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I Wonder What It Feels Like to Be Emo

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    Everyone jokes about being emo and goth and hitting their arm screaming "I'M EMO! I'M EMO!" But now, I wonder what REAL emo people feel like inside. Are they depressed? Are they hyper? Are they just fine? You never know what it feels like until you are actually emo, I...
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine 18-21, F 2 Responses May 29, 2008

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    My Life Juz Sucks!

    It juz sucks! I can't actually take this any longer. As an Emo, i'm always betrayed by my closest friends who are not. I always feel so depressed and hurt whenever they tried to treathen me. I juz like to be alone, that's all. Not avoiding anyone. They always misunderstood...
    EmoKydz EmoKydz 13-15, F Feb 18, 2009

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    Sometimes, Not Always

    I get all emo an depressed and 'God my life is horrible itmeansnothing!!!!' Kinda beautifull state of mind in its own right. Death is beautifull in a dark way. Lately i've been wondering wha Hell is like... Any suggestions aotu etternal pilgrimaga and torture? I will be grateful...
    sayonaranow sayonaranow 18-21, F Feb 12, 2013

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    What Is An Emo Anyway?

    I really cant imagine being emo, loving life the way I do. Not even when I´m depressed. Maybe it´s really weird but I find emo´s fascinating. I just don´t get them. First of all, I can´t seem to see the point in cutting yourself. I mean, why would...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F Jun 26, 2008

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    It Is My Concern About My Age If It Is Okay?

    I am wondering if I can become to be emo without any cut or anything because I love black, white and gray but I am kind older and I don't know if I will taking that because I am 42.  it can be for any age like from 14 to 50 year old? do they??  Can u tell me about it...
    Chaska Chaska 41-45 1 Response Sep 11, 2008

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    iambacknow iambacknow 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Sometimes I wonder what people perceive me as, I know it shouldn't really matter but I like to feel approachable but confident as an individual, struggled for a long time with...
    chamlav chamlav 18-21, F Sep 16

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    I found out how much I've isolated myself from others due to my recent issues where my partner of 6 years moved out im not sure if we can work things out he tells me we can but it...
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    Judging by my appearance and my appearance only, what kind of person do you think I am? For example, likes, hobbies, music taste, favorite color, religion, etc. I'm just wondering...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 16

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    What people see is a perception! We see, hear of it throuh our natural senses. The understanding, throught process and then projecting an impression and/or a deception. The...
    intheair2nite intheair2nite 46-50, F 8 Responses Sep 21

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    Self observance is not one my strong points. It is one where I don't really care to exercise or develop especially when you battle depression. The possibility of self damage is too...
    InTheShadowsAgain InTheShadowsAgain 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    i wonder what people see in me, wat i look like to my self is a girl who is not pretty, has thick horrable tangled hair, and fat but people look at me and say im pretty im not sure...
    TheColorfulDino TheColorfulDino 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I wonder what people really see when they look at me. Do they see a depressed person just walking by. Do they see a monster in a hoodie, avoiding eye contact at any cost. Do they...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 11

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    I wonder what people actually see in me. I don't know why so much people like me, I'm just funny and nice, is that really all you need to be for a good friend?? Ugh I don't know...
    Smexyshannonxo Smexyshannonxo 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    I wonder what people see when they look at me. Do they see a normal girl? Do they see a weirdo? Do they see a nerd? I get kind of paranoid over this kind of thing, though I've been...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I wonder what people really see when they look at me. Do they see my beautiful smile that holds all my insecurities. Maybe they see my fear held deep with in my eyes. Can they see...
    SusieBlu SusieBlu 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 2

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    Then again I also probably wonder what means really means
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M a week ago

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    I wonder what people see in me. I dont see anything special...
    kyleigh188 kyleigh188 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    The daily struggle for me. Even though a lot of people tell me im a quiet and reserved person I still wonder what people see me as in there mind
    ihaveaname99 ihaveaname99 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am so sick of people judging other people for what they like, such as their music taste or whatever. Yeah, I like rock music, also metal, pop, top 40, dance, r&b, rap, and lots...
    SuperLemon SuperLemon 18-21, F Sep 13

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    I wish we just skipped to the afterlife. I wish we were never created. I hate this world. I feel stuck inside this body. I believe in God but sometimes I question his reasons for...
    kjonesr kjonesr 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I'm a very different person no one know me I hide in the shadows In school am a active person and social but I never let anyone into my life I never let them see who the real me is...
    mattlopeza mattlopeza 13-15, M 3 Responses Sep 9

