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I Listen to Music When I'm Upset

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    T I - No matter what 2pac - Changes Both help

    when I need encouragement Black Eyed Peas/ Papa Roach - Anxiety Manafest - Human Helps when I just emotionally down Manafest - Bring the Ruckus Fort Minor - Remember the name Motivates me
    DX2000 DX2000 22-25, M Jul 10

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    Music is like my escape from all the bullshit

    in life. It helps you realize someone out there does understand you and has hope. Music is like my therapy. It's there when no one else is. 💜
    Kailenalovesyou Kailenalovesyou 13-15, F Jun 19

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    Kodaline,Ben Howard, secondhand serenade,

    framing hanley.. Etc etc Musics always a good release for me, especially when I'm sad, which is every ******* day tbh. But in them 3-4 minutes I could feel every other emotion and think of every memory either good or bad but in them 3-4 minutes I'm just that little bit okay...
    teebagg teebagg 16-17, F Jul 13

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    ♫ I'm starting to believe it should be

    illegal to deceive a woman's heart
    LeelMx LeelMx 26-30, F Jul 9

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    Lunaaaa Lunaaaa 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    Nishanae Nishanae 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2013

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    amybaby1 amybaby1 16-17, F Jun 19

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    Have you ever had a day

    where you are just completely exhausted? Not just from work or school but physically and mentally exhausted? Everything is just a big fat mess. You fail a test, you got your heart broken, you fought with your parents, your friends stop talking to you, etc. When I have issues...
    annedailey annedailey 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    dancergirlchicago dancergirlchicago 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    It honestly makes me feel

    so much better and it makes me so sad.
    hannahgurl hannahgurl 13-15, F 1 Response May 21

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    Akurou Akurou 31-35, F Mar 24

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    Music is my life, Music truly cares,

    Music comes with me, Music everywhere. -Elizabeth :)
    ElizabethRivers33 ElizabethRivers33 13-15, F Jul 20

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    This song draws me to

    such a dark place... So save your breath, I will not care. I think I made it very clear. You couldn't hate enough to love. Is that supposed to be enough? I only wish you weren't my friend. Then I could hurt you in the end. I never claimed to be a saint... Ooh, my own was...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F Jan 9

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    "Say Something" Say something,

    I'm giving up on you I'll be the one, if you want me to Anywhere I would've followed you Say something, I'm giving up on you And I am feeling so small It was over my head I know nothing at all And I will stumble and fall I'm still learning to love Just starting to crawl Say...
    SouthernBelle254 SouthernBelle254 31-35, F 2 Responses May 13

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    Understanding

    This probably sounds crazy but, music... Well there is always a song that defines how I feel more than actual words can. When I'm sad, happy , overwhelmed, ect... I listen to music. It's like the music takes me to a different place were everything just... Disappears. It's just me...
    nyctophilia902 nyctophilia902 13-15, F Nov 3, 2013

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    Nope, I Find It's Too Much

    So, for today's "EP suggested" experience story about listening to music when I'm upset, have to say that I don't actually do this at all.In fact if I'm really upset it's about the last thing I would do.  I find it makes it much worse.Listening to someone sing about a broken...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 9 Responses Oct 26, 2011

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    When I'm having a bad day,

    I just plug in my headphones and drown it all out.
    Yooper117 Yooper117 18-21, M Jun 22

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    amyslatts amyslatts 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 12

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    It either makes me feel better,

    or helps me vent. Music is my safe place. :)
    coffeeflavoredkisses coffeeflavoredkisses 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 9

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    John Legend - All of Me Very soothing song.

    I like the Tiesto remix but right now I just wanted something less upbeat.
    Shiznitone Shiznitone 18-21, M Jun 9

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    Thepainlover Thepainlover 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Miley Cyrus - FU"FU"(feat.

    French Montana)[Intro] Oh, you broke my heart I told you I was weak for love But then you went around And did what you wanted to do And now I'm crying, crying[Verse 1] Ooh, it seemed like everything was going fine I found the love that I thought was gonna last Then I...
    MadameMM MadameMM 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    When I need to cheer up.

    ...this song Arcade Fire-Wake Up
    UnderworldNymph UnderworldNymph 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    It Helps Me

    When ever im feeling sad or lonely or depressed i listen music to try to forget my pain sometimes it helps sometimes i doesnt,and sometimes it makes it worse,but when it does help u cant Stop but lose urself in the moment ,music flooding through my ears feeling like im floating...
    AussieListener AussieListener 18-21, M 10 Responses Sep 7, 2013

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    gummball gummball 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    GravityFall GravityFall 18-21, F 1 Response May 19

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    Listen To Music

    I listen to music all the time, especially when i can't sleep. I just turn on my Mp3 player and lay on my bed and let the music lure me to sleep. My Mp3 player always running out of battery. :( Hate it when this happened.
    TinaFeyforever TinaFeyforever 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2013

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    Headphones= Sanity

    listening to music gets my mind off whatever is bothering me allows, me to pour whatever I'm feeling into my day dreams or just calm me down. Music has kept me from doing crazy things or going completely postal; without music i would be lost. whether i need a good cry...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 17 Responses Feb 7, 2008

