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I Need Music to Survive

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    Medication For The Mind

    Life is sh*tty. I'll say it. Unless you've somehow been blessed with riches, love and luck, there are going to be times in life when you just really want to walk away from it all. More often than not, that's my story. I just want to up and leave my life. Walk out the door and...
    TheRelapseDevil TheRelapseDevil 18-21, F Feb 9, 2013

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    I remember when I didn't have my headphones

    because I lost them. I don't like when others can hear my music so I didn't listen to any for a month. It was my good and I remember being so happy when I bought new headphones. Moral of the story I love and need music!
    Indiegirl3 Indiegirl3 16-17, F Jan 8

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    Music Is My Soul!!!

    Look into my eyes The pure essence of my being Is evident with each blink As I smile at you and say Hello. Glare at my face Each expression Is painted by the lyrics With which song At that moment I have the privilege Of performing. A cappella No background No audience No...
    singingjaaz24 singingjaaz24 26-30, F Jul 21, 2013

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    Music Is My Sanctuary

    I can't live without it. It soothes me like nothing else can. It's helped me through the toughest times of my life. I'm not much of a talker, so I really let music do the talking for me.
    summerslost summerslost 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2008

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    Music Is Like Medicine

    without music people would have no inspiration and self discovery. We would have trouble relating to other things. It also gives off a wholeness in the heart and soul. lifts up your head. can possibly mend a bent heart and actually makes people want to make music.
    mewchocolate1 mewchocolate1 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2010

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    And I Love My Mexican Music..

    Seriously, I am so bean! And damn proud   I urge you to listen heehee It's a song
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 3, 2010

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    Divorced And Wandering What To Do Now

    married for twenty year wrked over seas and one I was told I was getting divorce and she found some one else Not sure what to do now.
    merlemoe60 merlemoe60 46-50, M May 28, 2012

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    Everywhere

    I listen to music pretty much everywhere. I always have my ipod on me. Music helps me function- I have anxiety disorder, and as long as I'm listening to music, I can get through situations that would otherwise cripple me.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 13, 2010

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    Music Is My Vice

    I love music! I'm a nut when a song I like comes up on pandora or the radio in the car. I love to play music, listen to music, write music, hell! Everything I do involves music lol without tuneage, the world would be so very bland
    positively3negative positively3negative 16-17, F 1 Response May 28, 2012

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    I am barely hanging on.

    The music just takes me away to a better place.
    hoorayfordying hoorayfordying 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 13

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    Id go nuts without it.

    I listen to everything from country to blues. Music is good for the soul. It expresses who you are. It describes how you feel when you cant find the words for yourself to speak from your own heart.
    baldnproud baldnproud 26-30, M Apr 27

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    Music Is Like Air To Me

    People need so many things to keep them going- a loving spouse, a six figure salary, frequent shopping spree etc. I need only one thing. Music. Any kind of music works for me. As long as it has a definite melody. I can listen to anything ranging from devotional to modern pop...
    madoctopus madoctopus 18-21, F Oct 7, 2012

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    Music Is My Life

    Music is always there for me, no matter what. It's one of my best friends and it always knows what to say. I've felt so alone lately and I've been really leaning on music to lift my spirits. Music motivates me and makes me feel like anything is possible. Music is my escape and...
    gummybear101 gummybear101 18-21 Dec 8, 2011

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    Survive? I Can't Live Without Music!

    I'm always listening to music. Whether it's on the way to school, or on a road trip, or even when I'm studying, my headphones are plugged into my ears, blasting away music.  When my parents are home, that's when music helps me the most. As soon as they come into my room, I turn...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 27, 2011

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    Help

    i need music but im to depressed to listen to it. so everything is just sitting around making me feel worst. usall music help my depression but not anymore it making it worst.
    Kid5252 Kid5252 16-17, F Jul 26, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I am trying to help introduce my boyfriend to some new music. He likes classic rock. He really loves Journey. However he also likes Aerosmith, The Beatles, Bon Jovi, and others...
    virginiamarie94 virginiamarie94 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Music make me feel happy, sad, mad, lonely, and all kinds of emotions, I need music in my life
    Chasemanning Chasemanning 13-15, M Jul 13

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    I need music to decompress. I always have my Sirius xm on in my car. These days I can't stop listening to foster the people "Best Friend" and Cage the Elephant. Music takes your...
    theyrereal theyrereal 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I am a bit sad, and I need music to help me lift my spirits, any idea?
    CaptainPasta CaptainPasta 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I need new music to work out to.... Any suggestions?
    VasilisaDra VasilisaDra 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I don't know how I'd survive with out music. I mostly enjoy rock, metal, punk, classical, folk music, and dubstep. I like to listen to new things.
    Mar94 Mar94 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Now that you're out of my life I'm so much better You thought that I'd be weak without you But I'm stronger You thought that I'd be broke without you But I'm richer You thought...
    RjMommy245 RjMommy245 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    this is the second entry in my journal of pain, the second week was better than the first, my stomach is better, my feelings are calmer, still got six weeks to go but august will...
    LoneDovahKiin LoneDovahKiin 22-25, M Jul 12

