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I Wonder What It Feels Like to Be Emo

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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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    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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    Do You Know?

    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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    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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    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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    How do u get thru a day without a smile, a positive word or even a kind one? I always thought that the meaning of life was love and family. I have the love of my children. Every...
    wanthimtoNEEDme wanthimtoNEEDme 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    I wonder if the process to get married was as lengthy and tedious as the one to divorce, would anyone really bother? Today I took one more step in this long drawn out divorce...
    MelMel68 MelMel68 31-35, F a week ago

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    Screamo and punk rock absolutely. Emo is kind of a changing thing that comes and goes, and while I might not like heavy metal, I probably know more good heavy metal songs than most...
    BrokenWingedDove BrokenWingedDove 16-17 1 Response Feb 15

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    I wonder what if I gotten in the big awesome resource rich school With good looking people with better attitudes A school where I can't really be known by almost all grade level...
    amongstleshadows amongstleshadows 16-17, M Feb 11

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    I'm a very strong and confident person, so I honestly don't care about anyone's negative opinions of me. I'm not perfect by any means, but I'm a good person and I do my best, and...
    AntiveninKiss AntiveninKiss 22-25, F a week ago

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    I do wonder what people think of me, or whether they understand something I say or do the way I meant it. But I also take this literally. Like, if I'm looking at a green chair, and...
    GenevieveH GenevieveH 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 14

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    About 15 years ago I was attending a dear friend's bachelorette party in New Orleans. We were at a club on Bourbon Street. Dancing to the music of an amazing DJ, who was also a...
    Joyfullness Joyfullness 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    i wonder what people see in us when we walk by
    Dandrew96 Dandrew96 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 19

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    Sometimes I wonder what people really see when they look at me. Do they see the nice girl whose always smiling? or can they see something else behind my smile?
    Silent15 Silent15 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I wonder what people think of when they see me, I look different and dress different then the majority of people I usually am around. I've gotten better with self image...
    JakeTheSlenderMan JakeTheSlenderMan 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    I've never wanted to kill myself. But I have wondered what the people who say they're my friends would react to me dying
    TheWinterSpirit TheWinterSpirit 13-15, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Feeling lazy. Will paraphrase. Lots. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (hereby referred to as MBTI) is a pretty popular personality test people use to find out which one of only 16...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    *tried to be punk* *accidentally became emo* *accepts being emo* emo. my life tbh
    noriebby noriebby 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I know what love could do to you. Breaks you and tears you into little pieces. I just wish I had more control over my feelings and wished that my heart asked me for my permission...
    jiajee jiajee 18-21 5 Responses Feb 7

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    I love emo girls, but I would really would love to have one as my girlfriend.
    craz3f8g craz3f8g 18-21 Feb 16

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    I loved someone, but they died before I could tell them how I felt. I loved another, but he didn't know how to love me back, instead I was his crutch and he was only my pain and...
    thedeadprincess thedeadprincess 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    To live... The two hardest words I've ever had to face. People always tell me that I need to live a little but it's harder than it looks. I can't live without forgiving and...
    Vagabond01 Vagabond01 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    I am still wondering why I dreamed of a guy whom I just met. Moreover he's much older than me and I like him but just as a friend, no more !! Is it normal guys ? :/
    pappaya91 pappaya91 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have been a lot of things to a lot of people, but i myself have never really been pampered. maybe i never opened myself to it, sometimes we get so consumed with life, we forget...
    mor2life3 mor2life3 51-55, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Plesiosaur! No wondering needed. It'd be that for sure.
    AngelaNix AngelaNix 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    "Didn't we almost have it all?" This song was playing as I typed this post. And this got me thinking about the what ifs, the what could've beens, parallel timelines or whatever...
    thecasualdilettante thecasualdilettante 22-25, F Feb 9

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    Crazy enough.. We are all going to die someday. And I often wonder the days I open my eyes to a new day, until I close them for the next day.. Crazy enough.. We don't even know...
    musicvideographer musicvideographer 31-35, M Feb 10

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    I honestly do not get it.... what are we working so hard for? What are we trying to do? Why? It feel like I am working as hard as I do and the only good that comes from it is for...
    Krie Krie 22-25 5 Responses Feb 14

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    Wonder how long it would take people to notice if I just disappeared
    bleedingouttheeyes bleedingouttheeyes 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    see and think over their action which is quiet unreasonable n so stupid...why the hell they have to kill all of that people,slaughtered them without any merciful. so whats if they...
    alfhyraawal alfhyraawal 16-17, F Feb 18

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    I wonder if anyone just looks at me and thinks "wow she's beautiful" or "I wish she was my gf"
    unknown413 unknown413 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Like what do they see, what kind of person do they think I am, do I interest people, etc ..
    emiri77 emiri77 18-21, F Feb 8

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    Like what do they see, what kind of person do they think I am, do I interest people, etc ..
    emiri77 emiri77 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 8

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    I am a shy quiet good kind hearted guy which is what the girls are looking for so they say, yet whenever I meet a girl after a short while of us talking and getting on really well...
    rodwood rodwood 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    I feel like if I just didn't get up, nobody would notice. I could just go on and on already dead and it would be weeks before anyone found out. What's the point if my life doesn't...
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M Feb 11

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    i wanna die but i don't wanna commit suicide.... or at least not yet. I'm a lonely **** who can't get girls. I'm so lonely. lonely as ****. I've never had a real gf. no one there...
    cloud7one cloud7one 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I would tell you that I love you tonight, But I know that I got time on my side, Where are ya going? Why are you leaving so soon? Is there somewhere else better for you? What is...
    Tr3asur3dLuv Tr3asur3dLuv 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Each moment is an opportunity to make different decisions. Right now I am very tired. I think I have been doing many things right but I am too tired to do anything at all. It is a...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 5 Responses Feb 15

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    Well I'm still alive. I'd like for it to be the opposite, but I'm to much of a coward to end it all. What's the use in writing a suicide note when I can't even attempt to harm...
    MadNocturnes MadNocturnes 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    I am just sitting here thinking as I watch the news, job markets etc.. just what he future holds for our children. As a boy, I had no worries about the future. I grew up playing...
    luigiartist luigiartist 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    What is this life you see with your senses? What is all we see and what does the picture of "reality" mean?
    voicesvoices voicesvoices 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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