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    Why do I continue to suffer day in and day out? Everyone I know has abandoned me. What will be left of me when I'm dead? There was nothing when I lived. People assume it's never...
    Oldwounds Oldwounds 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 13

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    Sometimes i constantly have these thoughts, why am i here, can i make a difference, is it only me who feels this way, sees things this way, am i alone and what is my purpose here...
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 13-15, F Sep 15

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    Things I miss... Butterflies in my tummy, smiling when no ones looking, choosing that special outfit just to hear how beautiful you look. Ever wonder if you will experience these...
    Africankiss Africankiss 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    The memories of missed opportunities and what ifs can conjure up powerful emotions of regret. Look, I have regretted a lot of things in my life, but this was the big one. It was...
    jonbz17 jonbz17 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I fell now what a broken heart feels 😢 Im inlove to him but he doesn't fell they same :( my heart broke when I hear from him that he's been inlove with someone :(
    bleszy bleszy 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Its kinda lame that I try to look emo... But well girls freaking love them so I try my best! Still wish I had more emo friends, for some fun ya know *coughs* xD
    ChipmunkTV ChipmunkTV 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    What's the point anymore? Honestly, I don't know anymore. Everyone treats you like ****, you keep it stored inside until one day when you're hanging from your ceiling by a rope. I...
    XdMaRiNoX13 XdMaRiNoX13 16-17, M 3 Responses Sep 2

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    this really is a really big thing to wonder, and of course if we could see what people saw of us then it would be a terrible depressing thing. but I wonder it so much...
    brookel16 brookel16 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 17

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    It makes no sense because I don't like punk or metal music, but I love the way punk/emo guys look, they are so damn attractive, is there any punk guys looking for a preppy...
    biboy97 biboy97 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    Unfortunately too often. Or fortunately. Depending on what i want to be. Saint or jerk.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 1

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    The night comes...the day ends..time to reflect..time to think over and over...and ask yourself...what's there more to life? Seems like time passes by...you try hard..you live..you...
    genesis99 genesis99 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    You see someone everyday. Take part in the same superficial conversation, but have you ever stopped, looked them in the eye and sincerely asked how they are doing? My family has...
    nipplelover43 nipplelover43 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Wonder alot. We moved alot. Then i moved alot. Some apartments felt like home. For two years. Or three. Or five. But home is now a lost feeling. Want to be...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 20

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    >When you walk into those memories and see them draped with what your love has put there...the secrets you shared...the kiss that goes on forever.....I sincerely hope so. But for...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M 7 Responses a week ago

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    I really really wonder too, unfortunatelly answer is ; yes !
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Things would of been much better or worst .. I guess all never know :/ But all I know is that everything I did I did it for him.. Kus I thought it was the best I could do for him...
    Verano93 Verano93 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I wonder how life would have been had I made a decision on choosing my current man as opposed to the one I chose.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Life is so dull 99% of the time. It's no wonder humans (and other animals) like getting high. Or creating fantasy worlds in the form of books, films and games. Or even just zoning...
    Dontcare8 Dontcare8 26-30, F 18 Responses 5 days ago

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    You sometimes think you want to disappear, but all you want is to be found. You say your life is not worth living, but all you want is for someone to tel you there life is worse...
    Isis33 Isis33 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    Just wonder if people could see me as a decent person even if i've done some bad stuff in my past. I've changed, so i'm just qurious if people let you have a second chance at...
    Chess92 Chess92 22-25, M 6 Responses Sep 2

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    Sometime I wonder why some people very childish in relationship. I think you need to have this kind of understanding, maturity and honesty. This is how to keep the relationship...
    anasitianisah anasitianisah 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I have had plenty of good things happen to me in life that most people would be grateful for, yet I can never seem to be happy for long and I continue to feel more and more...
    K3TTLE K3TTLE 31-35, M Sep 5

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    I wonder, but I don't really want to know. Especially if its something bad, they can keep it to themselves .-.
    laurynnm43 laurynnm43 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    So used to being let down and lied to... I wonder if anyone can be truthful or of I'll ever be able to trust how people say they feel about me.
    Wranglergirl33 Wranglergirl33 22-25, F Sep 7

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    And I am not sure why. Maybe I want an "No" from other people? Want to be told what I cant do? Maybe I want to say no to other people and Things. Some time ago when I took one of...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Sep 13

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