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    Music Is a lot more than a catchy tune playing in my ears. It's an escape, a release. If I need to be picked up, music will offer me its hand. If I need to calm down, music will...
    thelongwalks thelongwalks 16-17, F Jul 1

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    I'm constantly listening to music but ever since he broke my heart it's like every song reminds me of him and i just avoid soo many songs I'm running out of music to listen to :/
    baybabes71 baybabes71 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I've realize that when ever I feel the slightest depression I now subconsciously put on music or start playing my guitar. I guess when I had gone through life with depression and...
    numbandIstillfeelit numbandIstillfeelit 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    Music is pretty much my life. Without it, I wouldn't have a way to truly express my feelings. Lyrics to Ed Sheeran's music explains on the pain I've felt. The song "Happy" shows...
    justinbartolome justinbartolome 13-15, M 7 hrs ago

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    I don't understand. I just don't understand. I am in love and it's a really very good feeling. Yes I am just 17 years old and am in love with a 41 year old man. He is my first love...
    jerry44 jerry44 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    A message for a dear friend of mine (I won't mention the name): The box-squared room covered in depression, the dripping liquid coating the tiled-floor, or perhaps the glass blade...
    auraboreale auraboreale 18-21, F Jul 14

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    Why is everyone obsessed with not being happy with their weight? I'm very fat but am not at all dissatisfied with how I look. I like the way I look. I'm cute. I do need to lose...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    Ever since I was little I loved performing. At five I preformed original poetry. At six I wrote and acted in a one girl play. (Thanks Dad for building the set). So I guess it's no...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F Jun 30

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    I'm really liking Cake's cover of I Will Survive today. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=596qaxm-u4o&sns=em
    jlfinch jlfinch 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Kid Rock.......Born Free.......Fast, On A Rough Road Riding. High, Through The Mountains Climbing, Twisting, Turning Further From My Home. Young, Like A New Moon Rising. Fierce...
    jon2403 jon2403 56-60, M Jul 14

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    Music is my life.... from the hip hop I love, I work out to it, it makes me just go when I need to bounce, or house clean or what ever I need that music to do for me, it is my...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Frozen creek by circa survive <3
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Listening to mayday parade, I love their music and the album artwork is awesome as well
    rottenroses rottenroses 16-17, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I live out a real musical. When I am uncomfortable and I can't find the words I sing. This can be really cute or really awkward
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    Aarh ! Listening to music, and why am I so addictive to it.......
    maker7705 maker7705 22-25, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Today it's about fun music: Joywave ("Tongues"), Big Data ("Dangerous"), and Vampire Weekend ("Step"), for starters...
    jamiegrrl jamiegrrl 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    Anybody else patiently waiting for The Ultraviolence by Lana Del Rey music video to come out? ;)
    BellyBoo5 BellyBoo5 16-17, F 5 Responses 1 hr ago

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    People have no taste in music.
    TheLostSoulOfTheEvilAngel TheLostSoulOfTheEvilAngel 13-15 3 Responses 50 mins ago

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    These are some of the reasons why I feel the need to die. Abuse. Bullying. Intrusions. Hatred. Scorn. Rejection. Other people focused on my life exclusively and somehow them...
    deepscar deepscar 46-50, F 14 Responses Jul 1

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    A second visit. The lord high jerk came to a nearby camp. To inspect cleanliness. Maybe. To pilfer left overs. Probably. Hes known for pilferring sites. Some...
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 1

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    When i was a kid i loved music, at a younger age i had the wish to become a singer and a rapper,back at the time i was really inspired by artists and groups like 2pac, D12, NWA...
    Ralphael Ralphael 18-21, M 19 hrs ago

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    My husband is an incredibly talented musician. He doesn't read music but can play anything after hearing it a few times. When he was in high school he taught himself how to play...
    grettamoss grettamoss 31-35, F Jul 15

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    I need some really good Roadtrip music. An 8 hour drive awaits me in a few days and I need a good playlist. I listen to absolutely EVERY genre of music,there nothing I don't like!
    appleof5 appleof5 16-17, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    At the present moment, I often tell myself. I need more money to win my battles. Tomorrow, I will say. I need smarter men to win my war.
    adamfducas adamfducas 22-25, M Jul 1

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    My fiancee and I had been together for about 6 years. We started dating sophomore year of college and were long distance for those 3 years. We made it work and these 6 years were...
    EngagementOff EngagementOff 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 6

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