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    When I'm sad I blast my favorite playlist (My

    Chemical romance, All Time Low, Panic! At the Disco, 30 Seconds to Mars, Taking Back Sunday). I don't know what I'd do without it
    LaurenHarris LaurenHarris 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 8

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    When things go wrong

    and I feel like I have no one, I go to music it helps me feel better and helps me relax. It makes me feel that even for that short amount of time all my problems can just disappear and I can pretend that everything in the world is fine. It helps me escape from reality and eases...
    Ahaizzy Ahaizzy 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    And it helps, because you can find songs

    that relate to your own emotions and situations in life.
    Burnbri Burnbri 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    When I feel bad or upset I listen to music

    hoping it will turn my day around. Music is like my life .
    lorrta4 lorrta4 13-15, F Apr 5

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    Simply Put

    "How To Be Dead" Beautiful little song with some very poignant lyrics By Snow Patrol
    Oso41412 Oso41412 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2013

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    Music has changed me

    so much!! If I didn't have music in my life I think my life would just be a big mess.. I've always loved this saying: Drop the razors Dry your eyes Don't say "goodbye" And learn to fly, we'll guide you
    drummerboyJames drummerboyJames 18-21, M Jun 20

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    Anyone else having a bad day?

    Music is my only friend right now
    XmonX3 XmonX3 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 29

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    Shewept Shewept 22-25, F May 26

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    Leave Out All The Rest...

    I dreamed I was missing You were so scared But no one would listen 'Cause no one else cared After my dreaming I woke with this fear What am I leaving When I'm done here? So if you're asking me I want you to know [Chorus] When my time comes Forget the wrong that I've done Help...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 1, 2013

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    Whenever my parents are fighting with me

    or each other or anyone I just simply put my headphones in and ignore them. They adventually go away and stop fighting. Music also helps me stay incontrol when I feel down and out. It helps me realize stuff. I just love music.
    Kenzie5567 Kenzie5567 13-15, F Feb 8

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    The Music I Listen to Is Weird When I'm Upset

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    Spyware Spyware 16-18, M Sep 27, 2007

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    Nihilism Is the beginning of your

    transformation to a Zombie !
    Violetta15 Violetta15 13-15, F Jul 20

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    Relief Of The Pressure

    When I get very angry, sad or anxious....I find that the right music can manage to calm me down and bring me back to center.  I seem to suffer from a mental clog when I get affected enough by a situation.  If I sit and listen to music (that is if I can find a chance to...
    evolving2010 evolving2010 36-40, M 59 Responses Nov 3, 2010

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    lookingwindow lookingwindow 41-45, F Dec 21, 2012

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    Mannz Mannz 18-21, F 1 Response May 29

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    Curiosity becomes a heavy load,

    too heavy to hold, it'll force you to be cold.
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F Jul 5

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    do you ever just have one of those days

    that you need a good song to keep your mind wondering, and thinking..and just listen to the sound , the beat ,.. the words . music is everthing. its medicine to the soul.it helps me forget and remember my past and my future, my heartbreaks. music keeps me going...
    cia88 cia88 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 6, 2013

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    I usually put on some All Time Low

    or Amnesia by 5SOS.... If I get upset music usually is the best thing to turn to...
    whitmorepiper whitmorepiper 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    He Is We - Everything You Do I miss him.

    More than anything. I'm like an empty shell without him around. I can't keep doing this. It hurts too bad.
    BrokenPhoenixx BrokenPhoenixx 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Shiznitone Shiznitone 18-21, M Jun 21

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    And Then I Cry...

    I used to love, love, love music...all different types!! Nowadays, since the beginning of the aftermath, I'm more afraid of music than anything!! I hear songs & am flooded with emotions!! Memories come rushing over me & I can feel a lump swelling in my throat!! I'm so tired of...
    wallpainter13 wallpainter13 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2013

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    Ifilayhere Ifilayhere 70+, F 1 Response May 19

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    Depressed and somewhat lonely.

    When you break yours and someone else's heart it hurts. To clear my mind I sit and listen to the songs of how I feel; Bruno Mars: it will Rain Skillet: Believe Vanessa Carlton: A Thousand Miles Secondhand Serenade: Like a Knife Evanescence: My Immortal Evanescence: Everybody's...
    ajl04 ajl04 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 27, 2013

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    "Dark Side" Oh oh oh,

    there's a place that I know It's not pretty there and few have ever gone If I show it to you now Will it make you run away? Or will you stay Even if it hurts Even if I try to push you out Will you return? And remind me who I really am Please remind me who I really am Everybody...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 16-17, F 1 Response May 23

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    kaiovinicius kaiovinicius 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    A Theme Song For My Soul.

    Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. ~Maya Angelou Music takes me where words can not. Music does not judge me or patronize me. Music empowers and defines, words wind around moments and memories. Each time...
    SilentBluemoon SilentBluemoon 36-40, F