ASMR on NPR over the summer and started looking up videos. I didn't know that only some people had this, and I had no idea that there was an online community based on brain tingles. My main triggers are nails tapping, fizzy things like poprocks, and getting...
    StrangeDarkSecrets StrangeDarkSecrets 16-17 Dec 1, 2013

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    After seeing this abbreviation,

    I got curious. Naturally I looked it up. Holy hell am I shocked. I had no idea this was a sensation only some people felt! It's like the feeling when people blow on your neck to try to give you the chills, right? But it feels good! I get it when I see lemons, or even think of...
    mcshort6443 mcshort6443 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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    Just Found Out Today

    I've had ASMR my whole life, but I had no idea that it had a name or that anyone else had it too. I remember it from as early as preschool, when I always wanted to play doctor or hairstylist with my friends, but I always wanted to be the "patient" or "client" and never the...
    GBC3992 GBC3992 18-21 2 Responses Oct 29, 2012

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    How I Discovered Asmr

    When I was younger I used to get this relaxed feeling from the sound of people whispering. It was this tingling feeling in my head and neck. I also got the feeling from watching snooker games because it would go all quiet and it was really effective. I had no idea what it was but...
    0Lucy0 0Lucy0 18-21 2 Responses Apr 12, 2012

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    when I found this experience on here (EP)

    and clicked it, as soon as the page loaded I got the sensation right away, it felt like relief and it felt good because I hadn't experienced it in a long time.
    MaxSinner MaxSinner 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    Hi, does anyone here make ASMR videos/audio?

    I would love to give it a try and want to get in contact with someone with some experience, maybe get some ideas or tips.
    LauraLy3 LauraLy3 16-17, F 3 Responses May 11

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    I love watching male asmr whispering voices on

    youtube, thats one of the only things that trigger my asmr !!
    Hannah136 Hannah136 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    Just Found Out What This Is Called

    It's incredible to know that other people have this sensation, I wasn't sure if everyone had it and just had no idea how to express what they were feeling or there was something wrong with me haha. I remember one of the first times i experienced this was when i was young and one...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 18, 2011

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    I Think I Lost Mine

    Hello everyone, I happen, or at least used to be one of those who could trigger ASMR with merely my own will. I have been able to since I was very little, but never had a clue that this was abnormal until I met my girlfriend approximately 4 years ago. It has been triggered by...
    khaosklub khaosklub 22-25 3 Responses Sep 10, 2012

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    My first experience of ASMR

    that I can remember was when I was in primary school and somebody in my class was helping me with my maths work and him writing in my book and talking softly to me gave me huge tingles. I didn't know what was wrong with me, but a few years ago I came across ASMR on youtube and I...
    Aenoria Aenoria 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    AMSR And Photic Sneeze Reflex ?

    Iā€™m still not quite convinced that AMSR is a real condition, but since I became aware of discussions surrounding it, it has made me think of several experiences I have had which are pretty close to what is being described. The first time I read about it was a Reddit posting...
    MartinHaegenheim MartinHaegenheim 36-40 1 Response Jul 31, 2013

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    Not Such A Weirdo

    I first remember a little boy in a doctors office pretending to give me a shot. And I remember in gym class when I was four a little girl playing with my pigtails. From then on out I would gather moments like these in my memory, and meditate on them when I wanted to relax. I...
    ursula1978 ursula1978 36-40, F Jun 12, 2013

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